There are many French restaurants well-knowm among the expat community such as Le Jardin, Le Corto and The Refinery. But, there are actually others restaurants not as well-known that you should try. Some of them are having Vietnamese chefs (trained by French chef) and some are very affordable (and good), if you have a low budget and missing French food so badly.
The Mach House on 75 Pasteur street used to be a Fashion boutique on the ground floor and a restaurant on the first floor. Now, it is 100% a restaurant that can accommodate roughly 50 people. The ambiance is warm and cosy, with high chairs and tables, and comfy sofa. The restaurant serves traditional French dishes such as Cassoulet, Scallop in white wine sauce or duck magret. Roughly 270,000VND for a main course and 110,000VND for a dessert.
La Maison on 201B Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street is an indoor and outdoor restaurant. If you wish to dine outdoor, it is pretty nice because it is quiet surrounded by flower and with french songs. They offer a large menu of starters with fresh oysters for 120,000 VND the 6 pieces, and an Oyster blade for 250,000 VND with mac and cheese. It is very great value for money.
Atelier des rêves on 20/5 Ky Dong in district 3. The chef is vietnamese and french speaker. They offer typical french dished such as beef bourguignon. Starters such as carpaccio of melon, basil oil and ham serrano is 195,000 VND; Escargots Bourgogne style with garlic butter is 265,000 VND. For main courses you can have pan-fried Fish of the day with half-salt butter,
on a bed of spicy tomato, ratatouille for 315,000 VND; Boneless chicken stuffed with mushroom & foie gras, white wine sauce for 315,000 VND. The desserts are around 115,000 VND. Check out the Full menu here.
Les Délices de Mai on 60 Nguyen Cu in Thao Dien, nearby HAGL in district 2. The restaurant is really not impressive and pretty small, the cook is local but it is a really good value for money. All dishes are very simple and tasty such as chicken with mustard sauce or mushroom sauce with french fries for 110,000 VND, pork filet with pepper sauce or mustard sauce for 110,000 VND. If you want to be delivered, contact MarketOi.com