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By Kate Springer | November 23rd, 2015
  • Casual Dining
  • HK Island, Wan Chai
  • Address: ,28 Tai Wong Street East,Wan Chai
  • Website: http://www.facebook.com/ComBanhMi/
  • Open Hours: Monday-Saturday, Lunch, Dinner
  • Open Since: January, 1970
  • Phone: 2528-9131
  • Rating: 3.5
  • Cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian
  • Ambience: Casual, Trendy

Vietnamese Street Eats: Wan Chai is giving a warm welcome to casual Vietnamese cafe Cơm Bánh Mì, which promises Hoi An street food at (not quite but almost) street food prices.

Look & Feel: Cơm Bánh Mì is throwing it back to old-school Vietnam with a trendy take on a traditional Hoi An village house.

Com Banh Mi - Cuon-Fresh veggies rice paper rolls with prawns & pork
Rollin’ in it at Com Banh Mi

On the Menu: It’s Hong Kong meets Hoi An — alongside signature banh mi sandwiches ($55-95) and com ga chicken rice rolls ($65), Cơm Bánh Mì incorporates some Hong Kong-style barbecue and roast duck. There are also a few cheeky-sounding smoothies like the “Sucky Sucky”, which um… we hear are made with fresh fruits like coconut, durian, avocado and mango.

Great For: Late-night bites, quick lunches, big fat sandwich cravings.

FYI: The banh mi might sound traditional, but they’re actually stuffed with your choice of fillings, including Iberico ham from Spain.

 This writeup is a news piece and was not based on a restaurant visit. The Loop will update this post once we’ve visited in person.