Something amazing about Saigon, is that there are so many things popping up. One day there is this and the other day there is that. Food courts are becoming popular here. You will find food court in every single shopping mall, but you will also find some surprising and unique food court in the heart of Saigon. Here are 3 food courts to discover if you have friends visiting or if you want to explore what the city has to offer.
81 Food Court
This is the newest one located on Nguyen Hue. If you know Nguyen Hue enough, you will know that there are already several food courts already: Cocochin, Food Central, etc. This food court is different from the other because you can combine shopping and food. Indeed, you will find several shops that sell fashion items and accessories. On the ground floor, you will have limited choices for food. They serve Bun Bo Hue for roughly 50,000 VND. It is a good place for a coffee as a Katrina is implemented there.
This food court is located on the 3rd floor of RuNam Café on 40 – 42 Phan Boi Chau in district 1. Just right next to Ben Thanh Market. You may not notice it if you dont look up, also because you have to go through RuNam Café to get up there. On the top floor, there is Ga_O concept store, a great place to find nice and good quality gifts. On the third floor, you will find a small food court where they serve all traditional Vietnamese dishes.
Ben Thanh Street Food Market
This place is famous when you are travelling in Vietnam and are looking for places to visit. But when you are well established and haven’t been through all the tourist spots, you may have miss this food court nearby Ben Thanh market. Located on 6-28-30 Thu Khoa Huan street, Ben Thanh Food Court offers a large choice of food. They serve Vietnamese traditional dishes, Indian and Thai food, fresh juices and smoothies, beers. You order and pay first, then you get your sit, and they will bring your food when it is ready. There are 2 spaces to sit and eat, one at the front and one at the back. You can see many tourists and local young people. It is not the best food but it is good enough and cool to friend along a friend or family visiting.