Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam

Bars & pubs

Due to the tropical climate, beer is a favorite beverage among locals, expats and tourists alike. Sample the Vietnamese varieties such as Saigon Red, Saigon Green, Larue, Huda, Hanoi Beer and 333 or pay a little more for an international brand. There are hardly any streets without a bar here.

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The Drunken Duck The Drunken Duck 58 Tôn Thất Thiệp, D. 1 A bar frequented by expats on popular bar street Tôn Thất Thiệp. Warda Warda Several Locations A Lebanese restaurant & bar chain with two branches in the city. Casbah Casbah 59 Nguyễn Du, D. 1 A bar and restaurant with a hidden rooftop and Arabic decor. Monsoon Monsoon 1 Cao Bá Nhạ, D. 1 An affordable restaurant serving Southeast Asian cuisine. Papagayo Papagayo 18 Trần Ngọc Diện, D. 2 A high-class French restaurant-bar lounge in District 2. Baan Thai Baan Thai 55 Thảo Điền, D. 2 An excellent Thai restaurant in District 2. Quán Ụt Ụt Quán Ụt Ụt 168 Võ Văn Kiệt, D. 1 Restaurant with slow cooked BBQ dishes from the US. Boomarang Bistro Saigon Boomarang Bistro Saigon 107 Tôn Dật Tiên, D. 7 A spacious Australian restaurant and bar in Phú Mỹ Hưng. The Tavern The Tavern R2-24 Hung Gia 3 Bùi Bằng Đoàn, D. 7 A very popular expat pub in Phú Mỹ Hưng. T & R Tavern T & R Tavern 57 Ðỗ Quang Ðẩu, D. 1 A very affordable bar where the guests choose the music. Xu Xu 71 Hai Bà Trưng, D. 1 A popular upscale restaurant and lounge bar. The Living Room The Living Room 40-42 Đông Du, D. 1 A quiet coffee shop and restaurant right in the center. The Refinery The Refinery 74 Hai Bà Trưng, D. 1 An upscale restaurant situated in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Boat House Boat House 36 Thảo Điền, D. 2 A spacious restaurant and bar with a outdoor deck in Thảo Điền. Banana Pub Banana Pub SA8-1 Nguyễn Đức Cảnh, D. 7 Casual pub in Phú Mỹ Hưng. Le Pub Le Pub Several Locations A massively popular bar chain in the backpacker area. Allez Boo Allez Boo 197 Đề Thám, D. 1 A big bar in a busy intersection located in the backpacker area. Avatar Karaoke Avatar Karaoke 63-65 Phạm Viết Chánh (Quận Bình Thạnh), D. 1 A karaoke bar with creatively themed rooms and great service. Kingdom Karaoke Kingdom Karaoke 67 Phạm Viết Chánh (Quận Bình Thạnh), D. 1 A slightly fancier karaoke bar with a good selection of songs. Vuvuzela Vuvuzela Several Locations A chain of Vietnamese beer clubs.