The weather is warming up and your sweet tooth is in full force. Why not get the best both of both worlds with one of the sweetest pick-me-ups around, an ice cold Vietnamese coffee? A refreshing and traditional Vietnamese beverage, it's made with a touch of sweetened condensed milk and a dark roast coffee. Here are our five favorite renditions in town.
Located on 7th between James and Lane, BAMBU specializes in sweet drinks. Pop in on a hot day before running around town running errands, the sugar and caffeine should keep you abuzz through your laundry list.
512 7th Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98104
Lan Hue lives in the Pacific Rim Center in the ID and purveys excellent bahn mis and Vietnamese coffee. The best part? Everything is super cheap! Lan Hue is a great weekday lunch spot, so as soon as the weather gets warm; we can't recommend brown bagging it and rolling over to your nearest public park.
900 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98104
An ID staple, Saigon Deli's Vietnamese coffee slings Cà Phêá or iced coffee, which is served in a little plastic cup. Cheap and super refreshing, this sweet drink is the perfect thing to enjoy alongside your bahn mi.
1237 S Jackson St
Seattle, WA 98144
Che Dessert Lounge
Come for the iced Vietnamese coffee, stay for... well, the multitude of irresistible and colorful desserts. Che Dessert Lounge touts an expansive sweet treat menu that will definitely keep you coming back for more. At any rate, we definitely recommend an iced coffee here to cleanse your palate between snacks.
7101 Martin Luther King Jr Way S #102
Seattle, WA 98118
This Belltown corner spot lives right off 5th and is regarded for its lunch time offerings. Creamy and definitely on the stronger side of things, the Vietnamese coffee here will lift your spirits right out of the mid day blahs and send you on your way full speed. Definitely spring for the iced version as the days warm in the coming weeks.
2523 5th Ave
Seattle, WA 98121