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Giang Cafe

#22 of 2,043 Places to Eat in Hanoi
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No.39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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+84 98 989 22 98
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went there with our local guide and she said it was the best egg coffee, the original. I have not tried others but this one was really tasty. We ordered several types to try: egg coffee cold and hot, egg chocolate... in my opinion the best was the cold egg coffee.

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Thank Ana T
Hanoi, Vietnam
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is one of my lovely address in Hanoi - Giang Cafe ! All of my friends did enjoy cafe here so much ! Visit Hanoi , must try egg cafe at Giang Cafe !

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Thank Worldmatetravel V
Hong Kong
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have tried other egg coffee in Hanoi and personally I think Giang cafe made the best egg coffee. The cafe is very local and you need to go through a small alley. You can also find an interesting drink menu in this cafe. I would recommend apart from egg coffee,try other as well.

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Thank catzzzzHongKong
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent cafe with simple menu of coffees taped to the wall. Egg coffee is famous here and definitely worth it, although there are other great drinks as well. My parents thought it was a trip sitting on the low bamboo chairs with all the other folks there. This was our second trip there and it has become a tradition.

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Thank Jeremy O
San Diego
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've had Vietnamese Egg Coffee before in San Diego and I wasn't a fan. This cafe was the first planned stop on our motorbike city and food tour we booked with Paloma Motorbike Tours (highly recommend!). Gabby told us the history of this cafe and how it's now run by its 3rd family generation. We sat in the smokey area... More 

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Thank aubsters
Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The infamous Egg Coffee store. Thick and flavorful. The foam tasting like the cream on a cake. Aromatic and delicious, even to a non coffee drinker like me.

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Thank PreciousMoments
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51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The coffee didn't impress much, yes granted that it is special and the whisked egg is slightly sweet and fragrant; perhaps it was the overall experience I get that didn't satisfy. Naturally we went to the top floor, no view, and it was a smoking floor, not a preference for us. And we only realised that the lower floor (with... More 

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Thank Chiucheong
Okinawa, Japan
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had read all about Hanoi's egg coffee prior to our trip, so when our tour guide asked if we wanted to try it, we were very excited! This cafe is a bit tricky to find. You'll see the sign outside, then walk down a narrow corridor to enter. Not really able to grasp just what this coffee might taste... More 

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Thank Michelle D
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192 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of 5 with 2 young boys plus Grandma made multiple visits to Giang Cafe for their egg coffee. It was special and so unique. The children had egg chocolate which they enjoyed. Must try when in Hanoi.

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Thank HappyBingo
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hidden gem, must try the egg coffee, egg chocolate and I personally also like the egg coffee with rum.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 98 989 22 98
Description
Giang Cafe was founded by My Father ,Mr. Nguyen Giang in 1946, when he was working as a bartender for the famous five-star Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel. Although the cafe has been relocated twice, its egg coffee recipe is almost the same as in its early days, with its chief ingredients being chicken egg yolk, Vietnamese coffee powder, sweetened condensed milk, butter and cheese.

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