Benthanh street food market


Enjoying Saigon street food is definitely the best thing lớn vị in Ho Chi Minch city. There are a lot of streets & nice places to lớn enjoy the best local street dishes và experience the dynamic local vibes. Top places khổng lồ try street food in Ho Chi Minh thành phố are the tons of food trucks, food vendors in district 1,3,5, street food market, và countless small but crazy fun streets such as Co Giang street, Van Hanh street, Vinch Khanh hao street,...

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Saigon street foodappeared along with the eating-out habits of local people. The development and convenience of the small food stalls, street vendors, và food trucks have created an impressive sầu part of the culture in Saigon.

The best places for rich-in-experience food tours include the local markets, long-standing food streets. In each food street, there is a myriad of unique dishes from Vietnamese cuisine as well as foreign foods. This article will give sầu you more specific information about famous street food and the best places for an excellent food tour in Ho Chi Minch thành phố.

I - Why does Saigon street foodsteal your heart?

The main factors making the attractiveness of local street food:

Diversity & creativity

Saigon is the largest đô thị in Vietnam giới where people come from many regions và countries leading to lớn cultural interference. Therefore, the street food here is the crystallization of regional culture.


Source: VnExpress

Diverse ingredients và culinary

The best street food in Ho Chi Minh đô thị is characterized by the combination of many ingredients, balancing nutritious elements from meat, fish, seafood, & the freshness of vegetables & tubers. A variety of sweet và sour flavors and a variety of cooking methods are introduced in the way of cooking và mixing ingredients from other cuisines such as Thai, Chinese, Indian, French... through transformation và creativity. Vietnamese people create the quintessence of street food culture.


This is a quality element of Saigon street food because the dishes are everywhere, all over the street, with countless choices from vermicelli, cake, rice, dessert.... along with quiông xã & convenient service with options that can be eaten on-site or taken away, is the hallmark of street food.

Cheap price

The dishes here are extremely cheap và reasonable for all types of diners. The average price of each street food is only about $1 - 1.5.

II - Saigon street food tours guide

1 - Ben Tkhô cứng market in district 1

Ben Tkhô hanh Market in District 1 is a symbol as well as one of the must-see attractions in Saigon. Not only selling essential goods, this place is also voted by Food & Wine Magazine as one of the 10 most attractive street food destinations on the planet in 2012.

The food court in the market is always vibrant và crowded with compact stalls that are uniquely decorated, selling most Vietnamese street food. The Ho Chi Minch street food market serves about 200 different dishes, some typical dishes you should try such as Saigon broken rice, bun mam (fermented fish sauce noodle), crab vermicelli, vermicelli noodles, banh beo, snails & grilled seafood, seven-colored sticky rice and hundreds of kinds of desserts…

- Mắm noodles: Phan Boi Chau Street (East Gate of Ben Tkhô nóng Market)

- Bun Rieu (northern crab noodle soup) at No.4 Phan Boi Chau, Ben Tkhô nóng ward

- Co Mai rice noodle, stall 10đôi mươi, Ben Thanh market, Ben Tkhô cứng ward, district 1.

- Southern crab noodle soup stall at No.1301, Ben Thanh market.

- Mixed rice paper at Ut Ngoc - stall 1257, the east gate 11, Ben Tkhô nóng market, Phan Boi Chau street.

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2 - Co Giang street - Awesome place khổng lồ enjoy the best street food in Saigon Vietnam


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Co Giang Street - located in the southwest of District 1 is also one of the famous and long-standing food courts in Saigon. Here the food stalls are not too crowded lượt thích other food streets, the food shops here are diverse with long-standing traditional dishes. Some famous dishes in this food area such as Co Giang sweet desserts, grilled pork vermicelli, steamed bread, coconut ice-cream with sticky rice, offal porridge, broken rice, grilled beef wrapped in guise leaves, char siu dry noodles,....

Some of the best street food Saigon district 1 và places lớn eat:

- Ms. Tuyen grilled meat noodle soup - No.195 Co Giang Street

+ Opening hours: 7:00 - 20:00

+ Price: 30,000 - 50,000 VND (~ $1.3 - 2.15)

- Lady Ut porridge - No.193 Co Giang street

+ Opening hours: 6:00 - 14:00

+ Price: đôi mươi,000 - 30,000 VND (~ $0.86 - 1.3)

- Grilled beef wrapped in guise leaves - No.92 Co Giang street

+ Opening hours 16:00 - 22:00

+ Price: 25,000 - 35,000 VND (~ $1.07 - 1.5)

- Coconut Ice-cream with sticky rice - No.69 Co Giang street:

+ Opening hours: 16:00 - 22:00

+ Price: 10,000 - 25,000 VND (~ $0.43 - 1.07)

- Co Giang sweet soup - No.85 Co Giang street

3 - Tran Khac Chan Street - District 1

Tran Khac Chan Street in District 1 Ho Chi Minch City is a culinary “mecca” in Saigon. There are many delicious and cheap dishes typical of Saigon street food such as fried flour, southwest fish sauce noodle soup, crab noodle soup, ribs porridge, snails dishes, fish sauce hotpot, durian cake ...

Some places to eat:

- Crab noodle soup - No.87 Tran Khac Chan street

+ Opening hours: 14:00 - 21:00

+ Price: 35,000 - 40,000 VND

- The rice noodle soup - No.124 Tran Khac Chan street

+ Opening hours: 13:00 - 22:00

+ Price: 35,000 - 60,000 VND

- Dumplings - No.77 Tran Khac Chan street

+ Opening hours: 11:00 - 21:00

+ Price: đôi mươi,000 - 35,000 VND

- Ms.Hao rib porridge - No.109/15 Tran Khac Chan street

+ Opening hours: 8:00 - 21:00

+ Price: 30,000 - 60,000 VND

4 - Nguyen Thuong Hien Street - District 3


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Nguyen Thuong Hien street- one of the best places to sample the best street food in Ho Chi Minh city Vietphái nam. Located in district 3, Nguyen Thuong Hien is a straight and narrow street but has long been famous as a paradise of mixed rice paper & countless other attractive dishes such as spring rolls, grilled pork rolls, cheese toast, sweet plain rice flan cake, sweet potatoes shake with salted plum.

Some places to lớn eat:

- Spring rolls - No.297 Nguyen Thuong Hien street

+ Opening hours: 11:00 - 21:00

+ Price: 15,000 - 50,000 VND

- Crab soup with northern herbs và eggs - No.225 Nguyen Thuong Hien street

+ Price: 135,000 - 30,000 VND

- Mr.Vien mixed rice paper - No.38 Nguyen Thuong Hien street

+ Opening hours: 11:30 - 19:00

+ Price: 15,000 - 20,000 VND

- Sweet potatoes shake with plum - No.7 Nguyen Thuong Hien street

+ Opening hours: 10am-9pm,

+ Price: 10,000 - 25,000 VND

5 - Turtle Lake - District 3

Street food here is extremely diverse and cheap. You can enjoy flavorful turtle lake Saigon street food dishes such as mixed rice paper, rice paper rolls, fried corn, black rice yogurt,...

- Grilled rice paper: 15,000 VND

- Mixed rice paper: đôi mươi,000 VND

- Stir-fried corn: 15,000 - đôi mươi,000 VND

6 - Alley 284 Le Van Sy - District 3

Alley 284 Le Van Sy - a small alley located in District 3 located next to the Ho Chi Minch City Pedagogical University. This is the gathering place of many inexpensive sầu restaurants, a familiar destination for young people & students. The Saigon street food dishes that visitors should enjoy when coming here are spring rolls, broken rice, fried flour, Quang noodles, Cao Lau noodles, Vietnamese pancakes, and Hue dishes.

Some places to lớn eat

- Central region duck cake và Hue mussel rice - No.284/9 Le Van Sy:

+ Opening hours: 16:00-20:30

+ Price: 15,000 - 22,000 VND

7 - Vinh Kkhô nóng Street - District 4

Vinch Khanh Street in District 4 is famous for its countless delicious Ho Chi Minh city street food such as barbecue, hot pot, snail, and seafood restaurants. Snails here are extremely diverse, you can enjoy boiled snails, snails fried with spicy tamarind, snails fried with lemongrass & chili, grilled snails,... This food street is especially crowded và busy in the evening when young people begin lớn gather around small plastic tables, talk & enjoy food.

- Ốc Thảo (Thao snails) - No.383 Vinh Kkhô cứng street

+ Opening hours: 7pm - 1am

+ Price: 100,000 - 165,000 VND/ serving

- Chilli - Grilled & hot pot Búp Phê - No.232 Vinc Khanh street - one of the best Saigon street food khổng lồ try at night

+ Opening hours: 4pm - 0am

+ Price: 50,000 - 100,000 VND/ serving

- Lăng Quán - No.38/31 Vinc Kkhô hanh street

+ Opening hours: 3pm - 10pm

+ Price: 150,000 - 275,000 VND/ serving

8 - Chinatown in Saigon


Source: ChinatownSaigonCafe

In Saigon, the Chinese live sầu mainly in districts 11, 5, 6 of which the Cho Lon area in District 5 is considered the most chất lượng & impressive Chinatown. Chinatown is also a culinary paradise with many attractive dishes such as duông xã noodles, various types of noodle soup, dumplings, bread, etc. Across the street, the Saigon street food truck, food stalls are always crowded & attract passersby with the wonderful aroma of food.

- Roasted duông chồng with black pepper sauce at Tran Quang Ky

+ Address: No.390 Tran Phu street, Ward 7, District 5

+ Opening hours: 6am - 8:30pm

+ Price: 380,000 VND/ serving

- Thien Thien dumplings

+ Address: No.195 Ha Ton Quyen street, District 11

+ Opening hours: 1:30pm - 1:30am

+ Price: 30,000 - 45,000 VND/ serving

9 - Van Kiep Street - Binch Tkhô nóng District

If you are looking for a place for the best street food in Ho Chi Minch in the Binch Thanh khô district, you should not miss the street food on Van Kiep Street. Famous dishes here such as: smoothies, pork rolls soup, Da Lat grilled spring rolls, beef vermicelli, Van Kiep heart porridge, Quyen vermicelli, dumplings, Van Kiep egg rolls...

- Van Kiep egg steamed rice rolls (Vietnamese Banh Cuon)

+ Address: No.55/19 Van Kiep street

+ Opening hours: 5am - 11pm

+ Price: 20,000 - 25,000 VND/ serving

- Dalat grilled spring rolls

+ Address: No.69 Van Kiep street

+ Opening hours: 10am - 10pm

+ Price: đôi mươi,000 - 60,000 VND/ serving

- Rice noodle soup (Vietnamese Banh Canh)

+ Address: No.53 Van Kiep street

+ Opening hours: 9am - 11pm

+ Price: 20,000 - 30,000 VND/ serving

10 - Su Van Hanh Street - District 10

Su Van Hanh Street is not only famous for karaoke bars but also has a lot of attractive street food. The top famous dishes for a perfect Saigon street food walking tour includes Khuc Bach sweet soup, pancakes, sweet soup served on a tray, fried fish balls, fried rice flour cake

- Phuc Beo - Nha Trang fish noodles soup

+ Address: No.772C Su Van Hanh Street

+ Opening hours: 7:30am - 9:30pm

+ Price: trăng tròn,000 - 60,000 VND

- Nguyen Huong sweet soup

+ Address: No.29 Lot H Ngo Gia Tu Apartment, Su Van Hanh street

+ Opening hours: 4pm - 11pm

+ Price: 8,000 - 35,000 VND

11 - Phan Van Han Street - Binh Thanh hao District

Phan Van Han Street, located at the foot of Thi Nghe Bridge, has long been a destination for students when they want khổng lồ enjoy cheap food. Two of the must-try dishes here are 20-year-old fried dough located on the corner of Phan Van Han và Xo Viet Nghe Tinc streets or the famous duchồng noodle dish of Luong Ky Mi Gia restaurant.

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III - The best street food tour in Saigon

If you want lớn have more experience with the locals và have sầu a passion for finding something new and unspoiled, booking a food tour is the way better.

1 - Saigon Food Tour

- Address: R604, No.133 Ba Trac Street, District 8, City. Ho Chi Minc City

2 - Intrepid Urban Adventure - Saigon street food by night