Tourists always mention Nha Trang as one of the most wonderful beaches of Vietnam. It is also well-known by typical, delicious and unique food’s aromas. 5 following dishes should be tasted when visiting Nha Trang.

1.Lac Canh’s Grilled Beef:

It is said that if you travel to Nha Trang, but haven’t tasted Lac Canh’s grilled beef yet, you just know about it for a half! Beef is cut in small cubic pieces and grilled by charcoal after marinated with honey and more than 10 specific spices. Grilled beef is very soft and has attractive smell. Eaters can choose beef having different favors and often serve it with fresh herbs, bread or girdle-cake.

lac canh grill beef

Address: 44 Nguyen Binh Khiem St, Huong Xuan, Nha Trang

2. Grilled Fermented Pork Roll

This is a very popular name in Nha Trang cuisines. Peole often khow this dish as Ninh Hoa or Nha Trang grilled fermented pork roll including fresh fermented roll ( “nem chua”) and grilled roll (“nem nuong”). The roll is made from julienne pigskin like Thanh Hoa fermented pork roll, but wrapped by other kinds of leaves such as fresh leaves of starfruit to make specific fragrance. It has pleasant smell of meat, sweet sour and slightly spicy favor. In addition, it is always served with fresh herbs and dipping sauce with pickled green papaya. Almost all of tourists want to taste the roll and bring for their family as a Nha Trang gift.

Pork Roll

Address: 15 Le Loi St, Nha Trang opening from afternoon to midnight

3. Bun Cha Ca
Bun Cha Ca is often translated as rice vermicelli with fried fish. The unique feature of the dish is its broth which is simmered from sailfish and mackerel bones instead of beef or pork ones, so it has typically sweet taste. Eaters can serve the dish with fresh herbs and a bit of fish sauce. All favor of ingredients blends together to make an unforgetable dish.

bun cha ca

Address: Bun Ca Nam Beo, Block b2, Phan Boi Chau St, Nha Trang

4. Seafood in Marine Village

Nha Trang is a coasted city, so it is not strange if Nha Trang’s famous for seafood. Tourists can serve so many kinds of seafood there at restaurants or eateries near sea coast. However, tasting very fresh seafood in marine village may be the most interesting. You can follow the seamen to a restaurant on a ship and you are free to choose what you want to eat or hook fish yourself and then order the chef to cook. Grilled fish is extremely famous, so you should taste at least one time.

seafood nha trang

Address: Chieu Anh Restaurant at 86 Tran phu St, Nha Trang

5. “Can” cake

Anyone visting Nha Trang is suggested to eat “can” cake. Eaters can see directly how “can” cake is made which is really an exciting experience. The cake consists of rice powder, cooking oil, egg and onion leaves, sometimes has shrimp or squid. Baker have to put rice powder into the mould first, then egg, shrimp or squid and onion leaves top it off. The cake is dipped with sweet and sour fish sause made in Nha Trang.

can cake

Address: eateries on Nguyen Thien Thuat St or Le Thanh Tong St

Let’s travel to Nha Trang and its cuisines will satisfy you.

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