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“best local coffee”
Review of Cafe Lam

Cafe Lam
Ranked #38 of 81 Dessert in Hanoi
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: Cafe Lam :One of Hanoi's oldest cafes, this slightly musty one-room establishment is practically a historical monument. Its proprietor, Nguyen Lam, provided coffee and often loans to the city's impoverished artist community during the war, and rumor has it that he is sitting on an art collection now worth a fortune. He serves Vietnamese-style hot and iced coffee (with thick, sweet condensed milk) to a crowd of faithful regulars.
Reviewed February 8, 2014

local coffee shop, very local ambience ... you sit on low stools and drink your coffee .. nothing much other than coffee available ..try the coffee yogurt, it was the best we tasted in vietnam

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Reviewed December 7, 2013

Very authentic local coffee shop with good coffee and reasonable price. Very interesting to sit on a small stool to drink coffee, must try it.

Thank GH A
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

WOW! i'm a coffee lover and always get disappointed at the quality of coffee when I go abroad. I have definitely found a new found love for Vietnamese coffee. I loved this place thier coffee was lovely and strong (i Could sleep the first night, so don't go after 4pm!). The place has a lovely local feel, with locals relaxing and just watching life go by.

1  Thank Saintlysinner
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Nearby of the hotel that we stayed. So we tried coffee at this shop every day. The taste is acceptable, abit noisy with fun for friends here for gossip.

Thank Elena1010
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is one of the best traditional cafe in Hanoi so fa. Still remain the strong taste as it was long time ago.
Take a small chair and enjoy the truly Vietnamese coffee with Hanoian style.
Love that.
Will come there tomorrow.

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Thank Jay B
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