8 Of The Best Bars For Cocktails & Beers In Hoi An

To parallel its vibrant colors of lanterns floating on the river, these lively bars in Hoi An are alluring places to enjoy the enchanting waterfront view or a fun cocktail. 

Just take a few steps inside Hoi An’s Old Town, you’ll soon be in the mood to sit down and people watch. Paired with the city’s rise in mixology and craft beers, there’s much to discover while taking a break from sightseeing. From terraces with spectacular views of the river to cocktail lounges infusing local ingredients from Vietnam, here are some of the best bars to enjoy a drink or a microbrew in Hoi An.

Mezcal Cocteleria

38 Phan Chu Trinh, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam 560000, Vietnam

Arguably the best cocktail bar in Hoi An, Mezcal Coctelería is a relaxed space but serving meticulously concocted drinks, perfect for those who love mezcal and tequila. The heart of the bar is past the narrow alley and a mysterious flight of stairs. Soon, you’ll be transported from Vietnam to Mexico. Feeling hungry? There are tasty tacos on the menu as well.

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7 Bridges Hoi An Craft Beer Taproom

36 Trần Phú, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam 560000, Vietnam

For beer lovers, head over to 7 Bridges Hoi An Craft Beer Taproom. If you didn’t know, Vietnam produces delightful beers, from crisp IPAs to darker stouts. 7 Bridges carries a range of local microbrews to international craft beers. If you’re confused or can’t make a decision at the bar, the friendly staff is there to help you out. The brewhouse is originally based in Da Nang, while the Hoi An location displays 35 original craft beers on tap, in 160ml flights.

Con Cò – Vietnamese Bites & Cocktails Bar

295 Nguyễn Duy Hiệu, Cẩm Châu, Hội An, Quảng Nam 51000, Vietnam

Con Cò – Vietnamese Bites & Cocktails Bar is another sophisticated spot making creative Vietnamese drinks and serving up lovely beers. Both the Hoi An Mojito and Coconut Mojito deliver local flavors while Vietnamese gin is used in most of Con Cò’s signature drinks that also include fruits and spices unique to Vietnam. For the famished crowd, there are several food items available: Vietnamese spring rolls, grilled duck breast, homemade dried beef…and more.

Market Bar – Market Terrace

Đ. Bạch Đằng/02 Hoàng Diệu, Cẩm Châu, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

The Market Terrace Bar is another pleasant bar with creative drinks like: Chanh Leo Đà Lạt (tequila blanco, Vietnamese passion fruit liqueur, hibiscus syrup, lime, proseco.) Or, the rooibos infused Bombay gin (Lillet, lime juice, simple syrup, beetroot powder, egg whites. Market Terrace Bar has an outdoor terrace where you can enjoy the crowd, people-watch while chatting away with friends. Need a tiny bite? Try the truffle fries, or even the classic fish and chips!

Mango Mango

45 Nguyễn Phúc Chu, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Mango Mango, of course, is Chef Duc’s highly-acclaimed restaurant, but let’s not forget its upstairs bar which showcases a beautiful view of the river. Imagine at night, with colorful lanterns floating atop the stream. Mango Mango’s Whale Spirits Bar is where to be, observe bartenders make the bar’s signature drink: Mango Sparkles.

Barconcú Classic Bar

121 Bà Triệu, Phường Minh An, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Barconcú Classic Bar is a laidback joint where both travelers and locals hang out. The glowing interior is the lively backdrop to open mic on Saturday nights or sometimes, live music performances. The decor is also a reflection of its crowd, the western influences of neon lights against newspaper-patched ceiling. The hipster setting juxtaposes traditional Vietnamese lanterns that adorn an airy outdoor terrace.

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Soul Kitchen

Tp. Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Soul Kitchen is one of the original bars on An Bang Beach. With numerous spots that are now dotted along the shore, Soul Kitchen remains to be the grandfather of the bunch. Especially on weekends, when crowds gather to groove along live bands that take over the stage. There’s a plethora of sunbeds and loungers that guests can sink right into while soaking in the panoramic view of the sea.

3 Dragons Sports Bar

51 Đường Phan Bội Châu, Cẩm Châu, Hội An, Quảng Nam, Vietnam

Due to the influx of expats in Hoi An, a fun sports bar can become a place to be on game nights. 3 Dragons Sports Bar & Restaurant not only displays multiple screens for live games, there’s also a menu that accompanies sporty vibes: burgers and pizzas! Prior to its conversion into a pub, the location was a shophouse so the highlight at 3 Dragons isn’t actually the games on the screens but the riverside view in the back.

Wendy Hung

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As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and St. Bart's because they were all so different!

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