Restaurants in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

You will here some posts about places we’ve been to and that we recommend. Different people contribute here, you will find classical and western restaurants as well as typical local food.


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Italian cuisine with a Japanese twist based in Saigon, Vietnam – Pizza 4P’s

Globalization has been bringing the world to become smaller as well as blending cultures together, particularly when speaking of cuisine. Pizza could be one of the Italian greatest and most popular foods ever. We are accustomed to the fact that pizza is an Italian dish; therefore, the best quality that […]


Touch Caffè, a nice and cosy place in District 3 Saigon

Everyone has a secret place to hide himself or herself as they need to be alone for some time. For me, it is a coffee shop, Touch Caffè a calm oasis which is located in the midst of the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, near the crossroad […]

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Discovering Tibet at Vajra restaurant – One of the most delicious vegetarian restaurants in Saigon

If you have read my previous post about “…hum” vegetarian restaurant, you will definitely remember its meaningful name. Similarly, this restaurant has a quite strange name -“Vajra”. So, what does it mean? Now, let’s continue to discover the mystery. Vajra – A powerful item in Buddhism In Buddhist literature, “Vajra”  […]


Enjoying unique seafood in Saigon – A wonderful experience in Vietnam

A majority of you might think that seafood should be enjoyed in coastal cities. However, in this article, I will reveal a very beautiful restaurant to enjoy fresh seafood and it is located in the center of Saigon. A unique seafood restaurant in Saigon Seafood in Be Vang restaurant is […]

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Minh Tam Bread and Coffee - The story of "banh mi Saigon"

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The story of “banh mi Saigon” (Saigon bread) If you have a chance to arrive Saigon, don’t forget to try “bánh mì Saigon” (/ˈbæn ˌmiː/), a special type of sandwiches and breads in Saigon. People believed that by the time the bread, or baguette for more specifically, was brought to […]


“…hum” vegetarian restaurant – A perfect tranquil paradise in a vibrant city of Vietnam

As day comes One sees Air through air A drop of water Falls Lightly through light Time takes a gentle breath This is a peaceful poem of a famous restaurant in Saigon which is “…hum” restaurant. “…hum” is one of the most famous vegetarian restaurant in HCMC which attracts a […]

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YummyQ – Japanese style BBQ restaurant at District 3, HCMC (Saigon)

Last Saturday, I came to YummyQ – 107k, a member of YummyQ Vietnam. This was a chance for me to taste Japanese flavor with an “easy” price. With several kinds of BBQ and special sauces for each, YummyQ really surprised me with its diverse menu. Located in center of the […]


Baba’s Kitchen, Indian restaurant in Thao Dien, An Phu, District 2, HCMC (Saigon)

We were impatient to see them open their doors! After gathering a huge following at its original location, in the heart of back-packer town, at 164 Bui Vien, Baba’s kitchen is coming to District 2. What a great addition to the restaurant and food scene in this much more peaceful […]

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Crepe Suzettes with Vanilla ice cream in Saigon

Mandarine restaurant, one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants in HCMC

It was very lucky that I won a lucky draw in an event which held by Hard Rock cafe. Actually, that prize was not very valuable (a 1 000 000VND coupon) but it was a chance for me and my family to try one of the best traditional Vietnamese restaurants […]


A wonderful time in MOF, my favorite Japanese coffee lounge in HCMC

Have you ever tried anything from the menu of MOF Japanese Sweets and Cafe? What does MOF stand for? It is quite simple but not necessarily easy to guess…. MOF is Ministry Of Food and it is famous for the desserts or drinks made from Matcha of Hokkaido Japan. So […]

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An oasis for a quiet and peaceful coffee or lunch in the heart of District 1, Saigon

Hidden away from all the hustle and bustle of Saigon’s (Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam) city center (District 1), is an oasis of leafy and peaceful bliss. If somebody doesn’t invite you there or tell you about it, you will probably never find it by chance, it is at the […]


Enjoy your night at roadside eatery

Last week, I and some friends went to a roadside eatery on Dien Bien Phu street, Binh Thanh district, Ho Chi Minh city to celebrate birthday party.We not only enjoyed delicious food but we had wonderful time. This is a special kind of meat- goat meat. Fresh goat meat will […]

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Papagayo restaurant in Thao Dien, D2, HCMC (Saigon)

Do you know the Papagayo restaurant in Thao Dien? It opened at the end of 2012 and it has quickly become the rendez-vous spot for most expats living in Thao Dien. The location and the place are amazing and on top of that you have Greg, Thai and now Flo […]