Con market – a paradise of food in Da Nang

Constructed from 1940s, Con Market was the focal point for farmers and fishermen from Vietnam’s rural districts such as Que Son, Dai Loc, and Thang Binh looking to sell fresh vegetables, seafood, and poultry. Thanks to the renovation in 1984, this market now has three stairs, affords you abundant of fresh produce, dried goods, coffee beans and plenty of food stalls on the ground floor while the upper level hosts handicrafts and t-shirts vendors as well as tailor services. The shoppers are very friendly and welcome so there would be very interesting if you try to make a bargain there. The feeling of winning a bargain is so great because not every one can easily be successful in bargaining.

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And, the most special thing here is the food. You may get lost in the food court of Con market indeed. Let’s come with us to discover this paradise of food there.

Right at the entrance of Con market, tourists will be appealed by various types of eye-catching and colorful noodles and cakes. Coming inside, you would be amazed at plentiful and various dishes, such as papaya salad with julienne papaya, dried beef, sliced pork lives, and red chili as well as sweet soup with big-size pots of green bean and Xoa Xoa Hat Luu. The interesting thing is that salad loads are arranged next to sweet soup loads so eaters can release spicy taste and fresh themselves after eating salads. The farer visitors go, the more dishes they can enjoy as spring rolls, Xeo Cake, noodle, My Quang, gruel, fetus duck eggs, and snail. All loads are full of people. Most loads offer take-away dishes that you can order what you like and bring away. With the price of from 3,000 to 25,000 VND/dish, tourists can have their fill with only 50,000-70,000 VND. In addition to noshes, there are also many specialties like Mam Nem, dried sea food, simmered squid and fish with affordable prices.

There’s also a wide range of cheap and authentic Vietnamese dishes available, including banh mi (Vietnamese-style baguette), goi cuon (spring rolls), banh xeo (crispy pancake), and mi quang (Vietnamese turmeric noodles). You can expect to pay about VND 30,000 for a filling meal at Con Market.

Con Market is a 10-minute taxi ride from Da Nang International Market, and is just across the street of Vinh Trung Plaza. Open daily from 08:00 onwards, the market is mostly frequented by locals, especially during evenings and public holidays such as the Tet Festival.

 Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 20:00

Address: 318, Ong Ich Khiem Street, Hai Chau District, Da Nang