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Buddha Bar

Kalayaan Avenue | Picar Place, Makati, Luzon 1210, Philippines
+63 2 856 6719
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Bar, International
Kalayaan Avenue | Picar Place, Makati, Luzon 1210, Philippines
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For the record...I really dislike leaving bad reviews. I’m working in Manila and fancied trying some nice restaurants. I’ve been to Buddha Bar in Dubai and that was quite something. So I was hoping for much of the same here. How very different this place...More

1  Thank CafeHog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed , waiting for food 1.30 hour.. Unbelievable.. Have to cancell some dishes Quality of food is so so.. Need improvement very urgent..

Thank Ruchanee N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ambiance is so perfect for dating on the weekdays. Lights are all almost out so quality time together with your lover, friends and family you can keep it all to yourselves. The cool funky Asian music's adds more the bonus. The Dj is awesome. On...More

Thank YukariGlam
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This is my Second visit but still the service and drinks are excellent the staffs are really accomodating and there Signature Cocktails is a mush try. I defenitely Comeback.

5  Thank Angela L
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I visited this restaurant for a dinner with my fiancee. Menu was perfect lots of food choices, service was great with the friendly staff, bar has incredible drinks offered and the cocktails was amazingly found only here. And the ambiance was more than a 5star...More

3  Thank Jordan B
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Visited Buddha Bar with friends for some R&R and tried their signature cocktails "The Ultimate" and "Yin Coco Yang". I must say that these unique cocktails have been infused with a blend of oriental ingredients that you could easily recognize that distinctive Asian taste. We...More

5  Thank AldenM
Reviewed May 30, 2018

For those that are into "Absolutely Fabulous", here's the Buddha Bar of Asia. Amazing is not quite the word. From the moment I walked in, the ambiance of this place dumbfounded me. The staff are very attentive to customers, the music is what you would...More

3  Thank Wayne B
Reviewed May 11, 2018

A very friendly welcoming place to have dinner. All staffs were very well trained, accommodating and helpful (all done with a smile). Everything was handled with efficiency and attention to every detail was given. Food was delicious and the drinks was wonderful while dining. Thanks...More

1  Thank 888Martin_Yu
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

A very cozy and classy place with relaxing music that is a perfect place to chat with friends. Service crew is very accommodating and respectful. I remembered our servers Aki, Dhen and Alyssa who are very responsive to our needs. The place is not actually...More

4  Thank Lisette U
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We have lunch here for a few times with business partners. You must try the Buddha-Bar Manila chicken salad for starters!

2  Thank Warren Joseph M
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January 5, 2015|
Response from TheJawsman |
Your description is too general. I ate at this place and I don't recall a staff member having a mole. The lights are relatively low in this place which does add to the atmosphere. If you really like the staff member so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kalayaan Avenue | Picar Place, Makati, Luzon 1210, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Makati
  • Phone Number: +63 2 856 6719
  • E-mail
Located at Picar Place on Kalayaan Avenue, this establishment is impressively spacious, with two floors, numerous balconies and an outside terrace with a pool, offering local and foreign clients the possibility of enjoying diverse atmospheres. Buddha-Bar Manila highlights Asian culture, with an audacious, subtle and constantly innovative menu. Here, one can enjoy refined and exotic cuisine that has delighted the palates of its visitors as well as a different atmosphere each evening, thanks to diverse theme-based events and parties.
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