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Budatai

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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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Toa Alta
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoy all the Rest. Valet parking just perfect, Food Amazing perfect, Server was so perfect and amazing, he know all the recipes and explain with a lot of details, as i don't know a lot of Asian food. We repeat it a second time same week. If you want to get a romantic and a nice Dinner this is... More 

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Thank 659felixv
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Budatai is never a disappointment, every time I visit the dishes come with a new twist. Expensive but worth the experience!

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Thank Katarina R
McKinney, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing way to taste Asian variants with really good veggie options. Spring rolls were totally awesome and so was the main course

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Thank Balakrishnan_N
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I haven't been a Budatai for 5 years so being in San Juan decided to visit it again. The ahi Tuna is just fantastic. Ambience is a bit noisy for an oldi like me but the food so tasty. Arnaldo and Joseph assisted me and advice me just as I needed. Great place!

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Thank Boris B
Katy, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very romantic atmosphere. We had the chicken potstickers appetizer which was delicious. We also had El Churrasco con Hu Fun. This dish was amazing. It was cooked perfectly. It was a little expensive, but worth it. Thanks to Robert from Rico sun tours who recommended it.

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Thank melissa10ryan
Dublin
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 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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Thank MirDublinDublin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 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 July 1, 2016 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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Thank barrique01
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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1 Thank tchdown99
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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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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
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view
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?