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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
“edamame ravioli” (57 reviews)
“sea bass” (51 reviews)
“bento box” (23 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Chef’s tasting provided portions of many different dishes. The tasting for 2 started with an appetizer, followed by two courses and then dessert. The appetizer served in a bento box was so good that we could not wait for the other dishes to arrive. In...More

Thank CKRidge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First and foremost our bartender, Mary, was the sweetest ever. She was very knowledable with plate and drink selections. Then the food was delicious. So happy we found this hidden gem.

Thank jenjordan0803
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was all of our first time dining at a Buddakan and the experience was above and beyond our expectations... and for a group of 7 females, that speaks volumes! Made reservations a few days in advance (Open Table) and in the comments, requested a...More

Thank Crissy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't have to follow the 8 fold path, just a lot of walking through Ceaser's to get to the restaurant. It's very dark inside which I don't care for. The service was impeccable, and the food was fabulous. They suggest you share some of the...More

Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Headed there for dinner and what a surprise! Unique entrance. Attentive, but not overbearing attention. Food was wonderful! Intriguing private booths behind our section. Would definitely go back, but don't think I will be in AC again, so may have to try the other locations...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to Buddakan in philadelphia and it is amazing. The AC version does not come close to its sister restaurant. Not worth the money. We ordered a salmon app that tasted like ramen noodles. Our pad Thai had no taste. We did end on...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 11 July 2018

We went for the happy hour. The Senedipity martini was absolutely the best. We also had the edamame raviolis that were very very good. We also tried the pork dumplings which had just the right amount of spice. Last we tried the shrimp buns which...More

Thank cokee98
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Edemame Raviolis, Crab fried rice, and Cilantro martini... Out of this world. Bring some extra$, because this place isn't cheap, but the quality is well worth the large price tag.

Thank Jeffrey J
Reviewed 8 July 2018

We ate here second night in Atlantic City after a less than stellar experience at the re opened American Cut. I have dined at the Philadelphia outpost of Buddakan but this was our first time at this location, though we have eaten at the Continental...More

Thank simmie17
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious food and wonderful atmosphere for a night out! Good location for travelers (close to casinos, Boardwalk) Crispy Calamari Salad (we haven’t ate tender calamari like that since South Africa), Pork Schezuan DimSum, and Black Peppered Beef! Amazing!!!

Thank Rdpena
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phsjr44
18 December 2017|
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Response from KaucasianAsian | Reviewed this property |
I am certain you can call for pick up, but not delivery
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Ajg2670
9 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
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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
US$31 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, 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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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