Basilico Restaurant


Outsiders come to Vietnam, and particularly Ho Chi Minh, its most global city, with inquisitive palettes for the nearby cooking. Be that as it may, regardless of how heavenly Vietnamese nourishment is, in the long run everybody hungers for grub from their place of root!

Fortunately, Saigon is a metropolitain play area for foodies. It appears that a large portion of the organizations open in Saigon are offering some random thing to eat however what you can be sure of is that with the deluge of expats that have entered the city throughout the most recent couple of decades a great number of restaurants have developed contribution all way of universal foods, including Italian.

Italian nourishment is cherished and esteemed around the world, yet is without a doubt the most valued by the individuals who call the boot-molded European nation their own. Italians need their solace nourishments. Fortunately for them, and all admirers of Italian nourishment, there are a bunch of excellent choices in Saigon to choose from. So whether you’re searching for a low-spending lunch or an evening time top notch food experience, City Pass Guide has tried and tasted Italian dishes over the city to bring you what we believe is our rundown of the best Italian restaurants in Saigon.



Address: 36 Tống Hữu Định, Area 2

Opening times: 10:30AM – 10PM

Value: VND160,000 to VND450,000 for a principle course.

In case you’re searching for a true blue Italian eating involvement with a peaceful domain, you need to look at Pendolasco, arranged in its own French manor in the core of Thao Dien. Pendolasco, a most loved among foodies in Locale 2, is striking for its acclaimed “pizza alla palla” for which its Pizza Ace culinary specialist Manuel Reale won the Renowned World Pizza Title in Parma in 2017.

Pendolasco is one of the longest-running and best Italian restaurants in Saigon. The beautiful nursery air joined with the determination of conventional nourishments concocted by world-class gourmet specialists from the old nation, it gives one of the overall best Italian nourishment encounters you’ll discover in Saigon.

Basta Hiro – Pizza & Pasta
Basta Hiro – Pizza & Pasta

Bragging a determination nine new pastas and four dry, the gourmet experts are genuine researchers who have aced the specialty of cooking pasta that is both satisfying to the taste just as the stomach.

The Carbonara pasta with pork cheek is a group top choice. This homegrown culinary pillar from Rome is generally made with a clingy egg-based sauce and bacon, yet Pendolasco’s gourmet experts have included scrumptious lumps of pork cheek, which make each chomp detonate in your mouth like a succulent bacon-seasoned bomb.

Alongside pizza and pasta, Pendolasco has a spinning entryway of fundamental dishes made by gourmet experts who get that, as proprietor Carlo Anzon stated, “Cooking isn’t static, it is a unique workmanship.”

Our preferred dish: The pasta “female horse e monti”, a Focal Italian pasta dish made with fish and mollusks with a porcini mushroom base. The flavor is warm, inconspicuous and gritty.


Generally speaking, Pendolasco gets a solid rating of 4.5/5 on Facebook, 8/10 on and 4/5 on TripAdvisor. The least negative survey was based on a potential customer being not able to discover the restaurant. However, we here at City Pass Guide discover it in inappropriate behavior to leave a 1-star rating for a restaurant you couldn’t eat at in light of the fact that you got lost. Most of analysts talked about the reliably great nourishment and agreeable environment.

Child Neighborly: Completely. Pendolasco even offers cooking classes for kids. Check their Facebook page for the timetable.

Business Lunch: Yes

Sentimental Feasting: Indeed, delicate lighting and a nursery setting make this an extraordinary date scene yet since this restaurant is very child agreeable you may find that you and your amante are eating “family style”.

Huge Gatherings: Yes

Pizza 4P’s


8 Thủ Khoa Huân, Region 1

8/15 Lê Thánh Tôn, Region 1

MD2 Đại lộ, Nguyễn Văn Linh, Region 7

151b Hai Bà Trưng, Region 3

sixth Floor, 65 Lê Lợi, Saigon Center Shopping center, Region 1

Opening times: 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. regular (Last Request: 10:30 p.m.)

Value: VND250,000 – VND500,000

Although, Pizza 4P’s in to a great extent known as a combination restaurant, it additionally has a considerable amount of exemplary Italian contributions, the nature of which award it an impressive situation on this rundown as outstanding amongst other Italian restaurants in Saigon.

Pizza 4P’s opened in Vietnam 10 years prior with the acknowledgment that neighborhood individuals love bread and may welcome some better than average gourmet pizza with incredible outside. The foundation, with five areas across Saigon, highly esteems its crucial “Conveying Stunning, Sharing Bliss.”

Pizza 4p’s additionally endeavors to take an interest with neighborhood ranchers to bring cafes a veritable ‘homestead to table’ understanding. For instance, when the organizers experienced difficulty sourcing ricotta cheddar for their pizza and pasta dishes, they chose to remove the agent and began making it themselves. They develop their cheeses in the focal city of Dalat, where they likewise source the vegetables for their dishes.

The utilization of crisp cheddar in their contributions makes each dish exceptional. Pizza 4P’s “Ricotta Cheddar Parma Ham Wrap” is an invigorating and famous canapé. Cool, appetizing and with a bit of rocket, it has a one of a kind taste that makes it an astounding starter.

Pizza 4P’s is likely generally amazing for its homemade burrata cheddar, which can likewise be separately bought at every area. By plunging the burrata cheddar in salt brackish water, which solidifies the external layer, a sort of pack of dissolved cheddar is made. When opened, the burrata spills all finished and improves the kind of whatever dish it winds up on.

Pizza 4P’s likewise cooperates with Saigon’s own Maison Marou to make regular pastries which are interesting to every one of the restaurant’s areas.

Some Italian perfectionists might be astounded by the way that Pizza 4P’s started in a patio pizza broiler in Tokyo not Sicily but rather as the authors compose on their site: “[Pizza] has risen above outskirts, age and sex, and is currently dearest by such a significant number of.”

This adoration for Italian motivated cooking in Vietnam can be embraced by the way that in spite of having five Pizza 4P’s areas to choose from across Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll be hard squeezed at night to get a table without a booking.

Our preferred dish: The House-made “smoked cheddar Bolognese spaghetti” is a champion. Any aficionado of Italian nourishment has clearly eaten Bolognese spaghetti sooner or later however an additional piece of smoked burrata softened over the pasta draw out the kind of the Bolognese hamburger and takes the dish to another level.


Out of 3,312 restaurants in HCMC, Pizza 4P’s positions #32 on TripAdvisor. 2,565 individuals set aside the effort to audit one of the five Saigon restaurants and just 17 individuals left a negative survey. Pizza 4P’s likewise appreciates a generally high score of 7.9/10 on and a solid showing of 4.5/5 on Facebook. Most analysts were overwhelmed by the motivated and uncommon flavors. However, this probably won’t be the spot to go on the off chance that you incline toward customary Italian food.

Child Well disposed: Yes. They have extraordinary bamboo plates and cutlery for kids and are constantly glad to accomodate with child seats or additional pads for minimal ones.

Business Lunch: Yes

Sentimental Eating: Yes

Enormous Gatherings: Indeed, however know without a booking you might be in a tight spot.

The Long @ Time Square

Address: 22 – 36 Nguyễn Huệ Road, Region 1

Opening times: 10:00 a.m. to 0:00 a.m.

Value: VND138,000 to VND238,000 for a pizza

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