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top 8 street food recommended to eat in phu yen

Phu Yen – the central province of Vietnam, brings not only the breathtaking scenery but also the richness and variety of street cuisine.

Someone said that: you don’t try cuisine somewhere yet, that means you didn’t visit there. Until now, after backpacking some places, i definitely agree with this statement. It’s more accurate in Phu Yen, because street food here reflect the whole culture and human.

So, what should i eat here and where? Let follow backpackersvietnam and check them out.

*Note: all address below is hygienic, friendly and most delicious in Phu Yen. 

Ocean Tuna Eye

Don’t be panic! This is one of the most popular for backpackers to try when visiting Phu Yen. I assure that there is nowhere in Viet Nam you can find the fresh, nutritious, big and cheap tuna eye like here. Tuna eye is boiled for 1 hour in a small jar with some vegetables, spices and herbs. The fishy odor is totally replaced by a delicious fragrance that reminds you of the majestic sea while enjoying.


top 8 street food recommended to eat in phu yen

Source: @trieumydung

In the cold weather by the sea breeze in Phu Yen, i have no doubt that tasting this hot soup, drinking some fresh beer, talking to yellow backpackers can bring the memorable experience for you.

My suggestion: Ba Tam restaurant, 289-293C Le Duan, ward 7, Tuy Hoa city. 

Open: 8:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m 

Price: 40.000 VND

Chicken rice

Backpackers Viet Nam is no longer strange to this food. But vary from the north to the south, it’s different in taste and ingredient. In Phu Yen, the backyard chicken is deemed to be the first standard to cook chicken rice in the right way. The delicious rice must be soft, not too wet but not too dry and tough, smell the chicken odor and turmeric.

Sauce made by sugar, fishsauce, minced garlic and chilli is an indispensable thing to make dish more special and unforgettable for backpackers.

My suggestion: Tuyet Nhung chicken rice, 189 Le Thanh Tong, ward 4, Tuy Hoa city

Open from 5:30 a.m to 11:00 p.m

Price: 25 000 – 55 000 VND

Banh Hoi Long Heo

“Banh hoi ” is shaped like a square piece consists of vermicelli fibers, often arranged like a circle and covered with some layers of hot oil and chives. This food must be eaten with meat, heart pork, pork liver,.. Chilli sauce, quite sweet, will create the incredible taste of the dish.

top 8 street food recommended to eat in phu yen

“Banh hoi long heo” with grilled rice paper. Source: halotravel

“Banh hoi long heo” is a special food in central provinces of Viet Nam, and you can also eat in Binh Dinh, Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan…

My suggestion: Yen restaurant, 118 Hung Vuong street, ward 6, Tuy Hoa, Phu yen

Open in the morning, from 6:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m

Price: 15 000 – 33 000 VND

You can order “banh trang nuong” – grilled rice paper to make the taste more attractive.

Red oyster – Oyster porridge at O Loan lagoon

I swear that the biggest regret when visiting Phu Yen is not eating O Loan lagoon’s red oyster yet.

top 8 street food recommended to eat in phu yen

Beside red oyster, seacrab, snail.. is worthy to try. Source: @vicpht 

Red oyster here is famous for the high nutrition, fresh and the fascinating taste. In O Loan lagoon, backpackers is surprised by the oyster in the biggest size you have ever seen. You also take experience in harvesting the oysters. After harvesting, red oysters can be eaten live with mustard, grilled or make oyster porridge. “Mild, sweet, shock of freshness and awesome” should be mentioned to describe.

My suggesttion: O Loan lagoon. You can easily see some small restaurants here to try the red oyster.

In the city center, backpackers can find oyster porridge at 373 Nguyen Hue street, ward 5, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen.

Open from 5:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m

Price: 15 000 – 25 000 VND

Cha dong – cha ram tom dat – cha ram bap

“Cha dong” is the roll made from “con dong” meat- a kind of reptile.

“Cha ram tom dat” is the roll made from ground shrimp.

“Cha ram bap” is the roll made by boiled corncob.

top street food recommended to eat in phu yen

If you are fan of spring roll, don’t hesitate to try the list above.

My suggestion: “cha dong” – 92 Nguyen Cong Tru, ward 3, Tuy hoa, Phu yen. Open 3:00 p.m to 10:30 p.m. Price: 15 000 – 33 000 VND

“Cha ram tom dat”

“Cha ram bap”- 30 Duy Tan street, in front of Phu Yen children and culture center, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen. Open from 4:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m. Price: 18 000 – 22 000 VND

Banh beo chen – cup hot waterfern cake 

“Banh bao chen” is one of the features in the central Viet Nam. Firstly, people scoop a spoon of rice flour into the small cup and steam in 6-8 mins. After that, when you smell the auroma of rice spreaded in the air, every cup of cake will be added some pork floss, fried breadcrumbs, roasted peanut and oiled scallion to become more eye-catching and sapid.

My suggestion: along the foot of Nhan mountain, Le Trung Kien street, tuy Hoa, Phu Yen.

Banh canh he 

“Banh canh he” is very familiar with Phu Yen residents and domestic visitors, so i think backpackers should try this food when travelling to Phu Yen. The special thing for this rice noodle soup is full of scallion and fish cake on the surface of bowl. Phu Yen is famous for fishery, so the fish cake taste here won’t disappoint you.

ttop street food recommended tp eat in phu yen

My suggestion: Nguyen Hue park, 89 Nguyen Hue street, ward 2, Tuy Hoa, Phu Yen, opposite Kim Dong primary school.

Open from 4:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Price: 10 000-15 000 VND

Another: in the Tuy Hoa market, next to Tuy Hoa post office, Tran Hung Dao street, Tuy Hoa city.

Open from 5:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Price: 15 000-25 000 VND

Bap nuong – grilled corn 

” Bap nuong” is one of the delicious street food in Phu Yen that backpackers Viet Nam should definitely try when coming here.

top 8 street food in phu yen

grilled corn – Hung Vuong street food – Phu Yen

In the cold weather of coastal city, find somewhere on the pavement in the evening, watch the city light up, have a grilled corn in hand. That’s a happy life i want. What about you?

My suggestion: easily find it along the Hung Vuong street.

Open in the evening, from around 6:00 p.m

Price: depend on the season, around 10 000 VND per unit.

Fruit yogurt 

You perhaps have a day of full seafood and hot soup, let finish with cool dessert: fruit yogurt. There are strawberry yogurt, mango yogurt, jackfruit yogurt… topped with some peanut, jelly…

top street food recommended to eat in phu yen


My suggestion: 03 Tran Phu street, ward 8, Tuy Hoa city, Phu Yen.

Open from 5:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m

Price: 10 000- 30 000 VND


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