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All 47 Mahabalipuram Restaurants

Buddha Cafe Restaurant

46 Otthavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India
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Ranked #16 of 47 Restaurants in Mahabalipuram
Cuisines: Continental
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Bangalore, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The restaurant had the same menu, music and decoration than most other restaurant place of "hippie-like" touristic places of India. The waiter was not friendly and the quality of the food average.

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Secaucus, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Buddha Cafe was recommended to me by my vegetarian friend. Even though India has a lot of vegetarian options, not all are the same. Here we could find authentic Tibetan, Indian and Chinese courses at affordable prices. Besides great taste the dishes were served in a very attractive manner. Salads were served with dark brown European bread which the owner... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Delicious sea food with friendly atmosphere. ...I love the place and hut...sitting mode..and its chillout place any age....

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The dishes were half-cooked with too much spices in them. Be it pasta or pizza. The menu would have elaborate names but the items will turn out to be a cheap rip-off of the original. Once I was in a hurry so they said the order would take 10 minutes. After 20 minutes when I asked again the waiters reply... More

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Bangalore, India
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Different sort of ambience, with low tables without chairs (you'll have to sit on the floor on a mattress kind of a thing. Of course there are tables as well. We had the lobster there, and it was decent.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We went here in the afternoon, the place was quiet. We were served by an older man who was not very friendly. The chips were mediocre, the juice had a lot of sugar added to it. In the end the bill was not correct and the guy was not surprised when we pointed it out, no apology whatsoever. Handing the... More

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Berlin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Thanks for the great service! I ordered Chicken Tikka and didn't like the burnt taste. I wasn't charged the dish, even if had eaten all the french fries. I then got Chicken 65 instead and this was very good. Great salat dressing and brown bread served to the salad. I think this is one of the most coziest rooftop places... More

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Velez-Malaga, Spain
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

We ate here twice in our 3 day visit.Great food,friendly staff,a chilled out atmosphere with good music.Excellent location to watch the street life below.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

nice relaxing place good service and value for money good location just up from the beach can watch the world go by

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West Lothian
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110 reviews 110 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Found Buddha to be a nice restaurant , good service , but made the wrong choice with food though , ordered chicken sizzler which unlike home was on the bone and greasy , not for us but don't be put off , just an off night for us .

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