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 you can have in Ho Chi Minh City:

Jardin Des Sens

Wagyu rib eye in Jardin Des Sens. Photo by 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 culinary style is described as "complex in ingredients, rich in flavor, but simple to understand" by The New York Times. Their dishes are combinations of anticipation and surprises, created by the contrast of flavors and sensations.

This place offers phenomenal courses and 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 ‌‌
  • Address: 251 Dien Bien Phu Street Entrance - 31C Le Quy Don, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM & 6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
  • Website: http://jdspourcel.com/
  • Phone: 028 3930 3394
  • Price range: 909,091 - 4,090,909 VND
  • Cuisine: French, European, Contemporary
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner & Drinks
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Gift Cards Available.

La Villa French Restaurant

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

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

You should not skip Lobster Menu, and don't forget to get some diligence from their delicious dessert.

La Villa French Restaurant. Photo by La Villa French Restaurant
  • Address: 14 Ngo Quang Huy, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM & 6:45 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Fanpage: https://www.lavilla-restaurant.com.vn/
  • Phone: 028 3898 2082
  • Price range: 1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: French
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine, and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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 the 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
  • Address: 5D Nguyen Sieu Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
  • Fanpage: hhttp://lecortovietnam.com/
  • Phone: 028 3822 0671
  • Price range: 227,273 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: French, Healthy
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner & Brunch
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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 nest cigars.  

  • Address: 22 - 36 Nguyen Hue Blvd. Level B1, The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Fanpage: https://www.thereveriesaigon.com/restaurants-bars-2/rj/
  • Phone: 08 3823 6688
  • Price range: 1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Meals: Dinner & Drinks
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Jazz Bar

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. With the vision of a bring rich cultural and historical values into the cuisine with international progress. He uses local fresh 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.

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
  • Address: 89 Ton That Dam Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Fanpage: https://anansaigon.com/
  • Phone: 090 479 29 20
  • Price range: 1,136,364 - 2,272,727 VND
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese, International, Asian
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night & Drinks
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service.

Noir. Dinning 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 the cuisine experience that excludes the view. In that circumstance, other senses will come alive more and ever, and you will taste food with all intentions.

Dark experience in Noir. Photo by Noir
  • Address: 178-180D Hai Ba Trung, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM & 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Fanpage: http://www.noirdininginthedark.com/
  • Phone: 028 6263 2525
  • Price range: 477,273 - 659,091 VND
  • Cuisine: European, Asian, Vietnamese, Healthy, International, Fusion
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner & Drinks
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Wifi, Gift Cards Available, Reservations, Table Service

SORAE Sushi & Lounge

Dinning 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 in town.

Sorea carefully selects fresh and high-quality seafood directly 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.

Dinning in Sorea. Photo by Mary Deroux
  • Address: 76A Le Lai Street, District 1 Level 24 & 25 AB Tower, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Opening hours: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM & 5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Fanpage: https://www.soraesushi.com/
  • Phone: 028 3827 2372
  • Price range: 227,273 - 1,136,364 VND
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Grill
  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner & Brunch
  • Description: Vegetarian Options, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Seating, Validated Parking, Valet Parking,  Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music

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