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“Outstanding Vespa food tour”
Review of Saigon Street Eats

Saigon Street Eats
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Get off the tourist trail and dive into the real Ho Chi Minh City, home of the world's best street food. All Saigon Street Eats groups are small because we want you to feel like you're hanging out with friends. We offer three food-focused tours - the Pho Trail, the Seafood Trail and Street Food 101 (an introduction to street food). We are the only tour outfit in town offering Pasteur Street craft beer on our evening tours. Bear in mind our tours aren't for everyone. They are designed people like us -- people who don't usually do tours, people who want to experience local life and people who love to explore a culture through its food by eating where the locals eat.
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on the Saigon Street Eats food tour. Our guide Lau and his team were exceptional. They got us safely around on vespas through the utter madness of Saigon rush hour and nighttime and gave a real thrill to myself, my wife and our 14 & 12 year old daughters. Lau’s passion for the food really added to the evening and their insights into all things Vietnamese made for an evening which we’ll long remember.

A highlight of an amazing holiday.

4  Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We wanted to experience the real Saigon. Our guide from another tour, Le Su, recommended this tour.
We were met at our hotel in District 1 by our four motorcycle drivers. While one of us was extremely nervous about the ride, the driver Sang was incredibly supportive and kind. In fact, the most nervous rider became the most enthusiastic!
The rides through evening Saigon traffic was so much fun! Simply the best way to experience the journey: a car or bus would have been boring!
The five stops for food, including dessert, were extremely well curated and showed off a wide variety of south Vietnamese cuisine.
Vu, our guide leader and business owner, was incredibly knowledgeable, energetic, entertaining and professional. Our drivers all doubled as guides and gave each of us a wonderful sense of what it is like to live in this marvellous city.
The food itself was outstanding and the only problem is that we ate too much! Our advice: pace yourself to really enjoy every stage!
Beer, water, juice is included, as well as the food.
We cannot thank Vu, Su, Sang and the whole team enough for such a wonderful experience!
Without doubt this has to be one of the best possible experiences to be had in this wonderful city!

1  Thank benjaminhF1747LO
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We did two of their tours - Pho trail and Seafood trail. Since the locations remain more or less unchanged, I will not spoil the surprises for you, but rather give a general overview.
PHO: it only starts with a pho (a super one), but you then see, taste, and hear so much more. You finish with a lunch, so you are more than full until the dinner. Walking only, but not a lot at all.
SEAFOOD: phenomenal - all four places. Super food and plenty of it. Definitely try everything, don’t be shy or picky. And trust all the other reviews: don’t skip the scooter part of it! We had quite cold feet before it, but felt comfortable and safe from the very first moment. It is an experience you mustn’t miss.
I can only speak in superlatives about the guides - informative, knowledgeable, fun to spend time with.
Worth every cent and minute!

4  Thank Matevz
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

If you do one thing while your in HMC make sure you put Saigon Street Eats (SSE) on your list.

We arrived in HMC three days ago and struggled to work out where the best places where to eat authentic Vietnamese food. Before going on the tour we have been eating at overpriced food chains as we were unsure what street foods were ok to eat. After going on your SSE tour last night we were not disappointed, finally after 3 days of touring the city we got to eat some amazing traditional foods! Our host Barbara and her team of locals were so welcoming and the tour itself got us tasting everything we’d be dreaming of since being here. (We had the best Bahn Mi, I mean it was literally food porn)

Don’t attempt it yourself, you will never find the best street eats on your on as they best food is spread across all the districts of HMC. Let experts take you around so you have the best foodie experience while you’re in HMC.

4  Thank Emelia S
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

We did the pho trail and This was a very good tour !! Great guides,attentive, great food. Would throughly recommend !!

2  Thank Jessica R
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