Coffee is something you should not miss out in Saigon, especially during your food tour. If your favorite type is cold brew, a small yet quality selection of cold brew coffee shops in Saigon will please your coffee-hunger.
Coffee is one of the products that Vietnam takes pride in, and throughout history, we have seen from the popular traditional versions such as filter coffee, iced coffee, ca phe sua da to more unique ones like egg coffee, net-filtered coffee, and weasel coffee. However, all these types of coffee share one thing in common: they are hot-brewed. Cold brew coffee has existed in the world for hundreds of years, but it is not until recently has it been introduced to the Vietnamese market.
Cold brew is a method of making coffee with room-temperature or cold water which takes around 12 - 24 hours to steep the coffee. In addition to the one-of-a-kind brewing technique, the authentic Vietnamese high-quality coffee will add a distinct characteristic to your cold-brew cup.
If you ask how many coffee shops there are in Saigon, the answer would be countless! However, so far, cold brew coffee is still a new option for the majority of Vietnamese customers and there are just a few cold brew coffee shops in Saigon. Take note of their addresses in case you want to grab this delicious drink.
Address: 19B Pham Ngoc Thach, Ward 6, District 3
Opening hours: 9 AM - 10 PM
Price: VND 75,000
The Coffee House is a coffee shop chain that can be found in many corners of Saigon. However, the two cold-brewed options included Classic Cold Brew and Lemonade Cold Brew are only served at the Signature store. The store has good decoration and is also suitable for either a hangout with friends or working time.
Cozy space of The Coffee House Signature
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- 151/5 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- 12 Dang Thi Nhu, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1
Opening hours: 8 AM - 6 PM (Dong Khoi Store), 7 AM - 10 PM (Dang Thi Nhu Store)
Price: VND 45,000
There are two obvious things in Saigon: the undying love for coffee and a fast-paced lifestyle. Therefore, the market of canned and bottled coffee has been doing well for recent years thanks to its convenience. Saigon Coffee Roastery is one of the rare stores where you can find an aromatic bottle of cold brew coffee. If you are thinking about Solo Travel in Saigon, consider adding this cozy place to your checklist.
Cold Brew Bottle of Saigon Coffee Roastery
Address: 84/7B2 Thai Van Lung, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Opening hours: 7 AM - 10 PM
- Cold brew coffee with condensed milk: VND 90,000
- Cold brew coffee: VND 85,000
Another store that has delicious takeaway cold brew coffee! The ingredient of Vietnam Coffee Republic is 100% Vietnamese Arabica, and together with the unique design on the bottle, you will be enchanted. Here you can also find some packages of Vietnamese coffee or coffee blend made with their exclusive recipe.
Sua Da - Vietnam Coffee Republic’s Cold Brew with condensed milk
Address: 29 Luu Van Lang, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1
Opening hours: 8:30 AM - 10 PM
Price: VND 70,000
At this coffee shop with a simple yet modern interior, you can find many signature types of coffee. Besides cold brew, they also serve nitrogen coffee beer - a drink that is even harder to find than a cold brew in Saigon. The taste of coffee is said to be exceptionally strong, so it is an excellent place to come if you have not tried Vietnamese coffee before but would love to.
AMA Coffee’s bottle
- 13 Nguyen Thiep, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
- 18 Ho Huan Nghiep, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
Opening hours: 7 AM - 10:30 PM
- Cold brew: VND 90,000
- Cascara cold brew: VND 95,000
Unlike many other shops that offer cold-brewed coffee, SHIN coffee decide to get imported coffee from Ethiopia and Nicaragua as their ingredients. Although both SHIN coffee’s stores are located in the busy streets in the central district of Saigon, as soon as you step inside, you would feel relaxed thanks to the signature aroma of coffee. Drinks can be quite pricey compared to other places, but their unforgettable taste makes it worthwhile.
SHIN coffee also has a comfortably warm vibe
Since the number of cold brew coffee shops in Saigon is still humble and it is quite new to the locals, this drink is now considered a specialty. The Coffee House Signature, Saigon Coffee Roastery, Vietnam Coffee Republic, AMA Coffee, and SHIN Coffee are some places that you can find it, both for sit-in or takeaway.
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