19 Best Vietnamese Sandwich Fillings In Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese Sandwich (Bánh Mì) is a tasty blend of culture and cuisine. Imported into Vietnam from France in 1887, Bánh Mì was simple baguette with pate. Since 1954, many recipes have been created with toasted pork, scrambled egg, pork pie, salad, cucumber, pickles and special sauces… Nowadays we have many types of Banh Mi with various fillings that are extremely mouth-watering. Here are 15 Best Vietnamese Sandwich fillings in Ho Chi Minh city that you should sample when you arrive in this paradise of Bánh Mì.

1. Vietnamese Sandwich with Pork Pie

Vietnamese Bread With Pork Pie

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Pork pie wrapped in banana leaf is a traditional filling of Vietnamese Sandwich. Crunchy slices of white rose pork pie are put into the bread along with pate, a mix of salt and black pepper is one of the most favorite fillings.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Pork Pie in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Bánh Mì Minh Châu at 76 Lý Tự Trọng Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Như Lan at 50 Hàm Nghi Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Như Lan at 64 – 66 – 68 Hàm Nghi Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Hà Nội at 106-108 Lê Thị Riêng Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Nguyên Sinh at 141 Trần Đình Xu Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Bảy Hổ at 23 Huỳnh Khương Ninh Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Huỳnh Hoa at 26 Lê Thị Riêng Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Hồng Hoa at 62 Nguyễn Văn Tráng Street,  District 1

2. Vietnamese Sandwich with Roasted Pork

banh Mi With Toasted Pork

Smelling, crispy and rich fatty toasted pork, cucumber, carrot and daikon pickles, a few thin slices of chili, coriander are put into a loaf of warm and crispy bread. What a yummy dish!

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Toasted Pork in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 97 Trần Đình Xu Street, District 1

3. Vietnamese Sandwich with Stewed Organ

Vietnamese Bread With Stewed Organs

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Pork or/and beef organs are seasoned with soy sauce, five spice powder, small onion, vinegar, garlic, black pepper, salt, sugar and stewed in coconut water until they are well-done. Then Stewed Organ is served with baguette, vegetables, pickles and stewing liquid.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Stewed Organ in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 124 Pasteur Street, District 1

4. Vietnamese Sandwich with Shredded Chicken

Vietnamese Bread With Shredded Chicken

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Chicken is boiled and shredded before dry stir-fried in a pan with salt and sugar. The cooked chicken, pickles, cucumber, black pepper and soy sauce are put into baguette to make a flavorful Bánh Mì.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Shredded Chicken in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 38 Nguyễn Thái Sơn Street, District Gò Vấp

5. Vietnamese Sandwich with Scrambled Egg

Banh Mi With Omlette In Vietnam

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Ingredients are scrambled egg, slices of tomato and cucumber, coriander, soy sauce and black pepper.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Scrambled Egg in Ho Chi Minh city? This kind of Bánh Mì is sold everywhere on Saigon street.

6. Vietnamese Sandwich with Pork Skin Strip

banh Mi With Pork Skin Strip

Dry, thinly sliced pork skin is one of the most favorite filling. This food is also served along with broken rice. Other ingredients are chopped green onion oil, pickles, coriander and sweet and sour fish sauce dip with minced chili and garlic.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Pork Skin Strip in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Alley 150 Nguyễn Trãi, quận 1

7. Vietnamese Sandwich with Grilled Pork

Vietnamese Bread With Pork Paties Or Banh Mi Nem Nuong

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The recipes of grilled pork are various but all are in Vietnamese style grilled pork. This is one of the most popular filling of Bánh Mì.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Grilled Pork in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 37 Nguyễn Trãi Street, District 1

8. Vietnamese Sandwich with Fried Fish Pie

Banh Mi With Fish Pie

The fishes have to be fresh and solid. Fish bones are left away to keep fish meat, then minced and seasoned with salt, pepper… The processed fish is fried until it’s crispy and light yellow. Then it’s cut into slices to put into the baguette with veggies, pickle and chili paste, soy sauce.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Fish Pie in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 77 Bùi Thị Xuân Street, District 1

9. Vietnamese Sandwich with Cured Pork Cold Cuts

Vietnamese Bread Or Banh Mi

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Cured Pork Cold Cuts is made of cured pork and layered with strips of fat. Other ingredients are the same as Bánh Mì with Pork Pie. Sometimes, we like to use Pork Pie and Cured Pork Cold Cuts to make the filling.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Cured Pork Cold Cuts in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Bánh Mì Minh Châu at 76 Lý Tự Trọng Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Như Lan at 50 Hàm Nghi Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Như Lan at 64 – 66 – 68 Hàm Nghi Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Hà Nội at 106-108 Lê Thị Riêng Street, District 1
  • Bánh Mì Nguyên Sinh at 141 Trần Đình Xu Street, District 1

10. Vietnamese Sandwich with Char Sew

Vietnamese Bread With Char Sew

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Many people love to eat Bánh Mì with Char Sew because it’s tender and the sauce is special. Along with meat ball, veggies and pickle are added into the baguette.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Char Siew in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 189 Cống Quỳnh Street, District 1

11. Vietnamese Sandwich with Beef Jerky

Vietnamese Bread With Beef Jerky

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Ingredients are beef jerky, peanut, Vietnamese mint, special black sauce, chili sauce. This is a new recipe and there are a few stalls that sell this kind of Bánh Mì.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Beef Jerky in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Bánh Mì Phương Liên at 12 Nguyễn Huy Tự Street, District 1

12. Vietnamese Sandwich with Stir-fried Beef

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Stir-fried beef is a popular dish that is eaten with steamed rice in Vietnam. And now it’s used to put into baguette.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Stirred Fried Beef in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Bánh Mì Lúa Mía at 175B Cao Thắng Street, District 3

13. Vietnamese Sandwich with Beef Pie

The crunchy beef pie, scallion head pickle, carrot and daikon pickle, coriander and chili paste make a perfect filling of Bánh Mì.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Beef Pie in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Alley 191 Hai Bà Trưng Street, District 3
  • Bánh mì Tuấn Mập at 173 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai Street, District 1

14. Vietnamese Sandwich with Canned Fish

banh mi with canned fish

What’s more convenient than eating a baguette with canned fish? A busy guy can make it in a few minute.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Canned Fish in Ho Chi Minh city? This kind of Bánh Mì is sold everywhere on Saigon street.

15. Vietnamese Sandwich with Pork Floss

banh mi with pork floss

The recipe is simple but the taste is great. Instead of pork pie or canned fish, we use shredded chicken as main ingredient. Tomato slices are also put into the baguette to make it more delicious.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Pork Floss in Ho Chi Minh city? This kind of Bánh Mì is sold everywhere on Saigon streets.

16. Vietnamese Sandwich with wonton

Vietnamese Bread With Wonton

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Although steamed wonton is a new type of Bánh Mì filling, it attracts many foodies in Ho Chi Minh city. Ground pork and other ingredients are wrapped in a wrapper made of rice flour. Then it will be steamed until it is well-done and put into the baguette.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with Dumpling in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 358 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai Street, District 1

17. Vietnamese Sandwich “Pan”

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Pork pie, pate, sausage, toasted pork, potato and egg are fried in a small pan and served with a baguette and pickle and sauces.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì  in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • Bánh Mì Hòa Mã at 53 Cao Thắng Street, District 1

18. Vietnamese Sandwich with combination of many ingredients

Vietnamese Sandwich with combination of many ingredients

We called this kind of Bánh Mì “thập cẩm” in Vietnamese. Some people prefer eating “all in one”. We put pork/beef pie, toasted pork, beef/pork floss with vegetables, pickle and chili, soy sauce and tomato sauce into the baguette. Just try, it’s amazing.

Where to eat the best Bánh Mì with combination of many ingredients  in Ho Chi Minh city? This kind of Bánh Mì is sold everywhere on Saigon street.

19. Vegetarian Vietnamese Sandwich

19. Vegetarian Vietnamese Sandwich

Are you vegetarian? Don’t worry! We have vegetarian Bánh Mì for whom do not eat meat. It isn’t less delicious than any Bánh Mì’s filling. Not only vegetarian but also other people want to eat this tasty Bánh Mì.

Ingredients: fried tofu, vegetarian pie (optional),vegetarian pate, cucumber, daikon and carrot pickles, coriander, chili, soy sauce.

Where to eat the best vegetarian Bánh Mì  in Ho Chi Minh city?

  • 330 Tôn Đản, District 4
  •  371 Lê Quang Định Street, District Bình Thạnh
  • 172 Bà Hạt Street, District 10

Are you going to come to Ho Chi Minh city? Are these Bánh Mì mouth-watering? Which Vietnamese Sandwich fillings would you like to try? What do you think about weaving the streets and alleys to enjoy delicious Saigon street foods, including the best Bánh Mì? Join our Saigon Food Tour to drive around Ho Chi Minh city on a motorbike with a local tour guide and eat the best Banh Mi.

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