Food in Can Tho features a unique taste of Vietnamese riverside cuisine and has received praise from many international tourists. Unlike the strong flavors of the Central region or the bold tastes of the North, Western Vietnamese cuisine offers a sweeter palate. This region is renowned for numerous famous sweet desserts like pomelo tea, sweet green bean gruel, and Mrs. Ba’s sweet treats,… Here are 9 of the finest Can Tho Restaurants that you must try in 2024!

1. Cay Buoi Restaurants

  • Cay Buoi 2 Restaurant: Song Hau Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu District.
  • Cay Buoi 3 Restaurant: No. 9, Ly Thai To, Hung Phu Ward, Cai Rang District
  • Cay Buoi 6 Restaurant: Lot 3 Quang Trung Street, Hung Phu Ward, Cai Rang District
  • Opening hours: 06:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Price range: 70,000 – 400,000 VND 

Filled with a collection of contemporary art, the Cay Buoi restaurant is highly recommended by both domestic and international tourists. The restaurant has three branches in Ninh Kieu and Cai Rang districts and can accommodate up to 3,000 guests simultaneously. 

With over 20 years of experience, it is not a surprise that Cay Buoi Restaurant always remains top 1 in the ranking of best dining restaurants. Notable dishes such as Striped catfish, Fish soup with Chinese celery and tomatoes, Crispy goat legs and Stone-grilled beef are all carefully prepared by famous chefs, making sure that you can enjoy the most scrumptious ever.  

2. Tay Do Restaurant

  • Address: 5 Ly Thai To, Cai Rang, Can Tho
  • Opening Hours: 06:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Price Range: 13,000 VND – 70,000 VND


Tay Do Restaurant is just 2 kilometers from the center of Can Tho, known as one of the most sought-after places to dine and spend the night in the Mekong Delta region. The restaurant offers a cozy atmosphere and tasting menu using sensational local produce.

Delectable dishes include grilled chopped beef, crispy spring rolls, lotus stem salad with shrimp and meat, and mixed beef hotpot. Besides, tourists can sit down for a while and try refreshing beverages, such as coffee, tea, cocoa, yogurt, fresh juices, or smoothies. All are locally sourced. 

3. Hoa Su Restaurant

  • Address: Roundabout at Con Cai Khe, Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho City
  • Opening Hours: 08:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Price Range: Approximately 150,000 VND per dish

Be sure not to miss Hoa Lu Restaurant, which is located at Le Loi Street, Ninh Kieu District. The restaurant offers an idyllic view over the river nearby and a tranquil atmosphere, which is suitable for those wanting to immerse in the rustic architecture reminiscent of the Mekong Delta countryside. 

Hoa Su restaurant is known as a gastronomy paradise thanks to its fermented fish sauce hotpot, countryside-style hotpot, aromatic snails grilled with pepper, softshell turtle stewed with wine, and banana blossom shredded chicken salad. Occasionally, tourists have a chance to enjoy Southern amateur music during their serving. 

4. Gio Chieu Restaurant

  • Address: C161 Nguyen Van Cu, An Khanh, Ninh Kieu, Can Tho City
  • Opening Hours: 08:00 AM – 09:00 PM
  • Price Range: 50,000 VND – 200,000 VND per dish

Dishes having chicken as the main ingredient is the signature of Gio Chieu Restaurant. Standouts include simmered chicken, salted roasted chicken, steamed chicken with lemon salt and pepper seasoning, and chicken hotpot.

Open for lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday, Gio Chieu Restaurant is the best place for family reunions or gatherings with friends or colleagues. 

5. Bake Garden Korea Con Khuong

  • Address: 54 Nguyen Van Cu – Ninh Hoa – An Kieu
  • Opening hours: 2:00 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Price range: 189,000 – 269,000 VND per dish

If you want to try Korean food in Can Tho, head to Bake Garden Korea Con Khuong. With its prime location in the city center of Can Tho, the restaurant provides tourists with a clean, spacious environment and casual atmosphere.

The restaurant receives excellent feedback from patrons for its whole-hearted service and authentic taste of Korean cuisine. Particularly, barbecues are prepared carefully as the Korean recipes, making sure that eaters can enjoy the authentic taste of Korean food. 

6. Tomato – Pad Thai Restaurant

  • Address: 54 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Tan An, Ninh Kieu, Can Tho City
  • Opening Hours: 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Price Range: 50,000 VND – 150,000 VND per dish

Tomato – Pad Thai restaurant receives great attention from tourists from many countries and regions because its menu suits every taste, even the picky ones. It is so nice that you can try authentic Thai food on your trip to Can Tho, Vietnam right?

Standouts are Thai noodles, Thai salads, pad Thai, curries, and Thai-style fried rice. It would not be an exaggeration to say that from the first bite of dishes in Tomato – Pad Thai restaurant, you will fall in love with them. 

7. Say Steak House & Wine Bar

  • Address: 71/6 Alley 71, Hung Loi Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho
  • Opening Hours: 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Price Range: 250,000 VND – 800,000 VND per dish

If you are looking for a European-style restaurant, head to Say Steak House & Wine Bar. Every table is decorated in European style, making the atmosphere more romantic. Yet, your eyes will be firmly fixed on the dishes because the food is scrumptious and you will eat every last bite. 

8. Lua Nem Restaurant

  • Address: Cai Khe Riverside, Le Loi Street, Cai Khe Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho
  • Opening Hours: 06:00 AM – 11:00 PM
  • Price Range: 200,000 VND – 2,000,000 VND per dish

Situated within the Lua Nep Resort, Lua Nem Restaurant leaves a good impression on tourists. The restaurant is famed for its sun-kissed produce in Can Tho, ensuring patrons enjoy the most refreshing dishes each meal. 

Entering this food paradise, you can try scorched rice with caramelized fish sauce, grilled snakehead fish, coconut rice, squid steamed with ginger, and roasted chicken with sticky rice. 

9. Oc Nhe Restaurant

  • Address: 127 Vo Van Kiet – Ninh Kieu – Can Tho City
  • Opening Hours: 11:00 AM – 02:00 AM
  • Price Range: 40,000 VND – 500,000 VND per dish

The owner has chosen a simple name for the restaurant, and it quickly becomes familiar to both locals and tourists. Two dishes –  “the spicy Himalayan ribs” and “Thai-style fresh seafood” are signature dishes of Oc Nhe Restaurant, reflecting the abundant seafood source of the region. 

Also, nearly 300 diverse and unique dishes are served here. If it is too hard to choose one, then pick some to satisfy your taste. Maybe it’s like you are joining an adventure of flavors.


These are just a few options to explore the diverse culinary scene in Can Tho. Whether you’re craving traditional Vietnamese fare or looking to sample fresh seafood, you’re sure to find something to satisfy your appetite in this vibrant city. 

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