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Saigon Sandwich has re-opened

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dordogne Apr 11, 2011 04:55 PM

Following a month-long remodel, Saigon Sandwich is open again, much less cramped (and fewer snack items for sale) . Prices are up 25 cents per sandwich, still a good deal for excellent banh mi.

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Saigon Sandwich Shop
560 Larkin St, San Francisco, CA 94102

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    chocolatetartguy RE: dordogne Apr 11, 2011 06:09 PM

    Yes, the cheaper sandwiches are now 3.25. I have loved their meatball sandwiches for years, but the one I had Saturday seemed a little different, maybe less black pepper. My friend loved the chicken. I can remember when you could get 5 banh mi for less than $10.

    I assume most of the remodeling took place in back where they do the cooking. The front looked largely the same except that the long refrigerated case behind the register is gone. It seemed that they had fewer prepackaged items, but then I never bought those anyway.

    Patty Unterman said they were still the best in January and I would have to agree.

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      janeyoc RE: dordogne Apr 11, 2011 06:39 PM

      Can anyone tell me the hours? I am staying nearby and a late night sandwich would be great! Also do they sell egg rolls?

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        wolfe RE: janeyoc Apr 11, 2011 06:59 PM

        Hours:
        Mon-Sat 6 am - 6 pm
        Sun 7 am - 5 pm
        I haven't been there but did find a reference to fresh gỏi cuốn, the rice paper wrapped shrimp roll.

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          hhc RE: wolfe Apr 21, 2011 10:49 PM

          Hours are now Daily 7am-5pm.

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          chocolatetartguy RE: janeyoc Apr 11, 2011 07:17 PM

          Late night not a good time to be wandering the Tenderloin. I don't think they have classical Chinese egg rolls, but they do have a number of prewrapped prepared foods along with lots of chip like snacks, tapioca drinks, Asian fruit drinks and several flavors of beef jerky.

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