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10 Best Cafes in Da Nang (Laptop Friendly)

In this article, I’ll uncover the 10 best cafes in Da Nang. Vietnam’s 5th largest city is a popular hub for visitors and is a great location to consider if you’re a digital nomad or work remotely.

Da Nang has a fantastic cafe culture and plenty of comfortable and friendly cafes just waiting to be explored and I can’t wait to tell you more. Whether you’re after the perfect cup and a tasty snack, or a productive place to work for the afternoon, I’ll cover the top spots in this post.

I’ve recently spent a lot of time around central Vietnam and was very happy with the number of laptop-friendly cafes in Da Nang. It’s also a beautiful city where culture and cosmopolitan, modern amenities mix seamlessly with a laid-back beach vibe.

Best Cafes and Coffee Shops in Da Nang

Da Nang Vitenam, cityscape view of Da Nang and Dragon Bridge

Being a digital nomad, I’m always on the lookout for good places to work from. If a coffee shop has comfortable seating, a nice ambiance, free WiFi, and great coffee (of course), I’m usually sold. So, using that criteria, I’ve compiled this list of the 10 best Da Nang cafes.

1. The Hideout Cafe (Best Cafe in Da Nang Overall)

close up of Americano coffee in glass mug

I spent a lot of time at The Hideout Cafe and it rightly deserves the title of the best cafe in Da Nang. It has a chilled environment that blends a sophisticated stylish interior decor with a tranquil garden and patio that makes for a great working location.

Their extensive food menu offers everything from poke bowls and smoothies to cooked breakfasts and bakery delights. Even if you were to visit every day, or stay for a few meals in one day, you wouldn’t run out of options!

Once you find a cafe in Vietnam that makes your coffee just right, don’t roll the dice with your first coffee of the day. The Hideout made my Americano super strong every morning – just how I like it!

The free WiFi is available throughout the cafe and there’s a selection of seating options for anyone seeking a quiet spot to work from. It’s also only a 15-minute walk to one of the best beaches in Da Nang – Bien My Khe.

The Hideout Cafe Information

Address: 24 K 72 Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84898189455
Operating Hours: 8 am – 9 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: The Hideout is a great breakfast place. Try the Eggs Benedict or the energy breakfast for a filling start to your day. They also have strong Arabica beans and make a mean Americano and double espresso.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 coffees, teas, and smoothies, $2 – $4 breakfast plates, $2 – $4 lunch and dinner plates.

2. Craft Cafe (Best Gluten-Free Waffles)

waffles with syrup and butter melting on top

The home of pancakes and waffles in Da Nang is Craft Cafe. The gluten-free options are extensive and delicious and are well worth trying whether you’re gluten intolerant or not. Food aside, Craft Cafe is a great coffee shop in Da Nang for remote working.

The friendly staff are welcoming of digital nomads, or anybody setting up camp with a laptop whilst nursing a coffee. The free WiFi is always steady and worked perfectly for whatever work I was doing.

I really like the cafe’s blend of nature and modern comfort. What’s more, the patio offers a lush green escape from Da Nang’s busy streets, providing a calming environment that’s a pleasure to work in.

I enjoyed escaping from the hustle and bustle for a few hours and getting some focused work done here. However, when you feel like heading back into the crowds again, it’s easy to do because this spot is still located close enough to the buzz of the city.

Craft Cafe Information

Address: 126/20 Nguyen Duy Hieu, An Hai Dong, Son Tra, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84902009981
Operating Hours: 7 am – 7 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: Try the waffles. The Hangover option with homemade peanut butter will set you right if you’ve had too many beers the night before (we’ve all been there!). It’s also a great spot for protein shakes which I love, and are not commonly found in Da Nang Cafes.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 coffees and teas, $2 – $5 pancakes and waffles, $2 – $3 shakes and smoothies.
Website: Facebook – Craft Cafe

3. The Cups Coffee Roastery (Best Coffee Roasters)

cold brew coffee, espresso coffee being poured over ice in glass tumblers

If you find yourself at the fantastic Bien My Khe Beach, you’ll be steps away from one of the best coffee roasters in Da Nang. The Cups Coffee has an excellent location just one block from the sand. It’s a place that’s serious about good coffee and is an ideal spot for remote workers.

What better way to blow off some steam between meetings, editing, or writing a tricky article than to take 15 minutes on Da Nang’s white sandy beaches?

The bright and spacious cafe is one of the largest I’ve come across in Da Nang. The menu has an array of Vietnamese coffee options which are great fun to explore. Ca Phe Den is a straight black coffee, served short like an espresso, hot or over ice, and is seriously strong.

The Cups Coffee Roastery Information

Address: 233 Nguyen Van Thoai, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84913320177
Operating Hours: 7 am – 11 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: The Cups Coffee is an excellent place to try authentic Vietnamese coffee options. As well as the Ca Phe Den, consider a Ca Phe Trung or egg coffee – a rich, creamy, and decadent concoction that’s very popular all over Vietnam.
Average Cost: $1 – $3 coffees, teas, and juices, $1 Bahn Mi (small sandwiches), $1 – $2 sweet treats.

4. The Local Beans Cafe (Best Coworking Cafe)

laptop in a cafe/coworking setting with latte on desk

Da Nang has numerous great coworking spaces for digital nomads, but if you’re looking for a more casual vibe with some added facilities and office comforts, head to The Local Beans.

The Local Beans Cafe is one of the best cafes to work from in Da Nang. It has a dedicated coworking space that can be used all day for around $3.50. For this, you’ll get a comfortable desk, an office chair, great WiFi, and the space, peace, and quiet you need to get through a successful day’s work.

Even if you don’t need the benefits the coworking space offers, the cafe is perfect for setting up camp with a laptop for an hour or two. It has a cool modern vibe, and the menu is packed with a great selection of affordable drinks and a few tasty food options.

The Local Beans Cafe Information

Address: 56A Lê Hồng Phong Street, Phước Ninh Ward, Hải Châu District, Đà Nẵng City, 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +842369999972
Operating Hours: 6.30 am – 10.30 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: Pay for a day pass and secure a great location for a day of remote working. Foodwise, the salads here are excellent and are very affordable for the portion you receive.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 coffees, teas, and smoothies, $2 – $3 salads, $0.50 – $1 sweet treats.

5. H Coffee (Best Specialty Coffee)

coffee beans roasting process

One of my favorite cafes for working on a laptop in Da Nang is H Coffee. The atmosphere here is always very chilled, creating a productive environment for getting on with your tasks for the day. Additionally, the shaded patio area is bursting with natural beauty.

The cafe is also a market and a farm that proudly serves and sells its own homegrown coffee beans. The passion and care are evident in every sip – the coffee is fantastic.

H Coffee is also the home to some of the best specialty coffee in Da Nang, with delights like avocado coffee and coconut coffee always available on the menu. It took some convincing, but I was pleasantly surprised at how good both of these tasted.

H Coffee Information

Address: 89 Hoàng Kế Viêm, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84979195968
Operating Hours: 7 am – 10.30 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: It’s a great location for more Western-style coffees. Be sure to get your fill of good Americanos and cappuccinos; these homemade beans make all the difference! Be adventurous and try the specialty coffees too.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 coffees, teas, smoothies, $1 – $2 sandwiches, $3 – $5 lunch plates.
Website: H Coffee

6. Puna Coffee and Cakes (Best Breakfast)

Full English breakfast with bacon, sausage, fried egg, baked beans and tomato salad

One of the worst-kept secrets in Da Nang is Puna Coffee and Cakes. I’d heard about this great cafe before arriving and it didn’t disappoint.

Although Puna could also be a contender for best cakes in Da Nang, it’s the all-day breakfast menu that really sets it apart for me. 16 delicious items ranging from breakfast burritos to a full English with sourdough toast make it my go-to breakfast spot in Da Nang.

Go for the food but stay for a few hours of work too. It’s in a nice location, not far from the beach, and the friendly staff are welcoming of anyone setting up with a laptop. There’s free WiFi and plenty of good working space.

Puna Coffee and Cakes Information

Address: 132 Le Quang Dao, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84367632955
Operating Hours: 7 am – 10 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: Work your way through the breakfast menu. My favorites are the avocado toast and the breakfast burrito.
Average Cost: $1 – $2.50 for coffees, teas, and juices, $2.50 – $5.50 for all-day breakfast and lunch options.
Website: Puna Coffee and Cakes – Facebook

7. Lu Coffee (Best Pour Over Coffee)

iced coffee with milk in a tall glass tumbler

Coffee is a big deal in Vietnam but if you’re a stalwart for traditional Italian-influenced coffees they’re not always easy to find. One of the most unique cafes in Da Nang is Lu Coffee. They serve a range of specialty pour-over coffee options and a menu of all your favorite drinks from back home.

There’s a pleasant, chilled vibe, ample comfortable seating, and free WiFi creating the perfect environment for digital nomads looking to set up shop for the day.

Lu Coffee Information

Address: 62 Le Quang Dao, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 550000, Vietnam
Phone: +84947338862
Operating Hours: 7 am – 10 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: It’s a great cafe for familiar Western coffee concoctions such as cappuccinos, vanilla lattes, and a decent Americano. Their pour-over options are pretty unique to Da Nang and are well worth sampling.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 coffees, pour-overs, teas, juices, and smoothies.
Website: Lu Coffee – Facebook

8. Gozar Coffee (Best Vietnamese Food)

A bowl of Vietnamese pho with sliced beef.

One of the best coffee shops in Da Nang for traditional Vietnamese food is Gozar Coffee. I’ve eaten here several times and although my knowledge of the local food is still burgeoning, the food has always been great.

I loved the fact that there was plenty of outdoor seating and a whole two floors of comfortable tables and chairs inside the nicely air-conditioned cafe.

What makes this place even better is the fact that it’s a spacious, bright, and friendly place to work from, with the added bonus of a mean food and drink menu to indulge in.

Gozar Coffee Information

Address: 107 Hoàng Kế Viêm, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 840511, Vietnam
Operating Hours: 7 am – 10 pm Mon -Sun.
Must-Try Items: Bo Luc Lac and Bo Kho are my two favorite dishes. Both are beef-based lunchtime offerings. The omelets are great for breakfast and brunch.
Average Cost: $1 – $2 for coffees, teas, juices, smoothies, sodas, and ice cream, $1.50 – $3.50 for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner plates.

9. Coco Bongo Dog Cafe (Best Dog-Friendly Cafe)

fruity cocktail with ice in a small glass tumbler with a slice of lemon and a cherry, colorful cocktails in background of image

I was pet sitting for some of my time in Da Nang and finding cafes that were welcoming of my very large furry companion, Abraham, was not always easy. Thankfully, I found Coco Bongo which is one of the few openly dog-friendly cafes in Da Nang.

The cafe’s interior has more of a beach bar feel to it (it also serves great cocktails!) with a secure and secluded garden space for pooches to comfortably roam.

A circular island with power supplies is ideal for working from for a few hours, (providing your dog is well-behaved of course!). Luckily, I did and managed to spend many productive hours there.

If you’re interested in house or pet sitting in Vietnam, check out this article for more information: How to Become a House Sitter in Vietnam.

Coco Bongo Dog Cafe Information

Address: 16 My Da Dong 12, Bac My An, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 50000, Vietnam
Phone: +84384920147
Operating Hours: 9 am- 10 pm Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: Head to Coco Bongo for the final hour or so of work and seamlessly merge from the working day with a coffee, to cocktail hour among canine friends. The fresh fruit juices are also good here.
Average Cost: $1 – $1.50 for coffees, teas, juices, smoothies, and ice blends, and $4 for cocktails.
Website: Coco Bongo Dog Cafe – Instagram

10. Highlands Coffee (Best Cafe With a View)

digital nomad working on a laptop in a beach cafe location overlooking sunbeds and the ocean

If you’ve spent any time in Vietnam you’ll already be familiar with Highlands Coffee – it’s the largest chain of coffee shops in the country. They crop up everywhere (a little like McDonald’s) and are often a handy resource for free WiFi, reliably good coffee, and cheap Banh Mi (small sandwiches).

There’s a whole host of Highlands locations in Da Nang, but my favorite is the one right on the beach. It’s the best cafe in Da Nang with a view and a great spot to work remotely.

When the sun is shining and there’s a nice cool breeze rolling off the sea, working from here encapsulates the reason I became a digital nomad. It is pure bliss!

Highlands Coffee Information

Address: 268 Vo Nguyen Giap, Bac My Phu, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang 50000, Vietnam
Phone: +842367301219
Operating Hours: 7 am – 12 am Mon – Sun.
Must-Try Items: Highlands Coffee shops are often popular spots and hubs for digital nomads so enjoy the lively atmosphere, stunning views, and very affordable food and drinks.
Average Cost: $1 – $3 for coffees, teas, juices, smoothies, and ice blends, $1 Banh Mi.

Coffee Tours in Da Nang

A farmer showing freshly harvested coffee

If you’d like to expand your Da Nang coffee experience even further there are a couple of excellent, small tours and activities that I highly recommend taking a look at.

Coffee Making Workshop

Explore the history and culture of Vietnamese coffee, uncovering stories that have shaped its unique identity. Discover what sets Vietnamese coffee apart from its counterparts worldwide. Then, take part in a hands-on experience, crafting the four most renowned coffee beverages in Vietnam, including the iconic egg coffee. Click here to learn more.

Vietnamese Cooking and Coffee-Making Course

drink vietnamese coffee things to do in danang

As well as trying your hand at two iconic Vietnamese dishes with this activity you will also discover the art of traditional Vietnamese coffee-making. It’s open to all skill levels to join and is a memorable and authentic Vietnamese culinary experience. Click here for more information.

Hoi An Coffee Tasting Tour

Take a short trip from Da Nang to Hoi An and immerse yourself in Vietnam’s vibrant coffee culture. Then, sample an array of local brews such as ca phe sua (black coffee), ca phe trung (egg coffee), ca phe dua (coconut coffee), and ca phe muoi (salt coffee). Uncover hidden gems among Hoi An’s charming coffee shops on this fantastic half-day trip. Read more about it here.

Da Nang Cafes and Coffee Shops: FAQs

Here are some answers to the most commonly asked questions on the best cafes and coffee shops in Da Nang.

What are the best cafes in Da Nang?

There are so many great cafes in Da Nang. My personal favorites are The Hideout for its tranquil garden and extensive menu. The Local Beans is another cool coffee shop in Da Nang that also has a great coworking space.

Do you tip in Da Nang?

Tipping in Da Nang is not obligatory but is always appreciated for good service. A tip of 5-10% of the total bill in restaurants is considered about right if the service charge isn’t already included. In other industries, such as taxis or hotels, tipping is less common but still welcomed for exceptional service.

What neighborhood has the best cafes in Da Nang?

The An Thuong area in Da Nang is renowned for its vibrant cafe scene, offering many cozy and diverse coffee shops. An Thuong is widely considered the best neighborhood for cafe hopping and exploring different coffee experiences in Da Nang.

Does Da Nang have good coffee?

Yes. Da Nang is known for its excellent coffee culture, offering a wide variety of high-quality coffee options. From traditional Vietnamese coffee to specialty blends, Da Nang boasts numerous cafes and coffee shops where locals and tourists alike can enjoy delicious and aromatic brews.

How much is an average coffee in Da Nang?

The average Western-style coffee in Da Nang will cost around $1.50. Specialty milks and brewing methods may cost a little extra but traditional Vietnamese coffees can be readily purchased for around $1.

Is coffee popular in Da Nang?

Yes, coffee is very popular in Da Nang. It’s not just a beverage but a significant part of the local culture and lifestyle. Da Nang has a vibrant coffee scene with numerous cafes, both traditional and modern, where people gather to socialize, work, or simply enjoy a cup of coffee.

Are laptops allowed at the coffee shops and cafes in Da Nang?

Yes, laptops are generally allowed at coffee shops and cafes in Da Nang. Many establishments provide free WiFi and comfortable seating, making them popular places for remote work.

Why is Vietnamese coffee special?

Vietnamese coffee is special due to its robust flavor, often from high-quality beans grown in the Central Highlands. Unique preparation methods, like drip filters and condensed milk, add richness. Its cultural significance as a social ritual also sets it apart.

In Conclusion

I hope this article has given you an insightful glimpse into Vietnam’s extensive cafe culture. One thing’s for sure, you won’t be short of great coffee stops in Da Nang.

This list could easily have extended well past 10 cafes but I was strict with my elections. My experiences in all of the above mean they rightly deserve the top 10 slots. As a digital nomad and coffee enthusiast, I loved my time in Da Nang and I have no doubt you will too.

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