Top 5 excellent Bun Rieu Restaurants for a Saigon food tour

A Saigon food tour will give you more knowledge about Vietnam’s culture. Today, let’s take a look at the top 5 street restaurants serving noodles in crab chowder, or “Bun Rieu” in Vietnamese. It is regarded as a must-try dish in Ho Chi Minh City.

7 Bun Rieu Restaurant


7 bun rieu

In case you get hungry at night and crave for Saigon street food, the 7 Bun Rieu Restaurant will be the place you need to come to. It is opened from 6.30 pm to about 1-2 am. Despite being a street restaurant, it has a stable location. But you may want to follow the signboard if you find it difficult to look for it.

After ordering, your dish will be served within 2-3 minutes. You will see various ingredients get spooned out from the large pots and poured into your bowl. Tomatoes, pig blood pudding, tofu, and grilled chopped crab are several examples. They are simmered together in a pot to make the broth more flavorful.

You will find some other pots containing all kinds of processed ingredients, such as pig’s trotters, baloneys, and vegetables. When all of them are mixed, your dish is full of taste and has a pretty red color of tomatoes.

  • Address: 122 Hau Giang Street, Ward 6, District 6

Bun Rieu Bach Tuoc Restaurant

A common Bun Rieu dish contains grilled chopped crab or dry shrimps. However, Bun Rieu that has an octopus is quite strange to tourists. This is also a special feature which attracts numerous connoisseurs to Bun Rieu Bach Tuoc Street Restaurant.


Bun rieu with octopus

Although it offers a meal delivery service, you should come to the restaurant and sit on a plastic stool to enjoy a scalding bowl of Bun Rieu. The most impressive ingredient here is obviously the octopus. Its tone is turned into orange after being boiled in the crab broth, which makes the octopus look even more delicious.

A full dish in this restaurant consists of a pig’s trotter, grilled chopped crab, octopus, and pork liver. And a bowl of Bun Rieu cannot be without fish sauce mixed with tamarind extract and chili peppers. Make sure you try it to fully feel the extraordinary taste of the dish.

  • Address: Number 25, Sector F, Nguyen Thi Tan Street, Ward 3, District 8

Thanh Hai Restaurant


Thanh Hai restaurant

If you want to look for some Northern flavors in Saigon cuisines, Bun Rieu in Thanh Hai Restaurant will satisfy you. Having been opened for over 30 years in Ho Chi Minh City, it was an ideal destination for both travelers and local people.

The nice smell of the broth will be the first feature that captures your attention. When the dish is brought out, you can even feel the mild scent of shrimp paste, which is extremely stimulating. Northern citizens don’t often use many spices while cooking so the broth has a natural taste from stewed pig’s bones and tomatoes.

Therefore, you only need to add some lemonade into your bowl of Bun Rieu before enjoying it. Another exciting ingredient that you can find is the shellfishes. They are stir-fried with citronella and secret spices of the restaurant. So you will feel something crunchy and crispy in your mouth while chewing.

  • Address: 14/12 Ky Dong Street, Ward 9, District 3

Bun Rieu Dalat Restaurant

Dalat City is always popular for unusual and excellent food. Bun Rieu in Dalat came to Saigon over 10 years ago and gradually became one of the most common dishes. The Bun Rieu Dalat Restaurant on Co Giang Street is a prominent destination where you can find this special dish.


Bun Rieu Dalat

The nutty flavor is one difference between Bun Rieu in Dalat and in Saigon at A dish in the restaurant looks mouth-watering with fried tofu, crab, pig blood pudding, and pig’s trotters. The broth is more likely sweet and a little sour in the tip of your tongue when you take the first bite. But it gets milder coming down to your throat.

Unlike other Bun Rieu in other places, which leaves a relatively strong taste, the dish of Bun Rieu Dalat restaurant is nutty and pleasant to eat. Also, the food here is served neatly and clean. It can win the heart of any diners.

  • Address: 87 Co Giang Street, Co Giang Ward, District 1

Ong Tien Restaurant


Bun Rieu Ong Tien

You will find one of the best dishes in Saigon in Ong Tien Street Restaurant. Situated in the alley opposite to Phu Nhuan Market, it welcomes thousands of tourists and local citizens every day. Although space is a little small, the restaurant looks incredibly enticing. You can feel your mouth watering while looking at the cute little glass drawers containing ingredients and the sweet-smelling pot of crab broth.

Ong Tien Restaurant serves bowls of Bun Rieu with familiar elements, such as pork liver, grilled chopped crab, tomatoes, tofu, and shellfishes. Nonetheless, they outnumber those in other restaurants. It is normal if you cannot see the noodles when the dish is brought out. All other ingredients have covered it.

Hence, Ong Tien Restaurant can be an excellent spot for you to fulfill your stomach at the end of a Saigon food tour.

  • Address: 96/1/5F Phan Dinh Phung Street, Phu Nhuan District

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Top 6 famous vegetarian restaurants in Saigon


Going on a Vietnam culinary tour to discover Vietnam cuisine is one of the top things to do for tourists when coming to Vietnam. If you are traveling to Saigon, Vietnam, why don’t you experience vegetarian cuisine? Here are top 6 famous vegetarian restaurants in Saigon that you should try once in your lifetime.

Hum Vegetarian Lounge & Restaurant

Located in the center of Sai Gon, Hum Vegetarian Lounge & Restaurant is a vegetarian restaurant that attracts many vegetarians to take a visit. This restaurant specializes in a wide range of vegetarian Vietnamese and Thai-inspired signature dishes that can enhance your health and nourish your soul as well. With the cozy ambiance, eye-catching architectural style, outstanding menu and delicious dishes, this restaurant absolutely deserves a try!

– No. 32, Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 6, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
– No. 2 Thi Sach Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Price: from VND100,000 – 500,000


Hum Vegetarian Lounge & Restaurant

Prem Bistro & Café

Ranked as one of the must-visit vegetarian restaurants in Saigon, Prem Bistro & Café offers different styles of vegan and vegetarian food, from Asian to European styles. There is a huge selection of menu items for you to choose, ranging from soups and salads, homemade veggie burgers, pizza to traditional Vietnamese food. All of the dishes are made from fresh vegetal ingredients. Overall, Prem Bistro & Café is a great place to enjoy tasty vegetarian dishes and recover your energy after a hard working day. Do not miss this restaurant during your Saigon food tour!

Location: 204 Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 9:00AM – 10:00PM
Price: from VND 30,000


A corner of Prem Bistro & Café

Saigon Vegan restaurant

If you are a vegetarian but still want to enjoy the best dishes in Saigon, Saigon Vegan restaurant is definitely a great choice. This rustic vegan restaurant has an extensive menu of more than 100 healthy dishes and drinks at reasonable prices. Some popular dishes that you should try in here are tofu dishes, spring rolls, all-veggie version of bun cha, soya chicken/beef, soups, clay pot seaweed, dumpling, etc. The delicious flavor of these dishes will not let you down for sure. With a great location, cozy ambiance, tasty food with cheap prices, and friendly staff, Saigon Vegan restaurant has become more and more popular with many tourists.

Location: 378/3 Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 5, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 7:00AM – 10:00PM
Price: from VND80,000 – 165,000


Saigon Vegan restaurant

ROU Vegetarian Restaurant

ROU Vegetarian Restaurant offers a cozy atmosphere and friendly design that are suitable for family or friend gatherings. In addition, the dishes are carefully prepared with fresh ingredients which ensure you will have a delicious meal with sufficient intake of fiber and vitamins. In particular, the staff in here are very hospitable and caringly, which is a plus point for the restaurant.

Location: 37B Co Bac Street, Cau Ong Lanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Opening hours: 8:30AM – 2:00PM and 4:00PM – 10:00PM
Price: from VND40,000 – 140,000


ROU Vegetarian Restaurant

Chay Bong Sung

Located on a quiet alley off Nguyen Du Street, just a few meters from Notre Dame Cathedral, Chay Bong Sung is another great vegetarian restaurant that will not make you disappointed. The restaurant is designed as a traditional French style villa, creating an elegant atmosphere. A perfect combination of exquisite flavors and creatively combined ingredients creates a fascinating mix of traditional Vietnamese vegetarian dishes, which can be suitable for the appetite of many people of any age. After finishing the main dishes, let’s try some delicious desserts to finish your meal. Ice-cold Vietnamese coffee, smoothies are some great options we recommend for you. The staff is also attentive and friendly.  

  • Location: 86 Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
    Opening hours: 7:00AM – 10:00PM  
  • Price: VND20,000 – 240,000


Chay Bong Sung

Pho Nhu Vegan

If you want to enjoy Saigon Cuisine, Pho is absolutely a must-try dish. At Pho Nhu Vegan, you will find a tasty bowl of Pho made from all vegetarian ingredients. Even the fish sauce is vegan! Let’s go on a Saigon food tour and enjoy it!

  • Location: 54 Truong Quyen, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 6:00AM-10:00PM 
  • Price: VND20,000 – 50,000


Pho Nhu Vegan

You may think vegetarian will be taken disadvantages if you experience Saigon culinary tour. However, through the article, you can realize that they can try a lot of delicious dishes made by locals here, which even everyone want to try. Let’s visit Saigon and take a trip to the restaurant to eat the best vegetarian food.

Top 6 famous vegetarian restaurants for your Saigon food tour


A Saigon food tour is always one of the things that tourists expected the most when visiting Southern Vietnam. Because vegan food in this city is both delicious and good for health, Saigon has become a promised land for vegetarians for such a long time. The following restaurants will be the most ideal destinations for vegans to come this summer.

Thanh Luong Vegetarian Restaurant


Thanh Luong vegetarian restaurant

Thanh Luong Restaurant will give you a different view on Saigon cuisine. This will be the first time which you ever discover that not all dishes in Southern Vietnam are sweet.

The restaurant is simple but very airy. Also, the menu is quite diverse with many types of food. Especially, dishes that have sauces here are highly praised by various connoisseurs. The last day of a month or the 15th day of the Lunar month is usually the busiest time in the restaurant.

So you can have the vegan food ordered and shipped. The quality is just the same.

  • Address: 545A 3/2 Street, Ward 8, District 10

Vegan Hu Tieu Cay De – Le Van Sy


Hu Tieu cay de vegetarian food

If you like elegant-designed restaurants, Hu Tieu Cay De – Le Van Sy will be a perfect place for you. Its decorations are luxurious but tranquil, which is appropriate for family meals. Moreover, Hu Tieu is fully served in a large bowl. Each of its strands is tough and the broth is tenderly sweet.

Although the name of the restaurant is Hu Tieu, you can find a great number of dishes here. Fruit spring roll, bitter mushroom spring rolls, or Thai noodles are some excellent choices for your meal. And you won’t be able to resist trying them when they are brought out.

  • Address: 385 Le Van Sy Street, Tan Binh District

Trang Sen Quan Restaurant


Trang Sen vegetarian food

Don’t hesitate to book a table at this restaurant when you invite some Buddhist. The decorations here are a combination of yoga and Buddhism style. That is why the restaurant looks not only peaceful but also very impressive.

The food is also not oily and made with complex recipes. This is revealed in the names of the dishes, which sound relatively Buddhism. Some instances are Trang Sen Noodles, Fried Rice Noodles, Rice Spaghetti, and Crispy-fried Corn. Sometimes, in the Mid-Autumn Festival, you can even find the restaurant selling mooncakes. And the price is very low, which takes only less than 20 cents.

  • Address: 213 Le Van Luong Street, District 7

Hum Vegetarian


Hum Vegetarian food

One of the most common vegan restaurants for foreign travelers in Vietnam culinary tours is Hum Vegetarian. In fact, most international tourists love this place when it comes to choosing a restaurant for vegetarians.

The interior design of Hum is very cozy, close to diners’ hearts, and friendly to the environment. Furthermore, it seems to be the restaurant that has the highest number of dishes in Saigon. All of them are always garnished and laid out beautifully before you start your meal. Several healthy foods that you can find here are lotus-seed soup, fruit salad, brown rice wrapped in lotus leaves and five-taste soup.

  • Address: 32 Vo Van Tan Street, Ward 6, District 3

Ba La Vegetarian Restaurant


Ba La vegetarian restaurant

Despite located in the most modern and expensive of Saigon, the restaurant still surprises customers with a countryside style of Southern Vietnam. It is plain, natural, and pleasant. Particularly, you will sense a jasmine-like fragrant the moment you walk into Ba La.

The food here is incredibly plentiful as well. The connoisseurs’ most favored dishes are those made from vegetables and mushrooms in the Southwest area of Ho Chi Minh City. The best one is leaf spring roll, whose ingredient is forest vegetables. Some other dishes that leave a deep impression in travelers’ mind are curry, fried mushrooms with salt, spring roll noodles, and bamboo-tube fried rice.

  • Address: 32A Cao Ba Nha Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1

Thien Kim Vegetarian Restaurant


Thien Kim vegetarian food

Thien Kim is very crowded on the Buddha’s birthday and the 15th day of the Lunar month. But on ordinary days, you will not find too many diners here. Therefore, it is easy to call for your friends and have a healthy vegetarian meal together in this restaurant.

Hotpots are the most popular food in Thien Kim and also on the list of the best dishes in Saigon. The tastiest one is definitely vegetarian goat-meat hotpot. You will see the reason why when you bite the first piece of goat-meat. Although it is not real, the meat is tough and has muscle fibers just like genuine meat.

In addition, the spices of all dishes are carefully added and allowed to be steeped. Some Chinese herbs are even put in some time, making the food not only delicious but also healthy.

Your Saigon food tour will be much more interesting with such vegetarian dishes. 

Explore a traditional hotpot of Vietnam – Mam hotpot


Saigon day tours today will introduce you a specialty of the Southwest people – Mam hotpot.

Mam Hotpot – a traditional dish of Saigon day tours has long been a favorite dish for many people because of its taste which is very delicious, salty enough and its fragrance that can make you hungry from a distance. Mam hotpot is made up of rotten pork, fish, squid, shrimp … and especially hotpot is one of the few hot pot dishes can be combined with a dozen vegetables.

Here are some suggestions for you to enjoy the best Mam hotpot

1/ Mam hotpot of Vy Restaurant:

If you are looking for a clean place to eat and drink, or you do not like to sit in a crowded place, Vy Restaurant is definitely the right place to go.


The menu of Vy Restaurant

The cooker of the Hotpot is a magnetic cooker hot pot, so you keep the peace of mind about safety when eating here with Saigon day tours. The price of a large pot of hotspot is 320,000 dong, and a small pot of hotspot is about 210, 000 dong. If you come here in a group of 2-3 people, you should order a small hotpot, because it is generally a small hot pot of Quan Vy is nearly a big hot pot in other restaurants.

If you go alone, you cannot finish a pot of hot pot, then you should order a bowl of Mam noodle to enjoy. This is an ideal restaurant for a Saigon food tour.

There is also a salad dish made of raw fish and vegetables and spring rolls which are quite good, so after eating a pot of hot pot, you are also recommended to try these two dishes.

2/ Mam hotpot of Ngoc Hanh Restaurant:

With only 350, 000 dong, you can have a large pot of hot pot for 4-6 people and still ensure full and satisfied.

Mam hot pot here cooked in the right Southwest flavor with aromatic sauce, a little salty that make its smell saved in your mouth.


Lots of meat are served to eat with Mam hotpot

A hotpot (usually 350,000 dong) consists of a large Lang fish, squid, shrimp, snails, beef and so on. The Mam hotpot with Lang fish is fatter then with Loc fish, but the smell is better than hotpot cooked with other river fishes.

About the space, this new restaurant is very clean, cool and comfortable since the number of guests coming is still not many. The food would be served quite quickly after being ordered. The staffs are thoughtful and enthusiastic. It is very convenient for you to invite friends to come here.

3/ Nam Bo Mam Hotpot – Cao Thang

A large pot of Mam hotpot is 290, 000 dong. It consists of chili with chopped fish, fresh fish, beef, pork, squid, and shrimp.

Many people admit that the hot pot at the restaurant is quite sweet, but actually, it is not. When the broth is boiled up, the salty taste of the sauce will match with the sweetness, at that time Mam hotpot is extremely delicious.  


Mam hotpot in Nam Bo Restaurant

To enjoy Mam hotpot, the vegetable is an important part that cannot be missed, so that the restaurant has a priority of free vegetables when you call for more, even many times.

4/ Phong Lan Mam hotpot restaurant:

The restaurant is in district 9, near the BCR playground complex. If after a day of fun with games makes you tired, come by Phong Lan Restaurant and enjoy a Mam hot pot with fresh vegetables to recharge energy and enjoy a good meal. This is the perfect restaurant for a Saigon day tour for family.


A rich plate of vegetable in Phong Lan Restaurant

Mam hot pot here included much fresh seafood such as shrimp, squid, fresh fish, snails, beef … all of them are full of nutritious and delicious.

Especially, this restaurant has a special Mam hot pot with crayfish, its price is quite expensive, about 600,000 dong, but it is very delicious, unique and attractive.

5/ Mam hotpot on Dien Bien Phu Street:

Only open from 16 hours to 21 pm but this Mam hotpot stall on Dien Bien Phu street without signs and decorating pieces of stuff picking up a lot of customers from a Saigon group tour thanks to its distinctive flavor and unique sauce.


A pot of Mam hotpot on Dien Bien Phu Street

The Mam hot pot stall was opened from 1995 and until now its taste is not changed, still rich in fishes, meat, and vegetables, although the price increase quite fast. It still remains the taste of the first day. On Saigon rainy days, although selling on the pavement, the stall is still crowded. The warm pot of hot pot with charcoal inside keeps the flavor better and longer.

A small pot is about 150,000 dong with lots of food, attached is a plate of octopus and beef, inside the pot of hot pot has added fish, pork skin, eel and so on. Vegetables are also very rich, making many people of the Southwest miss their hometown.

Ad-lib Saigon street food areas roundup | Emblematic names


When the topic of Saigon cuisine is put on the scale, it may take us a lifetime to confirm how burdensome it is. Saigon culinary tour is now something extremely prevalent that you may only need a finger snap to own a high-ranking local food tour guide advise you what to be served when night falls. With a coverage of over 2000 square kilometers, have you ever wondered that how many food stalls, bistros, restaurants, and eateries are located within the domain of Saigon? The answer is obviously COUNTLESS. However, this inquiry seems to get a lot easier when it turns out to be a simple map dividing Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City, into smaller specific localities with their own distinctive gastronomy assets. Below listed a walkover on where to locate different Saigon food zones like a local pro.


Street food vendor

Local markets archive:

Let’s kick start out guideline by listing down some famous local markets before everything. Why is that? Markets are endless sources of nutrition and inspiration where the best of the best is found. It may sound a little absurd when some of you may incite Saigon’s fine-dining bistros into the list. The thing is, most of the country’s culinary quintessence was started in the hands of mothers, long before high-end eateries were even born, and it may date back to thousands of years ago when markets were first formed.

In Saigon today, any local market owns a separate food court inside of which. Apart from Bến Thành, which is hands down the largest market that I do not need to even mention, other names you can step into are Bà Chiểu, Hồ Thị Kỷ, Tân Định, Bàn Cờ and a lot more. Daily dishes are what you can find here. For instance, common names that Vietnamese cannot live without, such as rice noodles, egg noodles, vermicelli noodles, Phở, broken rice, soup, spring rolls, pancakes and so on. Here is a tip for you, most of these markets are open at daytime, which means the best hours of the day for you to come to visit vary in the very first section of a day.


Tân Định Market

District 4 – Paradise of Hotpot and BBQ

Lied across a small segment of Saigon River, District 4 is now a sensational icon with long chains of BBQ and Hotpot eateries queued up along both sides of little thoroughfares. One thing you should keep in mind is that not the whole coverage of District 4 is used for BBQ and Hotpot only, but a part of which. Vĩnh Khánh Street is a familiar name to native Saigonese when a desire for tasty smoky meat is aroused in the middle of a hot night. Otherwise, try moving a little further to Xóm Chiếu and Đoàn Văn Bơ areas. These are tiny alleys crossing one another which makes them look exactly like a chessboard. Yet a variety of Vietnamese desserts show up at almost every single corner.


Vietnamese BBQ

Chinatown – Little Hong Kong in the heart of Saigon

There is no doubt that our third candidate is saved for Chinese food this time. I must admit that Chinatown is found everywhere on the Globe’s surface, but the fusion and harmony of Chinese food added an elegant savor of Vietnamese essence will differentiate Saigon’s Cholon to any other namesakes (P/s: Cholon is a colloquial term for Chinatown).

Dating back to 300 years ago, the history of Cholon may amuse you with the same level of its culinary culture. A huge collection of Dimsum treats sweet soup dessert and noodles food stalls all make Cholon as great as always. Various Saigon food tours offer diversified packages towards hidden spots around these areas so there is no worry about getting lost at where to start.


Hà Ký sweet dessert in Chinatown

Downtown alleys combination

Last but not least, downtown Hẻm (Alleys) in Saigon is where you can recognize the core values for the true street food of Saigon. I am not overestimating the meaning and role these Hẻm are playing. Their long existence must be based on some reasons. Let’s get started!

Cô Giang Street in District 1 actually lives up when the Sun is gone. The place is notable for its string of Bò Lá Lốt spots. To be clear, Bò Lá Lốt is literally translated into Grilled beef wrapped with betel leaves. Some Saigon food tour companies will pick this dish as a type of starter.


A portion of Bò Lá Lốt

Cao Thắng Alley in District 3, meanwhile, will offer you Phá Lấu (Stewed Cow’s intestines with coconut juice), stir-fried noodles, soup noodles, flans, hotpot, smoothies and the list goes on.

Hồ Con Rùa, or Turtle Lake, a large manmade lake lied in between District 1 and District 3 at around 6 p.m is virtually lively. Covering a small area on the surface of the lake, Hồ Con Rùa is where you can find local Vietnamese fast food such as beef balls, tofu, sausage, Okra, soup, stir-fried corn and so on.

There is one thing for sure that my list above will definitely not end Saigon street food list right there. These are simply iconic roundups just in case you have no idea where to start your night. The best way to fulfill your stomach in the most “pro” way is to have a local companion with you. Imagine sneaking through the insane traffic at night and sit on the tiny plastic chairs place on the pavements while surrounded by locals, this is going to be one of the best memories you can ever have in Vietnam.

Bot Chien – the snack of the people in Saigon


It is a big mistake if you miss Bot Chien during your Saigon food tour as it is one of the most famous must-eat dishes in Saigon.

Coming to Saigon, mentioning about Saigon cuisine, the visitors will easily think about Broken rice. However, Saigon food guides will show you the most well-known dish in Saigon which is Bot Chien or Fried rice flour cake with egg. The yellow square dough is mixed with fried eggs, accompanied with sauce has long become a familiar dish of Saigon diners. This delicious dish has contributed to the variety of Vietnam cuisine in general and Saigon cuisine in particular.

Bot Chien appeared in Saigon since the Chinese immigrated to Southern Vietnam. This is one of the popular food of many people, especially the young.


This is one of the popular food of many people

How to make Bot Chien?

Bot Chien is processed in many steps but not too fussy. First, the chef will take pieces of steamed cooked dough and slice it into the small square and thick pieces. Then pour oil coated pan surface and drop the dough into the pan.

When the fried dough pieces turn into yellow color, the chef smashes the egg and spread it onto the dough. Eggs should be spread evenly in order to avoid being bored while eating. Normally, the eateries add little green onions to add some green to decorate the dish. After flipping the two sides, the fried dough will be picked up and ready to serve diners.


Bot Chien is processed in many steps but not too fussy

Drain the dipping sauce into the dishes and mix well, you can enjoy this dish. The fat of the egg, crispy aroma of flour, light sour of vegetable pickles with the tasty sauce will make Bot Chien become an unforgettable afternoon snack to the people and visitors from every corner of the country when visiting Saigon.

This dish is placed on a small plate, served with vegetables pickles and sauces. The sauce will be prepared depending on each chef, but usually, the main ingredients are diluted soy sauce, sugar, and vinegar. Sellers put the vegetable pickle on top of Bot Chien, and the sauce is filled in a small bowl.

You can easily find a Bot Chien eatery in Saigon

Bot Chien is usually prepared and served in smaller or more traditional restaurants, on strollers on the sidewalk. Saigon people always tell that Bot Chien in Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, District 3, Vo Van Tan, or Tran Dinh Xu – District 1 is delicious with reasonable prices from 15,000 to 25,000 VND.

Located on Vo Van Tan Street, District 3, this Bot Chien eatery has opened for 30 years. The ingredients for making a dish are prepared by the family every day. The flour is the decisive factor of the dish. The dough after frying should be soft, not sticky or tough. In addition to the two main ingredients are flour and eggs, the dish also includes scallions and greaves.

Like other restaurants in Saigon, Bot Chien at this address also added soy sauce and served papaya salad. Soy sauce in the eatery is aromatic, papaya is crunchy and not too sour. Pour the waving sauce on the plate and then scoop up small pieces of flour, eaten with papaya, you will feel the full flavor of the dish. The price for a meal is 26,000 VND.

The shop is open from 16:00 every day but from 17:00 there are crowded. You have to come before the open time in case there are too many people. In addition to the famous Bot Chien dish, the menu also includes dried beef salad, chives cakes, fried macaroni, taro, dumpling and many other delicious dishes,


A dried beef salad dish price is about 20,000 VND a plate.

The spring roll is also a favorite dish of many customers. Each roll price is 7,000 VND. The Popiah in this restaurant is made from lettuce, cassava, sausage and dried shrimp, which is appreciated by many guests for the price of 4,000 VND per roll. The restaurant also serves a variety of soft drinks such as chives, orange juice, fresh milk, lemon, salt, fresh water, etc.

Bot Chien is really a delicious dish of many generations in Saigon. With Saigon food tour, you will have a chance to experience this tasty food. Furthermore, there are also many dishes in Saigon waiting you to explore. Don’t miss it.