Food & Drink

Banh Mi

2018 Winner: Banh Mi Ba Le

While even a middling version of Vietnam’s brilliant street-food sandwich can be fantastic cheap eating, you shouldn’t settle for less when this Savin Hill bakery is in easy striking distance. Housemade French baguettes with an extra-flaky and crunchy crust elevate this rendition above its many fine neighboring competitors. Whether you fill it with grilled beef or shredded pork, we defy you to find a better lunch for $4.50 anywhere in the city.

Ba Le

1052 Dorchester Ave., Boston • (617) 265-7171

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