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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
0838386661
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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
Great Indian Food at an Affordable Price

This is a great surprise. I passed through this restaurant for its clean and simple decor at the backpacker gathering area in Ho Chi Minh. It turns out the food was delicious. The Indian owner was very nice and kind, teaching me how to use various seasoning ingredients. The price was very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is a great surprise. I passed through this restaurant for its clean and simple decor at the backpacker gathering area in Ho Chi Minh. It turns out the food was delicious. The Indian owner was very nice and kind, teaching me how to use various seasoning ingredients. The price was very reasonable. At the end, I also got a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Cheap but fantastic food. Service was excellent too. Try the butter chicken! Nice and easy to find too in the middle of the backpacker area

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Attentive friendly staff, good service with excellent food, the garlic nan is amazing and definitely worth a trip. Good value in a bustling part of town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Went here for lunch and had a fab lunch time special for only 1500 dong. Includes a selection of curries and naan, rice and dessert. All superb. Staff are so friendly and attentive. 5 stars.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

delicious!!!! best indian ever, we had a vegetarian curry, dahl, and garlic naan and were wonderfully satisfied. We were starving too, the portions are perfect. The staff were great, they showed us extra condiments to put on our meals which was great and added to the dish, also with a mint chutney they gave complimentary. Drinks were great too- best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We've never been to the actual restaurant but have ordered through vietnammm.com on numerous occasions. The food is great. The vindaloo will blow your brain though! Be careful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The food at Ba Ba's was really tasty and the staff were very professional. The food was well priced and served in nice big portions. Definitely worth a visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

All I'm saying is the Thali!! Such a wholesome meal if you like Indian Food. Great service and good lunchtime speacials.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

My wife is from the UK, and has been living in Australia for the past 8 years. She always complains that Australian indian food just doesn't match to the UK. Little did we know that we would have to travel to Vietnam to find a curry which lived up to her expectations. We went for a late lunch, and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Baba's kitchen can be a little hard to find; you really need to look carefully to spot it in the mess of signs on the street but it's worth the hunt. The food is really well done and very cheap. The staff is quite friendly and helpful; worth asking them for suggestions about what to eat and how to mix... More 

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Address: 164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: 0838386661
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, Vegan

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  • 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, Vegetarian, Vietnamese, Vegan

Description

Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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