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Buddha Ruksa

Map & Directions 3520 S.W. Genesee St.
Seattle, WA 98126
  • Thai
  • Sun, Sat 4pm-10pm, Tue-Fri 11am-10pm
  • MasterCard, Visa
  • Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • None
  • Accepted
  • Street


Seattle Weekly's Description

The instant you walk into Buddha Ruksa, the servers greet you warmly, as if they've been preparing a meal in anticipation of your arrival. The air is rich with the aroma of spices, the dining room adorned with warm colors, candles, and statues of deities. Buddha Ruksa serves classic Thai cuisine, as do countless other restaurants in the city. But it's their signature dishes that bring customers back again and again. Their red curry contains succulent prawns and hearty pieces of pumpkin that come up with almost every dip of the spoon. The crispy garlic chicken, dubbed "crack chicken" by regulars, is sautéed in a savory sauce and served atop a bed of crispy, seasoned basil. Dishes such as these are intended for sharing, but you won't want to. Be prepared to battle your company for every last morsel.

Member Reviews

  • dani191241 wrote a review for Buddha Ruksa
    on 10/06/09

    One of my favorite thai restaurants in Seattle! Great service, great food. Definitely order the fresh rolls!

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Tips from foursquare

  • Eric T. on 10/29/10

    A West Seattle institution for nearly 10 years, Buddha Ruksa's warm and relaxed space serves fresh, delicious Thai curries, fresh rolls, satay and crispy garlic chicken. Get in early to snag a table!

  • Jeff P. on 01/17/10

    Get the crispy garlic chicken.

  • Daniel on 02/08/10

    Located in West Seattle, amazing Thai food!

  • lori r. on 03/19/10

    Crispy garlic chicken is best in all Seattle!

  • Seattle Weekly on 01/28/11

    Try the red curry with succulent prawns and the crispy garlic chicken "crack chicken" as the regulars would say.

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