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Buddha's Belly - CLOSED

7475 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2702
+1 323-931-8588
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible1%
9 Sep 2013
“No Taste, Poor Value”
31 Aug 2013
“A fall from grace”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Fusion
$$ - $$$
7475 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2702
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

Pros: Fresh, quality ingredients, nice decor, good, fast service Cons: Over priced, bland flavors, small portions, poor value The whole reason for eating Asian food is for the flavors. How disappointing to get dishes that look like the real thing but just don't deliver. I...More

Thank HomerIsTakenDoh
Reviewed 1 September 2013

My older son lives quite close to Buddha's Belly, and we have eaten there together with his family on several previous occasions with satisfactory results. I believe that they have undergone a recent change in management or staff. Sadly, the change has not been for...More

Thank APM_01
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Did a tour to Santa Monica and after some shopping found this restaurant on our way home. From the outside looking in all dishes lookedd very good, so we went in. Ordered the Tom Yom Ramen with shrimp and the Fried Rice with steak and...More

Thank lakers60435
Reviewed 15 April 2013

This restaurant may have been great at one point, but the new management has been shown to be corrupt. My roommate got a job there recently as a chef and was an excellent and very fast employee according to all of his fellow staff. Unfortunately,...More

1  Thank Jordan D
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Buddha's Belly should be on the tip of every foodie's tongue. Alas it is one of those restaurants you love at first bite, but somehow forget about it. We stumbled in the other night, hungry after attending a few events in Los Angeles. It was...More

Thank Pattithediva P
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We were looking for some place for lunch after the LA Marathon. We stumbled upon this place and went in and luckily got a table right away. Our appetizers and drinks were wonderful. Service was terrific, but our main dishes seemed just okay. I would...More

Thank CruisingChick
Reviewed 21 January 2013

Stopped here after a stroll on the pier. Very good food. Service was good as well. If you need some Asian cuisine in Santa Monica, try this place out.

Thank abap_guru
Reviewed 20 January 2013

Buddha's Belly is a go to favorite of mine. Party that's because it's just a block from my house, but it's also because it's always good. I always start with the Albacore and Avocado spring roll. The Miso black Cod is always good, and I...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Ok, the parking is a little of a nightmare, but thanks to the valet it was no problem. We entered around 8:30 PM on a Friday night and there was no wait. Our server (tall bald gentlemen) was excellent. He was friendly and knew the...More

Thank Clinton S
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Love the food, the atmosphere, the service. There's nothing I don't like about this restaurant. The menu is creative and electic. I've never ordered anything in this restaurant that I don't love. I could eat there five or six times a week and never get...More

Thank peggy and steve w
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7475 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036-2702
  • Public Transportation: The MTA 14 line stops right in front of Buddha"s Belly at Beverly & Gardner
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-931-8588
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