Saigon Street Food 2
Saigon Street Food 2. 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.
Bột Chiên (Fried Cake) – Saigon Street Food
Bot Chien is basically fried rice cakes. In addition, this is a simple and delicious dish. The specialty is that you will not find it in luxury restaurants and just sold on the pavement. Moreover. the rice cakes are made from rice flour and tapioca starch, sliced into bite-sized pieces, then fried, normally on a hot skillet in lots of lard, along with some light seasonings, until crispy and golden brown on the edges. Once cooked, the rice cakes are topped with an egg and a handful of green onions before being served and finally enriched with egg, and with a nice smoky flavor.
Address: Alley 174 Nguyễn Thiện Thuật, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 10 am – 21 pm
Prices: 25,000 VND for a plate
Ốc (Snails) – Saigon Street Food
Similarly, snail is one of the popular and indispensable dishes of Saigon people. It could be considered a major part of the Vietnamese cuisine culture of Saigon. Typically, coming to Ốc Đào restaurant you will have the opportunity to enjoy various seafood made into the diversified dish. With different types of snails such as the sweet nail, horn nail, clam, mussel, oyster, cockle, blood cockle, scallop, shrimp, octopus … are processed into a full range of colorful dishes. Indeed, meet or chat with your and enjoy that dishes combine with a few bottles of beer to ensure you have an amazing experience.
Address: 132 Nguyễn Thái Học, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 16 pm – 23:30 pm
Prices: 50,000 VND – 150,000 VND
Hủ tiếu gõ (Noodle Cart) – Saigon Street Food
Besides, on the cold weather in Saigon, people often go to noodle carts to enjoy a hot and delicious bowl of noodles. Furthermore, some slices of meat, a little bit lettuce and a squeezed noodles in the hot pork broth create a delicious bowl of hu tieu go have long been familiar with the Saigon. Like bot chien, you can not find any noddle cart that has the same characteristics and is only available for sale on the curb or pavement. In the evening when you are hungry, wandering on a certain street, pulling on a small noodle car and enjoying a bowl of delicious noodles is also enough warm.
Address: 12A/1 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, District 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 16 pm – 02 am
Prices: 50,000 VND – 150,000 VND
Bò lá lốt (Bo La Lot) – Saigon Street Food
This is a dish not rampant, not aggressive but still quietly become a familiar dish in the lives of the people of Saigon. Then, with the rolls with marinated grilled beef wrapped inside rice paper with vermicelli, herbs, a dipping sauce made with fermented fish sauce, and chilies, which should never be forgotten. Cô Liên restaurant in District 3 is the best recommendation for you.
Address: 321 Võ Văn Tần, District 3, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 10 am – 9:30 pm daily
Price: A huge meal for two person about 132,000 VND
Trái cây tô (Fruit Bowl) – Saigon Street Food
With hot dry weather in Saigon, a cool bowl of fruit in the evening is a great idea. You will surprise to hear the offers along the Hien Thanh Road. Last but not least, you can visit any restaurant to enjoy this dish. Then, with a variety of tropical fruits combined with ice, syrup and yogurt make a cool and healthy meal.
Address: 247 Tô Hiến Thành, District 10, Hồ Chí Minh City
Open hours: 17 pm – 23 pm daily
Price: 25,000 VND
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