5 delicious and attractive Dalat breakfast dishes must try

July 12, 2020 5 mins to read

Da Lat is renowned not only for its myriad flowers and misty valleys veiled in layers of fog but also for its delectable cuisine. When you’re traveling here, you absolutely must venture to these spots to savor the whole culinary experience of Da Lat! The top 5 tasty treats in Da Lat are in the article below.

1. Shumai Bread: A Delightful Da Lat Treat

In the charming city of Da Lat, the renowned “Bánh mì xíu mại,” also known as Shumai Bread, takes center stage as a delightful Vietnamese culinary gem. This popular dish features finely ground lean pork, expertly seasoned and simmered in a flavorful bone broth. Paired with a crispy baguette and a comforting cup of soy milk, Shumai Bread offers a rich and captivating taste, making it the perfect choice to energize your day in Da Lat.

The plus point for this dish is its incredibly soft price, only from 5,000 – 10,000 a bowl (Photo: kim_trang_kem)

Price Range: 10,000 – 20,000 VND

Notable Addresses:
– Da Lat Shumai Bread – 26 Tran Nhat Duat, Hoang Dieu.
– Shumai Bread Cô Sương – 14 Anh Sang, ward 1.

2. Banh Can (Vietnamese Mini pancake): Da Lat’s Flavorful Morning Delight

In the heart of Da Lat, alongside the renowned Shumai Bread, you’ll find “Banh can” as one of the most delicious morning treats. Banh Can retains its authentic flavor, with a crispy outer layer and various fillings such as minced beef, quail eggs, chicken eggs, and seafood. Pair it with your choice of dipping sauce – either fish sauce or seasoned fish sauce – to suit your taste.

Tourists like the cake not only because it is delicious but also because they like the feeling of “ waiting for the cake” (Photo: murderous)

Enjoying the right style of Da Lat Banh Can, besides the cup of water with lots of onion fat, there is also added to the meatball. The bread base is diverse, from chicken and quail eggs to minced meat and shrimp squid. When you eat, you should dip the whole piece of hot cake in the sauce and put it in your mouth to feel the sweetness of the cake, the fat of the onion, and the spicy chili.

The price of a cake is only about 5,000 VND (Photo: vii. vi)

Price Range: 10,000 – 20,000 VND

Notable Addresses:
– Banh Can Lệ – 27/44, Yersin, Ward 10.
– Banh can Nha Chung – 13 Nha Chung.
– Banh Can Xiu Mai Cay Bo – 56 Tang Bat Ho, Ward 1.

3. Bánh ướt lòng gà (Steamed Thin Rice Pancake With Chicken Offal ): A Savory Symphony of Flavors

Embark on a culinary adventure in Da Lat with “Bánh ướt lòng gà,” a distinctive local delight. This humble yet delectable dish won’t break the bank but promises an unforgettable taste experience. Imagine crispy chicken mingling with soft rice flour crepes, complemented by a medley of sweet and tangy fish sauce, fresh onions, and aromatic fried shallots, crafting a unique and captivating flavor profile.

People use a deep platter or a shallow bowl, add a new hot pancakecake, add some herbs and sliced chili, and then cook the chicken and chicken on top and sprinkle more pepper. Accompanied by a plate or bowl of wet chicken pie is a cup of fish sauce mixed with a bit of garlic, spicy, sweet, but mild. The aromatic and new taste of hot and freshly made wet bread, a little greasy of the chicken offal, and the sweetness of the garden chicken is robust, blended in the rich, spicy sauce and moderately add a little concentration of chili and herbs strangely delicious wet pie.

A set of wet chicken heart cakes costs from 25,000 to 35,000 VND (Image: trinhthuyduong1211)

You can refer to some delicious pancake-selling addresses here:

  • Wet chicken cake (Truong Cong Dinh, Da Lat City)
  • Quan Trang (15F Tang Bat Ho, Dalat City)
  • Quan Long (Alley 202, Lot A16 KQH Phan Dinh Phung, Ward 2, Da Lat City)

4. Flour filter cake

Despite being a snack for the afternoon meal, Dalat people still enjoy breakfast. The crust is made from tapioca. The filling is salty, bacon, and simmered shrimp, while the sweet bean paste is sweetly wrapped in leaves.

Banh bot is also popularly sold in small, crowded streets (Photo: collectibles)

When cooked steamed, the crust retains the toughness and richness of the filling and served with a spicy chili sauce; it will make you nearly rubbed in the cold.

A cake of about 20,000 – 44,000 VND (Photo: collectibles)

You can refer to some delicious filter cake addresses here:

  • Water hyacinth cake of Mrs. Huong (402 Phan Dinh Phung, Ward 2, Dalat city)
  • Da Lat Market
  • Paved Leopard (Tang Bat Ho, Dalat City)

5. Quang noodles

The Quang version of the Dalat style has golden noodles, ribs, or cutlets with cashew nut color and attractive orange-red broth. On top of the bowl are sprinkled with peanuts and a few pieces of cake-coated sesame seeds. Also, you can order more quail eggs, cakes, or lean rolls.

The colors of Quang Da Lat are very eye-catching (Photo: chithuc)

The rich color and flavor of the smoky Quang noodle bowl stimulate the eyes and taste buds, making you want to enjoy it immediately. Also, do not forget to add the grated lettuce, increasing the crispiness of the noodles while eating without getting sick.

A bowl of Quang noodles costs between 20,000 and 30,000 VND (Image: Hachiechie)

You can refer to some good locations here:

  • Quang noodles on the sidewalk (Nha Chung Street, Da Lat City)
  • Mi Quang (Ba Trieu – Nguyen Van Cu, Dalat City)
  • Quang O Xi Noodles (lot A29, Mac Dinh Chi Street, Da Lat City)

So why hesitate any longer? Put on your backpack and visit this unique church right away.

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