TOP 10 PINNED RESTAURANTS IN DAK LAK
TOP 10 PINNED RESTAURANTS IN DAK LAK FOR BACKPACKERS VIET NAM is grateful to be your companion on Dak Lak journey to explore the natural wonders as well as the unique cuisine of Central highland province.
NOTE: The restaurants below are guaranteed in 3 criterias: safety, delicious taste and best price.
THANH TRAM GRILLED PORK SAUSAGE RESTAURANT
Address: 22 Ly Thuong Kiet, Thong Nhat ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: from 25 000 – 60 000 VND (USD $1-3)
Open: 8:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m
If you are fan of Vietnamese rolls, you can’t ignore this restaurant in your Dak Lak list. In order to eat in the right way, the grilled sausage must be rolled with some rice noodles, crunchy rice paper, pickle, sliced mangoes and some herbs. Finally, dip the roll into the spicy fishsauce or peanut sauce according to your preference. And bite!
Beside that, the restaurant also serve spring roll and rice noodles. All items are in the cheap price which is suitable for the budget of backpackers. The restaurant space is large and comfortable. Pay attention to avoid at 6:00 p.m because it is the rush hour.
RED RICE NOODLE
Address: Mrs.Thuy, 54 Le Hong Phong, Thong Nhat ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 15 000 VND – 25 000 VND
Open: 4:00 p.m to 12:00 p.m
Along the Le Hong Phong, intersect with Phan Dinh Giot street, near the Dak Lak museum, there are a lot of famous restaurants serve this food. Red noodle is only available in Dak Lak, hardly find anywhere.
Different from the other kind of noodles, the vermicelli has the bigger size and is made from rice and cashew to bring the natural red. The pork bone and crab is boiled during many hours to make the broth be rich and fresh in its favor. In the cool air of moutainous city in every evening, order a hot bowl of red noodle, tase the fresh of crab meat and herbs, the spicy of pepper, and the tough of vermicelli. You will see your choice is right!
MOUTAINOUS GOAT MEAT RESTAURANT
Hoa Lu Quan: 89B Nguyen Khuyen, Tan Loi ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 120 000 VND – 450 000 VND (USD $5-19)
Open: 10:30 a.m to 11:30 p.m
Thuy Cuong restaurant: 01 Nguyen Khuyen, Tan Loi ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 90 000 VND – 400 000 VND( USD $4-17)
Open: 9:00 a.m to 10:30 p.m
Goat meat is known as high nutritious meat long time ago. For women, goat meat bring the beautiful skin, prevent aging. For man, according to Eastern culture, goat meat is good for sex. Moutainous goat is more delicious than the normal one due to less fat and more tough. Goat meat is more delicious when being eaten with apricot leaves.
Goat meat is served in various ways such as boiling, steaming, grilling, hot pot, salty roasting …In general, both of restautants is spacious. The first one is decored in Viet Nam ancient style and the second closes to nature.
Address: 141 Hung Vuong, Tu An ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 10 000 VND – 200 000 VND (USD $1-8)
Open: 9:00 a.m to 11:00 p.m
This is an ideal place for chilling time. The restaurant is designed to be westen style and simple consists of 2 floors. Beer zone supplies the variety of dishes from the west to the east with more than 50 items. Of course, beer is an indispensable thing here.
Coming here, backpackers can relax, cheat and chill in the comfortable way.
CA TE RESTAURANT
Address: 140 Le Thanh Tong, Tan Loi ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak
Price: 30 000 VND – 150 000 VND (USD $1-6)
Open: 9:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m
Ca Te is a famous restaurant specialized in highland cuisine in Dak Lak. The featured dishes such as frog stewed with “ca dang”, chicken and bamboo shoot hot pot, grilled boar, beef dipped tamarind, stir-fry wild vegetables.
*** “ca dang” is a family of eggplant, shaped in a small globular, around 3 centimeters of diameter, more bitter than eggplant. “Ca dang” is the popular food in every meal of E-de people.
NGO QUYEN CHICKEN RICE NO.52 RESTAURANT
Address: 288 Ngo Quyen, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak
Price:20 000 VND – 50 000 VND (USD $1-2)
Open: 9:00 a.m to 9.00 p.m
In case you fall in love with Vietnamese chicken rice, chicken rice no.52 is available for you when visiting Dak Lak. The reason of the name “number 52” is that this dish grown very popularly in Ea kar town, 52 kilometers far from Buon Me Thuot center. The delicious taste of chicken meat and rice is what build the famous brand for “chicken rice no.52” .
Along high way 26 to enter Ea-kar town, you can stop at any restaurant. Nowaday, in the city, travellers also can try this food.
PHO TIEN RESTAURANT
Address: 144B Le Thanh Tong, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 20 000 VND – 40 000 VND (USD $1-2)
Open: 7:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m
Another address: Pho Thin, 117 Ngo Quyen, Tan Loi ward, Buon Me Thuot, Dak Lak.
Price: 15 000 VND – 33 000 VND (USD $1-2)
Open: 6:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m
Pho is not new to backpackers Viet Nam anymore. The special thing in Pho Tien restaurant is that they also serve the nutritious fresh glair to be eaten with Pho and good for drunkers.
CONG K4 PUB
Address: 25 Y Wang, Ea Tam ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 20 000 VND – 250 000 VND (USD $1-10)
Open: 4:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m
It’s not really pubs in Western style, Cong K4 pubs is decored as Viet Nam contryside style in unique and attractive way. Almost items is designed in bamboo and the food is displayed on the “met tre”.
*** “met tre” is a plate woven by bamboo slides with diameter of 50 centemeters.
The menu consists of many popular dishes dedicated to Vietnamese beer drinkers such as grilled chicken’s leg, grilled guts, grilled goat meat…
CHICKY GRILLED CHICKEN RESTAURANT
Address: 13 Nguyen Van Troi, Thang Loi ward, Buon Me Thuot city, Dak Lak.
Price: 39 000 VND to 220 000 VND (USD $2-9)
Open: 9:00 a.m to 10:00 p.m
Chicky restaurant serves the chicken in both western and Vietnamese styles such as grilled chicken with honey, grilled chicken with “com lam”, chicken sticky rice, boiled chicken, salad, fried chicken with mayonaise,… Comparing with chicken grown in delta, the chicken in highland is more delicious, less fatty in meat.
*** “com lam” – bamboo cooked rice, is a Vietnamese rice dish by the way putting rice into the bamboo tube and grilling on the fire. It originated when the moutainous people work all day for cultivation, so that they must prepare food in every morning.
RESTAURANT & HOMESTAY CU H’LAM
Address: Buon Eamap (Eamap village), Ea Poc town, Cu M’gar, Dak Lak.
Price: 30 000 VND – 250 000 VND (USD $1-11)
Open: 7:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m
Located in the ethnic village, restaurant & homestay Cu H’lam will bring you the memorable emotion when enjoy yourself completely in ethnic life. Cu H’lam restaurant serve many E-de people’s dishes like grilled chicken with “com lam”, salad of “ca dang” with dried anchovy, “ca dang” soup, … and “ruou can”.
Beside that, visitors can take experience in cooking the traditional dishes here.
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