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The 10 Best Bars on Bui Vien Street, Ho Chi Minh City

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This article will highlight some of the best bars and beer clubs located right on Bui Vien Street. Get tips on avoiding Bui Vien bar scams with Saigon Vibes’ recommendations.

1. The View Rooftop Bar

Established in 2012, The View Rooftop Bar is situated within the vibrant Saigon Backpacker Area, drawing in a diverse crowd of both travelers and locals seeking to relish the splendid view of Ho Chi Minh City. Here, guests can indulge in exotic cuisine and drinks, all within a romantic and cozy ambiance. Setting it apart from the bustling and noisy bars and clubs, The View Rooftop Bar provides an ideal setting not only for unwinding and enjoying the music but also for engaging in relaxed conversations with companions. 

Address: On the 9th floor of Duc Vuong Hotel, 195 Đ. Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

2. Happy Life 185

Known as ‘Happy Life‘ or ‘Club 185’ among its regular patrons, it has become something of an institution, particularly among the city’s English teachers. Here, you’ll encounter fascinating individuals from all corners of the globe, although occasionally you might also come across some less desirable characters. Such is the essence of Bui Vien

Address: 185 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

3. Food & Beer 102 Bui Vien

Best place in the entire walking street for a drink and snack! The perfect balance: not too loud that you can’t hear each other, but still with a good background music from other spots further along the street as well as people watching! The staff were incredible and was the main reason we returned for a second visit! 

Address: 102 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

4. Le'Fê Rooftop Bar

A cozy rooftop bar with great views of the city. The staff and very friendly and welcoming, from the doorman on the street to the waiters in the bar they were all so kind and accommodating. The drink and food selection is great with a combination of both Vietnamese food and western food. 

Address: 198 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

5. Boosh Rooftop - Drinks and Games

Boosh Rooftop – Drinks and Games offers a welcoming ambiance, delightful staff, and delectable drinks. My personal favorite was the ‘Still Here.’ Overall, I had a fantastic experience and would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone seeking a fun and laid-back night out

Address: 6 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

6. Hair Of The Dog

Hair of the Dogs is an exceptional party destination in the heart of Bui Vien street, Ho Chi Minh City. Without a doubt, it stands out as the finest establishment on this street. The atmosphere is unparalleled, boasting incredible music and delightful dancers. It’s a must-visit for anyone coming to HCMC
Address: 194 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

7. Mooneys Saigon

Mooneys Saigon is a must if you love live music. The atmosphere is magical, and the musicians that play there are fantastic. There’s open mic nights and something for everyone’s taste. The staff are wonderful too, as is Mooney himself. If you like good music and great company I can’t recommend a visit to Mooneys more.

Address: Alley 40 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

8. Club COCO

Club COCO offers excellent comfort, top-notch service, and great facilities. It’s one of the hottest spots on Bui Vien tourist street, possibly due to its recent opening, stunning dancers, and attentive staff. Enjoy a carefree experience here, and even though it’s the only picture I took when leaving, it’s worth considering. If you’re visiting Bui Vien, consider adding it to your itinerary!

Address: 103 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

9. Riot Bar

If you want a more private space with no drowning noise and blasting sound, this is the place. Plus, drinks are affordable and you can order some finger foods. They are still in their soft opening as of this writing. Looking forward to your grand opening, Riot!
 
Price per person: ₫300,000–400,000
Address: 12/1 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
 

10. Saigon Motorbike

I absolutely loved this bar, Saigon Motorbike. It became my regular spot for relaxation during my stay. The staff were incredibly friendly, and it offered the perfect vantage point for people-watching while sipping on an affordable, ice-cold drink. It’s a fantastic place to sit down, order a beer, and unwind while taking in the vibrant atmosphere. You won’t be disappointed; it’s simply great!

Price per person: ₫100,000–200,000
Address: 167 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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