Top best places to eat Vietnamese bread in Japan


Top best places to eat Vietnamese bread in Japan

“Banh mi” has become a famous delicious Vietnamese specialty all over the world so far. Vietnamese bread is known as the harmony of pate, egg, meat, spring, vegetable and tasty sauce that seduce everyone experiencing the first time.

These days, it is common to find this special kind of sandwich in particular countries. The same to Japan, you can find a “banh mi” shop without difficulty to enjoy the authentic flavor. Let’s discover the most famous places to eat Vietnamese in Japan.

1. Banh mi Sandwich

Located in a small alley on Waseda Dori street, near Takadanobaba station, Banh mi Sandwich is one of the must-see places in Japan selling delicious Vietnamese sandwich.

This restaurant is crowded in lunch time, so it will take a great deal of time if you want to pick up an order. Therefore, try to arrive early in order not to waste time.

Vietnamese bread in Japan

There is a wide range of bread for customers to pick up

Vietnamese bread here has a wide choice with a lot of ingredients, such as: grilled beef, pork, chicken, char sui, ham, liver pate or shrimp pate served with avocado and mixed vegetables. There are many perceptions that grilled pork bread offered with ham and liver pate is the most delicious one.

It is about ¥550 per bread, but if you want to try the small one, just ask the staffs. The smaller bread costs ¥300.

2. Hanoi & Hanoi (1-28-13 Senju, Adachi-ku)

It isn’t exaggerated to say that Hanoi & Hanoi is the most notorious and tastiest banh mi shop in Japan. This place is dipped into the style of Vietnamese street restaurants. About 5 minutes walking from Kita Senju station, Hanoi & Hanoi is located in a small alley, but easily found out thanks to a cyclo in front of the entrance.

Vietnamese bread in Japan

The place offers many types of Vietnamese bread

At this place, customers are offered crispy breads with roasted port and ham (about ¥ 750), and grilled beef (about ¥ 1000). They are served with carrot, radish and traditional spicy Vietnamese sauce. Besides, there also has a fish set that includes a golden, crispy skinned fillet of white fish and a very authentic cup of rich and sweet Vietnamese iced coffee in its menu. The cover charge is about ¥ 2000 in total.

Nevertheless, Hanoi & Hanoi is quite tiny with only 3 tables, crowded at lunch and dinner time as well, people would rather take it away than eat at the shop.

3. Kamata My-Le

It’s about 3 kilometers from Kamata station to My-Le. Opened 20 years ago, this place is voted as the best Vietnamese in Japan which harbor the traditional Vietnamese flavor in their dishes.

Vietnamese bread in Japan

One of the most popular places to eat Vietnamese bread in Japan

There is a variety of banh mi that you can choose, but the prominence that the dishes here are adored is the sauce. This sauce is made from nuoc mam fish sauce and coriander without any seasoning as: citron, garlic or pepper.

Beside banh mi, Mi-Le offers other famed meals in Vietnam like: Pho, Banh Xeo, Spring Rolls, char sui, and so on.

4. Banh xeo Saigon

Although it has the name Banh Xeo which the high-quality crispy golden pancakes in Vietnam, the most attractive dish here is Banh mi. The bread is full of soft pork, flavored sauce, carrot, radish and fresh vegetables. All of them are the best combination that is blooming in your mouth.

Vietnamese bread in Japan

The restaurant promises comfort and the fending off of the world

Banh xeo Saigon is designed in the traditional Japanese style. There have a lot of spaces, clean tables, friendly staffs, and a low-priced. You can spend your lunch and dinner here to experience Vietnamese bread and other dishes as well.

5. Potluck (Shibuya)

Potluck restaurant is located at the basement of Opening Ceremony shopping mall. At Shibuya station, you can take a walk or taxi to this destination. The Vietnamese bread menu there comprises 4 types: Sweet and sour pork, chicken, fried egg and vegetables.

Vietnamese bread in Japan

All ingredients of bread there will make you satisfied

The bread is totally handmade, crispy. You also should try a splash of lime juice and drizzle of fish sauce in order to link all the flavors and give the sandwich that fresh Vietnamese flavor. According to some tourists, you had better visit Potluck after 16:00 pm so as to order bread set which involves bread, potato chips and drinks within ¥ 300. In that way, you are able save a great deal of money in the trip.


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