the best food in ho-chi-minh city

Get a real taste of Saigon on an immersive food tour and dinner with a local guide!

Experience Ho Chi Minh City like a local!

Ho Chi Minh City is an energetic, bustling city that's buzzing with life. Also referred to as Saigon, it's the largest city in Vietnam and is known for being chaotic and hot. But look beyond first appearances and you'll find a unique city with lots of fun things to do!

With an interesting mix of modern skyscrapers and traditional homes and food markets, Ho Chi Minh City is a one-of-a-kind travel destination. There are many historic sites that are worth visiting when you first arrive, like the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Saigon Skydeck, and the War Remnants Museum.

Saigon is also known for its delicious cuisine, so don't miss your chance to try delicious Vietnamese delicacies like Banh Mi, Pho soup, spring rolls and more at local restaurants or with one of our Ho Chi Minh Eatwith hosts! They'll give you an authentic taste of local cuisine at lunch or dinner in their homes, or will show you around the city at one of their amazing food tours.

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Try one of our immersive dinners, lunches, brunches, tastings, food tours and cooking classes with local hosts.

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Dinner parties with chefs in their homes

  • Our hand-selected local hosts create unique dining experiences in their own homes or private venues. Check if wine is included in your experience!
  • Browse the menu and contact your host if you have any dietary requirements. They can create a custom menu just for you.
  • Dine at a communal table with Amsterdam locals and other people from around the world.

explore ho chi minh city like a local!

The eatwith way...

Ho Chi Minh City is known for it's buzzing energy, hot weather, historical sites, and delicious cuisine. A great way to get a taste of the local food is to try out the various street food stalls that dot the city. From spicy meat sandwiches called Banh Mi to the traditional soup called Pho, Ho Chi Minh City is a delight for the adventurous food traveler.

If you're looking for a fun thing to do in Saigon, why not try a motorcycle food tour with one of our Eatwith hosts? They'll drive you around the city and take you to the best street food spots around town, and will teach all you about the history of the food and the city.

Whether you chose to explore the city by day or by night, there are so many amazing things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. Be sure to visit some of the many impressive temples and busy food markets, and especially one of the unforgettable floating markets! These markets are just like traditional markets, except that all the food and produce are sold on boats. The closest floating market to Ho Chi Minh is the Cai Be market, and you won't want to miss it!

If you're looking for even more fun things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, why not book a dining event with one of our local hosts? They'll give you the best advice on where to go, what to see and what to do, just like only a local can!

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