Egg coffee is a unique beverage currently available on the menu at many coffee shops in Hanoi. The combination of the fragrant and rich flavor of egg blended with the bitterness of coffee, skillfully crafted by the baristas, creates an irresistible drink that you won’t forget. If you visit Hanoi, make sure to come and enjoy egg coffee at one of the coffee shops we will introduce below.
What are the ingredients of egg coffee?
The main ingredients that make up egg coffee are:
- Egg yolks
- Pure coffee
- Boiling water
The best egg coffee shops in Hanoi
When it comes to egg coffee in Hanoi, the first name that is often mentioned is Giảng Café. This place attracts a large number of foreign tourists and has been featured in the press and on television multiple times because it is where the first egg coffee was created, offering the original flavor for those who try egg coffee for the first time.
If you want to try the traditional taste of Hanoi’s egg coffee, Giảng Café is an excellent destination. However, if you want to explore different flavors of coffee such as salted coffee, decaf coffee, cold brew, or various types of tea, smoothies, pastries, etc., there are also many other coffee shops to choose from on Nguyen Huu Huan street.
Branch 1: 39 Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Branch 2: 106 Yen Phu Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 07:00 – 22:30
What makes the egg coffee at Neo Cafe special and captivating for customers is that it is served “fresh.” Instead of making a batch of egg cream and using it gradually, the egg cream at Neo Cafe is made each time a customer orders it. However, you don’t have to wait long because the baristas here are very quick and professional, and it only takes about 5-10 minutes for you to have a delicious and creamy cup of egg coffee at a price of only 35,000 VND (equivalent to 1.5 USD).
Branch 1: 33 Le Dai Hanh Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi.
Branch 2: 35B Nguyen Huu Huan Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Branch 3: 109 Chu Van An Street, Ward 26, Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City.
Opening hours: 07:00 – 23:00
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In terms of taste, this place is somewhat similar to Giảng Café as it was opened by a member of the same family. However, there are slight differences, especially in the egg cream layer, which is less sweet and less creamy.
One special feature of Cafe Đinh is the decoration on top of the egg cream layer, which includes flowers, turtle sculptures, and images of Hanoi’s old quarter. This makes the egg coffee at Đinh Café more unique compared to other places, attracting many young people and those interested in learning about Vietnamese culture in general and Hanoi’s culture in particular.
Branch 1: 2nd floor, 13 Đinh Tiên Hoàng, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 07:00 – 22:30
Lâm Cafe is a well-known chain of coffee shops among locals. Although they have opened several branches in different coffee streets in Hanoi, the most memorable address is still Cafe Lâm at 60 Nguyen Huu Huan. The menu here focuses more on coffee-related drinks.
Branch 1: 95 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Branch 2: 20 Hang Thung, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Branch 3: 19 To Huu, Nam Tu Liem District, Hanoi.
Branch 4: 9 Hang Bun Alley, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 07:00 – 21:00
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Cafe Phố cổ (Old Quarter)
At Cafe Phố cổ, the first item introduced in their menu is egg coffee. Unlike Giảng Café or Lâm Cafe, they don’t serve a small bowl of hot water to keep it warm; instead, the egg coffee is served in a simple ceramic cup. Therefore, it is recommended to drink it immediately when served, to fully enjoy its taste at its best before it cools down.
Address: 9 Hang Bun Alley, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 08:00-23:00
This coffee shop always attracts a crowd of locals who come to enjoy the delicious coffee at an affordable price. However, it is slightly far from the Old Quarter area.
Address: 117 Trieu Viet Vuong, Bui Thi Xuan, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Price: Around 30,000 – 75,000 VND.
Opening hours: 6:30 – 23:00
Leu Coffee Ta Hien
Lều Coffee & Bar offers a unique and charming space with moss-covered walls, warm yellow lights, and rustic brown tables and chairs. The egg coffee here has a strong coffee flavor, moderately sweet egg cream, and fluffy egg yolks. In addition to egg coffee, the cafe also serves other unique drinks.
Address: 01 Ta Hien, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
All Day Coffee
All Day Coffee has made egg coffee one of their specialties. They use freshly roasted and ground robusta coffee, and the egg cream is rich, smooth, and not overly sweet. When served, the egg coffee is placed in an egg-shaped cup to keep it warm. You can also request a salted egg coffee, which is quite impressive.
Branch 1: 37 Quang Trung, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi.
Branch 2: 55 Hang Bun, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 07:00 – 23:00
Loading T Cafe
This cafe is hidden on the second floor of a French colonial villa. It offers an ideal space for relaxation and coffee enjoyment. Loading T Cafe is also highly regarded for its egg coffee. The egg coffee here has a rich flavor, creamy texture, and a hint of the characteristic aroma of cinnamon.
Branch 1: 2nd floor, 8 Chan Cam, Hanoi.
Opening hours: 08:00 – 18:00
The Hanoi Social Club
This cafe has three floors with three different and unique designs, which create an interesting experience for visitors. The majority of customers at The Hanoi Social Club are foreigners who come here to witness and experience the nostalgic style of old Hanoi with vintage furniture and architecture from the past. In addition to that, The Hanoi Social Club is well-known for its high-quality egg coffee.
Add: 6 Hoi Vu Alley, Hang Bong, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam.
Price: Approximately 50,000 – 150,000 Vietnamese Dong
Opening hours: 9:00 – 21:00
Hanoi’s egg coffee is a creative and uniquely flavored beverage that leaves a lasting impression on anyone who tries it. Egg coffee has become a “Hanoi specialty” that every visitor to Hanoi wants to taste. If you visit Hanoi, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy egg coffee at the addresses we mentioned above.