Egg coffee is listed in the famous drinks in Hanoi capital, Vietnam. Many coffee shops sell this kind of coffee, but not all of them are good. Vietnamdrive introduces you to the popular egg-coffee destinations in Hanoi to taste its original flavor.
1. Giang Café
Giang café is one of the best egg cafes in Hanoi, especially hot egg coffee, and egg cocoa are very delicious. The thick layer of eggs in Giang is always impressive, but for those who are used to drinking coffee, the egg will feel a bit tired. But, if someone is a fan of egg cream, that one will love egg coffee here.
Ice egg coffee with chocolate is another famous cup, medium fat, delicious, sweet, strange aroma… This cup is generally suitable for people who like sweet things, less bitter, but still love the coffee flavor.
Many tourists travel to Hanoi, they come here to taste the special flavor. The shop is quite crowded (always crowded) but the coffee comes up quickly. Besides the local people, a lot of foreign visitors with all kinds of languages also come to this place. Sometimes it’s too crowded, this café is not for relaxing, it is a place to taste the local dink in Hanoi.
This egg cafe is located on a small alley, and the front face of the shop is a bit small, So, you need to notice when coming here to avoid going pass it. The shop has 2 floors, and clean; many guests like to sit on the sidewalk.
- Address: Alley 39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Phone: 091 700 22 99
- Opening hours: 07:00 – 22:30
- Price: 15,000 – 35,000 VND
- Website: http://cafegiang.vn
2. Dinh Cafe
Dinh cafe is also a shop that is not to be missed when talking about egg coffee in Hanoi. Dinh coffee is established much later than Giang coffee, but it is famous for egg coffee drink with a strong flavor. The shop is located in a prime location in the middle of the capital Hanoi. The sitting area is located on the second floor of an old house tinged with time, nostalgic space with Trinh melodious music.
The owner of Dinh café is Mrs. Bich who is Giang’s daughter. Therefore, the egg coffee flavor here retains the features created by Giang. The cup is not placed in a bowl of hot water like in Giang, but only a tiny cup, in the palm of the hand. In addition to egg coffee, Dinh also attracts customers by the delicious cacao egg coffee.
A plus point for Dinh Café is that the restaurant has a balcony, from the balcony overlooking is Hoan Kiem Lake. It is romantic when sipping a cup of coffee in the afternoon, watching the surrounding scenery. However, the seat by the balcony is limited. If you are lucky, you can get it when it’s empty.
The egg cafe here is not sweet, the decoration is beautiful! The egg layer is delicious, but the coffee is a bit bitter! If you do not like the bitter taste of coffee, you may order cacao egg cups.
- Address: Floor 2, 13 Dinh Tien Hoang, P. Bac Bac, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Phone: 0359 026 626
- Opening hours: 07:00 – 22:30
- Price: from 20,000 VND
3. Old Quarter Coffee 11 Hang Gai (Ca Phe Pho Co)
Egg coffee at the Old Quarter Cafe appeared later than Giang and Dinh shop. But, this place is also chosen by a lot of tourists, it is because tourists not only love the taste of the egg coffee cup here but also are impressed by the nostalgic, quiet atmosphere of the restaurant.
And the Old Quarter Coffee shop (Ca Phe Pho Co) is also small. Egg coffee of this shop is the perfect combination between the bitterness of coffee, the sweet aroma of milk, and the greasy taste of chicken eggs without being fishy. Visitors can enjoy this drink in every season of the year.
Café’s Old Quarter is a cafe that attracts Vietnamese guests and the love of foreign visitors. The shop covers the old house with the atmosphere of the 19-20 century on the lower floors. The top floor of an old building is where you can watch Hoan Kiem Lake and catch the cool breeze.
The café looks friendly with the cute fat cat that is very close to the customers when visiting the shop.
- Address: 11 Hang Gai, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
- Phone: 024 3928 8153
- Opening hours: 07:00 – 22:00
- Price: 20,000 VND – 55,000 VND
4. Loading T Café
Loading T is located on the second floor of an old French-influenced house right on 8 Chan Cam Street. The nostalgic space covers from the front to the inside of the shop, the old cement steps, small light bulbs stretching on one side, the other stretching out with lovely pots of plants.
The old house with the typical yellow paint of the balcony is tinged with moss. The brick wall looks very simple and rustic. Four to six sets of tables and chairs arranged around a small area create a warm friendly atmosphere. Although the space is not large, it’s still comfortable to seat to taste a cup of egg coffee. What a super delicious egg coffee.
The cup has nice scented egg cream with cinnamon odor. It is a very impressive and special flavor. Besides, visitors can order other drinks. Coconut milk coffee is another choice, it has cinnamon in a huge cup.
The owner directly makes the drinks for guests, runs in and out continuously but always pays attention to each person. He is really very enthusiastic. This impressive address is worth coming to taste the cup of coffee to know the style of Hanoi.
- Location: Loading T Cafe – 2nd floor, No. 8 Chan Cam, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
- Operating hours: 09: 00-23:00
- Phone: 090 334 20 00
- Price: from 30,000VND
5. Tho Café
Café Tho is located on Trieu Viet Vuong Street. The shop is a suitable destination for those who are looking for an airy, wide space and sipping a cup of hot egg coffee early in the morning.
Egg coffee here has a strong taste of coffee, moderate egg, sweet, but not too sharp. Tho Coffee is designed with the style of old cafes. Space includes inside the room and on the sidewalk. Sitting on the pavement is the favorite way of many Vietnamese people to look the life going up and down.
If you do not want to taste the egg coffee, other drinks here are quite good, there are different coffee, smoothies, cocoa,…. Smoothies shake from fresh fruits with moderate sweetness, very thick feelings.
Café Tho is also crowded, so it is noisy, mostly working people. Although the sitting area is comfortable, smoking is allowed. So, when you go with children, you should notice this one. Maybe, sitting outside is better because it is also airy, and quite good.
- Address: 117 Trieu Viet Vuong, Bui Thi Xuan, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
- Operating hours: 7:00 – 23:30
- Phone: 0842 202 310
- Price for a drink: from 25,000VND
Above are the five well-known shops of egg coffee which we would like to introduce you to enrich your eating and drinking in Hanoi. Most of them are good to taste the typical drinks of Hanoi Vietnam. For the foreign tourists, we often recommend to come to taste Giang Café or the Old Quarter Café.
When do you go to these places? Will you taste a cup of egg coffee? It is nice to hear your feelings after drinking this unique cup of coffee.