SAIGON BREW COFFEE
Saigon traditional coffee is made by a brew, cooked in a Vietnamese pot. The water has to be hot at 100°C . The taste of it really unique that is not strong as Vietnamese filter coffee but stronger than the cappuccino and cover it special smelt. There only 3 brew coffee shop that still exist in Saigon
The Cheo Leo coffee shop the oldest brew coffee shop in Saigon
Address: 109/36 Nguyễn Thiện Thuật Street, Ward 2, District 3
Opening: 5:15 Am to 18:45 Pm
Cheo Leo coffee shop is the oldest brew coffee shop in Saigon for nearly 78 years. The owner of this coffee shop is 3 friendly ladies that took over the shop from their father. They want to keep this unique coffee for those who love the addicted taste of brew coffee, the atmosphere that reminds people of Saigon from long time ago. You can sit on the old bench listen to the melodious music from the antique speaker, enjoy your coffee and explore the local daily life, then the lady willing to show you the coffee making process. Also you can buy the coffee powder from them if you like its taste.
The Brew coffee at Phan Dinh Phung Street
Address: 330 Alley Phan Dinh Phung Street
The owner of this brew coffee shop is older than 60 years old. Now you can call it as the family coffee shop because it gathers all of her family members to work there. You can visit it and enjoy coffee at anytime you want. It is open 24 hours per day, the son take over the night shift. The space inside is old and small so the clients who love coffee often sit in the small chair on the road. However the special taste of this brew coffee that has not change for 60 years still attracts a lot of clients from the old to the young generation every day. It is always crowd in the morning when people want to try some coffee to wake them up for a new day. Also you can see various people drive their motorbike to this small street in the morning just to buy the take away brew coffee for their family member. The coffee can be kept warm in Vietnamese pot put on the coal or store in an iron pot for people who want to drink cold one.
The Brew coffee at District 11
Address: 313 alley, Tan Phuoc Street, District 11
This is a well-known coffee shop in China Town for nearly half century. It is belong to a Chinese origin family. They provide the brew coffee with the coffee powder made by them self for every 2 weeks. If the coffee power is made from a longer time, it cannot keep the unique taste anymore. It is worth to take your time, enjoy the brew coffee one time. Remember to visit it from 5:30 to 17:00.