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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%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (230 reviews)
“garlic naan” (158 reviews)
“samosas” (62 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:30 pm 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 via mobile

The absolute best butter chicken I’ve ever had in my entire life!! Everything I had was tasty but man I can’t stop thinking about that butter chicken! The prices are beyond reasonable given the amount of food you get. I walked out of there happy...More

Thank MissesJai
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My guilt for seeking out an Indian restaurant in a city with such a great local cuisine was soon quenched by the wholly satisfying experience of eating at Baba’s Kitchen. The restaurant setting was pleasant and the service was amongst the best I’ve personally experienced....More

Thank Brad N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a month in Vietnam, we were craving some indian. Baba’s kitchen had huge portions and the flavor was good. Not the best, but nonetheless very satisfying. The servers spoke English very well and the service was great. Thank you!

Thank Katie Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amy and I were craving a vegetarian meal and we were really impressed by the quality of food here. Great flavours and fantastic service. It was so nice to come to a restaurant which had such high standards for their vegetarian dishes!

Thank Kunle B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a vegetarian Dahl and garlic naan. Both were delicious. My friend had similar and thought the same! Service was fantastic- we even got a free mini pudding at the end! Well worth coming to if you want a break from local cuisine. Don’t be...More

Thank Benjamin Rhys J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a LOVER of Indian food and have literally had Indian at every place on Bui Vien. I was quite disappointed with the quality of food as everybody seems to rave about it.. ?!? I lived in India for 5 months and frequent Indian places...More

Thank MarqueeMarc67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here after craving a curry and a change from Vietnamese food. Wow what a treat it was!!! We ordered two dishes with naans and rice and they we are fabulous!!! They provided filtered water at no cost and our glasses were refilled as soon...More

Thank mcghee1808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

· I love Indian food, but their food did not satisfy my tastebuds. · Price is high for their serving. · Food a bit bland for Indian food. · Service was good.

1  Thank winterscent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m a chef of 10 years and came to Vietnam to try new foods. I’ve been here for 21 days in total and for the last 4 nights I stayed in Ho Chi Minh city, 3 of the 4 nights I went to Babas kitchen...More

Thank Ben M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Think I would find an Indian cuisine in Vietnam that was this good. The Peery was fantastic and very hard to find in my home country. The Lamb Biryani was fantastic juicy and tender pieces of lamb. The reviews that we saw on the site...More

Thank dom_chan66
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Questions & Answers
1 February 2018|
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Response from EM-Hanoi | Reviewed this property |
there are no reservations, cash only, at most you have a beer or glass of wine while you wait
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
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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