Top 7 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh


Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, was once the French colony and is now the largest city in Vietnam. This lovely city not only inherits traditional Vietnamese cuisine, but also adds a new Vietnamese element to French cuisine. We recommend the best 7 must-eat restaurants in Ho Chi Minh, from cheap and delicious restaurants to high-end French restaurants, so you can enjoy the taste of Vietnam.


1. Quan An Ngon

Quan An Ngon

If you’d like to taste all the Vietnamese specialties one time, then Quan An Ngon is the place you must go. Quan An Ngon means “good” and “delicious” in Vietnamese. The restaurant was originally a French villa and was later renovated into a now one-of-a-kind one-stop restaurant. Quan An Ngon has gathered a variety of Vietnamese snacks, which are displayed in the form of stalls and ordered by the guests themselves. The dishes are exquisite, the taste is excellent, and most importantly, the price is reasonable. There will be many people here during the meal time, it is recommended to go in advance.


What to eat: Chao Tom Bao Mia, Goi Cuon, Ca Phe, Deep Fried Elephant Ear Fish

Open: 7:00 – 22:00

Location: 138 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000


2. Temple Club

Temple Club

Temple Club is a famous restaurant in Ho Chi Minh, and American movie stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie visited the restaurant in 2006. The Temple Club is exquisitely decorated with a variety of antiques and artworks. The furnishings, tables, chairs, windows and even the floor are full of Vietnamese style in the 1930s and 1940s. The restaurant has also made a lot of thoughts on food, and the guests are impressed by the exquisite food styling and delicious dishes.


What to eat: Pho, Fish Sauce, Coconut Shrimp

Open: 12:00 – 24:00

Location: 29-31 Ton That Thiep Street, Ho Chi Minh City,Vietnam


3. The Deck Saigon

The Deck Saigon

The Deck Saigon restaurant is located on the banks of the Saigon River and guests can take a speed boat to the restaurant. The restaurant has open-air seating with elegant environment, making it an excellent place to enjoy the sunset and the Saigon river. The restaurant mainly serves Asian cuisine and some optional western dishes to choose from, which are rich in variety and exquisite. Although the price of the Deck Saigon restaurant is slightly more expensive than the city restaurant, the restaurant environment and food production are worthwhile.


What to eat: Seafood Platter, Rock Roasted Sirloin Steak, Black Eyed Pea Green Curry, Iron Plate Duck Breast

Open: 9:00 – 24:00

Location: 38 Nguyen U Di St., Thao Dien,District 2, Ho Chi Minh City


4. La Villa French Restaurant

La Villa French Restaurant

This is a villa-style French restaurant with white walls and floral decor brimming with a romantic atmosphere. There is also an open-air dining area by the pool in the backyard. The dishes are delicate French cuisine, with superb foie gras and red snapper as well as sweet apple pie. Very suitable for dating couples. La Villa French Restaurant is the best choice for friends to get-together and loves to date.


What to eat: Lemon Pie, Grilled Australian Angus Steak, Fry the Blue Lobster in Olive Oil, Fried Duck Breast Meat

Open: 11:45 – 16:00 & 18:30 – 24:00 (Sunday Off)

Location: 14 Ngo Quang Huy, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City 0084, Vietnam


5. Pizza 4P's Le Thanh Ton

Pizza 4P's

Pizza 4P's Le Thanh Ton is one of the best pizza stores in Ho Chi Minh Vietnam. This store is hidden in a small alley, but it is very welcomed by locals and visitors. The vegetables used in the shop are grown from the farm of Dalat. The ham and canned tomatoes are from Italy and the ingredients are fresh. Pizza has a variety of flavors, and the speed of serving is not particularly fast as the pizza is freshly baked, but delicious is worth the wait. You can also visit the scene to make pizza, which is very interesting.


What to eat: Tiramisu, Clam Chowder, Shrimp Pizza, Salmon Pizza

Open: 10:00 – 23:00

Location: 8/15 Le Thanh Ton, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City



6. Home Finest Saigon Restaurant

Home Finest Saigon Restaurant

Located close to the War Remnants Museum, Home Finest Saigon Restaurant is a superior Vietnamese restaurant and considered as one of the best restaurants in Ho Chi Minh. Home Finest was designed by a French Architect and it has four floors. The outdoor space is kept on the first and second floors, and the lighting on each floor is good. The service is very good, the dishes are exquisite and the taste is good. You can eat innovative traditional Vietnamese cuisine here, satisfying not only the vision but also the appetite.


What to eat: Goi Buoi Tom Thịt, Tom Chay Toi Ot, Cha Gio Re Sai Gon, Bo Nuong Da Muoi

Open: 11:00 - 14:00 & 18:00-22:30

Location: 252 Dien Bien Phu Street, Ward 7, Dist 3, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam


7. Pho Quynh

Pho Quynh

Pho Quynh is a restaurant that serves Vietnamese pho, just locating on Pham Ngu Lao Street, with two floors and air conditioning upstairs. The noodles here are delicious, especially refreshing, and the soup is tasty. You can add a lot of extras, including fresh lime and basil, which are very cost-effective and worth a try. The Pho Quynh is popular not only among tourists but also locals.


What to Eat: Pho Tai, Tomato Brisket Pho, Beef Shank Pho

Open: 24 hours

Location: 323 Pham Ngu Lao, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh


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