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Mekong Tours - Cantho Food Tour

93 Mau Than | Xuan Khan, Ninh Kieu, Can Tho 92000, Vietnam
+84 90 785 29 27
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Best Tour on our Trip

We just had the best time and went to amazing places which we would never had seen if we didn’t do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mok0212
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Amazing evening with great food

One of the best things to do in Can Tho! It was a lovely evening with amazing food and we got a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tini B
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Join the Local Can Tho Street Food Tour and explore Cantho life through the food we eat. Learn more about our food and the culture of the Mekong-Delta. What will you experience+ A walk through some of the upcoming locations in Can Tho city+ Absolutely local street food+ Locally produced beer and freshly-made fruit drinks+ The Mekong city life through the eyes of a local and cultural stories on the corners we pass+ Interesting facts about the food we eat+ Meeting other international traveller and locals. Celebrate Mekong Street Food: ❶ We start the tour at a place where we get a deep fried fish tofu stick and beef snack balls (7.000VND). ❷ We continue to a place in the food street, where we eat Banh Cong (10.000 VND), a Can Tho traditional pie cake made from a mixture of green beans, little shrimp and minced pork, which is steamed and then deep fried in a flour dough. ❸ At the next location we try “Nem Nuong” - pork BBQ rolled up in rice paper with rice noodles, lettuce, thin banana slices, Asian basil, mint, pineapple, coriander, fresh herbs and leaves, that you dip in a yummy sweet-spicy sauce (18.000 VND/portion). ❸ If you are getting thirsty, do not worry. We will right away stop by a local pub and enjoy an extra-large jug of “Phong Dinh” beer (36.000 VND/2L), the locally produced beer named after the historic name of Can Tho city. ❺ Arriving at the riverside a friendly lady, known by the Can Tho youth since their childhood, “Di map” (Jie map), will make us the most yummy sticky rice (6.000 VND). ❻ We will end our evening excursion at a street cafe in the quay area with a fresh smoothie made from fruits of the delta (15.000 VND). Options: As we have dozens of locations and hundreds of street food stalls in the city, we can adapt the tour to the preferences of our daily groups. There is an option of a Vegetarian tour or an “Out of the ordinary tour” available where you can try rather strange food like grilled field mice, snakes, frogs or snails.Start: 6.30 pm daily. Place: 93 Mau Than Street, Xuan Khanh, Ninh Kieu in Can Tho. Price: Pay What You Like at the end of the tour.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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93 Mau Than | Xuan Khan, Ninh Kieu, Can Tho 92000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just had the best time and went to amazing places which we would never had seen if we didn’t do the tour. Our guide is a great person who knows everything about the city and the best places to eat and introduced us in...More

Thank mok0212
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best things to do in Can Tho! It was a lovely evening with amazing food and we got a great inisght of Vietnam from our fantastic guide Thoai. It is definitely recommend and also perfect for vegetarians. We had a great time...More

Thank Tini B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I took this tour with Tran Thoai and it was great! We really appreciated his insight into both the food and modern life in Vietnam. We highly recommend checking this out!

Thank Sunaree M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We can totally recommend this food tour. Cheap & good food and a lot of information from a friendly and funny english speaking guide. Thanks for the nice evening (-:

Thank Karl D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food tours are one of the best thing you can do at night time while traveling around Vietnam. It is a good way to meet people, know the colture, eat cheap and understand the place. Mekong tours was excellent, the guide us very friendly and...More

Thank Paolo C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We read a lot of nice comments about the Food Tour on TripAdvisor and we decided t to join them on our only evening in Can Tho and it was a really nice evening. We could taste a lot of good food, we got instructions...More

Thank shabee86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was great. Without a guide we would have never known these places existed and the specialties they served. Thoai was a great guy. The knowledge and history he gave us of the country was outstanding. I would take the trip again if I was...More

Thank BrianDonahue31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

tried many local delicacies and learned a great deal about the local culture and society. highly recommend trying some of more unusual dishes! Thoai is a great guide!

Thank ecoop89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoai was our guide in the morning for the river tour, then again at night for the food tour and we had such a great time! He’s lots of fun and a real foodie at heart. Showed us some Vietnamese food we had never seen...More

Thank lemongrass26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoai was the best guide!!! Smiling and happy. Just made us feel happy and very full. The food was good too, a perfect experience! We were perfectly happy! Thank you.

Thank Trine B
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nat_hng
8 November 2016|
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Response from KateMaC_88 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Can Tho Food tour is only at night and meets at a hotel in Can Tho. It starts 6:30pm, lasts for a few hours, and is a walking tour so I don't think there is any transportation back to Saigon. I would recommend... More
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Caroline B
20 April 2016|
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Response from Anke B | Reviewed this property |
I stayed in the Hotel that's organising it, the Xoai Hotel. If you cannot find any email address just drop during the day to sign up for the tour. But since they are not very busy with tourists at the moment you should... More
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hpybdaymrpresident
21 February 2016|
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I booked in the hostel.
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