Best homecooked foods in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Part 2)
In addition to 3 restaurants that serve homemade meals we introduced in Part 1, today let us take a look at some others that have the best homecooked foods in Sai Gon. There is nothing more heartwarming than a meal full of traditional dishes that have the taste just like in your childhood memory when you come home exhausted. These foods give you strength and motivation, and they are like a battery charger that energizes you at the end of the day. In case you are just too tired to cook, visit these restaurants to have a taste of homecooked foods at reasonable prices.
4. Chị Hoa Vietnamese Cuisine
It would be such a waste if one visits Ho Chi Minh City without trying out a meal at Chị Hoa Vietnamese Cuisine. There is no need for a fussy style, this restaurant providing homecooked foods with an open space will give you a nostalgic feeling. One distinguished feature of this restaurant is that you can enjoy your lovely meals while watching the chefs cooking and giving birth to those mouth-watering dishes.
A meal for two would cost only about VND 200,000 including VAT, which is not costly at all for these wonderful foods with top-notch services. The homecooked foods here are also not unfamiliar but still have their own signature tastes, such as fried spring roll with mung bean, pickles and rib soup, or brown rice and so on. All of them will be served in traditional ceramics full of Vietnamese breath.
In addition, food lovers coming here can have numerous appetizing desserts such as corn sweetened porridge, baked banana, flan or lotus seed with aloe porridge. They are all good for your health, while the delicious and pure taste will still linger in your mouth after such meal.
- 31A Lê Thánh Tôn, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- BLOQ, 19 Trần Ngọc Diện, District 2, Ho Chi Minh CIty
Open: From 7 AM to 10 PM
Price range: From VND 100,000 to VND 300,000
Website: Chị Hoa Vietnamese Cuisine
5. Mountain Retreat
In the first part of this article, we have mentioned Hẻm Quán, a restaurant that you have to walk along a long alley to reach. This time, we will show you another restaurant named Mountain Retreat, where you have to climb up 5 floors to get, just like hiking up a mountain.
The interspace of this restaurant is decorated mainly with bamboo and wooden objects. Plus, plenty of trees are planted around the area, which creates a green and fresh atmosphere and leaves people at ease. Besides, many Buddha’s statues are placed in the little corners of the restaurant and help calm the guests’ mind.
In addition to Vietnamese traditional dishes such as pancakes or spring rolls with shrimps and pork, they also offer familiar homecooked foods like fried eggs with minced meat, stir-fried sweet cabbage and garlic, chicken soup, among many other specialities. The only drawback of this place is that the parking lot is a little far from the restaurant.
Address: 5th Floor, Rooftop 36 Lê Lợi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh CIty
Open: From 10 AM to 10 PM
Price range: From VND 100,000 to VND 500,000
Website: Mountain Retreat
6. Secret Garden
Just like its name, this restaurant is like a secret fresh garden in the heart of an exotic city. It lies in an old tenement house, surrounded by a beautiful garden which is very comforting and peaceful to the guests. People setting their footsteps here not only are able to have a full family meal but also feel like they are brought to a Vietnamese village.
Secret Garden offers all the homecooked foods you can easily find in a Vietnam’s meal, for example, vegetables with sauce, or bitter melon stir-fried with eggs. They will surely leave you satisfied after finishing the foods.
Address: 158 Pasteur, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Open: From 10 AM to 10 PM
Price range: From VND 150,000 to VND 400,000
Website: Secret Garden
In these 2 articles, we have mentioned 6 of the best restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam that have homecooked foods just like in your family. If you want to know what Vietnamese local people have in their usual meals, just visit these restaurants and find the answers yourself. One thing for sure, you will not be disappointed.
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