Romantic restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City are plentiful, featuring well-executed delicacies by award-winning chefs, imported wines and champagnes, romantic décor, candlelit ambience, as well as stunning views of the city and beyond. Most of these dining venues are conveniently located in District 1, but we’ve also found several hidden gems just outside the city centre if you’d prefer a more private dining affair with your significant other.
Whether you’re planning a luxurious first date, a wedding anniversary, or an unforgettable Valentine’s Day celebration with your loved one, Ho Chi Minh City’s top romantic restaurants promise a romance-filled evening in a luxurious yet intimate ambience.
EON51 Fine Dining is a luxurious dining venue with breathtaking views of Ho Chi Minh City and beyond, where diners can enjoy premium wines and western cuisine in a romantic setting. Known as the highest fine dining restaurant in the city, it’s set on the 51st floor of Bitexco Financial Tower (about a five-minute walk from Hotel Majestic Saigon). Interior-wise, the restaurant is fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, warm lighting, a VIP area with an open kitchen concept, as well as a cellar displaying a broad selection of wines from France, New Zealand, Australia, and Chile. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 – 14:00 & 17:00 – 23:00
- Location: Level 51, Bitexco Financial Tower, 2 Hai Trieu, District 1, Ho Chí Minh City
- Tel: +84 86 291 8751
3G Trois Gourmands Saigon is a French restaurant that has been impressing affluent locals and expats since its inception in 2004. Occupying a two-storey colonial villa in District 2, its minimalistic interiors and secluded location makes it an ideal venue for romantic dinners. The restaurant also has an outdoor dining section, with plenty of tables overlooking a tropical garden and swimming pool. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 11:00 - 14:00 & 18:00 - 21:30
- Location: 39 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chí Minh City
- Tel: +84 90 822 58 84
Lemongrass Saigon is a quaint restaurant located in a narrow shophouse in District 1. Serving delectable Vietnamese dishes presented with French flair and providing guests with diligent service, this three floor restaurant is certainly one of Ho Chi Minh’s top restaurants. Choose from the sizeable range of meat, fish and vegetarian dishes on the a la carte menu or trust the chef and choose one of four set menus available at Lemongrass. Soft candlelight adds a touch of romance to proceedings, enhanced by the live music playing in the background. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:30
- Address: 4 Nguyen Thiep St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 822 4005
Camargue Saigon is a refined French restaurant set in the courtyard of an old colonial-era opium factory. While not exactly fine-dining, the ambiance is sophisticated and the cuisine available is clearly French with a slight Vietnamese touch. Highlights include seabass and squid served with sweet chard, roast lamb with polenta enriched with Phu Puoc pepper, and crispy pork leg marinated in a slight spice and caramelised artichoke. An excellent wine list is available with several options by the glass. Catering to its loyal clientele, Camargue Saigon also changes its chef’s recommendation menu on a weekly basis to keep things interesting. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 12:00 – 24:00
- Location: 74/7D Hai Ba Trung, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 8 3520 4888
A classy restaurant and bar in Ho Chi Minh City, The Deck Saigon is a top dining choice among affluent locals and travellers due to its romantic setting, scenic locale, and excellent pan-Asian cuisine. Set alongside Saigon River, the alfresco dining venue is fitted with glass doors, warm lighting, and elegant furnishings by top local designers, as well as an outdoor wooden deck that’s surrounded by bamboo trees and a small pond.
The Deck Saigon is open all-day, so you can enjoy a western-style breakfast menu of fruit smoothies, eggs benedict, homemade granola, and pancakes while brunch and lunch offerings range from pan-fried foie gras and Wagyu beef burger to bento sets and phu quoc prawn rolls. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 24:00
- Address: 38 Nguyen U Di, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
- Tel: +84 83 744 6632