It's hard to pay $7-8 dollars for a sandwich when one of the best sandwiches around costs a mere $3. 163 Vietnamese Sandwiches in Chinatown offers fresh, warm, filling, and delicious banh mi sandwiches on the cheap.
Clearly, 163 Vietnamese Sandwiches is used to serving a wide array of hungry people. They whip out those sandwiches in about a minute, prepared to order. Pay attention to the sign at the counter that lists all the ingredients - if there's something you don't like, they'll be happy to leave it off. Choose from tofu, chicken, beef, or cold cuts, which are then piled high along with cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon, spicy peppers, mayo, and fish sauce, all wrapped in a crunchy baguette. But be careful when you're eating - that baguette is delicious but also a mess. With the weather getting nice, you may want to save yourself the vacuuming and eat one of these outside.
163 Vietnamese Sandwiches is located at 66 Harrison Ave. in Chinatown. They are open from 7:30am to 7:30pm.
Originally published on Bostonist.