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Cali Sandwich

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#93 of 407 Asian in Houston
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Asian, Vietnamese
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed November 14, 2019 via mobile

Excellent fresh cooked Vietnamese food. The noodle dishes are great. Also tried the wonton soup and hot tea. The noodle bowl could have been much hotter, however. And they served the main dish before serving our bowls of soup.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Robert H
Reviewed June 27, 2019

No-nonsense basic VietNamese (and a little Chinese) fare. Sandwich menu is the ticket here: gigantic and varied types of sandwiches. Egg rolls are superb. I found both chicken and Chinese sausage sticky rice to be mediocre. The "chicken with mushrooms" had loads of rice, reasonable...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Ted R
Reviewed June 17, 2019

There are many attempts at banh mi in Houston, and many mistakes at it. Cali Sandwich is one of the best. This matters on your tastes though of how banh mi should be. They are pretty close to Minute Maid park, if you are looking...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank lucasashby
Reviewed December 4, 2018

Decent and clean tasting. Not the best of the best but certainly better than just middle of the road average. My wife really enjoyed the chicken and rice.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank robertaY8264KT
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I had lunch here and ordered the #12 vermicelli bowl with sauteed chicken and onions and fried egg rolls. Everything about the meal was great - the chicken was tender, the portion was generous and the fried egg rolls were very crispy and delicious. They...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jy8s
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner with some framily. We were starving and love Vietnamese food so we dug right in. This place was a recommendation from some coworkers who are locals and the restaurant is famous for amazing Vietnamese (having appeared in several Netflix tv specials)....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dumplings_n_grits
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by with my boss. We are both huge fans of Vietnamese cuisine. This spot did not disappoint. We split an order of fried egg rolls, and I had a bowl of Pho and my boss had the chicken rice noodles. Both were tasty and...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank dumplings_n_grits
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Great food and even better prices! Conveniently located just outside of the downtown area. Order on the phone wnd swing by to pick it up.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank kimberly1123
Reviewed November 15, 2017

Located on lower Travis with adequate parking. Interior harsh and uncomfortable. Sandwiches are great and the rest of menu average. Vietnamese coffee excellent. Staff friendly but English is not well understood.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank zepper50
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Staying close by during a recent trip to Houston. Had the garlic chicken, half order of egg rolls and a Thai tea with tapioca for take out. Order ready in 15 min while I waited with my Thai tea. Food was simple, fresh, packed lots...More

Date of visit: February 2017
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