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Top 8 Da Nang Cheap Street Food To Eat Before You Leave

Top 8 Da Nang Cheap Street Food To Eat Before You Leave

Da Nang is blessed with not only beautiful beach and stunning scenery but also its unique cuisine. Street food gives you the chance to get nose to nose with the fascinating local lives.

1. Quang noodle

Quang noodle has its origin from Quang Nam province. This dish is made with rice noodle, herbs, lettuce and flower of bananas. Interestingly, there are three kinds of Quang noodles served with different types of broth. Broth is made from simmering pork and tibia shin, chickens, or snakehead fishes seasoned with salt, sugar, black pepper, shallot, garlic and lemon grass.

What people like about this dish is its fushion and price. From 1 to 2 dollars, you already have a mouth favorable bowl of Quang Noodle.

Top 8 Da Nang Cheap Street Food To Eat Before You Leave

Photo by Cathy Danh

Where to eat:

- Madam Mua Quang Noodles

- Restaurant 1A

2. Fish cake noodle ( bun cha ca)

A bowl of fish cake noodle is made from the freshest fish cakes and broth experienced with the sweetness of fish, pumpkins and pineapple. More importantly, shrimp sauce is also added to stimulate the flavor of brot.

To taste this food, a small restaurant at 109 Nguyen Chi Thanh - Hai Chau district is a notable place due to its 40 years experience in making fish cake noodles.

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Where to eat:

Bun cha ca 109 Nguyen Chi Thanh

3. Noodle salad with pork and anchovy fish sauce (bun mam)

Bun mam is made out of vermicelli, pork or roasted pork, vegetables, unripe papaya, peanuts and, of course, anchovy fish sauce. As the name suggests, the exquisiteness of this dish depends mostly on its anchovy fish sauce. Originally Bun mam is accompanied with boiled pork, and other alternatives include roasted pork. Normally, bun mam is served with “mít non” (unripe/young jackfruit) and the special chilli sauce which are trademarks of the central region.

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Where to eat:

Bun mam ba Thuyen – Madam Thuyen’s Vietnamese gumbo

4. Sweet soup

When the cold winds are blowing into every streets, it's time for local sweetness. The sweet soup carts lining in many streets of Da Nang. These sweet soups are always local's choices after a day of working.

What to eat: Che bap (corn), che troi nuoc(sticky rice cake and green pea paste), che khoai (taro), che dau ngu (kidney beans sweet soup), che dau xanh (green bean), che dau do (red bean), che bot loc ( cassava ) and so on.

Also read: Top 5 Free Things To Do In Da Nang

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Where to eat:

- Che Xuan Trang

5. Vietnamese thick noodle soup

A bowl of Banh Canh and chewy fried bread (Xi Quay) is really original eating style only people in Da Nang city. Banh canh is thick Vietnamese noodle that looks quite like Japanese udon which has the thickness of a chopstick, more or less. Noodle can be made from cassava, wheat or rice and the broth of Banh Canh is cooked from pork, crab, fish. People do not linger when they eat banh Canh, they take a spoon of soup, make it cooler and eat after that.

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Where to eat:

- Banh canh ca nuong Tran Hung Dao

6. Sizzling cake (banh xeo)

In cold weather and rainy days, pancake restaurants are crowded with a group of friends and family being fond of the hot cake planes. Actually, enjoying oil and mix sizzling sound as pouring on a hot pan and awaiting with fragrant and crunchy cakes is memorable experiences. Sizzling cake is best choice to miss empty stomach and warm the cockles of people’s hearts in the winter.

Different from surrounding areas, sauce is made with peanut, ground pork liver and seasoning; besides, this sauce is also used for the rice vermicelli with grilled pork. Specially, every restaurants selling sizzling cake also have the rice vermicelli with grilled pork.

Also read: Top 7 Street Foods Under 50 cent In Da Nang

Top 8 Da Nang Cheap Street Food To Eat Before You LeavePhoto by tinmoi.vn

Where to eat:

Banh Xeo Ba Duong located at K20/23Hoang Dieu St, Danang is highly recommended Banh Xeo address in Da Nang city.

You can try banh canh at Madam Nga (193 Đống Đa, P. Thạch Thang, Quận Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng); Madam Cam (54 Lê Duẩn, P. Hải Châu 1, Quận Hải Châu, Đà Nẵng)

7. Lạng Sơn grilled bread served with grilled pork

Interestingly, we also have an opportunity to enjoy Lang Son special food in Da Nang city. Unlike Da nang and Hoi An bread, people living in Lang Son province have own process to enjoy bread. Due to cold weather in this region, bread is covered with secret seasoned mix before grilling. Pork is also seasoned carefully and grilled.

Where to eat:

Lang Son grilled bread is sold by a family at 602 TRAN CAO VAN street, Thanh Khê district , Da Nang city. Each member of this family have own duty and work in process

8. Da nang spicy snail (oc hut).

In the evening, walking on foot along Han river or Le Duan street is fantastic ideas to explore the flavor of Da Nang spicy snail for fresh wind night. People can not conceal their craving for this street food. Various types of escagots are cooked in different styles, but the most popular is small escagots are processed with lemongrass and chili.

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Watch video how local sucks snail.

Due to small shape, people in Da Nang also enjoy in an individual way. Taking a snail and sucking the smaller end of the shell before sucking the opening. However, if you can not take it out and heat your lip owing to spiciness, a toothpick is used to solve this problem. That is reason why Vietnamese named Da Nang spicy snail is OC HUT. Kieu Kieu restaurant is the most famous restaurant selling various type of snail

Oc hut is ranked top Da Nang street food

If you want to know more about Da Nang cuisine, you can check Danang Cuisine Site.

Are you going to visit Da Nang? Don't miss these suggestion:

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My name’s Catherine, you can call me Kate. I love animals, writing and travelling.I started my Asian journey since 2003; and I have been nearly 20 countries so far. The more I go, the more I fall in love with this incredible continent. It has a unique beauty and distinctive culture that never fully explored. This’s why there are many countries I still keep coming back over and over again. I’m here to share with you my fun, sad or even scared memory on my backpacking trails. Hope it works on you!

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