Anyone who visits this Central Highlands city wants to enjoy the characterized coffee taste of Buon Ma Thuot. Though you cannot clearly define the taste but if you try it once, you will never forget that special scent.
In the city that is considered as the capital of coffee in Vietnam, inviting friends to a coffee shop has become culture and lifestyle. Cafés are present in almost every street in Buon Ma Thuot, from the main road as Le Thanh Tong, Ngo Quyen, Mai Hac De, Nguyen Du, Phan Chu Trinh to small alleys.
Each coffee shop has a different name, different style and different customers. If Nguyen Bar is preferred by teenagers, Bang Khuang is for the middle-aged.
There are coffee shops which serve customers with ready-made coffee, but on-the-spot processed coffee is more favored in this land. Whenever customers enter the shops, the waiters begin roasting, grinding coffee beans and processing coffee.
For those who are still wondering in choosing a coffee shop among hundreds of cafes in the city, they can quickly go to the coffee village on Le Thanh Tong Street, a miniature coffee capital in the heart of Buon Ma Thuot. You can choose from many different flavors such as weasel coffee, fresh coffee or ready-made coffee.
It is not easy to identify which shop has the best coffee among hundreds of large and small coffee shops in this Central Highlands city. Just know that, in the lower temperature at night in Buon Ma Thuot, chatting with friends besides a hot coffee cup is an unforgettable experience.