Vietnam might be best known for its classic Vietnamese coffee, but a Third Wave of coffee has been sweeping over Ho Chi Minh of late, with great coffee fast becoming the norm. Here’s where you’ll find some of the best coffee in Ho Chi Minh.
A whole range of passionate coffee enthusiasts have been redefining our expectations, educating both the consumers and other people entering the coffee industry. Those are the coffee shops we wanted to celebrate today. Some are big, some are small, but they are all equally passionate about their product.
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The Workshop was Ho Chi Minh’s first speciality coffee roaster, and is still going strong today and inspiring countless new cafes. You can sample every type of coffee style here, from V60, Wave, syphon or cold drip to their classic espresso offerings. Beans come from Da Lat and Colombia and are ethically sourced.
You can choose to sip on slow drips, espresso or creative cold brews at Shin Coffee. It now has two Ho Chi Minh outposts since opening in 2015. Run by a team that’s dedicated to always giving you the very best coffee and experience, this is a caffeine Mecca in the city.
Bosgaurus Coffee not only serves amazing coffee but also provides experiences around the knowledge of the cup of coffee, such as roasting workshops and cupping session, They’ve top-of-the-range coffee equipment and roast their own beans fresh every day.
The Old Compass Cafe is a little sanctuary in Saigon in a 1960s apartment building, that serves up brekkie, fresh juices and delicious coffee all day long. The menu is simple but precise, with long black coffees, espresso and traditional Vietnamese brews. By night, it transforms into a boozy hideaway.
You’ll be hard pressed to find people more passionate about coffee and improving the whole coffee scene in the city than the folks at Half Past Six. They serving up some of the best coffee in Ho Chi Minh. You can enjoy amazing cà phê sữa đá as well as espresso brews.
ID Cafe is the kind of coffeeshop where you will happily spend an entire afternoon. The coffee is fantastic, baristas are friendly and the decor is stylish. It’s an absolute gem that should be on any caffeine addicts list of where to get the best coffee in Ho Chi Minh.
Inspired by Italian espresso bars, Saigon Coffee Roastery is pretty self explanatory: a superb coffee spot that roasts and brews only the best of local beans. Their coffee blends come from Dalat and around the world such as Kenya, Ethiopia.