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“A great (and cheap) Vietnamese banh mi and snack joint in Westminster.”

Banh Mi Che Cali Bakery
Ranked #1 of 9 Bakeries in Westminster
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Tiny to-go restaurant serving delicious and cheap banh mi and popular Vietnamese snacks. Crowded, chaotic, sometimes frustrating but hugely popular. The ladies in the kitchen churn out orders as fast as they humanly can given the lines. For $5 or less, one could get a full Vietnamese fast food meal here. Can't beat that price. For a more relaxing experience, there is a sister restaurant next door (by the same name) that serves sit-down fast food. It also has a drive-through window. Both places are my favorite.

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Thank dod2015
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

It's a small little sandwich store. Thought the food was rather cheap. They also have spring rolls and a bunch of other items. They also have some boba drinks but they are more known for their sandwiches and other food. The service isn't the best but I knew that going in. Once you accept that, life is so much better. They are so busy, they ended up opening another store right next to this one.

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Thank atjig
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

The food (banh mi and snacks was ok nothing special).
There isn't any ordering system. Typical Vietnamese don't know how first come first serve work and don't know how to follow the line.
The place was swamped with customers waving cash in their hands. No line what so ever. Also the parking can get really chaotic during the morning/daytime so if you are in a rush.
Cash only! They do not accept credit card.

Thank H H
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Chè is a Vietnamese dessert which encompasses sweet rice beans fruits and starchy family that combine into pudding that is served hot or cold, or drinks and soup that has a variety of ingredients. Bánh Mì (baguette) Chè Cali at the corner of Brookhurst and Westminster in Little Saigon is my favorite place to go and pick up chè and baguette. They are always buzzing with activities. You order by getting in line and order, pay in cash only. They will give you a tiny slip of paper to wait for your bánh mì sandwiches (think of Subway buy the Viet kind) or BOGO baguette. You get a different slip of paper listing how many chè you paid for and get to another line to order your fav. The picture shows I ordered the corn pudding with coconut milk, chè ba màu (three colors beans), chè Bà ba (a variety of tubers) and sâm bỗ lượng (sweet soup with dates chestnuts, longan, lotus and seaweed). Don't except the cashiers and workers to be friendly. They're all robotically industrious and snappish. Since it's always busy they don't have even a few seconds to spare and smile or say thank you? Think of Soup Nazi from Seinfield. You should be thankful for them not the other way around.

Thank TTH888
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Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

On March 05.2015
My wife and I eat at this location.
The service was bad the employees don speak English .
After we got a table. We dit not get serverd . Two tables came after us . The got served before us. After asking to speak to a manager. The refuse to give us the manager or a phone number to call ! .may be some one will call the california healt department.

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Thank Lobo1740
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