Da Nang City in central Vietnam is a great touristy destination thanks to not only splendid natural landscape and historical value but also the diversity of exceptional cuisine.
A large number of food tours are available for your choice upon your arrival in this beautiful city. You can taste them all, from the simplest Da Nang street food to the daily Vietnamese meals or your home country’s cooking in Da Nang. Let’s together check out where to eat in Da Nang City in this article.
What to eat and where to find them?
Typical Da Nang food
“Mi Quang” – Quang noodles
Pork and shrimp Quang noodles – Photo: Hội Đầu Bếp Á Âu
Chicken Quang noodles – Photo: Điện máy Xanh
Frog Quang noodles – Photo: Qtriip.com
“Mi Quang” – Quang noodles is a popular dish for breakfast in central Vietnam. The dish name originated from the province “Quang Nam”.
Quang noodles are made from rice flour and shaped in wide flat strings in white or yellow color. The primary ingredients of a bowl of Quang noodles are the noodles, broth, meat and herbs.
It can be said that Quang noodles is like everyday food for people living in central Vietnam generally, and Da Nang particularly. The noodles might look simple, but it is the combination of flavors from different ingredients, which brings customers a great aftertaste.
If you travel to Danang, this must be on the top of your must-try.
A variant of “Mi Quang” is the mixed “Quang noodles”, which is usually prepared on special occasions like family parties or festivals. The basic ingredients are the same; however, the seasonings are adjusted for proper flavor, and no broth is added.
- Mi Quang Ba Vi
As a traditional business passed from generation to generation 40 years ago, “Mi Quang Ba Vi” has defined its own position in Da Nang market.
Photo: VN Reviews
Overcoming a lot of difficulties and making every effort to maintain their traditional taste, the restaurant has been well-known to travelers to Da Nang, as well as keep themselves outstanding from other restaurants.
The menu at “Mi Quang Ba Vi” is inclusive of various options such as shrimp and pork, pork rib, beef, fish, or chicken Quang noodles.
Address: 166 Le Dinh Duong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 30,000 – 55,000
- Mi Quang Ba Mua
“Ba Mua” is a well-known restaurant chain for specialties in Da Nang. Quang noodles at “Ba Mua” is prepared following Hoi An style. It is recommended to order a bowl of medley noodles, which consists of various toppings so that you can savor the best taste of Quang noodles.
The toppings that can be chosen at “Bà Mua” are shrimp and pork, beef, fish, chicken, frog, jellyfish, or even eels. Besides, they also serve delicious Vietnamese pork rolls at the restaurant.
Address: 95A Nguyen Tri Phuong Street, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 30,000 – 70,000
“Banh mi” – Vietnamese bread
Another Da Nang food that is definitely loved by not only the Vietnamese but also foreigners is “Banh mi”, also known as Vietnamese bread or sandwich. “Banh mi” can be eaten at any time of the day, but mostly for breakfast when you wake up late and are in a hurry.
Photo: Vietnamese Inspirations
“Banh mi” is loved because of its crisp crust and soft texture inside. Then, sellers are gonna cut and add some stuffing in the middle, typically vegetables and meat.
You might get a little hungry or tired during your travel, so grab a loaf of Vietnamese bread as a snack.
Fun fact: The bread can also be used as an alternative to crackers or crullers to combine with some types of noodle soup.
In Da Nang, you can find Vietnamese bread easily as it is cheap and sold at every corner of the city. The three shops below are recommended thanks to their reputation and people’s preference for them.
- Banh mi Ba Lan
Photo: Phụ Nữ Ngày Nay
Embracing the secret recipe for more than 30 years, “Ba Lan (Ms.Lan) is always passionate about her signature bread. Although the shop is full of customers, she decides to do the selling only in the afternoon to spare the morning for strict and careful preparation of fresh bread and ingredients.
The number of loaves is limited to ensure the bread quality. The trademark “Ba Lan”, I have to say, is the best of the best in the city.
Branch 1: 62 Trung Nu Vuong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: 64 Trieu Nu Vuong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 18,000 – 30,000
Pro tip: You might find a lot of “Ba Lan” on your way of travel in Da Nang due to the reputation of the trademark, but there are only two true vendors of “Ba Lan”.
- Banh mi Ong Ty
The bread at the long-standing trademark “Ong Ty” (Mr.TY) looks simpler; however, it has its own signature taste and aroma that leave you a strong impression. A loaf of bread at “Ong Ty” is inclusive of delicious steamed pork or beef sausage with a little salt, pepper, and chili powder on the top.
Branch 1: 272 Hung Vuong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: 184 Quang Trung Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 3: 189 Trung Nu Vuong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 4: 390 Le Duan Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 10,000 – 17,000
Vietnamese pork rolls
Coming to the beautiful coastal city in Vietnam, you should never miss Vietnamese pork rolls, which will surely impress you upon the first bite.
Delicious Vietnamese pork rolls are usually served for lunch and dinner. The meat quality and vegetables are the two most important factors for a perfect pork roll. Also, other stuffing that can be included is pickled and cucumber slices.
Besides, you can choose the sweet and sour fish sauce or fermented fish sauce as a dip.
- Tran Restaurant
Passing buildings in Da Nang, you might find those restaurants in a noticeable color – lime. “Tran” is famous for its signature pork slices that still keep skins on both ends, which requires the chef to be extremely careful and meticulous.
Moreover, the dipping sauce at “Tran” is preferred by frequent customers at the restaurant.
Branch 1: 4 Le Duan Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam. (near Han River)
Branch 2: 300 Hai Phong Street, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 3: 11 Nguyen Van Linh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam. (near Dragon Bridge)
Price range: VND 30,000 – 220,000
- Dac san Hoang Tin (Hoang Tin Specialties)
A medley combo at Hoang Tin Specialties – Photo: dacsanhoangtin.com
A beautiful vegetable plate at Hoang Tin Specialties – Photo: dacsanhoangtin.com
Besides Tran, Hoang Tin Specialties is one of my favorites. The first impression that I have to mention is the plate of carefully-picked vegetables and herbs arranged beautifully. Some of the herbs are medically useful, and you can’t find them in the market. The restaurant offers a wide selection of dishes in addition to a variety of pork cuts for your rolls.
Address: 12 Le Hong Phong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 30,000 – 400,000
Pro tip: If you go in couples, don’t forget to ask for the splendid vegetable plate if you are a fan of green food. You definitely will not regret that.
Traditional Vietnamese noodles
A hot bowl of “Pho”, considered the symbol of Vietnamese cuisine all over the world, is what every traveler would love to have on their trip. People can have “pho” for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
The noodle soup comprises the aromatic broth traditionally made from bones combined with five special spices, rice noodles, and meat, which can be beef cuts, chicken or pork paste.
“Pho” is typically served with basil, sawtooth coriander (also called “culantro”), sprouts along with picked garlic. Although the origin of this dish is from Ha Noi, there are two famous “pho” restaurants in Da Nang that you can enjoy this yummy Vietnamese specialty.
- Pho Bac Hai
Being one of the first pioneers to introduce delicious bowls of “pho” to the central city Da Nang, Pho Bac Hai has overcome a lot of challenges and is now one of the best restaurants in Da Nang City.
Photo: Báo Mới
I have been enjoying my “pho” as a fan at this restaurant since I was at primary school, so it’s been more than 15 years until now. The owner is always friendly and modest to customers and passionate about his cooking, which is what I love about the restaurant beside the tasty “pho”.
The restaurant is close to different tourist attractions such as Rooster Church, Han Market, or Dragon Bridge, so it’s convenient for you to travel around also.
Address: 185 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 40,000 – 70,000
- Pho Bac 63
Menu of Pho Bac 63 – Photo: Tripadvisor
Besides Pho Bac Hai, Pho Bac 63 is also a famous restaurant that is preferred by the locals. The restaurant is usually crowded, thanks to the food quality and the delicious taste that it brings to customers.
Address: 203 Dong Da Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 45,000 – 65,000
“Bun cha ca” – Fishball noodle soup.
Regarding noodles in Da Nang, “Bun cha ca” – fishball noodle soup – can’t be forgotten. It has been the daily food for any meal of the day to Da Nang people. This dish is popular in central Vietnam thanks to the fishing tradition.
A standard bowl of “bun cha ca” comprises steamed or fried fish ball made from mackerel, bronze featherback or barracuda, noodles, as well as the sweet and sour broth cooked from tomatoes, pineapple, and other types of vegetables.
Fermented shrimp paste and vegetables can be added if you would like to. Also, some restaurants serve crab balls for customers’ preferences.
- Bun cha ca Ba Phien
The restaurant is open from early morning until late at night. You can have the choice of fish ball, crab ball, shrimp ball, mackerel, or tuna noodle soup. All the ingredients are clean, fresh, and the staff is active as well as professional. So, come and give it a try!
Address: 63 Le Hong Phong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 25,000 – 65,000
Pro tip: I usually have a bowl of fish and crab balls served with boiled vegetables, then a little shrimp paste is added for the aroma. Upon finishing my eating, I can have the free iced tea for refreshing my breath.
- Bun cha ca 109
Different from other restaurants, “Bun cha ca 109” is specialized in fish balls, and they have fishball noodle soup only. However, trust me, you will love the fishball noodle soup here as I do. It’s also one of my favorite restaurants in Da Nang.
Address: 109 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 25,000 – 50,000
“Bun thit nuong” – Vietnamese grilled pork noodles
Vietnamese grilled pork noodles is the combination of grilled pork, rice vermicelli noodles, and fresh vegetables. A special condensed sauce, the combination of pork liver, peanut, and coconut milk, is poured on the top. Then, the pickles and peanuts are added.
To savor the best flavor of this dish, you have to mix it up to make sure that the sauce goes through all the noodle strings, together with the fragrant grilled pork skewers.
- Bun thit nuong Ba Trai
“Bun thit nuong Ba Trai” is my favorite of all in town as the restaurant’s got the best sauce in town, and they also serve pork sausage as well as yummy grilled beef in lolot leaf.
Address: 194 Dong Da Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 25,000 – 50,000
- Bun thit nuong Kim Anh
You won’t be able to resist the aroma of grilled pork when passing the restaurant. In addition to Vietnamese grilled pork noodles, the restaurant serves such local Da Nang food as Vietnamese pancakes or pork sausage.
Address: 125 Hoang Dieu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 33,000
Vietnamese Traditional Cakes
“Banh xeo” – Crispy Vietnamese pancake
Photo: Thế Giới Hội Nhập
Together with “Pho”, “Banh xeo” is an iconic Vietnamese food. Visiting Da Nang, you can find some quality restaurants that serve those crispy Vietnamese pancakes. The dish name comes from the sound made by the batter’s reaction when poured into the hot oil.
The stuffing of “Banh xeo” includes pork, prawns, diced green onion, and bean sprouts. “Banh xeo” is most preferred in the rainy season as it’s a hot, crispy, and delicious dish. It can be served with fresh vegetables and a choice of dipping sauce – peanut sauce or sweet and sour sauce.
- Banh xeo Ba Duong
The first restaurant that almost every local will recommend is “Banh xeo Ba Duong”, which is situated in a small alley on a busy and bustling street – Hoang Dieu Street.
Being an experienced seller in the market, the restaurant has its own secret recipe to impress customers. The crispy pancakes can be combined with a variety of fresh vegetables such as cucumber slices, green mango slices, mint, basil and lettuce.
Address: K280/23 Hoang Dieu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 50,000
Pro tip: The restaurant is full all the time, so be patient, and you will see that it’s worth your waiting.
- Am thuc Xeo
Nourishing the dream of conquering Vietnamese cuisine, the owner of “Am thuc Xeo” had traveled and discovered different types of “Banh xeo” in Vietnam before creating his restaurant chain. It’s why the pancake at this restaurant might look a bit different from the original version that you usually see, thanks to the owner’s creativity and courage to try something new.
Besides “Banh xeo”, the restaurant also offers a range of traditional Vietnamese food.
Branch 1: 75 Hoang Van Thu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: 19A Vo Van Kiet Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 100,000
“Banh beo, banh nam, banh bot loc” – Cake combo: Water fern cake, flat rice dumpling, Vietnamese tapioca dumpling
Considered street food, sold at a low price, and savored by every Vietnamese in the morning before their work or school, the combo of those three cakes must be on your list.
First of all, “banh beo” – water fern cake, made from rice and tapioca flour, is topped with choice 1: dried shrimp, or choice 2: an orange-colored sauce from shrimp, pork, and wood-ear mushroom finely chopped.
“Banh beo” topped with dried shrimp – Photo: Justgola
“Banh beo” topped with the delicious sauce – Photo: Bột thực phẩm Tài Ký
The next one is “banh nam” – flat rice dumpling in banana or phrynium leaves is the best when served hot. Upon your first bite, you might find it soft and a bit chewy, combined with the well-seasoned stuffing and the remaining of the leaf’s aroma.
Photo: Sông Hương
The last one of the combo is chewy “banh bot loc” – Vietnamese tapioca dumpling. The dumpling is filled with simmered shrimp and pork belly slice at both ends, so you can find the balance thanks to the combination of the plain elastic dough layer and the seasoned stuffing. The dumpling can be boiled directly or wrapped in banana leaves for steaming.
“Banh bot loc” boiled directly – Photo: Bếp Trưởng Á Âu
“Banh bot loc” in banana leaf – Photo: Bazan Travel
Usually, the seller serves those three dishes together because of their similar method of cooking and ingredients. Also, they taste the best when served hot with different sauces for each type of cake.
- Quan Tam
Situated at the city center, “Quan Tam” is a well-known restaurant for its daily fresh cakes and dumplings for breakfast and dinner. The service is quick and professional, and they offer a variety of traditional choices.
Besides the cake combo of three dishes mentioned earlier, the restaurant also serves glutinous rice cake on crackers, pork paste and fermented pork roll.
Therefore, don’t forget to pass by this local restaurant when you travel to Da Nang.
Address: 291 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 15,000 – 20,000
- Banh beo Ba Be
Located on a quiet street – Hoang Van Thu, near the junction with Hoang Dieu Street, the restaurant looks simple and is crowded with customers during the rush hours. Together with “Quan Tam”, “Ba Be” has been favored and recommended by Da Nang people since the beginning.
Address: 100 Hoang Van Thu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 15,000 – 25,000
Other types of food
Photo: Du lịch – Ẩm thực Đà Nẵng
One of the reasons that Da Nang is attractive to travelers is because of its location in central Vietnam and the splendid beach. Thanks to this condition, seafood is a must-try for any traveler to this magnificent coastal city.
What people love about seafood in Da Nang is the diversity, freshness quality, price and special cooking method of central Vietnam. At almost all of the restaurants in the city, customers can choose the seafood like picking directly at a market, and then ask the restaurant to prepare the food in the way they love.
Pro tip: Pick the seafood yourself, or if you are not sure about the size or the sort of seafood mentioned in the menu, come to see it with your eyes.
- Moc Quan – Moc Seafood
Photo: Mộc Seafood
Coming on the market of seafood restaurants in Da Nang city not a long time ago, “Moc Quan” impresses guests with its seafood quality, professional service and Asian architecture design.
At the restaurant, you can find various sorts of clams, fish, snails, shrimp, squid or even octopus. They can grill with different seasonings, stew, steam with lemongrass and chili, or even prepare a hot pot or porridge with seafood.
A part of seafood picking area at Moc – Photo: Mộc Seafood
By the way, a playground for children is also set up if your little ones would like to have a good time or sweat to get their belly ready for a fulfilling and mouth-watering meal.
Address: 26 To Hien Thanh Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 70,000 – 300,000
- Ba Ro
If you’re looking for a simple and open-air restaurant with little chairs, “Ba Ro” is waiting for you. “Ba Ro” is outstanding from other restaurants of the same type thanks to its quick service as well as the bustling and busy ambiance with a lot of people, which makes you feel comfortable like being at home.
A lot of visitors to Da Nang love this great place because they can eat and, at the same time, experience how to eat like a real Vietnamese. The restaurant is located just near the foot of the Son Tra Peninsula, so it takes you around 20 minutes to reach the Monkey Mountain or 10 minutes to Lady Buddha in the other direction.
Address: 115 Ly Tu Tan Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 60,000 – 300,000
Typical Vietnamese family restaurants in Da Nang
Coming to Vietnam and visiting Da Nang specifically, you might discover different parts of the city, explore the beautiful natural landscape and taste different local food. However, I guess that every foreigner probably wishes to experience what a traditional Vietnamese family meal is like.
What do the Vietnamese have at lunch or dinner? How many courses are there? And do they serve on separate plates or share one course?
Forget the knife and fork. Are you ready to use the chopsticks and spoon like a real Vietnamese?
- Bep Cuon
Following traditional Vietnamese design, “Bep Cuon” features the lanterns and conical hats which are the symbols of Vietnam, bringing Vietnamese as well as international guests a friendly and cozy atmosphere.
The preparation process and cooking procedure at “Bep Cuon” are sophisticated from the taste to the decoration. Besides those popular Vietnamese dishes like “bánh xèo” or Vietnamese spring rolls, you can opt for the salad, fried rice, hot pot, or the interesting combo of Vietnamese rolls.
Address: 54 Nguyen Van Thoai Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 79,000 – 239,000
- Nen Restaurant
Photo: Nén Restaurant
As one of Travelers’ Choice in 2020 by Tripadvisor, “Nen Restaurant”, a Vietnamese fine dining restaurant, is founded by a couple of foodies. The restaurant is stepping further on its development of Vietnamese cuisine. The chef’s pursuit is to break the boundaries of Vietnamese food, and elevate the traditional cooking.
Nen embraces the philosophy of Vietnamese cooking to make use of different techniques along with contemporary culinary arts to bring splendid plates of food that are not only delicious in the taste but also satisfying in the look to customers.
For families or groups of friends, you can try the set menu or combo offered. If you would love to discover Vietnamese food from a different perspective, “Nen Restaurant” is highly recommended.
Address: 16 My Da Tay 2 Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 75,000 – 280,000
Pro tip: For proper preparation, reserve your table in advance. You can check it out on the website mentioned above.
Vegetarian Restaurants in Da Nang
In case you are a vegetarian or would love to have various sorts of veggies and nuts in your diet, those below options of restaurants in Da Nang are your destinations.
ROM – Revolution of Mushroom
If you ever think that vegetarian food is bland or short of nutrients, you might make up your mind after having a meal at ROM Restaurant. In a cozy ambiance with meditation music, the caring staff will assist you in choosing proper dishes for your taste.
Creative in processing the veggies and passionate about elevating the vegetarian food, ROM will give you an extraordinary experience with the mushroom revolution salad, noodles with fried spring rolls and sweet and sour tom yum hot pot, all together with a hot glass of soya milk.
ROM Restaurant is the revolution of not only mushroom and types of vegetables, but also its kind.
Address: 87 Hoang Van Thu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 45,000 – 105,000
ROOTS Plant-Based Cafe
Photo: ROOT Plant-based Cafe
Whereas ROM Restaurant is more focused on Vietnamese, Korean or Thai styled vegetarian food, Roots Vegetarian Café offers mainly American styled dishes such as toasts, smoothie bowls, burgers and sandwiches.
Moreover, they also serve cold-pressed juice or teapots for sharing.
Photo: ROOT Plant-based Cafe
Address: An Thuong 30 Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 40,000 – 98,000
Besides those restaurants mentioned earlier, markets in Da Nang are the heaven of foodies. Those are the best places with local food shops at a low price, and you can find almost any type of food from cakes, noodles to sweet soup and desserts.
Con Market – One of the best markets in Da Nang City
There are indoor and outdoor areas full of food shops. Those shops are always busy, so you might take a walk around first, and decide what to taste later on. You can find a lot of things to eat here, so make sure that your belly is ready.
Address: The junction of Hung Vuong Street and Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Son Tra Night Market
Located just at the beginning of Dragon Bridge, near Love Bridge, Son Tra Night Market is active from 18:00 until 23:00 daily with more than 150 businesses of jewelry, souvenirs and of course local Da Nang cuisine.
Many famous shops decide to open their extra counter in this market as there are a large number of potential customers who are mainly travelers from other cities in Vietnam and all over the globe besides the local.
During the rainy or stormy season, the night market might be cancelled, so check the weather before going there.
Pro tip: As the market is possibly busy with crowds of people, make sure that your cash and wallets are well protected against pickpocketing.
You may find it homesick after a long trip, and would like to taste your home country’s food. Coming to Da Nang, you can find international restaurants from Asian to European.
The best burger in town goes to Burger Republic. If you crave for this popular dish – burger, you must come to this restaurant. You can have the choice of wagyu beef patty, chicken, shrimp patty or pork patty burgers along with some options for finger food and impressive desserts.
The burgers are crispy at the first bite with the incredibly delicious stuffing inclusive of the meat combined with pepper, salad, tomato or onion. For each order of a burger, you can choose a side dish which is a fries, ratatouille or salad, and a drink.
Fun fact: During your waiting for the service, you can play some board games available right at the table with your partner(s). The manager is really hospitable and friendly, so you can have some chit-chat with her, too.
Address: 33 Hoang Van Thu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 45,000 – 190,000
Situated in the district of expats, Burger Bros welcome a lot of customers all year round. Compared to Burger Republic’s, the burgers’ taste and style at Burger Bros, for me, is more “Asian”.
At Burger Bros, they offer beef patty, BBQ pork or chicken combined with cheese, lettuce, onion and tomato. Additionally, you can order the side dish which is French fries or coleslaw.
The service is satisfying, and the staff is friendly. They always say “Sorry to keep you waiting!” or “Please have a seat and enjoy your drink” during your waiting for takeaway burgers.
Address: 31 An Thuong 4 Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 140,000
Counter area at Pizza 4P’s at Indochina Riverside Towers in Da Nang – Photo: Pizza 4P’s
Counter area at Pizza 4P’s Hoang Van Thu in Da Nang – Photo: Pizza 4P’s
Pizza 4P’s brings you to the wonderland of pizzas. Spending your time at the cozy Pizza 4P’s, you can choose to have your meal at a private table or at the counter where you can watch the whole procedure of making a pizza. The baker is gonna perform, and after that, you can immediately enjoy the hot and crispy quality pizza.
What impresses me about Pizza 4P’s is not only the professional and standard service, but the name meaning as well. When you see 4P’s, you might think it stands for “four pieces”, which is also my thought at the beginning. However, it actually stands for “For Peace”, which is the purpose of this business – to bring happiness to pizza lovers, and the satisfaction to customers with a smile.
In addition to diverse options of pizzas, you can also savor the crab tomato cream spaghetti with ricotta cheese – my favorite, and some choices of salad. Besides, if you are a vegetarian, the menu at Pizza 4P’s is for you as well.
Branch 1: 08 Hoang Van Thu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: Floor 2, Indochina Riverside Towers, 74 Bach Dang Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 58,000 – 390,000
Pro tip: Reserve a table in advance as the restaurant seems to be busy always. Just make a call to the hotline, and the agent will assist you very professionally.
Luna Pub Danang
Bar Counter at Luna Pub – Photo: LunaPubDanang
Luna Pub, an Italian bar-integrated restaurant, is a heaven for those who love an open space with live music occasionally. You can choose Luna Pub for some whiskey shots at the bar, but don’t forget the superb and delicate pizzas!
In contrast to the quiet and luxurious ambiance at Pizza 4P’s, Luna Pub is crowded with tables next to tables and people talking freely during the meal. You can also have pasta, salad, cold cut and even some magnificent beef cuts at Luna Pub besides pizzas.
Address: 9A Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 55,000 – 580,000
If you wanna grab a light piece of food like tacos, Taco Ngon is one of the best choices. As the first Taco shop in Da Nang, Taco Ngon is for everyone because of the reasonable price and delicious taste.
Upon my first time here, I was a little hesitant to try it as I had only seen tacos on Masterchef before. However, guess what? I ordered the second one, and then the third one. The tacos were so so amazing, sold in a little and simple restaurant with very kind and cute staff.
At Taco Ngon, you can have the choice of pork, fish or chicken combined with wasabi coleslaw, yogurt salsa, ginger and lime or tamarind BBQ sauce.
Address: 19 Duong Tu Quan Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 39,000
Pro tip: Taco Ngon also offers the vegetarian choice which is veggie instead of meat. You can order for takeaway, and they gotta wrap your tacos in aluminum foil for the temperature.
Located in an alley just around 10 minutes walking from My Khe Beach, Tacos Danang gives you the choice of delicious traditional Mexican dish – tacos along with nachos, quesadillas, burritos and other side dishes.
Address: 72/17 Nguyen Van Thoai Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 15,000 – 85,000
French Restaurants in Da NangLe Comptoir
Photo: Le Comptoir Danang
Le Comptoir is undoubtedly for lovers of particularly authentic French cuisine and European food. I am pretty sure that you will love Le Comptoir, currently under the control of Olivier Corti, the chef and at the same time the manager of the restaurant.
As a lover of architecture, I was blown away by the interior and color matching, followed by impressive and passionate cooking. As there’s an open kitchen, you can observe the whole procedure of preparing the food and the communication between the chef and other cooks. Every plate of food is a work of arts brought to you by Le Comptoir.
They also have the terrace behind for outdoor dining, and you can play petanque while waiting for the service. In the front yard is a bar where you can come for a drink or hang-out with friends.
A cheese feast at Le Comptoir – Photo: Le Comptoir Danang
My recommendations at Le Comptoir are le pâté en croute for the starter, lamb rack or lobster risotto for the main course, and then crème brûlée or le fondant au chocolat for dessert. However, trust me, it’s gonna take you a long time to order as all the choices are perfect. Good luck and enjoy.
Photo: Le Comptoir Danang
Address: 16 Che Lan Vien Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 150,000 – 800,000
- Reservation in advance is highly recommended as the restaurant is full most of the time.
- If you adore French cheese, the restaurant features L’Épicerie du Comptoir for amazing cheese and excellent wine.
- Should you prefer a private dining room for your family or a group of friends, Le Comptoir can also satisfy your demand.
Photo: The Temptation
The Temptation is a large restaurant that can seat up to 60 guests indoor and 20 outdoor. A magnificent venue fitted with modern and elegant facilities brings guests a comfortable feeling upon spending their time at the restaurant.
The chef at The Temptation, a Vietnamese chef living in France and starting his career, returned to Vietnam with the passion of bringing the innovative French cuisine closer to Vietnamese as well as international customers living or working in Da Nang and Vietnam.
Photo: The Temptation
The chef pays every attention to the details of each plate of food to ensure a satisfying performance before you savor the sophisticated cooking. An ideal dinner at The Temptation can start with pan-fried foie gras, then grilled black Angus ribs for the main course, followed by the surprising and charming chocolate sphere stuffed with fresh fruits and other seasonings.
Photo: Nữ Doanh Nhân
Address: 125 Ho Nghinh Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 120,000 – 2,100,000
- The restaurant is closed on Monday, and they open for lunch and dinner. During the afternoon, they are open for drinks in the garden area.
- Also, don’t forget to reserve your spot before coming.
Italian Restaurants in Da NangBistecca Restaurant
Photo: New Orient Hotel Danang
Positioned on the 7th floor of a 4-star hotel in the city center, Bistecca Restaurant boasts an elegant indoor venue along with the splendid outdoor area with a view to the Da Nang City.
The restaurant brings you a great selection from wonderful Italian dishes to Korean and Vietnamese choices. If you’re seeking a luxurious ambiance for dinner with your beloved, Bistecca Restaurant will be a special and unique experience for you.
Photo: New Orient Hotel Danang
Address: Floor 7, New Orient Hotel Danang, 20 Dong Da Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 100,000 – 600,000
Torino Restaurant & Bakery
Named after Turin, a business center in northern Italy, Torino Restaurant is run by Sergio, an Italian and his wife, at the same time the chef at the restaurant, Ms.Lan.
Getting over challenges, Torino Restaurant has found their own markets – expats working or living in Vietnam and also the Vietnamese who are fond of European cuisine. The restaurant is currently open for lunch and dinner, and delivery is also available.
Photo: Torino Restaurant & Bakery
Spectacular dishes that I would always love to have at Torino restaurant are delicious ravioli or creamy gnocchi, followed by a fulfilling pizza for my belly, and an excellent dessert to finish. What I love about the restaurant is also the staff who are caring and helpful to assist you at any time. The owner is a wine specialist who can consult you about the proper pairing wine.
Chocolate and pistachio choux – Photo: Torino Restaurant & Bakery
Address: 162 – 164 Chau Thi Vinh Te Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 30,000 – 220,000
- The restaurant features a next-door bakery with daily fresh organic bread.
- If you are a sweetaholic, come directly to the bakery to pick your dessert in advance, so the staff will leave it ready for you.
Indian Restaurants in Da NangNamaste Omar
Photo: Namaste Omar’s Indian Restaurant
Traveling to an Asian country, you might wish to find your Indian taste in Vietnam. Namaste Omar is here as an authentic Indian restaurant located right at the city center, a few steps away from Dragon Bridge.
I guess you are happy to read this article until here if you are a fan of yummy Indian curry particularly, and Halal cuisine generally. The staff not only deliver excellent service but assist customers with how to taste Indian food in the correct way.
Address: 06 Thai Phien Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 180,000
Another excellent choice of Indian cuisine is Veda’s Kitchen in the expat area – An Thuong streets. The restaurant is known to deliver quality cooking and warmly welcoming service.
Chicken curry and spicy mutton are highly recommended. Besides, you can also taste options of soup, kebab, paneer and spectacular curry.
Photo: Veda’s Kitchen
Address: 09 An Thuong 2 Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 35,000 – 145,000
Japanese Restaurants in Da NangFish Dance Restobar
Get to enjoy the fresh slices of sashimi and sushi with original wasabi and ingredients from Japan. Some recommended dishes at Fish Dance Restobar are double salmon roll, caviar roll or sashimi platter of 4 or 8 offerings.
If you aren’t accustomed to raw food, Fish Dance Restobar also gives you some worthy alternatives.
Address: 32 Phan Boi Chau Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 100,000 – 720,000
Being the bridge delivering Japanese cuisine to Vietnamese people, Banjiro Restaurant offers a great selection of sashimi and maki. By the way, you can opt for a private set or a sharing combo with your friends.
Photo: Banjiro Restaurant
What I love at Banjiro is medley sashimi comprising various types of fish, fatty and creamy avocado maki and tempura. Having your meal at Banjiro, you can preserve your full privacy in private rooms equipped with a traditional bell for the service.
Address: 23 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 30,000 – 360,000
Thai Restaurants in Da NangThai Market
Thailand is famous as a touristy country for its historical places and modernity; however, Thai cuisine is one of the top things to discover in this beautiful country. Ever traveling there, I’m pretty sure that you’d love to discover the diversity of this country’s traditional cooking.
In Da Nang, Thai Market offers you an authentic feast with the combination of particular sourness and sweetness flexibly adjusted in every dish. The warmly welcome is the first impression on you upon the first step into the restaurant. What you can taste at Thai Market ranges from delicious salad, fantastic hot pot to amazing Thai noodles.
Remember to put Thai Market on your to-do list on visiting dynamic Da Nang City!
Branch 1: 04 Tran Quoc Toan Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: 46 Thai Phien Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 3: 183 Nguyen Van Thoai Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 45,000 – 290,000
The Thai Cuisine
From the traditional Pad Thai to the royal Thai hot pot, The Thai Cuisine has all what it takes to be the restaurant for your appetite and passion for Thai cooking.
Photo: The Thai Cuisine
The choices at The Thai Cuisine are diverse from Thai fish paste, pineapple fried rice to spicy pork spine soup or luxurious lobster tom yum soup. The food at The Thai Cuisine is not just only about cooking, but about the sophistication and diligence in culinary arts.
Address: Lot A26, 2/9 Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 70,000 – 449,000
Korean Restaurants in Da NangGolden Meat House – Stone Grill BBQ & Meat Shop
Photo: Golden Meat House
Golden Meat House is a high-class restaurant for choices of tender and marbled beef or pork cuts grilled on stone served together with Korean kimchi, seaweed or tofu soup and so on.
Featuring a spacious indoor area with magnificent light effect and interior, Golden Meat house can host your family professionally with the lovely staff who assists you in grilling the meat, preparing the dishes and addressing any of your queries during the meal.
If you are hungry for Korean BBQ, this is the best to enrich your stomach.
Address: 100 Tran Bach Dang Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 120,000 – 1,300,000
Meok Ssam, following Korean family-style, is the favorite choice of Korean and international customers. All the food at Meok Ssam is prepared with love by an original chef.
Before your order arrives, you are served with some free side dishes. You can try various dishes of a typical Korean meal such as fried fish, kimchi soup, and Korean rolls at Meok Ssam.
Address: 268 Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 130,000 – 450,000
Da Nang Coffee Shops
After having a virtual tour of great restaurants in the coastal city Da Nang, I guess that you would love to find some cafes in Da Nang for drinks or refreshment. Let’s check out those lists below for the details.
For those who are coffeeholic, you might love a cup of pure coffee from roasted quality Arabica or Robusta beans besides those choices such as mocha, cappuccino or latte.
43 Factory Coffee
Photo: Manulife Danang International Marathon
Address: Lot 422 Ngo Thi Si Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 55,000 – 145,000
Photo: Soncha Roastery
Address: K21/20 Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 29,000 – 55,000
Mintown Coffee Roasting
Photo: Mintown Coffee Roasting
Address: An Thuong 30 Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 55,000 – 80,000
For those who are looking for a quiet and air-conditioned place with good coffee, proper for working or reading a book, the three coffee shops below are for you.
The Coffee House
Branch 1: 80A Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 2: 435 Le Duan Street, Thanh Khe District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Branch 3: 80 Pasteur Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 32,000 – 59,000
Address: 96 Tran Phu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 27,000 – 65,000
The Local Beans
Photo: The Local Beans
Address: 56A Le Hong Phong Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 20,000 – 45,000
For those who wanna experience coffee culture like a real local, sitting on a small stool around a little table, in a simple ambiance with a lot of people talking about all kinds from work, love, daily tasks to chit-chat for stress-reducing.
Address: 123 Le Loi Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 10,000 – 20,000
Photo: Nối Cafe
Address: 113/18 Nguyen Chi Thanh Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 15,000 – 35,000
Ca phe 79
Photo: Cà phê 79
Address: 107 Hoang Dieu Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang, Vietnam.
Price range: VND 8,000 – 25,000
1. Which is the best district for food?
The city center, along Han River and close to Dragon Bridge, which is Hai Chau District is where almost all the best restaurants are located.
2. Where to eat in Da Nang?
You can have a walk or ride in the city center from broad streets like Tran Phu or Phan Chau Trinh to little streets like Yen Bai or Tran Quoc Toan. A lot of Da Nang specialty restaurants are available. For those who are in favor of international cuisine, you can visit the expat district inclusive of An Thuong streets.
3. What’s the best local food to taste in Da Nang?
Vietnamese cuisine in general, and Da Nang local food in particular is told to be the combination of simplicity and sophistication. The balance is maintained, and customers can always add some seasonings depending on their preference.
The local food that you can try in Da Nang City is Mi Quang (Quang noodle), Vietnamese pork rolls, Vietnamese bread, various types of noodles like “Pho” and “Bun cha ca” (Fish ball noodle soup) or cakes.
4. Are there any international restaurants in Da Nang?
Certainly, there are. There are a number of international restaurants in Da Nang City from France or Italy to Thailand, Korea to Japan.
5. Which coffee shop is the best for reading?
The top three recommended shops are The Coffee House, Wonderlust and The Local Beans.