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Nicky's Vietnamese Sandwiches

150 E. Second St.
New York, NY, 10009, United States
TEL: (212) 388-1088

If you haven’t found your neighborhood Vietnamese sandwich shop (everyone should have one), Nicky’s is a good place to begin. If it’s your first time in one of their locations, don’t let its size (tiny) and appearance (ramshackle) put you off. What lies inside is love at first bite. Begin with the classic bánh mi—a thick, fluffy baguette stuffed with paté, ham, ground pork, pickled carrots, cucumbers, cilantro, and dollops of delectable Sriracha mayo. This is a staple of Vietnamese cuisine worldwide, but Nicky's particular interpretation of bánh mi earned it the spotlight on Food Network’s The Best Thing I Ever Ate.

Insider Tip:

Although there are a few tables, it’s best to consider Nicky’s a take-out experience. Just make sure you snag plenty of napkins and lean forward to minimize the inevitable spillage. 


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Delivery
  • Dinner
  • Lunch
  • No Reservations
  • Take-Out Available

Cash Only: 1

Cuisine Type:: Vietnamese


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