Quang Binh is famous for its fresh and delicious seafood and other specialties, such as Vietnamese Crepes Quảng Hoa (Bánh Xèo Quảng Hòa), Soft Sweet Potatoes (Khoai Dẻo), Soup Porridge (Cháo canh), Clear Rice Spaghetti Soup with Crab (Bánh Canh Cua), Tarpon Hotpot (Lẩu cá khoai), Shrimp and Pork Clear Dumplings (Bánh bột lọc), …
You can also enjoy a wonderful dining experience at boat restaurants on Nhat Le river which always serve our guests the highest-quality seafood.
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Main ingredients include shrimp, mushrooms and tapioca. The food is simple but nutrious. To add flavor, the tapioca starch is normally eaten with Quang Binh sauce.
- Place to eat: Me Xuan Hai Thanh and Ga market
Chat chat – Gianh river speciality
Similar to mussel, chat chat is Bivalves specie. It can only be found in the Phu Hoa commune’s water area comprising of marine and freshwater. Chat chat is most delicious when eaten with rice paper.
- Place to eat: Along Nhat Le beach
Vietnamese Crepes Quang Hoa
Made of rice flour, Quang Hoa crepe includes snakeheads, salad, raw vegetables and fish sauce. Taking a piece of the crepe on your hand, the heat and the aroma of the food will definitely attract your taste.
- Place to eat: Quang Hoa commune, Quang Trach district
Made of red-skinned sweet potatoes, khoai deo is sweet, and eat like marshmallow. It can be found easily in markets of Quang Binh province. Cheap but nutrious, locals named it “ground ginseng”.
- Place to eat: Dong Hoi market
Quan Hau Oyster
Despite the fact that you can find oyster anywhere else, Quan Hau oyster is famous for its diversified way of cooking. Oyster porridge, stir-fried oyster (eat with rice paper), sour soup, and roasted oyster with onion. The oysters that are being found here have typical white color, sweet in taste and more nutritions than elsewhere. Oyster porridge is the most popular one.
- Place to eat: Quan Hau, Quang Ninh district, Quang Binh
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