The coastal city Nha Trang is not only famous for interesting tourist destinations but also for its rich cuisine. Have you ever wondered if the dishes here are delicious? The answer will be satisfactorily given in ‘Where to Eat in Nha Trang’ article.
Let’s take a look at many good places to eat in Nha Trang!
Nhat Phong 3 Seafood Restaurant
It is famous in Nha Trang with sea view and catching the windy sea. This is the address that many people choose to gather with friends or family when coming to Nha Trang city because of its large space and a variety of dishes made from fresh seafood such as grilled lobster, grilled rays, grouper hot pot, etc.
- Address: 63B Cu Lao Trung, P. Vinh Tho, Tp. Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa
- Opening hours: 09.00a.m – 01.00pm
- Price: 100,000 VND – VND 550,000/ dish
Bo Ke Seafoods Restaurant
This is one of the Nha Trang embankment seafood restaurants located on the road facing Cu Lao Trung beach. In hot weather of summer days, nothing better than sitting near a windy embankment overlooking the beautiful sea of Nha Trang and enjoying fresh seafood.
The highest-rated point of Bo Ke Quan is the reasonable price than other places. In addition, this is also one of the places that offer delicious Nha Trang delicacies.
- Address: 52 Cu Huan (42B Cu Lao Trung), TP. Nha Trang
- Opening hours: 8am – 11pm
- Price: 30,000 VND – 165,000 VND/dish
Seafood at My House
True to the name of this restaurant – “My house”, this is a good seafood restaurant in Nha Trang with quite affordable price, suitable for everyone. The quality of seafood here is highly appreciated for its freshness and moderate processing.
The menu of the restaurant almost converges all kinds of Nha Trang seafood but the most famous is the grilled clam with garlic butter, dried shrimp and small abalone. Coming to this restaurant, you can safely order as many dishes as you want without fear of being “overcharged”.
- Address: 4 Ngô Quyền, TP. Nha Trang
- Opening hours: 8.00 am – 10.30 pm
- Price: 100,000 VND – 275,000 VND/ dish
Long Vũ snail store
Long Vu is an famous eating place in Nha Trang that is no stranger to foodies. Although it locates in a small corner, the seafood here is something you must try once. Not crowded as the opposite restaurant is Xuan Anh snail restaurant, eating seafood here is extremely comfortable and delicious.
A special feature of Long Vu is that the dipping sauce does not interact with any other bars. This is a special sauce prepared by the shop itself, leaving a different impression for first-time Nha Trang seafood eaters.
- Address: 30 Thap Ba, TP. Nha Trang
- Opening hours: 2.30 pm – 00.00 am
- Price: 20,000 VND – 110,000 VND/dish
Local Seafood Vendors along the coast
If you do not like the crowded seafood restaurants in Nha Trang, you have another extremely interesting option. After you have fun and get tired, sitting on the beach waiting for a load of seafood passing by to buy the food you like and enjoy on the spot.
However, with this option, you should be accompanied by a native friend to avoid being hacked and do not forget to choose the best time to buy fresh seafood.
Noodles jellyfish (Bún sứa)
In the menu of delicious food in Nha Trang that you cannot leave without eating this dish. When tasting it, you cannot stop utter immediately “This is the taste of the sea!” Thanks to the sweet broth from seafood and fish ingredients are also exceptionally rich.
Jellyfish must be caught off the island, not the prickly, stinging jellyfish that you often encounter. The broth does not use pork bones or cow bones, but it must be made from paralysis, a type of boneless fish and give very sweet water. In addition to jellyfish meat as the main ingredient, you will also enjoy the famous fish cakes of the coastal city of Nha Trang.
- Price: 20,000 VND – 45,000 VND/ bowl
In Nha Trang, you can refer to famous places to eat jellyfish noodles:
- Bánh canh Bà Thừa – 55 Yersin, Van Thang
- Nguyên Loan Restaurant – No. 123 Ngo Gia Tu.
- Bún sứa Dốc Lếch – Yersin – Ba Trieu crossroads.
- Năm Beo Restaurant – Lot B2, Cho Dam Apartment, Phan Boi Chau, Xuong Huan (near Dam market).
Bánh Căn Nha Trang
It has a different way of bearing the impression of the coastal city which will definitely make you eat it deliciously. Bánh căn are usually only filled with quail eggs, pork, minced beef, but the coastal city people will naturally add in the seafood dishes they are most proud of such as squid, shrimp, baby octopus or mussels.
- Price: 20,000 VND – 40,000 VND/ plate
When eating, the fat of the bread dough blends with the freshness of the seafood, adding to the crispy feeling of fried bread. Cafeterias in Nha Trang often serve up to
three types of sauces: sweet fish sauce, salty fish sauce, and pure fish sauce.
Here are some famous stores in Nha Trang at day time:
- Bánh căn 151 Hoang Van Thu street
Noon to Evening:
- Bánh căn cô Tư : Thap Ba Street (7A) – opposite to Thap Ba.
- Bánh căn 165 Nguyen Trai (near Nguyen Trai – Cao Ba Quat crossroads).
- Banh Can 51 To Hien Thanh
- Banh cu 109, No. 18, 2/4 street.
Bánh xèo Nha Trang
Similar to Bánh Căn, Nha Trang people prefer having banh xeo with seafood instead of pork as in other regions. The most famous kind of pancakes at the stall is also the delicious fresh squid, rich in coastal flavor.
The highlight of this dish is the baby milk squid, it is extremely fresh when caught from the sea, only washed, let the whole squid and not cut out the ink as usual processing. When you bite it, the gall bladder bursts, tastes slightly salty, lighter than salt, extremely rich and makes the dish more delicious. This ink is very good for health.
You can refer to the following addresses to enjoy this unique dish:
- Price: 5,000 VND – 15,000 VND
- Pancakes with shrimp and squid – 97 Hoang Dieu
- Quán nem 52 – 29 – 31 Lê Lợi
- Bánh xèo cô Tám – 6 Tháp Bà
Lac Canh grilled beef
This is not an ordinary beef dish, Lac Canh beef with a famous reputation that has appeared for more than 40 years. It is a popular restaurant specializing in cow and their most famous dish is grilled beef.
Grilled beef is served with bread. You can eat it as a sandwich or the way the locals use it is to remove the inside of the bread, the bread cracks torn into pieces, soak into the remaining beef marinade in the dish and grill it. What a great way of eating to try!
- Address: 44 Nguyen Binh Khiem, Xuong Huan.
- Opening hours: 10.00am – 11.00pm
- Price: 135,000 VND – 275,000 VND
Bánh ướt Diên Khánh
Try this dish is one of the certain experiences to have when coming to Nha Trang. This neighborhood is actually a street in the area of Dien Khanh town, due to the appearance of many Bánh ướt shops, they open their stores from 4 am till late night to serve the casual needs of diners.
Bánh ướt here is not too sophisticatedly processed. The hot Bánh ướt are delicious, so when getting orders, the sellers start to heat the oven and rinse on the spot.
After that, it is added to the surface a bit of onion chives with hot oil and shrimp paste make it look extremely eye-catching, served with the bean sprout and a kind of sausage in Vietnam. More specifically, each plate of Bánh ướt is only about 2,000 VND, extremely cheap.
- Address: Dien Khanh Town – Go straight on Highway 1A, 10 km west of Nha Trang city center.