Things to do in Ho Chi Minh at night
Nightlife is a wonderful experience in Ho Chi Minh, with high rolling casinos, rooftop bars, and smooth jazz bands …
1. Feeling lucky? Why not casino?
Several luxury hotels in Ho Chi Minh city are equipped with casinos so you can hit the roulette table, play some mahjong or get lucky on the slot machines.
The best casino in Ho Chi Minh City is located in the Caravelle Hotel with free drinks, wonderful service and great value. Others are placed in New World Saigon, Grand Hotel Saigon, Rex Hotel, Hotel Majestic Saigon …
Saigon’s casinos are not reaching Las Vegas’s scale yet, most of the games are only available on a computer screen. But they make all up with great service and hospitality, make it an enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours at night.
2. Rooftop bars
For partying, there is no better place than the rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City, where people can see a breathtaking night view of the vibrant city.
And ten floors above the city’s heart, the Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar is an iconic place where you can enjoy a drink, soak up sunset views, or relax with live music and good company.
Saigon Saigon hosts Happy Hour every night from 16:00 to 19:00 with a 50 percent discount on premium drinks ; and every night guests, expats, and locals gather for live music and dancing from 21:00 to late.
Attracting a steady clientele of expats, celebrities as well as affluent locals and tourists, drinks and food served at Saigon Saigon are unsurprisingly good with excellent service, stylish ambience, and lively crowd, a night out at Ho Chi Minh’s most popular rooftop bars is definitely well worth it.
3. Floating restaurants
Dinning on Saigon river is a perfect way to escape the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City. These restaurants are often chosen during weekends as a venue for people to enjoy dinners with their families, colleagues, and friends due to their unique styles and methods of serving.
Not only can you have delicious meals with your friends or loved ones on the river, but you can also enjoy the night’s breeze and peaceful atmosphere coupled with the sound of waves lapping gently against the vessels ‘ sides.
There are many floating restaurants likes: Tau Ben Nghe Floating Restaurant, Saigon Restaurant Cruise Ship, Elisa Floating Restaurant, Bonsai Cruise Ship, and Indochinese Sailboat.
The chefs also teach patrons to cook in addition to making the food. The cruises are further animated by magic shows and live music.
5. Ben Thanh night market
Ben Thanh Market is a great place to buy local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art and other souvenirs.
Here you will find eating stalls on the market where you can have a taste of Vietnamese street foods or just cool off with a cold drink when the bargaining are getting too much.
When night falls, restaurants open their doors around the perimeter of the market, creating a vibrant street side scene that fills the air with the scents of wok-fried noodles, barbecue fish and meats.