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Buddha Cafe & Restaurant

168 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 1122
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (19 reviews)
“tofu” (10 reviews)
“green curry” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Charles St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bloke behind the counter who makes coffee and waits has the most beautiful smile and is a hero of being friendly

Thank JackMclaine
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good guick service, Price is okay, both our meals were on the Small size ,we both had rice with our main meal also,but left a little hungry.

Thank JohnO4352
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had great food here , staff are friendly and it is BYO . We had the barra and pork belly . Both dishes superb . The rice paper rolls delicious too

Thank Vasbill
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting Launceston for a couple of nights and our family were craving for some Thai food. On the first night we tried to get a table at this very busy restaurant but they were too busy, which was fair enough. So we went...More

Thank thehorseshoe2015
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Had a basic vegetable and cashew nut dish. Very fresh food and not oily at all. Just what I felt like. Quick service. Slightly more expensive than used to paying for Thai but comparable to Launceston prices.

Thank Cebbd
Reviewed 3 January 2018

What a great little restaurant! Food was very reasonably priced and the best Thai I've had since I was in Thailand (in fact better than some in Thailand). The food was fresh and the service fabulous. Lovely to be able to take your own wine....More

Thank Blaze67
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite Thai food places anywhere. Inexpensive, quick (BYO $3.00 corkage) and consistent. The pork and prawn dumplings followed by the chilli Tasmanian scallops and prawns stir fry were enough to ensure I will return again soon.

Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The food here was mostly good. Loved the dumplings and the barra with ginger sauce. But was a bit disappointed with the jungle curry. It was way too watery. We were told that different regions in Thailand do it different ways. Maybe that's true. But...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Small & simple, but the service was great. Good food selection. Great meal. If u like a bit of spice, it is worth a visit.

Thank Phillip C
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant on our visit to Tassie. Service was great with a smile. The ginger & shallot beef was delicious. Found a few hairs in the Pad See Ew. I wanted to notify the waiter but my partner was too embarrassed.

Thank Amy T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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