Saigon's Nocturnal Street Food Feast

Excursion Highlights:
  • Dive into Saigon's legendary street food scene with a local guide, and explore the bustling street stall culture.
  • Discover the nostalgic banh bo banh tieu, a street food that is a Saigonese childhood favorite.
  • Along the way you’ll gain insights into Saigon's history and the contributions of Pasteur's disciples to Vietnam's healthcare.
  • Learn about the impact of Chinese immigration at the Chua Ba Thien Hau temple, adding historical depth to your culinary journey.
  • Savor traditional Saigonese coffee at a beloved local spot, for an authentic glimpse of the city few tourists see.
Price: $39.00
Choose Options My Cruise Itinerary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Culinary, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? An approximately 8 minute taxi or shuttle (approximately $10-15 US each way, not included) is required to reach your departure location. Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.
Food/Beverage Provided Enjoy samples of Hu Tieu Bo Kho (Beef stew with noodles), xa xiu (Cantonese barbecued pork or duck), Bo la lot (barbecued minced beef), fried rice flour cake with egg and deep-fried tofu with lemongrass or salted egg yolk with green chili. Beer or soft drink and Coffee or tea will also be included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothes and sensible walking shoes or sneakers. A raincoat or umbrella would be suggested during wet or cooler weather.
Restrictions This tour can not accomodate stroller, wheelchair or walker. This tour is not recommended for guest that have mobility restrictions.

Saigon's Nocturnal Street Food Feast

Embark on a culinary adventure through Saigon's legendary street food scene with a knowledgeable local guide. Begin your Saigon food tour with authentic appetizers like chao muc (dry squid porridge) and xa xui (Cantonese barbecued pork), experiencing the fusion of Chinese flavors within Vietnamese cuisine while immersing yourself in the vibrant street stall culture.

As you explore the heart of Saigon, you'll visit a unique street food spot called banh bo banh tieu, which holds nostalgic memories for many Saigonese locals and offers insights into the history of Calmette and Yersin, two disciples of Pasteur who made significant contributions to Vietnam's healthcare system.

Experience Saigon's history and multiculturalism through its food. Mingle with locals over Saigonese coffee and street beer. Explore hidden alleys to see Saigon in a way few tourists do.

Passing by Chua Ba Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea temple, you'll learn about the rich history of Chinese immigration to Saigon. To complete your local experience, you'll enjoy coffee at a popular Saigonese coffee spot, where you'll savor coffee in the traditional Saigonese way, making you feel right at home in this bustling city. See Saigon as the sun sets and reveals a vibrant (and delicious) night scene.