We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Awesome lunch!”
Review of Buddakan

Buddakan
Reserve with OpenTable
Buddakan is not available for your requested time. Choose another time, or search restaurants with availability.
The time you selected has already passed.
Ranked #5 of 406 Restaurants in Atlantic City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $60
Cuisines: Asian
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Arkansas & Boardwalk
Description: Buddakan has been called “a temple of modern Asian cuisine.” But it’s also a testament to the possibilities of inspired design. Upon entering, the first thing one sees is the surreal Asian garden surrounded by multi-level archways and 25-foot trees that seem to grow through rocks, footbridges and the ceiling itself. The dramatic atmosphere and enchanting karma is enhanced by the presence of a gigantic Golden Buddha that watches over the entire restaurant from a head of a 24-foot communal dining room table. The menu portrays an innovative interpretation of Asian Cuisine that matches the ambience in terms of creativity, inspiration and its capacity to satisfy. A delectably imaginative fusion of Chinese, French and Asian styles that results in dishes that exotic yet comforting – all prepared with perfectionist attention to the smallest detail. Buddakan’s spectacular yet dreamlike ambience adds a new dimension to the array of destinations at the Pier at Ceasars.
Reviewed August 5, 2013

We went there for lunch one day and we were so pleasantly surprised at how delicious everything was. A must for lunch or dinner! We had the lunch special - a 3 piece tray which included a salad, dumplings and chicken stir fry. We also tried their pad thai which was delightful! We can't wait to go back!

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Tonsy_78
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (611)
There are newer reviews for Buddakan
See the most recent reviews
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

377 - 381 of 611 reviews

Reviewed August 4, 2013

What a great deal! A selection of Buddakan's quality appetizers and cocktails for five dollars each! The bar was small, but service was great and we felt very welcome. The dining room is beautiful. This was the "find" of our recent trip to AC.

Thank Nancy P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 4, 2013

I Eat at Buddakan in Philly often, it is my go-to place that is not Italian or a steak place where the food is always exceptional. After trying sushi the night before, and being disappointed, we decided to go with the sure thing....slam dunk. The crispy calamari salad first...the small serving big enough three people...then the dumplings and buns (yummy!) then the lo mien. We had reservations at Amada for dinner, otherwise I would have had my favorite donut box for desert.....next time.

Thank PeterfromPhilly
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

As always the food at budadakan is amazing. I have been here, philly, and nyc. Always an experience worth habing.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank Andrea S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

This is a great restaurant to go to for lunch or dinner. Lunch is great here since it is less busy and you still get the great atmosphere and same awesome food. More of a place for adults than for families with kids.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Thank antonrose
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Buddakan also viewed

Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
 
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
Atlantic City, Jersey Shore
 

Been to Buddakan? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing