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Mar 10, 2010 12:25 PM

Banh Mi Sandwiches

Suggestion, please?

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  1. San Diego County's bigger than Jamaica or Lebanon. Can you pick an area?

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      1. re: stevenr29

        Pho Xpress downtown - 1125 6th Ave.
        Really great Banh Mi! The #11 is the basic, but they have a bunch.
        Really nice people run it and I often call ahead and pick up - parking isn't great.

        1. re: xanb

          -Current favorites -
          Cali Baguette Express - Mira Mesa
          Bale - Mira Mesa
          K Sandwiches - Linda Vista

          1. re: stevuchan

            Seconded on K's and Cali Baguette.

            You can't have a good banh mi without fresh bread.

            These both bake their own.

            I like K's more, but Mira Mesa is closer...

          2. re: xanb

            Interested to hear other's experiences with Pho Express. Good Banh Mi sounds like, but what about the Pho?



            Pho Express
            6533 Mission Gorge Rd, San Diego, CA 92120

      2. I have to second K's in Linda Vista. Great sandwiches that run about $2.80 a piece. Also great spot to pick up rolls and other odds and ends.

        1. A Chau at Menlo and El Cajon Boulevard

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          1. re: Dagney

            A Chau's egg rolls are to die for... closest to Mom's I've ever found. Good side dish to a sandwich.

          2. I started out going to K's but then graduated to Cafe Dore, Paris Bakery, Saigon, and Kim Chan.

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              1. re: kare_raisu

                Like your list. I thought I was the only one who enjoyed Kim Chan.

              2. We like the Cali Sandwiche location on El Cajon Blvd. Specifically the pesto chicken.
                K Sanwiches near Mesa College is also very good. I like the #1, I am not sure what is in it, but it has a lot of stuff. If you like mustard, you need to request it.

                K also has a great selection of croisants stuffed with chocolate for a dollar.
                You can also take the bread home, and it is also only a dollar.