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Buddha Ruksa

) #235 of 3,248 Restaurants in Seattle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
3520 SW Genesee St, Seattle, WA 98126-2633
+1 206-937-7676
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“thai food” (14 reviews)
“curry” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
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3520 SW Genesee St, Seattle, WA 98126-2633
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Reviews (104)
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The crispy garlic chicken is out of control. Friendly servers who recommend the best dish and take care of you while you are dining.

Thank Stroll2Eat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buddha Ruksa is easy walking distance from our daughter's home so we eat there whenever we are in town. This time we got our order to go and enjoyed it on her roof top terrace under the stars. Even though she is a vegetarian, this...More

Thank RealRoadWarrior
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Food is always very good. You do have to wait sometimes, but, that makes sense because they have a very dedicated group of Thai food lovers.

Thank avoorheis
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I probably go to Buddha Ruksa at least once a month sometimes more. Don't be discouraged if there is a wait time to get seated as it's worth it. The staff is very friendly and fast. My favorite dish happens to be the Red Curry...More

Thank Tibbitscs
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I am a foodie, growing up in Bangkok, I have a very high standard for authentic Thai food. Obviously, no restaurant would ever compete with your grandmother's everything-made-from-scratch kitchen, there're few places that come very close. While several places come and go, I'm delighted when...More

Thank Chanya S
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Mixed feeling about this place. We come here often hoping for the times that we experienced good food but not always. The wait is so long even with reservations. Not the best attitude when it comes to service. Food is good most of the time....More

Thank SOocerStar
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We both enjoyed everything we ate. Nothing overdone, over-sauced or over-priced, including the wine list. Everything lovely. Folks who served and waited were welcoming and quick. Don't rely on some 'sad' old-timer's odd grumpiness. Enjoy lovely local Thai instead.

Thank J B
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was a favorite of mine when in Seattle but have times changed.Place is showing it's age and it also smelled old and like bathroom! service is indifferent to customers.Our appetizers where over-fried beyond crispy.We still had appetizer on plate when main course arrived and...More

Thank Claus305
Reviewed 2 November 2016

A dear friend introduced us to Buddha Ruksa and I had the opportunity to share it with colleagues on a business trip. Small space means there is often a wait, but it is worth it. The food is fabulous but the service was a bit...More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A wide selection of Thai and Asian dishes, Good friendly service, prompt and accurate. Famous for its crispy garlic chicken. The tofu version is also great. almost all dishes are available in one to four stars for spiciness. We opted for one or two. This...More

Thank Cindy M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
are there gluten free options?
8 January 2017|
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Response from SeattleTef | Reviewed this property |
I am so sorry, I did not respond to this question. Yes they do have gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3520 SW Genesee St, Seattle, WA 98126-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > West Seattle
  • Neighbourhood: West Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-937-7676
  • E-mail
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