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Explore Michelin Selected 2023 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City (Part 2)

Let’s continue the exciting journey with Kamereo on the list of Michelin Selected 2023 restaurants. In this article, we will take you to visit 06 unique culinary destinations, each offering its own distinctive, diverse, and innovative style.

1. OKRA Foodbar:

Located in Thao Dien neighbourhood, adorned with vibrant oil paintings, OKRA FoodBar presents itself as a humble space where Chef Jamie Celaya and his passionate team work to create unique dishes and inventive cocktails. 

The menu at OKRA is regularly changed, combining Argentinean flavours with local ingredients, always emphasizing sustainability and the seasonality of the environment. If you are looking for new flavours, OKRA guarantees to provide a highly enjoyable and exciting culinary experience for your taste buds.

  • Address: 10 Thao Dien, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Thu Duc
  • Opening hours: 17:30 – 23:00 (closed on Mondays)
  • Price range: 500.000 – 700.000 VND

2. Octo Tapas Restobar:

In Greek, “Octo” means eight, symbolizing luck and the desire for expansion and prosperity from the founder and chef, Julien Thabault. Octo Tapas Restobar has gained fame for its Spanish-style tapas. The dishes at Octo are not overly complex but carefully selected and skillfully prepared. The chef uses no more than three to four spices to ensure that guests can truly taste the freshness of the ingredients.

  • Address: 75 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
  • Opening hours: 11:30 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 22:00
  • Price range: 500.000 – 1.000.000 VND

3. Lai – Cantonese Restaurant:

Lai Cantonese represents a unique harmony between authentic Cantonese cuisine and contemporary elements. The highlights are undoubtedly the renowned Dim Sum and Peking Duck dishes. The culinary creations at Lai are not only outstanding in cooking techniques, presentation, and health benefits but also encompass artistic expressions and symbolic meanings of Confucianism.

  • Address: 28th Floor, Sedona Suites, 92-94 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
  • Opening hours: 11:30 – 14:00 & 16:00 – 22:30
  • Price range: 300.000 – 600.000  VND

4. Esta Saigon:

The standout feature of Esta is the Modern Asian style, aiming to combine the best and most fascinating elements of Asia through the diverse experiences of Chef Francis Thuận. The dishes are lively, flavorful, and spontaneous, each carrying a story from the chef and unrestricted by any boundaries. The Esta menu consistently pays homage to Vietnam’s climate, vegetation, and harvest, creating a harmonious balance between comfort and a premium culinary experience.

  • Address: 27 Tran Quy Khoach, Tan Dinh Ward, District 1
  • Opening hours: 18:00 – 23:00
  • Price range: 700.000 – 1.500.000 VND


Fashionista Café is part of The House of Fashion, an innovative fusion of fashion and fine dining in a French-inspired architectural space. The predominant style at Fashionista Café is French cuisine with a Vietnamese twist, providing different experiences for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, and dinner.

  • Address: 22B Phung Khac Khoan, Da Kao Ward, District 1
  • Opening hours: 09:00 – 22:00
  • Price range: 400.000 – 1.000.000 VND

6. Hervé Dining Room:

With a Zen-inspired decor, Hervé Dining Room takes pride in its open kitchen and unique menu designed by Chef Hervé Rodriguez, the only Michelin-starred chef in Vietnam. Chef Hervé Rodriguez ceaselessly explores and uncovers extraordinary flavours worldwide, blending them harmoniously with the distinctive essence of traditional Vietnamese cuisine to create new dishes and introduce Vietnamese gastronomy to the realm of the global stage.

  • Address: 204/20 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Thu Duc
  • Opening hours: 18:00 – 21:00 (closed on Mondays)
  • Price range: 1.500.000 – 2.500.000 VND

With the two parts of the Michelin Selected 2023 list, Kamereo believes that you now have more choices for new experiences. The world of gastronomy is a vast land full of creative and pioneering ideas, generating endless moments of distinctive combinations.

Kamereo is proud to accompany restaurant partners to ensure diverse and high-quality ingredients on the journey of culinary exploration.

Read more:

Explore Michelin Selected 2023 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City (Part 1)

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