Danang is well-known as an attractive destination to not only domestic but also international visitors. When travelling to Danang, no one can not miss to see the Dragon Bridge as well as try to eat Danang cuisines. There is no such place like Danang where you can taste all the typical local foods of the North, Central, and South of Vietnam.
In this artical, When In Danang will show you the list of the must-try dishes in Danang.
As Danang is a coastal city, seafood is always on the top of the must-trying food of Danang. You cannot leave Danang city without fulfilling your stomach with seafood! Not only having fascinating destinations, idyllic beaches, and friendly people, Danang is also home to a variety of fresh and reasonably-priced seafood. Most seafood restaurants are outdoors, where you can feel the sea breeze and comfortably chat with your friends in an open atmosphere. Most visitors to Danang love lobsters, crabs, different types of fish and seafood hotpot.
– Nam Danh Seafood – K139/H59/ 38 Tran Quang Khai St.
– Be Man Seafood – Lo 14 Hoang Sa St.
Mi Quang or Quang noodles is one of the most famous and popular foods in Danang that everyone have to try when visiting the city. The cuisine is the combination of rice noodles, chicken or beef and some vegetables, then it is filled up with sweet and tasty broth to make a complete Mi Quang.
– My Quang Ba Mua – 19-21 Tran Binh Trong St.
– My Quang Ba Vi – 166 Le Dinh Duong St.
Sizzling Pancakes (Bánh Xèo)
“Xeo xeo” – That’s the sound of banh xeo sizzling on a hot frying pan. Banh Xeo consists of pan fried “crepes” made of rice flour and turmeric, stuffed with bean sprouts, shrimp and pork. Then, you roll ’em up in rice paper with some cucumber, fresh herbs and a pork skewer, then dip it in peanut sauce.
Banh Xeo is the one of the most favourite foods in Danang beacause of its unique and unforgetable taste.
– Madame Duong – Banh xeo ba Duong: K20/23 Hoang Dieu St
– Madame Nga – Banh xeo ba Nga: 14 Trieu Nu Vuong St
Banh Trang Cuon Thit Heo
As its name implies, banh trang cuon thit heo, one in range of unforgettable foods in Danang. This dish is the combination of tender pork and soft rice paper. Like many other specialties of Vietnam, this dish comes with many herbs such as basils, corianders, lettuces, and sliced cucumber. Thus, the fat of meat will be balanced with the freshness and the sweet, spicy, sour, and salty fish sauce. For a roll of this ensemble, you will need a little bit of finesse.
– Am Thuc Tran – 04 Le Duan St – 300 Hai Phong St – 11 Nguyen Van Linh St
– Dac San Ba Mua – 93 Nguyen Chi Thanh St.
Fish Ball Noodle Soup (Bún Chả Cá)
You can not miss the name of Bun Cha Ca when you want to try all the special foods in Danang. Upon arrival, you can find big bowls of fish broth loaded with fish cakes, Bun (vermicelli rice noodles), cabbage, tomato, pineapple and bamboo shoots. There is a pro tip when eating Bun Cha Ca is that you should add fresh herbs and veggies plus shrimp paste to your bowl.
Just one slurp was a revelation. The broth was more complex than Pho with a fishiness that didn’t overpower the soup’s other flavors. The fish cakes were spongy enough to be interesting. And the added fermented shrimp paste gave the bowl a funkiness that travelers either love or hate. You will love it!
– Bun Cha Ca Ba Lu – 319 Hung Vuong St
– Bun Cha Ca Hon – 113/3 Nguyen Chi Thanh St.
Banh Canh are extruded medium thick noodles made from either tapioca flour, rice flour or a combination of both served in a rich broth. These are toppings in a bowl of banh canh: beefy broth with a small morsel of pork short rib on the bone along with slices of Vietnamese fish cake.
The soup of Banh Canh is rich and sophisticated, the noodles have an al dente chewiness unique to glassy tapioca noodles and the thick slices of pork are a tasty treat. And if you add bread, your bowl of Banh Canh will hit the peak of perfection.
– Banh Canh Ruong – 20 Ha Thi Than St.
– Railway Banh Canh – K77A/9 Le Do St.
Baguette Sandwiches (Bánh Mì)
When people mention about Vietnamese food, besides Pho, Banh Mi (or Vietnamese baguette) is also very popular. It is a very simple combination: a crusty loaf of bread that needs to be crispy and warm outside but soft inside, different types of meat to be stuffed, pickles, vegetables, herbs and gravy. It’s all the soul of our Banh Mi.
– Banh My Ba Lan – 62 Trung Nu Vuong St
– Banh My Ong Ty – 272 Hung Vuong St.