10 delicious donut shops in Hanoi, if you eat it once, you’ll be ‘addicted’


Hanoi is famous for many delicious dishes, especially traditional gifts. Roadside donut stalls always attract the attention of both children and adults. Below is a list of 10 delicious donut shops in Hanoi that you should visit.

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1. Gia Trinh donuts

  • Address: Alley 16A Ly Nam De, Quan Thanh, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • Price from: 3,000 VND/piece.
  • Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

When mentioning Hanoi’s oldest sweet donuts , it is impossible not to mention Gia Trinh donuts. This is a famous cake shop on Ly Nam De street. There are two types of donuts here: salty and sweet and there are many other types of traditional cakes, giving people more choices.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Gia TrinhPhoto: @giatrinh.baker

The donuts here are covered with lots of sesame and have an attractive aroma. The cake crust is oil-proof and is stored in clean, neat boxes. The store is spacious and looks very professional, but the prices here are not too expensive, very reasonable. For just a few thousand dong, you can enjoy a hot and attractive donut.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Gia TrinhPhoto: @wintoie

2. Hang Chieu Molasses Donuts

  • Address: 52 Hang Chieu, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • Price from: 4,000 VND/piece.
  • Opening hours: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hang Chieu Donuts is a famous sweet donut brand in Hanoi , especially in the Old Quarter. You often have to line up during rush hour to buy bags of hot cakes. The donuts just came out of the oven and are very delicious. The crust has a beautiful cockroach brown color and when you bite into it, you will feel the crunchiness. Inside, there is a thin layer of flexible dough, then a filling of ground green beans and delicious grated coconut. The filling is not too sweet, just easy to eat. 

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Mat DuongPhoto: @pagchu

In addition to honey donuts, this delicious donut shop in Hanoi also has sugar donuts with moderately sweet, nutty green bean filling. You can eat the cake when it’s still hot, when the crust is soft and chewy and the filling is still warm. Or if you want, you can wait for the cake to cool so that the molasses will harden, making the cake crust harder and still retain its crispness and sweetness.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Mat DuongPhoto: @duchieu.ne

3. Vong Thi Donuts

  • Address: Lane 242 Lac Long Quan, Tay Ho, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours from: 10:00 – 19:00.
  • Price from: 8,000 VND – 10,000 VND/piece.

It is  a Hanoi donut shop that is nearly 30 years old, located at alley 42 Lac Long Quan. Actually, there is no specific name, but because it is located on Vong Thi street, people often call the shop by that name. This donut shop has two types of fillings, including salty and sweet. Unlike other restaurants, people especially love the salty buns with a unique way of eating. Instead of just eating it as a snack, here people enjoy salty cakes with red sauce, mixed according to a special recipe, with a high consistency and harmonious sweet, sour, spicy, salty flavor. 

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Vong ThiPhoto: @mokhoet_hanoi

The savory filling of the cake is very delicious, made from stir-fried minced pork combined with wood ear mushrooms and shiitake mushrooms, seasoned with moderate spices. The crust is fried in oil and is crispy. Just take a bite and you can smell the fragrant dough. Coming here, everyone will definitely enjoy seeing images of ladies and girls working with meticulousness from kneading dough, shaping fillings, frying cakes to serving customers.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Vong ThiPhoto: @riviu.vn_hanoi

4. Goc Da donuts

  • Address: 52 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Price from: 7,000 VND – 15,000 VND.

Discovering Hanoi cuisine , this bakery is the ideal place for those who want to enjoy hot, crispy donuts with rich filling to warm their stomachs on rainy days. The address selling salty donuts on Ly Quoc Su street is easy to find. Here, customers will be attracted by the crispy fried crust and hot filling inside, optionally adding sweet and sour sauce or fish sauce.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Goc DaPhoto: @foody

Although the price of donuts here is quite cheap, the service quality and donut taste are not bad. The taste of the cake is very delicious, its size is quite large, so it not only warms your stomach but also makes you feel full. The sales staff here are very cute and friendly with customers. Not only locals but also other people who especially love this cake are also very sympathetic.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Goc DaPhoto: @foody

5. Donuts at 83 Vinh Ho

  • Address: 83 Vinh Ho, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Price: sweet cake 2,000 VND/piece, salty cake 5,000 VND/piece.

Donuts are a simple but irresistible cake. The appeal of this delicious donut shop in Hanoi lies in its crispy crust, not too thick and evenly fried so it’s not hard. The crispy crust creates an enjoyable feeling as soon as you bite into it, while inside there is a delicious filling.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Vinh HoPhoto: @eva.vn

Even though it is a popular restaurant in the market, 83 Vinh Ho donuts still receive love and support from customers. The shop is open from morning to night, so if you want to enjoy donuts at this address, you have more time options. Many people have come and chosen donuts here over the years.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Vinh HoPhoto: @eva.vn

6. Taurus sweet donuts

  • Address: Alley 126 Kim Nguu, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 14:30 – 19:00.
  • Price: sweet cake 4,000 VND/piece, savory cake 5,000 VND/piece.

One of the famous snack shops in Hanoi is Kim Nguu sweet donut shop. This restaurant has been highly appreciated by many people on food review sites. You can find two types of donuts here: sugar donuts and salty donuts. Salty donuts filled with meat, mushrooms, and wood ear mushrooms are more delicious and flavorful when eaten with spicy and sour dipping sauce and raw vegetables. 

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Kim NguuPhoto: @duchieu.ne

Sweet donuts are equally attractive. Compact, cut in half, the smooth coconut green bean filling has a moderately sweet taste and is covered with a layer of fragrant white sesame. To enjoy the crispy crust, you should eat the cake while it’s hot. The shop is located at the beginning of the alley so it’s easy to find, however during rush hour or when the shop is crowded, finding parking will become difficult. So it’s best to arrive early or order home delivery.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Kim NguuPhoto: @oishiiiii_ii

7. Dinh Liet donuts

  • Address: No. 16 Dinh Liet, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 09:00 – 22:00.
  • Price from: 4,000 VND – 10,000 VND/piece depending on type.

One of the delicious donut shops in Hanoi that has been around for a long time. This restaurant has existed since 1974 – 1975 so it is widely known. Everyone loves salty and sweet donuts. The sweet donut has a thin, crispy shell and is topped with a layer of nutty sesame seeds. The special thing about this donut is the green bean filling combined with coconut fibers to create a unique aroma. This filling has moderate sweetness, although a little bit, it is still the highlight of the cake.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Dinh LietPhoto: @foody

In addition, the salty donuts are also highly praised, with a generous amount of filling and a natural aroma. The dipping sauce served with the cake is made by the owner. The chili sauce has the right consistency and is both spicy and sweet, which when combined with the donuts creates a very delicious experience. The shop has a quite small area so sitting may not be comfortable, it is best to buy cakes to take away.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Dinh LietPhoto: @vietnammoi

8. Luong Ngoc Quyen Hai Xe Donuts

  • Address: 5 Luong Ngoc Quyen, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 15:00 – 19:00.
  • Price from: 2,000 VND – 5,000 VND/piece.

This bakery is located at the beginning of Luong Ngoc Quyen street, with an entrance on Nguyen Huu Huan street. The shop is small in size but easy to recognize, with the kitchen and large smokestack located right outside. The sellers are all family members. The ingredients are also homemade from soaking rice, shaping cakes and frying cakes right at the counter. If you want to find delicious autumn dishes in Hanoi, remember to stop by here.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Hai XePhoto: @dantri

The shop has both sweet and savory donuts. Sweet donuts come in varieties such as: sesame, sugar and molasses cakes . The sweet donuts here are quite small and the crust is also thinner and crispier. The honey donut has a beautiful brown color and covers the entire surface of the cake, with a moderate sweetness. The sesame donuts are fragrant, the filling also smells of beans and the cake layer is soft and smooth. The price of the cake is quite reasonable. The shop only sells takeout, people often buy by the dozen.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Hai XePhoto: @gocheap

9. Tran Xuan Soan Donuts

  • Address: 26B Tran Xuan Soan, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Reference price: 5,000 VND – 10,000 VND.

Located in front of the restaurant selling pork ribs and mussels porridge, this delicious donut shop in Hanoi has been around for more than 40 years. There are savory donuts, honey donuts and sesame donuts neatly displayed in glass cases. Honey donuts have a thin crust, lots of bean filling and are not greasy. The filling is mashed green beans, a little salt added to enhance the flavor and shredded coconut fibers to add aroma. 

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Tran Xuan SoanPhoto: @riview

The sesame donuts and sugar donuts are both delicious. Sesame donuts have a softer texture than honey donuts and are filled with sesame seeds. Sugar donuts have a firmer texture with a layer of sugar crumbs surrounding them and a rich sweet flavor. You can buy a few of each type to try it out. Because the cake is quite large and sweet, you should not eat too much at once.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Tran Xuan SoanPhoto: @linhchimm

10. Bui Ngoc Duong Donuts

  • Address: 124 Alley 8 Bui Ngoc Duong, Dong Da, Hanoi.
  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Reference price: 1,500 VND – 2,000 VND/piece.

The reason the name Tiny Donut is because of the small size of this cake. The bakery sells all kinds of donuts; There are salty donuts, sugar, sesame, and honey donuts filled with pureed green beans or green beans. Everyone in the process wears gloves to ensure hygiene and safety. The price is very suitable for students, people often buy by the dozen. If you are in the Bach – Kinh – Xay area, don’t miss this donut shop.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Bui Ngoc DuongPhoto: @bachuaviahe

The cake has a crispy crust and is crispy when chewed without being hard. Honey donuts are shiny and rich in flavor, easy to eat. When eaten cold, the cake will be a bit hard but still very delicious. Salty donuts are also very delicious, the same size as sweet donuts. When cooled, the cake may be a bit tough and absorb oil. However, the accompanying sweet and sour fish sauce is very attractive.

Delicious donut shop in Hanoi - Bui Ngoc DuongPhoto: @foody

With the above list of 10 delicious donut shops in Hanoi , we believe you will have sweet and interesting snacks. Enjoying some hot, crispy cakes and drinking a glass of water will help you feel warmer. 

($1=24,000 VND)
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