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4 street food shops of the Golden Temple in Ho Chi Minh City for people who love Thai food

If you crave the cuisine of the Golden Temple but can’t go right away, visit the 4 Thai food stalls present in Ho Chi Minh City.

Surely, there are many followers who love Thai cuisine because of the harmony between sour, spicy, salty, and sweet flavors. However, you are not always ready to travel to your country to satisfy your passion for food. Don’t worry, here is a list of the top 4 restaurants in Saigon with authentic Thai dishes at reasonable prices that you cannot ignore.

Russia I Li

Address: 15/32 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ben Nghe, District 1

Price: 30,000 – 50,000 VND (2$)

Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00

Ngam I Li brings the feeling of a miniature Phuket right in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. The shop specializes in selling novelty snacks in the Northern region of Thailand. These include the cool “Nam Deng” water, the “forgot to swallow” cake when eating, and the jelly and coconut milk flavor on the fatty leopard. “O Ẻo” tea with a sweet and cool taste combined from two types of jelly and red beans.

Photo: @utcunggg

Although the space is quite small, it has the style of traditional houses in Phuket. From design, color and interior. Not only that, the shop also displays a lot of pictures from Thai movies that attract young people to check-in.

4 street food shops of the Golden Temple in Ho Chi Minh City for people who love Thai food

Photo: @utcunggg, @hyebinn94, @_honeybbi

In particular, when coming here, do not forget to enjoy the chicken spring rolls with two flavors of green and red Thai milk tea. Hot waffles dipped with fatty Thai sauce, moderate sweetness, and then sipping more milk tea is the “right post”.

Hihi – All About Thai Noodle

Address: 225/7 Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Ward 5, District 3

Price: 89,000 – 105,000 VND

Opening hours: 10:00 – 21:30

True to the name “All about Thai noodle”, the shop specializes in selling “signature” noodle dishes of the land of the Golden Temple, including: Tomyum Hu Tieu and Hu Tieu Thuyen served with water spinach, bean sprouts, pork skin and tofu. A bowl of noodle soup with sweet and sour broth, topping includes egg yolks, fried wontons, sliced ​​meat, shrimp, squid, fish cakes, beef balls, minced meat… extremely “tasteful”. Boat noodle soup with herbal flavor, rich broth, with beef topping, encrusted beef. In addition, the shop also sells fish sauce, mango sticky rice, Khuc Bach tea and soft drinks for people to order more.

Ảnh: @eatwithngott, @diancunghuuw, @rio.thefoodlist_

The space of the restaurant is extremely impressive, decorated with two main color tones, white and red. Each table is arranged with flowers, trees are arranged interlaced, there is a counter for you to make your own mix to suit your taste. Items such as bowls, cups and plates are invested by the owner similar to the shops in Thailand. An interesting thing is that the restaurant has an open kitchen space, which looks quite neat.

Photo: @hifasne_

Photo:, Hihi Fanpage

Thai Giant Ribs Thuy Truc

Address: Opposite 112 Chu Van An, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District (area C, Thuy Truc coffee shop)

Price: 100,000 – 150,000 VND

Opening hours: 15:00 – 22:00

Spicy ribs are no stranger to Thai food lovers. The ribs here are extremely famous with many versions of small, medium and super large sizes. Quality ribs, hot, meat is well marinated, tender and fragrant. In addition, here also sell a lot of dishes such as: Thai steamed clams, fried rice, cheese oysters, raw shrimp with Thai sauce… The space of the restaurant is a spacious and airy garden that is quite suitable for friends, office brothers and sisters meeting.

Photo: @ruahaman, Le Thao Tran

Thai noodle soup – Pi Thai


CN1: 182 Tran Quang Khai, Tan Dinh, District 1

CN2: 128 Cao Thang, Ward 4, District 3

Price: 35,000 – 65,000 VND

Opening hours: 06:00 – 21:00

This is the hot noodle shop on Tiktok that everyone’s family check-in. The restaurant is in the style of “street food”, so the space is just enough and popular. Delicious noodles for you to try include: Traditional Hu Tieu and Tomyum Hu Tieu. Traditional noodle soup with rich broth, seasoned to taste and has two types of water for you to choose from: clear water and cloudy water (fatty taste from blood and bone broth). Tomyum noodle soup here is pure sour and spicy and does not use coconut milk. Topping is similar to that in Thailand: lean pork, minced beef, liver, intestines and poached eggs.

Photo: @openmymindforfood, @_kat0608

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