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Buddakan

1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
+1 609-674-0100
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (47 reviews)
“bento box” (20 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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1 - 10 of 594 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a late night dinner with my boyfriend mid-August. The ambiance was lovely and server was attentive. Tuna spring rolls were awesome and the edamame dumplings were not something I would ever order again. My entree (chicken) was great and cocktails were awesome....More

Thank KayER18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and family have been back to this restaurant annually; dark interior with mysterious star filled sky/ceiling and large budda; we love the Asian cashew Caesar salad and the lobster fried rice; the filet is to die for; service always good and must try the...More

Thank KarenKatz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a quick lunch and the food did not dissapoint. Though a bit smaller than the NYC location, the food and Service were excellent. The sake and cocktail selection is pretty good. Among the top rated restaurants in Atlantic City.

Thank Tony1215
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buddakan is the best Chinese food that I ate ever. No grease, tasty and the portion is just right for all of you. Price is affordable! I would go and eat there whenever I visit Atlantic City!

Thank Vergelia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the chef's tasting menu for 60 dollars per person. Everything was perfectly cooked, service was impeccable, desserts were divine. Decor is funky asian themed with a giant Buddha; tables are tight and the room is a bit noisy, as I expected on a Saturday...More

Thank Trish M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Great food. Fresh and tasty. Good service as well. On the boardwalk. Very good choice in Atlantic City.

Thank kalay221081
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buddakan always impresses friends we bring along. We arrived at 5:30 to avoid the crowds and had very attentive service. My husband and I usually share the small (which is enough for 4 people) Crispy Calamari Salad, an appetizer or side dish, and the Char...More

Thank lynn3003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a special dinner. Excellent meal and service. Loved the atmosphere and selections. Only complaint was it seemed a bit crowed where we sat but not enough to effect my impression/review

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Love, Love, Love this place! The service never disappoints and the atmosphere is awesome. The food is always wonderful. The Calamari salad is a must for the appetizer. We also had mushroom potstickers which were tender and tasty. Dinner is to be shared, and...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the chef's tasting menu which was $60 per person. There were four courses including an appetizer bento box, a shared Caesar salad, pan seared sea bass and wasabi filet mignon for the main course, and a dessert sampler. We loved it all and...More

Thank btravelhappy
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Ajg2670
10 November 2016|
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Response from M D | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe Buddakan offers buffet style meals. It's an upscale, elegant sit-down dinner type of place. The prices are comparable to any upscale restaurant in the area. It's beautiful though especially from the selection... More
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Ronald B
25 August 2015|
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Response from Belinda-Keith | Reviewed this property |
According to their website it's open for business today.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 60
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
    (Arkansas & Boardwalk)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-674-0100
  • E-mail
Description
Buddakan has been called “a temple of modern Asian cuisine.” But it’s also a testament to the possibilities of inspired design. Upon entering, the first thing one sees is the surreal Asian garden surrounded by multi-level archways and 25-foot trees that seem to grow through rocks, footbridges and the ceiling itself. The dramatic atmosphere and enchanting karma is enhanced by the presence of a gigantic Golden Buddha that watches over the entire restaurant from a head of a 24-foot communal dining room table. The menu portrays an innovative interpretation of Asian Cuisine that matches the ambience in terms of creativity, inspiration and its capacity to satisfy. A delectably imaginative fusion of Chinese, French and Asian styles that results in dishes that exotic yet comforting – all prepared with perfectionist attention to the smallest detail. Buddakan’s spectacular yet dreamlike ambience adds a new dimension to the array of destinations at the Pier at Ceasars.
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