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Kim's Sandwich and Cafe - CLOSED

261 St. John St., Portland, ME
+1 207-774-7165
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
9 Feb 2016
“Wonderful! ”
16 Sep 2015
“Nice people but ...”
Restaurant Hours Closed
261 St. John St., Portland, ME
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

After having had Banh Mi in Vietnam in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, I was starting to crave some Banh Mi. I stopped in today and had a sandwich. The ingredients were fresh, it had a full taste. Made me feel as if I...More

Thank Dakota L
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I ordered the combination sandwich, which they said is their most popular. I've had much better banh mi elsewhere. It's a storefront with no place to sit down, and a bit of a dive. Takeout only.

Thank travelingwriter1
Reviewed 11 July 2014

I live in Rockland. Banh mi sandwiches here run about $8. Kim's are WAY cheaper and WAY better. I regret I'm too far away to eat there more frequently.

Thank astro005
Reviewed 9 March 2014

Kim's sandwiches is one of the places I miss the most. The food is incredibly cheap ($3 a sandwich) and delicious too! In addition, Kim and her daughter are lovely!! Stopping by just to chat with them is also worth the visit! I can only...More

Thank TanyaLC12
Reviewed 27 September 2013

I 'discovered' Kim's about five years ago and have been a regular ever since. For years I drove by and wondered what the Vietnamese Iced Coffee mentioned on their sign board was like. I finally went in one day and ordered that coffee and a...More

1  Thank Emera65
Reviewed 30 April 2013

Are you hungry? Do you like tasty sandwiches? Are you in the market for pork buns or syndicated Asian television shows on DVD? If you answered “yes” to any of the following questions you should definitely check out Kim’s Sandwich shop. $3 nets you an...More

Thank Maats N
Reviewed 11 September 2012 via mobile

The banh mi were just ok. Fillings were fresh, however they used a regular mayonnaise and a tough/chewier baguette. Had higher expectations for the French bread.

Thank kxv2
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I can't bring myself to eat anywhere else when I'm in Portland at lunchtime. The sandwiches are unbelievably amazing. They don't make their own bread, but with the careful toasting, you almost can't tell. You can't beat the price, but I would pay twice as...More

Thank Ang S
Reviewed 2 October 2011

viet style meats and veggies on crusty French bread. Cheap, fast!

1  Thank Flackephoto
Reviewed 24 July 2010

Kim's is a weekly favorite for our entire family. Located in a warm and friendly asian grocery shop the counter at Kim's offers a long list of Veitnamese sandwiches all for under $3! They are served on a toasted roll, filling and super tasty. Kim's...More

1  Thank Rushmore45
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USD 5 - USD 10
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  • Address: 261 St. John St., Portland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-774-7165
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