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

Banh Mi is a kind of bread made of flour, like the Baguette but smaller, and have fillings inside.

Typical fillings include steamed pork, sausage, grilled pork, canned sardines in tomato sauce, soft pork meatballs (Xiu Mai), and fried eggs. A loaf of bread can consist of one or more of these, with some vegetables or cucumber.

Vietnamese cuisine emphasizes yin and yang, and five-flavor. For Banh Mi, yang is meat and eggs, yin is tomato and cucumber.

Banh Mi is a quick meal in the morning (and evening) for students and employees. 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.

 

Banh Mi with and without fillings

 

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 center 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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