What is bánh xèo?

Food and Beverage | 2019-10-08

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Bánh xèo is something you can find pretty much anywhere in Saigon. This is one of the most popular Vietnamese food among tourists and locals alike. It is a type of pancake or crepe made of rice flour and fried in vegetable oil, bánh xèo’s list of ingredients includes turmeric, shrimp, pork and onions. You can also have it vegetarian style by simply removing the meat. It is served with lettuce and other herbs then dipped into peanut sauce or nước chấm (fish sauce mixed with lime juice and sugar). Central Vietnam’s version of bánh xèo is bánh khoái, smaller but thicker and crunchier. 

How much does it cost?

The average price per order is VND30,000-50,000.

What bánh xèo restaurants are in Ho Chi Minh City?

District 1

Bánh Xèo Ăn là Ghiền

74 Suong Nguyet Anh, D1; +84 93 341 88 44

Bánh Xèo 46A

https://www.facebook.com/banhxeo46adinhcongtrang/

46A Dinh Cong Trang, D1; +84 28 3824 1110

Banh Xeo Em Oi! (Vietnamese Pancakes)

26-30 Thu Khoa Huan, Stall 17 - 18, Ben Thanh, D1; +84 9 8561 7155

District 2

Bánh xèo Ba Híu

46/9 Street 12, Binh An, D2; +84 28 3878 6369

District 7

Bánh Xèo 276

276 Le Van Luong, Tan Hung, D7; +84 9 8323 2592

Other Districts

Bánh Khọt Cô Ba Vũng Tàu

102 Cao Thang, D3; +84 28 3832 3312

40B Tran Cao Van, D3; +84 28 3823 7356

Bánh Xèo Ăn Là Ghiền

778-780 Dien Bien Phu, D10

Bánh Xèo Đệ Nhất

251/1 Tran Nhan Ton, D10

Bánh Xèo Bà Hai

64 Nguyen Trong Tuyen, Phu Nhuan District; +84 28 7300 6099

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