Best food in Ho Chi Minh City

Check out the top food in Ho Chi Minh City, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mountain Retreat Vietnamese Restaurant
1. Mountain Retreat Vietnamese Restaurant
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128 local reviews
36 Lê Lợi
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+84 90 719 45 57
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jimmy
Superb Local Vietnamese Food. Located on the 6th Floor of an old building, it offers a good exercise to work…
Mai-Sky
Down a little alley, on the fifth floor. Authentic Northern mountain Vietnamese food. Relaxing atmosphere on…
Chris
Down a little alley, on the fifth floor. Authentic Northern mountain Vietnamese food. Relaxing atmosphere on…
1. Mountain Retreat Vietnamese Restaurant
1. Mountain Retreat Vietnamese Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
128 local reviews
36 Lê Lợi
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
+84 90 719 45 57
Jimmy
Jimmy
Superb Local Vietnamese Food. Located on the 6th Floor of an old building, it offers a good exercise to work up your stomach. You'll get a…
Mai-Sky
Mai-Sky
Down a little alley, on the fifth floor. Authentic Northern mountain Vietnamese food. Relaxing atmosphere on the rooftop. Can be a bit…
Chris
Chris
Down a little alley, on the fifth floor. Authentic Northern mountain Vietnamese food. Relaxing atmosphere on the rooftop. Can be a bit…
2. Cục Gạch Quán
2. Cục Gạch Quán
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159 local reviews
10 Đặng Tất
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+84 28 3848 0144
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Linh
Cuc Gach Quan was once a French colonial mansion and boasts both the old, such as antique wooden furniture and…
Lucy
“Brad Pitt and Angelina Joie ate here." Cuc Gach Quan has become so popular that it's expanded its original…
Nicholas
It comes as little surprise to learn that the owner is an architect when you step into this cleverly renovated…
2. Cục Gạch Quán
2. Cục Gạch Quán
host-0host-1host-2
159 local reviews
10 Đặng Tất
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+84 28 3848 0144
Linh
Linh
Cuc Gach Quan was once a French colonial mansion and boasts both the old, such as antique wooden furniture and a reel-to-reel tape machine,…
Lucy
Lucy
“Brad Pitt and Angelina Joie ate here." Cuc Gach Quan has become so popular that it's expanded its original premises and opened another…
Nicholas
Nicholas
It comes as little surprise to learn that the owner is an architect when you step into this cleverly renovated old villa. The decor is…
3. Secret Garden Restaurant
3. Secret Garden Restaurant
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148 local reviews
Pasteur, Bến Nghé
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+84 90 990 46 21
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Trang
This is a hidden gem at rooftop of an old building on a small street. You will have to walk for 5 levels. But…
Sam
A very secluded restaurant hence the name Secret Garden. You wouldn't know this place exists if you just…
Natalie
If you are looking for a local yet standardized enough for first-timers to Vietnam, this is the place. The…
3. Secret Garden Restaurant
3. Secret Garden Restaurant
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148 local reviews
Pasteur, Bến Nghé
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+84 90 990 46 21
Trang
Trang
This is a hidden gem at rooftop of an old building on a small street. You will have to walk for 5 levels. But the food and view are…
Sam
Sam
A very secluded restaurant hence the name Secret Garden. You wouldn't know this place exists if you just happened to be passing by. This…
Natalie
Natalie
If you are looking for a local yet standardized enough for first-timers to Vietnam, this is the place. The quality of food is at value of…
4. Ben Thanh Street Food Market
4. Ben Thanh Street Food Market
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60 local reviews
Thủ Khoa Huân
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+84 90 126 28 30
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
John
Decked out with a stage space for live music performances, art murals and wooden picnic benches, although…
Thu Thảo
With the core of small traders selling food at Ben Thanh night market, it is easy to understand that Ben Thanh…
Yen
Happily crowded and well sorted street food market: a various range of food stands is present from Vietnamese…
4. Ben Thanh Street Food Market
4. Ben Thanh Street Food Market
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60 local reviews
Thủ Khoa Huân
Open · Closes 11:00 PM
+84 90 126 28 30
John
John
Decked out with a stage space for live music performances, art murals and wooden picnic benches, although construction is still ongoing, the…
Thu Thảo
Thu Thảo
With the core of small traders selling food at Ben Thanh night market, it is easy to understand that Ben Thanh Street food market is almost…
Yen
Yen
Happily crowded and well sorted street food market: a various range of food stands is present from Vietnamese to Indian, Japanese, Thai and…
5. Bùi Viện
5. Bùi Viện
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284 local reviews
Bùi Viện, Phạm Ngũ Lão
Route
EunSun & Drew
This so-called "backpacker street" is the most lively neighbourhood around the clock in town. You will find a…
Rosette
This is backpacker area of HCMC, night life with a lot of interesting activities at night. My favorite bar and…
Tam ( Steven)
Bui Vien is consider as unsleep night town where all foreigners and local do hopping bar, live music, drink…
5. Bùi Viện
5. Bùi Viện
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284 local reviews
Bùi Viện, Phạm Ngũ Lão
EunSun & Drew
EunSun & Drew
This so-called "backpacker street" is the most lively neighbourhood around the clock in town. You will find a lot of foreigners and expats…
Rosette
Rosette
This is backpacker area of HCMC, night life with a lot of interesting activities at night. My favorite bar and restaurant is Donkey bar with…
Tam ( Steven)
Tam ( Steven)
Bui Vien is consider as unsleep night town where all foreigners and local do hopping bar, live music, drink and all kind of foods from…
6. Chợ Bến Thành
6. Chợ Bến Thành
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260 local reviews
Công trường Quách Thị Trang, Bến Thành
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Nguyen
Ben Thanh Market is fun at any time of day and well into the night. Ho Chi Minh City’s central market and a…
Lucy
The famous market is worth to visit even you don’t need anything. This market is not the usual kind of market…
Julie
This is the city's biggest, most authentic market. You can find almost anything you need here, from basic…
6. Chợ Bến Thành
6. Chợ Bến Thành
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260 local reviews
Công trường Quách Thị Trang, Bến Thành
Nguyen
Nguyen
Ben Thanh Market is fun at any time of day and well into the night. Ho Chi Minh City’s central market and a must-see when visiting Vietnam’s…
Lucy
Lucy
The famous market is worth to visit even you don’t need anything. This market is not the usual kind of market you are used to. A huge one…
Julie
Julie
This is the city's biggest, most authentic market. You can find almost anything you need here, from basic supplies to souvenirs. The food is…
7. Ngon Restaurant
7. Ngon Restaurant
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79 local reviews
160 Pasteur
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+84 28 3827 7131
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Hannah
This ‘restaurant’ at Pasteur Street is located within a classic French colonial style bungalow, and food is…
Rikki
Please go here at least once in your trip. I cannot stress how much my friends from all over the world are in…
Chau
Popular restaurant for tourist, and only 1 block away. Safe, many dishes to choose from, and many food…
7. Ngon Restaurant
7. Ngon Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
79 local reviews
160 Pasteur
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
+84 28 3827 7131
Hannah
Hannah
This ‘restaurant’ at Pasteur Street is located within a classic French colonial style bungalow, and food is displayed like an open-air…
Rikki
Rikki
Please go here at least once in your trip. I cannot stress how much my friends from all over the world are in love with this place because…
Chau
Chau
Popular restaurant for tourist, and only 1 block away. Safe, many dishes to choose from, and many food stations you can see them prepare the…
8. Ben Thanh Market
8. Ben Thanh Market
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193 local reviews
Lê Lợi, Bến Thành
Premise
AgnesDiep
We like going to this place in the evening because there are many different activities we can see & enjoy…
D2
The largest traditional market in Ho Chi Minh, with over 2,000 shops selling food, souvenirs and souvenirs. It…
Jean
Once you come to Saigon, this is a must-go place.Discover the night market here opening from 6pm with…
8. Ben Thanh Market
8. Ben Thanh Market
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193 local reviews
Lê Lợi, Bến Thành
AgnesDiep
AgnesDiep
We like going to this place in the evening because there are many different activities we can see & enjoy. There are many shops for food,…
D2
D2
The largest traditional market in Ho Chi Minh, with over 2,000 shops selling food, souvenirs and souvenirs. It is always crowded with…
Jean
Jean
Once you come to Saigon, this is a must-go place.Discover the night market here opening from 6pm with delicious food. It's good to take a…
9. Bui Vien Walking Street
9. Bui Vien Walking Street
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101 local reviews
206 Bùi Viện
+84 93 930 62 56
BarPoint of interestEstablishment
John
This street can be described as a happening street. A complete street; where tourists can meet every of their…
Jenny
This Street was so fuuny, along many bars, pubs.This particular place is very packed and loud at night though…
Thu Van
As a night owl, this street is a must for you. A walking street full of bars, pubs, clubs and even live music…
9. Bui Vien Walking Street
9. Bui Vien Walking Street
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101 local reviews
206 Bùi Viện
+84 93 930 62 56
John
John
This street can be described as a happening street. A complete street; where tourists can meet every of their expectations rolled together…
Jenny
Jenny
This Street was so fuuny, along many bars, pubs.This particular place is very packed and loud at night though a great deal inexpensive…
Thu Van
Thu Van
As a night owl, this street is a must for you. A walking street full of bars, pubs, clubs and even live music café and street food stalls…
10. Beef noodle Hue
10. Beef noodle Hue
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22 local reviews
2A Lê Quý Đôn
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
028 6684 4446
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Thanh
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is…
The Dragons
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is…
Nga
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is only…
10. Beef noodle Hue
10. Beef noodle Hue
host-0host-1host-2
22 local reviews
2A Lê Quý Đôn
Open · Closes 9:30 PM
028 6684 4446
Thanh
Thanh
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is only in Vietnamese! This Bun Bo…
The Dragons
The Dragons
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is only in Vietnamese! This Bun Bo…
Nga
Nga
Came here with Saigon Food and you know it's got to be good when not a westerner in site and the menue is only in Vietnamese! This Bun Bo…
11. Pearl Plaza Apartment
11. Pearl Plaza Apartment
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23 local reviews
Point of interestEstablishment
Aaron
This is the shopping mall, that you can buy anything event that it has food court
Dang
Shopping Mall, CGV Cinema, Food Court
Vivian
Food, Shopping, Cinema.
11. Pearl Plaza Apartment
11. Pearl Plaza Apartment
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23 local reviews
Aaron
Aaron
This is the shopping mall, that you can buy anything event that it has food court
Dang
Dang
Shopping Mall, CGV Cinema, Food Court
Vivian
Vivian
Food, Shopping, Cinema.
12. Sense Market
12. Sense Market
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22 local reviews
23/9 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Ho Chi Minh City
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
Point of interestEstablishment
Kenneth
Sense Market is expected to meet diverse demands of domestic consumers for shopping and international visitors…
Greenie
Sense market is a really nice place to go for a taster of different foods all in one place. Not easy to find,…
Alexandre
There is a Co.op Food grocery store inside the underground Sense Market, where you'll find everything you need…
12. Sense Market
12. Sense Market
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22 local reviews
23/9 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Ho Chi Minh City
Open · Closes 10:30 PM
Kenneth
Kenneth
Sense Market is expected to meet diverse demands of domestic consumers for shopping and international visitors for enjoying Asian dishes. …
Greenie
Greenie
Sense market is a really nice place to go for a taster of different foods all in one place. Not easy to find, it's under a basement! But…
Alexandre
Alexandre
There is a Co.op Food grocery store inside the underground Sense Market, where you'll find everything you need for your daily life.