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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)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00 Hours
Asian, Thai, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
265 King St, Port Colborne, Ontario L3K 4G8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A home run everytime! Can be a bit noisy but food and service...AMAZING!!!! Make reservations and check hours of operation before going.

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Niagara region. Amazing variety of food, wine and craft beers. They go above and beyond to accommodate special dietary needs too :)

Thank 957gillianm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and good price Something different to choose from and a great alternative to regular dining

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the tastiest meals I've had in a lon, long time. Flavors were absolutely perfect- sweet, tangy, spicy, salty all perfectly balanced into a rich flavorful meal. Service was friendly and prompt and absolutely nothing I could even begin to have a complaint with....More

Thank Istigkeit
Reviewed 30 January 2018

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 22 January 2018

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 19 January 2018

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 17 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
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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
25 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, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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