Enjoy Nha Trang tour with Bun Cha Ca (Vermicelli with fried fish)


Nha Trang is a beautiful coastal city with many stunning beaches, the best services, hospital people, and delicious fresh seafood. Thanks to the abundant source of fresh seafood, Nha Trang culinary tour brings you a great number of choices with a lot of delicious dishes from seafood. One of the most famous specialties that you must try in your Nha Trang tours is Bun Cha Ca (Vermicelli with fried fish).

1. Cha (Fried fish)

Bun Cha Ca or vermicelli with fried fish is a delicious special food of Nha Trang. The fried fish is made from the meat of mackerel because this fish tastes sweet and a little bit tough. While frying the fish, they will add a few seasonings into the fish to make it taste and smell better, such as powered dried pepper, salt, sugar, and chopped violet onion. In each bowl of Bun Cha Ca, there are usually two types of Cha Ca, including fried chopped fish and steamed chopped fish, which make the taste more diverse. Moreover, the steamed chopped fish is covered with a thin layer of chicken egg yolk to make it more delicious.


[Bun Cha Ca]

To make Cha, the chief will choose the freshest fishes. They will dissect the fish to take the meat. Then, they put it into a mortar to pound it and make a smooth meat. Now, they usually put the fish in the grinder and add some salt, pepper, and oil to make Cha.

2. Consommé

In addition to tasty fried fish, you would be impressed and enchanted by the consommé Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang. The consommé of this food is made by stewing sailfish and the fishbone of mackerel. These ingredients make the consommé taste fresh and softly sweet. Moreover, sailfish is a mild ingredient, which is good for everyone’s health and does not cause allergy or difficulty for digestion.


[Vermicelli with fried fish]

As the consommé is cooked from these fishes, you do not need to worry about the layer of fat appearing on the surface as when you eat the food with the consommé cooked from pork bones. So, this food is a really great choice that every visitor must try when enjoying wonderful Nha Trang tours, especially for ones who are on diet.

3. The true taste of Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang

A genuine bowl of Nha Trang vermicelli with fried fish also has jellyfish and torn fish – the sailfish simmered and torn into small pieces, which smells good and tastes sweet, a little bit tough. A bowl of Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang has pure, sweet-smelling consommé, some pieces of deep fried chopped fish, many slices of steamed fish, delicious torn sailfish, some green blades of split scallion, and fresh jellyfish. This great combination will bring you an exciting and charming taste in your Nha Trang food tour.


[True taste of Bun Cha Ca]

Bun Cha Ca Nha Trang is served with a portion of cut vegetables and a small bowl of sweet-smelling and spicy fish sauce. These tastes mix together to give you an unforgettable flavor.

4. Recommended addresses

Bun Ca Co Ba

Located at 123 Yersin, Nha Trang, this restaurant is a favorite eating address where you can enjoy delicious bowls of vermicelli with fried fish. It is opened for customers daily from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the morning and from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the afternoon. The price of Bun Cha Ca is from 20.000 – 35.000 VND per portion depending on your offer.


[A serving of Bun Cha Ca]

Bun Ca Min – Bun Ca Ninh Hoa

This long-serving restaurant is a favorite eating address of the local people, located at 170 Bach Dang Street. Bun Ca Min serves from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. A bowl full of fried fish, fish and jellyfish costs you only 35.000 VND. The consommé tastes very charming and sweet. The restaurant is not too spacious and you can choose to have an outdoor seat for an airy atmosphere.


[Bun Ca Min]

Bun Ca Sua – Yersin

This restaurant is placed right in the intersection at 87 Yersin, Nha Trang. It is opened from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. every day. Jellyfish and Cha in this restaurant are extremely delicious, the consommé is pure and you can add some fish sauce for more charming taste.


[Fired fish]

In addition, you can enjoy this tasty food in some restaurants like Cua Be, Mrs. Suong in Dam market, Cay Bang at 6 Han Thuyen, etc.

Enjoy a tasty serving of Bun Cha Ca is one of the most important things to do in Nha Trang when visiting this beautiful city. Remember to drop in the recommended restaurant above and enjoy this delicious specialty of Nha Trang.

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