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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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Sydney, Australia
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253 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Small cafe restaurant that served good fresh food. Nothing too spicy and the food was delivered quickly and presented nicely. It isn't licensed so don't forget to take a bottle if you want to drink.

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Mount Lawley, Australia
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245 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

A difficult review indeed as I wanted this Thai resturant to be a winner. The service was excellent. The location wont disappoint. However the food tastes fine but not that much too it. Here some examples Massamaan beef curry consisted of three small chunks of beef and two chunks potatoes in bowl of gravy and a side plate of rice... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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83 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We visited the Buddha Thai restaurant last night and it was an enjoyable experience. We went there based on previous reviews and based on the fact they catered for vegetarians. The food was typical Thai dishes and they were fresh and tasty. Recommended for a casual dinner.

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Thank waalitj
Tasmania
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

This Thai restaurant is one of our favourites for lunch or dinner, plus it makes great coffee! We love the cozy atmosphere, but you may want to book for dinner as it is popular, and note that is is BYO even at lunchtime. The consistency and flavours keep bringing us back for more.... Highly recommended!

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1 Thank tassiefoodie
Launceston, Australia
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

If you are vegetarian, be sure to ask for their special Vegetarian menu. I think there are about 3 or 4 items on that that are Vegan. The hosts took great care and we had a delicious Vegan meal. Very good 😊

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1 Thank Logsandtwigs
Singapore, Singapore
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Food serve here was great. Not very authentic thai but good enough for me (Asian n picky eater). I had the beef pad thai, it was good. N I requested for chilli flakes n lemon to go with. My friend ordered green curry n it was good too. Tom yam goon was a bit disappointed as the portion was quite... More 

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Thank liting2015
London
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171 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Tiny and busy place with lots of takeaways and a few tables. Our vegetarian food was reasonable - reasonable portions, reasonably priced (but certainly not cheap). We had (wisely) chosen to eat early, but we didn't feel encouraged to linger. Some interesting juices were being enjoyed by other diners but we didn't try them.

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1 Thank olderromantic
Taree, Australia
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476 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

This restaurant provides tables for dining in a bright and clean setting in an old building. It also provides takeaway. Staff are friendly and eager to please. The food was reasonably good and cost around the usual price for Thai cuisine.

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Thank Aussielins
Kalvehave, Denmark
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117 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

A very tiny and cosy place, with great service and smiley servantes. We had a warm welcome and within a few minutes we got our table. Remember you have to bring you own drinks. They had a very colourful menucard - we found what we would like to eat. I myself had a soup Tom Kha Kau and Prawns Choo-Che... More 

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Thank Vicki E
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

Visited here the other day for a friend for lunch and the meal was so affordable and the serving size was so big! Cashew nut chicken & rice for $12.50, would eat here everyday!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?