where: Tây Hồ (133 Nguyễn Đình Thi)
price range: 30k VND
hours: 10:00AM-2:00PM Mon-Sat
setting: local vegan buffet
stand-out dish: cabbage salad
hot tip: dishes run out fast so arrive early
Cơm Chay Diệu Tâm may be difficult to find, but once visited it is a spot that certainly will not be forgotten. At 30k VND per person, this is one of Hanoi's cheapest vegan buffets, but that certainly doesn't mean it's lacking in substance or flavor.
verdict: This cheap and delicious buffet is well worth the search.