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24 Top Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City for Veggie Lovers

24 Top Vegetarian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City for Veggie Lovers

I’m having a veggie meal on a full-moon day and suddenly think of veggie lovers visiting Ho Chi Minh City. For sure, vegetarian restaurants will be a reasonable choice for you to refresh your daily menu. Especially, vegetarian cuisine is increasingly being creative, becoming attractive and suitable for many people with different needs. Despite the changes, the vegetarian dishes still retain the full freshness of the food and provide a full range of nutrients. If you are looking for vegetarian cuisine or learning and changing your diet, here are suggestions of vegetable restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City for you.

District 1

4An Café & Vietnamese Vegetarian

– 61 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1.

A veggie meal combo at 4An Café & Vietnamese Vegetarian
A full combo at 4An Vietnamese Vegetarian. Image source:

4An Vegetarian Restaurant owns a rustic space and is close to nature. Furniture and decorations at the restaurant are made from friendly materials such as wood, bamboo, and rattan.

4An Vegetarian is ideal as a rendezvous with friends because the restaurant’s menu is quite rich. There are also combos to choose from easily. One of the favorite combos when dining here includes steamed rice, tofu skin rolled with mushroom chicken thigh, and boiled vegetables with caramelized pork dip. The combos here are quite full for one person. The price is very reasonable too. Besides, 4An Vegetarian also has home delivery, which is suitable for having lunch at the office.

Cat Tuong

– 15bis Tran Khanh Du, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1.

On a crowded and busy street of District 1 with restaurants and service shops, the delicious vegetarian restaurant Cat Tuong appears quite modest but still has a very attractive appeal. Indeed, this is one of the well-known vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City for veggie lovers here.

At Cat Tuong, you can enjoy a lot of delicious vegetarian dishes with the fresh aroma of vegetables and fruits. These can be mentioned as noodle soup, rice, and cake soup. In particular, noodle soup is highly appreciated and delicious. Most diners love this dish at the restaurant. If you have tasted this dish once at the restaurant, you will definitely want to visit it again. The other dishes are also good. Their inside space is quite quiet, in stark contrast to the bustling outside.

Đu Đủ Xanh Vegetarian

– 178A Hai Ba Trung, District 1.

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Veggie meals at Đu Đủ Xanh are not only “green” but also well decorated.
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Đu Đủ Xanh impresses customers with its luxurious space that’s designed and arranged in the Indochinese style by the owner to keep the environment closer to diners. With the desire to bring a feeling of “enough” when enjoying vegetarian cuisine, the dishes at Đu Đủ Xanh do not use too many spices but keep the inherent flavor of vegetables and fruits. In addition, the food at the restaurant is not only delicious but also satisfies the “look” of the eaters when it is very carefully and beautifully decorated.

With a price that is not too high, from only VND 70,000, you can so much enjoy frugal and healthy vegetarian dishes at this restaurant.

Hum Vegetarian

– Hum Vegetarian, Lounge & Restaurant – 2 Thi Sach, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.
– The Hum Vegetarian, Garden & Restaurant – D10, Thao Dien Ward, Thu Duc City.
– Hum Vegetarian Café & Restaurant – 32 Vo Van Tan, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3.

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Dishes at Hum Vegetarian are prepared in both traditional and modern ways.
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Although there are three branches, each branch of Hum Vegetarian is meticulously and carefully designed to bring a feeling of freshness and comfort to customers.

Hum’s menu includes a variety of vegetarian dishes prepared in both traditional and modern ways. Hence, this diversity has helped the restaurant score points with foreign diners. In addition, Hum’s dishes do not use imitation of meat and fish products but only use 100% plant materials. This helps the food here create a frugal but still have its own flavor.

Compared to other restaurants, the prices at Hum Vegetarian are quite high. However, this is still a favorite destination for those who want to enjoy vegetarian cuisine thanks to the quality of the food and the impressive space.

Phap Hoa Vegetarian Restaurant

– 198 Nguyen Cu Trinh st., Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1.

Being one of the famous vegetarian restaurants in District 1, Phap Hoa does not have the same massive scale as other luxurious vegetarian restaurants. However, the restaurant scores points for its idyllic and clean space. Here, you will enjoy a lot of delicious vegetarian dishes. Among them, the most famous dish is the vegetarian roast pork with cabbage dish. The soup is also quite delicious with lots of fresh vegetables and especially, it’s free!

The shop is not open on the 2nd and 16th every month. The restaurant is quite easy to find. Its space is a bit small but located in a central district. Therefore, this place becomes the favorite destination of many foreign tourists when looking for a vegetarian restaurant in Saigon.

Shamballa Vegetarian

– Shamballa Vegetarian, Restaurant Lounge & Cafe, 31 Ly Tu Trong, District 1.
– Shamballa Vegetarian, Restaurant & Tea House, 17-19 Trinh Van Can, District 1.

the space at Shamballa Vegetarian restaurant
The space of Shamballa is well-decor. Image source:

The space of Shamballa Vegetarian Restaurant & Tea House is quite spacious and airy, alongside simple decoration but still retains elegance and sophistication.

Not only does serving Vietnamese vegetarian dishes but the restaurant’s menu also includes European dishes. Furthermore, it keeps changing to better suit the taste of customers. If you don’t want to have a meal, you can also head to Shamballa for teas and coffees. The drink menu here is also very diverse, nutritious, and delicious.

Especially, the restaurant does not use plastic items. Instead, it uses more environmentally friendly materials such as grass, which is a really big plus!

Thong Vien Vegetarian Food

– 37b Co Bac, Cau Ong Lanh Ward, District 1.

The next delicious vegetarian restaurant in Saigon that diners cannot miss is Thong Vien. Here, there are many delicious dishes every day for you to choose for a pure vegetarian meal with family and friends. The service staff is super cute. The restaurant is quite beautiful. And the food is very good.

The attraction is the dishes that keep the pure freshness of vegetables. The shop almost does not use MSG, but the sweetness will come from naturally stewed vegetables. In addition to the popular vegetarian dishes, there are quite strange baked vegetarian dishes here. In general, the food is rich in nutrients and has a variety of flavors. Thus, diners will have many new discoveries when enjoying vegetarian food here.

District 3

Mani Vegan

– 291/2 Vo Van Tan, Ward 5, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Located in the heart of District 3, Mani Vegan is one of the delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City that is highly appreciated by many diners. This place scores by its close and warm space, giving diners the feeling of enjoying pure vegetarian meals right at their home.

In addition, Mani’s menu is extremely rich. All kinds of dishes from rice, pho, vermicelli, hotpot, spring rolls, wrap rolls, and family dishes are all available. The restaurant’s special dish is burnt rice with mushroom sauce. You should try it once. To illustrate, the burnt rice is fragrant and delicious, and the mushrooms are fatty, soft, fragrant. For sure you will never be full eating this dish.

Whether traveling alone or with family and friends, this is also an interesting place to enjoy vegetarian cuisine.

Van Duyen Vegetarian Restaurant

– No. 206 Nguyen Thien Thuat, Ward 3, District 3.

At the first glance, you will see Van Duyen is a very charming vegetarian restaurant. Truly, it’s small, lovely, and cozy. Most of the dishes are prepared with a rich flavor to use with rice. Here, the vegetarian dishes are seasoned to taste, have their own flavor not to be confused with any vegetarian rice restaurant. You can enjoy a variety of delicious dishes such as braised pear, fried eggplant, deep-fried vegetarian ribs, stir-fried morning glory, braised straw mushrooms with pepper, and spicy stir-fried noodles. Almost every dish is very attractive.

District 4

Thanh Lac Vegetarian Restaurant

– 144 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 13, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City 72820

Thanh Lac, one of the most well-known vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City - district 4
The vegetarian restaurant Thanh Lac brings to you an attractive menu of veggie food in Vietnamese style.
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If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian restaurant in District 4, Thanh Lac is the most ideal choice. This is a very famous vegetarian restaurant as well as very familiar with the veggie lovers in District 4.

The restaurant has a very attractive menu. To elaborate, the dishes that have been craved include grilled ribs, stir-fried beef, fish in tomato sauce, and chicken wings with sesame sauce. Don’t worry, the name sounds very salty but the ingredients are all vegan. Thus, diners feel secure and enjoyable.

The restaurant also scores points for its spacious space and very enthusiastic service. Many people also come to this vegetarian restaurant to buy vegetarian rice to cook and eat at home.

District 5

Giac Duyen Vegetarian Restaurant

– No. 360 Tran Phu, Ward 7, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

This vegetarian restaurant has a rather modest space. However, the tables and chairs are arranged very neatly, giving a much more airy feeling. Therefore, diners always feel comfortable and relaxed when visiting this delicious vegetarian restaurant in Saigon.

Giac Duyen’s menu is one of the most extensive in the delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City today. The restaurant serves both Chinese and Vietnamese cuisines. Braised dishes, stir-fries, salads, soups, and pancakes are the most popular choices. In addition, this restaurant also has no shortage of attractive breakfast dishes such as Banh Chung, noodle soup, Bun Bo Hue, etc.

Saigon Vegan

– 54 Lao Tu, Ward 11, District 5.

Saigon Vegan is running as a high price restaurant model. In return, coming to this vegetarian restaurant, you will receive extremely commensurate service.

The vegetarian restaurant has a cozy, peaceful, and very comfortable space. You will feel light and relaxed as soon as you step into the shop, true to the pure and free spirit of vegetarian restaurants.

Here, diners can enjoy a variety of delicious vegetarian dishes. These can be mentioned as fried rice with lotus seeds, mixed rice, curry rice, Thai vermicelli, Vietnamese vermicelli, mushroom salad, Thai hotpot, 7 kinds of tofu,… In addition to a large number of Vietnamese customers, this is also one of the delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City that has the most foreign guests.

District 6

Di Bay An Dong

– 166B Bai Say, Ward 1, District 6, HCMC

Di Bay An Dong Vegetarian Restaurant has been around for a long time. This is one of the delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City in general and District 6 in particular. Coming here, you shouldn’t be surprised seeing the dishes’ names are all following savory dishes. For example, beef with guise leaves, fried fish cakes, fish with mushroom sauce, seafood hotpot, Thai hotpot,…

In any case, the sophistication and professionalism in the hands of the chef also bring diners delicious and nutritious vegan dishes. The menu is very rich and the prices are affordable too. Hence, this is definitely one of the top choices of vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City that you should enjoy.

Phat Huu Duyen Vegetarian Restaurant

– 28 Van Than, Ward 8, District 6, Ho Chi Minh City

a vegetarian meal in Chinese Style at Phat Huu Duyen - Ho Chi Minh City
You can enjoy the spirit of Chinese vegetarian cuisine at Phat Huu Duyen restaurant.
Image source:án-Chay-Phật-Hữu-Duyên-佛友缘素食馆-874279609360571/photos.

A vegetarian restaurant imbued with the spirit of Chinese vegetarian cuisine that you should try once if you are in Saigon. Because of the style of Chinese cuisine, the taste and processing of the dish are very sophisticated and new. In particular, the ingredients are all imported from Taiwan with unmatched freshness.

Here, you have a lot of delicious vegetarian options. The most typical dishes of this vegetarian restaurant are fried noodles with 3 types of mushrooms, duck noodles, Yangzhou rice, fried rice noodles, duck fried rice, and a variety of other dishes with Chinese names. Certainly, all dishes are very pure and nutritious.

Sen Trang (White Lotus)

– 37 Street No. 10, Ward 13, District 6.

The style of the shop follows the model of sitting meditation, warm, polite, and idyllic. Diners will enjoy vegetarian cuisine in an authentic vegan space. It’s not just a meal, it is like a healing therapy for the soul.

Vegetarian dishes at Sen Trang are idyllic, not fussy, but highly appreciated by diners for their taste and quality of ingredients. In particular, the dishes are named after Buddhism. There is no name following savory dishes on the menu here. This is also a way to nourish the whole vegetarian spirit that the restaurant wants to spread to its customers.

District 10

Ba Hat Vegetarian Eatery

– 390 Ba Hat, Ward 8, District 10.

Another good spot for veggie lovers in Saigon is Ba Hat Vegetarian Eatery. It is located in front of Ba Hat Street, hence using the street name for the restaurant’s name. From the outside looking in, the place looks a bit old. However, when entering, the space is quite clean. And the staff is enthusiastic. Although the food here is not invested too much in variety, each dish is cooked with great care and attention.

Ba Hat eatery opens all day. Even in the morning, it is extremely crowded. People come here for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Because the shop is a bit small, sometimes if you arrive at peak times, you will also have to wait a bit. Nevertheless, it is the service attitude of the staff that will make you feel comfortable waiting.

Thanh Luong Vegetarian Restaurant

– 545A, 3/2 Street, Ward 8, District 10.

Thanh Luong is a quite famous vegetarian restaurant in District 10. Moreover, the shop has a long history and is one of the oldest vegetarian restaurants in this area. Because it is located not far from the city center, the restaurant is visited by many people. In particular, the shop is located quite close to Vinh Nghiem pagoda. If you are hungry after going to the pagoda or want to change your taste with vegetarian food, Thanh Luong could be a good choice!

This delicious vegetarian restaurant specializes in selling Asian and European vegetarian dishes. Raw materials are both domestic and imported. There are many delicious dishes to try, such as braised beef, noodles, vermicelli, curry, etc. In addition, the meals to eat with rice are also very delicious such as fried meat, shumai, braised bitter melon, braised mushrooms with five-spice,…

District 11

Hue Phat Vegetarian Cuisine

– 330 Lanh Binh Thang, Ward 8, District 11.

vegetarian meal at Hue Phat, Dist 11
The iconic vegetarian meal at Hue Phat. Image source:

This is a well-known spot for veggie lovers who live in District 11. Here, diners will always have surprises because the restaurant changes the menu regularly, not fixed dishes. Therefore, coming to the shop today and going to the shop tomorrow will be really interesting experiences. There are always new dishes for you to explore the rich and varied world of vegetarian cuisine.

Although there are many dishes, each dish here is strongly focused on aroma, color, and taste. The scent must be fragrant, the color must be beautiful, and the taste must be rich. Not only eating by touch, must eat by feeling and sight. That is the vegetarian spirit that Phat Hue brings.

Phu Nhuan District

Golden Lotus

– No. 253/8 Nguyen Van Troi, Ward 10, Phu Nhuan District.
– No. 5 Tran Hung Dao, Tan Thanh Ward, Tan Phu District.

Considered among the top 5 delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City, Golden Lotus gets its scores by a series of delicious and unique vegetarian dishes. The menu here changes constantly. Many new dishes bring to customers new discoveries every time they visit the restaurant.

In addition to the main dishes, Golden Lotus has a variety of vegetarian appetizers such as salads, soups, or desserts such as tea, porridge,… Every dish here makes diners amazed by its rich delicious taste, eye-catching, and extremely nutritious.

Huong Sen Vegetarian Rice Restaurant

– 143 Ho Van Hue, Ward 9, Phu Nhuan District.

veggie pizza at Huong Sen vegetarian restaurant
The well-known veggie pizza at
Huong Sen. Image source:

Huong Sen is a vegetarian restaurant with a large space. The decoration style is quite simple but extremely clean and friendly. It brings to customers a feeling of not only a popular vegetarian restaurant but a big restaurant. The place uses tables and chairs made from bamboo. Especially, the wall decorations are Buddhist calligraphy. Coming here, diners seem to be lost in an authentic “truth – goodness – beauty” world.

Enjoying pure vegetarian dishes, elaborate cooking in a quiet space like Huong Sen is what makes diners feel the most satisfied. Also, there are many lotus flower pots throughout the restaurant, making the space even purer. This is definitely one of the delicious vegetarian restaurants that cannot fail to mention when talking about Ho Chi Minh City vegetarian cuisine.

Lien Khai Vegetarin Eatery

– 49A Phan Dang Luu, Ward 7, Phu Nhuan.

This is also one of the delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City where you can come to enjoy the most exquisite and luxurious vegetarian cuisine. The restaurant is located in Phu Nhuan district, one of the busiest districts of Ho Chi Minh City. This is a delicious vegetarian restaurant, with reasonable prices, an ideal destination for veggie lovers but have not found a suitable place.

In addition to the usual dishes, salad here is very delicious. The restaurant also has delicate and poetic Thai, Korean, and Japanese vegetarian dishes. It can be said that if you are in Saigon and are a fan of vegetarian dishes, you should try coming here to enjoy.

Thuyen Vien Vegetarian Restaurant

– No. 11-13 Nguyen Van Dau, Ward 5, Phu Nhuan District.

If you are looking for a delicious vegetarian restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City but do not know where to go, Thuyen Vien will be a good suggestion. The restaurant scores with an extremely diverse menu. Not only the locals choose this place for veggie foods, but many foreign tourists also come to Thuyen Vien to enjoy delicious vegetarian dishes that are meticulously and professionally prepared.

The restaurant sells food mainly from domestic ingredients. A part is imported directly from Taiwan. Fresh ingredients, plus more than 20 years of seniority will definitely be the best proof of the quality of the restaurant.

Tan Binh District

Duyen Dao

– No. 95 Nguyen Hong Dao, Ward 14, Tan Binh District.

This is a true popular vegetarian restaurant. The eatery doesn’t have hot pot dishes and salads like other small-scale vegetarian restaurants. However, almost every dish is very tasty with rice.

You can choose for yourself some delicious vegetarian dishes such as fried tofu marinated with lemongrass, stir-fried vegetables, mackerel with tomato sauce, fried anchovies, fried vegetables, vegetarian and sour soup, vegetarian vegetable soup,… In particular, the restaurant is very crowded on full-moon days so you must wait to get a seat. Otherwise, if you wait for a long time, you can buy a takeaway box to eat at home.

Tan Phu District

Dinh Huong

– No. 7 Hoang Thieu Hoa, Hiep Tan Ward, Tan Phu District.

Dinh Huong is a small vegetarian restaurant. The decoration of the restaurant is also very cozy and pure. Their ingredients for vegetarian dishes here are quite simple, mainly vegetables. However, the dish is very colorful and attractive. There are no canned or processed ingredients. So, the vegetarian food here is frugal and easy to digest alongside the very satisfying cooking method.

Every month, Dinh Huong spends a day distributing charity vegetarian meals to people in need. It is because of the simplicity, purity, harmony, and lightness at Dinh Huong that this place is known by many diners. This is definitely an interesting and good place for veggie lovers in Saigon to enjoy vegetarian food when you crave it.

In Conclude

The list of 24 delicious vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City above is the ideal place for vegetarian locals or travelers in the city. Even, if you eat normal foods, and you suddenly want to eat vegetarian for health reasons or relax your body, these are all great suggestions. Enjoy, and have the most delicious and attractive vegetarian meals!


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  • Gervin Khan

    These are great guides not only to those Vegans but to all travelers who wants to try a delicious food like this. Thank you!

  • Christian Foremost

    Thanks for the list. Im sure vegetarians will fine this super useful when they’re out in the city and lookin for a place to eat!

  • The Super Mom Life

    While I’m not a vegetarian anymore, I do love a vegetarian meal at least once a week.

  • diapersinparadise

    Nobody does vegetarian cuisine better than the Vietnamese. Even my very carnivorous husband is happy to head to a vegetarian restaurant if it is Vietnamese. Can’t wait to try a few of these!

    • Khoi Nguyen

      I’m glad to know that. IMO, Vietnamese cuisine is one of the best in the world in general and the vegetarian one in particular.

  • pacioalita9

    I am a veggie lover and this is what I’ve been looking for 🙂

  • Elizabeth O

    Vietnamese cuisines are one of the best. This makes me wanna go back to Ho Chi Min

  • Dominique

    And now I am drooling… These look so good!

  • Rosey

    I love that there is a restaurant that intentionally doesn’t use plastic. If everyone followed suit! That’s reason enough to visit.

  • Clarice

    It is nice to know that there are many vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. Love the interior and ambiance of Shamballa. We would love to visit should we have the chance. It is nice to know that they don’t use plastic items. I love supporting eco-friendly businesses.

    • Khoi Nguyen

      Yeah, the vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City really do good in their business and for environment too.

  • Caroline

    It’s nice of you to have put this awesome list of vegetarian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. And they have quite a good number of them!

  • emman damian

    Wow! I want to visit all of them. I wish I can travel soon to HCM city! I miss Vietnam!

    • Khoi Nguyen

      The country is quite safe to travel to now. Probably it will open again really soon for international travelers.

  • christiana Onuoha

    This is really good! All of these foods look really good.

  • Thena Franssen

    Wow, these look amazing. I love that there are so many great options and places to choose from!

  • Alexis

    These all look absolutely amazing! I love veggie dishes and would love to visit any of these places.

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