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Caphe Banh Mi

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407 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3221
703-549-0800
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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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Alexandria, Virginia
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59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lived in the area a long time, and just discovered this restaurant. Small, but worth the wait. AM a vegetarian and I love every meal that I have ever eaten here. They do things right. They serve excellent food, and move people quickly. Definitely a neighborhood stomping ground. They were recently featured in one of the major newspapers - so... More 

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State College, Pennsylvania
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326 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is popular and we had to wait for about 25 minutes. Fortunately, the area is nice and you can stroll to the waterfront and enjoy the view... Pho was good. Not fantastic but not disappointing, either. Vermicelli salad with fried beef was quite good. The service lacked smiles but was fast and efficient. Inexpensive. Try to avoid sitting... More 

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El Paso
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here with high hopes. We only had an appetizer (roll) and it was delicious. Nothing pre-packaged or frozen about the rolls. Upon discovering they don't split bills / "only one credit card", we were disappointed because it was sooooo good. Come on guys..... get a new machine, find whatever the solution is..... Unfortunately, I wish we would've just... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is small place with BIG flavor!!! My family and I (husband and 2 kids) went here on a snow day and all the seats were taken...everyone trekked out in the snow to have some warm PHO!...We finally got a seat after about 15minute wait, the waiter took our orders and we were eating about 10minutes later. The food was... More 

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Thank K_therealtor
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80 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant for lunch and it did not disappoint. The food was fresh and delicious. Especially love the taro bubble tea!

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Thank Raqsum
Wilmington, North Carolina
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Quick service, great food, friendly staff. Even our 2 year old couldn't get enough of the chicken pho!

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Thank DawnMT824
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

While the sandwiches are perfectly fine as are the rice bowls, the real star here is the Pho. The broth is aromatic with deep beef flavor, just enough fat, and judicious use of star anise. The rolls are quite nice but this is really all about the soup. For those who are fans of this wonderful Viet dish, get the... More 

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Thank Scott B
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 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!

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Thank Seinfe
washington dc
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295 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 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 

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VA
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?