How much should you expect to pay?


When you have just moved into the city, it might be hard to keep up. Everything seems to be so different, and you might be lost. Here we will share the average price of veggies, fruits and so on, for you to know how much you should expect to pay and avoid any surprises.

At the local market, per kilo and in bulk:

Veggies & Fruits:

  • Avocado: 30,000 VND from vendors on the street and 50,000 VND from a “shop”. Prices will be double price when it is not the season.
  • Green Beans: 30,000 VND in bulk and 40,000 VND the pack
  • Zucchini: 35,000 VND
  • Red Pepper: 70,000 VND
  • Green Pepper: 50,000 VND
  • Onion: 25,000 VND
  • Garlic: 50,000 VND
  • Salad (batavia): 50,000 VND
  • Tomato: 20,000 in bulk, 50,000 VND the pack of roughly 500-6000gr
  • Carrot: 25,000-30,000 VND
  • Ginger: 50,000 VND
  • Eggplant: 20,000 VND
  • Brocolis: 50,000 VND
  • Potatoes: 30,000 VND
  • Asparagus: 130,000 VND
  • Mushroom: 28,000 VND a pack
  • Cucumber: 20,000 VND
  • Lemon: 25,000 VND
  • Pineapple: 12,000 VND a piece
  • Basil, persil, aneth should be given for free


  • Beef filet: 250,000-290,000 VND
  • Chicken filet: 79,000 VND
  • Chicken wings: 90,000 VND
  • Minced pork meat: 80,000 VND


  • Prawn: 150,000 VND

A liter of gaz on the street should be: 28,000 VND

A electric bulb for your lighting should be 20,000 VND

The parking service for a motorbike should be from 5,000-10,000 VND, and can be 20,000-30,000VND if you pack on Bui Vien street.

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  1. […] Local market: If you are not afraid of the cleanliness, local market can be a very good and cheap place to buy your meat. You will find mainly chicken, beek and pork at very competitive price. Sometime it is even more fresh than at Big C. More sellers are equipped, keeping the meat into a fridge. Prices are around 70,000 VND for a kilo of chicken and 10,000 VND for 100 grammes of minced pork meat. To know more about the prices at the local market for veggies and fruits, check out article here. […]

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