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98 E San Salvador St Ste A, San Jose, CA 95112-3689
+1 408-286-7260
06:30 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This place is my go to when I want a tofu Vietnamese sandwich, the sauce is yummy. There are so many dishes to choose from. The boba drinks are terrific to, and then if that's not what your looking for they just opened a poki bowl with complimentary squeezed oj with your order. What more could you ask for!

Thank Tealetter
Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

This is ideal if you're on a budget and you want something to eat that's filling and quick. The place is nothing fancy of course. But a big bowl of Pho for $7. will fill up anyone. Service are friendly , but be patient in case of communication problem.

Thank veronicaindonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

The menu is various. It made me confused a bit as I don't know what to order. I chose to take out rather than to eat there because we have just finished a bowl of noodles @China Chen. The restaurant were crowded in the afternoon. I took bbq pork with broken rice and bbq pork with noodles.The taste is so-so.... More 

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San Jose, California
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2014

This is a very authentic place both for its cuisine and its clientele. The Vietnamese sandwiches are the best in town, fresh and varied.

Thank AG2_12
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Ten Minute walk from the Fairmont. Good Food. Super Cheap. Relatively clean. Free Parking out front. Good deli food, Ban Mei and Pho. They also have full menu. For the price, you cannot go wrong. Wait staff speak little English.

Thank nicolawca
Aiea, Hawaii
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2012

Got a tip from the door man at the Marriott where I stay 8 nights per month. This place has the BEST "ban mi" sandwiches, and they start at 2.50. Usually get the roast chichen with the veges. They also have rice and various meat plates for 3.00. A decent side of fried noodles will run you 2.50. They also... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2009

One of my favorite places to get a quick and affordable Vietnamese cuisine fix -- great selection of banh mi or pre-packaged foods :)

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2008

Chicken sand wich isn't too good but the bbq pork is good.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2008

cheap cheap and ... decent banh mi

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2008

Excellent prices, so-so food...The vegetarian sandwich was somewhat mediocre- Lee's makes a better one. Horrible service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 E San Salvador St Ste A, San Jose, CA 95112-3689
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-286-7260

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