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Buddha Cafe Restaurant

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46 Otthavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good address for a good meal!

I had a good meal in this place, the waiter, as well as the owner who welcomed me, were nice and professional. The food was fresh and arrived quickly. I really appreciated the balance of spices for the chicken! Really tasty, and just "firy" as I like! The surroundings are pretty calm, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place is on 1st floor with dim lighting. We were the only people here to eat. We ordered chilly potato and pasta. Food is okay, not authentic. Chilly potato were not actually the authentic one. But okay to eat here. Prices are also not very high

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

I had a good meal in this place, the waiter, as well as the owner who welcomed me, were nice and professional. The food was fresh and arrived quickly. I really appreciated the balance of spices for the chicken! Really tasty, and just "firy" as I like! The surroundings are pretty calm, and the view is on the street leading... More 

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Dundee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Excellent place for a good curry,they also do momos. We tried here a couple of nights ago and we're glad we did. My wife had the mixed seafood curry(plenty of seafood in it) while I had the dal,both were excellent served by a smiling happy waiter washed down (again) with a bottle of Kingfisher,a great night.

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Ate here once at luchtime, great momos, would definitely visit again and try other things on the menu

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We walked into this restaurant to get away from the rain! What a find. Friendly owners; excellent, home-made food! This is no gastro place and they definitely don't pretend to be. Will definitely choose to come here next time we are in Mahabalipuram.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I seriously do not know a good local place for some good momos in chennai like there are in new delhi. We read the name and figured out that our fav. food must be in there and BINGO.. it was served in front of us.. The ambience is so nice. Not too big of a restaurant it is.. but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Have been to mahabalipuram over 8 times and this is the best place I have come across so far. The place is cosy, has great ambience and staff is excellent. Food is little overpriced offering western, Chinese, North Indian and pizzas. Definitely worth a visit if only for a coffee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The place is cosy, clean and has a nice atmosphere. The waiter, an older man, could smile more, but still he was quite nice and at least he did not confuse our orders. The fruit salad was good and the "paneer 65" was totally delicious.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Expensive for what you get. Momos were good. Lots of fresh vegetables served with every dish that we weren't sure we're safe to eat. Friendly service.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

just like "le yogi" this is also a small cozy place. do try out the sizzlers and momos. small cozy place to hangout with a group of friends

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Address: 46 Otthavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Mahabalipuram
Cuisine: Continental

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  • Address: 46 Otthavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Mahabalipuram

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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