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Indian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings
Baba's comes to Hoi An, bringing the delicious food and unsurpassed service that made it a TripAdvisor top 10 restaurant in Saigon. North and South Indian food, with Halal meat and vegetarian options. Curries, tandoori, naans, and biriyani--all of your favorites, expertly prepared and perfectly spiced.
$5 - $15
Special Diets
Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed July 22, 2020

This is without a doubt my favourite Indian restaurant in Vietnam and the best restaurant in Hoi An.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 20, 2020 via mobile

We came for lunch and everything was delicious. The service was very attentive and the waiter gave us recommendations which were perfect. We had; chicken 65, onion pakora, mutton rogan Josh, palak paneer, garlic naan bread and paratha. All delicious. 100% recommend.

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 19, 2020

I was warned that my order might be too spicy for me, but I refused to listen. Our waiter saw me sweating and having a hard time with the spiciness, but I said that it was ok, since it was my own fault. He insisted,...that it was not a problem at all to bring me less spicy food - how nice is that ?!? My less spicy dish, my husbands food and all the appetizers that we ordered were absolutely amazing! And the service in general was on a 5 star level!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed July 8, 2020 via mobile

The ultimate curry house. Forget you are in Vietnam and transport yourself to India. This was recommended by a friend who had been at the Saigon branch. We were not to be disappointed. After 4 years in Bombay we love our curry. We tested and...tasted as much as we could and could barely move - absolute gluttons! Wow we were not disappointed. Oh Baba, it was delicious beyond our expectations! Thank you.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed June 25, 2020 via mobile

Honestly, like other reviews, this is by far one of the best curry houses I have ever been to. The food was unreal and the service was equally as good. I would strongly recommend giving it a try. My partner and I are very health...conscious and the food even catered for that which is unusual for a curry. Was nice to have proper chicken again rather than Vietnam chicken which is just awful.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed April 20, 2020

Was super surprised to have tasted the best Indian food I've ever had in Vietnam. Service was superior and everyone working at Baba's is kind and welcoming beyond belief: We ended up eating there 4 times (and one additional time at the Ho Chi Ming...location as well). I'll never stop talking about the food there, definitely one of our culinary highlights! BTW: The Paneer Butter Masala is to die for.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed April 13, 2020 via mobile

Honestly these guys are something else. I came across Baba's originally when I was living in Saigon and it was fantastic, so if anybody heads that way make sure to stop in. Anyway, the business I work for and 30 or so guests found ourselves...being externally quarantined due to covid-19. During this period Baba's seriously looked after us with quite a long delivery drive on several occasions and the food is always of the highest quality, the driver's keep in contact perfectly and the food as with in Saigon is amazing. They also went out of their own way to help us with any extra essentials that were needed for all which they really didn't have to do. Amazing customer service, friendly helpful and prompt delivery staff and the food is out of this world. I've been into the restaurant in both locations also and I will certainly be back. Ps. The menu doesn't lie - Chicken 65 will change your life. Keep being awesome guys and I will bring you a group for an another awesome meal when this is all over. Stay safe and I'll speak for us all that we appreciate you!More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed March 25, 2020

The place is fairly small, noisy at times, and insanely busy with long queues out the door. But if you time it right you will get some of the best Indian food. We ate here twice, trying different vegetarian dishes each time. All excellent. Just...the right amount of heat, tasty, and good portion size. We recommend you arrive early, about 6pm to make sure you get a table and don't have to queue. Friendly and fairly speedy service considering how busy they are. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed March 22, 2020

Excellent service here at Baba’s kitchen. The food is plentiful and delicious. Lots of vegetarian options of course.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed March 1, 2020

I can't stress enough how good is this place. The Indian food is delicious, but the reason I would come back to this place is the service. First of all, you get mineral water for free. Second of all, they give you rice pudding for...dessert, again, for free. The manager gave us firsts and showed us how to eat them with the sauce, and my friend didn't finish her meal because it was too spicy for her, so they deleted it from the check! The best service I had in Vietnam.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Hi it’s in Hoi An near the Japanese Bridge about 10mins walk from the river hope this helps!
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A restaurant can be both halal and vegetarian. You can have halal meat options and vegetarian options. Or you could have just halal vegetarian options (technically all vegetarian is halal, meaning permissable). This one has... More
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