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Giang Cafe

#21 of 2,004 Places to Eat in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
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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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New York City, New York
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

At first I was skeptical about the idea of an egg coffee. I wondered what was so great about it and why it was still around. Now, I'm a huge fan of egg white cocktails so the fact that an egg is in my drink doesn't phase me. So in exploring and experiencing a new and different culture, I decided... More 

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Thank Ida R
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a good coffee! If you come to Hanoi you must try it! The egg coffee is the best I have tried so far!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hidden cafe behind shophouses, felt like walking in someone's house. Nice settings open air on 2nd floor. We had egg coffee for the first time, taste was good but way too sweet for me, felt like they put load of condensed milk.

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Thank Yee_Sunee
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this coffee shop is very small and its all the way behind the small alley and still need to climb up from the stairs. The menus are all on the walls. Their special menus is egg coffee . I tried the hot egg chocolate also. One cup is 25000 vnd. I'm not sure about the price whether it is reasonable... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was recommended by my friends, so I wanted to have a try. I really loved both smell and taste of the egg coffee here. Even though I went here in noon time of a regular day, it was still very crowded. It's a good place to try the egg coffee, just not the place you want to stay long for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brought to this place on our street food tour. Delicious coffee with an egg cream topping. Had a hot coffee and then a second with rum! Mmmm. Highly recommend.

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Thank Jason-Foodie
Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My Yogurt Coffee (Cà Phê Sữa Chua) & Egg Coffee (Cà Phê Trứng) were delightful. I wish they came in bigger portions but then again, 50,000 VND (2.30 USD) in total for this is affordable. I was so excited to drink them that I only took this photo halfway in. Muahahaha. My favourite was the egg coffee, because it was thick... More 

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Thank Yinkyankyunk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we entered through the small alley we didn't expect this nice coffee place. Try the egg coffee it's so good!! I really recommend this place!!

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Thank Robin v
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Giang Cafe today with our tour guide as he promised the 'best egg coffee in Hanoi' and he was true to his word. Strong, quite sweet tasting coffee which is made creamier by using egg whites. Definitely worth a trip for the Hanoi ambience!

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Thank Angela S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The local egg coffee is superb, hard to find entrance to the coffee shop but once in the searching is 100% satisfied with the best egg coffee in many miles surrounding. As said a must.

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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
US$3
Cuisine
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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