1. Overview of Dalat

Da Lat is the city of Lam Dong province. With an altitude of 1,500 m above sea level, Da Lat’s weather is cool. The climate of Da Lat is always maintained at 20 degrees Celsius, making it an ideal resort in the South. A dream city, with romantic beauty no less dreamy. Dalat tourists often call this place by many names: the city of thousands of flowers, the city of fog, the mountain town of Da Lat, or the small Paris; each name contains a lot of love.

On the Dalat tour, visitors can explore the vast pine forests, Dalat flower gardens all year round, blooming incense, Tuyen Lam Lake, watching clouds of Cau Dat tea hill, Xuan Huong Lake, Fresh Garden Dalat, Ta Nung flower field, Hydrangea flower field, Thien Phuc Duc Hill, Stairway to Heaven, Suny Farm, Bao Dai Palace, Da Lat Railway Station, visiting the Western garden, etc.

The city of thousands of flowers, Da Lat is not only a famous destination in the country but also attracts many foreign tourists. When you come to Da Lat, you can both experience the dreamy space to chill and enjoy the diverse and unique Dalat Vietnamese cuisine.

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2. Discover Dalat Vietnamese cuisine through the top delicacies you can’t miss.

2.1. Wet cake with chicken hearts in Dalat

With the creativity of the people of Da Lat, the combination of wet cake and chicken intestines makes the cake wet with chicken intestines. This Dalat specialty has brought a new wind of change to the usual wet cake. Including shredded chicken, liver, gizzard, young eggs, etc, which are extremely diverse and unique.

The locations of the delicious chicken heart wet cake shop in Da Lat are for reference:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Trang chicken heart wet cake15F Tang Bat Ho Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.11:00 a.m – 20:00 p.m1.5 USD – 1.9 USD
Long chicken heart wet cakeAlley 202, Lot A16, Phan Dinh Phung Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province6:30 a.m  – 18:00 p.m1.3 USD – 2 USD
Lien chicken heart wet cake44 Tang Bat Ho Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province06:30 a.m – 21:30 p.m1.4 USD – 1.7 USD

2.2. Banh Can DaLat 

Banh Can Da Lat is one of the most popular breakfast dishes in Da Lat. Loved by many people as much as other dishes. Just enjoy the freshly baked banh can and experience the cool weather here. Hot, crispy banh cans with delicious shumai dipping sauce provide enough energy for a day of travel activities in this land.

Suggestions for a delicious banh can shop in Da Lat:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Nha Chung13 Nha Chung Street, Ward 3, Lat, Lam Dong Province.7:00 a.m – 21:30 p.m1.5 USD
Miss chin2/35, Pham Ngu Lao Street/Lot 15 Alley 36, Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province6:30 a.m – 18:30 p.m0.6 USD – 1.5 USD
Avocado56 Tang Bat Ho street, Da Lat city, Lam Dong province06:00 a.m – 12:00 a.m1.3 USD

2.3. Da Lat grilled spring rolls

The next dish on the list of delicious dishes in Da Lat that is most loved by diners is Da Lat’s grilled spring rolls, which have a very unique flavor. Also the raw material of pureed pork, but seasoned with a combination of spices, onions, and garlic. Grilled spring rolls in Da Lat are very different from other places. They have the restaurant’s own dipping sauce and are served with dew-dried rice paper, including fresh, clean vegetables.

Address of delicious grilled spring rolls in Da Lat:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Ba Nghia grilled spring rolls45 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province8:30 a.m – 20:30 p.m1.3 USD
Ba Hung grilled spring rolls328 Phan Dinh Phung, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.8:30 a.m – 22:30 pm1.3 USD – 2.8 USD

2.4. Da Lat grilled rice paper

Dalat has a lot of snacks; you can taste each dish first, starting with the grilled rice paper, also known as Dalat pizza. The dish is delicious and crispy, with ingredients such as rice paper, eggs, onion fat, quail eggs, chili sauce, etc.

On a chilly afternoon typical of Da Lat, you sit with your friends so you can enjoy the hot, baked rice paper on the sidewalk. Sitting and looking at the street and the flow of people passing by. Then this is probably one of the most interesting experiences for you.

Suggestions for a delicious grilled rice paper shop in Da Lat:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Aunt Ding’s Baked Rice Paper26 Hoang Dieu Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province13:30 a.m – 20:30 pm0.4 USD – 0.8 USD
Dalat Kitchen89 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Ward 10, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.5:00 a.m – 22:00 p.m0.8 USD
Ba Khung68 Nguyen Van Troi Street, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province18:00 p.m – 22:00 p.m0.6 USd – 0.8 USD
Grilled rice paper in Dalat marketDa Lat Market, City. Da Lat, Lam Dong Province17:00 p.m – 21:00 p.m0.4 USD – 0.6 USD

2.5. Da Lat Stuffed Snail

The next dish in Dalat cuisine that you must try is Stuffed snails. A tradition exists in the families of Da Lat origin on cold rainy days in Da Lat, sitting around a pot of snails stuffed with hot meat.

In particular, snails stuffed with Da Lat meat will be placed in a stone bowl on a charcoal stove, so the snails always keep the heat, so they can’t smell the fishy smell of the snails, but on the contrary, it feels very good to eat. Therefore, visitors who do not want to enjoy cold dishes can enjoy hot stuffed snails.

Address of delicious stuffed snail restaurant in Da Lat:

– Stuffed Snail Restaurant 33 Da Lat

  • Address: 197 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.
  • Open: 10:00 a.m – 22:00 p.m
  • Reference price: 2.1 USD – 8.5 USD

2.6. Dalat Squid Hotpot

Dalat squid hotpot is a dish chosen by many seafood lovers. Squid hotpot always has fresh ingredients, including squid. The hot pot is presented quite eye-catchingly, with a large, white squid placed in the middle, surrounded by vegetables and other seafood such as shrimp, clams, crab sticks, etc. The broth has a taste like Tomyum,and medium. There’s nothing better than eating and breathing in cold weather.

  • Address: 26 Nguyen Van Cu Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province
  • Tel: (+84) 357 310 898
  • Open: 14:00 p.m – 22:00 p.m
  • Reference price: from 8.5 USD

2.7. Bread shumai Dalat

Bread shumai is also known as banh mi or pan bread. Same as shumai bread, but in Da Lat, diners clearly feel that shumai is more delicious than other places. Xiu Mai is made from pureed lean meat and has just enough toughness; the broth is made from simmered pork bones, so it has a sweet taste and is not greasy. Adding a bit of finely chopped scallions makes the dish more attractive.

Reference address:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Bread shumai Be Linh37 Hoang Dieu Street, Ward 5, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province06:00 a.m – 11:00 a.m0.6 USD – 1.3 USD
Bread shumai Miss Suong14 Light Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province16:00 p.m – 21:00 p.m0.4 USD – 0.8 USD

2.8. Da Lat Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado ice cream is the first snack that many tourists, young people, families, or couples come to enjoy when coming to Da Lat. Da Lat avocado ice cream consists of greasy coconut ice cream served with an attractive avocado smoothie sauce. The owner will also sprinkle some desiccated coconut on the avocado ice cream to create a different crunchy taste and enjoy the ice cream scoop.

Reference address:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Cham Avocado Ice Cream27 Nguyen Trai, Ward 9, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.07:00 a.m – 21:30 p.m0.4 USD – 1.3 USD
Thanh Thao Avocado Ice Cream76 Nguyen Van Troi, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province08:00 a.m– 22:30 p.m0.9 USD
Nari Avocado Ice Cream74C Nguyen Van Troi Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province9:00 a.m – 22:00 p.m0.4 USD – 1.3 USD

2.9. Da Lat Soy Milk

Soy milk has long become a familiar drink to the people of Da Lat. Going to the night market, walking the streets—all over the busy streets, sidewalk shops seem to have people selling soy milk in every corner. Stopping at a small restaurant, enjoying a cup of hot soybeans, and watching the busy street is an interesting experience. Because enjoying a glass of hot milk under a chilly sky is typical of Da Lat. Then surely this milk will turn out to be delicious and wonderful.

Reference address:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Hoa Sua3F Tang Bat Ho Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province15:00 p.m – 01:00 a.m0.4 USD
Dung BeoNguyen Van Cu Street, Ward 1, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province17: 00 a.m – 23: 00 p.m0.3 USD

2.10. Dalat Beef Hotpot

Beef hot pot is the most visited dish among hotpot dishes in Da Lat. Beef hot pot is rich and rich, with many options such as beef hot pot, beef bone hot pot, etc.

Beef hot pot here always has its own unique flavor, unlike other places, because the beef is cooked carefully, so it is soft and attractive to the taste buds. A hot pot is often served with a lot of toppings, which are fresh green vegetables such as cabbage, collard greens, morning glory, and spinach.

Reference address:

NameAddressOpenReference price
Beef hotpot Quan Go1 Hoang Dieu Street, Ward 6, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province

Tel: 0934 675 835

14:00 p.m – 22:00 p.mFrom 4.2 USD
Beef hotpot Hanh167 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.12:00 a.m – 21:00 p.mfrom 6.4 USD

2.11. Chicken hot pot La E, Dalat

Besides the beef hotpot specialty, chicken hotpot with La E is also one of the extremely delicious dishes in Da Lat that is not inferior. The hot pot sauce will have a mild spicy taste, and the characteristic sour taste of La E will make you fall in love from the first taste. Although other places also sell this dish, it will not have the same taste as Da Lat.

Chicken hot pot La E Tao Ngo

  • Address: Located at 5 April 3rd Street, Ward 3, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.
  • Open: 9:30 a.m – 22: 00 p.m
  • Reference price: 6.4 USD – 17 USD

2.12. Da Lat corn and baked potatoes

Potato and Da Lat grilled corn are two of the most popular dishes in Da Lat. This dish uses ingredients that are all fresh agricultural products in Da Lat. You can find them anywhere sold by street vendors.

Walking around the street at night, sipping corn or baked potatoes, will help you both keep warm and recharge after a long day of exploring. Corn and baked potatoes are easy to find in Da Lat, but the most popular are still the lakeside area and the night market. The selling price is also only 0.2–0.4 USD.

2.13. Da Lat grilled chicken Lam rice

Da Lat Grilled Chicken Lam Rice is an extremely attractive Dalat lunch dish. The Huong glutinous rice is cooked in a bamboo tube, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Rice lam with sesame salt was delicious. With more seasoned grilled chicken, it deserves the title of “extreme food”. Da Lat grilled chicken is usually a hill chicken, so the meat is tender with very little fat—more than enough to satisfy even the most demanding diners.


Co Sinh Grilled Chicken & Lam Rice

  • Address: 178 Hung Vuong Street, Ward 11, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.
  • Open: 08:30 a.m – 19:00 p.m,
  • Reference price: 1.5 USD – 10.6 USD

2.14. Ngu Son Sturgeon Hotpot Dalat

Fish is a common ingredient for hot pot, and the fish used to cook hot pot is fresh fish that is caught alive from the tank when processing. Sturgeon sauce will be served with vegetables such as banana flowers, grated water spinach, cabbage, mushrooms, etc. Surely this will be the dish you want to eat again when you are done with the trip, and this dish you can also prepare and enjoy at home.


  • Address: 33/15 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Ward 2, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province
  • Open: 10:00 a.m – 22:00 p.m
  • Reference price: from 4.2 USD

2.15. Che He Dalat

Che He is not the name of a specialty tea but a pretty little tea shop, with the door only open but always crowded in Da Thanh. You can enjoy all kinds of traditional tea, hot and cold, from corn tea, common tea, banana tea, bean tea, and water drifting tea. The homegrown “interface” cannot prevent Che He from becoming a “paradise” for sweet lovers.

  • Address: 11a Ba Thang Hai, Da Lat City, Lam Dong Province.
  • Open: 16:30 a.m – 23:00  p.m,
  • Reference price: 0.2 USD – 0.5 USD.

2.16. Da Lat jam

In Da Lat, Dalat jam is still a specialty chosen by tourists as a gift when returning to the city of thousands of flowers. This place is indeed a paradise for those who love jam. With diverse and delicious jams, you are spoiled for choice according to your preferences. Some popular jams include Da Lat strawberry jam, red artichoke jam, flexible pink jam, mulberry jam, sticky apricot jam, mulberry jam, cherry tomato jam, plum jam, olive level, bare pants level, etc. You can choose to buy these delicious Dalat specialties at Da Lat Market or reputable stores like L’angfarm.

3. Notes when discovering Dalat, Vietnam cuisine

When going to a restaurant to eat, you should ask for the price first or look through the menu to avoid the situation of “hacking” the price, especially for tourists.

You should check the restaurant’s reviews on forum pages or Google Maps reviews first to learn about the quality of the restaurant.

Be sure to check out the shop’s opening hours. On weekends and holidays, the restaurants are usually crowded. So visitors can pay attention and come earlier to avoid running out of tables and food.

It is necessary to arrange a scientific schedule in accordance with the route. To save time, you should contact us in advance to reserve and order food.

Choose a reputable, hygienic place to avoid related incidents such as food poisoning.

4. Conclusion

Above is some information about the cuisine of Da Lat, Vietnam, which Metta Voyage shares with you. With this information, you will have the best Da Lat culinary experience when you come here.

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