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Cafe Mai

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Address: 52 Nguyen Du, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 4 3822 7713

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Getting more expensive by the day but still the best

My wife and I shot down to have the Paris Mai. Still some of the best coffee in the world. You can shoot across to buy it at a staggering 1,550,000 VND per kilo but this is some... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2015
Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Mai Coffee. Yes, it was one of famous coffees in Vietnam. First impression with me was smell of coffee. It is very excellent… I think it is one of the best coffee shop in Vietnam! Highest quality of beans, special coffee roasting, unusual design – Must have!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

First impression was smell of coffee, very good, but of course I know that they mixed coffee with other flavors. The taste was not excellent but acceptable. Only one thing I really don't like is price, much more expensive than other coffee shops, absolutely cause of its name.

3 Thank PJames73
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

During my visite to Hanoi I have taken many kind of coffees from this brand. Excellent quality. Before coming back home I have bought in my opinion one of the best presents from Vietnam.This coffee and also the vietnamese coffee maker. Don't forget to see the pictures in this coffee shop.

1 Thank ENRIC-23
Hong Kong
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

My wife and I shot down to have the Paris Mai. Still some of the best coffee in the world. You can shoot across to buy it at a staggering 1,550,000 VND per kilo but this is some of the best coffee you will ever drink. We took down 1/2 a kilo for a special occasion.

1 Thank iamarugger
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

I came here for the weasel poo coffee as I read that Cafe Mai sold genuine stuff, it cost 90,000 dong. The coffee itself was actually pretty tasty but the building was a bit disappointing. It was quite run down and need of a good clean and refurbishment.

2 Thank Brad G
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Good coffee and smoothies here, coffee beans for sale and get get a snack to eat, nice place to get a break from the heat of Hanoi.

1 Thank Chris101111
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

Coffee was good here and I really liked how they had the coffee beans for sale as well. I bought some of the beans of the coffe I had when i visited.

1 Thank Irish_Kiwi77
Middletown, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

I had heard rumors that people around here drink coffee that has been passed through the digestive track of a weasel. And me, loving coffee as much I do, thought I had to try this. But, being in Vietnam, there isn't much regulation when it comes to doing business. So, there are all types of people selling weasel coffee, but... More 

2 Thank Matthew D
Odense, Denmark
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

Good coffee, but nothing extraordinary - like most places in Vietnam. No reason to go out of your way for this....

Thank Berit65
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

I'm not a coffee fan, as I keep telling everyone. I am a huge tea fan. The only coffee I drink or make at home is instant nescafe - with lotsa condense milk and milk. I also add a healthy dose of hazelnut syrup, or amaretto, whipped cream, cinnamon/nutmeg and sometimes, a dash of paprika. Yes, my very own Starbucks.... More 

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