About Buddakan - Atlantic City
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.
Hours of Operation:
Mon – Thurs
Lunch 12noon – 3:30pm
Dinner 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Fri and Sat
Dinner All Day 12noon – 11:00pm
Dinner all day 12noon – 10:00pm
Happy Hour Sunday through Friday 3:00pm until 6:00pm (in the bar area only)
Christmas Eve: Dinner Only, Served 12pm-10pm
Christmas Day: Dinner Only, Served 5pm-10pm
New Year's Day: Dinner All Day, Served 12pm-10pm
Arkansas & Boardwalk
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
With delectable cuisine and stellar service, Stephen STARR Events brings the experiences of the wildly successful STARR Restaurants to the world of catering. “Re-inventing” the traditional event, Stephen STARR Events prepares unique chef-driven creations as well as signature selections from the restaurants with menus tailored to each client. For more information on full-service catering for small and large private, social and corporate functions, as well as, quick-service options, please contact Stephen STARR Events at 215.923.2675.
Please Park in the Caesars Parking Lot. We provide $ 5 parking vouchers.
Private Party Facilities:
Please call for details.
Private Party Contact:
Cara Rice: 609-271-0549 x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Buddakan - Atlantic City Ratings and Reviews
Service was knowledgable, but not very a ...
Service was knowledgable, but not very attentive. Some food was great, some was just okay. Not overly impressive.
have written a review in trip advisor.Ve ...
have written a review in trip advisor.Very attentive service but food was average.Place is too dark.Wasabi steak overpowered the taste of the steak,Sea bass was excellent.Salad and rice very good.Appertizers were nothing special.Deserts were okay.This meal should have included coffee or tea.Overall will not return.Food needs to be improved.
Love this place! Food is always on point ...
Love this place! Food is always on point. Edamame ravioli is insane!
Amazing all around from Dim sum through ...
Amazing all around from Dim sum through the desert! My only complaint is that it was hard to find.
Great drinks and quick service. The cho ...
Great drinks and quick service. The chocolate birthday cake for my husband was excellent.
Truly Amazing Experience
My boyfriend and I were in AC to celebrate his 30th birthday. I made the reservation on OpenTable which was so easy and specified that he did NOT like surprises. They brought dessert to the table with a lit candle. Discretely and we appreciated that! The meal was fantastic and the dessert (donuts) were incredible. Perfect for a romantic dinner or a group of friends celebrating.
Consistently spectacular. My favorite r ...
Consistently spectacular. My favorite restaurant. Love everything about it.
Pricey but wonderful food and service . ...
Pricey but wonderful food and service . Despite being a posh spot to eat, they graciously accomodated my children who range from baby to teen.
Food was delicious. Fried fried was so tasty. Romantic ambiance very very very dim lighting.
We had the Chefs tasting menu. The food was amazing and a great value. We had a nice corner booth. Our waiter was very attentive and the manager brought us a class of champagne to toast our anniversary. Would highly recommend Buddakkan Atlantic City
My favorite experience here at Buddakan ...
My favorite experience here at Buddakan is the atmosphere ! It's amazing and the Decor is to die for ! A+++
Amazingly good food and atmosphere. The ...
Amazingly good food and atmosphere. The creme brûlée and the strawberry-lime cheesecake stole the show. I ate the wok cashew chicken and it was delicious. My boyfriend had the duck and he loved it. We had the beef satay as an appetizer and it surprisingly came with tempura veggies which were fantastic. Service was wonderful. It's on the pricier side, but the atmosphere, the variety of dishes, and the great service make it worth the money. Don't miss the opportunity to eat here.
A little hard to find. Otherwise, wonder ...
A little hard to find. Otherwise, wonderful staff, great food, accommodated by a comfortable seating arrangement
It's always a pleasure going to Buddakan.
Whenever we go to Atlantic City we always eat there.
Simply a fantastic evening. The food wa ...
Simply a fantastic evening. The food was amazing and the service was top notch. The entire staff was extremely pleasant and accommodating to our every need. I will definitely be returning
Awesome atmosphere. Seabass, filet and ...
Awesome atmosphere. Seabass, filet and beef were all excellent meals and big enough to share. Great drinks too.
Always a great time...awesome food and s ...
Always a great time...awesome food and service
A great value, and amazing food on the tasting menu. It is more than a taste- it's a meal with all the favorites Buddahkan has to offer. I get this every time, and it never disappoints. I usually have leftovers to take home
Much too dark (had to use our cellphone ...
Much too dark (had to use our cellphone flashlights) and explanation of tasting menu was quite confusing. So many servers not sure who to order what from. Lobster fried rice subpar for the $, rest was very good.
Great food! Not cheap, but worth the pri ...
Great food! Not cheap, but worth the price! Can't wait to go back!
Anniversary party with picky attendants
We were celebrating our 10 year anniversary and Shawn was our waiter for my party of 7. He was very patient and knowledgeable. He did flinch when my aunt asked if there were any kid's menus. (There aren't any.) The décor and atmosphere was beautiful, although my grandparents complained of how dark it was. It is very dark but a flash of your phone on the menu will solve that. The food was spectacular to look at and taste. My very picky family had nothing but good things to say about it. Shawn surprised us with champagne and cake. Thank you Buddakan for helping to make our night very special.
Had lunch here so many times, do not hav ...
Had lunch here so many times, do not have to look at the menu Shared duck w/a friend and lobster fried rice..had these 2 dishes so many times They are that good The lobster fried rice a bowl is $22. Little bits of lobster you had to search for. . After exchanging a few sentences, a new bowl appeared & it was excellent!!!! Lobster juicy, rice warm & fresh it was just made. The waitre3ss handled this perfect even a manager was concerned. Lunch was good and very fresh
The food is amazing!!
The food is amazing!!
Having been there many times before. Qua ...
Having been there many times before. Quality seems to have gone down. Meal was ok.
Was great as usually!!
Was great as usually!!
Took my mom here for her birthday/mother ...
Took my mom here for her birthday/mother's day.. I had requested a booth and they sat us in the opium dens which everyone loved. It has a very nice ambience and it feels more intimate compared to the louder dining area. My boyfriend and I ordered the tasting menu which was absolutely fantastic and cooked to perfection. Drinks were amazing - definitely try the kalamansi gin drink; it's outstanding (even my boyfriend loved it and he only drinks Cabernet or Jack). Sean did a great job waiting on us. Overall, they get 5 stars. Thanks!
My husband and I did the special tasting ...
My husband and I did the special tasting and the timing of each course was wonderful and also the quality and potions were wonderful. Loved it.
Another win at Buddakan
We enjoyed both great food and service. What more can one ask for??
The food was amazing. We had the mid week dinner for two but adjusted for three. Due to health issues I could not have the cesar. The chef was enough to include an extra dumpling with my appetizer.
Great couples place
I love this restaurant! The food and drink was affordable. Went to our first married couples dinner and we loved it. Knowledgeable staff and service.
My husband and I celebrated our annivers ...
My husband and I celebrated our anniversary at Buddakan and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner! The server was very informative, the service was nicely paced, and the food was fantastic. We went with the chef's four course tasting menu and it was delicious! I love getting a little taste of a lot of things. Only little drawback for me was that it was a little dark to see the menu. We only had a tea light on our table. (Says the forty-something who wears readers) We would definitely eat there again!
not traditional but better
My wife and I love asian cuisine...this is not traditional asian cuisine however it is better. The plates are distinct, different and very imaginative. They are all beautifully presented and extremely tasty. The approach to sharing plates served as they come and family style makes for great conversation and a very enjoyable evening meal. The food is great, the service outstanding, the atmosphere is unique and what more can one ask. A great evening for any reason.
We have been to your restaurant many a times in the past and looking forward to our visit again !! Your menu is awesome and the perfectly prepared delicious food to go with it!! The consistency and quality of the food has always been the reason we keep coming back!! Loved it once again!!.
This Atlantic City restaurant was a very pleasant surprise. The dishes were prepared well and we were given ample servings. The ambience is suitable for special location or just a normal dinner. We were provided excellent service as well.
We were celebrating my boyfriends birthd ...
We were celebrating my boyfriends birthday. We had Jordan as a server. He was awesome and made the experience ever better! Food was fabulous. Just an all around great time!
Everything at this restaurant was amazi ...
Everything at this restaurant was amazing. Filet mignon, sea bass, dumplings, pad Thai... simply perfect.
I went with my daughter for the second time . We loved it last year so we decided to return. The appetizers were delicious, specifically the pork and shrimp dumplings. I had the pork for the main dish. The meat was tender and cooked perfectly . I was not a huge fan of the Chinese broccoli it was served over. I found it to be quite tough and stringy. We ordered the zen -full donuts for dessert which were amazing!
Buddakan is always a great experience. O ...
Buddakan is always a great experience. On our most recent visit, we tried the tasting menu for the first time and are glad that we did. Also, the specialty cocktails are worth a try in my experience
Get the Chef’s Tasting Menu
This was our first time at the restaurant and there was so much I wanted to try that getting the Chef’s Tasting Menu for Two made sense. For $60 per person we each got an appetizer with three items, a large Asian Caesar salad to share, three entrees to share and three desserts to share. The highlights included the Wasabi Filet (melt in your mouth and not an overpowering wasabi flavor) and the Sea Bass (wonderful teriyaki flavor). My husband loved the dumplings and I loved the edamame ravioli for appetizers. We absolutely agreed on the entrees but hubby wasn’t a dessert fan. I personally loved the banana dessert and the crème brule (the donuts had a weird filling we didn’t dig). The menu also included free espresso, coffee or tea which complimented the dessert offerings. It was a quiet night during the week but our waitress was great. I didn’t love my first drink and they were quick to replace it for free (once I reminded them to take it off the bill). This was more than enough food for two people and most was really delicious. Great first introduction to the menu and would love to go back.
Great dinner always a good meal
Visited AC for a couples weekend and scheduled our dinner for Saturday night at Buddakan. The food was great the drinks were just as great especially when sharing the experience with good friends.
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