Most renowned restaurants in Saigon

Being the land of property and diversity, Saigon offers world-class and Michelin restaurants that will surely please the most skeptical customers.

Most renowned restaurants in Saigon
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Being the land of property and diversity, Saigon offers world-class Michelin restaurants that will surely please the most skeptical customers. Here are the restaurants that offer the best cuisine experience in Ho Chi Minh City.

Jardin Des Sens

Wagyu rib eye in Jardin Des Sens. Photo by Jardin Des Sens 

This restaurant serves compelling French and Mediterranean cuisine crafted by Michelin-starred chefs Jacques and Laurent Pourcel. Their dishes are combinations of anticipation and surprises created by the contrast of flavors and sensations. Their culinary style is described as "complex in ingredients, rich in flavor, but simple to understand" by The New York Times.

This place offers phenomenal courses, service, and a great dining atmosphere inside a modern, cozy European-influence space.

Phu Quoc Cobia in Jardin Des Sens. Photo by Jardin Des Sens
  • 📍 251 Dien Bien Phu Street Entrance - 31C Le Quy Don, HCMC.
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM & 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
  • 📞 028 3930 3394
  • 💸 909,091 - 4,090,909 VND
  • Cuisine: French, European, Contemporary
  • jdspourcel.com

La Villa French Restaurant

Outdoor space at La Villa French Restaurant. Photo by La Villa French Restaurant

In an elegant colonial-style villa in District 2, you can enjoy Provence cuisine prepared by the talented French Chef Thierry Mounon and his wife, Tina. The authentic French atmosphere satisfies customers the most, from the quiet, personable space to the services and food.

It would be best to skip Lobster Menu; don't forget to get some diligence from their delicious dessert.

La Villa French Restaurant. Photo by La Villa French Restaurant
  • 📍14 Ngo Quang Huy, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, HCMC.
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM & 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
  • 📞 028 3898 2082
  • 💸1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • lavilla-restaurant.com.vn

Le Corto

Beef steak in Le Corto. Photo by Le Corto

The plates in this restaurant have the spirit of French haute cuisine infused with local's flavors. The exploring attitude embedded in the name of this restaurant is shown through their excellent delivery of modern French fine cuisine. Corto is the son of a British sailor and a Gypsy-Romanian witch. He represents Western sophistication and an unbeatable desire to explore the world.

Dinner in Le Corto. Photo by Le Corto
  • 📍 5D Nguyen Sieu Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCMC.
  • 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
  • 📞 028 3822 0671
  • 💸 227,273 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: French, Healthy
  • lecortovietnam.com

R&J Italian Lounge & Restaurant

Head chef in R&J. Photo by R&J

R&J is the short name for Romeo & Juliet. This restaurant's finest ingredients are carefully selected, from the freshest seafood to high-quality imported beef. The intimate and elegant cigar lounge offers customers premium spirits and the best cigars.  

  • 📍 22 - 36 Nguyen Hue Blvd. Level B1, The Reverie Saigon, HCMC.
  • 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • 📞  08 3823 6688
  • 💸 1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: Italian

Anan Saigon

Vietnamese baguette in Anan Saigon. Photo by Anan Saigon

The award-winning chef Peter Cuong Franklin is the man behind the excellence of Anan Saigon. He uses fresh local ingredients from local markets incorporated with French culinary techniques to create such flavorsome dishes that pair perfectly with the bar's diverse selection of local craft beers, local wines, and tropical cocktails. With the vision of a bring rich cultural and historical values into the cuisine with international progress.

This restaurant locates in Ton That Dam old market, right in the city center of Ho Chi Minh. The location delivers the most authentic local experiences that match Chef Peter's vision and cuisine style.

Mushroom Tart in Anan Saigon. Photo by Anan Saigon
  • 📍 89 Ton That Dam Street, District 1, HCMC.
  • 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • 📞 090 479 29 20
  • 💸 1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese, International, Asian
  • anansaigon.com

Noir. Dining in the dark

Menu at Noir. Photo by Noir

An exotic experience for your senses when having meals at this restaurant. Noir recognized that people enjoy food by tasting and smelling but with five senses, including sight. So Noir provides a cuisine experience that excludes the view. In that circumstance, other senses will come alive more than ever, and you will taste food with all intentions.

Dark experience in Noir. Photo by Noir
  • 📍178-180D Hai Ba Trung, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM & 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • 📞 028 6263 2525
  • 💸 477,273 - 659,091 VND

SORAE Sushi & Lounge

Dining in Sorea. Photo by Sorea

The name Sorea means above the sky, which also addresses the location of this sushi lounge. Located on the 24 & 25th floor of the AB Building in District 1, they offer a spectacular city view and the finest sushi.

Sorea carefully selects fresh and high-quality seafood from famous Tsukiji, Osaka's fish markets, and local fresh fish markets. Besides their notorious sashimi, the restaurant offers a Yakitori & Beer Kitchen area, where dishes like yakitori grill or Angus beef are freshly grilled on fire for the best eating experience.

Dining in Sorea. Photo by Mary Deroux
  • 📍 76A Le Lai Street, District 1 Level 24 & 25 AB Tower, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM & 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • 📞 028 3827 2372
  • 💸 227,273 - 1,136,364 VND

Have a great time enjoying the finest Michelin's quality restaurants in Saigon!