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Saigon Cooking Class

74/7 Hai Ba Trung Street, | Ben Nghe Ward, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3825 8485
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Should be on your list of things to do in HCMC but not at the very top

The class was from 10-1pm (I think there is an afternoon session too). After I signed up I got an... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
mikeonvashon
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Seattle, Washington
Authentic, fun and polished

I’ll go straight the point: this is an incredible experience, one I’d recommend to any visitor. I... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2018
Thomas W
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Saigon Cooking Class offers cooking class, street food tour & culinary team building! What makes our popular cooking class unique is the association with the fantastic Hoa Tuc restaurant allowing us to use their recipes in a beautiful colonial building. Our talented Chefs exclusively fluent in English teach classic Vietnamese dishes as well as contemporary, excellent, Hoa Tuc signature recipes. Each participant has his own material and ingredients to follow the Chef step by step and cook his own meal. Our goal is to give you as much as possible for 1 session Vietnamese cooking skills so that you can continue to learn and explore by yourself. For adventurous people hop on the back of ours scooters or go for a walking visit and let our Chef guide you across Saigon's hidden alleys to sample the best of local delicacies. A true feast! From Tuesday till Sunday, cooking class twice a day, street food tour everyday! For companies or large group contact us for unforgettable team building!
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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74/7 Hai Ba Trung Street, | Ben Nghe Ward, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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+84 8 3825 8485
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

The class was from 10-1pm (I think there is an afternoon session too). After I signed up I got an email telling me to meet them at the Ben Thahn market at 8:45 to pick up ingredients. Of the 6 people in the class 4...More

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Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

I’ll go straight the point: this is an incredible experience, one I’d recommend to any visitor. I would happily go again! Firstly, I highly recommend choosing the “market tour + class” option. Although you could learn the same amount from the class alone, the market...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I really enjoyed the market tour and cooking class, the market tour was great fun with the guide running through ingredients we would be cooking with that day and others as we passed them. The cooking course was held in an old colonial building, and...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

We did a private market tour and cooking class with Saigon Cooking Class on our recent visit to Ho Chi Mohn City and really enjoyed the experience. Met our chef Oanh at the Ben Thanh Market and did a tour around buying a few last...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We had a nice tour in the ben thanh market with the guide showing us the local products. The cooking class is very well prepared and organised (3 courses). Thank you very much to our chef, Oanh, very helpful and friendly. The result is delicious...More

1  Thank Tristan G
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Reviewed April 6, 2018

A really fun way to learn how to cook traditional Vietnamese food and learn more about their culture! The food was delicious and the chef was great.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The scooter food tour was so fun! You go to a local market where you try fruits and some food. Then a flower market and other food stands. The guides tell you about the foods and uses. All the food you eat is included in...More

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The three of us, two adults and one child of eight, had a great morning doing the market visit and cooking class. We met Lin, the lead chef for the day, at the market where she told us about various ingredients to include spices, herbs,...More

Thank TMC409
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Reviewed March 21, 2018

The Cooking class is for $45 and for 3 dishes which are quintessential, it was a bit much. There were 10 people so it's not very personal and it is unnecessarily. Expected to learn more about Vietnamese food and cooking techniques considering the restaurant standards....More

Thank Vaaridhi
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

Love Hoa Tuc restaurant so thought this class would be great. Made three basic dishes - summer rolls, mango salad, fried rice. Very little actual cooking, most food pre-prepped, not a lot to eat. Instructor methodical more than fun. Drinks other than ice tea were...More

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Kyung Hwa C
November 26, 2017|
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Response from priscellashum | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I am not the teacher but yes they have classes every night
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August 10, 2017|
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Response from Ilda S | Property representative |
sorry, I didn't saw your question, I answer here in case this is usefull for other people. We give information and take booking by phone or email or on our website only. Tripadvisor don't allow us to write our website or... More
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kyrokoay
November 1, 2016|
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Response from Ilda S | Property representative |
Hello, please send your enquiry to our booking department: contact@saigoncookingclass From Tuesday till Sunday we have classes twice a day from 39.5 usd/pax, and we are very centrally located at a walking distance of all... More
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