Local dishes have to try in Quy Nhon

What is Quy Nhon’s local dishes?

Like you know before. Quy Nhon beach city with many foods come from the ocean. Almost the local foods here made by seafoods. However, there are some of special of local foods make from meat at the forest and jungle. The local foods in Quy Nhon have the balance goods come from the ocean and the forest with many mountain range here. All of it make Quy Nhon become special for the visitors. In this post, I recommend some of best local foods have to try in Quy Nhon that you shouldn’t miss when visit this beach city.

Some local foods have to try

Bun Ca, Bun Sua (Fish, Jellyfish noodle)

When the supporting of seafood too much. The people don’t know how to make it so they put it into the ingredients of noodle. More and more day, the bowl of dishes become a local food in Quy Nhon city. The local people here often enjoy Bowl of Bun Ca, Sua in the morning before go to the sea.

The broth make from the fish stew to get the smell from the sea, adding some of spices like fish sauce, pepper, local herb and vegetable. The topping of this bowl are fish meat, deep-fried fish cake or jelly fish. All of it make the combination of each other ingredient so the smell of it are the sweet broth from the sea and the good smell from the local herb.

Some place to eat:

Quan Thuy Bun Ram Bun Cha Ca
Place: 261 Tang Bat Ho, Quy Nhon city
Number: 098 820 78 77
Opening time: 7 AM – 21 PM
Cost range: 18,000 VND – 25,000 VND (0.8 USD – 2.2 USD)
Phuong Teo
Place: 221 Nguyen Hue, Tran Phu W., Quy Nhon city 
Phone: 0256 3815 176
Opening time: 6 AM – 22 PM 
Cost range: 25,000 VND – 30,000 VND (1.1 USD – 1.3 USD)

Banh Xeo Tom Nhay (Shrimp pancake)

Maybe, you have been known about Banh Xeo. This pancake are very famous in Vietnamese dishes like Pho. In Quy Nhon city, there are Banh Xeo but have a local style at Quy Nhon. The way they do Banh Xeo is nothing special but the topping is difference than other province in Vietnam.

They use “Jumping shrimp”, beef and seafood like squid, scallop or crab. etc. The size of Banh Xeo here is smaller than another region in Vietnam. It’s quite crispy, you can enjoy it with salad, bean sprouts, onion then dip with sweet fish sauce. The mixture between seafood and herbs made the taste are sweet from pancake powder, seafood and herbs.

The best place to eat:

Rau Mam
Place: 91 Dong Da, Quy Nhon city
Phone: (053) 3 850 526
Opening time: 9 AM – 10 PM 
Cost range: 25,000 VND (1.1 USD – 1.3 USD)
Ong Hung
Place: 24 Dien Hong, Ly Thuong Kiet W., Quy Nhon city
Phone: 0256 6558 845
Opening time: 8 AM – 10 PM 
Cost range: 25,000 VND (1.1 USD)
Ba Nam My Cang
Address: My Cang’s Bridgehead, Phuoc Son District., Quang Nam Province
Phone number: 0905 425 556 
Business hours: 8 AM – 9 PM
Price range: 25,000 VND – 40,000 VND (1.1 USD – 1.8 USD)

Seafood in Quy Nhon

Going to the beach, having a seafood are the best important thing that you should do. Finding a fishing village then buying seafood there with reasonable price. The seafood in Vietnam very diverse by prawn, crabs, scallop, clams, snails, fish, etc. Buying seafood from market or fishermen to get the best price.

In Vietnam, the seafood can cook with many recipe and spices. The taste of it are sour, salty and a little bit sweet. However, to keep the original taste from seafood, you can order it by steam or boil. Almost seafood in Quy Nhon are very fresh, you will have the good experience from it.

Some place to eat:

Oc Thuy Kieu
Place: 5D Tang Bat Ho, Quy Nhon city
Opening time: 7 AM – 9 PM 
Cost range: 10,000 VND – 100,000 VND (0.4 USD – 4.2 USD)

Oc Co Xi
Place: 40 Dao Duy Tu, Quy Nhon city
Opening time: 10 AM – 10 PM 
Cost range: 30,000 VND – 100,000 VND (1.5 USD – 4.2 USD)

Banh Beo (Water fern cake)

You can find this cake in other middle province in Vietnam. In Quy Nhon, Banh Beo is the snack with good smell and flavor. The ingredients of Banh Beo are dried shrimp, rice flour, crush peanut and sweet fish sauce. The good smell of Banh Beo come from the colorful on this dish.

The red topping, the milk white of cake, a little bit green from herbs and yellow of sweet fish sauce. After having a main dishes, you can have Banh Beo for a snack. It have a little bit difficult for someone can’t eat the smell from fish sauce. Trust me please, try it now and you will be addicted

Nem Nuong (Grill meat with herb)

This dish is a junk food, Nem Nuong is a meatball make by pork. The meatball wrap by herbs and banana. Nem in Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh are the best local food often buy by many people from difference province for their relatives. Normally, you can eat it directly without cooked.

But on this post, we recommend you should grilled it to increase the taste of Nem Nuong, grilled Nem Nuong are the best local food here was chose by many young people to hangout or meeting. They often eat Nem Nuong with some of herbs and vegetables like salads, cucumber, star fruit or bitter banana. Dip the Nem Nuong into the special sauce then eat a bitter banana to get the strong spices for your taste.

Som place to eat:

Nem Nuong – Cha Nuong
Place: 7 Hai Thuong Lan Ong, Tran Phu W., Quy Nhon city 
Opening time: 3 PM – 21 PM 
Cost range: 7,000 VND (0.03 USD)
An Vat Ba Be – Nem Nuong & Muc Rim 
Place: Near 62 Mai Xuan Thuong, Quy Nhon city 
Opening time: 5 PM – 22 PM 
Cost range: 10,000 VND (0.45 USD)
Co Tuyet
Place: Hai Thuong Lan Ong – Xuan Dieu 
Opening time: 3 PM – 21:30 PM 
Cost range: 7,000 VND (0.03 USD)

In Brief

There are some of local foods in Quy Nhon that can attract you. It’s not difficult to eat and have lots of fan in Quy Nhon. Visiting there and try to eat the local food will make you have the best experience about the activity and the taste from the new beach city in the middle of Vietnam. Making a plan to go now before it lots of tourists like other popular beach cities in Vietnam.

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