Fresh seafood in Cat Ba Island

Like many other coastal provinces, Cat Ba Island is quite famous with not only stunning beaches but also delicious seafood like lobster, snapper, grouper, cobia, sea snakes, etc. Below is some suggestion lists for all travelers.

Seven dishes of Portulaca King Crab

King Crab dishes are one of the most delicious and unique that you should try when visiting Cat Ba.King Crab can be relished many dishes like salad roll, sweet and sour foot of King crab, king crab with peppers, steamed crabs. It's usually served with grapefruit, beets, herbs, nut, onion, garlic.


Grouper is the type of fish in the warm waters, Pacific region has 37 species. In Cat Ba has 3 types of grouper which is high nutritional value and tasty. With grouper can be processed many dishes like salad, soup, hot pot, steamed, sauce, grilled, etc.

Cat Ba Lobster

Lobster is a nutritious and appetizing dish in Cat Ba. It can be processed into many dishes such as fried lobster with salt, lobster salad and especially steamed lobster is decorated with onions and herbs, served with soy sauce or fish sauce. 

Cat Ba Rice vermicelli with shrimp

Cat Ba rice vermicelli is one of the delicious food that you should try. It is a harmony combination among fresh shrimp taken up from Hai Phong, tomatoes, green onions, and the yellow of grilled fish which give you the best flavor. That also is severed with some vegetables and some pieces of chili, which makes a bowl of shrimp noodle very special and attractive.

Geo Duck

It’s really appetizing shellfish dishes and famous specialties in Cat Ba. The sweet and firm flesh blending with fragrant spices can be prepared in many ways: grilled, with salad or soup, and the best is steamed clam.

Please get detail information related to this destination before you travel, especially information about Vietnam visa requirement   and Vietnam Embassy Contact  to get Vietnam visa.

More reading:  Cat Ba Island Travel Guide , Vietnam Travel Guide



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