There are many reasons why Vancouverites love Vietnamese food. The fragrant pho, refreshing salad rolls and tasty banh mi are just the beginning. It’s comfort food at its finest, and often with affordable prices to boot. In fact, we love this cuisine so much that Vancity Buzz and ChowMeNow are sharing some of our favourite spots where you can grab tasty Vietnamese grub for $5 or less.
Light and fragrant, we’re convinced that their broth can cure any ailment. The beef ball and chicken ball pho both fall around $5, as does an assortment of their banh mi.
Address: 2292 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
From marinated pork to tofu, One Saigon offers a variety of banh mi to choose from. If you’re looking for something unique, they also make these into wraps. Both options come in under $5. You can also opt for chicken, shrimp, pork, and tofu salad rolls for $3.30.
Address: 979 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Touted as one of the best Vietnamese spots in Vancouver, Au Petit Café is a must-visit for any Vancouverite. You can’t go wrong with banh mi for $4.25, naturally made with fresh French bread. Just remember they’re closed on Wednesdays!
Address: 4851 Main Street, Vancouver
Looking for a light snack? Try the salad and spring rolls at $2.77 a piece.
Address: 3121 Granville Street, Vancouver
For less than $4, you can get a variety of delicious banh mi. The crispy bread and pickled vegetables compliment the toppings perfectly. If you’re still hungry, be sure to try their sweet rice with sausage for $2.50, you won’t regret it!
Address: 701 Kingsway, Vancouver
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