Luxury restaurants in HCMC’s central tourist district

These are seven restaurants in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City’s Area 1 that are highly recommended among the deportee community for a fine eating experience.

Esta Saigon Restaurant on Tran Quy Khach Street near Tan Dinh Market opened five years ago.

With a limited area of 35 seats, the restaurant supplies a comfy environment, allowing guests to quickly observe exactly how the chefs prepare their trademark dishes, consisting of Sichuan Style Mulwarra Lamb Saddle, Angus Veal Carpaccio as well as Angus Beef Tartare.

The restaurant is open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Prices begin with VND1.9 million ($81) per person.

Anan Saigon Dining establishment, situated inside an old market on Load That Dam Street near Bitexco Financial Tower, was called the most effective restaurant in Asia by industry specialists and world travelers and also at this year’s Globe Culinary Awards.

The restaurant is popular for its $100 banh mi (Vietnamese sandwich) that is topped off with French foie gras, truffles, a traditional garnish of chopped cucumbers, cilantro as well as mint as well as offered with a side of fried sweet potatoes and relish.

The restaurant’s banh mi created by the dining establishment’s proprietor and also cook, Peter Cuong Franklin, who wants to offer restaurants with a fine dining experience.

Various other signature recipes at Anan consist of banh xeo taco, a meal consisting of banh xeo (main Vietnamese pancake) folded into the shape of a Mexican taco and filled with shrimp and also pork, Hanoi-style grilled catfish or beef stew.

The dining establishment is open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Costs begin with VND185,000.

Il Corda Charcoal Steakhouse on Le Thanh Ton St., one of the city’s busiest traveler roads, generally serves signature steaks grilled on charcoal.

Developed like a standard Japanese steakhouse, the dining establishment supplies both interior as well as outside seats.

Its trademark meals consist of charcoal-grilled beef costs tongue steak, black angus steak and unami steak.

On top of that, guests can buy side recipes such as French fries, steamed rice, luscious mashed potatoes, garlic fried rice and creamed spinach.

The restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and also from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Prices range from VND100,000 to VND2.9 million.

Sol Kitchen & Bar on Ly Tu Trong St. mostly serves Latin American-style meals including yellowtail Tuna Tartare, red Spanish shellfishes, Salmon Tiradito, pork knuckle carnitas, barbequed Mackerel and beef cheeks.

Developed in a blend of Spanish and also Mediterranean style design with rattan ceiling lights, the color motif of the restaurant is white and brownish.

It is open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Rates range from VND150,000-1.8 million.

BUP Sky Lounge & Dining Establishment, on the roof of the Odys Boutique Resort near Ben Thanh Market, offers a vantage point to see the city from above.

The restaurant offers buffet dining throughout breakfast and also offers an a la carte food selection for lunch as well as dinner with a broad selection of Vietnamese street food and regular European dishes.

Diners can enjoy baked Japanese oysters with garlic butter sauce, barbequed American beef salad as well as French onion soup with garlic salute.

The restaurant goes to 67-69 Nguyen Thai Binh Street and also open from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Prices start from VND699,000 ($30) per person.

Quince Saigon Dining Establishment at 37bis Ky Disadvantage St. is not far from the Ben Thanh Market and also Nguyen Hue pedestrian road.

Led by acclaimed chefs Julien Perraudin and also Charlie Jones, the dining establishment specializes in European-style recipes. The highlight of the dining establishment is that all recipes are barbequed in wood fire stoves.

Its signature meals include smoked potato lotion, tomatoes as well as jamon jam, cured salmon, and scallop tonkotsu.

The dining establishment is open from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Prices range from VND160,000-1.3 million.

The Log Dining establishment, located on the roof flooring of the Gem Fixate Nguyen Binh Khiem St., simply a few actions from the Saigon Zoo Arboretum, takes inspiration from a wood treehouse which’s why its inside is enhanced with red-brown timber paneling.

Eco-friendly plants are also an emphasize at the dining establishment that supplies an airy and also comfy environment.

The restaurant offers both a buffet and also a la carte food selection. Advance reservation is needed.

The dining establishment is open from 6 p.m. up until 11 p.m. on weekdays and also until twelve o’clock at night on Saturdays as well as Sundays.

Costs vary from VND180,000 to VND1.35 million.