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1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689 (Arkansas & Boardwalk)
+1 609-674-0100
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:30
Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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102 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Atlantic City. I love how its at the pier and connected to Caesars so it's a short walk over without going outside. We get the tasting menu which is a little bit of everything from the steak which is wasabi crusted to the outstanding melt in your mouth bass. The only thing... More 

Thank EaglesMom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked dinner for two at Buddakan on a recommendation from the maitre'd at the flagship. The service was great Jennifer our waitress was awesome with recommendations , the food and service was awesome. Five stars!

Thank Dharman H
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The tasting menu is simply amazing. It highlights the best of the menu, giving you a taste of multiple appetizers, entrees and desserts. The food just keeps coming! Love the dumplings, the wasbi-crusted beef, the pork loin, and the salmon. And the meal ends with the fried, cream-filled donuts with chocolate dipping sauce!

Thank kimstamps
Downingtown, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We visited the Buddakan during the #50bitesAC promotion/charity event. They served their chicken dumpling It was great. Service was a little slow at first, but was okay afterwards.

Thank DCShaker
Smithville, New Jersey
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118 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for our 7th time! This was a birthday dinner and the food was once again incredible. We tried a couple of new things this time. The lobster fried rice was tasty. It had big chunks of perfectly cooked lobster and lots of fresh herbs. We also tried the creme brûlée and let me tell you it is even... More 

1 Thank Kimberly B
Gurgaon, India
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The food experience at Buddakan was amazing service was good -the pork chops were very well cooked just right ,fillet minion excellent vegetable and chicken dumplings very good all in all a great experience

Thank deepakGurgaon_India
Palm Desert, California
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Decided to go to AC to have dinner and see a show. Stayed at Ceasar's and did a quick review of restaurants. Decided on Buddakan and never regretted the decision for a moment. We had a quiet booth and were attended to quickly. Our first experience here and took the recommendation of the server. We had the filet mignon and... More 

1 Thank John P
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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We totally enjoyed our meals here. It's a bit pricy but worth it. Our waitress was great. She was knowledgeable about the food choices, was attentive and friendly. I which I could remember her name! The atmosphere was amazing. It appears to be outside with stars in the ceiling and the walls made to look like buildings. We will definitely... More 

Thank Joanne E
New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Food was good but didn't wow me. I like the one in NYC better. The server and manager were on point. Nicely presented food. I would recommend for the experience

Thank Chefjtro
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My family of four adults celebrated my wife's birthday at Buddakan, Atlantic City. It was a Wednesday evening so we anticipated that it may not be as busy as a Saturday night. Nonetheless, weekday or not the staff greeted and treated us in a highly professional and respectful manner. We have eaten here on many occasions and have never had... More 

Thank Glenn M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$60
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689
    (Arkansas & Boardwalk)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Atlantic City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-674-0100
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.

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