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Banh Mi Thi Thi

#96 of 2,962 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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205 1 st se, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
+1 403-265-5452
10:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumble upon this looking for bubble tea !! Friendly, fast and tasty!! Loved the Shrimp & chicken rice bowl ... closes too early otherwise great find!!

Thank Lynn J. W
Edmonton, Canada
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A charming hole in the wall, take out only Banh Mi Restaurant. This is the real deal: the two column menu on the wall has one column in Vietnamese and the other English. Super-enjoyable, fresh sandwiches that are very fairly priced. A vegetarian in our group had the veggie sandwich and said it was great. Not much more to say!

Thank Edmo_Joe
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

It had been some 10 years since I purchase a sub at this location. Used go often during lunch as the office was across the street . Although the owner, who also prepares the subs is older, the high quality of her subs is still the same. Ingredients seem to fresher and tastier. Need to go by more often

Thank Luigi A
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

The sandwich itself was well done. Good bread and fresh ingredients but there was not enough meat. Wish there was more of an assortment in the cold cuts. Also missing was the classic pate. I have had better..

Thank Che B
Calgary, Canada
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79 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Yes, the lineup out the door tells you a lot. There are many spots in Calgary offering Vietnamese subs, but there are NONE quite like Banh Mi Thi Thi. And I mean that seriously. Their bread is fresh, their sate meats are delicious and the add ons like cilantro and onions are good n' fresh and it is all toasted... More 

Thank capebretonboy
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

No interac. I will never go there again. I was hungry today and stopped by but could not buy a sandwich. The other sub store on 5th Ave has interac so they will be my new spot.

Thank tom s
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

According to me they sell the best subs in Calgary. Simple, quick and efficient. Cash only awesome place. Full stop!

Thank Rubayed F
Saskatoon, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Best band mi in Calgary. The owner been around for 26 years. Fast friendly service. Lines are long, so get there early.

Thank twoevilmonkeys
Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

For the lineup at the door I was expecting better. I got the Sate Beef and the quality of the meat just wasn't there compared to the best banh mi I have had in other cities, it came pale and flavorless and drowning in process cheese, which is a totally unnecessary banh Mih ingredient if you ask me. I kind... More 

2 Thank polarea
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This place has the best Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sub's) in the city. The meat is always flavorful and tender, the toppings are fresh and the service is quick and friendly. The value for lunch is excellent, no wonder it is lined up every weekday at lunch time! I am a customer for life.

Thank Brad H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Fast food, Asian, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 1 st se, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 403-265-5452

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?