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Karma's Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Asian, Thai, Tibetan
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217 Hunter St W, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2L1, Canada
+1 705-748-5451
11:30 - 20:30
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Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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Peterborough, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Just ask your friendly waiter/waitress for food preferences and they will be happy to advise you about the heat in the preparation and whether they can prepare it soft or heavy. Great atmosphere for a couple dining.

Thank Elly H
1 review
Reviewed 6 March 2017

First time at Karma's and I quite enjoyed my meal, the service however was horrendous. Extremely slow, not so friendly waitress who forgot several things for our table and we were the only ones there! I'll be back for take-out but couldn't bear another sitting with the wait staff.

Thank Jen W
Peterborough, Canada
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Probably my favorite place to eat in town....have never had a bad meal here! Love their soups but lots more to chose from here...if you haven't been already, you're missing out. Servings are always generous and place is quite authentic...I have to go back soon, think I just talked myself into it!

Thank renee147
Peterborough, Canada
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Didn't want to cook so headed to Karma. Very friendly staff and good food. I had pho, another diner had satay and we started with vegetable rolls. Very pleasant evening out and I would recommend

Thank travelmom2012
Peterborough, Canada
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This café is well worth the trip to down town. The food is excellent and the staff friendly . A great vegetarian selection.

Thank abluenose2
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had the appetizer platter. It was good but almost everything was fried(if that is a problem with you). Main dishes were good but very little spice. You will have to ask it to be spicy and it still may not be enough. Pricing and service were good.

Thank Scott A
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been going to Karma's since the day he opened, the food is incredible, the updated decor is lovely, he has been making "special dishes" for my daughter since she was only 2, always makes everyone feel very welcome, is extremely conscientious of my severe food allergy (greatly appreciated), the Noodles with Lime Leaves are amazing, always great food!!

Thank J5064WOchristinek
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78 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I entered with my mouth watering with the delicious smells. Ordered the chicken pad thia. A large portion, glad I was hungry. Very tasty, and I ate every bit, with each bite bursting with flavour. Service is fast and friendly, and authentic surroundings feels inviting. I will have to go back to try the Nasi Goreng, a spicy dish.

Thank worldtravelers100
Ottawa, Canada
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Sampled 4 different dishes and every bite got better. The biryani is a definite must as well as the mi gorang. The service was fast and super friendly. The owner/chef even catered to our tastes. Will definitely be coming back and highly recommended!

Thank Hannahbanana613
Peterborough, Canada
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Great, colourful presentation of fresh Thai food and much quicker service than what I've experienced here before. The server was attentive but not intrusive, seemed right in tune with us and perfect pace....perhaps the slow stormy night with few customers allowed for this. While the Tum Yam soup was not what I expected and does not compare to a typical... More 

Thank lmtaillefer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Asian, Thai, Tibetan
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 Hunter St W, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 2L1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Peterborough
  • Phone Number: +1 705-748-5451

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?