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The Laughing Buddha

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194 Elgin St, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3N5, Canada
+1 705-673-2112
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 23:00
Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an awesome little restaurant in sudbury. Parking is actually not to bad on most days to find if you don't have a problem walking a block, which isn't too bad. The food is great with various food twists with great flavour! They also have a great root beer on the menu, and if you are a root beer... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Such a cute place in downtown Sudbury. Patio is great on a nice day. The asiago artichoke dip is amazing, a must try. Nachos also very good. Moderately priced, good food and service. Great for vegans and gluten free people.

Thank Vera D
Vancouver, Canada
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered two salads and asked for a half-half pita and veggie with hummus plate. We paid over $50 after they gave us the full veggie and hummus plate then charged for pita as an extra. The salads were mediocre (my husband had the chicken Caesar and it was good, I had the waldorf with vegan cheese and I find... More 

Thank tracyc13
Webbwood, Canada
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

love their hummus dip and the variety of different pizzas and sandwiches A large variety of drinks Staff is great

Thank Wanda P
Sudbury, Canada
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a Saturday night. The place was packed. Great drink menu. The service was fast and friendly. I had the Taco Salad, it was great!

Thank 222Patricia222
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Been many time over the years and loved the place, which is why I went out of my way while traveling to grab lunches to go. For $14 I had the sesame quinoa salad, they forgot to add seaweed or tofu which was what made me order it. Poor value and a disappontment. For the same price my partner had... More 

Thank Gilly B
1 review
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were in Sudbury for a work relates event. I used the GPS to fund something close, vegetarian and affordable. The Laughing Buddha came and and I am happy it did! Jazz guitar duo playing live, neat decor in a little "hole in the wall" hipster location. The service and food were great. I had the nachos... More 

Thank Jane J
Sudbury, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went for lunch in April. Metered parking out front. Service was slow but was told that they were training kitchen staff. The meal was excellent. I would definitely return for lunch!

Thank elnagi
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Thin crust pizza and unique sandwiches sets the Buddha apart. Pair it with a great local craft beer and don't forget to enjoy the quaint patio in summer.

Thank Karen V
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Food was very flavourful. The decor is a bit colourful but a comfortable place to it. We did not have a wait time. Parking is ok, but limited.

Thank Claire B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 12
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Elgin St, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 3N5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Northeastern Ontario  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +1 705-673-2112

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