“Bánh Mì” (bread) is a very famous and delicious snack of Hanoi as well as Vietnamese people. Traveling to Hanoi, you will easily find and enjoy “Banh Mi” at every time, everywhere, from restaurants to street vendors. There are many bread brands in Hanoi that you can choose to eat so here, we will introduce to you top 7 of the most popular bread brands in Hanoi. Let’s find out!
Bánh Mì Phố Cổ – 38 Dinh Liet
Bánh Mì Phố Cổ is located at No.38 on Dinh Liet Street, opposite to the famous Noodle Wontons shop. There are also many dishes for you to choose from such as dumplings, bánh mì chảo (bread served with eggs, pate, steak, on a pan),… but the best-selling food of the shop is still “bánh mì kẹp” (traditional bánh mì with pate, sausage, raw vegetables, Vietnamese ham,…). It is still unknown about when the shop has started to go into business but now, Bánh Mì Phố Cổ is one of the most famous bread brands in Hanoi. Only with 20.000 – 25.000 VND, you can enjoy a hot bread with many delicious ingredients.
Bánh Mì Bà Dần – 34 Lò Sũ
Appearing in Hanoi since 1979, Bánh Mì Bà Dần is one of the oldest bread stores in the Hanoi capital. According to the owner, the store, previously, can serve several thousand breads each day. Now, in the situation of more and more bread brands have appeared in Hanoi, Bánh Mì Bà Dần still remains its reputation among locals and travelers thank to heirloom recipe for making pate. To meet the needs of customers, the owner has created some unique kinds of bread with flavor quite strange but still delicious. Let’s come and enjoy!
Bánh Mì Nguyên Sinh – 19 Lý Quốc Sư
Known as one of the first bread brands in Hanoi, Bánh Mì Nguyên Sinh offers customers many kinds of Bánh Mì but the highlight of the store is Bánh Mì Pate Gan (bread eaten with liver pate). Because it is a long-standing brand, its bread has a unique flavor that cannot be find in nowhere else so the price can be a little bit higher than the other stores.
Bánh Mì Đình Ngang
In the list of the best “Bánh Mì” in Hanoi, we cannot miss “Bánh Mì Trâm” on Dinh Ngang Street. Still the popular ingredients such as pate, ham, fried eggs,… but the reason making Bánh Mì Đình Ngang special is the signature sauce.
Besides Bánh Mì Thập Cẩm (bread served with pate, fried egg, Vietnamese ham and pork skin sausage, cucumber and sauce), the store also sells Bánh Mì Sốt Vang – a Vietnamese version of a French beef stew made with onions, mushrooms and other veggies and served with the bread. The price for a bread in here ranges from 30,000 to 40,000 VND.
Bánh Mì Bít Tết Hòa Mã ( Hoa Ma Steak Bread)
Referring to steak bread, perhaps many people will immediately think of Bánh Mì Bít Tết Hòa Mã. Beef steak has been changed to match the Vietnamese taste; thin sliced beef is marinated and placed on a hot cast iron pan. A full of steak bread includes 4-5 slices of beef, eggs, chips, some slices of tomato and cucumber slice. A steak bread costs about 100,000 VND.
Bánh Mì Chảo Thái Thịnh
As the birthplace of “Bánh Mì Chảo” (bread served with pate, eggs, sausage,… on a pan) in Hanoi, so once mentioning to “Bánh Mì Chảo”, we cannot miss Bánh Mì Chảo Thái Thịnh. A “Bánh Mì Chảo” includes an omelet, pate, cucumber and bread.
Bánh Mì Thịt Xiên Quang Trung (Bread with meat skewers)
At first, they only sell meat skewers but after that, to meet the request of customers, they started to sell both bread eaten with grilled meat, creating the famous brand, Quang Trung bread with meat skewers. Bread served with 1-2 meat skewers, cucumber, chili sauce has a long time been a favorite snack of many travelers.
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