Like many other major cities in the world, Ho Chi Minh City has its own unique nightlife entertainment. From rooftop bars, casinos, jazz performance in the downtown to the backpacker streets with street bars, cheap food, and good vibes, there is no doubt to say that Ho Chi Minh city is the best nightlife entertainment in Vietnam. The following is 40 Ho Chi Minh nightlife destinations.
1. Nguyen Hue Walking Street – The most prominent Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Being established in 2015, Nguyen Hue Walking has become one of the most prominent nightlife destinations in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a large avenue with the granite-paved park, trees and 2 fountains that link the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee building with Bach Dang dock. There are many activities occur on this street every evening as music performances and water music performances under the sparkling colorful lights. Many restaurants and coffee shops open around so you can choose whether enjoying the crowded atmosphere by walking or watching the crowd from a coffee shop.
Some coffee shops are recommended for you:
- Saigon Oi: No. 42 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, District 1; from VND 40,000 – 100,000
- Time Coffee and Foods: No. 47 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, District 1; from VND 15,000 – 50,000
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2. Nguyen Van Binh Book Street – An amazing place for book lovers
Located in District 1, it is a 100 m long road from Hai Ba Trung street to the Notre Dame Cathedral. There are 20 different bookstores with unique decoration which sell various kind of books, newspapers, magazines in many categories, even the rare ones. There is also an old books exchange quarter, painting exhibitions and many more. You can freely choose the book you like and read them in any nice, quiet café nearby.
- Dep café: No. 3 Nguyen Van Binh Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City\
- Phuong Nam Book: Nguyen Van Binh Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
3. Bui Vien & Pham Ngu Lao Street – Backpacker and beer street of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
As the second walking street in Ho Chi Minh city and lies in the backpacker area, Bui Vien and Pham Ngu Lao Street have become a beer corner like Ta Hien street in Hanoi. Featuring a wide variety of inexpensive restaurants, bars, and hotel/hostel, you can freely enjoy the party while soaking up the local lifestyle. The beer street occurs on every Saturday and Sunday evening from 19:00 to 2:00
4. Notre Dame Cathedral – Enjoying the new style of café of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
The culture of enjoying coffee in Ho Chi Minh city turned into a unique way. Name of this weird style is Ca Phe Bet. Tourist can sit by the Notre Dame Cathedral and feel the breath of the city while putting the butt on the ground to enjoy coffee. This place is crowded when nightfall with young, tourists and snack vendors serve various dishes and drinks as a fried fish ball, fried corn, mixed rice paper salad, coffee, soft drinks and coconut water. The quiet atmosphere here makes it so different from other Ca Phe Bet places in the city.
Address: No. 1 Commune Paris, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
5. Coffee on 30 April Park – A famous Ca Phe Bet destination of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Along with the Notre Dame Cathedral, 30 April Park is one of the most popular Ca Phe Bet destination in Ho Chi Minh City. The most crowded corner is the part facing Han Thuyen Street with a lot of Vietnamese young and singing activities. They usually perform Vietnamese song but you can ask them to join with, they are really nice.
Address: Pasteur, Ben Nghe, District 1
6. Thu Thiem Bridge – The third Ca Phe Bet location of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
A cross Sai Gon River, Thu Thiem bridge is a 6 lines bridge connect District 2 and Binh Thanh District. This is another Ca Phe Bet location along with 30 April Park and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Under the bright light, wide and clear space and breezes from the river, you will have a wonderful night with friends. The bridge is not very long, about 1,2 km, therefore cycling or walking on the bridge are also interesting options. Young in Ho Chi Minh usually gathers at the park above Thu Thiem tunnel.
The park’s address: Near Mai Chi Tho street, District 2
7. Looking down Ho Chi Minh nightlife from Bitexco’s rooftop
When nightfall, the whole Bitexco building shines brightly. You can get into the 49th floor to admire the beauty of Ho Chi Minh city. They equip here many modern telescopes so you can watch the simple daily life from above. Listing what you want to see and follow it will make it even more fun.
Address: No. 2 Hai Trieu, Ben Nghe, District 1, Ho Chi Minh
8. Anh Sao Bridge on Ban Nguyet Lake – A romantic destination of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
A curve bridge was designed as the moon and covered by lights, make it feel like walking on a sparkling milky way. It is the best place for couples’ romantic time with the cool wind and open view also bring here the peace and quiet. In addition, a flow of water split out form Anh Sao Bridge under the colorful light that might stun you for seconds
Address: Tan Phu Street, District 7
9. East-West Avenue – Wandering on the most beautiful avenue of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Stretching form Cat Lai junction to A1 National Highway and covered by gorgeous lights, East-West avenue is considered as one of the most beautiful boulevards. The long, large and straight road will be the interesting options to hang out with friends by motors, especially in the late night when the road becomes more secluded. When getting tired, just stop at any snack vendor you can find and enjoy the delicious of Vietnamese junk food. The real name of this avenue is Mai Chi Tho – Vo Van Kiet Avenue. It might help you in following the map
10. Mong bridge – A romantic bridge of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Mong Bridge is the Vietnamese name of the Messageries Maritimes Company Bridge which was constructed by France a hundred years ago. Unlike other bridges in Ho Chi Minh City, Mong bridge is not covered by colorful light but just a simple blue bridge cross over Ben Nghe Canal links District 1 with District 4. This place is an ideal location for couples due to the lovely romantic sunset scenery from the bridge. The cool breezes and the beautiful light from downtown will complete your date in romance and love.
Address: The head of Pasteur Street, District 1
11. Bach Dang Port – The ideal place to enjoy Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
As a favorite destination of local people when nightfall, Bach Dang Port has a wide opened space and romantic atmosphere with cool wind and lights from the buildings. In addition, you can enjoy a delicious dinner from professional chefs of Ben Nghe Ship Restaurant nearby. It is a three-floor floating restaurant covered by sparkling lights which serve European and Asian cuisine.
Address of the port: Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1
Address of Ben Nghe Ship Restaurant: No. 5 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 12, District 4
Pick-up time: 18:00 – 20:00
Departure time: 20:00 – 21:00
Ticket price: VND 35,000
Meal cost: From VND 200,000 per dish
Phone: (+84) 934 154 086
The official website is here
12. Phu My Bridge – Admire Ho Chi Minh nightlife on the largest cable-stayed bridge
Watching the nightlife scene of Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon River is the experience that stuns you for seconds. Sitting on the bridge, chit-chat with friends and feel the cool breeze makes it unforgettable.
13. Enjoy the Ho Chi Minh nightlife’s street food at Turtle Lake
This food street is one of the most popular places in Ho Chi Minh City and serves food all day long. The décor is really colorful with lights and architectures. You can enjoy Vietnamese junk food cuisine like mixed Banh Trang, smoothies, fried corn with butter and shrimp, grilled sweet potato, etc. as well as Ca Phe Bet.
Address: the junction of Vo Van Tan Street, Pham Ngoc Thach Street and Tran Cao Van street, District 1
Price: from VND 20,000 – 55,000
14. Ho Thi Ky flower market – Ho Chi Minh nightlife flower market
You might not easy to find a flower market that gets more crowded at night as Ho Thi Ky flower market does. Being held 30 years ago, Ho Thi Ky market has become one of the biggest flower markets in the city. You might know the crowded of beer street, nightclub street or food night market but flower night market shall bring to you something totally different.
Address: Alley 52, Ho Thi Ky street, District 10
15. Ben Thanh market – The iconic symbol of Ho Chi Minh City
After 19:00, most of the stores in Ben Thanh market close so the night market can take place from 20:00. Ben Thanh night market sells almost everything, especially souvenir. This is why Vietnamese tourists usually come here to purchase gifts for their family and friends. Ben Thanh night market has a food center sells many Vietnamese dishes for a very cheap price. The special here is that almost every store owner know foreign languages so you can easily communicate with them by your mother-tongue.
Address: Le Loi, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1
Food price: VND 50,000 – 200,000
16. Snow Town – Experience the eternal winter of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Designed as a small European town with 35 cm of snow in an area of 4000 sqm, Snow Town-Ho Chi Minh City is the largest snow town in Southeast Asia. Besides skiing activities in Snowland sector, kids can enjoy making handmade stuff, teamwork and interaction games.
Address: CBD Premium, No. 125 Dong Van Cong, Thach My Loi Ward, District 2
Opening hour: 10:00 – 22:00 from Tuesday to Sunday
Price: VND 180,000 on weekend and VND 150,000 on the others
Free for under -90-cm high children
The official website is here
17. Sax N’ Art Jazz Club – The taste of Vietnamese Jazz
Formed by the saxophonist of the Vietnamese Jazz – Tran Manh Tuan, Sax N’ Art Jazz Club is the ideal place for Jazz and Blue lovers. Sometimes, Tuyet Loan – the famous Jazz single of Saigon holds a performance in here.
Address: No. 28 Le Loi, District 1
Opening hour: 21:00 – 24:00
Phone: (+84) 283 822 8472
Website: click here
18. New DC Club – The most ostentatious bar of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Decorated in an ostentatious way, this nightclub has an insane number of beautiful girls with loud and pumping music. The downside is that it is a 100% Vietnamese environment even though it is just a street away from Bui Vien Street. Thus, if you are comfortable with it, New DC Club is your must-visit destination.
Address: 148 Cong Quynh Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
Open hour: 19:00 – 3:00
Phone: (+84) 908 004 404
Price: VND 200,000 – 1,000,000
19. Lush – Sleek and fashionable night spot of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Featuring a different kind of music every day of the week, Lush is the coolest nightspot in the city. Opens seven nights a week with an industrial feel, neon strip light and animations. Every Friday and Sunday, one of the best DJs in the city hold the stage while the highlight Saturday night features international funky house. The Ladies’ night on Tuesday offers drink free for the fairer sex till midnight. The buy one gets one promotion on beer and mixed drinks whole night on Thursday
Address: No. 2 Ly Tu Trong, District 1
Open hour: 20:00 – 2:00
Phone: (+84) 948 767 676
Price: VND 200,000 – 440,000
21. Play – A stylish bar of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
A popular nightspot for Vietnamese young in the city. Expensive, stylish place, good lighting, and sound system are what people say about this place. They have sexy dance and burlesque show.
Address: No. 93 Nguyen Du, District 1
Phone for booking: (+84) 938 007 529
The official website is here
22. Glow Sky Bar – A trendy rooftop bar of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
A massive popular among expats and trendy locals. Featuring beach club atmosphere with tropical trees, spacious dancefloor, black-white furniture and a fully-stocked bar on the main deck. Happy hour promo of 50% off on beers, mixed drinks, wine by glass and signature cocktail from 17:00 – 20:00.
Address: 13th floor, No. 93 Nguyen Du, District 1
Opening hour: 17:00 – 1:00
Price: VND 100,000 – 500,000
Phone: (+84) 938 874 569
Official website: glowsaigon.vn
23. Chill Skybar – Fashionable rooftop bar of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Featuring downtempo, chill out music from 17:30 and dance, electronic music from 22:00. Chill Skybar has a strict dress code, thus attracts a lovely crowd who dress to impress and keen to party. The neon light and sweeping panorama toward the city are really awesome. Even though, the price is quite expensive. The Happy hour promo of 50% off on all cocktails, beers, long drinks, some snack and wines from 17:30 – 20:00.
Address: 26th – 27th floor, AB Tower, 67A Le Lai, District 1
Opening hour: 17:30 – 2:00 and 4:00 on weekend
Price: VND 200,000 – 500,000
Phone: (+84) 938 822 838
Facebook: Chill Skybar
Official website: chillsaigon.com
24. MGM Club – A fancy destination of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
With the mix of techno and house music policy, Republic Club attracts mostly young locals. Located in a four-story building on Nguyen Dinh Chieu.
Address: 172C Nguyen Dinh Chieu, District 3
Opening hour: 20:00 – 2:00
Facebook: MGM Club
25. Vuvuzela Beer Club – A fresh-faced beer club of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Vuvuzela Beer Club offers high-quality imported beers from the Czech Republic, Belgium, and Netherland along with Vietnamese draught beer and Zamky – a Czech draught beer.
Address: 11B Nguyen Binh Khiem, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 10:30 – 24:00
Price: VND 200,000 – 300,000
Phone: (+84) 283 910 2281
Official website: vuvuzela.com
26. Bar Fox Beer Club – Celebrities attracting place of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Address: 21 Ham Nghi Street, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 17:00 – 1:00
Price: VND 100,000 – 500,000
Phone: (+84) 913 979 739
Facebook: FOX beer lounge
27. Apocalypse Now – The legendary club of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
An upstairs club that draws steady flow and a good mix of pop, dance and trance tunes. Unlike most of the nightclubs in the city, Apocalypse opens till 4:00 so you can dance till the dawn. There are some working girls you might meet but if you have no demand, just politely decline. Apocalypse Now offers a wide range of wines, cocktails, and beers. The Happy hour is from 20:00 – 22:00 featuring free cocktail (or snack). Ladies in groups of three can enjoy 50% off cocktails and a free bottle of Absolut.
Address: 2B Thi Sach, Ben Nghe, District 1
Opening hour: 19:00 – 04:00
Price: VND 50,000 – 5,500,000
Phone: (+84) 283 825 6124
Facebook: Apocalypse Now Saigon
27. 212 Club – One of the most modern bars in Ho Chi Minh nightlife
Address: 212 Nguyen Trai, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
Phone: (+84) 978 212 212
Facebook: 212 Club
28. Canalis Club – One of the oldest bars of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
A popular destination of Ho Chi Minh youth for a long time. Elegant, modern atmosphere and good music are what people say about this place.
Address: 147 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ward 6, District 3
Phone: (+84) 907 221 888
Opening hour: 20:00 – 03:00
Price: VND 300,000 – 1,000,000
Facebook: Canalis Club
29. Boheme Pub – One of the most famous bars in Ho Chi Minh backpackers’ street
Boheme is divided into 2 areas with different styles: the Boheme Premier features heavy metal, rock, techno and dance music. The English Pub Style Boheme offers gentle and calm music for relaxing and chit-chat. The drinks are good at an affordable price
Address: 28/2A Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 19:00 – 2:00
Price: VND 50,000 – 165,000
Facebook: Boheme Bui Vien
30. Air 360 Skybar – Dancing above Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Address: 22nd floor 136-138 Le Thi Hong Gam, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 17:30 – 2:00
Price: VND 69,000 – 500,000
Phone: (+84) 974 587 788
Facebook: Air 360 Sky Lounge
Official website: air360skylounge.com
31. Hair of the Dog – the famous brand in Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Famous in both Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, Hair of the dog always attracts a lot of tourists. Music is good and the drink is affordable.
Address: 194 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 19:00 – 2:00
Price: VND 50,000 – 200,000
Phone: (+84) 129 364 9353
Facebook: Hair of the dog – saigon
32. Saigon Rooftop Bar – An iconic landmark in Ho Chi Minh City
Located on the 9th floor of the Caravelle Saigon with fairy lights, foliage and wooden furnishing for a cozy ambiance.
Address: 19 Lam Son Square, District 1
Opening hour: 11:00 – 23:30
Price: VND 200,000 – 1,100,000
Phone: (+84) 283 823 4999
The official website is here
33. Poc Poc Beer Garden – One of the top trendy bars of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Visited by many famous singers and DJs, Poc Poc Beer Garden is the place of bustling and vibrant. They have a lot of events and interesting rewards in return.
Address: No. 39 Pham Ngoc Thach, District 3
Opening hour: 7:00 – 23:30
Price: VND 70,000 – 370,000
Official website: POC POC Beer Garden
34. Republic Club – An unforgettable experience of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
With a dance floor at the central, you are going to be the heart of the crowd. Hip-hop and trance music are performed with mystique sound and lighting system. There is a cover charge of VND 220,000 includes a free drink. A wide range of beers from VND 40,000 – 60,000.
A Happy hour promo from 21:00 – 22:30 on every Tuesday and Wednesday offers Cocktails towers cost VND 299,000 and VND 1,100,000 for a Bottega Gold champagne. Ladies’ night occurs on Thursday 21:00 – 23:00 for the fairer sex in groups of four feature a free cocktail tower worth VND 590,000
Address: Do Quang Dau Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 9:00 – 2:00
Price: VND 150,000 – 300,000
Hotline: (+84) 902 368 592
Facebook: Republic Club
35. Mary Jane’s The Bar – Chill & Soft Bar of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Beautiful scenery, chilling music, and good drinks
Address: 85 Nguyen Huu Cau, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1
Opening hour: 8:00 – 22:30
Price: VND 30,000 – 200,000
Facebook: Mary Jane’s The Bar
36. PANDORA Sky Lounge – One of the best rooftop bars of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
Featuring both outdoor and indoor terrace, PANDORA Sky Lounge provides a panoramic view of the city, good tunes and an ideal place for parties. There are acoustic night, open mic and live DJs event on several days per week.
Address: HDTC building, No. 36 Bui Thi Xuan, District 1
Price: VND 100,000 – 700,000
Phone: (+84) 938 222 324
Facebook: PANDORA Sky Lounge
37. Maxim’s Club – The elegant entertainment of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
As an important place of Saigon downtown since 1925, Maxims Club has been known as the entertainment center for social elite and business. The expansive dancefloor and exclusive live music for you to dance the night away. They have 10 exquisite cocktails and on the second floor, Vintage Lounge and Fine Dining Restaurant with elegant design.
38. Broma Not A Bar – An amazing place for Indie Pop lover of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
It is a large bar and also a lot of fun if you can find it. There is no signage and you need to get through some stairs, some other bars to arrive.
Address: 41 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, District 1
Open hour: 18:00 – 2:00
Price: VND 100,000 – 440,000
Phone: (+84) 901 441 955
Facebook: Broma: Not A Bar
39. Pasteur Street Brewing – Famous craft beer brand of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
This brand has famous across the country and you can find Pasteur Street Brewing in Hanoi, Hoi An, and many other places. Thus, the quality of American Craft Brewing recipe on Vietnamese ingredients made a perfect combination.
Address: 144 Pasteur Street. Down the alley and up the stairs, District 1
Opening hour: 11:00 – 23:00
Price: VND 50,000 – 200,000
Phone: (+84) 283 823 9562
Facebook: Pasteur Street Brewing Company
40. Biacraft Artisan Ales – The highlight of local craft beer of Ho Chi Minh Nightlife
They offer a wide range of local craft beer and are the place where the early-adaptors expanding their beer horizon. The food is great and there are a lot of interesting places around.
This is 40 nightspots of Ho Chi Minh nightlife. We wish it could help you in the journey of exploring the beauty of Ho Chi Minh City when nightfall. Please, share us your story in the comment below. Good luck and safe and sound!