The 8 Best Bahn Mi Shops Near Boston

Updated: August 22, 2022

Bahn mi sandwiches are the greatest Vietnamese comfort food and these Boston venues serve the best in town. We analyzed the top review sites, including diner and critic reviews for this list of top banh mi in Boston. Start your day with a Trưng Chien Banh mi and Vietnamese coffee or go for a Chả banh mi at the spots below.

Find the perfect Banh mi spot

Banh Mi Ba Le

Vietnamese, $, BostonVietnamese, $Boston, North Dorchester
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Eat Vietnamese Food in Dorchester

    Eater, 2019
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best sandwich shops in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Banh Mi Oi

Vietnamese, $, BostonVietnamese, $Boston, West Roxbury
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5


Vietnamese, $$, BostonVietnamese, $$Boston, Kenmore
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

    7 New Boston Area Restaurants and Bakeries for Brunching at Home

    Eater, 2021

Saigon Fusion

Vietnamese, $$, BostonVietnamese, $$Boston, Fenway
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Pho Viet's

Vietnamese, $, BostonVietnamese, $Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Boston's 5 favorite spots to find affordable Vietnamese food

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Hoodline, 2019

    5 top options for cheap Southeast Asian fare in Boston

    Hoodline, 2019

Bon Me - Longwood Medical Area

Food Truck, $, BostonFood Truck, $Boston, Mission Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

163 Vietnamese Sandwiches & Bubble Tea

Vietnamese, $, BostonVietnamese, $Boston, Chinatown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Pho Viet’s II

Vietnamese, $, NewtonVietnamese, $Newton, Newtown Centre
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.0

How does it work?

Finding the best Banh mi spots in Boston can take way too long. These results are brought to you by boam, with insights from the Yelp and Google ratings for 15185 Boston restaurants, 823905 reviews, and 1052 top lists and articles from the likes of Eater and Hoodline. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - 7 New Boston Area Restaurants and Bakeries for Brunching at Home, Hoodline - 5 top options for cheap Southeast Asian fare in Boston and Eater - Where to Eat Vietnamese Food in Dorchester. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. Our site gets no payment from the restaurants we show, so you can trust what you see. These ten options are sure to delight.


Banh Mi Ba Le, Banh Mi Ok, and Banh Mi Huong Que are the highest-rated banh mi spots for lunch in Boston.

Banh Mi Ba Le, Banh Mi Oi, and Phinista are the highest-rated spots for banh mi delivery in Boston.

Banh Mi Ba Le, Banh Mi Ok, and Banh Mi Huong Que are the highest-rated banh mi spots to get a quick lunch in Boston.

There are 8 banh mi spots in Boston.

Phinista is the highest-rated banh mi spot for a pick-up order in Boston.

Drink pairing tips for Banh mi

  • The ultimate drink pairing for banh mi

    Finding the ideal drink pairing for banh mi can be tricky. It’s worth exploring some white wine, particularly a glass of Kabinett. This, sweet, white wine balances the spicy banh mi.

  • Pair Cilantro Chile Cooler with banh mi

    When considering what goes best with banh mi, we recommend a glass of Cilantro Chile Cooler, it truly complements the dish as it cuts through the fattiness of the sandwich.

  • The perfect match for banh mi

    Experts often pair banh mi with a glass of Mangose, a popular beer.

Interesting facts about Banh mi

  • Who made the first banh mi?

    banh mi has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Vietnam. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • A traditional dish

    The delicious, renowned dish bahn mi needs to be had if you take a trip to Vietnam!

  • The world record from Italy

    A little baguette never hurt anybody! The size of the longest baguette might surprise you, coming in at 400 feet! How big of a kitchen do you need to make that?

Parking tips

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