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Giang Cafe

No.39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 98 989 22 98
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“egg coffee” (1,363 reviews)
“sunflower seeds” (56 reviews)
“tiramisu” (80 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Asian
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LOCATION
No.39 Nguyen Huu Huan, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited 3 places for egg coffee. To be brutally honest, this was the worst of 3. 1. The coffee was prepared in advance so was not freshly made to order. 2. The hot water that is supposed to keep the coffee warm was only...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank M_Latz
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ordered the egg coffee with Rum and I like the egg coffee with a bit of alcohol to boost the taste.As the coffee here put a lot of condensed milk and too sugary,the Rum just balanced the whole taste of it!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank lilywonca
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a treat I had read about this place when researching my trip so I was determined to check it out. Took me a few times up and down the busy block to spot it as the store front is teeny tiny. It’s crowded and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank eannineja
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place pretty crowded in the afternoon on weekend. The cafe hidden behind the main shop with a connection link pathway to the back to the cafe. Nothing impressive for the Egg Coffee as most people talking about in town. The eggy coffee actually doesn't...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank bakingaddiction
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here to try the egg coffee on recommendation of some locals. It is easy to miss the entrance. It was worth the effort.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mrdavidjet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read online this was the original place to go. Have to walk through an alley and it’s sitting on small chairs at the back but it’s decent egg coffee! Definitely a experience that should be had.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kitkatjk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Famous for its egg coffee. You would like it if you like sweet stuff. They also serve all sorts of local Vietnamese coffee. Worth trying as you can’t find it elsewhere..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rbingor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't mind the dark narrow alley and the dimly lit stairs. The egg coffee truly is out of this world. Well worth it but drink up quickly as people are likely waiting for your seat...

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SpahkeeTrav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited Vietnam three times this year and every time we came to Hanoi we have been to this cafe. Great little hidden gem, even though it’s very very busy! We had to loiter a little to snatch a table! Service is quick and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 817daisyw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do not drink coffee, so had an egg chocolate. Delicious! Rob had the egg coffee, the coffee was a bit strong for his liking but still enjoyable.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ilovemycactus
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138gs
December 30, 2018|
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Response from Philip F | Reviewed this property |
I personally think egg coffee is semi-cooked egg since hot dripped coffee was mixed into the egg foam. We had tried two different version of egg coffee & one egg custard dessert on the street. None of our members of the... More
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Trail752037
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Ginnyleeinwonderland | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that they have some food for breakfast but you can enjoy morning coffee there
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teeheety
June 18, 2018|
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Response from Sanyukta | Reviewed this property |
Two coffees VND 50,000: one hot egg coffee and one cold egg coffee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3
Cuisine
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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
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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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