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Buddha Ruksa

3520 SW Genesee St, Seattle, WA 98126-2633 (West Seattle)
206-937-7676
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English first
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Don't pass on the Crispy Garlic Chicken! I am allergic to fish/shellfish so eating Thai food can be a nightmare, but the first time I went to Buddha Ruksa and mentioned my issue to our server they assured me almost every sauce is made to order so they could adjust anything I wanted on the menu (or they would direct... More

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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Favorite ALL TIME dish here is the Crispy Garlic Chicken!! Just amazzzzzzing! Every time we are in the Seattle area we always have to make a trip to Buddha Ruksa.

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USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Have had many great meals here, but my personal favorite is the crispy garlic shrimp. It is perfectly cooked and seasoned, not greasy or salty like in some restaurants. Everything I've eaten here is fresh and delicious. Even carry out tastes perfect. That's not always the case, even in great restaurants. Highly recommended.

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California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were a little hesitant, given the high-noise and fried-food-fest reviews.... but we loved it. fantastic caipirinha, delicious duck noodles (yes, crispy-fried morsels but a modest quantity of them), and fresh, impeccably prepared spring rolls (raw rice noodle type). We weren't very hungry so couldn't try more.... Friendly reception. Fancier decor than usual neighborhood Thai places. would definitely return.

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Tucson
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were in the Seattle area and my niece took us to Buddha Ruksa. They have eaten there for years and raved about it and we weren't disappointed. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. We started off with ginger martinis that were pretty amazing (drink 2 at your own risk). We had crispy garlic chicken and prawns and Phad Thai. My... More

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California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

All your favorite Thai dishes done well in lovely surroundings near Alaska Junction in West Seattle. The crunchy garlic chicken is especially good. There was a toddler in our party, which was no problem, but this is more of an adult place. Great for dates or going out with friends. Expect a wait on weekends.

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Tacoma, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

This place has the best Thai food I've had ever. I live in Tacoma and I used to like a place that was just down the street from me. Since I've been to Buddha Ruksa, I haven't been to eat there. I drive all the way up to West Seattle to eat there. The best thing is the crispy garlic... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is hands down one of THE best restaurants I have eaten at. I love the crispy garlic chicken. it goes unmatched. Love to go here. Small space and you probably have to wait but it is SO worth it. I hope they open up a bigger spot!

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Vashon Island WA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Delicious choices, excellent service, & reasonable prices (for an urban restaurant) in a bustling atmosphere. We enjoyed the spring rolls, crispy garlic chicken, & boneless duck. We received attentive and engaging service. Parking was convenient on-street in a residential neighborhood. We'll definitely go back.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I dined hear recently while in the Seattle WA. area on vacation. There is no parking attached to the establishment so we had to scour the neighborhood streets for a car spot. Our wait in the que for a table lasted about an hour since our arrival coincided with a dinner rush. I also declined a place to eat at... More

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