7 districts, 3 markets, 2 street food areas, 6 famous restaurants & food stalls, 10 specialty dishes
1st stop: Over 30-year-old Bot chien restaurant
- Pan-fried scrambled egg rice cake
2nd stop: Over 30-year-old Bo la lot restaurant
- Grilled beef in wild betel leaf
3rd stop: Ho Thi Ky flower & Cambodian market
- Grilled girdle banana cake
- Try to grill the cake on charcoal yourself
4th stop: Ngo Gia Tu old appartment building & street food area & a dessert shop since 1975
- Mixed fruit dessert or Coconut ice cream
5th stop: Long-standing Com tam restaurant
- Broken rice with grilled pork
6th stop: Former mafia hotspot but a hustle street food area in the recent & Xom Chieu night food market & Vinh Khanh snail street
- Steamed clam with lemongrass
- Grilled scallop with green onion oil
- Stir-fried morning glory
- Fertilized duck egg if you dare enough
- Local beer
- Non-seafood dishes are available if you can’t eat seafoood and snails
or Stir-fried mud-creeper with coconut milk
Bonus hidden places
- Nguyen Thien Thuat apartment buildings
- Through lots of hidden alleys
Price $45 USD or 1,050,000
- Child under 2 years: free
- Child from 3 to 7 years (sit on the same motorbike with one adult): 27 USD
- Child from 8 to 12 years: 40 USD
- Pay in advance or at the end of the tour in USD or VND cash
- Free cancelation
Start time flexible
Duration 4 hours
- Travel insurance
- Free hotel pickup and drop off
- Bottle of mineral water
- English speaking guide
- Motorbike, fuel, high-quality helmet, rain poncho (if needed)
- All foods & drinks
- Pictures from your tour (emailed later)
Our talented guide with the motorbike picks you up at your hotel (or any location requested by you). After a short riding instruction and program introduction of Night Saigon Food Tour by Motorbike, we hop on the motorbike. The guide makes sure you are ok on the motorbike before weaving around the main streets and narrow alleyways to see the city.
1st stop: We stop at over 30-year-old Bot Chien Dat Thanh – the oldest and most famous places to eat Pan-fried scrambled egg rice cake and Dumplings. Two of these foods are Saigon’s specialty foods which perhaps could not be found in other regions. The guide shows you how the skillful cook fry Pan-fried scrambled egg rice on the large flat pan until crispy.
2nd stop: After that, we have a short walk on the pavement to reach an over 30-year-old restaurant to see how they grill beef wrapped in green wild betel leaf. The sweet smell can make you would like to eat this food right away. The guide shows you how to eat the grilled beef with rice noodles with vegetables, herbs, rice noodles, rice paper, and special sauce.
3rd stop: Passing though Nguyen Thien Thuat buildings since the 1960s, we stop at Ho Thi Ky flower market is the biggest flower market and known as the non-sleeping market. Coming here, you have a chance to walk through alleyways lined with flower shops with thousands of colorful and sweet-smelling flower. Trolling to Cambodian market hidden in Ho Thi Ky, you can immerse your self into local life, and learn to grill a banana girdle cake and enjoy the crispy and smelling cake.
4th stop: It is time to zip through Saigon and reach one of the oldest apartment buildings, see the old architecture and visit a small old pagoda. The area is overwhelmed with busy night street food stalls which are the favorite of locals. It is a chance to eat Coconut ice cream at a dessert shop since 1975 or eat crispy Vietnamese pancakes at a Banh xeo stall.
5th stop: Stopping at a long-standing Broken rice restaurant, we see how they grill pork on charcoal, buy a portion of Broken rice and eat at the next stop. Broken rice should not be missed on a Saigon food tour because it is a specialty food of the city. It is a perfect blend of the broken rice, grilled pork, cucumber, pickles, green onion oil, sweet and sour fish sauce dip.
6th stop: Next, we head to District 4 a tiny humble island district separated from the city’s other parts by channels and rivers. This area is the former mafia hotspot run by Nam Cam notorious crime boss but has become a paradise of foodies. A drive around Xom Chieu market to see one of the top night street food markets to see countless stalls, foods, busy street vendors and dinners. The last and funniest stop is a restaurant in Vinh Khanh snail street where hundreds of dinner sit, eat, drink, and talk leisurely under the sky. There we enjoy the most popular dishes such as Stir-fried mud-creeper with coconut milk, Steamed clam with lemongrass, Grilled scallop with green onion oil, Stir-fried morning glory. We make sure that it will be fun to suck or use sticks to eat the snail and clam dishes. If you dare enough to try Fertilized duck egg, we are happy to help you to crack the egg an eat. If you can not eat seafood, we will order amazing meat dishes for you. We also sip some local beers, cheer “1,2,3 dzo” like locals. Just experience the “Nhau” and “Snail eating” culture with your new friends.
Lastly, the guide returns you to your hotel. It is time to say goodbye, tour ends but memories last forever.
You are welcomed to customize the tour program (INCLUDING TOUR ROUTE AND FOODS) at your wish because this is a private tour. We can accomodate all food allergies, dietary restrictions, and vegetarians. Let us know your idea when you book the tour or on the tour. You can also request a female or male guide for your tour.
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