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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%
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“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 3 weeks ago

I have been here on a few occasions with family and with friends for either lunch or dinner. Nice spot for casual dining. They have a good selection of dishes. Have been pleased for the most part on all my visits. They need to fix...More

Thank MMMAC67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to go here on a summer evening and sit on the patio with friends and each of us order a different meal! We get to try everything!

Thank Tricia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reservations are absolutely needed at busy times. So noisy, I really don't like going. Food is good, but not really worth it for me.

Thank martha_young1
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The Buddha is my favourite. The staff are friendly and always cheerful. It's a small space but the atmosphere is fun and relaxing. No matter what I've ordered it is always delicious. The cuisine is from around the world. I also get take out from...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 18 November 2017

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 16 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 19 October 2017

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
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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$6 - 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
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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