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The Wandering Buddha - CLOSED

2239 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8441
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jan 2013
“Great vegan food!”
23 Jan 2013
“Not good -- horrible atmosphere, overrated food”
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2239 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8441
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

We were excited to find a 100% vegan restaurant in New Orleans. Awesome owners and delicious food made it even better! We had the lettuce wraps, scallion pancake, stir-fried noodles and rice cakes. All were flavorful and nicely presented. You can eat in an attached...More

Thank Veganlifestyle
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I was quite surprised to find that there is really no inside restaurant here - there is a takeout window and outside seating, and otherwise you are eating in a pitch black dive bar, possibly with a deafening band playing. When I say pitch black,...More

Thank BigBlueBug
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I dread going to New Orleans because it's not a city for vegetarians. But, on my most recent trip there earlier this month, I was shocked to discover that The Wandering Buddha, an all-vegan restaurant, had opened up...serving Korean food in a place not known...More

Thank ericgoldman
Reviewed 6 January 2013

While my wife is on a gluten free and dairy-free diet, I'm still eating everything. So.. let's be honest, a vegan restaurant is not always high on my "must eat" list. However, as great restaurants do, Wandering Buddha proved me wrong. The beansprout soup was...More

Thank frankandsofie
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I can only speak for the delivery service. I've never actually eaten there... but I should. Highly recommend the lettuce wrap appetizers For entrees, try the stir-fried cake, stir-fried glass noodles or the braised tofu. Also try the chai iced tea... maybe best I've ever...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 13 November 2012

This Korean vegan hidden treasure in the back of the Hi-Lo Lounge (a real dive) on St. Claude is a vegetarian’s paradise, but you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy the succulent braised tofu, crispy fried dumplings, sticky brown rice, vegetarian sushi, scrumptuous onion...More

Thank jeff1948
Reviewed 22 October 2012

This place is simply wonderful. Not fancy decor but delicious food in an area of New Orleans that is undergoing a lot of re-vitilazation. Very inexpensive, young hip-sters wandering in, outside dining, the Hi Ho Lounge provides the drinks and you can watch Treme there...More

Thank nhemeter
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Its not easy to be vegeratian in NOLA! We were so happy to find this place on Facebook. We were even happier when we discovered that they delivered to our FQ hotel. The food (Korean) was spicy, fresh, and so good! Do not pass up...More

Thank pjfarr1
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Wow, I can't believe I'm the first to be writing about this gem. This is the only place in New Orleans one can experience delicious Korean cuisine that is all vegetarian. It is so good that non-vegetarians like myself and my friends have enjoyed the...More

Thank GloriaM872
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  • Address: 2239 Saint Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117-8441
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
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