Best Food In Sapa You Should Try

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Best Food In Sapa You Should Try

Being favored by nature, Sapa is known as a paradise for tourists to relax. People who come here will be enchanted by its fresh air, cool climate, range after range of mountains, outstanding scenery, and especially the amazing culinary scene. Also inheriting traditional spices like Hanoi cuisine, but best food in Sapa brings extremely unique and different experiences. Let’s go with GADT Travel to answer tourists’ questions such as “Where to eat in Sapa?” or “What to eat in Sapa?” by suggesting best restaurants to taste the most famous dishes people should try in Sapa.

1. Thang Co

Thang Co

Wandering markets in the town, visitors can easily find this best local food in Sapa with a strange name - Thang Co. It is a soup made from beef, buffalo meat, horse organs, stewed bones, raw vegetables and many special spices. This best food in Sapa is a traditional delicacy of the H'Mong people and is nearly 200 years old. When enjoying this dish, it will give a greasy and bitter taste - extremely suitable for the cold weather in Sapa.

*Recommended places to eat in Sapa:

  • Thang co A Quynh
    Address: No.15 Thach Son Street, Sapa Town.
    Opening hours: 9:00 - 23:00

  • Thang co A Phu
    Address: No.15 Fansipan Street, Sapa Town.
    Opening hours: 9:00 - 23:00

2. Com Lam (Sticky Rice In The Bamboo Tube)

Sticky Rice In The Bamboo Tube

This famous Sapa food to eat is a simple yet delicious specialty of the town. To make this dish, native people spend hours selecting, cleaning and chopping the bamboo into the perfect size, once the bamboo is cleaned, they stuff glutinous rice in the bamboo tube with a pinch of salt and local stream water. When tasting this best food in Sapa, the taste of sticky rice, the spiciness of ginger, the sweetness of bamboo water, the taste of banana leaves, the smell of the smoke from the fire is really captivating.

*Recommended places to eat in Sapa:

  • Sapa Grilling Area
    Address: Cau May Street, Sapa Town.

  • The Hill Station Signature Restaurant
    Address: No.37 Fansipan Street, Sapa Town.
    Opening hours: 7:00 - 23:00

3. Thit Trau Gac Bep (Buffalo Meat Upstairs Kitchen)

Buffalo Meat Upstairs Kitchen

In Sapa, travelers are able to find a variety of dried meats at the local market yet the most popular one is buffalo meat. The Black Thai ethnic people marinate with salt, pepper, garlic, and ginger to create a very exclusive flavor the meat then hangs in their kitchens for about eight months to a year to create this must-eat food in Sapa. When savoring it, squeeze some lime juice on, the first bite will always be a little tough, but after that, people can enjoy the savor, the sweetness, and the sourness dancing in their mouth.

*Recommended places to eat in Sapa:

  • Duy Chien Store
    Address: No. 57 Thach Son Street, Sapa Town.

  • Sapa Grilling Area
    Address: Cau May Street, Sapa Town.

4. Sapa Black Chicken

Sapa Black Chicken

Black color not only appears in the beautiful picture of Sapa nightlife but also in this top specialty food of Sapa. Sapa black chicken can be processed into many delicious dishes such as fried, sautéed, steamed, or boiled, but Sapa black chicken grilled with honey is still a name on the list to be worth trying when coming to this misty highland. When eating, the sweet taste of honey, the mild sourness of salt and pepper soup mixed with firm black chicken and the sweet aroma after grilling will surely conquer all visitors. In addition, Sapa stewed black chicken is also a consideration when it is an extremely nutritious dish and is extremely suitable for those who want to improve cardiovascular problems.

*Recommended places to eat in Sapa:

  • Sapa Smile
    No.18 Cau May, Sapa Town.

  • A Phu Restaurant
    Address: No.15 Fansipan Street, Sapa Town.


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