(BEGODI) – When talking about Nha Trang’s local cuisine, despite the proximity to the sea, you’ll find there is much more on offer than just sea food. The local food choices in Nha Trang can satisfy even the fussiest customer. Let’s take a tour with Begodi Vietnam to see what delights are awaiting visitors to this coastal city  

Banh Canh Cha Ca (Fried Fish Soup)

One of the most famous of Nha Trang’s local food options, fried fish soup consists of two main ingredients which are rice noodles and delicious fried fish. Banh Canh Cha Ca in Nha Trang possesses a distinctive flavor thanks to the fresh and tasty fish harvested from the Pearl Ocean in Nha Trang.

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Banh Canh Cha Ca Nha Trang (source: internet)

The fried fish in the soup consists of various types of fish; from marlin and mackerel to snapper or sardines. A complete bowl of Banh Canh Cha Ca is a combination of fried fish, meat, egg balls, salty and spicy sauce, sweet sauce and chili and a few other ingredients. Banh Canh Cha Ca should be enjoyed with extra shrimp sauce, a squeeze of lemon and some raw vegetables to enhance the taste of the dish.

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Banh Canh Cha Ca Nha Trang (source: internet)

Begodi’s suggested addresses:

  • Mrs Thua Restaurant – No 55 Yersin Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open from Monday to Saturday, morning and afternoon.
  • Nguyen Loan Restaurant – 123 Ngo Gia Tu Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day.
  • Fried Fish Soup Restaurant – 269 Ba Trieu Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day after 14.00

Anchovy sticky rice

Anchovy sticky rice has for a long time been the perfect choice for breakfast for Nha Trang locals. This dish among Nha Trang’s local food choices is simple yet sophisticated. The anchovies and sticky rice are cooked with many ingredients, in which coconut water, according to an anchovy sticky rice owner, is the (not so) secret recipe for a delicious flavor.

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Anchovy sticky rice (source: internet)

A perfect anchovy sticky rice bowl is created from the combination of the salty taste of the anchovies, the irresistible smell of the sticky rice and the distinctive taste of the fried onion shavings sprinkled on top of the rice. For only 10,000 VND (~$0.50), you can recharge yourself with flavorsome energy for the whole day.

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Delicious anchovies after being processed (source: internet)


Begodi’s suggested addresses:

Mrs Loan’s Restaurant – No 2B Huynh Thuc Khang Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every morning

Grilled beef

For those who are always attracted by the tasty smell of meat cooked over charcoal, grilled beef is a must-try dish if the weather is cool in Nha Trang. This local’s favorite food is best enjoyed with a salad of tomato, lettuce and onion marinated in vinegar.

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Nha Trang grilled beef (source: internet)

The process of preparing the grilled beef is just as delicious as the food itself. The beef is first marinated with honey and other essential spices before being grilled on a hot charcoal stove. This dish’s attraction also comes from the sizzling sound of the beef fat burning on the fire.

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Nha Trang grilled beef (source: internet)

Begodi’s suggested addresses:

Lac Canh Restaurant – No 44 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street,  Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day

Wonton noodles

It would be a lifetime deficiency for travelers not to try wonton noodles – one of the most famous of Nha Trang‘s local foods. There is nothing better than a hot bowl of wonton noodles to dispel your ravenous hunger after time spent enjoying swimming in the sea.

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Nha Trang wonton noodle (source: internet)

The secret of this dish lies in the tasty flavor of the broth, which together with soft slices of pork and wontons creates a unique, rusti, but yet very attractive flavor and texture combination. The dish is additionally garnished with green onions, green shallots and other fresh vegetables. This colorful yet yummy fare is really worth trying at least once.

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A bowl of hot Nha Trang wonton noodles (source: internet)

Begodi’s suggested addresses:

  • Sanh Ky Restaurant – No 39 Thong Nhat Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day
  • Hai Map Restaurant – No 28 Bach Dang Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day

Roasted rolled meat

It can be said that roasted rolled meat is the most representative of Nha Trang’s local foods as once the name roasted roll is mentioned, people will automatically refer it to Nha Trang. The dish’s ingredients include a rice wrapping, raw vegetables, pork meat and soy sauce.

 

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Nha Trang roasted roll (source: internet)

To make roasted roll, cleanly shaved pig skin is chopped before grinding it and then mixing it together with with ham, sugar, seasoning and spices. The mixture is then skewered into a bamboo stick and grilled over a charcoal stove. The flavor of the roasted roll depends very much on its level of soy.  This is the key to the quality and taste of the dish

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Nha Trang roasted roll (source: internet)

Begodi’s suggested addresses:

  • Dang Van Quyen Restaurant – No 2 Phan Boi Chau Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day
  • Vu Thanh An Restaurant – No 15 le Loi Street, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam – Open every day

There are many more examples Nha Trang’s local foods waiting for visitors to discover and enjoy. Want to know the best addresses for food in Nha Trang? Begodi is right here to help you. Contact us at  http://www.begodi.com

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