Cafe Minh

4139 Canal St., (504) 482-6266

Sandwiches are oversized and overstuffed with chunks of pork or beef, available at lunch only.

Dong Phuong Bakery

14207 Chef Menteur Hwy., (504) 254-0214

The source for much local banh mi bread makes a wide array of sandwiches too.

Magasin Cafe

4201 Magazine St., (504) 896-7611

A different take on the standard uses chewy baguettes.

Pho Tau Bay

113C Westbank Expwy., Gretna, (504) 368-9846

A long and varied list of options includes fried tofu banh mi.

Tamarind by Dominique

936 St. Charles Ave., (504) 962-0909

Contemporary renditions like confit of lamb belly are served at lunch.