Bubble Crab Soup
One of District 5’s delicacies is bubble crab soup. There are many restaurants with this dish, but for the best taste, you should come to enjoy it at Miss Lan’s Crab Soup located in the Chinese area. The specialty of this restaurant is fish bubble crab soup. With special ingredients in the dish, it is very suitable for those who love snacks and seafood.
The taste of crab soup at this delicious Saigon restaurant in District 5 can be a bit bland. But just add seasonings such as soy sauce, satay… you will have a rich, delicious soup. In addition to the crab soup filled with ingredients such as chicken, crab claws, mushrooms, quail eggs… You can also enjoy a mixed bowl of beef balls, tofu, pork skin…
- Address: 239 Luong Nhu Hoc, District 5, City. Ho Chi Minh City
- Opening hours: 11: 30 – 21: 30
- Price: 20.000đ – 40.000đ
In District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, there are many affordable late-night snack shops that are Thanh Tam tea, which is open from 9 am to 24 pm and is loved by many people. It is easy to find Chinese-flavored dishes here and the menu here is not only tea but also rich with lots of snacks.
Generally called Chinese tea because the tea dishes have Chinese flavor and there are more than 30 dishes in the tea alone, the most delicious are to mention such as Khuc Bach tea, ginseng supplement, mixed tofu, tofu tea. ki, bo bo soy milk, etc. all cost no more than 30.000 VND for a cup of tea. The restaurant’s snacks are also diverse with over 10 dishes such as: fish balls with mayonnaise sauce, fried fish balls, beef balls, flan cakes, french fries, … with only about 10.000 VND to 20.000 VND per dish.
- Address: 98 Bui Huu Nghia, Ward 7, District 5, HCMC
- Open: 10:00 – 23:00
- Reference price: 18.000 – 44.000 VND
Flan Cake 223
Flan Cake 223 Not too strange for those who love sweets, the shop is a bit small but clean and airy with enough room for 40 people to eat. With a rich menu full of flavors such as chocolate, green tea, durian, passion fruit, custard … the shop is always your interesting place to stop whenever the weather is hot, or simply when you want to find A good place to eat and chat with friends. From only 15 thousand VND, you have a delicious plate of flan.
Going around Saigon, finding a flan shop is not difficult, but it is famous for its quality and affordable price, only available in District 5, the cake has a soft texture, lightly coated with sweet and bitter caramel, and the flan is not fishy, delicious.
- Address: 223 Tran Binh Trong, Ward 3, District 5, HCMC
- Phone: 097 738 35 38
- Opening hours: 11:30 – 21:00
- Reference price: 15.000 – 22.000 VND
Grilled Fried Oysters
This is a familiar dish in recent years, but to find a place to eat late at night and delicious, very few people know. It will be great with difficult nights and barbaric weather, you can enjoy grilled oysters, a nightlife specialty in District 5 and be surprised by the very affordable price.
The oysters are separated from the shell and mixed with greasy eggs, then fried directly on the fire enough for the oysters to cook and the eggs to give off an irresistible aroma. The accompanying dipping sauce is extremely attractive sweet and sour. Surely if you have enjoyed this dish, it will make you miss the next time!
- Address: 128 Phung Hung, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
- Phone: 093 154 22 68
- Opening hours: 19: 00- 2: 00
- Price: 20.000đ – 40.000đ
Hue Banh Beo Co Ba
Located on Huynh Man Dat Street (opposite of Da Lat Coffee Street), the shop has only 4 tables, but it is always crowded with people and mainly here for take-out. With only 20k you have a plate of mixed cakes including banh beo, filter cake, nam cake… great, isn’t it? Make a bet now, what are you waiting for.
Looking at the food brought out is very attractive and delicious, and especially those who are cake lovers will be very passionate by hot cakes, flexible dough and delicious burnt shrimp served with rich, spicy, sweet and spicy fish sauce. so it’s very stimulating to the taste, more surprised when eating really full but the price is very cheap!
- Address: 120 Huynh Man Dat, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
- Opening hours: 06:00 – 19:00
- Reference price: 15.000 – 35.000 VND
Bitter Gourd, Carrot, Chili
The style of this delicious Saigon restaurant in District 5 is unmistakably Chinese with many famous restaurants and typical dishes. If you visit Saigon market, you should go to the restaurant to enjoy the special dishes of which the most prominent is bitter melon and chili pepper.
This is a rare dish in Saigon. The fried spring rolls are fried until the outer layer is golden and fragrant, which looks quite attractive. The fish cake part is not 100% fish cake because it’s only 4k/piece. But still acceptable, still tough. Eaten with the thick sauce is quite strange and delicious. If you are a customer who likes bitter and spicy bitter melon, come to District 5 to enjoy this special dish.
- Address: 202 Phung Hung, Ward 14, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
- Phone: 1900 636 091
- Opening hours: 14: 00 – 23: 00
- Price: 10.000đ – 25.000đ
Cadé sticky rice
This is a night dish that is sold until dawn the next morning and is a dish that diners hunt for at night. Simply a dish with traditional spices is very popular, because it is fragrant, flexible and helps to fill the stomach every night.
The feature of this dish is the fragrant fatty Cadé layer and the sticky rice is carefully wrapped in banana leaves, made from egg and flour ingredients and has the rich aroma of special coconut milk, making diners miss it.
- Address: 451 Tran Phu, Ward 7, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
- Opening hours: 20:00 – 5:00
- Reference price: 15.000 – 40.000 VND
Crab soup cake 14
Crab cake soup from the past to now is considered a very Vietnamese dish, because in every region there are banh chung, but not many places have such a rich and distinctive flavor as Saigon. Needless to say, if you are a tourist visiting Saigon, not enjoying banh chung is a big omission. And if you have been attached to Saigon, sometimes, crab cakes have become a familiar thing in daily life.
In Saigon, this dish is quite diverse in price, but a bowl of delicious, nutritious and cheap crab cake always receives the support of many diners. This is also one of the cheapest night dishes in District 5 and you will easily find and buy a bowl of quality banh cuon that makes you want to eat it right away. The crab has a lot of sweet and firm meat, in addition, there are also crab cakes that are very soft and sweet, the broth is rich in seasoning, eat more with quarts, it’s okay!
- 215 Tran Binh Trong, Ward 3, District 5, HCMC
- 221 Tran Binh Trong, Ward 3, District 5, HCMC
- Phone: 090 278 12 68
- Email: [email protected]
- Opening hours: 07:00 – 00:00
- Reference price: 40.000 – 60.000 VND
- Website: https://banhcanhcua14.com/
- Fanpage: https://www.facebook.com/banhcanhcua14
Beef 7 dishes
If you are a fan of nightlife, don’t forget the 7-course beef in District 5, this is a specialty of the southern region. Enjoy 7 main beef dishes, each with a unique flavor here including: beef dipped in vinegar, grilled beef with guise leaves, grilled beef with fish fat, beef satay, spring rolls, steak and beef porridge.
If you enjoy beef, please be patient to eat all 7 dishes to feel all the delicious taste of beef. When eating, you can eat it with raw vegetables, rice paper and seasoning sauce. A small note when enjoying 7-course beef in District 5 is that you must eat in the correct order to see all the deliciousness of beef dishes. Appetizer is beef dipped in vinegar. Next is beef with guise, beef with fish fat, beef with satay and spring rolls. Finally, beef steak and beef porridge. So why not go to the place of 7-course beef, right?
- Address: 978 Tran Hung Dao, Ward 7, District 5, City. Ho Chi Minh City
- Opening hours: 10: 00 – 22: 00
- Price: 300.000đ – 550.000đ
Hao Cao and Vinh Tien noodle house
Dumplings… are very famous dishes of Chinese cuisine. Surely, you are no stranger to this dish. This is a dish that is not only popular in the country of billions of people. It is also popular in other countries such as Vietnam, Korea, Japan…
In recent years, this dish has come closer to the Vietnamese people, and is famous in the Chinese area on Nguyen Trai Street. The shop opens from 4 pm and the customers come busy until the night. A big bowl of dumpling filled with meat, just eat the 3rd ball, the stomach is full, in addition, the broth is also very strange and delicious (probably the unique taste of the Chinese). In short, it is worth a try for only 30 VND.
- Address: 409/12 Nguyen Trai, District 5, HCMC
- Opening hours: 15:00 – 23:00
- Reference price: 26.000 – 33.000 VND