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Caphe Banh Mi

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407 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3221
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 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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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Pho is fantastic, had Ban Mi as well. The bread was fresh and the pork was very tasty! We also had the Spring Rolls and they were the best ones I've had! Place was small. Had to wait quite a bit but they were very efficient in getting people in and out! Totally worth the wait!

Thank Seinfe
washington dc
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286 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. Small family style. Very friendly staff and customers. We arrived and place was full. 10 people waiting. Most were locals and asked if we had eaten here before. Before long we had many suggestions for food. We started off with the Imperial Rolls. Home made and very flavorful. We had the Chicken Pho and veggie Pho.... More 

Thank weekendwonder1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best Vietnamese food we've had in some time. The restaurant is small - seats about 40, at most. High volume so there is often a wait. But the food is great - the pho is amazing and the bahn mi sandwiches are really really good. Service is fast and accurate. Great dining experience.

Thank DogWorld
Saint Louis, Missouri
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362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big fan of Vietnamese food and this one was as good as any. We tried a pork bun (with vermicelli noodles) and a bahn mi sandwich. Both were great. Restaurant was packed for lunch so we ordered to go and there were no problems. Staff is very friendly.

Thank rduinc
Alexandria, Virginia
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny but busy restaurant . No frills, quick service, close seating. Does lots of carry out. Great find in Expensive old town Alexandria!

Thank Rick P
Alexandria, Virginia
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious! The pho is wonderful. Small place, very popular among locals. Need to arrive early to get a seat. Wait is worth it.

Thank Luana B
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 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 14 November 2016

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 31 October 2016

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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

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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?