Referring to Nha Trang is referring to the most beautiful, developed coastal city with long and poetic roads along the coast. This place is endowed with a gentle climate by mother nature, with many fresh and unique fish, shrimps and seafood attracting thousands of tourists to visit. Cuisine of Nha Trang tourism is very diverse and rich with more than 21 famous Nha Trang specialties not to be missed for the upcoming travel season for you and your family. Let's find out more through the article below.

1. Nha Trang specialties should be enjoyed when visiting

Nha Trang jellyfish noodle soup - The taste of the sea

Jellyfish vermicelli is a very famous specialty dish in Nha Trang with cool broth and crispy jellyfish meat, bringing an unforgettable taste to visitors. The jellyfish are caught by people in offshore islands, not the kind of jellyfish that cause itching and stinging near the shore that we often see.

The broth is carefully simmered from the critters for a sweet taste, rich in the smell of the sea and especially without using pork or beef bones. So jellyfish vermicelli has a very typical flavor of the coastal city that cannot be found anywhere else.

A perfect combination of fresh jellyfish, rice vermicelli, tomatoes and fish stock simmered to give visitors a rich taste.

Price: only from 15,000 to 40,000 / bowl.

Suggest you the famous places selling jellyfish noodles in Nha Trang:

  • Ba Thua cake soup shop: 55 Yersin, Van Thang.
  • Quan Nguyen Loan: 123 Ngo Gia Tu street.
  • Doc Let jellyfish noodle shop: Yersin intersection intersects with Ba Trieu street.
  • Nam Beo shop: the shop is located near Dam market - Lot B2 Cho Dam Apartment, Phan Boi Chau street.

Vermicelli, fish cake soup - Favorite food of Nha Trang people

Vermicelli, banh cuon cha ca  is a rustic, popular and very popular specialty dish of Nha Trang people. Nha Trang fish ball vermicelli has a rich broth with the aroma of fried fish cakes, combined with soft cooked pumpkin with tomatoes and green onions. When eating, you will immediately feel the "hard to resist" delicious taste of this bowl of quality vermicelli at a very affordable price.

Rich broth, crispy fish cakes and a few herbs are enough to make you fall in love with this rustic dish

Suggest you 2 famous noodle shops, fish cake soup in Nha Trang

  • Banh Canh at 9 Tran Van On Street, Loc Tho: This is a sidewalk cake shop visited by many tourists.
  • Duc fish noodle soup: B8 Phan Boi Chau street

Can cake

Can cake has always been a popular dish with the people of the South since ancient times. However, Nha Trang can cake has a very special flavor with a filling of seafood and a crust made from fragrant baked rice flour. The point that creates the attractiveness of Nha Trang can cake is the accompanying dipping sauce, with the sweet and sour taste of fish sauce, chili, garlic and sugar mixed with greasy, delicious onion fat. This is a dish that you should try once when coming here.

A plate of cakes filled with mounds of shrimp and meat and a cup of sweet and sour onion sauce is always a great choice for visitors

Price: only from 10,000 VND to 60,000 VND depending on the number of cakes

Some famous places selling banh can in Nha Trang city

  • Cake can shop 51: 51 To Hien Thanh street.
  • Co Trang cake shop: 3A Thap Ba street.

Apricot fish salad

Apricot fish salad is a combination of thin slices of fresh apricot fish, re-cooked with a bunch of intestines or lemon juice, squeezed by hand until the fish turns white. Finally, mix with crushed roasted peanuts, season with spices and mix well with chopped coriander. The salad is served with sweet and sour dipping sauce and crispy rice paper to create a delicious and irresistible taste.

Apricot fish salad - a unique and strange dish for first-time visitors to the coastal town of Nha Trang

Price: 100,000 VND to 300,000 VND.

Some famous addresses selling Nha Trang apricot fish salad:

  • Thap Ba apricot fish salad shop: number 133 Thap Ba street.
  • Popular seafood restaurant: 06 Ngo Si Lien street.
  • Quan Linh: 24 Hung Vuong Street.

Dien Khanh wet cake

Dien Khanh wet cake is a famous street selling wet cake in Nha Trang. This is a fairly simple dish but won the hearts of many visitors. Hot wet cake is spread with a layer of greasy onion fat with some shrimp, some shrimp powder, served with the famous local sausage and a cup of seasoning fish sauce. It's great, right.

Hot and soft wet cake with crispy fried onions and a cup of sweet and sour fish sauce captivates all visitors

Price: only from 20,000 VND to 30,000 VND/piece

Some famous wet cake selling places:

  • Wet cake shop 16A Hong Linh.
  • Tam Thao wet cake shop: at Lung bridge junction, Dien Khanh district.
  • Phu Khanh Trung wet cake street: in Dien Thanh commune, Dien Khanh district.

Nha Trang squid xeo cake

Coming to Nha Trang, you should not miss the famous squid xeo cake here. Crispy golden crust with some bean sprouts and fresh squid filling. You can eat with raw vegetables or roll with thin rice paper, then combine with sweet and sour fish sauce to bring up the pungent smell of garlic and chili. They blend together to create a seductive, unforgettable taste.

A special kind of pancake with a filling of squid but very cheap

Price: only from 5,000 VND to 10,000 VND/piece

Nha Trang has a lot of places selling famous pancakes, you can try:

  • Pancake shop:   85 To Hien Thanh street.
  • Perfume pancake shop: 87 Hoang Van Thu street.
  • Banh Xeo shop 31: No. 31 Ngo Duc Ke Street, Tan Lap.
  • Co Tam banh xeo shop: 6 Thap Ba street.
  • 10A pancake shop: 10A Huynh Thuc Khang street.

Lac Canh Grilled Beef

Roast beef with lost sight is a specialty dish that has been around for more than 40 years in Nha Trang city. Beef  is marinated with honey and 10 special spices of each restaurant, then grilled on a red charcoal grill with a low fire until the meat is cooked evenly. The meat is served with vegetables and seasoned with salt mixed with lemon and chili to create a very special and seductive taste, making every diners immersed.

True to its special name, stray beef will give you a new experience of the unique taste of grilled beef

Price: from 35,000 VND to 275,000 VND.

Address: You can enjoy delicious roasted beef with peanuts at restaurants on Tran Phu or Nguyen Binh Khiem streets, Nha Trang city.

Van Ninh Squid Noodles

Van Ninh squid vermicelli is a local specialty and is sold a lot in Nha Trang. Unlike squid vermicelli in Phu Yen, which only cooks from squid with rice and a slightly acidic broth, in Nha Trang, vermicelli is cooked with many different types of squid depending on the season, so the taste will also change with each type of squid. Nha Trang squid vermicelli has a sweet taste and is very fragrant with seafood from the fresh squid caught every morning. In addition, in Nha Trang, squid vermicelli is also served with fish to create a very delicious and special broth flavor.

Nha Trang squid vermicelli will never disappoint you with its rich broth, crispy squid meat, and very affordable prices.

Price: only from 30,000 VND to 40,000 VND/bowl

Address: From the foot of Co Ma pass, running along National Highway 1A to Dai Lanh, Ninh Hoa district, Khanh Hoa province. Here you will find a lot of shops selling delicious, clean Van Ninh squid vermicelli with very affordable prices for a bowl of noodles full of squid.

Binh Ba Lobster

Referring to Nha Trang, it is impossible not to mention seafood. Especially, Binh Ba is famous for big and firm lobsters. Binh Ba lobster is delicious, greasy, full of meat. There are many ways to cook delicious lobster such as: steaming, baking, roasting tamarind,... and served with green chili salt. This will be an ideal dish for seafood "addicts" when visiting Nha Trang.

Binh Ba lobster is always at the forefront of quality

You just need to book a trip to Binh Ba and visit a seafood restaurant or a fishing village to enjoy delicious, greasy lobster at a very affordable price, only from 800,000 to 1,000,000 VND for a kilogram of fresh shrimp.

Nha Trang Coconut Bridge Duck

Not only seafood Nha Trang is also famous for many dishes unrelated to the sea such as Cau Dua Duck. Ducks are allowed to roam freely and eat natural foods such as shrimp, crab, and fish, so they are very fatty, lean, soft and do not have a bad smell.

Nha Trang Coconut Bridge Duck with eye-catching colors and delicious taste makes you flutter

In addition, many visitors are also attracted by the duck blood soup with attractive colors, the crunchy taste of the heart, liver, gizzard and the aroma of peanuts and coriander mixed in.

Price: only from 5,000 VND to 100,000 VND.

Address: Hung Cau Dua Duck Restaurant - 96 Street 23/10 (located in the center of Nha Trang city)

2. Nha Trang specialties brought back as gifts

Fried squid

Squid is always a dish chosen by tourists from all over the world as a gift for friends and relatives after each trip to Nha Trang. To have a batch of squid with the right taste, people here must use dried squid, dried in 7 suns, with a sweet, sunny aroma and not too tough. Squid rim can be used as bait or eaten with white rice, which is very delicious and wastes rice. This will definitely be a great gift for your loved one.

fFied squid with tamarind fruit - a gift food attractive to both adults and children

You can buy this specialty at:

Dam Market Nha Trang: No. 09 Apartment B, Dam market food court.
New neighborhood market: 49 Ngo Gia Tu street.

Mango rice paper

In addition to fresh seafood, Nha Trang is also famous for the name "land of mangoes". If you have the opportunity to visit Cam Ranh, you will admire the mango orchards that are so heavy that they almost swoop into the ground.

That's why mango rice paper was born here. Nha Trang mango rice paper has a dark yellow color, delicious taste, sour and sweet but sweet. It is a favorite snack of both adults and children.

The sweet and sour taste and the aroma of mango create a very special taste

Price: 100,000 VND to 200,000 VND/kg of mango rice paper.

You can easily find them at grocery stores or any market in Nha Trang:

  • Xom Moi market and shops at Dam market food court.
  • Stores 11E - Thai Nguyen.
  • Shops 127 - Yersin.

Nha Trang fish cake

Fissh cake is always a dish chosen by tourists as a gift for their loved ones when visiting Nha Trang. Cha with the typical aroma of the sea, the piece is smooth, slightly chewy and less flour is made from boneless or boneless fish such as mackerel, termite, mackerel, barracuda, trout...

Nha Trang fish cake is a famous specialty here

From cha fish we can process a lot of delicious dishes such as vermicelli, fish cake soup or make fried fish cakes with chili sauce, ... This seems to be a very familiar dish with the local people. places you should try.

Price: ranging from 150,000 VND to 200,000 VND/kg

Suggest you places to sell delicious and clean Nha Trang fish cakes:

  • No. 8A, Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street.
  • Dam Market: food and drink area - Cho wharf, Van Thanh street.
  • Nguyen Loan fish cake shop: 123 Ngo Gia Tu street.

Chou chou Ong Tay peanuts - Nha Trang specialty Ngoc Linh

Peanuts or roasted peanuts are always very familiar dishes with Vietnamese people. But chou chou Ong Tay peanuts - Nha Trang's specialty Ngoc Linh originates from France, is roasted and marinated very elaborately and strangely. This will definitely be a gift that many people love because of the salty, sweet and savory taste mixed with the fragrant and greasy smell of roasted peanuts. Not only the delicious taste but also the product quality is always guaranteed, so you can rest assured to give it to the people you love.

Colorful Chou Chou peanuts with rich flavor will be a meaningful gift for the family

Price: Only from 10 VND / bag or 29 VND / jar depending on the type.

Address: Apartment No. 16- Dam market food court.

Dried seahorse

From ancient times to now, dried seahorses have always been a valuable medicine used to improve health, grandparents often soaked with alcohol and used regularly to help cure many diseases. This will be a very meaningful health gift for relatives, grandparents and parents after visiting and traveling to Nha Trang.

Dried Seahorse - a meaningful health gift for loved ones

Price: ranges from  140,000 - 300,000 VND/pair of seahorses.

Suggest you 2 reputable places to sell dried seahorses in Nha Trang.

  • Dam market: Ben Cho, Van Thanh street.
  • Xom Moi Market: 49 Ngo Gia Tu Street.

Nem Ninh Hoa

Ninh Hoa nem chua are a famous specialty in Nha Trang that many tourists choose as gifts for relatives. Nem has a moderate sweet and sour taste mixed with thin fresh garlic and chili, surrounded by a layer of green banana leaves outside. You can bake, fry or eat it without salt and pepper, it's delicious.

Ninh Hoa nem chua are sweet and sour, delicious and hard to resist

Price: only 3,500 VND/piece

Some addresses selling delicious and famous nem chua in Nha Trang you can come and buy as gifts:

  • Vu Thanh An restaurant - 15 Le Loi street.
  • Nha Trang restaurant - at the foot of the ball bridge, road 2-4.
  • Address 25 Le Hong Phong street.
  • Nha Trang restaurant - 39 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street.
  • Dang Van Quyen shop - No. 16A Lan Ong Street or the intersection of Phan Boi Chau with Han Thuyen.
  • Ngoc Tien shop - 59 Le Thanh Phuong street.
  • Roll-up counter at 50 Thong Nhat Street.

Salanganes'Nest Nha Trang

Salanganes'Nest Nha Trang is a high-class specialty dish, very good for health as well as having a beautifying effect on the skin for women. There are many types of bird's nests with different prices such as: blood oats, white oats,... and countless ways of processing to create delicious and nutritious dishes such as bird's nest soup, lotus seed bird's nest tea, and potential bird's nests. evil chicken…

Nha Trang Salanganes'Nest - a premium specialty with very high nutritional value

Price: Depending on the type, the price ranges from 2,800,000 VND to 15,000,000 VND/100g

Some prestigious addresses selling bird's nests in Nha Trang:

  • A Nam's bird's nest shop: No. 50B Nguyen Thi Minh Khai street, Tan Lap ward
  • Branches of Sanest Khanh Hoa Salanganes'Nest Company: No. 248 Thong Nhat, No. 136 Thong Nhat, No. 90 Tran Phu, No. 48 Le Thanh Ton...
  • Khanh Hoa Salanganes'Nest Company: No. 248 Thong Nhat Street, Phuong Son Ward.

Nha Trang specialties made from squid

The coastal city of Nha Trang has always been a famous place for dried varieties, including dried squid. Dried squid in Nha Trang is very diverse: squid rim, squid 1 sunny, squid 2 sunny, dried squid sweet chili garlic, dried squid salad or dried squid porridge are very attractive.

From dried squid, you can make many delicious dishes for the family such as grilled squid, grilled squid

Price: Depending on the type of dried ink, the price is different

  • Dried squid: ranges from 500,000 VND - 700,000 VND/kg
  • Squid rim: only 40,000 VND - 55,000 VND / jar of 300g
  • Sun dried squid: only from 350,000 VND - 500,000 VND/kg


  • Dam market: Ben Cho, Van Thanh street.
  • Seafood agent: 48 Ngo Gia Tu street.
  • Xom Moi Market: 49 Ngo Gia Tu Street.

Lemon chili salt

Nha Trang lemon chili salt has a salty, slightly spicy taste and has the aroma of lemongrass. Dipping seafood with this salt is nothing better. Although it is only a small salt pot, it is very popular and always chosen by tourists as a gift for friends and family.

Nha Trang lemon chili salt has an aromatic and sour taste that is suitable for many dishes

Price: only 20,000 VND to 30,000 VND/bottle

You can easily buy it at grocery stores or markets in Nha Trang because it is very popular:

  • Dam market: Ben Cho, Van Thanh street.
  • Xom Moi Market: 49 Ngo Gia Tu Street.

Arenga pinnata

Arenga pinnata is a rather unique and little-known tree. When a tree matures to 10 years old, it will begin to bear fruit. Arenga pinnata can be eaten fresh or mixed with fruit to make smoothies, make yogurt or put in a delicious mixed tea. This will be a new and interesting gift for your loved ones.

Arenga pinnata can be used in many healthy and refreshing dishes

Price: only from 40,000 VND to 60,000 VND/kg

Arenga pinnata are sold everywhere, you can visit the following markets to buy

  • Dam market: Ben Cho, Van Thanh street.
  • Xom Moi Market: 49 Ngo Gia Tu Street.

Fish sauce

Nha Trang fish sauce from the past has been very famous and loved by many housewives such as: Chau Son fish sauce, Hanh Quyen fish sauce, Ngoc Trang fish sauce, Chin Tuy fish sauce,... With a strong flavor of sea fish. With a unique recipe for making fish sauce, Nha Trang fish sauce will always be a great gift for your family members, especially housewives.

Fish sauce is always the pride of Nha Trang people with many famous brands in the country

Price: from 100,000 VND - 300,000 VND / liter, depending on different protein levels and quality of fish sauce


  • Fish sauce 584: No. 584 Le Hong Phong street.
  • Chin Tuy brand: 69 Truong Son street, Vinh Truong ward.
  • Hanh Quyen fish sauce: 01 Vo Thi Sau street, Vinh Truong ward.
  • Chau Son brand: 48-39 Tan Hai street, Binh Tan ward.
  • Ngoc Trang fish sauce: 40 Phan Boi Chau street, Van Thanh ward.

Enjoying Nha Trang specialties is an indispensable part of every trip. Our above article suggests you all 21 delicious dishes of the local people here, hoping to help you have a happy and safe trip.

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