Banh Mi Kinda Night at Saigon Le Vendeur

I’ve been here for nearly two years and I’ve been wanting to find a place where I can enjoy a classic Banh Mi sandwich.

Unbeknownst to me, there was a converted shipping container not too far from where I get off the metrorail during my trips to East Austin at Plaza Satillo that serves up some of Austin’s best Vietnamese Street Food-including Banh Mis! It’s actually located right next to the rails but I don’t notice it because I always sit on the side opposite of it.

This sandwich oasis, of course, is Saigon Le Vendeur! 

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I didn’t waste any time. I knew what I wanted and I got what I wanted to get. The OG Banh Mi sammich- served on toasted bread and topped with pickled carrots and daikon, cucumbers, cilantro, jalapeno and home made Vietnamese mayonaise.

 

Wifey paired her banh mi with delicious iced jasmine tea.

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So, if you’re like me and new to the area or have yet to enjoy a banh mi sammich and other vietnamese street food, get on over to Saigon Le Vendeur on 2404 East 7th Street, Austin, TX

 

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