An independent selection of the best eateries from fine dining to street food in Ho Chi Minh City, from Rusty Compass. No paid endorsements.

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The Old Compass Cafe, Saigon

The Old Compass Cafe is a little sanctuary of calm in Saigon's chaotic centre.  Stop by for great coffee, a Vietnamese baguette,... Read more

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The Old Compass Cafe, Saigon
3rd Floor 63/11 Pasteur St, District 1 Ho Chi Minh City - down the alley right by Liberty Citypoint Hotel
+84 28 38232969

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L'Usine Cafe, Saigon

L'Usine has had a big impact on the Saigon boutique and cafe scene since opening in 2010. So big that there are now 3, as well... Read more

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L'Usine Cafe, Saigon
151 Dong Khoi (1st floor), Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+(84-8) 6674 3565

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Coffee - the best of Saigon's cafes

Saigon's cafe scene is blossoming. This is a guide to specialty coffee in the city - the guys who put coffee front and centre. Read more

Villa Royale Antiques and Tea Rooms, Saigon

If high tea in a classic colonial era building packed with European antiques sounds appealing, spend an afternoon at Villa... Read more

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Villa Royale Antiques and Tea Rooms, Saigon
25 Ho Tung Mau, level 1, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+84 838 210 088

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Au Parc Cafe, Saigon

A popular shophouse-style Mediterranean cafe in a great location, overlooking a colonial era green space. It’s close by the... Read more

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Au Parc Cafe, Saigon
23 Han Thuyen St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+84 8 3829 2772

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Bang Khuang Cafe, Saigon

Bang Khuang is a mellow little retro cafe hidden away in an old apartment block in the heart of Saigon. Good juices and coffee,... Read more

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Bang Khuang Cafe, Saigon
9 Thái Văn Lung, Bến Nghé, 1, Hồ Chí Minh City
+84 90 366 78 88

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La Fenetre Soleil, Saigon

La Fenetre Soleil is a long term favourite Saigon cafe that's now offering a mix of entertainment by night as well. Read more
La Fenetre Soleil, Saigon
44 Lý Tự Trọng, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
(+84 8) 3824 5994

Maison Marou, Saigon

If you're in Saigon and in need of a fix of quality chocolate, head down to Maison Marou - a cafe showcasing the fine Vietnamese... Read more

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Maison Marou, Saigon
167 Calmette Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
+84 8 7300 5010

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Mekong Merchant, Saigon

A popular open-air chilled cafe in Saigon's expat ghetto, District 2, serving a mix of pastas, salads, pizzas and burgers. Not a... Read more

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Mekong Merchant, Saigon
23 Thao Dien St, An Phu, District 2, Saigon
+848 66739109

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The Workshop, Saigon

The Workshop is a serious downtown Saigon cafe, serving serious coffee, busy with serious young aspirational folk, looking like... Read more

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The Workshop, Saigon
27 Ngo Duc Ke, (upstairs, just off Dong Khoi), Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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Vintage Emporium Cafe, Saigon

A cool little cafe a little away from downtown Saigon serving tasty salads, fresh sandwiches, smoothies - and coffee of course... Read more

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Vintage Emporium Cafe, Saigon
95 Nguyễn Văn Thủ, Đa Kao, Hồ Chí Minh City
+84 90 872 95 29

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What's On At Huong Giang Hotel

Goodfellas presents : Ten Toes Down 2

Lush Saigon

So 2 Ly Tu Trong, District. 1 | Map
Sat Sep 30, 2017
11PM
Gather around for the next episode of TEN TOES DOWN party series, the sketchiest party you... Read more