Best Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh

Best Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh


Admit it, there will be days during your travel wherein you would find yourself craving for home cook meals. No matter how tasty and tempting the dishes in Vietnam may be, there are times wherein we would opt-in for familiar dishes – something that is close from home, if you are a tourist. Should you have the option and means to whip up a dish for yourself or the whole travel gang, here’s a list of the Best Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh.


This is one of the well-known specialty supermarket chains that houses healthy food and beverages imported from all over the world. It is a business spearheaded by Vietnamese-French couple, Ha and Eric, who are both ardent about high-end produce and haute cuisine. 

Fueled by their dream to bring finer food options and beverages to Vietnam’s dining tables, they came up with an idea to open a European specialty food shop – making An Nam Gourmet one of the best supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh.

They have supermarkets in Hai Ba Trung (District 1), Thao Dien street (District 2) or Saigon Center (District 1). The Annam Gourmet is a personal choice for expats, it offers an array of products such as champagne and wines, fruits and vegetables, fresh meat and seafood choices, spices and herbs. It also offers the largest variety of cheese and cold cuts – aside from being the best quality in the market, the products here are sold at affordable competitive prices.

An Nam Gourmet in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


Emart is the first hypermarket established in Vietnam 2015 located at 168 Phan Van Tri Street, Ward 5, Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City. It belongs to Korea’s leading retail group which has a total investment of up to 60 million USD, boasting a used area of about 11,900 square meters while the actual construction area is 19,700 square meters. 

This supermarket aims to provide a modernized convenient shopping environment with spotless display aisles and shelves.  Aside from quality products found here, it is also the best place to shop when on a tight budget as the products budget-friendly. 

Emart also possess entertrainment areas suitable for children, restaurants to go to for when you need to munch and other services

Emart in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


With a combined 179 domestic and foreign ventures in Japan, AEON mall is one of the largest retail trade groups in the world – tracing its history since 1758, AEON has been in operation for over 250 years.

AEON Mall has 2 branches in Ho Chi Minh located in Binh Tan and Tan Phu districts. It has molded the supermarket system across Vietnam with its superb service and infrastructures. 

The AEON Group consistently aims to always set the bar for “Customer first” during its operation. The corporation runs with its principle towards a prosperous, peaceful society through retail activities. It has gained the trust of its customers and has been widely expanding not just across Japan but other notable countries in Asia including Vietnam.

Aeon Mall in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


CoopMart: A Vietnamese chain that has several locations accessible for everyone around Ho Chi Minh. It may not have any imported products to offer however, you will surely find housewares and clothing options. If you find yourself craving for Vietnamese dishes, this is the perfect place to visit.

It offers fresh rice noodles, which are in the fruit and veggie section. With over 100 shops scattered around the Ho Chi Minh area, this store chain has been growing for 25 years now.

Big C: Following a hypermarket model or store trading center in Vietnam, Big C has captured the hearts of both expats and locals. It offers a wide variety of options for groceries or shopping in general. Due to its hypermarket nature, it is usually jam packed with customers – if you are headed to one or planning to, Big C hypermarkets are usually located in the suburbs of Vietnam.

Pro Tip to avoid the hustles of shopping, avoid going at early hours in the evening and the weekends.

Supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam


Convenient stores can be found in almost every street of Ho Chi Minh and can easily be accessible. They offer several items to sell with a big higher price compared to supermarkets. The most notable convenient stores in Vietnam are:  Circle K, Ministop, Family Mart, 7 Eleven, Shop & Go, B’s Mart, Vinmart. 

They offer similar products or some have more to offer. Several of these convenient stores offer membership cards wherein you can earn points for discounts on your next shopping.

Convenient Stores in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

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