Bread and pastries are part of Vietnamese food culture. It is used for Banh Mi and other popular Vietnamese meals and snacks. Actually, even if you weren’t Vietnamese, you would still need a slice or two every now and then, so, if ever you’re in Saigon and in the hunt for fresh baked goodies, head on over to these bakeries:

What bakeries are there in District 1?

BreadTalk Bakery

breadtalkvietnam.com

Floor B3, Unit 15, Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton, D1;

+84 28 3993 9025

Delivery service is available but you will be charged according to your location. The cheesecake is nice. Basic English is spoken.

Brodard Bakery

brodardbakery.com

11 Nguyen Thiep, D1; +84 28 3822 3965

38B Tran Hung Dao, D1; +84 28 7304 6888 

380B Hai Ba Trung, D1; +84 28 3820 2223

171 Dong Khoi, D1; +84 28 3824 6525

French-style bakery serving pate chaud, croissants, muffins, cakes and cookies, along with wedding and moon cakes. Online orders and delivery available. Basic English is spoken.

Eastgate Bakery & Café

eastgate.vn

8A Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 28 6654 4446; +84 28 6654 4445 (for order/reservation)

Their menu is rich in options including more than 200 varieties of sweets, sandwiches, burgers and beverages. Basic English is spoken.

Givral

https://www.givralbakery.com.vn

Hotline: (028) 3979 7350 / 3868 4377

Union Square, 169 Dong Khoi, D1; +84 28 3822 8659

350 Hai Ba Trung, D1; +84 28 3844 3295 

114 Ham Nghi, D1; +84 28 3915 3704 

40 Tran Hung Dạo, D1; +84 28 3837 0822

Givral is Vietnam’s oldest bakery brand and is known to have fine cakes. Delivery is free of charge for purchases from VND300,000 in most districts. Basic English is spoken.

Paris Baguette

Floor B2, Union Square, 171 Dong Khoi, D1;

+84 28 3936 9577 

Many varieties of bread, cakes, sandwiches and beverages on offer. Delivery services until 5pm if the total bill is VND300,000 or more. Eating space available in some venues. Basic English is spoken.

Pat’aChou

pat-achou.com

135 Hai Ba Trung, D1; +84 28 3823 9988 

65 Le Loi, Ben Nghe, D1

Pat’aChou provides fresh bread, viennoiserie, pastries, frozen products, sandwiches and cakes. Free delivery for orders from VND300,000. Basic English is spoken.

Tous Les Jours

Tljus.com

180 Hai Ba Trung, D1; +84 28 3823 8302 

Floor 3, Diamond Plaza, 34 Le Duan, D1; +84 28 3825 1821

B2-04, Vincom Center, 72 Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 28 3993 9036

59 Tran Hung Dao, D1; +84 28 3914 4350 

187 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, D1; +84 28 3925 1908 

67-69 Cach Mang Thang Tam, D1; +84 28 6290 7329 

Floor B3 Union Square, 171 Dong Khoi, D1; +84 28 3822 8881

17/13 - 17/14 Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 8 3824 1329 

6 Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 28 3824 8844

A Korean chain serving baked products, birthday cakes, coffees, juices and soft drinks for take away or for eating on-site. Basic English is spoken.

Une Journee a Paris

234 Le Thanh Ton, D1; +84 8 3827 7723 

This French cafe near Bến Thành Market serves arguably some of the city’s best French breads and pastries. Delivery is available for orders above VND300,000. English and French are spoken.

What bakeries are there in District 2?

La Vita Bakery

lavitabaker.com

73 Thao Dien, D2, +84 28 6252 7373

British style bakery offering whole grain and flavorful breads, as well as muffins, bagels, scones, pies, tarts, cookies and more. English is spoken.

Voelker

voelker-vietnam.com

39 Thao Dien, D2; +84 28 6296 0066

French-run bakery selling fresh pastries, breads, quiches and pies. Their tarts and cakes are among the best in the city and delivery is free inside D2. English and French are spoken.

For the ultimate list of where to get the best bread in all districts in Saigon, read this article on the Best bakery in Saigon.

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