What To Eat In Nha Trang City? Foods You Should Try When Coming To Nha Trang

Nha Trang beach city is one of the most attractive and ideal destinations to visit in Vietnam. Coming here, there are so many things to explore and experience from beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, peaceful islands to many unique structures, local cultures… Especially, you will be diving into the paradise of food to enjoy this city to the fullest. Let’s see the below recommendations: 

Banh canh cha ca – Fish cake soup noodle 

Fish cake is one of the most common foods in Nha Trang city. It is getting much more popular in many regions of Vietnam. Coming here, you will have a chance to try its original taste.

The main ingredients inside are fish cake, rice noodle (different with Pho, Hu tieu…), carrot, onion, cilantro… In this region, this kind of fish cake is a very special one which makes the soup so tasty. Let’s try and feel it.


  • Banh canh cha ca “Le:
  • Address: 35 Thap Ba street, Vinh Tho ward, Nha Trang city.

Bun sua – Jellyfish noodle 

Besides fish cake, jellyfish is also a very famous seafood in Nha Trang city. It’s really hard to see the fresh one like this in other regions, let’s try it while coming here.

The main ingredients inside are jellyfish, mackerel fish, rice noodle, tomato, cilantro… It’s so easy and very tasty, you may love it a lot.


  • Bun sua “Nam Beo”
  • Address: 47 Phan Boi Chau street, Xuong Huan ward, Nha Trang city.

Banh xeo muc – cuttlefish Vietnamese crepe 

“Banh Xeo” is one of the most famous foods in Vietnam and known as a traditional one while mentioning about Vietnamese cuisine. If you used to try it in the South with the big one and the Middle with the small one, let’s try it one more time in Nha Trang city with different taste.

The ingredients inside are cuttlefish, shrimp… Rice flour is mixed and fried to be crunchy, then being used with some kinds of vegetable and local fish sauce.

It is quite common with local people, you may love it like them.


  • Banh xeo muc “Nguyen Binh Khiem”
  • Address: 139 Nguyen Binh Khiem street, Xuong Huan ward, Nha Trang city.

Banh can – Vietnamese savory steamed rice cake 

You may see this kind of cake somewhere in Vietnam such as Da Lat, Mui Ne, Da Nang… It’s actually from the Middle of Vietnam and so famous in Nha Trang city.

“Banh can” is made from rice flour which is mixed and steamed in a few minutes with chicken or quail egg. Then being used with local fish sauce and some kinds of vegetable.

Look at the photo as below, it looks so tasty and attractive. That’s the reason why it is getting one of the most common foods with many Vietnamese people.


  • Banh can “Co Tu”
  • Address: 6A Thap Ba street, Vinh Tho ward, Nha Trang city.

Com ga – Chicken rice

In the Middle of Vietnam, chicken rice is also a favorite food of many Vietnamese people. It is very good in Hoi An, Phu Yen, Da Nang… and Nha Trang is also one of them.

The main ingredients are yellow rice, carrot pickle, chicken… Besides the local fish sauce which makes it tastier, chicken in this region is mostly from garden, not from industrial system. Therefore, chicken meat is so tough and delicious.


  • Com ga “Tram Anh”
  • Address: 10 Ba Trieu street, Phuong Sai ward, Nha Trang city.

Nem nuong – Fermented pork roll

In some cities of the Middle, “Fermented pork roll” is known as a very special food. Coming to Nha Trang, you will fall in love with its taste which is so attractive.

The main ingredients are fermented pork roll, local rice paper, pineapple, salad and local fish sauce… All of it create a very special characteristic for those who desire to explore and enjoy the cuisine of this region to the fullest. So, don’t miss it.


  • Nem nuong “Dang Van Quyen”
  • Address: 16A Lan Ong street, Xuong Huan street, Nha Trang city.

Chao ech – Frog porridge 

Let’s change a bit after trying many kinds of local food in Nha Trang city. “Frog porridge” is a kind of food which is so famous in Singapore as well as many places in Vietnam. Nha Trang city creates its own taste to make you really love it.

Many people like it, now is your turn. If you are going to find something to try besides the local foods, “Frog porridge” would be a good choice.


  • Chao ech Nha Trang
  • Address: 50 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Loc Tho ward, Nha Trang city.

Hai san – Seafood

Nha Trang is a famous beach city in Vietnam because of many kinds of fresh seafood. It would be a big lack if you miss it while coming here.

Shrimp, cuttlefish, crab, fish… are usually used with hotpot or mixed with many spices and then being fried or grilled.

It would be great to try fresh seafood while coming Nha Trang city, don’t miss it.


You will easily see it somewhere nearby beaches, main streets…

Banh beo – Beo cake

After trying many kinds of main food, you can choose “Beo cake” as a dessert or even a main food. This is one of the most traditional cakes in the Middle of Vietnam. Each city has its own taste, let’s try it.

It is made from rice flour which is mixed and steamed in 1-2 hours. Then adding some dry shrimp, peanut… and being used with local fish sauce. Look at the photo as below, it looks so tasty and attractive.


  • Banh beo “Be Tu”
  • Address: 15 Huynh Thuc Khang street, Tan Lap ward, Nha Trang city.

Nha Trang city is one of the most livable places in Vietnam with many developed things as well as the beautiful landscapes which are luckily given by nature. If you are planning about where to go in Nha Trang, how to use transportation, how to apply for Vietnam visa to enter Cam Ranh airport… you can access our website to search more detailed information.

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