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If foreigners think that Vietnamese language is the hardest thing, maybe you don’t really known about Vietnamese cuisine yet. Vietnam cuisine includes the treasure of culture, history and region. It varies from the North to the South in not only name, but also recipe, manner. Nghe An cuisine is one thing.

People find Nghe An cuisine friendly, idyllic and tasty as the characterists of Nghe An human.

If you are planing to visit Nghe An, don’t hesitate to try all Nghe An cuisine at the below best restaurants and take rest at the recommended Nghe An hotels.



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Eel porridge with crisp sesame rice paper. Source: @daisy_ttn

Eel is speciality in Nghe An and a must-try food in Nghe An cuisine. Making a bowl of perfect eel porridge required the cheif with long experience and talent in order to avoid the strong fishy smell of eel. Eel is fried with lemongrass, chilli, garlic before adding to porridge. Therefore, it’s more tasty, fragant and beautiful-looking. When eating, you should add some minced chilli, pepper to make more savoury.

Recommended restaurants:

  • Ba Lieu (Mrs. Lieu): 67 Nguyen Van Cu street,
  • Nieu restaurant: 51 Tran Quang Dieu, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ba Lan (Mrs. Lan): 2 Tran Hung Dao, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ba Ngo (Mrs. Ngo): no.1, lane 4, Doc Thiet, Vinh city, Nghe An.


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If you are not fan of porridge, you can try eel soup eaten with banh mi. It requires that eel broth is clear, sweet and spicy, tasty. Banh Mi will be dotted in the spicy soup and eaten with eel. It’s really a feeling that cann’t be decribed by any word, just try and feel it.

Remember that all dishes from eel should be eaten when it’s hot and spicy.

Recommended restaurants: 

  • Nieu restaurant: 51 Tran Quang Dieu, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ba Lan (Mrs. Lan): 2 Tran Hung Dao, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ba Ngo (Mrs. Ngo): no.1, lane 4, Doc Thiet, Vinh city, Nghe An.


It’s probably said that Central provinces are the Kingdom of traditional cake. Banh beo, to reach Nghe An standard, must have the strong taste of pork and the sweet taste of shrimp. Then add some topping like onion, garlic,… dotted with a little spicy, sour, sweet of the sauce.

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The confused thing is that people find it hard to distinct banh beo Nghe An with Banh loc Hue. Banh beo is normally eaten in a small cup with bread crumbs on it. However, it’s not in Nghe An. A dish of banh beo Nghe An will definitely fascinates any foreigners who tried once.

Recommended restaurants: 

  • Nhan Hue restaurant: 171 Nguyen Van Cu, Vinh.
  • Lien Hue restaurant: Quang Trung, Le Mao, Vinh.
  • Ba Thanh (Mrs. Thanh): DT535, Nghi Xuan, Nghi Loc, Nghe An.


Banh xeo Nghe An is different a lot with other. From the past, banh xeo is made from sticky flour with sweet stuffs of green beans and sugar. Later, the recipe of banh xeo stuffed shrimp and meat is introduced and popular in Nghe An. Therefore, coming to Nghe An cuisine, you can find both common banh xeo and sweet banh xeo.

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Recommended restaurants:

  • Banh xeo 112: 112 Le Hong Phong, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • 97 Kim Dong, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ngoc Dien restaurant: 45 Dang Tat, Vinh, Nghẹ An.


Thanks to the advantage of climate, Vietnam hold the feet of any visitors by the variety of fruits. Visitors can find the fruits in Vietnam delicious, strange, various and cheap. Jackfruit is one of them. Jackfruit is not only a dessert. Nghe An people create the pickled young jackfruit so that it can be eaten with rice in the main meal, beside pickled cucumber.

Where to buy:

  • 1st floor, Tan Phat apartment, Le mao street, Vinh Tan ward, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Ba Que (Mrs. Que): 4A lane 47, Nguyen Thiep street, Trung Do ward, Vinh, Nghe An.


Pickled Jackfruit and Nam Dan sou sauce are the specialty dou of Nghe An cuisine.

Nam Dan soy sauce originated in Nam Dan District, Nghe An province. People use it as a dipping sauce in every daily meals. Nam Dan soy sauce is extracted from soybean and glutinous corn or corn seeds.Tuong Nam Dan meets the standards when it smells odour and has three floors. The top is crushed soybean, the middle is water and the bottom is thicker.

Where to buy:

  • The soy saucemaking village: Nam Dan town, Nam Dan district, Nghe An.



  • Muong Thanh hotel: Lam river, 13 Quang Trung, Vinh city, Nghe An. It is the tallest and most modern building in the city. perience classy spaces and services with hospitality. Good facilities and the perfect location make Muong Thanh Luxury Hotel become a great place for you to enjoy your vacation in Vinh.
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  • Vinpeal Cua Hoi – Resort & Villas: Binh Minh, Hai Giang 1, Nghi Hai, Cua Lo, Nghe An. Vinpeal Cua Hoi attracts visitors by the advantage of location. It’s located next to Cua Lo beach – one of the most beautiful beach in Viet Nam. People can get the view of sea and the whole city. The facilities include : Vincharm Spa, restaurant, 27-hole golf course, outdoor pool, entertainment area, yacht, …

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Phone: (+84) 238 876 4999


  • Phuong Dong hotel: No.2, Truong Thi, Vinh city, Nghe An.
  • Kim Lien hotel: No. 212, Binh Minh street, Cua Lo town, Nghe An.
  • Muong Thanh Grand Hotel: No. 232, Binh Minh street, Nghi Thu ward, Cua Lo, Nghe An


  • Thai Binh Duong hotel: No.226, Binh Minh, Cua Lo, Nghe An.
  • Vu Huong hotel: Nghi Huong ward, Cua Lo town, Nghe An.

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