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1056 Ashford Ave., San Juan 00907, Puerto Rico
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Ranked #111 of 625 Restaurants in San Juan
Price range: $25 - $100
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
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Amazing Latin Asian Fusion food in Puerto Rico! It is a definite go! Food alone is great but the ambience is also very nice if you are looking for an upscale fancier dining option. If you are able to get a table by the window you can enjoy a view of city and the quiet atmosphere lends to the romance.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We had a wonderful time here on our first night in Puerto Rico. It was so yummy. We were not familiar with Dim Sum, and I have a new favorite. We ordered appetizers only, and they were huge! We ordered ceviche (A MUST try... the best ever)!! Pork Belly was fantastic, and tuna tar tar was ok. The cucumber Collins... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The octopus was great, our spring rolls were drenched in grease, the shu mai was not tasty at all! My roll was below mediocre and super super tiny, the churrasco noodles everyone enjoyed along with the rice. The view is the best part of restaurant. The service was below average, overall not worth the $200+ we spent here.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant is in the middle of bustling Condado which make it popular not only to locals but also tourists. If you decide to dine I would keep it simple and try to order as many appetizers as you can. Literally make it a Tapas Night because there tons of exquisite appetizers. I would personally recommend (in order of preference)... More 

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Windermere, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This restaurant is located in the heart of the Condado area. The food and service was outstanding. the restaurant sits on the second level and if you get a window table you look out over a nice park and can do some people watching as you enjoy your meal. There is also an outdoor terrace. Unique cocktail menu and daily... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We decided to eat here as it was close to our hotel, La Concha. Food was delicious. The restaurant itself was very hip and romantic. It isn't a huge place so I can see it getting booked quick. Pricing is reasonable for a nice place to eat. Would eat here again.

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Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I dined here for a birthday celebration and had a good meal. This was our second time dining at Budatai. This time around, I ordered the duck fried rice for the main course. I must say that this was one tasty dish. Succulent pieces of duck are mixed in the rice. The added bonus is that there... More 

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Mars, Pennsylvania
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My wife was celebrating her birthday and received a $150 gift certificate for the Budatai restaurand on Ashford Ave. We had dumplings and calamari for appetisers. She had shrimp fried rice and I had chicken lo mein. The food was good. When we presented the gift certificate, the waitress said that the meal came to $85 and we had to... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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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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