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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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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a classical case of travelers flocking only because the restaurant is mentioned on the famous guide book. The food is average at best and there is no such thing as ambience, if you are looking for a authentic Indian restaurant you are better off looking elsewhere.

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Thank Ajay C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place found on trip advisor as last here wanted something really good. And did not disappoint. Best service. Talk u thought the spices. Water served and topped up. Food out fast. Yummy food. Even asked if its nice. Seriously best service had from anyway from Thailand to Siem Reap. Stoked. Was busy at 5pm. So defiently of u like... More 

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Thank funchick37
Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food here is absolutely delicious. It is however quite expensive but if you want to treat yourself it's definitely worth it. The naans are quite small so you would likely need one each, we usually share in other restaurants

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Thank King K
Roskilde, Denmark
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Too spicy for me but very good taste and lovely service! Good price, and they spoke English. They explained to us what they served, and what the different sauces were.

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Thank Thea H
Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wow! This place is incredible! Feels very authentic, full of flavour! The menu is good and the staff are terrific. There seems to always be a queue so be prepared to get a drink nearby whilst they prepare a table for you. Cannot recommend this highly enough.

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Thank leseulechemin
Ahmedabad, India
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was tired on Sunday evening in one of the boring budget hotel in HCM, but with surprise I found this place Baba's kitchen on TripAdvisor. It was near to my hotel. At first I was disappointed with the ambience of the restaurant, the air conditioning was not good too. But when I received food, I found taste of the... More 

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Thank chintan s
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good authentic Indian food in the heart if the backpacker street in ho chi Minh city. Excellent service as well. Had the samosa paneer chilli garlic naan and paneer butter masala. Great food highly recommended.

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Thank Optidus
Porto, Portugal
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We found Baba's kitchen by accident. We wanted something different, so we decided to try indian food. Great vegetarian options for me. The staff was always super helpful. You should try this place.

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Thank candidaaa2016
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

In a busy and part of town with good nightlife. Excellent curry and service. Book a table, it can be busy. Friendly and attentive service

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Thank George J
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Saw this rated very high on trip advisor and I'm so glad I found this place! One of the best Indian meals I've ever had! A little hard to spot on the busy street but if you find a photo of the store front on trip advisor you'll recognise it easy enough. Service was incredible. All of the guys working... 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, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, 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?