Top 8 Food in Da Nang


Located in central Vietnam, Da Nang has a population of more than one million and is the third largest city in Vietnam. The scenery here is picturesque, and the food here is concentrated on the essence of Central Vietnamese cuisine. Compared to other places, the food in Da Nang is spicy and salty. Be sure to try out some of da Nang's best food when visiting the city.


1. Mi Quang

Mi Quang

Mi Quang is from Quang Nam province in central Vietnam and is one of the top 10 food recommended by the Vietnamese nationals. Da Nang people like to eat Mi Quang, whether it is breakfast or dinner. Mi Quang is mainly made of noodles (noodle texture is harder than Pho, but the taste is very good), vegetables (basil leaves, perilla, Vietnamese parsley, water mint leaves and some green leaves), meat pieces (common shrimp Meat, chicken, pork, fish and frog meat), peanuts, and a little broth. When eating, Da Nang people usually take a small piece of sesame rice cake into a bowl and mix it with the noodles, which makes the noodles smell better.


2. Banh Beo

Banh Beo

Banh Beo means duckweed cake in English. Banh Beo is made from white steamed rice cake with some chopped dried shrimps, crispy shallot slices, green bean paste, fish sauce and a little rice vinegar and oil. The Banh Beo is more delicious when it is added with some fish sauce. The soft rice cake powder with crisp shrimp powder and delicious fish sauce make this food delicious.


3. Banh Loc

Banh Loc

Banh Loc (or Banh Bot Loc) refers to crystal cassava shrimp dumplings, a yummy dish from Hue. This dish consists primarily of small shrimps with some minced pork, mushrooms, onion slices, then wrapped in banana leaves, and finally put together to cook. Serve with sweet spicy fish sauce or spicy chili, very delicious.


4. Haisan


Da Nang's seafood has a rich flavor and unique taste, with a wide variety of seafood products. Vietnam's industrial pollution is less, and the cooking is simpler, so Vietnamese seafood is sweeter. Therefore, Vietnamese haisan retains the original flavor of the food. It is interesting to note that after eating seafood in Vietnam, a pot of lemonade will be handed over to wash your hands. There are many seafood restaurants and food stalls, so be sure to have a seafood dinner.


5. Com Ga

Com Ga

Com Ga, also known as chicken rice, is definitely one of the favorite food of Da Nang people. The roast chicken here is juicy and not fatty, and it tastes very crisp. The Vietnamese rice is fried with turmeric powder, then add some chicken soup, which makes the rice very appetizing. Da Nang chicken rice is usually paired with some raw tomato slices, cucumber slices and some lettuce, accompanied by some fish sauce. The seemingly juicy chicken with a slightly sweet and sour fish sauce makes it more delicious to eat, and it doesn't feel greasy and tasteless at all.


6. Che


Che is one of the most famous desserts in Vietnam, usually with dessert soup and egg pudding. Its ingredients include mung beans, black-eyed peas, kidney beans, sweet cassava, jellies, and various fruits like longan, mango, lychee, durian or jackfruit, as well as coconut juice. There are other more common ones that are lotus seeds and small rice balls, serving with some glutinous rice and sugar water.


7. Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo

Banh Xeo is known to every household in Da Nang, and you must not miss a try. On the simple rice pancake, you can have the stuffing of sprouts omelets, pork skewers, vegetable strips, lettuce and so on. Put all the fillings on the table and firmly wrap it in the translucent rice pancake, serve with a unique peanut chili sauce, bite the moment full of satisfaction.


8. Bun Cha Ca

Bun Cha Ca

Bun Cha Ca is one of the representative food in Da Nang and is naturally known as fish sauce noodles. Fish noodles are usually used as a staple food for lunch and dinner. With a bowl of fresh vegetables from the restaurant, you can put bean sprouts, lettuce, mint, etc. into the orange broth and taste together. It's less than the popularity of Pho and Banh Mi, but it's the authentic food you have to taste.


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