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Baba's Kitchen

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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
0838386661
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Indian Food in Ho Chi Minh City

Bui Vien Street in Ho Chi Minh City is a One Stop Street for Tourists visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Baba's Kitchen is another awesome place in this already awesome street. We visited Baba's Kitchen after looking at the number of Good Reviews it has and we weren't disappointed a bit. The place may... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Bui Vien Street in Ho Chi Minh City is a One Stop Street for Tourists visiting Ho Chi Minh City. Baba's Kitchen is another awesome place in this already awesome street. We visited Baba's Kitchen after looking at the number of Good Reviews it has and we weren't disappointed a bit. The place may look tiny and cramped up but... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

they close at 1030 - 11PM. I wish they were open 24/7. would be very popular in any city including NYC.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

chick masala lovelyy my daughter loved her korma will go back again pickles a bit different all bread lovelly free water and small pud staff v informative

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Tried Baba thrice for dine in and take away. The food was very well prepared and the service was excellent. The staff was very friendly. It took some time as the place was fully crowded, but the food was worth waiting for. The management ensured that we were properly attended to. A must try for authentic Indian and Chettinad food.... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Too spicy for even a spice lover like me. Please do specify non spicy and am sure you will get reasonably spiced food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

After visiting 5 different Indian restaurants in Chiang Mai, Thailand, I was becoming jaded by the Vindaloos I was ordering but a trip to Baba's Kitchen set me straight. The waiter asked if I was sure, I said yes, and then the most delicious, fiery Vindaloo was set before me. After my Chiang Mai experiences I was beginning to think... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were drawn to this place via trip advisor reviews and we were not dissapointed. Extensive menu with every dish available, was difficult to choose what to eat. Paneer dishes were incredible! Free drinking water and wet towels. Most impressive though was the service. After a few weeks traveling down Vietnam we had not come across any service remotely close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I can't say enough good things about the food here. We came here twice, and both times, everything was delicious (and when they ask you what spice level and you say medium-to-hot, they take you at your word!). The naan was fantastic, the tandoor paratha was fantastic the paneer was fantastic, the mushroom and prawn curry was fantastic, the gulab... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Simply delicious Indian cuisine, friendly staff, genuine dishes, reasonably priced, I will come back!

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

cozy atmosphere, maybe a little bit hot inside but outside is definitely lovely. I never tasted Indian food before, so I cannot really say if it's 'authentic' or not. But for my taste, the food is divine. samosa is crispy and flavored, prawn curry is ok but with the right sauce it was very tasty. the roti should have less... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: 0838386661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian

Description

Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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