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Smith Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
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06:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bakery, fast food outlet is an institution in Collingwood/Fitzroy, great efficient service, variety of foods and good value. Be prepared to line up during the lunch hour.

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Thank Bill N
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW! It felt like Vietnam with all the taste inside and outside of our banh mi! If you are around go for it! And make sure to pick the traditional Vietnamese sandwich! Oh we will so come back soon!

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Thank GetLostProject
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I was in the area and looking to pick up a quick healthy sandwich or roll to take away. I’d noticed previously that this little no frills Vietnamese bakery was very popular so thought I’d give it a try. I hopped onto the tail end of the queue which went outside into the street and assumed I’d be waiting a... More 

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Thank 255100Traveler
Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always a great place to stop for a quick and fresh bite to eat Love the banh mi here Great service but can get really busy at lunchtime

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Thank Leanne G
Brisbane, Australia
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I recently moved across the street from the bakery and I noticed that there was always a line out the front of the store, they obviously did something great there. On our way back from the Supermarket, I dragged my daughter in there and we had our first Grilled pork rolls from the bakery. They are without a doubt the... More 

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Thank Jasper356
Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

After visiting Vietnam and Hoi An, in particular, no banh mi in Melbourne was as satisfying till I visited N Lee. Great banh mi and iced vietnamese coffee, that took me back to Hoi An and the sweet old lady that made seriously awesome banh mi.

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Thank Delmonk77
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

The long line up says it all. Hey, I'm asian so I enjoy asian food. But the grilled pork roll here is quite possibly the best in Melbourne!

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Thank Tina W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3SbkqIFxlQ Copy and paste to watch the real food of my experience in this restaurant. Great food.

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Thank Hike G
Collingwood
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Good food and very competitive prices so there is always a queue. Problem is that the people serving customers are so over-worked that some look decidedly unhappy and surly in their manners.

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Thank Mick G
Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

It's true the baguettes are the best in Melbourne. Just Perfect. I've not eaten anything else here. The one in CBD seems less good.

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Thank monethetripper

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 18:00
Monday
06:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 18:00
Thursday
06:00 - 18:00
Friday
06:00 - 18:00
Saturday
06:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smith Street, Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Collingwood

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?