ksandwiches / linda vista – san diego, ca

KSandwiches is a Vietnamese sandwich place over in Linda Vista that serves up Banh Mi sandwiches as well as the regular American type sandwiches. I’ve had a Banh Mi sandwich at a place here in Mira Mesa and I just thought it was okay. I don’t know a whole lot about the history of this sandwich or what ingredients it has, but that’s what Google is for my friends.

I just had a regular American type sandwich – the turkey, roast beef and cheese sandwich. The best part about coming here is the bread. The sandwiches are on long baguettes and the bread is freshly made. I assume its made on the premises as they are a bakery as well. They have filled croissants (I saw blueberry cream cheese, strawberry, chocolate…) and baguettes in their bakery section. They also have a variety of Vietnamese foods, such as spring rolls, egg rolls and more (I don’t know the names of the other items, but a lot of the items they sell are listed on their website). They also serve Vietnamese desserts, Vietnamese appetizers, smoothies, “Crazy Slushy” and French coffee.

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Anyway, back to my tasty sandwich! The bread – delicious. It’s a little crisp and slightly chewy and you can tell that it’s fresh. Since it was a regular American type, I didn’t get cilantro or carrots put in my sandwich. But they do put jalapeños peppers and pickles on, which I took right off my sandwich (you can see the little pile in my photo). It’s a pretty good sized sandwich too – comparable to a foot long from Subway, but with better bread. And the price is just right – my sandwich was about $3.50. The Vietnamese Banh Mi sandwiches are a little cheaper, in the $2-$3 range, and get a variety of vegetables (ie: carrots and things). I also got an iced cafe for about $3. It was very strong at first, much stronger than I’m used to. It was a little tough for me to drink at first, but by the time I got to the end of the drink it was a little more watered down from the ice and was more tolerable for me to drink. I’m not used to very strong coffee flavors like this one so I would probably opt out on the coffee next time and maybe try one of their other crazy looking drinks.

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All in all it’s a nice little place. Fast, polite service and good food to boot. I’m sure they get tons of business from the local junior college and nearby hospital. Conclusion: it’s cheap and tasty, two things which go very well together.

KSandwiches
7604 Linda Vista Rd.
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 278-8961

Author: Mary

Mary is a San Diego native and has been a food blogger for 11+ years. She is an avid reader, a lover of puppies, and loves trying new food. Foods she loves: sweets, peanut butter, pasta, Triscuit crackers with cream cheese, and extra nuts on top of her sundaes. Food she dislikes: pickles, really spicy food, runny eggs, olives, and too much arugula.

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