Ba Xuyen

4222 Eigth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11232
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  • Daily 7am-6:30pm
  • Takeout
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
There are eight varieties of the Vietnamese sandwich called banh mi at Ba Xuyen, which moved across Sunset Park to comfortable premises with more than two tables. Our fave is heaped with meatballs, pickled veggies, and cilantro, and we always ask them to squirt on extra chile sauce. But maybe you'd rather pick sardine or chicken.

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