Your trip to Da Nang won’t be complete without the food tours. So what to eat during your days in Da Nang? Here are the top 5 best dishes that you shouyld try.
Da Nang is a coastal city which means seafood is the majorly in its cuisine. You will have a chance to experience delicious diverse seafood at a reasonable price such as steamed clams, grilled spicy prawns, roasted crab with tamarind sauce, and grilled oysters with spring onion.
Without trying seafood, your trip to Da Nang won’t be complete
You can try this yummy seafood in the local restaurants on the beaches or you can Hai san Ba Thoi (Madam Thoi's Seafood) – a famous seafood restaurant.
- Address: 96, Le Dinh Duong, Da Nang
- Opening time: 10:00 am - 22:00 pm
Banh Xeo (Sizzling Pancake)
Banh Xeo or Sizzling Pancake is a very popular food in Vietnam. Its main ingredients are rice flour, water, turmeric powder, slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, diced green onion, and bean sprouts.
However, banh xeo in Da Nang is very different from other places. It is often wrapped in fresh rice paper with a sausage (nemlui) and then dipped in special sauce.
If you want to try this special banh xeo, let’s go to Banh xeo ba Duong (Madam Duong’s pancake).
- Address: K280/23, Hoang Dieu Street, Binh Hieu Ward, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
- Opening time: 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Mi Quang (Quang Noodle)
Mi Quang which is a specialty of the Da Nang people. It is made from rice flour and cut into long-line pieces. There are various versions of My Quang since the broth can be made from different ingredients such as chicken, crab, and beef bone.
A recommendation for you to try this yummy delicacy is Mi Quang Ba Mua.
- Address: 21 Tran Binh Trong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang
- Opening time: 6:00 am - 9:30 pm
Bun Cha Ca (Grilled fish cake noodle)
Another signature dishe of Da Nang cuisine is Bun Cha Ca (Grilled fish cake noodle). The main ingredient of this dish is grilled fish cake made from many kinds of fresh fish including lizard fish, barracuda and mackerel. The broth made from a lot of different vegetables like cabbage, pineapple and others makes this dish yummy.
If you prefer this yummy noodles, you can go to Bun Cha Ca - 109's Fish Cake Noodle Soup.
- Address: 109 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang City
- Opening time: 09:00 am- 10:00 pm
Beef rolls is a Da Nang specialty that you can take home to enjoy with your family and friends. This dish is made from crushed fresh beef with other Vietnamese ingredients. This dish is very popular in Da Nang and it is a dish shouldn’t be missed for special occasions such as Tet holiday.
You can easily buy Da Nang beef rolls at danang market such as Han Market, Con Mark. Here are the addresses of these markets:
- Han Market, 119 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau 1, Hai Chau
- Con Market, 269 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau 2, Hai Chau
Enjoy cooking Da Nang cuisine on your own with Ms. Jolie’s cooking class
It is wonderful to try Da Nang cuisine right? But it is even more fantastic to cook them yourself. And you can do that by joining danang cooking class with Ms. Jolie.
When you join this unique cooking class, you will have a chance of being like a local visiting the organic garden, the local market, and the fishing village. You will learn to grow clean vegetables, catch some fish and buy the ingredients for your dishes. Besides, Ms. Jolie will give you some tips on selecting high-quality ingredients as well as bargaining in Asian countries. And before getting back to Ms. Jolie’s home for cooking time, you will visit a famous coffee shop in Da Nang and enjoy Vietnamese coffee.
Ms. Jolie will introduce to you some of the most famous Da Nang specialties and how to cook them. If you are a vegetarian and want to join the class, just tell Ms. Jolie and she will make special arrangements for you.
Here is her website: https://joliecookingclass.com/
Let’s learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine with Ms. Jolie
Now you have known the top 5 must-try dishes when traveling to Da Nang. Hope you will have a great time there with the best food tour ever.