15 Authentic Indian Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City

March 15, 2023 - 4858 views

Indian cuisine is influenced by neighboring countries, each region has its own characteristics in the use of processed spices, but despite the different nuances in each region, Indian food still retains its own distinction in harmoniously combining spices and bringing out its own flavor. You are a fan of Indian cuisine, please refer to the Indian restaurants in Ho Chi Minh city below.

1. Tandoor Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 39 Ngo Duc Ke Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Price range: 3 - 10 USD

Probably the fanciest Indian food restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City, this is a good place to go when you want to impress a date, or maybe have an elegant lunch with your friends. You’ll also see a lot of Indian businessmen eating here, which is always a good indication of quality. Understandably, it’s a bit more pricey than many of the other restaurants you’ll find in the city, but you get what you pay for in terms of service and atmosphere.

Tandoor Indian Restaurant Saigon


2. Benaras Indian Restaurant & Lounge

  • Address: 5A Nguyen Sieu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Benaras - Indian Restaurant & Lounge's menu is quite extensive, offering a full range of North Indian meals that convey the name of the land of Indian cuisine through the harmonious use of food items such as milk, milk, yogurt, and so on, all prepared by Indian chefs.

Benaras - Indian Restaurant & Lounge is also a cafe in District 2 with a pleasant atmosphere and a great view that you should not miss. The area is open, light-filled, and densely forested. The shop also hosts acoustic pop concerts on weekends.

Benaras Indian Restaurant & Lounge Ho Chi Minh

Benaras Indian Restaurant & Lounge


3. Baba's Kitchen

  • Address: 274 Bui Vien Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
  • Price range: 3 - 10 USD

Indian food in Ho Chi Minh City is rarely discussed without a mention of Baba’s Kitchen, the undisputed curry crowd pleaser in the city. Tucked smack dab in the middle of Bui Vien, the chefs at Baba’s Kitchen have been wow-ing backpackers and locals alike with their flavourful tandooris and samosas.

Occasionally people chide this restaurant for being a bit heavy on the ghee, but as far as I’m concerned, that’s part of the fun. Another point in its favour? Even with its ubiquitous popularity, the prices are still quite reasonable.

Baba's Kitchen  Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


4. Shanti Indian Cuisine

  • Address: 371C Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Price range: 5 - 13 USD

Referring to Indian restaurants in Saigon, Shanti Indian Cuisine certainly cannot be ignored. Featuring wood-panelled walls, ample lighting, and plush furnishings, Shanti Indian Cuisine has a luminous and elegant atmosphere.

While at Shanti Indian Cuisine, diners will be treated to a myriad of Indian dishes, from tangy curry to creamy raita. The taste is bold Indian style but the price is extremely reasonable with dishes prepared and decorated quite eye-catching. If you want to find a restaurant to enjoy Indian food, Shanti Indian Cuisine will be the perfect choice for you.

Shanti Indian Cuisine saigon


5. Bollywood Indian Restaurant & Bar

  • Address: 207 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:30 am – 11:30 pm
  • Price range: 2 - 10 USD

Bollywood Indian Restaurant & Bar has a spacious, cozy space. Here, the menu is extremely diverse. Some of the restaurant's famous dishes such as Naan bread, Masala Dosa, Birayano rice, etc. The staff here are very professional and friendly. Lamb curry is one of the dishes that you should try when you come to the restaurant. In addition, the price at an Indian restaurant in Saigon is relatively affordable, so it is loved by many people.

Bollywood Indian Restaurant & Bar

Bollywood Indian Restaurant & Bar


6. Dalchini HCMC

  • Address: 2A Ngo Van Nam Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 12:00 am – 12:00 pm

A specific Indian restaurant will probably serve dishes like Halal, Jain, Vegan, Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian Food. Beside that, the thing that makes Dalchini restaurant different is that this restaurant commits to serving food with zero additive colors and fresh food with the most hygienic atmosphere. Superb Ambience with courteous service staff and affordable prices also add to the reasons you should have dinner in Dalchini at least once.

Dalchini HCMC


7. Dahi Handi Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 48 Hung Gia 2, Tan Phong Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
  • Price range: 2 - 13 USD

Dahi Handi Indian Restaurant serves meals that combine butter, yogurt, milk, and other ingredients in a delicious way. The restaurant is elegant, and the cuisines are great and tastefully presented. The Dahi Handi restaurant is small but beautiful, and the service is excellent. The cuisine here is delicious, especially the chicken dishes. If you're unsure what to eat, the staff will gladly offer suggestions. Indian eateries in Saigon are likewise very reasonably priced.

Dahi Handi Indian Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


8. Mumtaz Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 226 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:30 am – 10:30 pm
  • Price range: 1 - 5 USD

If you are looking for a break from the norm and a tasty, authentic restaurant that serves Indian cuisine, Mumtaz Indian Restaurant probably is the best fit for you. Mumtaz is a lovely restaurant with casual décor yet excellent food in the middle of the backpacker district. The staff is attentive without being intrusive and the food is served in a timely fashion. If you ask for spicy, you certainly will not be served anything less; they have excellent curries, kebabs and soft and delicate tandoori chicken. The portions were of a good size, and importantly, the price is reasonable.


9. Natraj Indian Cuisine Restaurant

  • Address: 41 Bui Thi Xuan, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, & 20 Nguyen Cu, Thao Dien Ward, District 2
  • Opening time: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm

For an establishment located just 5 minutes away from plenty of tourist attractions in District 1 such as Ben Thanh Market and Bui Vien, Natraj Indian Restaurant offers reasonably priced Indian food. The Indian traditional dishes here are so amazing with some must-try like the moist and flavorful Chicken Malai Tikka Sandwich, Paneer Chili, Fish Curry, or the refreshing and minty cardamom tea. 

While Natraj Indian Restaurant is tiny, it is deftly designed for comfort with air conditioning. Reservations are recommended for groups. 

Natraj Indian Cuisine Restaurant

Natraj Indian Cuisine Restaurant


10. Spice India

  • Address: 100/2A1 Tran Hung Dao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 11:00 am – 10:30 pm
  • Price range: 1 - 13 USD

Spice India is a particular restaurant set right at the heart of Bui Vien so it is always activities-packed and fun. The diner is cozy and pleasingly decorated. The Staff are all Indians so rest assured that you are getting a real taste of Indian cuisine, creamy and spicy. A value for money!

Spice India Restaurant Ho Chi Minh


11. Mr. Singh Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 97 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm
  • Price range: 5 - 13 USD

Spice India Restaurant is definitely the ideal place if you are looking to learn the typical dishes of India. The curry is extremely flavorful. Noodles, fragrant milk tea... and many other delicious dishes that are definitely worth trying. The restaurant is a bit small but neatly decorated, very clean and the staff is friendly. The dishes here are cooked to order, so if you don’t want to wait, you better book in advance.


13. Taj Mahal Restaurant

  • Address: No. 241 - 265/1, Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 08:30 a.m - 10:30 p.m
  • Price range: 10 - 30 USD

In fact, Taj Mahal Restaurant is one of the best traditional Indian Curry restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City. It is a prestigious restaurant for you to enjoy curry as well as typical Indian dishes prepared in Indian style. The restaurant has a separate way of processing which makes the dishes taste very delicious. At first, those who are not familiar will find it very difficult to eat, but when they get used to it, they find it quite enjoyable. With reasonable prices, professional and attentive service, the restaurant will surely make you feel satisfied.


14. Ganesh Indian Restaurant

  • Address: 74A2 Hai Ba Trung Street, Ben Nghe Ward,  District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Price range: 5 - 13 USD

The Ganges is a place where you can customize your meals based on your spice quotient. It also gives a very welcoming ambience, emphasizing the friendly and customer-focused concept. The food is authentic, yet still has space for the guests to make it fitter to their specific taste.

The Ganges is thus a place where you can come back many times without the feeling of abundance. Every time you come back, the same dish you ever tried can be different in the way you want it. This place is for those who always want to try something new but don’t want to ruin the authentic flavour.

Ganesh Indian Restaurant Saigon

Ganesh Indian Restaurant


15. Namaste India

  • Address: No.188 - 190 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening time: 100:30 a.m - 10:30 p.m
  • Price range: 2 -8 USD

Located on Bui Vien Street, Namaste India is an ideal place to experience traditional Indian delicacies. This is not only a familiar restaurant of Indians living in Ho Chi Minh but also a top choice for Vietnamese enthusiasts of Indian cuisine. Namaste India Restaurant has a diverse and unique menu with many delicious and famous dishes such as attractive curry. Indian curry chicken is cooked with a variety of creamy, buttery. You can use it with Indian Naan bread or with Indian curry rice.


Hope that the list of Indian Restaurants above will help make your Ho Chi Minh trip perfect. And if you are seeking other tours, tickets for airfare, contact BestPrice Travel to get the best deals.

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