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Little Buddha Thai Bistro

3334 Mather Field Road, Rancho Cordova, CA
(916) 857-0974
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Davis, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Don't let the strip mall street view deceive you. Once inside the decor is very nice as well as all the staff. This place hustles during lunch! I can imagine it's a quite place to have some great Thai food in the evening or weekend. I would come back for the all the other food I missed.

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Sacramento, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This is in a strip mall in the industrial area of Rancho Cordova near the VA Hospital and sports center. If you go at lunch be sure to arrive between 11 and 11:30 for best service. After that it could take a while. Food was good. They also offer take out. Service is about a 2. Not friendly or inviting... More 

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Aiea, Hawaii
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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

I love Thai food but was dining alone so I had the chicken penang curry, spicy. The portion size was good, with a good amount of spiciness. Would like to come back with a group to try more dishes.

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Santa Clara
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This was my second visit. It's a small restaurant, but so clean and elegant inside. I tried their Thai wraps the first time which was soooo good! I had the chicken gang gari this time which was excellent. The veggies and potatoes were cooked to perfection and the creamy coconut milk gravy was scrumptious! The only complaint was the minimal... More 

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

My favorite place to eat during my work trips. The asparagus is AMAZING! I highly recommend this place to anyone in the area!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

In my opinion, borderline excellent - I'm pretty stingy with that rating though. I usually go here for lunch once or twice per month. I can't seem to break away from ordering the Drunken Thai noodles - medium spicy level (can also go mild or higher - they make to order according to your specifications). Also, they have a pretty... More 

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Sacramento, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

I've now tried 4 dishes and they were all very good. (I especially liked the chicken mango curry.) If you like Thai Cottage and Tuk Tuk, you'll be happy here. (it's the same owner, so the cuisine is similar in taste and quality. But, while Tuk Tuk is upscale and relatively expensive, Little Thai Bistro is smaller and cheaper.) I've... More 

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Sacramento, California
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Just went to lunch at this wonderful little restaurant in Rancho Cordova, CA. Very attractive and clean surroundings with wonderful Thai food selections. I really liked the wraps. Very tasty, and a single order can easily serve two people. Very friendly and attentive staff combined with extremely reasonable pricing makes this a must do again location.

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Sacramento, California, United States
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

I found this place via Groupon. I loved the charming and exotic atmosphere. The waitress - Claudia was friendly and smiling. I ordered the Panaeng, I can't have nuts and did not see it on the listed ingredients on the menu. I am somewhat familiar with Thai food, but I guess I didn't take into account the nut garnish. Claudia... More 

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

OK food, not the best Thai that I have had in the area. The wait staff is good though. Food tends to be very spicy though, mild is still a bit warm. I had the Gang Gai (I think that is what it said) Yellow Curry and wasn't too flavorful.

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Additional Information about Little Buddha Thai Bistro

Address: 3334 Mather Field Road, Rancho Cordova, CA
Phone Number: (916) 857-0974
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Rancho Cordova
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai

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