Discover the Central Vietnam specialties in the heart of Saigon.

For more than 20 years of establishment, Hoi An Sense has imprinted on local and international diners by the culinary culture of the ancient town and the traditional Vietnamese cultural space.

In the heart of bustling Saigon, Hoi An Sense (formerly known as Hoi An restaurant) paints a peaceful picture with its’ traditional space and ancient town specialties. It brings nostalgia to indigenous people coming here to enjoy food. Inspired by the rich taste of Central dishes, for more than 20 years, Hoi An Sense has always been a magnificent destination for international travelers for its excellent culinary values and the bold Vietnamese culture from the furniture.

Hoi An Sense gathers Vietnamese culinary quintessence, which is exquisitely expressed through the typical taste of the three-region cuisine and the skillful finesse of the top chefs. The menu of Hoi An Sense includes typical dishes of Hoi An such as Cao Lau, Com Hen – baby basket clams rice, or delicious home-made cakes such as white rose dumplings, steamed rice roll stuffed with pan-fried scallop, Banh la cha tom – flat rice flour dumplings with fried shrimp balls cut in slides, etc.


Not just those dishes, Hoi An Sense also brings new and unique experiences with charcoal-grilled dishes, blended with traditional marinated sauce recipe and skilled charcoal grilling techniques. Every dish here is carefully cooked and skillfully decorated. A series of diverse dishes, with the quintessence of all three regions, has been recreated on each party table by talented chefs in Hoi An Sense. Average price of a customer: 1,000,000 – 2,000,000 VND (equivalent to 57 – 113 CAD).

Established in 1998, Hoi An Sense is a top destination for politicians. Hoi An Sense was honored to welcome many heads of state and high-ranking international officials such as Russian Prime Minister, Queen and King of Denmark, Former President of Iceland – Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson and his wife, etc. Each customer from indigenous to international who comes to Hoi An Sense is overwhelmed by the traditional beauty of Vietnamese designed wooden houses architecture. It is known that this place was built entirely by hand, with a spacious balcony, relaxing aquarium, and cozy decorative lanterns, bringing a unique Vietnamese cuisine space in the heart of Saigon. Notably, every week, Hoi An Sense often has cultural performances, using traditional instruments to serve the customers.

With the beauty of Vietnamese culture and culinary specialties preserving space, Hoi An Sense is honored to receive many certificates and special awards.  They are: Top 100 best restaurants in Vietnam voted by Mon Ngon Vietnam magazine; Top 3 of the 101 best restaurants in Asia voted by Daily Meal Magazine; One of the top 5 restaurants meeting travel standards voted by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Lạc Lạc

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