Bui Vien Street, Ho Chi Minh City – Beer Street for foreigners

Bui Vien Street, Ho Chi Minh City – Beer Street for foreigners

09-01-2017 11:36 Posted by: Thao Tran
Bui Vien Street Saigon, Vietnam has been well-known by many tourists. Surely you don’t want to miss this attractive place to enjoy beer and its vibrant atmosphere.

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Bui Vien Street (Phan Hai)

Talking about streets of foreign backpackers, people will call out Ta Hien Street in Hanoi, and in Ho Chi Minh City, it is a miss not to name Bui Vien Street.

Bui Vien Street map

Bui Vien Street map (google map)

Bui Vien Street Ho Chi Minh has become well-known in 6-7 recent years as a street of foreign backpackers that any tourist can’t miss visiting it among many other famous Vietnam tourist spots in a Saigon tour.

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The sleepless street (LamLe)

Like many other streets of foreign backpackers, Bui Vien Street Saigon becomes extremely busy at night, starting from 7 AM. This is the time that the street gets most exciting and crowded when people start going out.

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Bui Vien Street becomes extremely busy from 7 AM (instagram/ryanjditch)

On the roadsides, the residents set out tables and chairs to welcome visitors. From beer to finger food, seafood and grilled food, etc., everything is available in Bui vien Street Vietnam.

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The residents set out tables and chairs to welcome visitors (instagram/erob2320)

Not just for drinking beer and chatting, people also organize street performance with singing and dancing. Music mixing with talking sounds as well as cries from the local shop owners make it an extremely exciting place.

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An interestng performance on this street (Michael Keil)

Bui Vien Street is filled with restaurants, bars ranging from luxurious and popular ones. Mentioning to a street for foreigners, people usually think of expensive prices but actually it is absolutely different. Bui Vien Street attracts foreign tourists for its reasonable prices that suit everyone’s tastes.

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Beer on Bui Vien Street is cheap and that suits everyone’s tastes (instagram/sam_neverhigh)

Along the street sides there are a lot of public bars so this place is considered a little street area for eating and drinking with grilled food, seafood, snail dishes and western food also. But the grilled food shops are most favorite.

All you need is a small table with several plastic chairs and some beer bottles together with some finger food for a joyful evening.

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A small table and several plastic chairs and some beer bottles make a perfect night (instagram/ericta93)

The grilled food here is diversified, ranging from grilled seafood to beef, goat meat, and chicken wing. Each stick of grilled food is priced from 12,000 VND (0.5 USD). Most visitors come here for beer drinking so they don’t usually ask for finical food.

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Most visitors come here for beer drinking so they don’t usually ask for finical food (instagram/islangn)

It is absolutely unnecessary to come here just for eating, but for beer drinking. A Red Saigon beer bottle cost only approx 10,000 VND (~0.5 USD). It is not hard for you to catch small groups of people sitting and drinking beer together for a happy chit-chatting evening. Thus Bui Vien Street is crowded until late night but visitors are always served well.

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Grilled food is popular there (instagram/bohuy)

In addition to grilled food or hotpot, Vietnamese specialties are served here, including Com Tam Saigon, Saigon baguette, noodles, Pho etc. These shops on Bui Vien Street Saigon map are favorite destinations for many tourists who expect to enjoy and discover Vietnam cuisine.

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Unique spring rolls (instagram/trakiky1518)

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Ice-cream with sticky rice (instagram/tamsamedo)

Read more: Top list of Saigon bars for a relaxing night