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Baba's Kitchen

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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal
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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
0838386661
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Dining options: Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Description: Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dedicated owner of a small restaurant !!

This is a small capacity, simple Indian restaurant with good food and excellent service. We had all the vegetarian dishes and the portions were good and hot. The owner takes care of this joint himself.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Bharat P
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Newark, Delaware
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Newark, Delaware
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a small capacity, simple Indian restaurant with good food and excellent service. We had all the vegetarian dishes and the portions were good and hot. The owner takes care of this joint himself.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried this restruant because it was listed in our Vietnam lonely planet guide. We are normally hesitant to try quisines differing to that of the country we are in but baba's kitchen was amazing!!!! If you love indian food go and eat there you won't be disappointed. The service is great they are really attentive. The prices were reasonable... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was great, I would recommend everyone to go, absolutely loved it. Restaurant doesn't look too pretty, but the food more than makes up for it. Try to get a seat upstairs on the balcony to enjoy the busy Bui Vien nightlife.

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Thank Elze138
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

food is great. i was here a few times when i was looking for a change. they also offer takeaway. when you order by phone be carefull to choose the right place the have 2 rest. in the town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have travelled through whole Vietnam with my friends and this is the best place we have been to. The food was REALLY good and you get really stuffed and leave the place with a smile on your face. Also they bring you free water from a water tank and it is always nice to get more than you expect... More 

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a street full of overpriced, mediocre tourist food, this place stands out. Consistently excellent food. Everything is good here. If the line is long, go grab a beer across the street and come back. It's worth the wait. And if you can score a seat on the balcony, so much the better.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I absolutely love this place, for it's standards on trip advisor it still remains a down to earth wholesome restaurant in it's appearance. The chaps who work here are ridiculously lovely and attentive. Listen to their advice, we had the vindaloo, which we were warned was very hot.. and alas it was very hot, but delicious. The aloo gabi was... More 

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Thank Masheder89
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice food, variety choices, cheap & good quality. Rice pudding as a gift & 5% discount to give them feed back on their paper. 10/10 would come back

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Thank phuongh973
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered delivery from here several times. My daughter and her school friends like it. It's very slightly more westernized than some of the other options. The food is a little sweeter and a little less spicy. So far no issues and the quality has been consistently good.

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Thank UtterNashi
Bodh Gaya, India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited baba kitchen during my trip to Vietnam and found Indian restaurant. Food was delicious and staff is very helpful.

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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, Asian, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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