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Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 98 06 19 19
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Ranked #7 of 96 Restaurants in Monte-Carlo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $103
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Thai
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Lounge bar and restaurant. Amber lighting, a Zen atmosphere, decor blending fabrics, colors, "objets d'art". Asian fusion cuisine, a subtle blend of Chinese, Thai and Vietnamese influences. A special mention for exceptional cocktails to accompany sushi, maki and sashimi, revisited by the Buddha-Bar.
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Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Coming from Seattle, I am used to having good quality sushi, so I was very surprised to have one of my most favorite sushi experiences in Monaco. Restaurants in Monaco in general are on the expensive side, so Buddha Bar was quite reasonably priced with prices more or less comparable to a high end sushi restaurant in the U.S. I... More

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French Riviera
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80 reviews 80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I wouldn't recommend this place as a "have-to-go" as Monaco features much more special restaurants and refined gastronomy. Nonetheless, Buddha Bar gives the real exotic touch to the Principality and the view on the sea from the terrace make it a lovely place where to enjoy a nice cocktail with hookah. The restaurant also worth a meal, but only when... More

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Astoria oregon
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884 reviews 884 reviews
530 restaurant reviews
387 helpful votes 387 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Food good not really worth the price. There are better places to eat for ones money further up the hill. Less tourists and way more locals as one goes up. Return? No. Recommend? No.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Its definitely one of the places to be seen in Monte Carlo but the staff are rather rude and its nothing special inside

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Doha
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Food are great , especially black cod , lobester is great , but high level of noise dos of loud music , but that is the atmosphere there

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Dined here during grand prix week and really enjoyed the fun atmosphere...decor, service and food were all excellent. You could start and finish your night in this venue...dining upstairs (we had our own section for a private party)...and move your party downstairs if you wish to mingle at the bar area. Very nice.

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Edinburgh
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

Been here twice now, absolutely love it. The atmosphere is fantastic! The food and drinks were amazing, great service from the waiting staff. Food arrived quickly which was good. Music was good and later on live DJ starts - perfect for sitting down in the lounge area with a cocktail! Tip: Reserve a table in advance. We booked for 8pm... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Amazing decor & ambience - stunning food - great service. Only complaint is food came far to quickly before wine arrived so didn't have time to enjoy! (But the first bar where we had pre dinner drinks we waited over 1/2 an hour so i shouldn't complain) Loved the menu and will return to try some other items.

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Tala, Cyprus
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

I invited some friends to impress them and they were indeed impressed. Very nice decor, very polite service. We chose their signature menu and enjoyed every bit of it. Had to bottles of Pouilly Fuissé and paid a total of 500 euros. It was worth it, would definitely go back.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The decor is impressive and the cocktails are very good. No comment on food as didn't order anything to eat. In my view, the music played by the DJ was random, disjointed and detracted from the general experience.

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Additional Information about Buddha Bar

Address: Place du Casino, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
Phone Number: +377 98 06 19 19
Location: Europe  >  Monaco  >  Monte-Carlo
Average Prices: USD 6 - 103
Cuisine: Asian, Japanese, Thai

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