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Buddha Cafe & Restaurant

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168 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 1122
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“tofu” (10 reviews)
“green curry” (8 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 15:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I ordered the Thai Green Chicken and rice. I was advised it would be ready in 15, and that was spot on. The taste and heat are great. I was surprised to see crinkle cut carrot (aka frozen vegetables?). The spring folks were forgettable, but...More

Thank Bigfellaben
Reviewed 3 days ago

A recommendation from a friend had us try Buddha Cafe recently. Very small and very crowded but we were impressed by the speed and quality of the service, despite the staff also dealing with a constant stream of takeaways. We started with some very good...More

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a delivery be prepared to order $50 worth of food. Never have I been told over $30 for a delivery before this. I ordered a red curry spicy with rice. Although this was ready very quickly. When I asked for extra chilli...More

Thank VanessaAustralia2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here on the recommendation of the lady who had just cut by hair in Just Cuts. She said she ordered regular take away and hadn't been disappointed by the food or the service. And I have to agree with her, the food was excellent...More

Thank Aj G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a delicious lunch on a winters day. The restaurant was warm and inviting and overlooked an old park across the street. Worth the walk to the outskirts of the city centre as the food was fresh, delicious and with generous servings.

Thank nicolehQ6893AW
Reviewed 6 July 2017

THIS RESTAURANT HAS MSG IN A LOT OF THE FOOD THEY SERVE. I phoned to book and said that one of us was extremely allergic to MSG, that he would have to go to hospital in an ambulance if he ate MSG. Then the woman...More

3  Thank Discerningtravel09
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Buddha looked like a good option for Thai in Launceston and it was only a short walk from a CBD hotel. Both the Thai green chicken curry and the jungle curry were very good and we even had to wait (10-15 minutes) for fresh jungle...More

Thank Stevokid
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Read quite a few reviews and thought we'd check it out ourselves. Entrees were definitely on par to what we can get in Melbourne Mains - delicious flavour of both the Noodles and RedCurry chicken. Was a shame we left there hungry. Portion size of...More

2  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We were told this restaurant has delicious Thai food and we were not disappointed. Lucky we booked because it gets busy. The food was awesome, the staff delightful. All our meals had lovely fresh ingredients.

Thank KatieG0801
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I ordered a vegetarian stir fry and vegetarian noodles takeaway. I didn't realise when I was ordering I was looking at the melbourne menu so when I went to pay I was surprised that it was $36. $18 for a vegetarian dish seems a bit...More

1  Thank kristyrebecca
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
08:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6334 1122
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