Bui's Lunch Truck [open]


 

Rating:

Rating: 4/5

Location:

38th and Spruce

Near:

Diagonally across from Wawa

Phone:

(856) 630-7269

Genre:

American, Sandwiches

Hours:

7:00am-6:00pm (M-F), 7:00am-4:00pm (Sa), 7:00am-4:00pm (Su)

Description [edit me!]

Bui's has become the quintessential college meeting place on weekend mornings as students from all over campus stop by to get Bui's famous Hangover Special. Operated by a quiet, but friendly Vietnamese couple, Bui's prices are usually reasonable but may be inflated over other similar trucks (like neighboring Steak Queen) as it appears that this is the only truck known to everyone on campus. Still, Bui's is a great stop for breakfast and lunch sandwiches and is open seven days a week starting at 7am. -AG

Quality
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Bang for the Buck

Not that great Mon, 02 Sep 2013

Quality: 2, Convenience: 3, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 3.
Not worth going out of your way for. I ordered a simple cheeseburger, paid the extra 50 cents, and didn\'t realize until I got home that the server had forgotten the cheese. Seriously, how hard is it to remember the cheese on a cheeseburger? But still, $3 for a burger (even if it\'s supposed to have extra stuff on it) is actually a pretty good deal. On another note, I noticed that the person preparing the food wasn\'t wearing gloves. -Ben Franklin

We0RH6ni9 Wed, 07 Aug 2013

Quality: 2, Convenience: 2, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 5.
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THVTGwz8XPu8 Mon, 05 Aug 2013

Quality: 4, Convenience: 5, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 2, Bang for the Buck: 3.
I have the spekout wiesrels phone and have used it for a few years emergency only. For the piece of mind it\'s wonderful. However, today I went to 7-11 to purchase the new minutes for the coming year and was told that it could no longer could be done. Why? -z9klNNLsorD

could take or leave it Fri, 05 Oct 2012

Quality: 3, Convenience: 3, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 2, Bang for the Buck: 3.
I ordered a bacon egg and cheese sandwich. 4 times. The language barrier is pretty bad, and I work in a lab full of foreigners. It was so bad it\'s kept me from going back. The sandwich itself was fine. Nothing amazing. I suppose I\'ll give them another shot, maybe for lunch. -passerby

Sun, 02 Oct 2011

Quality: 5, Convenience: 4, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 4.
I recommend going early since they can get backed up. Steak, egg, and cheese and the sausage, egg, and cheese are not to be missed. Pretty decent cheeseburgers and cheesesteaks too, and the hangover special is amazing. Bui\'s sauce on EVERYTHING. Stay away from the spinach though, it\'s kinda funky. -Ben Franklin

Sun, 27 Feb 2011

Quality: 5, Convenience: 4, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 3.
1. Cheesesteak, eggs and cheese with ketchup 2. Hangover cure (sausage, ham, eggs and cheese) -Bui's lunch

Big Portions Mon, 23 Nov 2009

Quality: 4, Convenience: 4, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 4.
I had the Bacon and Eggs sandwhich with cheese for a mere $3. Considering I got a full footlong sandwhich, I thought it was great. The bacon was excellent, the eggs were just fine. The bread was obviously fresh. -MVS

Top Notch Thu, 01 Oct 2009

Quality: 4, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.
The breakfast fare is among the best in the area. The sausage/egg/cheese on the toasted roll (with a Siracha and ketchup), is a top notch sandwich for under 4 dollars. The cheesesteak is similarly good, at a great value. The rolls are of great quality. Also of note is the speed is better than most of the other food trucks, they move quickly. In addition, I second the above point, Mrs. Bui is definitely bangable. -Skemo

Great sandwiches! Wed, 30 Sep 2009

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 5.
I finally tried their ham/egg/cheese breakfast sandwich today after reading all the reviews and LOVED it. The bread was warm and fluffy, and all the ingredients melted together in harmony. This will definitely be one of my staples during my next few years at Penn. -Acct Nerd

Sun, 31 May 2009

Quality: 1, Convenience: 5, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 4.
The prices are cheap but the lady and the guy who works guy on sunday do not wear gloves.They don't wash their hands after they handle money either.I saw that and I walked away especially if the are making cold meat. -Ben Franklin

Fantastic Mon, 27 Oct 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 4.
Love this place. Tasty and quick - their bread has a nice outside-toasted crunch to it and their sausage, egg & cheese breakfast hoagie with special sauce is amazing! -The China-Man

Bui's Sun, 19 Oct 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.
It's like an orgasm in the mouth. Cheap and fast. Breakfast sausage egg and cheese is a favorite. -China-Man

Thu, 05 Jun 2008

Quality: 4, Convenience: 4, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 4.
good cheesesteaks, i recommend either meatbull sub or Mr. Bui's special. mrs bui = bangable -CHRIS W. GANNON

Ben Franklin on Thu, 29 May 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 5.

Best. Lunch Truck. Ever. Sat, 03 May 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.
Found this truck one day when I had only 4 bucks and thought I couldn't get anything good and filling for that little cash - boy was I wrong. Love the bacon double cheeseburgers! -jmcg

Wonderful Fri, 02 May 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 4, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 4.
Bui's is the best by far. My favorites are the sausage egg and cheese, turkey hoagie with everything, and double cheeseburger with everything. hot sauce is a must...delicious! friendly owners! -kevin

rl on Tue, 15 Apr 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 4.

Saltpeppaketchup? Sun, 13 Apr 2008

Quality: 4, Convenience: 5, Speed: 5, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.
Bui's is great. The people there are always nice and tend to remember your order if you get it more than once in a row. Perfect speed and portability if you are heading to a big lecture around 11. Make sure that when they ask you if you want salt, pepper, and ketchup, you say "Yes, and hot sauce, please," if you like that delicious Vietnamese rooster sauce. Wonderful on Bacon, Egg, and Cheese. Yum. =) -Bui's Fan

rli on Sat, 12 Apr 2008

Quality: 3, Convenience: 4, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 4, Bang for the Buck: 4.

Bui's Sun, 06 Apr 2008

Quality: 5, Convenience: 5, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.
Love this truck, the sandwiches are great. -Alex

G on Wed, 02 Apr 2008

Quality: 4, Convenience: 4, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 5, Bang for the Buck: 5.

Aman on Thu, 10 Jan 2008

Quality: 3, Convenience: 3, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 3.

Bui's Thu, 10 Jan 2008

Quality: 4, Convenience: 3, Speed: 3, Friendliness: 3, Bang for the Buck: 3.
Great breakfast sandwiches -Abhi

Limited vegetarian option Thu, 10 Jan 2008

Quality: 3, Convenience: 4, Speed: 4, Friendliness: 2, Bang for the Buck: 3.
As a vegetarian, the only thing I've had at Bui's is a eggsalad sandwich. It was kind of plain, but it's close to my side of campus and there's never a long line. -AG
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