15 Places to Find the Best Dessert in Saigon
Some of the places to find the best dessert in Saigon are Maison Marou, ABC Bakery & Cafe, Tours Les Jours, etc. If you are eager for something sweet, the list below can help.
- 1. Maison Marou
- 2. ABC Bakery & Cafe
- 3. Fanny Ice Cream
- 4. Dosh
- 5. Tous Les Jours
- 6. MOF Japanese Sweet & Coffee
- 7. Yi Jia Dessert
- 8. Ralf's Artisan Gelato
- 9. Desert Bar by Star Kitchen
- 10. Morico Japanese Restaurant Cafe
- 11. Givral Bakery
- 12. Ivoire Pastry Boutique Bakery
- 13. Hurom Juice Cafe
- 14. Japanit Matcha & Coffee
- 15. Beard Papa's
1. Maison Marou
- Address: no.167 - 169, Calmette St., District 1
- Open hour: 9 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $4.35 - $8.69 (100,000 VND - 200,000 VND)
If you are a chocolate lover, then you should never miss trying one in Maison Marou. This little dessert shop has been for years well-known for its chocolate (called the best chocolate in the world by The New York Times)
Coming here, of course, you can enjoy some chocolate and related desserts like cakes, cookies, or drinks like coffee. All are bittersweet and melt once you put them in your mouth.
Sitting side the shop that is open and airy with a combination of European and Oriental style in design, you will feel pretty chill and relaxable. Also, chatting with your friends while enjoying the desert could be a great experience, so try to come here in a group. Also, as the chocolate here is well packed, you can buy some for your midnight snack or as a gift to your Vietnamese friends that you have not seen for a long time.
2. ABC Bakery & Cafe
- Address: no.225 - 223, Pham Ngu Lao St. District 1
- Open hour: 6 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $0.87 - $8.69 (20,000 VND - 200,000 VND)
As one of the places to find the best dessert in Saigon, ABC Bakery & Cafe can give you an enthralling experience of enjoying your bread, savouring some coffee, and watching the city in the early morning or late afternoon.
The bakery itself offers a wide range of European bread and coffee. Among them, Baguette, pastry, and croissant are the signatures, also highly recommended when you come here for the first time.
The bread is crispy on the outside, and inside, they are soft, sweet. When combined with some hot coffee, they will give you a really good taste. Besides, there are vegan options and cupcakes for kids, both of which are quite delicious. Therefore, you will not have to worry about not finding the suitable one.
The bakery is open all day, serves breakfast, lunch, brunch, and even late at night. Usually, it is recommended that you come here for breakfast or late at night as it would be a great experience. The inside space of ABC Bakery & Coffee is not special, just like a common one, so don’t expect too much.
ABC Bakery & Cafea
3. Fanny Ice Cream
- Address: no.29 - 31, Ton That Thiep St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 8.30 am - 11.30 pm
- Price range: $0.96 - $13.00 (22,000 VND - 299,000 VND)
Rated 4 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and receiving many good reviews, Fanny Ice Cream is one of the best dessert stores in Saigon. On coming here, you will be served cool sweet ice cream.
Having existed since 1994, Fanny Ice Cream has soon earned its reputation among the Saigonese for its delicious well-decorated ice cream. Here, there are a lot of flavours for you to choose from and try. All are quite good, so if you have kids, this can be a great place in Saigon to hang out.
The prices of some are quite reasonable, while others can be pretty high. However, considering the delicious taste and elegantly decorated indoor space, it is worth it.
- Address: 3rd floor, no.42, Nguyen Hue St., District 1
- Open hour: 10 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $1.26 - $8.69 (29,000 VND - 200,000 VND)
In Dosh, you can find some of the best donuts in Ho Chi Minh City for a relaxing afternoon with your friends. Enjoying them with a cup of coffee and chit-chatting with each other will be a great experience.
Here, donuts are offered with a wide range of kinds and toppings so that you can freely choose and try at quite a reasonable price. Each donut has its taste and flavor but all are quite good and not too sweet; therefore you don’t have to worry about your and your kids’ health.
The drinks are also quite diverse. Among them, a cup of coffee is worth a try. As Dosh is quite hard to find, you can come with your Vietnamese friends so that they can guide you to it. Besides, coming with friends is always more interesting.
5. Tous Les Jours
- Address: no.180, Hai Ba Trung St. District 1
- Open hour: 8.30 am - 8.30 pm
- Price range: $1.30 - $2.87 (30,000 VND - 66,000 VND)
As one of 15 places to find the best dessert in Saigon, Tour Les Jours offered you a variety of bread, sandwiches, and cakes.
On coming here, you can freely choose among them to try and talk to your friends. If sitting right in the store, you can order some croissants, profiles, or tiramisu with some tea or coffee to enjoy. They are pretty suitable for a relaxing afternoon.
Besides, for small parties, you can come here to buy some cakes as they are pretty delicious and well decorated. As all food and drinks here are served at a pretty low cost, your budget travellers don't have to worry about spending too much money on dessert but just enjoy it.
6. MOF Japanese Sweet & Coffee
- Address: no.30, Le Loi St. Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 8 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $3.04 - $7.17 (70,000 VND - 165000 VND)
If you are too familiar with European-styled desserts, then MOF will satisfy your taste with new tasty Hokkaido ice creams. Here, the ice creams are quite diverse and especially, made from fresh fruits and Hokkaido milk. They feature a slightly sweet taste, suitable for all ages but not harmful for your health.
Also, other desserts like Kakigori or IMO are worth trying. Coming here with friends and kids, you will have a space to talk to your friends, and your kids can play around without annoying other people. Besides, as the interior design of MOF is quite cozy and stunning, it is great for taking some photos.
7. Yi Jia Dessert
- Address: no.363, Vinh Vien St., Ward 5, District 1
- Open hour: 10 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $0.87 - $2.09 (20,000 VND - 48,000 VND)
Besides Western desserts, those coming from Asian countries can give you a really good taste and experience. Among them, Hong Kong and Taiwan sweet gruels are some of the most famous. To enjoy them, you can go to YI Jia Dessert.
Coming here, you will be impressed by the variety and diversity of sweet gruels. There are tofu no.1, Taro ball no.3, steamed coconut, and many other kinds. Usually, you can choose to try tofu or mixed mango gruel as they are best sellers here.
Unlike Western desserts, Hongkong and Taiwan gruels have a slightly sweet taste that comes from fruits and other natural ingredients, so they are, in some way, quite good for your health. Besides, the inside space of Yi Jia is pretty small, cozy, and suitable for friends' hangouts (3 - 4 people) or couples’ dates. If you are planning to come here, go with your friends.
Yi Jia Dessert
8. Ralf's Artisan Gelato
- Address: no.17, Le Van Mien St., Thao Dien Ward, District 2
- Open hour: 3 pm - 9 pm
- Price range: $2.83 - $3.48 (65,000 VND - 80,000 VND)
On coming to Ralf’s Artisan Gelato, you will be served the most delicious Italian ice creams in Ho Chi Minh city. This Italian-run ice cream shop is committed to providing the original Italian ice cream with a tasty sweet taste. Each one here has its taste but all are suitable for friends or family hangouts.
Besides, you will not only be impressed by the ice creams' tastes but also be amazed by the cozy space inside the store. Here, you can have a private space to chat with your friends or have fun with your kids without annoying others. Also, it is great for taking some photos.
9. Desert Bar by Star Kitchen
- Address: no.8A/11C2, Thai Van Lung St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 10 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $0.87 - $2.17 (20,000 VND - 50,000 VND)
Like MOF Japanese Sweet & Coffee, Dessert Bar by Star Kitchen provides Japanese desserts which are mostly cakes.
Coming here, you will be offered a wide range of cakes to choose from and try. Among them, Tokyo Cheesecake, Hokkaido double cheese, and Mango Passion cake are highly recommended. You can enjoy them with a cup of coffee or bubble milk tea. The taste then will be great.
Besides, the space inside the shop is well-designed in minimalism with all-black simple furniture, bringing you a sense of cosiness. However, it is not great for taking some photos as the light is quite faint.
10. Morico Japanese Restaurant Cafe
- Address: no.30, Le Loi St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 10.30 am - 9 pm
- Price range: $3.04 - $7.17 (70,000 VND - 165,000 VND)
On coming to Morico, you will be offered a wide range of Japanese desserts, from cakes to ice creams, and drinks. All are very delicious.
Here, matcha desserts are the signature so if it is your first time trying Japanese desserts here, you should order them to try. Though served at a pretty high cost, they feature high quality and really good taste.
The inside space of Morico is quite soft and cozy, suitable for friends’ hangouts. You can come here with your friends or family to try more dessert. The price is quite affordable.
Morico Japanese Restaurant & Cafe
11. Givral Bakery
- Address: no.114, Ham Nghi St., Ben Nghe Ward, Quan 1
- Open hour: 6.30 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $1.09 - $3.04 (25,000 VND - 77,000 VND)
As one of 15 places to find the best dessert in Saigon, Givral Bakery offers you a wide range of cakes.
Among them, tart, cupcake, and opera are the signatures that you should try on your first time coming here. Besides, you can buy a cake for your small party with friends and family. As all cakes here are quite fresh and slightly sweet, you don’t have to worry about your and your children’s health.
Givral Bakery is quite close to Takashimaya Mall, so you can come here for dessert after having your meal. Unfortunately, the bakery just offers takeaway, and the space inside is not too special.
12. Ivoire Pastry Boutique Bakery
- Address: no.57, Nguyen Du St., Ben Tre Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 10 am - 7.30 pm
- Price range: $4.35 - $6.52 (100,000 VND - 150,000 VND)
Since its first grand opening, Ivoire Pastry Boutique Bakery has soon earned a great reputation for its Western cakes. Coming here, you will be offered a wide range of cake choices.
If you come here for the first time, the highly recommended deserts are macarons and almond croissants. The macarons are soft, aromatic, and slightly sweet, while the croissants are hot, chewy, and flavorful. When eaten with drinks like tea or coffee, they will give you a really good taste.
Besides, other cakes like tiramisu or cupcakes are worth trying. As all cakes here are pretty small and well decorated. You can take some check-in photos
Also, the space inside the bakery is quite cozy, but a bit small, so it is recommended that you should come here with only 2 or 3 friends. One thing to take note of when you get to Ivoire Pastry Boutique Bakery is that it lies on a one-way street, you should slow down so as not to miss it.
13. Hurom Juice Cafe
- Address: no.80, Ham Nghi St., District 1
- Open hour: 9 am - 10 pm
- Price range: $2.17 - $8.69 (50,000 VND - 200,000 VND)
Coming to Hurom Juice Cafe, you will be served delicious Korean desserts, especially bingsu.
Here, Patbingsu is eaten with a variety of fresh fruits, great for summertime in Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, other desserts and drinks are worth trying. Therefore, on some hot days, you can get here to relax and hang out with your friends. The shop is quite airy and open so that you can feel very comfortable when enjoying the dessert here. Also, there are seats on the balcony for you to enjoy the view over the street.
14. Japanit Matcha & Coffee
- Address: no.130, Tran Hung Dao St., Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1
- Open hour: 9 am - 11 am
- Price range: $1.57 - $6.52 (40,000 VND - 150,000 VND)
Japanit Matcha & Coffee, as its name suggests, provides all Japanese Matcha Desserts like Matcha milk tea, Matcha cake, and Matcha ice cream. Coming here, you can order the matching combo to try. It will give you a very delicious original taste. Besides, other desserts like raspberry or blueberry Panna Cotta are pretty good, so if you can come here with your friends to try more.
15. Beard Papa's
- Address: B3, Vincom Center, no.72, Le Thanh Ton St., District 1
- Open hour: 12 am - 8 pm
- Price range: $1.22 - $4.78 (28,000 VND - 110,000 VND)
Beard Papa is one of the most popular dessert shops in Saigon and is known for its sweet soft cakes. Here, a variety of cakes are offered at reasonable prices. You can choose to try some choux, eclairs, and cookies with drinks like milk tea, or tea. The taste will be so good that you can’t stop eating them. This shop usually serves takeaway, so if you have a chance to get to Vincom Center, you can drop by to buy some and eat it while walking around the mall. It is quite an interesting experience.
Above is our top recommendation for 15 places to find the best dessert in Saigon. As it is the biggest city in Vietnam, you may find out more delightful options here with various types of dessert that we cannot mention in this article. Book Saigon food tours with us and have a "sweet" time in this tasty city!
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