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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%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (218 reviews)
“garlic naan” (158 reviews)
“paratha” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
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 yesterday

Direct spot in down town location, unique services direct by owner, Good taste and good quality food , value for money - Recommended

Thank Martino012
Reviewed yesterday

Don't let the appearance or the location of the place fool you. It's not a tourist trap and the food is worthy of a much more luxurious appearance. I ate there with a friend to try the place out and we ended bitterly regretting that...More

Thank Dan_Fintescu
Reviewed 2 days ago

Made it back today after a long absence, nothing has changed. Still the best and undisputed Indian restaurant in the city. I loved it in 2016 and its only gotten better.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Baba’s kitchen because we wanted to try something different and it was the best choice. Very delicious foods, friendly staff and cheap prices! Thank you

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went for the chicken dopiaza which was full of flavour and at just the right spice level for me (I asked for it medium hot). My partner had a vegetarian potoato and cauliflower dish (can't remember the name) which she really enjoyed. Our waiter...More

Thank Angus F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This resto really lives up to reviews. We had panneer chili, chicken jalfrezi, mango fish curry, dosa and lassi. Full of favour, easily digested. The staff are lovely and place is clean. We hope to go back tonight

Thank irish055
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner with few friends. And enjoined very much from the hospitality not less then the food. The lassi was great and nan bread was perfect. We took other dishes that we enjoyed. The owner come and ask if everyone are good. And even...More

Thank דניאל ר
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited here many times . Actually, everything is perfect : the food is very good especial Masala Dosa, the waitress are always be attentive with guests in every single thing. I was impressive. Except of one thing, some Vietnamese staffs was talking each...More

Thank Dim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe to be in Vietnam this is considered great Indian food? But to be honest this is very average indian food compared what you can get in forinstence Europe. Can not in my world see how this is ranked so high.

Thank Jocke R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so tasty, service was amazing as always from the indians! We have travelled from north vietnam down to the south and in our 3 weeks this was the best place for both value and taste

Thank brooker2493
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, 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 8 3838 6661
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