Dive into the world of  Banh mi, a quintessential Vietnamese street food. This iconic baguette sandwich explodes with flavor and variations, captivating the hearts (and stomachs) of Hanoi locals and visitors alike. This guide serves as your compass, navigating you through the best Banh Mi spots in Hanoi to discover your perfect flavor adventure.

What is Banh Mi – Vietnamese Sandwich?

The History of Banh Mi.

Banh Mi, also known as ” Vietnamese sandwiches ” are iconic Vietnamese street food, especially in Hanoi. Here, they’re more than just a meal; they represent a unique cultural fusion of Vietnamese and French cuisine.
Banh Mi first appeared in Vietnam during French colonial rule in the early 20th century. The French introduced the baguette, which Vietnamese embraced and adapted by filling it with local ingredients. Over time, bánh mì became a beloved Vietnamese staple with its own distinct flavor profile.

Banh Mi Thit Xien Nuong in Hanoi ( collected)

What Makes a Banh Mi Exceptional?

Beyond the crispy of breads, a symphony of flavors awaits within a truly exceptional Banh Mi.
Freshness reigns supreme, with high-quality meats, vibrant pickled vegetables, aromatic herbs, and zesty condiments all playing a crucial role. This isn’t just a sandwich, it’s a textural and flavor explosion.
The satisfying crunch of the bread harmonizes with the savory fillings, creating an unforgettable culinary experience.

Banh Mi Bo Nuong – Street Food In Hanoi ( Collected)

The magic of Banh Mi doesn’t stop there! Hanoi boasts a delightful variety of Banh Mi , each offering unique fillings to tantalize your taste buds. We’ll delve into these variations, it’s comes in a variety of styles to satisfy every craving to help you discover your perfect Banh Mi match.

Types of Banh Mi in Hanoi.

There are  a variety of Banh Mi with many flavors in Hanoi now aday, here’s a list of the main types:

  • Traditional Banh Mi: The most popular kind, with pate, cold cuts, pickled veggies, fresh herbs, and chili sauce or mayo. It’s everywhere on Vietnam’s streets at a good price.
  • Banh Mi Cha Ca: A Hanoi special with tasty grilled fish patty, noodles, herbs, shrimp paste, and chili. It’s a favorite for visitors in the capital.
  • Banh Mi Xiu Mai: A Saigon treat with tender meatballs in tomato sauce, pickles, and herbs. It’s a bold flavor that street food fans in Saigon really like.
  • Grilled Banh Mi: Crispy banh mi toasted over charcoal. You can fill it with lots of things like pate, meat, or egg.
  • Vegetarian Banh Mi: A choice for vegetarians with different fillings like tofu, mushrooms, and veggies. It’s healthy and filling.

There are even more creative types to try with unique and new fillings:

  • Beef with Cheese
  • Honey Chicken
  • Fried Squid
  • Crispy Pork
  • Mushroom and Tofu for vegetarians
Banh Mi 25 - Hanoi Vietnam

Banh Mi 25 – Hanoi Vietnam

And here is Banh Mi price in Hanoi to refer :

  • Traditional Banh Mi: Ranges from 15,000 – 30,000 VND per sandwich.
  • Specialty Banh Mi: Priced higher, from 30,000 to 50,000 VND or more, depending on ingredients and preparation.
  • Vegan/Vegetarian Banh Mi: Costs between 15,000 – 25,000 VND per sandwich.

However, prices are typically higher in tourist areas compared to more local areas. And street vendors generally offer lower prices than established Banh Mi shops.

Vietnam’s street Banh Mi isn’t just food but part of the culture here. Each type has its own special flavor showing the unique local food style. Let find Your Perfect Banh Mi now !

Top 15+ Spots to Get BEST Banh Mi in Hanoi.

Hanoi is brimming with Banh Mi vendors, each offering its own unique flavor. To help you find your perfect bánh mì, here are a few suggestions:

Banh Mi 25.

Banh Mi 25 Shop ( Collected)

  • Address: 25 P Hàng Cá, Hàng Bồ, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
  • Map : https://maps.app.goo.gl/SGFsq2Jhq2nB5aWr9
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Phone number: (+84) 942 548 214
  • Price range: 30,000 – 40,000 VND
  • Visit website: Banhmi25.net

Bánh Mì 25 is a famous sandwich shop in central Hanoi, loved by international tourists. Their special Cheese Beef Baguette offers rich flavors, served with creamy cheese for a perfect blend. Their Mixed Baguette includes diverse ingredients like pate, sausages, meatballs, smoked sausage, and char siu, making its taste unique and enjoyable.

Banh Mi 25

Banh Mi 25 ( collected)

Banh Mi Hoi An ( Bami Bread)

  • Address: 98 Hang Bac, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/uzFGu71hY9ndSoQn8
  • Phone number: 0981 043 144
  • Opening hours: 06:30 – 21:30
  • Reference price: 20,000 VND – 50,000 VND
Bánh Mì Hội An ( Collected)

Bánh Mì Hội An – Bami Bread ( Collected)

Bami Bread is a Hoi An bread brand that is making waves on many streets in Hanoi, the most famous is probably the facility at 98 Hang Bac. The bread here still retains the original Hoi An bread flavor with fillings made from grilled lemongrass chicken or roasted pork. Besides, to suit the taste of Hanoi people, these sandwiches have been made shorter, and herbs have also been changed into salads such as carrots and cucumbers.

Banh Mi Pho.

Menu Banh Mi Pho

Menu Banh Mi Pho( Collected)

Owning a prominent chain of stores in the Capital, Hanoi Pho Banh Mi is a familiar address for many people and tourists who want to enjoy this interesting dish. Each sandwich is sandwiched with meat and fresh lemon sauce, grilled until hot, crispy, and fragrant. Just take a light bite of the cake, the greasy, sour and spicy taste blends together and melts in the mouth, leaving diners impressed forever.

Banh Mi Pho Shop

Address :

  • 57C Dinh Tien Hoang, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Phone: 091 705 8308
  • 64 Hang Bong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Phone: 091 695 0391
  • 39 Hang Bai, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Phone: 091 151 8967
  • 40A Bat Dan, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Phone: 098 589 4419
  • 61E Hang Ma, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi – Phone: 091 693 0801
  • Website: http://banhmipho.vn/
  • Opening hours: 06:00 – 23:00
  • Price : 25 000 VND – 55 000 VND

Banh Mi Pho Co.

Menu Banh Mi Pho Co

Banh Mi Pho Co Menu ( Collected)

The characteristic of Old Quarter bread is that it is longer in size than regular bread. This Hanoi bread is brushed with butter on the surface, creating a delicious crust. When you bite into it, you will feel the crunch of the bread combined with the aroma of butter. The meat inside is grilled soft and rich.

  • Address: 38 Dinh Liet, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Map : https://maps.app.goo.gl/RYJ4BTXQGEv6pGoQ8
  • Opening hours: 6:30 am – 11:45 pm
  • Reference price: 25,000 – 65,000 VND

Banh Mi Tram – Best Banh Mi Hanoi

In the list of the best things to eat in Hanoi, we should mention Tram Banh mi in Dinh Ngang street. Actually, the restaurant’s food is simple including pate, fatty sausage, pork fillet, fried eggs, some cucumber pieces but thanks to its sauce added to make the bread more special with the mixed flavors of salty, sweet, bar, fat, harmonic.

In addition, this restaurant also serves Banh Mi Sot vang. With many guests, this food is not a signature food of the restaurant, but it is very delicious.

  • Address:30 P. Đình Ngang
  • Opening hours: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Phone: 0934 280 101
  • Reference price: 30 000 VND – 100 000 VND

Banh Mi Duc Long – Kebab Bread.

Menu Banh Mi Duc Long ( collected)

This is one of the best Banh mi in Hanoi. It used to be located in Hang Bac street but now transferred to Luong Ngoc Quyen with tables and chairs for guests to eat at the place. Plus, the bread of Duc Long is so delicious and eating a haft of bread can make you full.

  • Address:  Luong Ngoc Quyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:30
  • Phone : 02439262726
  • Reference price: 25,000 – 60,000 VND

This is the address where cheap and delicious Doner Kebab bread is widely spread by word of mouth. The sandwiches here will definitely make it hard for you to resist after trying it once. Triangular shaped bread filled with soft, juicy grilled meat. Accompanied by lettuce, tomatoes, and cabbage mixed with vinegar to help relieve boredom.The signature Duc Long breadChicken kebab served in Duc Long restaurant

Chicken kebab served in Duc Long restaurant

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Banh Mi Pate Lan Ong.

The original shop used to be located in Lan Ong but now moved to Cha Ca street. Bread of the shop is unique and not similar to other places that loyal to the pate. It is simple but thanks to the pate, it makes a unique of the best mi in Hanoi.

Banh Mi Cha Ca (Colected)

In addition to the traditional flavor, to satisfy the diners coming from abroad, the restaurant has added some new ingredients such as sausage, bacon. The shops with food spacious, open from late morning until late.

  • Address: 8A Cha Ca, Hang Bo Ward, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 7am – 9pm (Monday – Saturday), 7am – 11pm (Sunday)
  • Reference selling price: 20,000 – 60,000 VND

After breakfast with Banh Mi, it is the best time to grab a Hanoi coffee.

Banh Mi Le Dai Hanh.

This is not a bakery, but a humble old car on the corner of Le Dai Hanh intersection with Le Dai Hanh alley. But the bread here is so popular to locals that every morning, it is always crowded guests to buy breakfast, lunch and is rated as the best banh mi in Hanoi.

Although there are many kinds of spring rolls to choose from, the most popular is the fat and crispy one. The bread will be kept warm until serving to the customers. The ingredients are tasty, crispy, added with some handmade sauce, mayonnaise. Bread Le Dai Hanh sell from morning to evening.

  • Address: 20 Le Dai Hanh, Hai Ba Trung District , Hanoi
  • Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/X3schds7HFqS9BPB6
  • Opening hours: 5am – 8pm
  • Reference selling price: 30,000 – 45,000 VND

Banh Mi Ba Dan.

Appearing in Hanoi since 1979, Banh mi Ba Dan is one of the oldest bread in the capital. Over time, when many other bakeries grow, Ba Dan bread still retains the brand of best pate as well as the best banh mi in Hanoi. Every 3 hours, the owner has to change the cake once to help the cake is always hot, and crispy.

  • Address: 34 Lo Su, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 6am – 10pm
  • Reference selling price: 20,000 – 30,000 VND

Banh mi Thai Thinh

Banh Mi Hanoi

Banh Mi Hanoi ( collected)

The restaurant has created “bread in pan”. Over the years, Thai Thinh bread still retains the original recipe with a piece of fried egg, a piece of 2/3 palm fried food served with melon, bread. There is no added meat at all.

Considered fairly, although less in number, but the quality of food in the restaurant is quite good with fried pate, eggs, sweet and sour cucumber in your mouth. However, the pan of the meal without sauce, guests have to eat bread with eggs, pate and chili sauce. The price is from 20.000 VND up to 50.000 VND

Banh Mi Dan To.

Hanoi’s night bread shop stirs up the culinary community

Banh Mi Dan To Hanoi ( Collected)

  • Address: 32 Tran Nhat Duat, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Map : https://maps.app.goo.gl/3P76ogHfoxkPXyBR6
  • Opening hours: 3am – 8am
  • Reference selling price: 15,000 – 20,000 – 25,000 VND

Banh Mi Dan To is a delicious bread dish that cannot be missed when mentioning Hanoi cuisinea and attractive because of its special way of preparing fillings. All ingredients such as onions, eggs, pate, sausages, sausages, dried beef and butter are carefully selected and seasoned with rich spices.

Banh Mi Hai Map – Delicious banh mi shop in Hanoi

  • Address: 204 Hang Bong, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 8:30 am – 10:00 pm
  • Reference selling price: 45,000 – 59,000 VND

Hanoi Hai Map sandwich shop combines the culinary cultures of Hanoi and Saigon, creating a unique and attractive style. Where’s bread stands out with its new flavor, with up to 8-9 different fillings, bringing richness and diversity to diners. One highlight of the shop is the size of the bread. Each Hanoi banh mi here is one and a half times larger than other regular banh mi.

ZoZo – Hai Phong’s original Hanoi baguette shop.

  • Address: 29 Nha Chung, Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Map : https://maps.app.goo.gl/RuCrEq5QQBmew2FD8
  • Opening hours: 7am – 10pm
  • Reference selling price: 5,000 – 50 ,000 VND
Banh Mi Zozo in Hanoi

Banh Mi Zozo in Hanoi ( collected)

If you are looking for a traditional banh mi stick in Hai Phong, the address 29 Nha Chung is the perfect suggestion for you. The small sandwiches, filled with fragrant pate inside, made from liver, meat, and lard, are meticulously grilled on the stove to ensure hotness and crispness. Before reaching the customer, the baguette is also sprinkled with a layer of spicy chili, a typical spice of the city of red phoenix flowers.

Banh Mi P

  • Address: 12 Hang Buom, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/W8Dtc6juXz4h54DP7
  • Opening hours: 7am – 6pm
  • Reference selling price: 15,000 – 35,000 VND

Hanoi Bread P brings a wonderful experience to diners. The bread crust is fried until hot and crispy, while the inside remains soft and delicious. You can enjoy dried onion pate bread, char siu pate bread, egg char siu pate bread, egg pate bread mixed with pate and many other types.

Bánh mì sốt vang Hảo Hảo –  Hao Hao wine sauce bread.

  • Address: 1B Chan Cam, Hoan Kiem District, City. Hanoi
  • Opening hours: 17:00 – 22:00
  • Reference selling price: 20,000 VND  – 40,000 VND

Among many delicious Hanoi banh mi shops, Hao Hao still retains tourists because of its special flavor and enthusiastic service. The bowl of wine sauce is balanced between spicy, salty, sweet, just the right amount of flavor, and the beef is soft and fragrant. Another impressive point when coming to Hao Hao wine sauce bread shop is the airy space, from the ingredients to the dining table, the shop ensures hygiene.

Nguyen Sinh Bread.

Banh Mi Nguyen Sinh’s predecessor was one of the first restaurants to open in Hanoi. Although there are many ingredient recipes labeled as family secrets, Nguyen Sinh’s most famous is liver pate bread. In addition, if you have time, you can choose many other types such as bacon, ham, sausage… to eat on a plate outside. Because it is an old bakery and has its own flavoring secrets, the price of Nguyen Sinh bread is also slightly higher than other places.

 Menu Banh Mi Nguyen Sinh Hanoi

Menu Banh Mi Nguyen Sinh Hanoi ( Collected – Price 2024 )

The most impressive thing about Nguyen Sinh bread is the foie gras pate with a unique flavor that is unmatched by any other product. With the chef’s own secret in cooking and seasoning, the pate dish is both delicious and flavorful, and also has a seductive aroma. Have you tried the bread here yet? If not, come to Nguyen Sinh immediately to experience and enjoy.

Banh Mi Sot Vang in Hanoi ( Collected)

  • Address: 17 Ly Quoc Su, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Phone: 024 3722 7860
  • Fanpage: www.facebook.com/nguyensinh.vn/
  • Opening hours: 07:00 – 21:30
  • Price : 40 000 VND – 90 000 VND

Tips to try Banh Mi in Hanoi.

The best time to sample Banh Mi in Hanoi is typically in the morning when the bread is freshest, around breakfast time from 7 AM to 9 AM, or during lunch hours from 11 AM to 1 PM. During these times, the Banh Mi stalls are buzzing with activity, ensuring you get the most authentic and delicious experience.
Choose reliable vendors with good hygiene practices to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
Consider balancing your Banh Mi with fresh vegetables for added vitamins and fiber.
Practice moderation – delicious as they are, overindulging in Banh Mi can lead to weight gain.
Remember, the best time to enjoy Banh Mi is whenever you crave its unique blend of flavors and convenience!

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