The worldwide famous beach town of Nha Trang, a Central coastal city in Vietnam cater to any globetrotter with a wide range of services from high-end to budget-friendly. Today, we are not about to explain why Nha Trang is worth one of the best Vietnam beach vacations, but instruct you on how to savor the best of Nha Trang like a real local. Here are the five most bustling street food areas in this very lovely seaside.
Nha Trang cuisine (Source: Google)
1. Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai BBQ Street
For Vietnamese big foodies, a trip to Nha Trang cannot go without the presence of LạcCảnh grilled beef, a highly famed local restaurant found at 44 Nguyễn BĩnhKhiêm street. However, LạcCảnh is not everything Nha Trang beach city has to offer. Feel free to take a long walk down the street of Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai and pick one bistro you like the most. Apart from BBQ dishes, you may also find a wide range of seafood which goes so well with a couple of cold beer cans.
Grilled beef cubes (Source: Google)
If you are not a huge fan of BBQ, then do not hesitate to head straight to taste other popular cuisines such as tapioca noodle soup, goat hotpot and a lot more. Cộng Cà Phê or Cafe Hoa đồng nội are our suggested cafeterias to look for after your stomach is treated well.
Grilled squid with chili oil (Source: Google)
2. Tháp Bà Snail Street
Now, as long as Nha Trang is still a coastal city, then seafood and snails are still widely available for your night treat. Snails can be something bizarre to some of you at first sight, yet a daring try will surely bring you a long-lasting memory. The section of roads running from Cù Huân to Tháp Bà is a paradise for snail lovers, which gathers a broad chain of bistros servings snails of all types, some of which you may have never heard of before. Snails here are all freshly-caught and turned into various yummy dishes, which is more than just ideal for your Vietnam beach vacation.
Common periwinkles (Source: Google)
Some of the following sites are highly recommended by Nha Trang natives:
- Hẻm Ốc Quán at 89/5 Vân Đồn Street.
- Ốc Mỹ Anh at 42 Lương Định Của Street.
- Ốc Sò Sinh Viên at 39 Đặng Tất Street.
All freshly caught (Source: Google)
3. Phạm Văn Đồng Seafood Street
If snails get to scare you a bit at first, the seafood must be something nicer for your stomach. Along thoroughfare of Phạm Văn Đồng along the coastline is packed with side-by-side seafood restaurants, all of which are super bustling and lively when night falls. Do not worry about getting ripped off at one of those places as such close by locations allow them all to reach a reasonable and competitive price range.
A broad range of seafood dishes (Source: Google)
In addition to several solely-served seafood streets such as Phạm Văn Đồng and Trần Phú, Nha Trang beach city brings you another list of low-cost seafood taverns with good reviews such as the one at 6 Ngô Sỹ Liên Street, Hoa Biển at 124KA Tôn Thất Tùng street, Vi seafood at 39 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai street and the list goes on.
4. Tô Hiến Thành Street of “basic Vietnamese cuisine”
Too much seafood may sometimes bring a little problem to your digestion system. Then, do not forget Tô Hiến Thành street, one of the liveliest dining areas in Nha Trang. Mini pancakes, pancakes, hotpot, smoothies, juices, noodles and a lot more can all be found along the road. Tô Hiến Thành street is situated right next to our first recommendation above, Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai BBQ street, which means a short walk around these two localities will be able to fill your tummy with full of delish gastronomy.
Mini pancakes (Source: Google)
5. Nha Trang night market
Last but not least, Nha Trang night market must be a big name that gets most people to talk about when mentioning which place is the best to head to when the Sun is out. This site is fantastic if you decide to stay in downtown Nha Trang, which is open at 46 TrầnPhú street and last to the end of HùngVương street. This place is the most energetic venues all over Nha Trang when darkness takes over the city, where all types of visitors inside out of the country choose to pass through.
Nha Trang night market (Source: Google)
Apart from the food itself, a wide diversity of souvenirs can also be spotted out. Popular street food and Nha Trang snacks are what you should look forward to giving them a go. These can be counted as grilled rice paper, or Vietnamese pizza, fruits, skewed BBQ, mini pancakes, sweet soup dessert. All of the above are offered at a good price.
This is all best if you either have a local bestie with you or not as all of the above are so convenient to reach. Hurry up to bookmark this article and bring it along on your upcoming Vietnam beach vacation.