A Backpackers place in Dong Ha city

Tam's Cafe is located downtown of Dong Ha city by the Hieu river. The cafe was originally established to support the deaf youths in employment and hospitality training.

Tam's Cafe is providing a wide range of services, including Vietnamese food and drinks, DMZ tour operation, DMZ rider tours, and, in the near future, accommodation.


>> Food and Drink


Tam's Cafe offer you fresh Vietnamese food and drinks. All of our food and drinks come directly from the fresh market in town. With the famous home grown Khe Sanh Arabica, Tam's Cafe provide you with a wide range of coffee, Vietnamese and international. Our cold drink and beer will certainly kill your thirst in this super hot weather of Central Vietnam and our home made fresh food will be a highlight in Dong Ha city.

>> DMZ tours by motorbike/car

Tam's Cafe organize DMZ tours by motorbike/car for backpackers and group of travelers. We offer to bring you real experience of interesting historical tours to the former Demilitarized Zone, which includes a wide range of famous battlefields and war relics in Vietnam War, at a definitely reasonable price. These tours are very informative and can be customizable.


>> DMZ Rider tours

DMZ Rider offers you a great opportunity to experience the interesting ride on motorbike with English speaking drivers. The ride provides a unique experience for tourists to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Vietnamese rural villages, ethnic minority sites, eco-park and jungles with stops at several DMZ spots. Lone travelers or couple should sign up for this wonderful ride.

>> Tam's Guest House

Tam's Guest House, built attached to Tam's Cafe, is getting its operating permit now. It is expected to be officially open by 1st of July. It includes 6 comfortable, clean and cheap rooms for backpackers at the prices from $8 to $16. 

Each room is provided comfortable beds with soft mattresses, built-in bathroom, air-conditioner, electric fan and hot water machine. Wifi and motorbike parking are free.

Useful information

>> Free Tourist Information

Tam's Cafe offer free tourist information about hotels, transportation, restaurants, tourist and non-tourist destinations in Quang Tri province and Central Vietnam as well as cultural insight and local etiquette. Dong Ha map with highlight  places and suggested menus of local restaurants, recreational spots in town are provided also free at Tam's Cafe.


>> Ticket booking and pick-up service

Tam's Cafe also provide ticket service to those who want to book car or bus tickets to other provinces in Vietnam and Laos. Additionally, tourists who want to enjoy the experience of riding a motorcycle can rent it here. Pick up service is also available for travelers who want to avoid being overcharged by local motorbike-taxi. If you book our tours, pickup is free.


>> Tips for travelers who stay in Dong Ha


Have half a day in Dong Ha? Consider joining the city tour.
If you wish to have a good evening in Dong Ha and stay overnight there, there are several things that you can do. You can drop by sidewalk beer stands, bun thit nuong restaurants, street coffee, riverside seafood restaurants, sinh to stand (fresh fruit mix), and enjoy therapeutic massage by the blind people or at the local spa. More tips here.