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Little Buddha Thai Bistro

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3334 Mather Field Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-5966
+1 916-857-0974
11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 19:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I had a craving for Thai food but not just anything. You see I traveled to Thailand every December and January for 11 years and ate anything and everything. The people I stayed with took me to a restaurant in Bangkok that was known for its Pad Se Ew, a stir fried noodle dish with a sweet soy sauce dressing.... More 

Thank Michael C
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Nice, clean place. The service was quick and the food was good. It was recommended by local people and we were glad we went. There was four of us eating different meals and we all enjoyed what we had.

Thank 1Gl0balTraveler
Sunny Northern CA
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

The food is so delicious, I get take-out here often. The Tom Kha Gai soup is my favorite and lucky me, can be ordered at lunch. Service and atmosphere is sit-down tablecloth style with a waiting area for to-go orders. There are daily specials which rarely change but everything I have tried so far is fantastic.

Thank Kim_F_CA
Davis, California
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113 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2014 via mobile

Don't let the strip mall street view deceive you. Once inside the decor is very nice as well as all the staff. This place hustles during lunch! I can imagine it's a quite place to have some great Thai food in the evening or weekend. I would come back for the all the other food I missed.

Thank AJinDavis
Sacramento, California
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

This is in a strip mall in the industrial area of Rancho Cordova near the VA Hospital and sports center. If you go at lunch be sure to arrive between 11 and 11:30 for best service. After that it could take a while. Food was good. They also offer take out. Service is about a 2. Not friendly or inviting... More 

Thank KSparrow
Aiea, Hawaii
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2014

I love Thai food but was dining alone so I had the chicken penang curry, spicy. The portion size was good, with a good amount of spiciness. Would like to come back with a group to try more dishes.

Thank Joe K
Santa Clara
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158 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

This was my second visit. It's a small restaurant, but so clean and elegant inside. I tried their Thai wraps the first time which was soooo good! I had the chicken gang gari this time which was excellent. The veggies and potatoes were cooked to perfection and the creamy coconut milk gravy was scrumptious! The only complaint was the minimal... More 

Thank ucdavis_chick3
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2013

My favorite place to eat during my work trips. The asparagus is AMAZING! I highly recommend this place to anyone in the area!

Thank Charles M
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40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

In my opinion, borderline excellent - I'm pretty stingy with that rating though. I usually go here for lunch once or twice per month. I can't seem to break away from ordering the Drunken Thai noodles - medium spicy level (can also go mild or higher - they make to order according to your specifications). Also, they have a pretty... More 

Thank DCyp_11
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

I've now tried 4 dishes and they were all very good. (I especially liked the chicken mango curry.) If you like Thai Cottage and Tuk Tuk, you'll be happy here. (it's the same owner, so the cuisine is similar in taste and quality. But, while Tuk Tuk is upscale and relatively expensive, Little Thai Bistro is smaller and cheaper.) I've... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3334 Mather Field Rd, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670-5966
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cordova
  • Phone Number: +1 916-857-0974

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