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14 Spots for the Best Banh Mi in Sydney | Man of Many

Marrickville Pork Roll is always a bustling hole in the wall for locals and city dwellers. The popular place has some of the best Banh mi Sydney has to offer, mostly for their generous and delicious fillings and incredible price point. Most rolls sell for just $4 and the quality is out of this world.

1. Marrickville Pork Roll

Crispy baked rolls and fresh ingredients are what you can expect at Hong Ha Bakery. Offering some of the best banh mi in Sydney, the lines here can get pretty long at lunchtime and is a local favourite for pork roll fiends. Try the schnitzel roll for something a little different than the usual pork.

2. Hong Ha Bakery

Head over to Top Ryde Baker’s House for some of the best range of pies, sausage rolls and of course, freshly made banh mi in Sydney. Crusty bread rolls bursting with fresh crunchy vegetable, scintillating meats and delicious sauces, check out Top Ryde for your next banh mi craving.

3. Top Ryde Baker’s House

Tradition meets inspiration at Great Aunty Three, especially when it comes to the best banh mi in Sydney. Slightly bigger than your standard roll with some unique and fancy fillings like seafood, pork crackling, duck and more. You’ll be singing Great Aunty Three’s praises to everyone you meet.

4. Great Aunty Three

Want some of the best banh mi in Sydney anytime you want? Then Viet Hoa Hot Bread is the place for you! Open 24 hours a day you can get crispy and flavourful banh mi literally whenever the mood strikes you. Lunch, dinner, or 3 in the morning, Viet Hoa is the perfect spot for a midnight feast.

5. Viet Hoa Hot Bread

Yellow Fever is something special and offers some of the best banh mi you can get your hands on in Sydney. Meat is marinated for a whole day and lovingly prepped for their delicious Vietnamese dishes. The banh mi is to die for with topping like five-spice pork and crackling pork belly.

6. Yellow Fever

If you’re after a cool place with Vietnamese style street food and Asian fusion, Kenný Pork Rolls have got you covered. The signature pork belly roll is raved about and for good reason. If that’s not enough, the prices are super affordable and a great option the next time you’re looking for a bite to eat in Darlinghurst.

7. Kenny’s Pork Rolls

Alex ‘n’ Rolls are stuffing bread rolls day in and day out. Bursting with fresh ingredients and succulent meat, this unassuming little place will quickly become your new favourite. The bread is doughy while being crispy on the outside and the meat is all prepared in-house and generous servings are a real draw for return customers. Check it out the next time you’re in Marrickville.


Vinata’s Bakery is not only a place for delicious cheese and bacon rolls but some of the best fresh banh mi in Sydney. The real winners here is the delicious homemade pate and mayonnaise, taste bud thumping BBQ sauce and owner Vu’s tangy secret sauce. Don’t miss the opportunity to try them out next time you’re in Bonnyrigg.

9. Vinata’s Bakery

For over 30 years Banh Mi Bay Ngo has been serving the Bankstown community some of the best Vietnamese cuisine and banh mi in Sydney. Still family-run, the legendary restaurant offers fluffy baguettes with a crispy crunch, fresh veggies and a nice chilli kick. For the ultimate banh mi, ask for a fried egg, it’s a game-changer.

10. Banh Mi Bay Ngo

Serving up some of the best pro rolls in Sydney since 2012, Sydney Pork Rolls is a real contender for the best banh mi in Sydney with their traditional and also unique banh mi toppings. An unassuming little hole in the wall, this place screams authenticity and won’t break the bank with most rolls starting at $4-$5.

11. Sydney Pork Rolls

Mr Crackles offers some unique combinations in their banh mi rolls like the chicken katsu with Asian slaw and wasabi mayo but you can’t go wrong with the Mr. Crackles classic banh mi. For vegetarians, there’s a delicious spice roast pumpkin banh mi with caramelised onions, tahini and spinach.

12. Mr Crackles

Located at the Pennant Hills Market Place, Alina’s Bakery offers up some of the best banh mi you can get in Sydney with its dedication to fresh ingredients. Their fresh bread is baked every day and is the backbone of their delicious and classic banh mi. Pick up a roll the next time you’re in Pennant Hills.

13. Alina’s Bakery

A popular spot on the Harris Street strip, Obunmee offer up some of the freshest banh mi Sydney has to offer. Obunmee combines the classic range of Vietnamese flavours with modern twists. Vegetarians can also get their banh mi fix with the delicious Vegetarian Delight banh mi.

14. Obunmee

The banh mi sandwich came about in the late 1950s in Saigon. From French colonial influence, the humble baguette was fused with the Vietnamese palette, including vegetables, chillies, delicious meats and Asian style pate and mayo. Eventually, it became so popular it opened up new industries in the south and revolutionized the dining scene in Vietnam. The banh mi roll became the go-to meal on the go and eventually spread through the rest of the world through refugees fleeing Vietnam after the fall of Saigon.

The History of The Vietnamese Pork Roll

Banh mi normally consists of a light baguette with a crispy outside texture and fluffy middle, sour pickled daikon, carrot, chillies, thickly sliced cucumber, cilantro and some form of protein such as pork, pate, and chicken.

What is Banh Mi?

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