Saigon Street Food 1
Saigon Street Food 1. Sai Gon– the place converges the typical culinary culture characteristics of different regions in Vietnam and street food is one of the best features in this area. Make sure you spend at least one evening to wander on busy streets with many carts of vendors from different regions. So here are Saigon street food gems you have to try on your trip.
Bánh mì – Saigon Street Food
The first on the list is Bánh mì. This is the most characteristic dish that both local people and foreign tourists want to enjoy. It is a folk dish so you easily find dozens of carts with signs selling Bánh mì on any streets or alleys in Sài Gòn. A Bánh mì include Baguette bread, Mayonnaise, Pork Liver Pate, Honey roast gammon, Cucumber, Pickled carrot, and daikon. The combination of those ingredients creates a harmonious and delicious taste. It’s a pleasure to have a delicious Bánh mì while you’re hungry. If you’re a banh mi lover, Bánh mì Huỳnh Hoa is the great place you don’t want to miss.
Address: 26 Lê Thị Riêng, Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Open hours: About 3:30 pm-midnight daily
Price: 30,000 VND, more expensive than others, but worth it for the amount of meat.
Cơm tấm sườn nướng (broken rice with grilled pork chop) – Saigon Street Food
For the Asian people, rice is an indispensable dish in their meal. People often choose rice because it will help them to fill the stomach after hard working. Moreover, broken rice combine with a thinly grilled pork chop, served on a plate and accompanied by fish sauce dressing, cucumber pickles, green onion oil, and chilies to garnish. All make a culinary masterpiece that you definitely have to try once in your life. The fact that, cơm tấm Ba Ghiền is a reliable place to enjoy this dish.
Address: 84 Đặng Văn Ngữ, Ward 10, Phú Nhuận District, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 6 am – 10 pm daily
Prices: 40,000 VND – 66,000 VND
Gỏi cuốn (The fresh spring rolls) – Saigon Street Food
Perhaps Gỏi cuốn is a dish that many visitors know when traveling in Vietnam because of its simple nature but rich in nutrients. This particular dish can appear in any street corner or any street vendor. Vermicelli, meat, shrimps, and herbs are wrapped in a nice layer of rice paper combine with a variety of different sauces, depending on the taste of each person to create a unique flavor and folk. Although located in Nguyễn Phi Khanh one-way street, you will easily find a simple pavement restaurant decorated with some plastic tables and chairs, the cute hostess will wrap some delicious and beautiful spring rolls for you. The restaurant is located in district 1 but the price is very cheap and of excellent quality.
Address: 38 Nguyễn Phi Khanh, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 14 pm – 21 pm daily
Prices: 5,000 VND – 10,000 VND
Gỏi khô bò ( Dried beef salad) – Saigon Street Food
The dried beef salad is a simple and easy-to-prepare dish that is enjoyed by many gourmets. Dried beef is usually bovine-type lungs that are thoroughly processed, unlike pre-packaged dried beef. Indeed, the dried beef dish with papaya, laksa leaves, the sweet and sour sauce makes strange and unforgettable taste. The price is about 15,000 VND for each, sold in Le Van Tam Park, school gate. In addition, walking around the park and enjoying one amazing plate of dried beef this is a great feeling.
Address: Lê Văn Tám Park, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 12 pm – 21:30 pm daily
Prices: 15,000 VND – 22,000 VND
Bánh tráng nướng (Vietnamese Pizza) – Saigon Street Food
Located in the food market of Hồ Thị Kỷ flower street, Vietnamese Pizza was sold in a corner of the alley but extremely crowded. This dish not only attracts the majority of students that today visitors to the flower market cannot ignore this dish. With simple ingredients such as rice paper, egg, mayonnaise, cabbage, sausage, cheese baked on a charcoal stove, make a great dish. If combined with tea peach in the next is really wonderful.
Address: 57/19 Hồ Thị Kỷ, District 10, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 16 pm – 21:30 pm daily
Prices: 12,000 VND – 17,000 VND
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