4 places for halal food in Nha Trang, Vietnam

A&M Fast and fresh food is halal.

Nha Trang is a beach city situated in Central Vietnam. It is the capital city of Khánh Hòa Province and is famous for its long, curving stretch of beach along Tran Phu Street.

Nha Trang is a new destination for Malaysians as well as for other Muslim travellers. It is famous among the Chinese and the Russians but not so for tourists from other countries.

Direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Nha Trang only began recently in 2017. Therefore, the offerings of halal food in Nha Trang are not so common yet.

If you’re a Muslim and are planning on visiting Nha Trang, here’s a list of four restaurants to help you find halal food:

1. Omar’s Indian restaurant

Omar’s is one of the places to get good tasting halal food in the city. As its name suggests, this restaurant sells mostly Indian food and some Vietnamese food.

However, there are no local delicacies such as Pho or Bahn Mi here as your choices are limited to fried rice and some noodles.

Omar’s is situated on the main road and price-wise, it is cheaper than any other halal restaurant in Saigon, but do take note that it is more expensive than its local competitors.

Omar’s Indian Restaurant
96A/8 Trần Phú
Lộc Thọ, Nha Trang
Khánh Hòa 650000

2. Taj Grill Indian restaurant

This restaurant is situated not far from the other two halal restaurants around this area. It is always full of diners, so a reservation might be a good idea.

The menu selection of Indian dishes is fairly large, the portions are filling and best of all prices are wallet friendly.

Do note that finding this restaurant takes some effort as it is tucked away in a small narrow alley.

Nevertheless, their signboard is bright enough, so look diligently and you will find the Taj Grill Indian restaurant.

Taj Grill Indian Restaurant
54C Nguyễn Thiện Thuật
Lộc Thọ, Thành phố Nha Trang
Khánh Hòa 650000

Omar’s stewed fish with rice is delicious.

3. Ganesh Indian Restaurant

Despite its name (Ganesh is a Hindu God), this restaurant serves halal food. It is situated beside the Far East Rock Café, not very far from the Taj Grill.

Ganesh is quite popular and the whole upper floor is normally fully booked for functions.

The highlight here is their chicken biryani. The combination of cool yogurt and the spicy briyani is superb.

This place offers vegetarian and vegan options too, besides being gluten free.

Ganesh Indian Restaurant
82 Nguyen Thien Thuat Street
Nguyễn Thiện Thuật
Tân Lập, Tp Nha Trang
Khánh Hòa 650000

4. A&M Fresh & Fast Food Restaurant

Although there are several fast food restaurants in Nha Trang such as Planet Fastfood and Texas Chicken, they are non-Halal.

This is where A&M Fresh & Fast Food restaurant differs as it offers halal food. The service at the restaurant is quite slow despite its claim to be a fast food eatery.

When your food does arrive you will find that it tastes good and A&M provides a welcome alternative to the Indian restaurants.

A&M Fresh & Fast Food Restaurant
1/39 Trần Quang Khải
Lộc Thọ, Thành phố Nha Trang
Khánh Hòa 650000

Khai and wife Amira are Malaysian travel bloggers who blog at Kaki Jalans. Their travels have taken them to almost all the countries in Asean and five countries in Europe. They are still actively travelling and adding to this list.