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Baba's Kitchen

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164 Bui Vien | Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3838 6661
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Sacramento
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was starving at around 4 pm and popped into Babas. I had dal fry, geera rice, and an aloo paratha, and I was absolutely stuffed. Not only was it delicious (the geera rice is probably the best I've ever had, I loved the fried onions in it), but it was filling, and reasonably priced. There were six different condiments with... More 

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Thank Sarah K
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great Indian food and great service. Might be more than other options in Saigon (approx $4-5/person) but when the heart wants Indian it's so worth it! Try it, you'll be happy you did!

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Thank Global_Lanes
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We loved this place so much we went back twice in a row. The service is brilliant, the food is lovely and it's the first place we have come across is Asia that give you free water. Would recommend and would 100% return :)

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Thank Travellerrae
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best indian food I've had, reasonable prices. Suggest delivery if you plan to go at any prime time, or be prepared to wait

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Thank Ryan N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In Saigon for a couple of nights, looked up trip advisor for some recommendations and TA didn't let us down. Excellent food and service

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Thank Craig B
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We've become regulars in our time in Saigon my picky eater spouse mate :) LOVES it, and I do too! We have dined here several times as a pair, small group and a larger group, too. Service is prompt and gracious and every. Dang. Dish has been delicious. Great service, great value, awesome food. There's a second floor with a... More 

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Thank LfayeS
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the tandoori chicken and the vindaloo, both were excelent tasting and well presented. Good size portion and the service was excellent, attentive but not intrusive. Highly recommend.

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Thank Stones J
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to baba's many times food and service always consistent .. tasty food and we love time there spend there ...

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Thank cashmerehouse
Wellington, New Zealand
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Asked for spicy and they delivered! The staff were cool, very helpful and smiley although there were a lot of them. But the owner. He just sat there drinking and starring at us. Made us feel uncomfortable and was intimidating to us and the staff even they seemed scared of him! Nothing worse! Felt like I was in a zoo!... More 

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Thank HenryEgan
BabaManager, Manager at Baba's Kitchen, responded to this review

Hi, This is Robin, the manager at Baba's and (I assume) the person who frightened you. First, let me apologize for your experience. I believe the reviews here and elsewhere show our dedication to customer service, and you clearly left the restaurant unhappy--which is unfortunate, given that we did our best. You arrived just before closing and your party were... More 

Varkala, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I live since 1 year in Saigon, and I love indian food. I tried several places but this is my favorite. Last week tried the fish-mango curry and it was amazing! The portions are big, the staff is super friendly and location is very good! I recommend it to all indian food lovers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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
Description
Saigon's favorite Indian restaurant!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?