Ho Chi Minh city (Sai Gon) is a big city, with a lot of restaurants and eateries. Food price is rather high, however, you can find the following addresses reasonable and suitable with your budget, but high quality and good tastes.
Top 5 budget restaurants in Ho Chi Minh city – Best places to visit in Vietnam – Vietnamese famous foods
Bahdja Restaurant, 87-89-91 Ho Tung Mau Street, District 1
This is the first Algerian restaurant of Ho Chi Minh city, which serves multi-ethnic Berber North African with Mediterranean dishes.
The restaurants brings you different feeling in a very central location of Ho Chi Minh City. It’s appreciated tidy, crisp restaurant with warm welcome and attentive service. All dishes are served at reasonable prices. Worth a visit!
Cuc Gach Quan, 10 Dang Tat, Ward Tan Dinh, District 1
Restored from an old French colonial house, using recycled materials, converted from two former family townn houses, Cuc Gach Quan serves many Vietnamese traditional dishes.
You can feel both cosy atmosphere and nostalgia feeling in this restaurant. Vietnamese cuisine is simple but wonderful with rich flavours.
The staff is attentive and friendly, and highly appreciated by visitors.
Skewers, 9A Thai Van Lung, Dong Khoi / Hai Ba Trung Area, District 1
If you are looking for something other than Vietnamese food during your trip to Vietnam, you can choose this restaurant.
It is highly appreciated for its great food and excellent service. The menu is so attractive that it will be hard for you to pick which dish you like.
Portions here are generous, tasty and the price is quite reasonable.
Huong Lai, 38 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1
Huong Lai restaurant serves Vietnamese traditional food. It is located in the loft of an old French colonial house.
All staff of Huong Lai restaurant are from needy families and street children, who were educated and trained a job here. They are also provided with a place to stay by Huong Lai restaurant.
This is a perfect place for your first dinner to Vietnam. The atmosphere is quiet and dinner quality is good. Especially, it’s hard for you to forget lovely young children staff here. It deserves your visit, and your support.
My Place, 195 Dien Bien Phu, District 3
Located in a small alley, the hidden restaurant serves dishes inspired Belgian and French cuisine. It’s a quiet and comfortable place. The food is good and price is not too expensive.
The set lunch menu offers great value to visitors. Western food in this small restaurant has home cooked European fare, and it is ideal for those looking for something different with Vietnamese food.