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Bale French Sandwich Shop

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4879 University Ave, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92105-2033
+1 619-283-4352
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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2015

Service was great & fast. We got banh mi to go for our trip from Maui to California, and passengers next to us were jealous!

Thank JoeT8162012
San Diego, California
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107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Awesome quality and value at this hole in the wall sandwich shop. Their specialty is the banh mi sandwich but other daily items may be available as well. They have a huge selection of blended smoothies and boba drinks too. Grab a sandwich and a boba drink for around $8 and please, give these ladies a tip!

Thank Carey G
San Mateo, California, United States
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2014

My sister-in-law recommended that we come here for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch when I told her that I had never ever eaten a Banh mi though I so love Vietnamese food. Don't let the sandwich shop atmosphere deter you from the best combination of awesome French roll (crusty golden with a tender crumb like bread only the French can bake) and... More 

Thank Anna L
Escondido, California
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Stumbled here on accident when I was super hungry, and well I have been back 4 times now, the Shrimp Banh Mi is incredible!, the boba was good also. This place is super quick and really a value for what you get, I highly recommend!

Thank Jason N
San Diego, California
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756 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,409 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

This is one of my favorite sandwich spots. They have GREAT sandwiches here. The bread is always super fresh and warm. (Tastes like they are making it fresh right there). The ingredients are always fresh and tastes great. It's also super affordable. They have combinations of a sandwich, 2 egg rolls, and a coke for $5.99. Can't beat it! They... More 

Thank saintba
1 review
Reviewed 13 December 2013 via mobile

Don't mind the shop, everyone here come for the sandwich, they are the best Vietnamese sandwiches in San Diego. The store owner is always there and they make sure they are extra generous with the meat, best of all so cheap.

Thank Andres G
mathews va
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Some of the best banh mi around. Esp the bbq pork!!! Fast and cheap!

Thank betsykk
Mathews, Virginia
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Cheap, fast and delicious. The bbq pork is phenomenal. What a great deal

Thank betsykk2

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
French, Delicatessen, Vietnamese, Soups
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  • Address: 4879 University Ave, Ste A, San Diego, CA 92105-2033
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-283-4352

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?