Budda C Asian Bistro
Budda C Asian Bistro
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Budda C Asian Bistro

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.buddac.com/
  • Phone: 6177390000
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Daily: 11:30AM - 4:00PM
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday, Sunday: 4:00PM - 10:00PM, Friday - Saturday: 4:00PM - 11:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Chinese
  • Executive Chef: Shun Chen
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We have a special catering menu for corporate and promotional events, cocktail parties, family events and holiday celebration.
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a private dining room for the group of 8 to 40 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Manager 6177390000

Getting there

  • Cross Street: st paul st
  • Public Transit: St Paul T stop from green line C
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Budda C Asian Bistro
Budda C bring modern Asian fusion food to brookline with an ultra trendy atmosphere.
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Budda C Asian Bistro reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Last minute find. Food and
    Traveller4goodfoodVIP
    Dined on 4/13/2013
    Last minute find. Food and cocktails were great! However severely understaffed, and waited 25 minutes for our first round of drinks! With a few more staff, this place would be a gem!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always well-prepared, inventive
    samziamVIP
    Dined on 3/3/2013
    Always well-prepared, inventive and tasty pan-Asian food--Thai, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • it's too bad this restaurant
    brooklinebabushkaVIP
    Dined on 1/23/2013
    it's too bad this restaurant isn't more popular. the food is decent, and reasonably priced, and the place is very nice, quiet, spacious. the waitstaff is attentive, the choices good.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great mix of Asian, sushi
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 1/19/2013
    Great mix of Asian, sushi and Italian desserts in a nice setting.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Mediocre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 1/19/2013
    Wasn't impressed. Food was just okay and the location was not was I was expecting... definitely will not be going back again.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We find Budda to be very good
    BrooklineCarole
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    We find Budda to be very good to go to and bring family/friends to... we love it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food. Excellent service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 12/3/2012
    Great food. Excellent service. I would definitely eat there again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I liked the food here and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/28/2012
    I liked the food here and the ambiance. However it would be great if there were round tables especially for big groups. I went with a big group and I couldn't hear the people on the other side. Otherwise everything was great.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was great overall.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 11/12/2012
    The food was great overall. The service was also great. Will be heading back to dine again.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We've been here a couple times
    bridetobe
    Dined on 11/3/2012
    We've been here a couple times now and always for a special occasion, we love it.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Variety is the spice of life!
    AllieP
    Dined on 10/30/2012
    You can get sushi, noodles, "traditional" Asian dishes all in one place. There is def. a good variety at this place... If you have a large group it should please everyone!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was my first time eating
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    This was my first time eating at Budda's and I will be back. The scallop appetizer was delicious. Perfectly prepared. The chicken with mango and chow fun were very good as was the broccoli with garlic. I didn't love the stuffed eggplant appetizer - for this go to Shanghai Gate. Budda's is a quiet, relaxing place for a good, reasonably priced meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Try their tapas ... you get
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/21/2012
    Try their tapas ... you get a lot of bang for your buck! Lots of flavorful food and options and well priced.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Two times when we asked about
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/17/2012
    Two times when we asked about the food we were eating, the waitress mentioned either "checking the box" or "we buy it like that". I don't really love hearing that I am eating packaged food when I am out for dinner. Not too expensive so I guess you get what you pay for.
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  • Great representation of several
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2012
    Great representation of several asian cooking styles - all well executed, often attempted, but rarely pulled off successfully
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We hadn't been to Budda C
    KellyjackVIP
    Dined on 7/17/2012
    We hadn't been to Budda C in awhile. The new (not sure how new) menu is great. We really enjoyed sharing the 'little plates'. Everything was very tasty, great variety, nicely spiced. Good service, nice atmosphere. We will go more often.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was amazing with great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/19/2012
    Food was amazing with great selection and great prices, the portion size was a little on the small size, but overall great, and the food came very quickly despite getting it for 15 people.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A lovely way to end our daughter's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/13/2012
    A lovely way to end our daughter's 8th grade graduation night. We had a party of 9 and everyone's dinner was extremely well received. The best calamari ever.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent, tasteful decor
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/9/2012
    Excellent, tasteful decor with Asian Buddhist theme. Korean dishes shine, especially the hot pots. Friendly, efficient hostess and wait staff. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good solid food. The specialty
    AllieP
    Dined on 5/25/2012
    Good solid food. The specialty rolls were HUGE and you really only need 2-3 rolls to split if you're ordering "side dishes" or "noodles" because the portions on those were pretty large! The chicken lettuce wraps were excellent as well as the filet tips. The "tuna madness" roll was not my fave thing I ordered.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was overshadowed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/13/2012
    The food was overshadowed by the very poor service. First, they were short staffed, which I can understand. But, the problem was that no one appologized or even addressed why our drinks took a half hour to arrive or why our food came out piecemeal (despite us asking otherwise). The food took an hour to arrive and was surprisingly good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good sushi (not too experienced
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/23/2012
    Good sushi (not too experienced w/much) decent pad thai. Wife's drink was good and my beer was a little skunky and not that cold. Overall the food was good and the ambiance was great. Would go back again...but order from the tap or a cocktail.
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  • interesting Asian menu....great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/24/2012
    interesting Asian menu....great food and service...i would go back again
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was delicious. Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/14/2012
    Food was delicious. Service was a little scattered - they were clearly understaffed but our waiter seemed to be everywhere else but at our table. Didn't help that he forgot to give us the salmon we wanted to take home. Otherwise a great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very good food. Especially
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 2/4/2012
    Very good food. Especially the Bass. Big menu with lots of good choices. Great bar menu as wel. A must try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hidden Gem, Great Flavors
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 1/21/2012
    Nice surprise in Brookline's Coolidge Corner (St. Paul St.). We had several diners with fussy tastes in our party of 7, and everyone was VERY happy with their meals. Asian fusion menu helpful with "MUST TRY" recommendations. Portions are HUGE. Very generous. Winners: Calamari appetizer, Broccoli side dish (enormous and very flavorful with garlic, hint of sweet and spicy). Ambiance: spacious with wood beam ceiling, comfortable booth seating, and giant friendly Budda centerpiece. Staff and service very friendly. Children fascinated with Budda. Staff tolerant of children's curiosity with Budda. We were so happy w/ our experience at Budda C Asian Bistro that we returned the following Saturday evening as a walk-in party...with kids.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food and original cocktails
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 12/31/2011
    Food and original cocktails were delicious with very fresh ingredients. We had a really nice New Year's Eve dinner. The service was a little slow, but we were lingering anyway. Definitely recommend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Buddah was a disappointment.
    ALANVIP
    Dined on 12/30/2011
    Buddah was a disappointment. It was New Year's Eve, and it was early (5:30pm).There was a larger party (maybe 8-10 people), who were simply put--raucus and distracting. The service was fair. The wait person seemed distracted, and had to be coaxed into assisting us. My friend ordered a martini (a fruit type), and it seemed to be mostly fruit juice. We told are wait person...she asked...what would you want me to do? Great response! The appetizers were excellent; the kung pow fish was tasteless, and the duck fried rice was dried out and flavorless. I had been to Buddah many times for lunch, but never dinner. This was to be a treat..it was not, and certainly not worth $85.00.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was great, service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/12/2011
    Food was great, service was a bit slow, and we were put a very awkward table for 2 couples. it was hard to hold a good conversation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My family loved this place.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 10/29/2011
    My family loved this place. Thanks for being so accommodating.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We had a great, romantic evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/26/2011
    We had a great, romantic evening to celebrate our three year anniversary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Ssssssssssslllllooooowwwww Service
    eatmoretreatsVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2011
    Slow service. A 20 minute wait for our drink order. 20 minutes for apps. entrees were timely. 20 minutes to wait for the check after I gave our server my credit card. I think we'll to take-out next time
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  • This was a very disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 9/2/2011
    This was a very disappointing restaurant. From the menu, it looked like there would be a lot of authentic Asian flavors. But the primary flavor in *everything* we ordered was corn syrup. The primary flavor in the hot and sour soup was sugar (really!). It was a huge bowl of soup, but it wasn't hot, it wasn't sour, it was just sweet, that's it. Everything we ordered was sweet. If you're looking for interesting Asian spicing and flavor, forget about this place.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet