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Buddha Cafe Restaurant

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46 Otthavadai Street, Mahabalipuram, India
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • 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
Hugo_heiva
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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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146 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
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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Top Contributor
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

the place looks average, not very well kept though, but the food offered is very well prepared and the quantities are sumptuous.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental

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