We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kem Trang Tien

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
35, Trang Ti_n Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
Name/address in local language
+84 4 3772 8080
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

154 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 113: English reviews
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is always crowded with locals. It's my second time to be there and we tried four flavours. I like the Kem Com (ice cream with rice flakes). The shop is near the Hoan Kiem so can go there have a try if you are visiting the city.

Review collected in partnership with ASUS 6 Stub App Smartphone

Helpful?
Thank Dorothy L
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and cheap! Sooooo good! A bit hard to find - that's a huge shop with cakes and stuff, but the ice cream shops are hidden in the back - you will see the queues (!!) and that's where the yummies are :) Rate 4 out of 5 just because not all the flavours were available when we were there... More 

Helpful?
Thank Selena K
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Don't expect anything but an Ice cream that will make you come back again. as simple as that. wide range of ice cream, cheap, fresh, and it was just as good as sitting down on a sunny day and relaxing.

Helpful?
Thank mike_4m30nd
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

You know a good place when locals swarm it too for the yummy ice cream. They have set flavours like chocolate, strawberry, coconut etc but the coconut is the best in my opinion! The ice cream costs about 12k dong (dec 2016) which is about 40p! Regards Omar

Helpful?
1 Thank Omar I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I went there with my family. We bought 2 for each person. The beans are and coco flavors are the best ice creams I have ever tried. It was really cheap. The bad thing is most staff are not friendly enough. Just buying some and walking around the Lake to enjoy your ice cream.

Helpful?
Thank NhuBao
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level Contributor
185 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We were just walking by and stopped for some ice cream. Presentation was interesting as my coffee mocha was covered in something like Turkish delight and came in 3 balls but was quite nice. And coconut ice-cream was more straight forward ice cream on the stick, which was very yummy

Helpful?
1 Thank EA_Oussov
Halong Bay, Vietnam
Level Contributor
44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

In my memory trang tien ice cream is very famous,we are decided to came here ,but the ice cream is not some my expected,not good any more.the service is very very bad,they not welcome the guest when we are attend even no any customer around.just ignore.need more training to improve

Helpful?
Thank maritanlinz
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I decided to give this a try based on blog recommendation. At 12,000 VND, it's worth a try and see how locals enjoy their ice cream best. I tried the vanilla as it was my flavour benchmark across all shops around the globe (if they get vanilla right, then they're alright) and I had to say that it was interesting.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Evelyn D
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Level Contributor
19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The ice cream was good not the best but nice and worth the experience. The line up is fascinating and gave us a giggle. We went here at night time and then explored the French Quarter which made for a nice night out

Helpful?
Thank Megsie A
Scotland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
253 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It's not Italian gelato but the ice cream tastes good and very cheap at 12k VND for a cone. However, the service is really really unfriendly. I didn't have the right change ready and she grunted and pointed to the sign. Also, as others have said, it's pretty unhygienic. Scooters can drive right in and the whole place in general... More 

Helpful?
Thank msg84

Travellers who viewed Kem Trang Tien also viewed

 
Hanoi, Vietnam
 

Been to Kem Trang Tien? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35, Trang Ti_n Street, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Hanoi
  • Phone Number: +84 4 3772 8080
Description
This is the local ice cream shop in Hanoi it is very famous.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Kem Trang Tien staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?