Saigon travel

Vietnamese food plays an important role in Vietnamese culture. This cuisine is popular and famous all over the world because of mixture between flavors and tastes.

When you travel in Saigon, there are so many local restaurants on the streets and pavements. It’s outstanding life style of Saigon people. Here is listed with our recommendation about top 05 must try Vietnamese dishes in Saigon. Let it follow these tips as a resource and inspiration for your trip in Saigon.

1/ Pho- Noodle

As considered, Pho is the most popular dish in Vietnamese food. It is mixed by a salty broth, fresh rice noodles, a sprinkling of herbs and chicken or beef.

Actually, it’s reasonable, tasty and widely available during day. You can find it in both street stalls and restaurants. It is about from 50,000 VND to 66,000 VND (from $2.5 USD).

2/ Com tam – Broken rice

It is combination of grilled marinated pork chops, plus a mixture of thinly shredded pork and pork skin over broken rice. It is particular in the morning.

Because it is a dry dish, it can normally be included in a small bowl of fish sauces and soup.

It has price about 25.000 VND to 69.000 VND (from $1.5 USD).

3/ Banh xeo – Sizzling cake

It is mixed by pork, shrimp, and bean sprouts. In addition, it has plus the garnish of fresh herbs. You roll it up in rice paper or lettuce leaves then dunk it in special sauce and enjoy deliciously.

The price is cheap, only 15,000 VND – 55,000 VND (from $1 USD).

4/ Xoi – Sticky Rice

Sticky rice is commonly popular for breakfast. It’s enough nutrition to add more energy for a new day. It can mix with slice of chicken, fired pork or eggs.

Price: 25,000 VND – 55,000 VND (from $2.5 USD)

5/ Banh mi – Vietnamese baguette Sandwich

It is filled with greens and pâté or freshly omelet. It is delicious and tasty.

There are more options with cheese, cold cuts, pickled vegetables, sausage, fried or chili sauce. Up to your demands.