A Visit to Voi Cà Phê

 

An Iced Phin Coffee with Sweetened Condensed Milk from Voi Cà Phê in Georgetown. 


Voi Cà Phê is a new Vietnamese coffee shop in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood. Their menu is short but sweet, and it wasn't hard to decide what to order. I chose an original Vietnamese coffee, an iced Phin Coffee with Sweetened Condensed Milk. Voi in Vietnamese means elephant, which they have as part of their logo. Elephants play a legendary role in Vietnam's culture.

This coffee shop is small, only fitting one customer at a time. We waited outside for our turn. They have some chairs outside, so you can chill in the sun with your coffee. Vietnamese coffee is strong, so be prepared for a nice caffeine buzz. I really liked the flavor of my coffee with the sweetened condensed milk. It made for a creamy and sweet, but very strong coffee drink!

Phin refers to the type of coffee filter that's used to make traditional Vietnamese Coffee. I didn't know what it meant, so I looked it up! I noticed a lot of new Vietnamese Coffee shops opening in Seattle recently, so I was excited to see one near my neighborhood. They also serve Bahn Mi Sandwiches, if you want some fuel with your caffeine.

You can read more about their coffee and background here.









Voi Cà Phê

6105 13th Ave S.

Seattle, WA 


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