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Baba's Kitchen

164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 28 3838 6661
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (218 reviews)
“garlic naan” (161 reviews)
“masala dosa” (29 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 4 days ago via mobile

The Nan's are amazing!! And everything else is too. The staff is super friendly and also have us a complimentary curry to our nans. Will definitely come back!

Thank kathzarina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn’t really see where the South Asian food came into it ? (Missing the Dosa and normally you can see your spices) . This was more a buffet style curry at best. They did say they would make it to your taste but even asking...More

Thank MarvinDerby
BabaManager, Manager at Baba's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

I was disappointed to learn of your unhappy visit. While it does not excuse your experience, I would like to note that you visited us during the Tet celebration, during which we have reduced hours, fewer staff, and--most relevant-- a much smaller menu. We are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cant even explain much the food was delicius.the service was exelent.the food arived quieckly.overall-you should come here!

Thank Shelly Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service! The food was full of flavor, and the garlic naan was bomb. Aloo tiki was cooked to perfection, and the dessert was so creamy and sweet. I think it was free. But anyway I will return, you must go here best in town!

Thank cosmoalien
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! After a month in Vietnam we were craving an Indian and boy did Baba’s provide. In a air-conditioned restaurant the food was wonderful, but the service was the best we’ve had in Vietnam. We liked it so much we went back later in our...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have just finished our best Indian meal ever. This restaurants is a great bargain, superb food and fantastic prices. We will be back!!!!

Thank Cato A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Indian food - vegetarian options available . Service was fantastic .. ambience was average . Finding the place was easy . Located in district 1. Don’t miss butter garlic naan . They offer you complimentary dessert at the end which adds a finishing touch...More

Thank Devyani J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here after a few nights in HCM city. Such a good choice as the food and service was amazing. Staff at Babas can’t do enough for you, they keep your water topped up (which is complimentary) and they go above and beyond for you...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come to Baba's often to sample the authentic Indian cuisine, the food is excellent and some of the best I have tasted outside of India. I highly recommend this if your nearby. It's located very close to the backpacker area so it's often bustling...More

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were CRAVING a proper Indian after a month eating typical Asian cuisine. We came to Babas as it was near our hostel and it did not disappoint. Staff were very friendly and spoke really good English, they can cater to pretty much any spice/dietary...More

Thank Emma P
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1 February 2018|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
i dont think they take reservations, at worst you may have to wait 15 min
30 May 2017|
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Response from missjkd119 |
Thank you :)
12 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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 28 3838 6661
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