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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3838 6661
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Adelaide, Australia
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335 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The indian food here is very good and the prices are great value for westerners. They also offer really good service with the staff continually filling up your cup as they offer free water which is a nice touch. You are also given a small rice pudding for free which is a nice touch. The main courses sizes are generous... More 

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Thank David R
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Tried three different dishes, wow, just wow! The nan bread is just out of the owen, the stews are delicious, the service is great and the prices are good. I highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank Majid J
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

the food and service were really excellent forr our south indian dishes. can only recommend this place

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Thank Roman T
San Francisco, California
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185 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am a huge fan of Indian food and usually disappointed, so I was pleasantly surprised to find some that is so good in HCMC They have 2 floors, so go in even if it looks crowded. There is plenty for vegetarians and meat eaters. We paid 432,000 dong for 3 dishes, 2 naan, 1 lassi and 1 glass of... More 

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graz
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want authentic taste and really good quality combined with good service and information about Indian kitchen at first hand - baba's kitchen is perfect for you! We enjoyed a perfect meal...thanks baba's!

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35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Was in the mood for Indian so I stopped here for dinner based on the reviews. Turned out to be a great dinner. Service was wonderful staff was very attentive. The food had great flavor, I ordered chicken korma, garlic nann and veggie samosa. The brought me a free cup of rice pudding after dinner, very nice surprise. I would... More 

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Thank Delilah F
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have had numerous dishes from Babas (disclaimer - I have never dined in, always just ordered) and every dish has been incredible. The menu is really comprehensive and there is something for everyone. There is a great variety on the menu of spiciness so you can order to suit your taste. The Daal Makhini and the Gobi Tandoori are... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went at peak time and it showed. Both dishes tasted near identical and neither was spicy despite asking for it. Doesn't compare to hoi an and you don't get a free starter either. Both curries were ok but not great and we've had curry in nearly every city in vietnam. Also don't like that when you don't leave perfect... More 

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Thank rland19
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100 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were wth 10 business friends from Bangladesh and agreed to enjoy Baba food! Unfortunately we ordered only vegetarian dishes - which were ok but lacked "bite" And afterwards I enjoyed some digestion problems - which happened 3 hrs after thd meal - an indication some issues wth hygiene. Will for sure comeback and try their other dishes

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Thank palingboer
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good curries, good nan, tasty sauces to go with the popadoms. Always the place to go when feeling for a curry!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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: +84 8 3838 6661
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?