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Enjoying the delicious and cheap seafood in Halong Bay Tours

Only an expenditure of 100.000 VND for Ha Long Bay’s snack world


Visiting the beautiful coastal Ha Long Bay city, visitors not only bask in the sunshine and immerse in the breathtaking scenery of the natural wonder of the world but also enjoy a series of delicious specialties of this land. The unique materials and sophisticated processing in each dish make a special and unforgettable impression in the tourists.

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The following are 6 dishes meeting three criteria "delicious, healthy, cheap," you'll regret if ignored.

1. Ruoc Lo

It belongs to a species of octopus, as small as the big toe; thus, called mini octopus. There are many ways of processing “Ruoc Lo”, including the most traditional dishes of boiled Ruoc Lo. Ruoc Lo should be live and rubbed into with salt, and then washed and boiled with guava leaves, tamarind leaves. The sourness of tamarind leaves helps soften and remove fishy taste while acrid guava leaves make Ruoc crunchy and tender. When it becomes pink and its suckers curl inversely into small circles, it is cooked and then you can enjoy immediately.


2. Clam porridge

Clam porridge is a very popular snack in Halong because the porridge with sea clam should certainly have a special taste than the porridge with freshwater clam living in the river. This dish is eaten with eryngium, chopped green onions, shallots, and crispy sticks. Tasty clam porridge location should be in Halong No.1 and Halong No.2 market. Price per bowl of clam porridge with the crispy stick is about 15000-20000 VND.


3. Quảng Yên fermented pork roll

Fermented pork roll is well-known in Halong Bay, particularly in Quang Yen. The main materials are popular and easy to find such as pork skin, roasted rice or bean, roasted peanuts ground, and then mixed all together. Despite being simple, through skills and processing know-how as well as mixed sauces the dish becomes attractive. The very factors make Quang Yen Town with fermented pork roll processing increasingly popular and become the pride of the people here.


4. Cua Ong Tay Nong Ep Cake

The tày nồng ẹp cake has many different names such bánh cấu, bánh tổ, bánh tài lộc, considered as one of the traditional dishes of the San Diu people. The cake is sophisticatedly processed through several stages with the main ingredients: glutinous rice flour, ginger juice, and molasses. The steamed or fried cake is also delicious with attractive appearance of yellow-brown color and sprinkled sesame on the surface layer. The tày nồng ẹp cake is so much favored because of rural taste but not being less plastic and delicious.


5. Gat Gu cake

Made from milled rice flour like rice noodle, rolled rice cake, Gật Gù cake is added a little cold rice in order that after thinly coated, the cake become increasingly viscid, softer, and tasty. When eating, the cake is dipped into fish sauce boiled down with chicken lard, and onion served with a piece of braised pork. Soft, cool, and scented taste combined with fatty fragrance braised belly pork, can satisfy the hard-tempered dinners. It is likely that after enjoying the cake, people nod and recognize it delicious; therefore, the cake name meaning “nodded” is different from others.


In addition to the listed items above, you have the chances to enjoy other extremely good dishes such as stir-fried snails with soy paste, grilled oysters, and shrimp noodles in Halong Bay Cruise. After admiring the poetic, majestic, and sacred attractions, you should enjoy snacks, and a cup of warm Yen Tu apricot wine to have the excited feeling. The tip for experience in delicious cuisine at the reasonable price, you should go to Hon Gai area or Gieng Đon.