Restaurants

Top Choice Thai in Ho Chi Minh City

Racha Room

The Racha Room is one of the city's most hip eateries. Thai street food underpins the diverse menu of bar snacks (40,000d to 150,000d) and shared plates, but it effortlessly stretches to include neighbouring countri…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Propaganda

Colourful murals and retro socialist posters brighten up this popular bistro with park views. The menu focuses on street-food classics from around Vietnam, all enjoyed with a bustling and energetic ambience. Salads …
Top Choice Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Nha Hang Ngon

Thronging with locals and foreigners, this is one of HCMC's most popular spots, with a large range of the very best street food in stylish surroundings across three levels. Set in a leafy garden ringed by food stall…
Top Choice Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Banh Mi Huynh Hoa

This hole-in-the-wall banh mi joint is busy day and night with locals zipping up on motorbikes for stacks of excellent baguettes stuffed with pork, pork and more pork in tasty ways you may not have known existed. St…
Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Pho Hoa

This long-running establishment is more upmarket than most but is definitely the real deal – as evidenced by its popularity with regular local patrons. Tables come laden with herbs, chilli and lime, as well as gio c…
Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Quan Bui

Stylish Indochinese decor features at this recent opening in up-and-coming Ð Ngo Van Nam. Nearby restaurants offer Japanese flavours, but Quan Bui's focus is on authentic Vietnamese dishes served by hip young waitst…
Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Banh Xeo 46A

Locals will always hit the restaurants that specialise in a single dish and this renowned spot serves some of the best banh xeo in town. These Vietnamese rice-flour pancakes stuffed with bean sprouts, prawns and por…
Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Secret Garden

Negotiate the stairs in this faded HCMC apartment building to arrive at Secret Garden's wonderful rooftop restaurant. Rogue chickens peck away in the herb garden, Buddhist statues add Asian ambience, and delicious h…
Indian in Ho Chi Minh City

Baba's Kitchen

Baba's sets Bui Vien alight with the fine flavours, aromas and spices of India. There's ample vegetarian choice and the atmosphere is as inviting as the cuisine is delectable. If you like your food eye-poppingly spi…
Vietnamese in Ho Chi Minh City

Five Oysters

With a strong seafood slant and friendly service, light and bright Five Oysters in backpackerland is frequently packed with travellers feasting on oysters (30,000d), grilled octopus, seafood soup, snail pie, pho, fr…