Banh Mi

If there is one piece of advice, we will advise you that try eating Banh Mi Saigon once. You know? Banh Mi Saigon is the most popular and delicious street food in Ho Chi Minh City. With affordable and very handy, it is not only a great breakfast but also the beginning of the love here.

OVERVIEW

Banh Mi Saigon

Vietnamese: Bánh Mì Sài Gòn

Banh Mi is a kind of bread made of flour (or possibly rice flour). Bread, or more specifically the baguette, was introduced by the French during its colonial period. The bread most commonly found in Vietnam is a single-serving baguette, which is usually airier than its Western counterpart, with a thinner crust.

Typical fillings include steamed, pan-roasted or oven-roasted seasoned pork belly, Vietnamese sausage, grilled pork,  grilled chicken, canned sardines in tomato sauce, soft pork meatballs in tomato sauce, head cheese, fried eggs, mock duck, and tofu. Accompanying vegetables typically include fresh cucumber slices, cilantro (leaves of the coriander plant) and pickled carrots and white radishes in shredded form. Common condiments include spicy chili sauce, sliced chilis, mayonnaise, and cheese.

Banh Mi is a quick meal in the morning (and evening) for students and employees for the reasonable price. Depending on each locality in Vietnam but Banh Mi can be used as a substitute for breakfast, or as a quick snack at different times of the day.

 

EXPERIENCES

 

In Ho Chi Minh City, sellers often sell Banh Mi by Bread-trolleys or on small roadside shops. The sign of Bread shop is the words "BÁNH MÌ'. You should choose the shop in which many natives are eating, it would be better.

Banh Mi Saigon is a street food. In most restaurants, it’s sold in the form of taking away.

The price is around 10.000 and 20.000 dong. Do not forget to ask the price before buying.

 

SUGGESTIONS

 

We would like to introduce you to some restaurants that we found reasonable, we preferred the restaurants in the Saigon urban and easy to move.

1. Banh Mi Chim Chay

Address: Thai Binh Market, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Opening Hours: 5:00 pm -11:00 pm.

Price: 10,000 - 20,000 dong.

2. Banh Mi Moha

Address: 269/13 De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Opening Hours: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm.

Price: 18,000 dong.

3. Banh Mi Anh Phan

Address: 145 Cong Quynh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City.

Opening Hours: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm.

Price: 10,000 - 20,000 dong.

4. Banh Mi Co Giang

Address: 100 De Tham, District 1, Ho Chi Minh, City.

Opening Hours: 6,00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Price: 15,000 - 20,000 dong.

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