There is no better time in Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon) for backpackers than happy hour. Backpackers and expats alike escape their day and park it at the nearest bar, while tourists take a load off after a day of exploring the capital.
Happy Hours are an essential component to making it through daily life in any city. Regardless of why you need discounted drinks, this is the best happy hour deals in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
- Chanh Bistro Rooftop Saigon
Come over, have a cool drink, relax. We take care of the rest. Good western international food made to order. Quality drinks. Affordable. Chanh Bistro Rooftop Saigon (est. 2015) serves affordable western international quality cuisine, with many vegetarian interesting options.
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Address 1: 43-45 Ho Tung Mau Street, Ward Nguyen Thai Binh, District 1, HCMC
Address 2: Rooftop, 171 Ly Tu Trong Street, Ward Ben Thanh, District 1, HCMC
Happy Hour: 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM. Buy 1 Get 1 with Cocktail, Red Wine, Gin, Vodka, Rum.
2. Glow Sky Bar President Place
Glow Skybar, located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh on the top of the President Place building, overlooking the leafy trees of Reunification Palace is one of the cities most iconic rooftop bars. Boasting stunning panoramic views of the urban skyline it is an ideal destination to soak up the city atmosphere in a luxurious setting whilst enjoying a world-class selection of drinks served by an award winning bartender team.
The well stocked bar offers a full selection of premium spirits, wines and beers as well as a list of exquisite signature cocktails especially crafted especially for Glow by Head Mixologist ‘The Vinh’. To accompany the drinks Glow offers a great ‘Tapas style’ sharing menu, featuring a range of favorites from Eastern to Western cuisine from light bites to more substantial plates.
Opening Hours: 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM DAILY
Address: 93 Nguyen Du, District 1,HCMC
Happy Hour: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3. Bar 5 Saigon
Open since 1998, Number 5 Bar Saigon is known its friendly staff, cold beer, and awesome food. This place is very suitable for backpackers who have a love for sports, especially football.
Opening Hours: 10.30 am – 1 am
Address: 44-46 Pasteur, Ward Ben Nghe, District 1, HCMC
Happy Hour: 3pm to 7pm: All you can drink Tiger beer and San-Miguel beer with VND130.000.
4. The Deck Saigon
If you’re willing to invest the extra time and cab ride out to District 2, The Deck Saigon in An Phu is a must visit for those with a pension for champagne, caviar, riverside dining, and the option of arriving via private boat. It ranks amongst the most delicious and expensive meals I’ve enjoyed in Saigon at $25 to $100 USD per person depending how much damage you’d like to do. I suppose I’m one of those people who is a sucker for a deal such as buy-one-get-one on bottles of Moet & Chandon and $1 oysters during their popular Sunday brunches. Cocktails will run you 175k VND and up, and a premium champagne bellini 490k.
Opening Hours: 10:30 AM – 1:00 AM
Address: 38 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien, District 2, HCMC
Happy Hour: 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM, drinks with the half price
5. Indika Saigon
Indika is the ideal place to escape the craziness of the busy Saigon. Hidden at the back of an old french style house, there is no other place like it.
When you step into Indika, you will have found your new place to chill, eat, drink and enjoy some good music in a special atmosphere with friendly service. Indika Saigon has several special events such as Jam Session every Wednesday, Free Flow, etc.
This place accepts cash only .
Opening Hours: 7:00 AM – 12:00 AM
Address: 43 Nguyen Van Giai Street,Ward Dakao, District 1, HCMC
Happy Hour: 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM, you can drink craft beer for 200k VND
6. The ATM Cocktail Bar and Kitchen
With great decorations, good food and drink, this place is very suitable for you to grab your mate and enjoy the atmosphere heer. Especially, on every Friday and Saturday, The ATM Cocktail Bar and Kitchen has a special acoustic performance.
Opening Hours: 5:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Monday – Saturday)
Address: 27/10 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, Ward Dakao, District 1, HCMC
Happy Hour: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, you can have 50% discount on selected food and drinks.
You can check out our recommendations here to find your most suitable places with the best happy hour deal.