Blog: A Mid-Autumn Delight: Embark on a Culinary Journey of Ho Chi Minh City’s Mooncakes

πŸŒ• There will be an event not to be missed on August 15, lunar calendar. That is the Mid-Autumn Festival – the Reunion Festival. When mentioning the Mid-Autumn Festival, it is impossible not to mention moon cakes – an indispensable dish and gift for meetings with friends and family gatherings.
🌟 Traditional mooncakes feature a rich, dense filling made from lotus seed paste or red bean paste, occasionally containing salted egg yolks as a delightful surprise. They are intricately designed, with intricate imprints on the outer crust that depict symbols of good fortune, longevity, and prosperity.
And now, I want to introduce you to some incredibly enticing and equally famous places to buy mooncakes in Ho Chi Minh City (Beside Kinh Do and Givral Bakery):
1 .Dong Khanh moon cake – Genuine Golden Rice
2. Tai Thong Moon Cake – The most delicious moon cake you should try
3. Brodard Bakery
4. Dai Phat moon cake shop
5. Nhu Lan moon cake shop
6.Bibica Saigon Moon Cake
7. Dong Hung Vien moon cake shop

1.dong khanh

πŸ‘‰ Dong Khanh moon cake brand is very famous in the city. HCM. With more than 70 years of experience producing moon cakes on the Full Moon day of August. Dong Khanh affirms its reputation, quality and customers’ love for it. Nowadays, there are more and more new brands being born, but when mentioning moon cakes, people immediately remember Dong Khanh’s cakes.
πŸ‘‰ Possessing a traditional baking recipe combined with a modern production line. However, to meet customer needs, Dong Khanh is now launching many more beautiful and luxurious products while still retaining their own unique flavor.
Dong Khanh Moon Cake address
🏠 Address: 62 Tran Hung Dao, Ward 7, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City
πŸ’° Price: 20,000 VND – 470,000 VND/piece

2. Tai Thong

πŸ‘‰ With a strong Malaysian cuisine flavor, Tai Thong store will be a place to buy moon cakes not to be missed. The store’s moon cake boxes have a luxurious and sophisticated design, very suitable for buying moon cakes as gifts for relatives, friends, superiors, etc. There are many moon cake sets in Tai Thong. for you to choose. Such as traditional moon cake gifts, lava cakes and snow shell cake gifts.
Where to buy Tai Thong Moon Cakes
🏠 Address: Floor B2, Takashimaya, 92-94 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ben Nghe, District 1
πŸ’° Price: 680,000 VND – 1,388,000 VND/1 box.


πŸ‘‰ If you need to find a luxurious, modern and eye-catching moon cake box. You can refer to Brodard Bakery’s moon cakes. Similar to Givral, Brodard also makes a high-end mooncake line. Brodard Moon Cakes is famous not only for its excellent cake quality but also always leads the market in its luxurious and classy cake box design.
Brodard includes products with 15 traditional flavors Salty – Sweet – Vegetarian and 06 modern flavors. Each cake represents the baker’s enthusiasm from the stage of choosing green – clean – nutritious ingredients. To harmonize the sweetness, create an eye-catching cake shape.
Brodard Moon Cake Address:
🏠 Address: 11 Nguyen Thiep, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, City. Ho Chi Minh.
πŸ’° Cake prices range from 720,000 VND/box of 2 cakes to 2,800,000 VND/box of 4 cakes.

4. Dai Phat

πŸ‘‰ Dai Phat moon cakes have a unique feature: mini cakes with funny shapes. With a variety of flavors from scallops, stewed abalone, red apple bird’s nest, melon, lychee, mangosteen, cheese, longan, coconut milk, taro, blueberries,…
πŸ‘‰ Besides, the moon cakes in Dai Phat are also called by interesting names. Like wish-fulfilling rabbit cakes, golden sequin cakes, salted egg lava cakes, baby pig rich cakes, rich and prosperous rainbow cakes, swirling full moons, thousand-layer moon cakes, golden spray golden cakes,…
🏠 Address: 181 Bui Huu Nghia, Ward 1, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City
πŸ’° The price of Dai Phat moon cakes for each box ranges from 300,000 VND/box of 12 cakes to 2,800,000 VND/high-end moon cake box.

5.Nhu Lan

πŸ‘‰ Nhu Lan is also an address selling delicious moon cakes in the city. HCM. Regarded by many customers as “High quality Vietnamese goods”, Nhu Lan cake is increasingly asserting its position in the market.
Nhu Lan has different types of cakes such as sticky rice cakes and baked cakes with a variety of fillings. The baked product line has fillings such as: bird’s nest, fish fin, mixed, roasted chicken, vegetarian mixed, durian coconut, green tea lotus seeds, durian lotus green beans, red apple beans, tiramisu cheese lotus. ..
Mooncakes at Nhu Lan store have a unique and delicious flavor that still meets the trend of less sweet, less fat and are handmade from a traditional moon cake recipe.
🏠 Address: 365 Hai Ba Trung, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.
πŸ’° Price ranges from 290,000 VND – 860,000 VND/box of 4 Nhu Lan moon cakes.


πŸ‘‰ Bibica is one of the famous confectionery brands. Therefore, mooncake products from Bibica always attract customers and are very popular. Bibica moon cakes have 2 lines: baked cakes and sticky cakes, with traditional moon cake products. Such as sausage mixed cake, Jambon roasted chicken, green beans, green tea lotus seeds, coconut milk, taro, mochi.
Bibica also has high-end moon cake boxes such as Tue Nguyet, Phuc Nguyet, Da Nguyet, Thu Nguyet, Anh Nguyet with elegant and sophisticated gift boxes.
🏠 Address: 59 Nguyen Khac Nhu, Co Giang Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
πŸ’° Bibica moon cakes range from 220,000 VND/box of 2 cakes to 280,000 VND/box of 4 cakes of 150g.

7.Dong Hung Vien

πŸ‘‰ Dong Hung Vien moon cake has a quite simple design, not too sophisticated. However, it still brings a cozy and close feeling to customers. The mooncakes here have a traditional style. Among the growing number of industrial cake production brands, Dong Hoa Vien is still the satisfactory and satisfied choice of many families on the annual Reunion Day.
🏠 Address: 176 – 177 Bai Say, Ward 4, District 6, City. HCM
πŸ’° Dong Hung Vien mooncake price: ranges from 390,000 VND – 1,040,000 VND/1 box.


  1. What is the significance of the Mid-Autumn Festival?

  2. What are some of the traditional ingredients used in mooncakes?

  3. What are some of the symbolic designs that are often imprinted on mooncakes?

  4. In addition to Kinh Do and Givral Bakery, what are some other popular places to buy mooncakes in Ho Chi Minh City?

  5. What are some of the unique characteristics of each of the recommended mooncake shops?

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