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Caphe Banh Mi

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407 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3221
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Business traveler. In and out in 30 min. Check was under $7.00 for a great vegan chay sandwich. Service was prompt and competent. Highly recommend.

Thank mrnatso
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a tiny restaurant that serves delicious and authentic Vietnamese food. They do not take reservations. The service is most efficient and at the same time helpful and pleasant. They know how to move people through. The tables are small and close together and the atmosphere is casual. It is good for both lunch and dinner. They also serve... More 

Thank BillandKathy27
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Pho and salads. Very nice service for casual small restaurant and prices are very reasonable. Good value for what one gets in a fairly expensive area

Thank welshpembrokecorgi
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This is by far the best Vietnamese food I have had in the DC area, and I'm vegetarian (so you can imagine how my meat eating friends feel!). Place is tiny, so can get a bit tight, especially if you are with kids, but still worth the wait and lack of space. Try the tamarind roll appetizer, it's dynamite!

Thank Vineeta P
Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Quick and tasty food. Great service. A must for lunch with good prices. I would definitely go back. Vegetarian food was awesome.

Thank Margaret G
Carey, Idaho, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I visit this restaurant every time I'm in Old Town. I have yet to find anything on the menu that isn't good or better. I usually have Pho. Their spring rolls are excellent as are the imperial rolls - fried. Service is quick and good. The restaurant is small and tables are close together - not the place for an... More 

Thank mpeterson3
Tel Aviv, Israel
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We came family of 5 after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. We were so happy about it. Small place, very close to the main street in old town. The service was very good and efficient. Not a big choice but what ever we have tried we liked it! Great egg rolls for starter, we ate them all. For entrees we... More 

Thank Eran M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I toured Alexandria on a blistering hot weekend in July. I visited here for lunch. I ordered the summer rolls and the the Zing Zang Xa Lach. The summer rolls were good with crisp and chewy elements. The peanut sauce was sweet and creamy. The cabbage in the salad was crunchy, there was a lot of tender chicken. The dressing... More 

Thank AuntieFlo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I love Vietnamese and every where I go, I try to find a good Vietnamese restaurant. We found this cute little restaurant when we were hanging out in Georgetown that had really good food. We have tried pho, broken rice with pork chops, vermicelli noodles, bun mi and they were all delicious. I will definitely eat here again when I... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

We saw the sign on King Street and tried to go a few times but the wait was long. So, we made a point to go a little early one day. We ordered a grilled pork banh mi sandwich and a grilled pork vermicelli bowl. The food and service was quick. Both items were delicious but the egg rolls that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3221
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 703-549-0800

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