Quy Nhon is not only famous for its beautiful scenics but also famous dishes of Quy Nhon. After traveling a day with family or friends, you do not hesitate to enjoy the specialties of this area. Below, I will introduce you 10 dishes in Quy Nhon that you should not miss when coming to this land.
1. Nem Nuong (Grilled pork hash wrapped in banana leaf)
|Nem Nuong Quy Nhon|
Nem is a popular dish of Quy Nhon people in particular and Vietnam people in general. Nem is grilled until it has the yellow color and its taste is sweet and spicy of pepper. Huyen Market grilled pork hash wrapped in banana leaf has become a famous food that everyone knows when mentioning Quy Nhon cuisine. You should eat Nem Nuong with fresh garlic and green chili to have the greatest taste.
2. Rice paper rolls
Rice paper rolls Quy Nhon
Like Phu Yen, Quy Nhon's favorite nosh is rice paper rolls. If in Phu Yen, people make rice paper rolls with meat and eggs, Quy Nhon people make rice paper with shrimp and meat. The price of a stick is about 1,000 VND. You can find this food in restaurants in Tran Binh Trong street. If you are really into noshes, do not skip this one.
3. Thuy Kieu Snail
Thuy Kieu Snail Quy Nhon
Going to a coastal city like Quy Nhon, you certainly mention snails and seafood. My recommend is the restaurants on Tang Bat Ho Street. They have all types of sea snails, oysters, mussels, blood cockle and so on. Almost all are grilled with onion and oil to have the great smell. Especially, the price of each dish is only 15.000 VND. In addition grilled food, you do not miss the snail salad. Crispy sea snails are mixed with green mango, spinach, coriander, dry onions that it will make you amazed.
4. Banh Xeo (Rice pancake folded in half)
Unlike other places, Quy Nhon Rice pancake folded in half has their own charm, because the flour is made from ground flour and poured into a thin layer. Besides, Banh Xeo is eaten with fiddler crab sauce or chili sauce, and vegetables. The price is only 1000 VND 1 slice of cake. Just a plate is enough for you to continue to walk the sea. You can find this food on Nguyen Cong Tru, Tran Quang Dieu or Vo Van Dung street.
5. Aroma Sticky Rice
Aroma Sticky Rice Quy Nhon
If you like to eat sticky rice, you can go to a small restaurant in a small alley on Nguyen Thai Hoc street. It opens until 10 p.m for you to enjoy comfortably. One packet of sticky rice is only 5,000 VND and 15.000 VND if you want to add meat and eggs. This is a common food in Vietnam for breakfast and you can eat it if you would like to change your appetite.
|Seafood Quy Nhon|
Quy Nhon is a coastal city, so it will not be surprising that seafood is one of its specialty. The types of snails, shrimps, or crabs here are very fresh, and the price is extremely cheap. A special restaurant here is Bay Thom Seafood. Only 100.000 VND, you can order seafood dishes as many as possible at the restaurant. To get there, you cross Ha Thanh bridge 1 and come to the new residential area about 1km. After that, you turn right to the end of the street and you can see this restaurant.
7. Fruit Smoothie
|Fruit Smoothie Quy Nhon|
People divide Fruit Smoothie into two types the ground smoothie and the non-ground smoothie. There are more than a dozen kinds of fruit in a glass of smoothie. Moreover, the fruit is very fresh and fragrant. Quy Nhon people are really into this kind of smoothie because of its taste. Perhaps, it is difficult to find in anywhere a delicious fruit smoothie that is as cheap as this one here. If you would like to try it, you can find it at the end of Tran Binh Trong Street.
8. Muc Rim
|Muc Rim Quy Nhon|
Muc Rim is a popular dish in the Central and South of Vietnam. Muc Rim has the spicy of chili, the salty taste of squid, the sweet taste of sugar along with the aroma of garlic. I firmly believe that when you eat this food, you will never forget this unique taste. If you are a fan of spicy food, this is not a bad choice for you.
9. Ngoc Lien fish noodles
|Ngoc Lien Fish Noodles Quy Nhon|
Coming to Quy Nhon without eating fish noodles which is a specialty food in Quy Nhon is indeed a very regrettable thing. Speaking of fish noodles, Ngoc Lien restaurant on Nguyen Hue Street is a popular restaurant in Quy Nhon that you should enjoy. A bowl of fish noodles filled with delicious soup, grilled chopped fish with fresh raw vegetables. They are the main attraction of local people with tourists when coming to these specialty restaurants in Quy Nhon.