Fodor's Expert Review Am Phu

$ Hue Vietnamese

A favorite with locals, Am Phu ("hell restaurant"), has been in operation for more than 80 years, serving excellent Vietnamese cuisine. It's famous locally for com am phu, a colorful rice, pork, shrimp, and herb specialty dish—the seven colors of this dish represent the first seven steps of Buddha. This isn't a tourist spot; everyone eats together at large tables covered with red plastic tablecloths. Although there are no prices listed on the menu, most dishes cost less than 60,000d depending on how large a serving is requested.

Vietnamese Lively Lunch Dinner $

Quick Facts

51 Nguyen Thai Hoc St.
Hue, Thua Thien-Hue  Vietnam

234-3825–259

Known For:
  • Authentic Hue food
  • City-centered

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