Not Sipping Coffee In Vietnam Is Like Disrespecting Its Heritage!

Post by Uzma Kidwai | Jan 25, 2017

Smell of coffee can make anyone happy and refresh and if you are in Vietnam then you are lucky to sip the most amazing brews. Yup, world’s second largest producer of coffee is waiting for coffee lovers with a variety of flavors and innovative coffee houses. 

Coffee if taken alone can be a great company, as its aroma and taste take you in a different world where you are surrounded by your imaginations and good thoughts. And café runners in Vietnam make sure that your journey of enjoying coffee doesn’t hit a roadblock hence offer a pleasing ambiance. 

In Vietnam, coffee treats await you on every street corner. There are independent coffee shops that are popping up everywhere in Vietnam and at any given time of day, you’ll be able to pick up a cup of brew for prices as low as less than a dollar.

Though, initially, your taste buds will not accept the taste of the bittery taste of coffee but tasting it twice will make you feel the goodness of coffee. Interestingly, the chocolate notes that are found in Vietnamese coffee come from roasting the beans with butter and fish sauce – doesn’t sound appetizing, but we can assure you the result is a good one.

Namely these four variety of coffee Cà phê sữa đá (iced coffee with sweetened condensed milk), Cà phê đen đá (iced black coffee), Cà phê sữa nóng (hot coffee with sweetened condensed milk) and Cà phê đen nóng (hot black coffee) are the ones that are mostly available at cafes there. 

Okay now let’s find out where you can find the best coffee treat.

L’Usine

This café, fashion boutique, and art gallery serve up some of the best Italian coffee. This is where you can have best latte in the city, but they also do a great iced Vietnamese coffee. Don't miss the mushroom and olive stuffed chicken sandwich along with your coffee.

Café Runam

This café has the most beautiful décor, for example, the upstairs terrace, has foliage growing up the walls and is adorned with fairy lights, while inside there are loads of inviting sofas and cozy corners for you to get lost in a book in while you sip on your coffee.

For those looking for something a bit different, we would recommend the Sand Dune, which is two shots of espresso mixed with Baileys, Kahlua and rum.

M2C Café

This is another café with great décor. The copper lamps, exposed brick walls, concrete floors and comfy sofas will surely catch your eyes. Do try the iced Vietnamese coffee here also; those who want to try something else can sip the shrimp soup here. 

Id Café

Taste their signature iced coffee with milk and get lost in its delicious flavors. You can here get great Wi-Fi speed so if you wish you can also check your mails or work done here along with coffee. 

Trung Nguyen

It is cited as the Vietnamese version of Starbucks. It serves the best Vietnamese coffee and has classy interiors with great Wi-Fi network! 

These are the Coffee joints where you can sip amazing brews when in Vietnam. Till we meet next, take care!