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1056 Ashford Ave., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
787-725-6919
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Ranked #122 of 615 Restaurants in San Juan
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Asian inspired and found in the high end district of San Juan. There's a warm, romantic atmosphere with unique architecture of San Juan. We tried the pork dumplings and eggrolls for appetizers and both were very good. Had filet mignon which was perfectly cooked! Glazed salmon was wonderful. It's a bit pricy but worth it. Budatai is higher end dining... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

We were only in San Juan for a total of 3 days and as someone who truly enjoys their food, we knew we would have to be rather picky on where we would have our dinners. On recommendation of our hotel, O:live Boutique Hotel, we ventured over to Budatai and were not only bit disappointed. I would suggest sharing a... More

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Atlanta
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We only had appetizers, but the flavors were just crazy. Definately would eat here again. Very nice place and was just across teh street from the hotel.

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Everything I have tried here is great...it is definitely the place to go with friends so you can sample all the small plates..and even main dishes. The Duck Fried Rice is the best fried rice I have ever had and the calamari is delicious! They have a nice cocktail list but I stuck with wine...nice glass for the money for... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
160 reviews 160 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is located a short walk from my condo, so I have dined here countless of times since its opening about seven years ago. Chef Treviño is inventive and creative, even though I sometimes complain about overly sweet and overly salty offerings. Having said this there are several " classics" on the menu that my sig other and I... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We had the pleasure to be here during a birthday party at the top level with a bunch of friends and had an amazing experience. Did not liked the appetizers because all were deep fried; but the sushi, the rice combinations, the noodles and the main dishes were superb. Excellent thai-latin fusion combinations and great service. Will come back to... More

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Orlando, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This restaurant came highly recommended by a few friends and our tour guide, so were were excited to try it out. When we showed up, we did not have reservations but were seated right away. The atmosphere is very dark, romantic and for lack of better words comfortable. The menu was very neat since it was a "fusion" of Asian/Spanish... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We where staying at La Concha right across the street in Condado and were trying to find a nice place for dinner. While looking on TA on our phone we look up and see Budatai on a second floor above a retail space. There were huge windows and they were just cleaning a table right at the window. I said....... More

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Grandvile
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We usually try to not go to the same place twice on a vacation. But this place kept calling us back. You must order the pork dumplings and the ceviche!! The drinks are a bit small and pricey.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited this restaurant on our trip. I am more of the foodie and ordered enough to share with the young couple sitting next to us. Everything was great- from the food, to the drinks, to the service and the ambiance. This is a definite must do when in San Juan.

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Additional Information about Budatai

Address: 1056 Ashford Ave., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: 787-725-6919
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100

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