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Baba's Kitchen

164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3838 6661
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic naan” (145 reviews)
“curry” (190 reviews)
“paratha” (23 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've had Indian food all over the world outside of India. Boston, New York, San Francisco, LA, you name it. This place ranks among the top in terms of flavors and quality. It's a casual, humble, lovely and authentic place, with North and South Indian...More

Thank Kimthanh N
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're looking for a break in your Vietnamese food tour - we HIGHLY recommend this place! We would go as far to say this was the best curry we've ever had. We ordered a Paleek Paneer and a Chicken Tikka Boona. The Paleek was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my friend to eat Garlic Nan with butter chicken but the taste wasn't that expected no taste in it. Was disappointed and the Kerala fish fry was not good. Need to improve the taste of the dish.

Thank rameshshoalin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were craving something different and this def hit the spot. Everything we had was delicious and the service was great - attentive and very pleasant. Highly recommend.

Thank emellewhy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking into Baba's made us feel as though we'd walked right into a restaurant in India. Staff are all Indian and they serve a mix of authentic South Indian dishes alongside the more popular Indian dishes from other regions. Food was utterly delicious. High quality,...More

Thank MyFiveAcres
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and lovely staff!! 100% need to go here!! The chicken 65, vegetable korma and samosas were out of this world. Our whole group enjoyed everything, highly recommend !!

Thank abbie_smith21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic Indian dinner of Palaak Chicken and Mutton Bhoona with rice and garlic naan before going out. Full of fantastic flavours, reminded me of the selection in Durban, South Africa. We were able to get quality red wine for a change, and...More

Thank Taylor J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sat at a front table at this restaurant watching the Bui Vien crowd outside winding up for a wild Friday night. There was a fire eater performing in the street but inside Baba's it was a more sublime eating experience - nuanced combinations of flavours...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Indian food. Drove straight from Mui Ne into HCMC to babas kitchen via motorbike (not stopping to drop our bags or check into hotel). Great service. Try the chicken tikka masala and chicken biriyani!

Thank Francesca T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly place in the middle of the backpacker area of Pham Ngu Lao. Great food attentive and attentive wait staff. I've been three times since moving to Ho Chi Minh and had excellent food and experiences every time. If you get tired of sitting...More

Thank Bryan T
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is your chicken white meat ?
30 May 2017|
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Response from SoloseniorMT | Reviewed this property |
I honestly didn't care.
What would be the best rooms for quiet nights sleep. We are travelling with a group of 8 and not worried about noise during the day, but want good nights sleep. Thank you.
12 February 2015|
Response from Roderigo T |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
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
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