While exploring the many streets of District 10, it is visible to tuck into an air-conditioned coffee shop and take a rest. Here are the best 10 cafes in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City for a taste of invigoration and relaxation.
From the typical cà phê sữa đá (Vietnamese iced milk coffee) two espressos and more fascinating drinks like egg coffee and cheese coffee, check out these cafés to satisfy your coffee cravings.
Boong cafe – perfect for date nights – coffee shop in Vietnam
The sophisticatedly designed in both indoor and outdoor areas, Boong Café showing off the creative eye of its architect owners. Potted plants and antiques decorate the rooms, making for lots of Instagrammable corners. There is even a particular area for children to play. Sometimes, there is someone playing some melody on the piano.
Effoc Coffee – The typical check-in spot of Vietnam’s gen Y – coffee shop in Vietnam
Effoc Coffee is one of the most favourite coffee shops of the local people in District 10. Spanning two floors, this large café is great for passing a couple of hours in the cool embrace of air conditioning. You can easily to see many students there, buried in their laptop screens or piles of books. The menu includes different kinds of coffee (a signature is the Vietnamese Phin-filtered coffee), along with ice-blends and fruit teas. Their best-selling drink is tea topped with milk foam; choose from bold flavours such as cheese, matcha and charcoal. Effoc Coffee is not as famous as other brands found in Vietnam, but what they lack in brand presence how they make up for with quality.
Xi Gon Pho
Xi Gon Pho – A combination of retro and minimalist design – coffee shop in Vietnam
The retro-themed decoration makes the spacious open place at Xi Gon Pho more unique. Old ancient pieces such as typewriters, radios and filament lamps are broadcast each period of time carefully, constructing highly photogenic pockets of inspiration. Their coffee menu is first-rate and we recommend a slice of the durian cake to get with. Their peach tea is also a great thing, added aloe vera that gives it a fabulous texture and flavour. Acoustic events are taking place here at weekends, so be sure to keep an eye on their Facebook page for more.
FC Good Coffee
FC Good Coffee – Families’ favourite idea for the weekends – coffee shop in Vietnam
There is the reason why FC Good Coffee pride on their own process, from picking the beans, to roasting and then brewing them into a true coffee cup. If you are attracted to both the taste and quality, you should think of their products to take home with you. The tables and chairs are significantly quite low – a good chance for practising the Asian squat!
The Coffee House
The Coffee House Signature – whole new coffeeholic style for brunch lovers – coffee shop in Vietnam
The most popular coffee chains are known for nice decoration, various menus and fast service and The Coffee House is one of those. You’ll find each store is often crowded with customers staying for hours, enjoying the living space and comfortable seats. They have coffee, tea and cakes – a menu that is similar to all branches in Vietnam. The branch in District 10 also has a lively balcony, if you’re keen on people-watching.
DeJa Vu Coffee
Deja Vu Coffee – A little bit dreamy and vintage – coffee shop in Vietnam
If you’re not paying attention, you seem to easily miss DeJa Vu coffee located in a small and quiet alleyway. The gate is decorated by household plants, giving the customers the illusion about to enter someone’s home. The small entrance gives way to a very large inside space. The two floors come with lots of seating, nice decorations and spark lighting. This place is highly recommended for solo travellers interested in immersing themselves in a good book.
Sorrento Café – an ideal place in town – coffee shop in Vietnam
You want to find a nook to unwind for a while, Sorrento Café always welcomes you with both indoor and outdoor seating. The outdoor area lies in a beautiful garden, with small ponds and many potted plants, giving you escape from the urban flow. The indoor area has couches to slow down, being as a nice workspace for the day. The menu includes full dinner service, so don’t worry as you end up staying past lunch.
Cashflow Coffee – separated and peaceful for studies – coffee shop in Vietnam
Cashflow is extremely famous in the board gamer holics community. This coffee shop is full of university students after (or during) study time. Customers can rent a game for up to three hours and are free to change the game during that time limit (as long as the new game costs the same or less than your current one). Promos are available for large groups. The café has unique decoration, with a mishmash of apparel such as brooms and broken electronic parts that come along quite cute.
Cheese Coffee – where your friends run into you randomly – coffee shop in Vietnam
In District 10, Cheese Coffee has two stores. One is on Sư Vạn Hạnh street and the other on Thành Thái street. The whole inside is very stylish and fabulous, with warm lighting and comfortable seats. The oolong macchiato ice-blended and the almond coffee macchiato is highly recommended there. Interestingly, why it has cheese in name while there isn’t much in the way of cheese?
Monkey in Black
Monkey In Black – not just the movie – coffee shop in Vietnam
Besides various drinks, Monkey in Black (MIB) gets familiar to its customers with its light meals such as noodle soups and fried rice. The place is ultimate for both working on your laptop or playing board games with others (as they have an impressive collection). On particular days, they have some interesting promotions such as free hugs, speed dating, and free tarot reading. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for upcoming events. We recommend you try their peach tea bucket. This sweet and tart drink causes surprise by a generous helping of peaches inside, yes, an actual bucket.
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