Chay Banh Mi - Food Cart

  • Vegetarian Vegetarian
  • ( 142 reviews )


115 Hung Vuong St, Nha Trang, Vietnam

Street cart parked in front Mai Huy hotel and Melissa restaurant. Serves vegetarian banh mi sandwiches. Uses mock meats. Has a 'vegetarian' sign on cart plus marked vegan options. Open Mon-Sun 6:00am-9:00pm. Open days & hours vary.

Categories: Vegan-friendly, Fast food, Take-out, Vietnamese

142 Reviews

First Review by JillMurdoch


Points +159

16 Jun 2021

Best bánh mì

Title says it all.


Points +495

16 Oct 2020

Excellent Banh mi

The vegan Banh mi was full of flavour and the lady working at the food cart was so friendly!


Points +1167

30 Sep 2020

The best

The best vegetarian Banh Mi I had in Vietnam 👍



Points +64

03 Sep 2020

Quick and tasty

The food is good, cheap, and vegan. Vegetarians can add cheese for a price. Mainly fake meat, cucumber, and carrot, with a tasty sauce. The woman who runs the place is smiley and friendly and speaks a little English. She does run it by herself and is mostly around in the morning and early afternoon. If you arrive and see a blue tarp around her stall, come back another day. If you arrive and she is not around, come back in about half an hour.

Pros: Vegan, cheap, quick, friendly

Cons: Not the healthiest vegan food 😀


Points +187

16 Jul 2020

🥖 Flavorful 🤤

She's just lovely and leaves you such an optimistic outlook on humanity. The bun is a bit stale, but the fillings are memorable: a bit crunchy and very savory.

Pros: Tasty vegan option, Loveliest seller, Very cheap


Points +40

02 Jul 2020

Love this lady! Love this food!

We searched for this lady after a long and hot ride. We weren’t sure how clean it would be as it’s on the street, however I was sooo impressed with the ladies cleanliness, the food and the lady herself!

She was very careful to anti-bac before preparing food, her surfaces were super clean and the food looked really fresh. It tasted amazing!!

She was also very happy to let us film anything and have her picture taken with me. A great lady serving great food. I definitely recommend!!

Pros: Clear vegan menu, Super lady , Super clean food


Points +39

25 Jun 2020

Vegan banh mi

Give this place a try!


Points +427

14 Mar 2020

Best Banh Mi

Lovely lady runs this stall. Great Banh Mi, filled with fake meats, salad and sauce. Really tasty and filling. All vegan, unless you want to add cheese (unnecessary).

Pros: Vegan, Plentiful , Great value meal


Points +254

29 Feb 2020

Very good

10/10 would reccomend :)


Points +20

27 Feb 2020


Oh my word yum!! 13000 dong for vegan mock meat, saucy salad goodness. Cannot reccomend enough.

Pros: Delicious , Cheap, Different Mock meats


Points +16

24 Feb 2020

Excellent vegan local Banh Mi

Perfect local Banh Mi for vegetarians and vegans !
3 options :
- bread with only vegetables ;
- bread with vegetables mock meat ;
- option 2 cheese.

Very cheap sandwiches ! 😁

Worth it if you're around 😍


Points +121

22 Feb 2020

Bon Banh mi

Le Banh Mi est bon mais sans plus.


Points +34

20 Feb 2020

Best Banh Mi!

The beast Banh Mi we had in Vietnam so far. A lot of stuffing with a really nice sauce! Can only recommend! You won’t regret it😉

Pros: Vegan - just order without cheese :)


Points +31

07 Feb 2020

Love it

Nice sandwich, we go there again tomorrow. You can choose between a vegan or vegetarian option.

Pros: Super cheap


Points +36

23 Jan 2020

Delicious Banh Mi!!

Had the vegan banh mi (banh mi without cheese) and it was so good! It had so much flavor and such an amazing texture! Can’t believe it’s meat-free!😂


Points +36

21 Jan 2020

Amazing experience. Super yum.

Lovely experience. The lady is very smiley and has English translated on her menu/sign

Pros: Delicious, Cheapest I’ve seen by a mile


Points +139

19 Jan 2020

Tasty Banh Mi

Cheap, tasty and lovely service


Points +30

19 Dec 2019

Heavenly Food

This Banh Mi was so good, it was the highlight of my trip to Nha Trang. I Ate 7-8 times here.


Points +1587

16 Dec 2019

Delicious and so cheap!

We always love a vegan bahn mi, so when we discovered this bahn mi cart (vegetarian not fully vegan because you can add cheese if you desire) we were well excited! We loved the different mock meats she puts in the baguette, but love it even more than she makes them all herself. She's situated outside of a temple, and on one of the days we visited her, there was a temple full of school children praying - so lovely vibes! The bahn mis themselves were delicious and for the price (only 30,000 VND each - WHAT?!) you pay, you're really getting good value. We visited her twice, and on the second trip we bought two bahn mis each (because, why not?) If you're in Nha Trang, pick one (or two) up, walk over to the beach and enjoy your sandwich with the beautiful view of the ocean.

Pros: Delicious and cheap!

Cons: None


Points +100

07 Dec 2019

Tasty and cheap vegan Banh Mi!

Although we didn’t eat a lot of them, this was definitely our favourite banh mi in Vietnam (3 weeks). The lady is very sweet and it is also very affordable (13k without cheese).

Pros: Very affordable, Good service


Points +434

05 Nov 2019

3 mock meats in one sandwich!

So good, we went there twice. The lady puts 3 mock meats in the banh mi. And it is super cheap: only 13k.

Pros: Delicious, cheap

Cons: None


Points +332

05 Nov 2019

So yummy!

First banh mi I’ve had with mock meats and I loved it! She gives all 3 mock meats on the sandwich which is cool and very cheap for the vegans (without cheese)!


Points +106

26 Oct 2019

Lovely lady - nice banh mi

Thanks to HappyCow we found this lovely lady in Nha Trang with her delicious Vietnamese baguettes (banh mi). When we found her, she was in front of Mellissa restaurant at 73 Hung Vuong. I added a photo of the restaurant so you can locate her cart.
The banh mi was very good. All options have their prices listed and written in Vietnamese and Russian.

Pros: Cheap


Points +53

22 Oct 2019


It's more or less in front of Pita GR restaurant. We couldn't find the mai huy hotel as mentioned in the description. Very good taste and only 13.000 VND for a sandwich without cheese (18.000 VND with cheese) . highly recommend!


Points +620

25 Sep 2019

Amazing and cheap food

Loved it! Grabbed 5 for 65000 vnd which is super cheap!
Bunch of faux meat options and fresh veggies. The lady understands english and knows what vegan means so that is a good sign😄

Best and cheapest vegan food in the city
Open from 6am-9pm

Pros: Great for the price, got 5 for my overnight bus, Bunch of faux meat options, All vegan, and only 13000vnd for a banh mi

Cons: Could have been toasted


Points +132

02 Sep 2019

Good Banh Mi

Went here once at about 8:30 a.m. was open early. The next day we tried again (Saturday) but was not open.

Pros: Cheap


Points +62

20 Aug 2019

Absolutely delicious

Lovely woman working at the stall makes you an incredible Chay Banh with plenty of mock meats inside. We are vegan so we just asked for no cheese inside which is the only differentiating variable between the place being vegetarian and vegan. Costed 13k as well !!

Pros: Delicious, Super cheap (13k)

Cons: Offers plastic bags for the tiniest things

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