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Baba's Kitchen

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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
84838386661
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

We ate at Baba's kitchen on our second night in Ho Chi Minh. We had heard good things about this Indian and for some reason were all craving it. The food was very reasonably priced we had 2 chicken dishes the tikka masala and the butter chicken and then a Rogan Josh. We also ordered the special vegetarian which was... More 

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Thank Fay M
Bergen, Norway
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good staf - very friendly. I ate the Butter chicken and had some garlic naan and a pineapple juice. it was a greaT meal for 180.000 dong or something :) I'll visit again before I leave hcmc;)

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Thank lenbru
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I give this 5*'s solely because I don't believe a dining experience is solely about the food but also the service too.. And where the food lacked, the service certainly made up for. They were attentive, polite, could make informed opinions. But most importantly, at the end of our meal we were asked to fill out a short review card... More 

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Thank Lawrence C
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

i went to baba kitchen a while back when i was visting my wife, my wife did not want to go try becuase i told her the wait is usually 30 mins to 1 hour, as i arrived i was greeted and let up to the top stairs, as i sat down i only notice one group that already had... More 

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Thank Winson D
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on TA recommendations and proximity to the hotel. Good fare and reasonable prices. They could do with upgrading the air con though. Spicy options for those with a better stomach than mine. Enjoy!

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Thank Michael H
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely staff and service was very good, very clean restaurant but food just average. We eat Indian food all the time, but we were disappointed.

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Thank Linda M
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must try for a good Indian lunch / dinner. Ambience is average but the food they serve completes the purpose of the visit ;) P.S. The dal tadka is amazing there and a must try.

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1 Thank deeptil21
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm from Leicester, England and Indian food is my favourite cuisine.. I've tried many different types of currys from many different restaurants (not just in the uk) and this has got to be one of the best currys I've ever eaten. Me and my boyfriends shared poppadoms and vegetable samosas to start with, followed by a chicken tikka masala for... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the tikka masala and enjoyed it. Prices were reasonable and staff were very friendly. If you're after Indian this is the place to go in Bui Ven area.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am wait for Sunday for full week so i can come to Baba's Kitchen and hog on to there Sunday Special Briyani... Chicken and Muttan... wow its been 3 weeks in row i'm here on sunday afternoon.. this is small place in middle of very busy and happening street on Bui Vien, nicely kept and well staff.. they can... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City
  • Phone Number: 84838386661
Description
Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?