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Best banh mi in Saigon

Banh mi Huynh Hoa is fully stuffed
Having earned a place on the global food map, the simple Vietnamese banh mi, whose fillings include grilled pork, liver pâté, cold cuts and cucumber slices, Vietnamese pickles and cilantro coated with a swipe of mayonnaise sauce, gives you a real taste of Vietnam. To get more information, you can click: boat ho chi minh to phnom penhBanh mi Huynh Hoa – the most famous shop in town

Banh mi Huynh Hoa

Banh mi Huynh Hoa- source: internet

Even though a banh mi sold at banh mi Huynh Hoa at VND 38,000 (USD $1.6) possibly has the highest price in town, once trying its layers of meat, flavorful pate, cold cuts and generous sprinkle of meat floss going well with the special mayonnaise mix, you will understand why this banh mi sandwich restaurant is the most praised and most well recognized one in all of Ho Chi Minh City.

Gaining its meaty and rich taste from many protein sources, banh mi here, which attracts long lines of locals and foreigners taking up part of the street, is ranked the first place in the city, and possibly in Vietnam by many the world’s famous food bloggers. It is clear that the quality of the bread plays an important part in the overall quality of your banh mi. Bread used at Huynh Hoa is crusty outside, soft inside and just tastes really good. As banh mi are only fully stuffed with layers of cold cuts, and slathered liberally with pâté after guests’ orders and no one is keen on queuing, you have to be persistent with your orders to make the crowd move. Let’s travel Vietnam to enjoy Banh My with: Travel Indochina tours Vietnam

Banh mi Huynh Hoa is fully stuffed

Banh mi Huynh Hoa is fully stuffed- source: internet

How to order

When ordering, shout out your order or use your fingers to indicate which kinds of stuffing you like and how many sandwiches you want as soon as you make eye contact with the staff. It is amazing to order your own banh mi without saying a Vietnamese word.

  • Address: No 26 Le Thi Rieng Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Phone: +84 83 925-0885
  • Open time: 3 p.m. till nearly midnight
  • Banh mi Nguyen Trai (bread with grilled pork)
Banh mi Nguyen Trai

Banh mi Nguyen Trai- source: internet

Outstanding with a throng of people surrounding a lady serving banh mi with her signature twist from a pushcart, banh mi Nguyen Trai is where you can find the best banh mi thit nuong in town.

Taken directly from hot coal in a small oven, these round pieces of pork, which are slightly burnt and fragrant, will win the heart of all kinds of foodies, even the pickiest ones. Here, you can enjoy an enormously satisfying snack of freshly baked baguettes paired with grilled pork and a generous amount of usual fillings such as Vietnamese pickles, cucumber chunks, green onions, strands of cilantro and sweet chili sauce.

  • Address: No 37 Nguyen Trai, Street District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Open time: Around 5.00 PM

Banh mi Bay Ho

Banh mi Bay Ho

Banh mi Bay Ho- source: internet

Nestled in a small alley at No 23 Huynh Khuong Ninh Street in District 1, the 80-year-old pushcart of Bay Ho is popular among many generations of Saigonese who love the traditional taste of banh mi. In spite of the introduction of many new recipes, the owners of this shop still follow the secret family recipes inherited for generations to make the fillings. The taste of the steamed and grilled pâté here, which is the same as it was centuries ago, will definitely attract you right from the first time sampling. Like Banh mi Huynh Hoa, banh mi here is also made to order so that you can leave with a piping hot baguette. A banh mi at Bay Ho shop costs you from VND 10,000 – 20,000 (USD $1). Quite cheap for really delicious meal! In spite of opening from the morning until the afternoon, banh mi here is always fresh and stunning.

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