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Local cuisine, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly
US$8 - US$12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Canadian
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the better places in Sudbury for a drink. Great selection of imported beers. Food is ok with plenty of variety.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether it’s pizza or hummus or just drinks, “The Buddha” is my favourite hang out when I’m in Sudbury on business or on vacation.

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Food, Staff, and Atmosphere! Definitely recommend stopping here for lunch when visiting Sudbury. Was there for lunch at max capacity and the food and service was excellent and fast.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

Ordered the Chicken Buddha Bowl. It was DRY, barely any sauce, not much flavour and they out so much avocado in it, that once you mix it all up, it was like a large clump of mush. Not good. Not returning. Don’t recommend.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 12 October 2020

Traveling through Sudbury, went here for takeout pizza because of the good reviews. Cute names for the pizzas though not exactly enlightening (the Holy Cow is a pepperoni?). Surprisingly fast and friendly service at pickup, but seems it was quick because the pizza was badly...undercooked. No sign that the cheese has ever melted and the toppings were almost raw (the Llama Rama pizza). A bit on the small side for the price, and pretty tasteless since undercooked. Reviews suggest they do good food, but not this night.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020

Arrived at the Laughing Buddha an hour early and it was closed....NOT FOR LONG as the owner, a wonderful smiling lady learned of our 10 hour drive and weariness and so generously agreed to serve us drinks on the patio while we waited for opening...hours. WOW, you do not get that very often anywhere! We sat in the very spacious outdoor patio under an umbrella. Potted herbs could be found around the patio which we assumed were for the kitchen eventually. Cold drinks ordered and delivered and we spent the best part of an hour chatting with the owner about how COVID has affected us all especially restaurants. Such a warm and interesting person. Ordered our dinner specials (filet mignon) and sandwiches which were delicious. Staff were superb and super friendly. Another round of local beers and off to our hotel for a good sleep and travel onwards the next day. Thanks to the Laughing Buddha for making our day, from the weary travellers from BCMore

Date of visit: August 2020
thelaughingbuddha1, General Manager at The Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

It means so much for you to take the time to review our restaurant! Your support during this time is much appreciated! We love that we were able to provide you with such a positive experience! Thanks again for coming!

Reviewed 22 September 2020

Overall great food and friendly professional service offered at this restaurant. I highly recommend trying out their pizza. Delicious.

Date of visit: September 2020
thelaughingbuddha1, General Manager at The Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Thanks Vic for telling us about your experience! We love that we were able to provide you with such a positive dining experience!

Reviewed 6 September 2020 via mobile

Can't get enough of the deep fried mushrooms and brie bomb was amazing. Friendly staff and prompt serviceMore

Date of visit: September 2020
thelaughingbuddha1, General Manager at The Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Ah Kassi A, thank you for sharing your love of our mushroom caps and the brie bomb with the world! We love hearing that our staff are doing a great job! We appreciate you taking the time out of your day to leave us a...More

Reviewed 28 June 2020 via mobile

My husband I had a fantastic dinner at the Laughing Buddha. I would highly recommend the Buddha bowl - I had it with tofu which was seasoned and grilled to perfection! My husband had the falafel wrap which was also very tasty. The patio is...quite spacious and they have umbrellas in case of rain. We didn’t have a reservation and waited about 20 mins for a table on a sat night around 6:30. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: June 2020
thelaughingbuddha1, General Manager at The Laughing Buddha, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

Jessica, we appreciate you sharing your experience with us and others! Taking the time to leave us a review means so much to us! You definitely chose some of our favourite food options! We hope to have you again!

Reviewed 22 March 2020 via mobile

I have to admit, being a long time resident of Sudbury and this was my first visit. I was stopping in for a drink with an out of town business guest. He actually suggested the spot after doing a few internet searches. Had an Italian...Soda for the first time. Reasonably priced. Great atmosphere.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Yes, The Laughing Buddha offers takeout services.

Yes, The Laughing Buddha offers delivery services.

The Laughing Buddha is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4