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Top 10 Best Mexican Food Restaurants in Saigon

July 14, 2023 - 1503 views

In Ho Chi Minh City, you can enjoy cuisines in many different countries with authentic tastes. If you love food with beautiful colors and strange spicy flavors, Mexican food is the most appropriate choice. If you want to enjoy Mexican cuisine, then immediately pocket the delicious Mexican restaurants in Saigon shared below.

1. Nonla Guys Restaurant

  • Address: No.40/24 Bui Vien St., District 1, Ho Cho Minh City
  • Opening hours: 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
  • Price range: $1.7 - $3.8

In fact, Nonla Guys is not where you can find authentic Mexican food but a place that you can try the amazing taste of Asian-Mexican fusion cuisine. You will find the familiar taco, tortilla, burrito here with different toppings that you haven’t seen anywhere else before such as Bun Cha Style Grilled Pork, Korean Bulgogi, Korean Spicy BBQ Pork, Japanese Style Chicken, and Tofu.

Besides the Mexican-style fast food, Nonla Guys also offer rice bowls with Vietnamese/Korean/Vegan ingredients which can be the perfect choice for your lunch. The only issue is that this restaurant is quite small and you may feel uncomfortable if having your meal here; but for anyone who is always ready for a take-away, this place is absolutely amazing!

Nonla Guys Restaurant Ho Chi  Minh


2. La Fiesta Restaurant

  • Address: No.128 Ly Tu Trong, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 11.00 am - 9.00 pm
  • Price range: $4.1 - $10.6

An authentic Tex-Mex restaurant - that’s all you can see when coming to La Fiesta and tasting its foods. You will find all the typical Mexican foods when you get to this restaurant and read its diverse menu. It’s hard to say what is the signature dish here as there is a long menu with many foods to choose from; however, La Fiesta’s tacos and nachos are recommended by most of the diners so if it’s your first time here, you should start from them. In addition, drinks are also a highlight of this restaurant with many typical recipes in Tex-Mex style and the Sangrila is definitely a must-try. 

La Fiesta Restaurant Saigon


3. Rico Taco Restaurant

  • Address: No.74/7 Hai Ba Trung St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
  • Price range: $1.9 - $11.9

Mexican foods made by a Mexican chef, there’s nothing to criticize about Rico Taco restaurant. All dishes and drinks here are considered to retain the rich flavor of the original Mexican dish. Rico Taco has changed the perception of diners' taste when it officially came into operation. The restaurant combines two styles in one dish such as fish skewers with lemongrass and grilled shrimp or traditional Fajitas with dipping sauce included salt and pepper as an authentic Vietnamese recipe. Besides the delightful foods, Rico Taco owns an impressive drinks menu, especially the alcoholic options which include typical Latin drinks with Mojito, Margarita, Pinacolada, and Mexican Mule. 

In Rico Taco, in addition to having delicious food, the space here is also very beautiful and spacious. This restaurant is like a tiny Mexico. You will feel the sense of Mexican culture whenever you come to Rico Taco. It is decorated with colorful, bold Mexican style with traditional and antique motifs, suitable for both romantic dates or crowded gatherings of friends. Also, there are inside and outside dining areas for you to choose from depending on your preference.

Rico Taco Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


4. Gringo Taco Restaurant

  • Address: No.137 Camette St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 11.00 am - 9.00 pm
  • Price range: $1.9 - $13.1

Nested on a small street in Ho Chi Minh City center, compared to most Mexican restaurants here, Gringo Taco is a little more expensive. However, along with the price, you will receive a larger portion which is a set with at least 2 dishes or 1 main dish along with some side dishes on the same plate. Another factor that makes the name of Gringo Taco is its homemade ingredients like fresh corn tortillas from corn masa flour (Maseca), queso fresco (fresh cheese), Mexican crema, all of their sauces and salsas.

Also, the collection of Tequila in Gringo Taco is extensive, if you are a fan of alcoholic Mexican drinks, you shouldn’t miss the chance to taste not only the Tequila here but also some impressive cocktails here. After all, don’t forget to order some churros which is an amazing dessert here and definitely a suitable choice to finish your meal sweetly.

Gringo Taco Restaurant Saigon


5. Sancho's Craft Beer & Mexican Kitchen

  • Address: No.207 Bui Vien St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 10.00 am - 2.00 am
  • Price range: $1.9 - $26.9

You will find Sancho Cantina easily as it is located on the famous Bui Vien St. in Ho Chi Minh. As a crafted beer and Mexican foods restaurant, Sancho Catina is not only famous for its authentic food flavor but also the delightful homemade beers. More than a place to have lunch or dinner, this restaurant is more like a bar for hanging out with your friends and chilling overnight. 

Sancho's Craft Beer & Mexican Kitchen Saigon


6. Tippy's Mexican Food Saigon

  • Address: No.99 Street No.45, Ward No.6, District 4, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 11.00 am - 8.30 pm
  • Price range: $1.9 - $12.4

Located in District 4 which is quite far from the city center; however, if you are a fan of Mexican food, Tippy is a worth-trying address. The signature here is the taco which is recommended by most customers here who raved about its savory meat (pork/chicken) and fresh salsa. On the other hand, the burrito and nachos are not so highly recommended here as some diners claimed that they are pale colors, sometimes cold in the middle, oily, and don’t have appetizing looks.

Tippy's Mexican Food Saigon


7. The Boathouse Restaurant

  • Address: 40 Lily Rd., APSC, 36 Thao Dien, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 9 am - 9 pm
  • Price range: $5.4 - $38.9

The Boathouse is not a Mexican-only restaurant, it also serves American-style foods, seafood, and grilled dishes in different styles. However, Mexican foods, especially burritos, are always the specialties of this restaurant. The must-try burrito here is the Grande burrito which is raved for its amazingly delightful taste made from fresh and high-quality ingredients. This burrito is served with a layer of sauce and melted cheese on top of the burrito. The dish is served with salsa, guacamole, chopped lettuce.

The restaurant is decorated in a modern style, not too Mexican, perhaps because it serves a variety of dishes from different countries. But one thing is for sure that the space here is very cool with comfortable light so that everyone can enjoy a delicious meal with friends and relatives.

The Boathouse Restaurant Saigon


8. District Federal Restaurant

  • Address: No.84 Xuan Thuy St., Thao Dien, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 11.00 am - 9.00 pm
  • Price range: $3.6 - $77.3

District Federal is a colorful place that is pretty decorated. The restaurant's chef is from Mexico with many years of experience, so you don't have to worry about the foods’ deliciousness and Mexican authentic taste here!

Burrito is the restaurant's "specialty" with ingredients such as mashed beans, cheese, minced lettuce, purple cabbage, and an optional filling in 5 different flavors. Tacos, fries, and toast are made daily with homemade corn masa, salsas, queso fresco cheese, and slow-cooked meats are also prepared daily.

The District Federal is designed to be a casual, distinctly Mexican bright and colorful space with two distinct dining areas. There is an airy area looking into the open La Cocina (the kitchen), where you can enjoy the Loco atmosphere of the busy "cocina", and see the chefs prepare your food in person, nothing is hidden.

An air-conditioned interior is also lively, with a 7-meter bar, served by experienced and friendly staff with cocktails, serving up amazing frozen Patron Margaritas among dozens of items. another drink. Where you can enjoy authentic Mexican food, great drinks in a real Mexican atmosphere.

District Federal Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


9. Chilango Taco Restaurant

  • Address: No.70E Pasteur St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 5.00 pm - 10.00 pm
  • Price range: $2.1 - $7.8

If you want to enjoy authentic Mexican street food, Chilango Taco is the best choice in Saigon. The culinary of Mexico is mainly hot and very fresh because the dishes are made from ingredients such as corn, beans, chicken, pork, beef, potatoes, tomatoes, pepper, peppers, onions, avocados, guava, peanuts, etc. Besides the vibrant colors, Mexican cuisine is especially prominent in the variety of pungent flavors. It seems that these two characteristics are the combination of hot Latin and vibrant European style.

Always skillful in processing dishes, so the dishes here are not only delicious but also very beautiful. Mexican cuisine is a blend of natural ingredients and flavors. Enjoying the street food at Chilango Mexico Saigon, why not?

Saigon Chilango Taco Restaurant


10. Bandido Saigon - Tacos and Tequila

  • Address: 24bis Dong Du St., District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 5.00 pm - 9 pm
  • Price range: $2.4 - $30.2

Bandido is a lovely colorful restaurant where you can find the best modern tacos in Saigon. Not just the familiar recipe, you will find here tocos with fusion toppings such as tuna sashimi + guacamole, seafood + guacamole, or octopus + guacamole +  pickled onions. Modern fusion tacos in Bandido receive many compliments from diners and are usually recommended on social networks. Besides the signature tacos, you shouldn’t miss the chance to try the tequila here which is believed as one of the best in Saigon. In addition, this restaurant is also a hot check-in spot for youngsters with a colorful design that reminds them of Mexico in the 80s.

Bandido Saigon - Tacos and Tequila

Above are the most delicious Mexican restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City, hope it will help you have more choices to change your taste while staying in Vietnam, and at the same time enjoy the characteristics of Mexican cuisine.

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