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The Smokin' Buddha

265 King St, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 4G8, Canada
+1 905-834-6000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pad thai” (34 reviews)
“butter chicken” (17 reviews)
“bulgogi” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
265 King St, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 4G8, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have dined at The Buddha' many time with small and large (10 to 12) and they have never failed to provide excellent food and service. Whether its entertaining family from abroad or for a snack and a cold beverage after a bicycle ride it...More

Thank RiversBiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

Before we begin. In the summer months oh boy does it get busy here, so busy in fact that for those dinner hours it is highly recommended to get a reservation. Is it worth the reso? I would like to think so. The menu selection...More

Thank ShouldYou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loud, small and crowded- but the eclectic mix of food is truly well prepared. Recommend reservations if you like to eat in.

Thank VegGardenPro
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is absolutely wonderful. The staff are amazing - friendly, courteous, and happy! The ambiance is perfect. The location is wonderful. And the food was delicious. Seriously delicious. The entire group I was with enjoyed everything we had, from the appetizers to the dessert....More

1  Thank Kate K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

After my third visit, I finally have to chime in on this small place with HUGE flavour. If you are in the area, you MUST hit it. In fact, we drive from another town just to hit it. The menu is loaded with a great...More

2  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We decided to drive to Port Colborne, and check out the Smokin' Buddha for lunch, and was not disappointed at all...I had the Thai Coconut Soup, which was loaded with mushrooms, and chicken, and tasted absolutely delicious, and even though my bowl wasn't filled to...More

Thank firefly1399
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had heard that The Smoking' Buddha was worth a visit and we certainly found that to be true. There were six in our party and everyone enjoyed their meals. The only downside to our visit is that it was pretty chilly and a bit...More

Thank Gregor G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant. The service was very good and the food was excellent. We went for lunch and as the weather was good we sat outside on their patio. Right by the railway tracks but was actually nice to see...More

Thank shelley m
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A nice variety of food and relaxed atmosphere make the Buddha a great place to eat. I went with the servers suggestions and even the wine worked out perfect. Clean restrooms and good table service. I will return.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I went with a group of 6 adults for dinner. It was my first visit and it won't be my last. It was busy, but the server responded to us quickly and efficiently. The menu was varied and interesting with an assortment of Asian styled...More

Thank Habsfan45
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from GMCNiagara | Reviewed this property |
Definitely It is so small and always busy
24 May 2017|
Response from Kevin E | Property representative |
Yes, we always have at least one vegan option on the trailer at events. Cheers, Kevin
Nicholas L
26 March 2017|
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Response from Kevin E | Property representative |
Hi Nicholas, We have 29 vegetarian items on the menu. Although some items may have beef or chicken in the description (example: Korean Beef Noodles) because we make items fresh, these types of items can be made vegetarian or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 King St, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 4G8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Port Colborne
  • Phone Number: +1 905-834-6000
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