Located in west-northern Vietnam, Sapa is famous for its beautiful mountainous landscape and distinct culture of our ethnic groups. Read Best Time to Visit Sapa and Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station to have access to thorough information about this mountainous town. While exploring the beauty of Sapa, you will also be amazed by the many different kinds of ethnic foods of the people in the area. Enjoy a hot meal in the cool weather of Sapa overseeing the stunning landscape. The best restaurants in Sapa are listed below. Most of them are Vietnamese restaurants. However, many restaurants have a combined menu of Vietnamese and Western cuisine, so you won’t need to worry about craving Western food anymore.

Viet Discovery Restaurant – Thang Co A Quynh

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Viet Discovery Restaurant, also called Thang Co A Quynh, has been a famous brand in Sapa for a long time. Located in the center of the town, this restaurant is cozy yet it’s a great display of high mountainous architecture. The diversified menu of the restaurant includes famous ethnic dishes delicately processed with unique spices of the highlands. The outstanding dishes of the restaurant are thang co (horse meat soup), lau ca hoi (salmon hotpot), lau ca tam (sturgeon hotpot), ga den (black chicken), com lam (fried rice-in-bamboo-tube), thit lon cap nach (free-range pig), and thit hun khoi (bacon). In particular, the special ethnic music program of the H’Mong people is organized by the restaurant on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Address: 15 Thach Son street, Sapa
Website: Thang Co A Quynh
Opening Hours: 7 AM – 10 PM
Price Range: 100,000 VND – 330,000 VND

A Phu Restaurant

Located in the center of the town and near Stone Church, A Phu is a famous restaurant in Sapa. The food is mainly comprised of ethnic dishes such as thang co, lau ca hoi, lau ca hoi, thit lon cap nach, and ga den. If you go with a big group, the price will be cheaper. Apart from delicious food, the restaurant is highly recommended due to their  professional staff.

Address: 15 Fansipan street, Sapa
Website: A Phu Restaurant
Opening Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM
Price Range: 40,000 VND – 800,000 VND

Moment Romantic Restaurant

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Moment Romantic is a little cozy restaurant where you can say goodbye to the hassle and crowds. The food is mainly ethnic dishes which are delicious and unique. Lau ca tam and goi ca hoi (salmon salad) are the favorite dishes of the restaurant. Despite the high quality of food, the price is not expensive. In particular, the staff is friendly and ready to help you with local recommendations.

Address: 26 Muong Hoa street, Sapa
Website: Moment Romantic Restaurant
Opening Hours: 6:30 AM – 10 PM
Price Range: 50,000 – 150,000 VND

Good Morning View Restaurant

Good Morning View is a nice restaurant decorated in the ethnic style. You can have many options with the diversified menu such as ethnic food, traditional Vietnamese food, vegetarian food, and Western food. The delicious dishes are outstanding, not to mention their beautiful presentation. Spring rolls and egg coffee are the most favorite food and drink in the restaurant. The staff is friendly, professional, and good at English which is a plus for the restaurant.

Address: 47 Muong Hoa street, Sapa
Website: Good Morning View Restaurant
Opening Hours: 8:30 AM – 10 PM

Little Vietnam Restaurant

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Little Vietnam is a family-owned restaurant, so don’t be surprised if you make some new friends and family while you enjoy your time here. The family is kind, hospitable, and happy to share a story with you. The restaurant usually has some combos including many dishes in one meal with sizeable portions, so that you can enjoy a full meal at a reasonable price. The menu is diversified with Vietnamese food, Western food, and vegetarian food. Coconut chicken curry comes highly recommended.

Address: 14 Muong Hoa street, Sapa
Website: Little Vietnam Restaurant
Opening Hours: 9 AM – 11 PM
Price Range: 50,000 – 300,000 VND

Luckydaisy’s Bamboo Bar + Restaurant

Luckydaisy’s Bamboo is not only a bar and restaurant but also a homestay in Ta Van Giay village. This village is home to the Giay ethnic people in Sapa and Luckydaisy’s Bamboo is the best restaurant here. This restaurant is situated in an ethnic house, so you can eat like the locals eat. Luckydaisy’s Bamboo is cozy and beautifully decorated with an affordable price. The menu specializes in Vietnamese food but it also has some Western food, and all of the dishes are fresh and tasty. Dutch Gouda Cheese is a must-try dish in this restaurant. The highlight is that you are more than welcome to eat together with the family owner and other people that are staying in the homestay.

Address: Ta Van Giay 1 village, Ta Van commune, Sapa
Website: Luckydaisy’s Bamboo Bar + Restaurant
Opening Hours: 8 AM – 10 PM

Good Morning Vietnam

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Good Morning Vietnam is has attractive wooden furniture and you can observe the beautiful landscape from the window. The menu includes vegetarian food, Vietnamese food, and a little bit of Western food. The recommended dishes in this restaurant are coconut chicken curry and honey duck. The amazing views are also complemented by the professional and friendly staff of the restaurant.

Address: 63B Fansipan street, Sapa
Website: Good Morning Vietnam
Opening Hours: 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Price Range: 50,000 – 150,000 VND

Sapa Natureview

Sapa Natureview is a spacious restaurant which specializes in both Vietnamese and Western cuisine. The food quality is really good and the service is superb with friendly and helpful staff. You can try many different kinds of food, but spring rolls and honey chicken are the most favorite dishes here. In particular, the views from the terrace are extraordinary where you can overlook the vast mountain and valley below.

Address: 61 Fansipan street, Sapa
Website: Sapa Natureview
Opening Hours: 7 AM – 10 PM
Price Range: 100,000 – 330,000 VND

Aira Restaurant & Bar

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Aira Restaurant & Bar is situated on the ground floor of Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel which takes 15 minutes uphill walking or five minutes by taxi from the Stone Church. Two wood-burning fireplaces installed in the middle of the luxury restaurant make you feel warm on cold winter days. Aira Restaurant & Bar specializes in both Vietnamese and Western cuisine, has a wide-range wine list, and superior service. Beautiful views of the valley and mountain is the plus of the restaurant. I highly recommend the duck with passion fruit sauce and chicken curry.

Address: Ground Floor, Aira Boutique Sapa Hotel, 30 Hoang Lien street, Sapa
Website: Aira Restaurant & Bar
Opening Hours: 6:30 AM – 10 PM

Anise Sapa Restaurant

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As a mid-range restaurant, Anise Sapa has a varied menu of Vietnamese food, Western food, and vegetarian food. The restaurant has a brick fireplace and is decorated with ethnic items and pictures of Sapa on the wall. Chicken schnitzel and smoked sausage are the most recommended dishes. The chef and staff are friendly, professional, and they even speak good English.

Address: 21 Xuan Vien street, Sapa
Website: Anise Sapa Restaurant
Opening Hours: 7 AM – 10 PM

The Hill Station

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The Hill Station doesn’t have an attractive exterior, but the inside is a different story. It’s comprised of a large space with two floors, rustic wood decor, and nice atmosphere. Western food, Vietnamese food, and vegetarian food are all served in the restaurant, but it has the widest selection of Western food. Craft beer, a good selection of cheeses, and cold cuts are the highlight of the restaurant. The manager of this restaurant is an Englishman who loves to have a conversation with the guests.

Address: 7 Muong Hoa street, Sapa
Website: The Hill Station
Opening Hours: 7 AM – 11 PM

When coming to Sapa, remember to visit some of these restaurants so that you can have the best food and service among hundreds of restaurants out there. We also discuss other interesting features about Sapa on our blog. Have a look at the articles below.

How to Spend One Week in Sapa – Itinerary Included

Sapa Trekking Guide: Valleys, Villages, Mountains and Clouds

Understand the Ethnic Minorities in Sapa – Part 1: The H’mong and the Red Dao

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