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10 bakeries over 50 years old in Ho Chi Minh City

Among the 10 long-standing bakeries in Ho Chi Minh City, Bay Ho opened the earliest, in 1930.

Within the framework of the 1st Bread Festival, Vietnam Record Organization – VietKings has established a list of 10 famous and long-standing bread brands in Ho Chi Minh City. The selected brands have been operating for over 50 years and are now known to many people in Ho Chi Minh City and tourists.

At the announcement, Mr. Le Truong Hien Hoa, Deputy Director of the Department of Tourism, said that after more than 50 years of establishment and development, the honored brands have contributed to the formation of Vietnamese identity and culture. and help spread the image of the country’s tourism to international friends.

Seven Tiger Bread

The bakery is located on Huynh Khuong Ninh Street, District 1, open for sale from 13:30 to 19:00 daily. Seven Tigers opened its doors in 1930, has passed three generations and is known by many people in Ho Chi Minh City. Each loaf of bread here costs about 20,000 VND. The crust is ordered from a separate oven. Other ingredients such as pate, shumai, spring rolls, meat, and cotton balls are hand-made by this family shop. For more than 90 years, the bakery has kept the same recipe as it did when it first opened. Photo: Rey winter stuff

Original Bread

The first bakery of this brand opened in Hanoi in 1942, famous for its cold meat filling. In 1979, the shop owner, Nguyen Van Mieu (deceased), entered Ho Chi Minh City and three years later opened his first store here. Currently, the bakery is passed on to Mr. Nguyen Manh Tung by Mr. Mieu, the youngest of 8 children. The bakery in Hanoi is managed by the 4th daughter-in-law and granddaughter of Mieu.

The bakery in Ho Chi Minh City serves bread with 7 types of fillings on a plate including chicken liver pate, mixed cheese, ham, ham, smoked meat, served with carrots, pickled radish, cucumber and avocado. Photo: 9493 corner

Uncle Ly’s Bread

Mr. Ly’s bread is located on the corner of the sidewalk of Hai Ba Trung Street, District 3. The filling is only spring rolls, onions, and cucumbers, sold in three hours in the morning. According to the third generation, Mr. Ly is the “father” of this cake. He is a native of the North who came to Ho Chi Minh City in the 1950s, making a living by making bread. Ly’s mother has existed for more than 70 years so far. Photo: Quynh Tran

Bay Quang Bread

The shop is located on Huynh Khuong Ninh Street, District 1 with an age of more than 60 years. The bread here has a basic filling including pate, spring rolls, meat, pickled vegetables, and sauces. The name of the shop is also the name of the first owner, Mr. Quang. Currently, the bakery is taken over by Mrs. Tran Thi Chin, Mr. Quang’s daughter. Photo: Hugo finix

Hoa Ma Bread

The shop, opened by a Northern couple who immigrated to Ho Chi Minh City, has existed for 60 years, spanning three generations in the family. This place is also known as Hoa Ma pan bread because the meat filling is served in a small pan. A mix of chicken eggs, cold meat, sausages, fish cakes, hot fried spring rolls, served with bread and pickles. The shop is only open in the morning, from 6 am to 11 am daily. The price of each mixed pan is about 50,000 – 60,000 VND ($1=24,000 VND). Photo: dktan

Sang Bread

The shop is located in the capital market, district 5. In 1950, the shop was a bread cart owned by a Chinese owner. In 1982, Mr. Tang Tan, the current shop owner, took over. From a small trolley, the bakery has now moved to a corner house near the busy Five Lights.

Banh Mi Tang is famous for its bread with baked pate and shumai. In addition, the shop also serves other popular fillings such as spring rolls, cold meats. Photo: T he hungry pigg

Nhu Lan Bread

This brand owns 3 stores located on major roads, familiar to the people of Ho Chi Minh City. This shop developed from an anonymous bread cart on Ly Chinh Thang Street, District 3, since 1968.

Currently, Nhu Lan not only serves bread but also sells all kinds of pate, spring rolls, cakes, moon cakes. Branches are always crowded with shoppers. Photo : Suzukasn

Hoang Oanh Bread

The bakery has been open since 1968. For more than half a decade, Ms. Le Tran Ngoc Dung’s shop on Phan Van Han Street, Binh Thanh District is still crowded with customers queuing to buy cakes. The bread here is a traditional type with a familiar filling including pate, meat, spring rolls, cotton balls, and salted vegetables. The price of cakes ranges from 25,000-30,000 VND per loaf. Photo: Biteall food

Tuan’s Bread 7 Sweets

This brand was established by husband and wife 7 Candy around 1972. The shop originally opened at the intersection of 5 Thu Duc market, serving bread with meat. Up to now, the shop has passed three generations. From carrying street bread on the sidewalk, the bakery now has a spacious shop on Hoang Dieu Street, Thu Duc District. Not only serving traditional meatloaf, the shop also sells sticky rice, fried rice, braised beef bread and many kinds of tea. Photo: Tuan 7 Keo

Co Diep Bread

Before 1975, this bakery opened at Vo Thanh Trang small street, in Tan Binh district. After many years of operation, the shop still maintains the criteria of serving home-made ingredients. The shop is usually full of customers every morning. One of the reasons why the shop attracts customers is the fragrant, fatty pate. Photo: Food storytelling

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