Travel News

15 Best Cafes in Ho Chi Minh City (Laptop Friendly!)

Asian food spread

Let’s talk about the best cafes in Ho Chi Minh. There’s an incredible cafe culture in Vietnam, and coffee is a BIG DEAL! I spent 6 weeks in Vietnam’s biggest city, and having many excellent options for my daily dose of caffeine was a huge plus.

As a digital nomad, having so many laptop-friendly cafes in Ho Chi Minh was also beneficial. I was never short of a great cafe to work from as there’s a great mixture of larger chain coffee houses and independent cafes to be found all over the city.

Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Ho Chi Minh

Price is rarely a factor as most cafes are so cheap, but I considered other factors including WiFi, food choices, location, and overall experience carefully when finalizing my list of the 15 best cafes in Ho Chi Minh City.

1. The Old Compass Cafe and Bar (Best Cafe in Ho Chi Minh Overall)

Asian food spread

In the heart of HCMC’s District 1, The Old Compass Cafe and Bar is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered. It’s located down a nondescript alleyway and situated on the third floor – it’s easy to miss if you’re not looking for it.

As it’s slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets, The Old Compass feels like a little sanctuary. The vibe is tranquil and calming and the decor blends traditional Vietnamese features with some modern sleek touches.

As the name suggests, The Old Compass Cafe and Bar is a great place to see out your daily coffee requirements before seamlessly merging into cocktail hour. It also has a terrific all-day food menu!

The Old Compass Cafe and Bar Information

Address: 3rd Floor, 63/11 Pasteur, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, HCMC
Phone: +842838232969
Operating Hours: 9 am – 9 pm Sun – Thurs. 9 am – 10 pm Fri & Sat.
Must-Try Items: If you like your brew strong, try a Vietnamese coffee straight up, iced or hot, and without milk – it’ll blow your socks off. The Old Compass Healthy Breakfast is a delicious way to start any day.
Average Cost: $2 – $3 for coffee, $3 – $10 breakfast and lunch options, $3 – $5 snacks and desserts

2. The Dreamers Dessert Bar (Best Sweets)

dessert bar cafedessert bar cafe

If you’re often tempted by a sweet treat with your coffee, then look no further than The Dreamers Dessert Bar. It quickly became my go-to cafe in Ho Chi Minh when I was craving something a little indulgent.

This place serves up some of the fanciest cakes in the city; some of which look too good to ever eat! It’s not all sweet stuff…

Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at Goats On The Road…