Top must eat foods in Da Lat city

If beautiful and grandiose landscapes, fresh cool weather, friendliness and simple-heartedness of the locals are things attracting travelers come to Da Lat, its cuisine is the thing that keeps people reminding about this land of mist and desiring to be here one more time.
Keep in mind “top must-eat food in Da Lat city” when visiting the romantic city – Da Lat, Vietnam.

Top must-eat foods in Da Lat

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Cha Ram Bap

CHA RAM BAP – Grilled Corn

With the way roll baby corn puree seasoned with spices on rice paper and fried until golden in color cumbersome rolls produced a sweet, fragrant very own Da Lat.
When eaten, Grilled corn once again be on the roll, cucumber, yam beans and carrots … and then put into the cup raw vegetables broth made from soy peanuts.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Nem Nuong

NEM NUONG – Grilled meatballs

Not like fried sour rolls, grilled rolls of Da Lat city is eaten with roll, salad, banana, star fruit, …. and a special sauce that only exist on street vendor in Da Lat. Therefore, its fatty and aromatic taste combines fresh taste of salad, which make you irresistible.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Banh Mi Xiu Mai

BANH MI XIU MAI – Bread with Meatballs Soup

The meatball soup eaten along with breads is so delicious and popular that every trip to Da Lat will not be completed without that dish. Though you may see Banh Mi xiu mai in some places around Vietnam, bread with meatballs soup in Da Lat has its own heavenly taste.
Meatballs are made of grinded pork mixed with cat ear mushroom, minced onion, garlic and some kinds of spices. After processing meatballs they boil them in broth with grinded tomato. That is the reason why you can feel greasy yet fresh taste meatballs soup without being closed. A portion of this dish includes a bowl of meatballs soup and a hot crispy bread.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Banh Trang Nuong

BANH TRANG NUONG – Girdle-cake

In food paradise in Da Lat, perhaps girdle-cake is known by most tourists. On charcoal fire, onion, quail egg, minced meat, roasted shrimp are respectively covered on flimsy rice paper. Do you give an appetite? At a glance, yellow of girdle-cake is covered the whole cake and it is more interesting if you eat with spicy chili sauce.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Xap Xap

XAP XAP – Sweet and Sour Grated Salad

Name of this dish sounds strange for many people. in fact, it is quite like “Nom Bo Kho”, a sweet and sour salad with dried beef sold in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city.
The main ingredients of Xap Xap are grated green papaya, simmer pork liver, peanuts, mint leaves, sweet and sour fish sauce and chili sauce on top. Many Western people think this food is a type of appetizer; however, people in Da Lat usually eat it in the afternoon of late night as a nosh.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Banh Canh Da Lat

BANH CANH – Soup Cake

“Banh canh” is presented in many places but enjoying it in the cold climate of Da Lat spring city is a extremely interesting feel.
Banh canh here is a perfect combination of thick rice vermicelli that’s totally handmade. The pork based broth is a real star of this dish. The broth is made from simmered pig’s bones and minced pork. Also, Banh canh is eaten with quail egg, sliced pork meat and minced green onion. All creates an unfortable flavor to every diners.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Banh Can Da Lat

BANH CAN DA LAT – Small Round Rice Pancake

The origin of Can cake is not from Da La but this food has been a favorite dish of the locals for years. Can cake is made of pure rice with the filling of spring onion. What makes it special is that the cake is cooked in small earthenware pots without oil. When the cake is well-cooked, it is inflate and crispy.
This dish is served with fish sauce, meatballs and crackers on top. Sometimes, it is served with a special dipping sauce made from small fish.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Sua Dau Nanh

SUA DAU NANH – Soybean Milk

Soybean milk is the most favorite drink of locals as well as tourists traveling to Da Lat. Soybean milk is so popular that you can find this kind of drink at most of the corners of Da Lat.
Enjoy a hot glass of soybean milk in cold weather when the night falling is an indispensable experience for every travelers here. You will definitely never forget sweet and fresh flavor of soybean milk together with slightly fragrance of pineapple in each glass.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Banh Uot Long Ga


Banh uot long ga – thin rice flour pancake with stir-fried chicken viscera – The unique combination of batter and chicken hearts is arousing curiosity of many tourists to Da Lat
This dish is an amazing combination between thin rice flour pancakes of the central region of Vietnam and stir-fried chicken viscera. The clever seasoning of stir-fried chicken viscera mingle with the softness of special pancake create an outstanding taste that you have never experienced before.

Top must eat food in Da Lat

Kem Dau Tay - Kem Bo


Kem bo – Avocado ice cream: 
It sounds a bit strange as avocado ice cream is one of the most beloved desserts in this cold climate land. The taste of avocado ice cream explains why everyone here can’t stand against this cream even on the coolest days. A perfect combination between scoops of fresh sweet white ice cream and soft greasy grinded avocado can even enchant people who have picky taste. You just have to mix ice cream and grinded avocado well together then enjoy it. They also elevate its taste by adding some dried coconut on top.

Kem dau tay – Strawberry ice cream
Another type of ice cream that numerous travelers recall when talking about Da Lat is strawberry ice cream. As you know, thanks to the cold climate of highland, Da Lat is the only city in Viet Nam can grow strawberries that are succulent with a fresh sweet taste. Therefore, strawberry ice cream is one of the must-try foods for tourists when traveling to Da Lat. Strawberries are mixed with milk, egg and other ingredients to create an awesome flavor that can impress you at first try.


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