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Seafood Market in Vung Tau – Heaven for those who love Seafood

Vietnam is a coastal country with a wide variety of seafood, fresh, delicious and very affordable. In Vung Tau, seafood is considered delicious and cheaper in other places. If you want to enjoy seafood in Vung Tau and want to buy food at the market of Vietnamese, do not forget the seafood market in Vung Tau.

Top 4 attractive seafood market in Vung Tau

Xom Luoi Seafood Market – The Biggest Seafood Market In Vung Tau

Xom Luoi Market in Vung Tau is considered as the place to sell fresh seafood that is the cheapest of this city. The location is right at a corner of Phan Boi Chau street, intersection with Nguyen Cong Tru street. If you are planning to travel to Vung Tau and want to eat seafood in cheap price or buy as gifts, definitely not be missed in this market!

seafood market in Vung Tau

The market is open all day but at around 3-4pm is the time to have the freshest seafood. Because this is the time when the boats of fishing people come back from the sea. What is better than you can choose the fresh fish or crab that have just been caught, isn’t it?

Seafood in the Xom Luoi seafood market in Vung Tau is also very various: shrimp, crabs, crabs, squid, octopus … all kind of seafood but the price is very cheap! Many types of fish such as promfet, grouper, mackerel are not marinated so they are always fresh. To buy the most bargain seafood, you should ask for 10-15% off of the price offered.

A service that is also enjoyed by locals and visitors is processing in place. It’s not just the preliminary stages, you can also ask the these salesmans boil or steam it for you on the spot! Too convenient! Just spend 15-20k,  visitors will have a very cheap a dish of seafood but really delicious.

Ben Da Market

This market  located on Tran Phu Street, Ward 5, Vung Tau City, is right near Ben Da, so that the seafood here are fishing and brought back immediately to Ben Da port. The opening hours are from 6am to 6pm daily.

seafood market in Vung Tau

Seafood here is taken direct from the port so very fresh and safe. One thing to note is that when you buy seafood, you should go down about 20-30k depending on the types of seafood.

Coming to Ben Da Market, you can go down to the port to see people transporting fish ashore and catching up with the beautiful scenery boats. Beside that, you can also enjoy the sea food with the villagers fishing here.

Vung Tau Night Seafood Market – don’t miss out 

Referring to the cheapest seafood market in Vung Tau, you can not miss the night market. The market is quite large and only opens at night, mainly for tourists. Every day here also attracts crowded people to enjoy and buy seafood.

seafood market in Vung Tau

Night markets mainly sell processed seafood for tourists to eat or bring home. The menu of each shop is rich and varied, such as crab with tamarind sauce, steamed crabs, grilled horse mackerel, sauteed oyster scallops, grilled oysters with onions and garlic grease, grilled oyster mushrooms, etc.

seafood market in Vung Tau

As soon as you step into the market, you will be fascinated by the attractive aroma of the seafood is being processed. Night market attracts visitors not only by the freshness of seafood but also because of the cooking skills of the shops’ owners. Also, if you want to choose seafood by yourself and your own way of processing, you can visit the restaurant with fresh seafood and enjoy them on the spot.

Ben Dinh Market

Located on Le Loi Street, Vung Tau City, Ben Dinh Market is also known as Ben Dinh fish village and considered one of the oldest fishing villages in Ba Ria – Vung Tau. Every day, at 4 to 5 am this market is very crowded. Therefore, visitors should go early to choose a variety of delicious seafood before the dealer come to buy in large quantity.

Not only is one of the cheapest seafood market in Vung Tau for wholesalers, it is also considered a popular seafood destination of many locals. Here, crabs, crabs and prawns are very big so it should be suitable for you to buy as gifts for friends and family.

Note when shopping in Vietnamese’s market 

The market is an extremely cultural characteristics of the Vietnamese. However, you should only go to the market in Vietnam when you can do the following things:

  1. You know how to bargain when shopping in Vietnam
  1. You know how to use money when shopping in Vietnam
  2. You can speak and understand Vietnamese. If not, at least you need to go with a Vietnamese.

Seafood markets in Vùn Tau are very interesting destinations and it does not appear in tourist guides, if you want to have a great experience here so seafood markets in Vung Tau will be a wonderful destination for you.


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