Top 8 Foods to Try in Da Nang



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As we know, Da Nang is Vietnam’s third-largest city, located on the coast of the South East Sea near the mouth of the Han River. Da Nang is approximately 29 kilometers from Hoi An and shares a border with Hue in the north, making it a good stop for visitors seeking a vacation from touristy places.

Thus, Da Nang is blessed by Mother Nature with a diverse range of scenery and beautiful beaches. The Monkey and Marble Mountains, located to the north of Da Nang, are home to historical and religious sites. It’s a fantastic place for culture vultures interested in learning more about Vietnam’s history and culture. The Cham Museum is located in the centre of the city and houses a large collection of Cham artifacts. If you want to relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, go to Ba Na Hills, which is known as Dalat’s miniature.

So, Da Nang is a true land that rewards adventurers seeking natural wonders as well as folks looking for their romantic homeland. To assist you have a wonderful holiday and enjoy special cuisine culture of Da Nang, we’ve compiled a list of the Top 8 Foods to Try in Da Nang in this post.


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The first dish in Top 8 foods to try in Da Nang is Pancake (Banh Xeo). As you know, Da Nang pancakes are made in a tiny pan and have a thick, yellow skin, comparable to center pancakes. The inside likewise features shrimp and beef filling, as well as a little amount of bean sprouts, and the accompanying veggies are limited to cucumber, mango, and a small amount of lettuce, but the dipping sauce is made separately.

This Da Nang specialty cake must be served with a fat, salty, sweet, and fragrant peanut soy sauce. You want more pieces every time you eat a piece because the flavor is unusual, different, and unique to this dish.

So, this must be a good food to eat in Da Nang if you come here.

Places to go:

Bà Dưỡng Pancake: K280/23 Hoàng Diệu, quận Hải Châu, TP. Đà Nẵng

Cô Mười Pancake: 23 Châu Thị Vĩnh Tế, quận Ngũ Hành Sơn, TP. Đà Nẵng

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It will be a regret if you come here without eating “My Quang” or “Quang Noodles”. So, this is a must – eat food to eat in Da Nang city.

It is truly believed that you must not miss this one-of-a-kind scrumptious delicacy if you visit Da Nang. According to people, Da Nang cuisine is said to be defined by Quang noodles. Therefore, Quang noodles are referred to as noodles, however they are extremely similar to “Pho” noodles, with the exception that they are slightly larger and thicker. There are locations that serve Quang noodle broth with shrimp and beef, and there are places that serve chicken, but the most popular and well-known dish in Da Nang has to be Quang Frog noodles (My Quang Ech).

A bowl of aromatic Quang noodles with raw veggies, rice paper, peanuts, and water, mixed well, then seasoned with a little lemon and a pinch of green chili. Da Nang’s Quang noodle is not only a distinctive delicacy, but also a source of nostalgia for many visitors.

Hence, it should be your one of top 8 Foods to try in Da Nang city.

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Places to go:

Bà Mua Noodles19-21 Trần Bình Trọng, Q. Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng

Thi Noodles251 Hoàng Diệu, Q. Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng

Bà Lữ Noodles: 32 Nguyễn Văn Linh, Q. Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng


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As we all know, Da Nang is a beautiful coastal city so many dishes relate to materials made of seafood, especially fish. Consequently, “Bun Cha Ca” or Fish Cake Noodle Soup is a popular dish that can be found in several coastal cities of Vietnam, including Nha Trang, Quy Nhon, and Da Nang. But each location and city will process in a unique manner, with distinct colors and flavors.

Thus, “Bun Cha Ca” in Da Nang is unique in that it is created using the freshest fish, resulting in meat that is sweeter and crispier than elsewhere. Few places are as generous as Da Nang, where a large bowl of fish noodle soup, full of food, costs only about 30,000 dong and may fill a person’s stomach.

So, as you travel to this amazing city of Vietnam, let’s put “Bun Cha Ca” in your Top 8 foods to try in Da Nang.

Places to go:

Fish cake Noodle soup109 đường Nguyễn Chí Thanh, TP. Đà Nẵng

Ông Tạ Fish cake Noodle soup113A Nguyễn Chí Thanh, TP. Đà Nẵng

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In terms of local specialty, “Cao Lau” is the most exquisite food served in Da Nang Hoi An. For a long time, “Cao Lau” has long been regarded as the soul of Hoi An’s traditional cuisine, as well as the Central Vietnam area as a whole.

So, Cao Lau fiber, which resembles Quang noodles but is thicker, softer, and chewier, is used in this meal.

“Cao Lau” is not the same as noodles. “Cao Lau” is prepared using rice flour, whereas regular noodles are made with wheat flour. To make high-quality high-quality fiber, rice flour must be soaked in ash water and steamed and dried numerous times. Cao Lau fiber is only used when it is fresh and excellent; it is not as tough as noodles but is quite crispy when eaten.

To avoid monotony, Cao Lau must be served with pork belly and a small amount of sauce cooked separately, followed by a small amount of green vegetables. Therefore, anyone who has tried Da Nang’s Cao Lau at least once will fall in love and want to return to eat there again and again.

Therefore, Cao Lau should be an option of food to eat in Da Nang.

Places to go:

Hoài Phố Cao Lau255 Nguyễn Chí Thanh, quận Hải Châu, TP. Đà Nẵng

Phố Hội Cao Lau172 Tố Hữu, quận Hải Châu, TP. Đà Nẵng

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As we know, Bread rolls and sandwiches are commonly consumed for breakfast or as a snack in Vietnam. During the Nguyen Dynasty in the mid-nineteenth century, the French brought the baguette to Vietnam, and it quickly became a staple dish for the local people.

To most Vietnamese, a baguette stuffed with pork pate, ham, cheese, and butter was still a luxury item served only to French colonists at high-end restaurants and cafes.

If Hoi An (ancient town south of Da Nang) is known for its Phuong Bread, then Da Nang is known for its Mrs. Lan’s bread. It’s a beautiful pleasure to have a crispy loaf of bread loaded with all kinds of beef rolls, pig rolls, cold meats, cinnamon buns, and a few more traditional Da Nang specialties.

Absolutely, Banh My Mrs Lan should be your Top 8 foods to try in Da Nang.

Place to go: 62 Trưng Nữ Vương street, Hải Châu district, Da Nang

BANH TRANG CUON THIT HEO (Belly Pork and Vegetables wrapped in Soft Rice Paper):

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Probably, this kind of dish seems not to familiarize you but this is one kind of top 8 foods to try in Da Nang. Pork rolls are not just found in Da Nang; in fact, every cuisine in this city is highly appealing. The fragrant boiled pork is thinly sliced and served with raw veggies and a creamy dipping sauce for a rustic but unique taste.

To make the exact kind of roll, the pork chosen must have a balance between meat and fat. It is then boiled until it reaches a certain degree of softness.  Boiled pork is sliced and placed onto the plate.

Raw vegetables are then prepared. Cucumbers, perillas, lettuce, green bananas, and other fresh vegetables are among them.

Make sure to eat your rolls with the delicious sauce that can only be obtained in Quang Nam and Da Nang when you make your own. Even though the sauce’s ingredients (chili, garlic, and pineapple) are well-known, no one has yet figured out the secret ingredient used by the locals to prepare it.

Places to go:

Năm Hiền Food: 46 Phan Thanh,  Đà Nẵng

Bà Mụa specialty: 93 Nguyễn Chí Thanh, Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng


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Unlike many other places, Da Nang’s beef vermicelli contains short noodles that are eaten with rare beef or flower corn, and the broth has a spicy and powerful satay taste that leaves diners wanting more.

Places to go:

Quán bún bò Huế O Ngọc: 48/2 Đường 2 Tháng 9, quận Hải Châu, TP.Đà Nẵng

Quán bún bò Huế O Lành: 145 Hà Huy Tập, quận Thanh Khê, TP.Đà Nẵng

BANH CANH DA NANG (literally ‘cake soup’):

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As we are concerned, a  thick Vietnamese noodle made from tapioca flour or a combination of rice and tapioca flour is known as “Banh Canh”. Accordingly, the thick sheet of uncooked dough from which the noodles are cut is referred to as ‘cake.’

If you want to try something different, “Banh Canh Hue” in Da Nang can be a good option and can be one of the top 8 foods to try in Da Nang. The broth is still made from bones and has a sweet, delectable flavor, but in addition to pork, Da Nang’s specialty Banh Canh also includes fish cakes, crab meat, quail eggs, and other unusual and tasty ingredients.

Although Banh Canh is not Top List of Food in Da Nang but it can be food to try in Da Nang if you come here.

Places to go:

Bà Thu Cake soupsố 22 Nguyễn Chí Thanh, quận Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng

Đường Ray (Train rail) Cake soup: số K77A/09 Lê Độ, quận Thanh Khê, Đà Nẵng

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Above are Top 8 Foods to Try in Da Nang. Hence, if you are planning to come to Da Nang city (one of the most beautiful and worthwhile cities to live in Vietnam) and look for the best travel agent or tour company, please do not hesitate to contact us as follows:

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