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Budatai

$$$$
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Caribbean, Pacific Rim, Puerto Rican
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1056 Cond Ashford Plz, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
787-725-6919
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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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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Dublin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two colleagues and I visited Budatai while staying in Puerto Rico in July. We ordered starters and mains with drinks. The prices were high, even for the Condado area which can be expensive. The starters, dumplings, a salad and soup were all very salty and we were not very impressed. Mains were ok but again salty and underwhelming! I was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding Asian food, a nice change from the local cuisine. Very cozy and romantic with a wide variety of food. Loved the pork dim sum and the scallops. Generous portions too!

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Thank Randi T
New York
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it our first time, about a year ago. Went back this visit, and was unimpressed. Staff still very friendly; food mediocre. Returned grilled octopus, cause it was "rubbery." The subsequent octopus seemed boiled, although we were assured it was grilled. Pork dumplings, usually great, were drenched in to much sauce. Duck rice with sweet plantains, which I previously loved,... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

While the lunch menu is more limited than the dinner menu, it did not disappoint. The ceviche with lime juice was outstanding, and all the sushi dishes were very fresh. I especially like the spicy tuna and dumpling which had lobster in it. They also had a nice wine selection. For sushi and fresh fish I thought the prices were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

If you're interested in top-rated Asian cuisine with views to match, make a reservation at Budatai, where you can have a wonderful view over the streets of modern part of San Juan and the nearby beach,as you treat yourself to Calamari Frito con Cebollita Dulce and Ahi Tuna for two.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Romantic & creative menu. The staff was friendly, although our waiter was quick & to the point. The manager did come around asking if everything was to our satisfaction. My husband is vegetarian with a few vegetarian options on the menu. We tasted them all & the kitchen ran out of tofu. I had the octopus with fingerling potatoes. Over... More 

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Lincoln Park
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136 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

What an amazing group of individuals at this restaurant. Really impressive. Our group of 50+ showed up and our wires got crossed and they were not expecting our party. But they quickly set up the second floor balcony and bar for us. It was a beautiful establishment with lots of flair. We all had a few drinks it the bar... More 

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Barcelona
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74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The restaurant has a nice view, but not impressive as other reviewers said. It is located in a building on the second floor. It was almost empty and is was somehow noisy and dark.... Food was very good but service a little slow. The waiter was a wine pusher, even mixing different kind of wines in the same glass.....But again,... More 

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Ephrata, Washington
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Staff was friendly and helpful. Menu different with a wide variety of non-traditional oriental foods. Bar features some different cocktails- highly recommend the "Sex and a Smoke"

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San Juan
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Asian fusion cuisine excellent food and service. Welcome to condado, Puerto Rico a great location to vacation and enjoy good food. Budathai is not the exception great food, sushi and The new steak is great. If you have any questions about PR night live ask Jennifer one of the waiters at budathai. Hopefully you have the same great experience we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$25 - $100
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Caribbean, Pacific Rim, Puerto Rican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1056 Cond Ashford Plz, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: 787-725-6919

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?