Ho Chi Minh Gay Cafés & Restaurants

Ho Chi Minh Gay Cafés & Restaurants

Fancy a nice cup of coffee in a gay-friendly environment? Visit one of these gay-owned cafés & gay-popular restaurants in Ho Chi Minh.

Highlands Coffee is a well-established Vietnamese coffee shop that has been in business for over 20 years, with branches all across Ho Chi Minh City.

This cafe, especially its branches in District 1, is a popular hangout for local gay guys who come to enjoy a coffee break, surf the net, read a book or check out other gay customers.

The busiest times are in the early evening and on the weekend.

Updated: 15-Feb-2022

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PRIDE Cafe is a gay / LGBTQ+ cafe in District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Serving a wide variety of hot and cold drinks, as well as snacks and pastries. This trendy cafe offers some specialty coffee and signature drinks – try a traditional Vietnamese coffee or a scrumptious tiramisu frappe!


cafe, coffee, food

Updated: 15-Feb-2022

166E Đ. Trần Hưng Đạo, Phường Nguyễn Cư Trinh, Ho Chi Minh City

Weekday: 11am - 10pm
Weekend: 11am - 10pm

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This venue will re-open in May 2022

Saigon’s #1 sandwich, bánh mì and salad shop. Owned by a gay American expat, Journeys features over 30 sandwiches, made with only the freshest ingredients from all over the world in a clean and friendly environment.

Open from 7am. Located in the heart of District 1 (just 200m from the Backpacker Area and 250m from Ben Thanh Market). Free WiFI available.


cafe, restaurant, free wi-fi

Updated: 15-Feb-2022

30-36 Phan Bội Châu, 1st Floor, Bến Thành Ward, (Enter through 34 Phan Bội Châu), Ho Chi Minh Cuty

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February 2022: This restaurant is now closed.

LGBT-friendly Vietnamese restaurant in Ho Chi Minh’s bustling backpacker’s nightlife district.

Five Oyster serves seafood and Vietnamese food, with daily specials, relaxed atmosphere, rooftop terrace, attentive staff. Special requests and dietary requirements can be accommodated.

Great value for money and cheap beer. Try the fresh oyster with dipping sauce – only 50 cents each! 2014-2015-2016 recipient of Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor.


bar, music, 'cafe, restaurant, free wifi

Updated: 15-Feb-2022

234 Bui Vien Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh

Weekday: 09:00 - 23:00
Weekend: 09:00 - 23:00

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November 2021: This venue is temporarily closed. 

A neighbourhood restaurant that turns into a gay-popular hangout & karaoke bar at night. PAPA Café serves food and drinks for lunch and dinner.

Until around 8pm, the stage is predominantly occupied by gay guys & their LGBT friends who like to show off their singing skills. Friendly service and extensive menu for food and drinks.

Located on Cong Truong Quoc Te traffic circle.


bar, music, 'cafe, restaurant, karaoke, free wifi

Updated: 15-Feb-2022

6B Công trường Quốc Tế Q.3, Ho Chi Minh

Weekday: 07:00 - 00:00
Weekend: 07:00 - 00:00

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