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1 Atlantic Ocean, Atlantic City, NJ 08401-6689 (Arkansas & Boardwalk)
+1 609-674-0100
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
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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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New Jersey
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not impressed at all I go to the Philly one and it's no comparison - Philadelphia is amazing- this was not worth it at all

Thank Jilltheory
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, great service, great food. Try the edamame raviolis they are incredible. The tasting menu really gives a great sampling of all they have to offer for a great price. I've been several times and will keep going back!

Thank Dayletuna
Hamilton, New Jersey
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buddakan is one of the restaurants located in the Pier Shops area. It has a great ambience and there is a huge golden statue of Buddha as you enter the restaurant. It can accommodate large parties as well as small. The service is good and the food is delicious.

Thank raninawaz
Salem, Virginia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Innovative fusion restaurant. Buddakan exceeded my expectations 🙌🏼. This restaurant came highly recommended and they were right!! Excellent food and service

Thank Angeline P
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198 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been to the one in NYC but did not expect the same level of food and service in Atlantic City: it was in both accounts perfect (happy to be wrong!) Our waiters were courteous and prompt. I started with their take on a Moscow mule (with ginger beer, vodka and coconut infused sake: must have!) The shrimp and chicken... More 

1 Thank mkd_travelmania
Cape May, New Jersey
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Buddakan for the first time during Restaurant Week and don't know why we haven't tried it before now. It is a beautifully appointed restaurant with impeccable service. The menu offerings for restaurant week were varied and three of us sampled different dishes. Each person commented favorably and especially enjoyed the sauces which accompanied some of the entrees. Definitely... More 

Thank Yankeesfan79
Abingdon, Maryland
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Restaurant is in the Playground shopping / dining mall. It does not have a view of the Ocean like the other restaurants but the food we had was great. We decided to take the waiters suggestion of the Chef's tasting Menu at $60.00 per person and we were very pleased with each course brought to our table. This was... More 

Thank Tom L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

my birthday dinner was excellent. not only was the food superb but the waiter brian made it really special.

Thank nancybookaholic
Toms River, New Jersey
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269 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to eat here for a long time. Waited for my son to finally visit. The ambience walking in set the stage. Service was attentive and friendly. Great lunch menu. Can get expensive if you drink and add apps and dessert. Go here during restaurant week! Bao bun with shrimp excellent. Duck breast really good. My bento... More 

1 Thank twin123185
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Really good food but expensive. Make sure you have reservations or your in for a good wait. But you can give them your number and they will call you when it's your time to eat if your gambling in the casino

Thank theodore Kingki... k

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
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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