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Xoi Yen

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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All reviews sticky rice chinese sausage fried shallots soy milk pork pate beans fries pasta english menu meat floss street food popular with the locals comfort food low tables authentic vietnamese old quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dropped by for a quick breakfast just before work. Very busy place, very tasty sticky rice. Especially the Xôi Xéo Gà. Very yummy, service was alright. Everything was really good until the last minute when I tried to pay with credit card and they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank henrynguyen1307
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best meals we ate in Hanoi - highly recommend bbq pork and salted egg. Also entertaining watching the slick production line

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sophie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended Xoi Yen and glad we took her advice. Pulled up our tiny little stool and sat on the side walk. Ordered a few dishes that others around us were having, couple of Saigon beers and had a brilliant meat. $4 CAD. Very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BuccaneerDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sticky rice? We had another version of sticky rice back home but the one we tasted here in old quarters, Hanoi so different and yet tastefully yummy.As this was our first time at the shop and the menu was not helpful, we ask the waiter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chuah S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed very closed from Yen's so I had twice times here. never disappointed with sherred chicken and steamed white sticky rice, special if you love to eat like local, do not forget caramel stock, dried onion and pickle. Everything really matched each other. Highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jmarvin25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sticky rice, mung bean, crispy fried onions.. sounds basic but ohhh sooo tasty and so filling and for only .90cents a bowl! Yum yum yum! Made my tummy so happy! Great way to start the day!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank captainpeanuts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited to try the renowned sticky rice. Sat down and the menu was literally thrown on to the table with a look of pure disdain. The guy left without a word with just another look of disgust on his face. I got up and left....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bomchickawaawaa
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

I would say this place is really good, for what it is. We had two servings with meat and 2 beers and the total was only $4. We were both full and couldn’t quite finish our bowls. Now it certainly lacks ambiance (plastic stools and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank NDSuzieQ
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic sticky rice with tender pork. We tried a few different varieties of the sticky rice, but the simplest option seemed to be the best. Very hearty and filling. They do dine in and take out. Large beers for cheap too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EddieDean99
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

Delicious sticky rice with onion and fat, with some beef on top. Simple, cheap (less than 2$) and quick. Lots of locals at this place and every time we walk by they are busy. Plastic chairs and tables along the street for that unique, authentic...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Colin O
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Rachael Y
14 July 2018|
Response from ECKLKualaLumpur | Reviewed this property |
Not quite. Without the meat accompaniment, you just get rice and egg. It’s not the point of trying Xoi Yen.
Anne T
31 March 2018|
Response from ECKLKualaLumpur | Reviewed this property |
It’s noted on the menu.
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