Do you need a quiet moment for yourself? Or a romantic place to warm up your love? Or a coffee glass to ease your soul. Coffee shops are the best option. In Saigon, there are plenty of coffee shops which will suit your state of mind.
The first cafes to open in Saigon started serving coffee more than 140 years ago, and now the city’s café scene is as vibrant as ever.
There are a big number of special coffee shops in Saigon such as Tưởng niệm (Commemoration) café at 155 Trần Bình Trọng Road, Gò Vấp District: receiving lone guests, Cõi Riêng (Private world) café: offering a peaceful and quiet atmosphere but aimed more at couples, La Fenetre de Soleil (Sun window) on the second floor of a residential building on Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa Road – District 1: most of the guests here work in advertising industry, Nirvana at Nguyễn Đình Chiểu Road – District 1: looks like a closed villa.
Lile in other places around the world, Saigon café can range from those serving cheap coffees to highly refined places catering to rich customers. The most famous high-end cafes are Tiếng Tơ Đồng (Musical Instrument Sound) at 104 Nguyen Hue and M và tôi (M and me) on Lê Duẩn, where the customers include famous Vietnamese actors and musicians.
Last but not least, sidewalk café are also very popular and of course the absolute cheapest option. They are also very convenient for those after a quick coffee. Though these locations may be dusty, the café make you feel very relaxed, exspecially on beautiful sunny days. Besides, you are provided with newspapers, cards or even a chessboard, and complimentary iced tea. If you are a coffee lover, it is fantastic for you to find a place suitable for your taste in Saigon.