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Buddha Cafe

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2719 Iris Ave, Boulder, CO 80304-2433
+1 720-565-0506
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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“curries” (4 reviews)
“thai place” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
2719 Iris Ave, Boulder, CO 80304-2433
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I visit this cafe just about once a week. The staff is always friendly. The atmosphere is minimal but comfortable and clean. This place does a massive takeout business that I believes speaks to food quality. As someone who doesn't dig taking out food, I...More

Thank nicholas_flores
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buddha is a wonderful place, tucked in the corner of a small mall on 28th and Iris in Boulder. The food and service are both excellent, with a menu that includes traditional dishes such as Pad Thai and several different curries (green, red, Panang, etc.)...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We ordered three items: papaya salad, tom yum soup with shrimp, pad Thai with chicken. All three were the worst we've ever had of each item. The salad had some strange smell, sort of like a petroleum or other chemical smell. The tom yum broth...More

Thank LeakyB85
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Ordered the Pad Nam Prig Pow with tofu. Ended up picking out the tofu and green beans since all of the other vegetables were mushy. The tofu was cubed but not baked nor fried nor marinated so it was fairly boring and mushy too. The...More

Thank traveling_smiles
Reviewed June 6, 2017

I had the Pad Woon Sen and was very impressed. The Thai iced tea was also very good. The service was fine, no complaints. The location is convenient and the space itself was comfortable. Overall I enjoyed the meal quite a bit and the price...More

Thank Brian T
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I go here for lunch frequently, either alone or with friends. Many locals don't even know about this place, and they're always surprised by how tasty it is. I love the food here, it is fresh, well prepared, and inexpensive. It is probably the best...More

Thank rhialistic
Reviewed May 6, 2017

We went for dinner and found the place hopping. Service was very good. We tried Tom Kha Gai, steamed dumplings and a couple of stir- fry dishes. The Tom Kha Gai was a very generous serving and tasty. The food was good but nothing special,...More

Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Delicious food! Great options for many different tastes. I've never had a bad meal here! The service tends to be rather slow, but always friendly and the meals are always worth the wait! (I'm assuming they are made fresh which is why it takes a...More

Thank Becky L
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Can highly recommend their flavorful Thai curries. We usually take them home, but it's pleasant to sit there too. Very generous portions.

Thank Familie_03_11
Reviewed February 11, 2017

This is our go-to Thai place in Boulder. We usually order take-out, and have a beer at the bar while we wait. The staff is eager and friendly, the prices are the best in town, and the food is just as good as Khow Thai....More

Thank Ralph B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2719 Iris Ave, Boulder, CO 80304-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder
  • Phone Number: +1 720-565-0506
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