Buddakan

★★★★☆
  • 325 Chestnut St

    Philadelphia, PA 19106

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  • 215-574-9440

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  • $$$
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M-Th 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-11pm, F 11:30am-2:30pm, 5pm-midnight, Sa 5pm-midnight, Su 4pm-10pm
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We love this place!

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★★★★★

We love this place!

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I drank before dinner was served, since they messed it up not once but twice

3
★★★★★

I drank before dinner was served, since they messed it up not once but twice

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overpriced overpriced overpriced $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

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I find Buddakan to be overrated and overpriced. The food is good but its not like you can't get good food at a million other places in Philly. Skip this one.

3
★★★★★

I find Buddakan to be overrated and overpriced. The food is good but its not like you can't get good food at a million other places in Philly. Skip this one.

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Buddakan offers the best cuisine in Philly. Nice ambiance and excellent staff. A highly recommended place to dine in.

5
★★★★★

Buddakan offers the best cuisine in Philly. Nice ambiance and excellent staff. A highly recommended place to dine in.

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I came here to celebrate my very good friend's upcoming wedding. It was a few days away, and we wanted to make sure she was at a place she loved, so she brought us to Buddakan, because this is where she met her fiancee. He was working that

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★★★★★

I came here to celebrate my very good friend's upcoming wedding. It was a few days away, and we wanted to make sure she was at a place she loved, so she brought us to Buddakan, because this is where she met her fiancee. He was working that

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I've been a fan of this place for years. Everything they serve is absolutely delicious and they never disappoint. The siignature drinks are creative and delish. I had my bachelorette dinner here some years back and there was a mishap

3
★★★★★

I've been a fan of this place for years. Everything they serve is absolutely delicious and they never disappoint. The siignature drinks are creative and delish. I had my bachelorette dinner here some years back and there was a mishap

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Made reservations for a large party of 20 on July 20. Sat at the large table in front of the Budda. Everything was going well until one of the guest found hair in his food. That was totally unsavory and shocking. Told the wait staff and they called over the manager over. We did not get the manager's name, but he was slender with a shorn hair style and was wearing a pink tie that night. He came over and did not apologize for the incident. He only told our guest the kitchen staff covers their hair so nothing like this could happen. Our guest was made to feel as if the manager was implying he was lying. He made no concessions to our guest. Since this was a large party, a deposit was already made and we had a prix fix menu. The bill was over $2,000. I feel this is not acceptable for a restaurant of Buddakan's caliber to have this occur. It would have made a huge difference if the manager had been more accommodating. Not once did he come over and ask how we thought of the food or the service throughout our entire dining experience. Our server was the only one that attempted to remedy the situation by offering a complimentary drink to our guest. The manager had an unapproachable manner and condescending demeanor. Management needs to stop acting like the patrons our lucky to get a table at Buddakan. The restaurant is not what it was in their hay day. Most patrons are tourist and don't know any better. For the same price, you can go to a better restaurant that will be hair free.

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★☆☆☆☆

Made reservations for a large party of 20 on July 20. Sat at the large table in front of the Budda. Everything was going well until one of the guest found hair in his food. That was totally unsavory and shocking. Told the wait staff and they called over the manager over. We did not get the manager's name, but he was slender with a shorn hair style and was wearing a pink tie that night. He came over and did not apologize for the incident. He only told our guest the kitchen staff covers their hair so nothing like this could happen. Our guest was made to feel as if the manager was implying he was lying. He made no concessions to our guest. Since this was a large party, a deposit was already made and we had a prix fix menu. The bill was over $2,000. I feel this is not acceptable for a restaurant of Buddakan's caliber to have this occur. It would have made a huge difference if the manager had been more accommodating. Not once did he come over and ask how we thought of the food or the service throughout our entire dining experience. Our server was the only one that attempted to remedy the situation by offering a complimentary drink to our guest. The manager had an unapproachable manner and condescending demeanor. Management needs to stop acting like the patrons our lucky to get a table at Buddakan. The restaurant is not what it was in their hay day. Most patrons are tourist and don't know any better. For the same price, you can go to a better restaurant that will be hair free.

Pros: None

Cons: Hair in Food

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My friends and I went to Buddakan last Saturday night. Not expecting to get a table without a reservation, we decided to sit at the bar. We went to the upstairs bar, where it was less crowded and you didn't have to worry about someone standing behind you ordering drinks. Ariana, our bartender, was really cool. We decided to eat at the bar, instead of waiting for a table. Dinner was great. The crab sticky rice, calamari salad, and aged beef were my favorites. We all agreed that it was a place we had to come back to more often.

2
★★★★★

My friends and I went to Buddakan last Saturday night. Not expecting to get a table without a reservation, we decided to sit at the bar. We went to the upstairs bar, where it was less crowded and you didn't have to worry about someone standing behind you ordering drinks. Ariana, our bartender, was really cool. We decided to eat at the bar, instead of waiting for a table. Dinner was great. The crab sticky rice, calamari salad, and aged beef were my favorites. We all agreed that it was a place we had to come back to more often.

Pros: cool atmosphere, great food, nice staff

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The guest service attendant made it seem like this was the only restaurant in Philly. The restaurant attendant made it seem like you have to wait an eternity to ever eat in front of a big gigant buddha.

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★★☆☆☆

The guest service attendant made it seem like this was the only restaurant in Philly. The restaurant attendant made it seem like you have to wait an eternity to ever eat in front of a big gigant buddha.

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Loved this place. Been there now four-five times and each time is unique and special. The steak is fab,the lobster is great and I adore the choice of Saki!!

2
★★★★☆

Loved this place. Been there now four-five times and each time is unique and special. The steak is fab,the lobster is great and I adore the choice of Saki!!

Pros: fabulous place

Cons: parking is difficult

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MOST AMAZING FOOD I HAVE EVER HAD IN MY LIFE. Everything I eat there is better than the last thing. It's slightly pricey, but served family style so you can be a recessionista if needed. Drinks are also amazing...I recommend the Geisha.

5
★★★★★

MOST AMAZING FOOD I HAVE EVER HAD IN MY LIFE. Everything I eat there is better than the last thing. It's slightly pricey, but served family style so you can be a recessionista if needed. Drinks are also amazing...I recommend the Geisha.

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It's a neat looking restaurant but that is where the thrill wears off. The food is underwhelming, overrated and overpriced. You do better to buy a bottle of sake and get some asian takeout from Chinatown and find a romantic place to eat it than waste your hard-earned dollar at Buddakan.

We had crispy duck salad (more like chewy duck salad), duck "tacos", dried out chicken in a way-too-salty sauce, filet which was more expensive than it should be for how tough it was. The dessert "doughnuts" with dipping sauces were good but I can get them fresher at my local chinese buffet.

Our waitress was superb but other than that, pick someplace else to fill your stomach..

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★☆☆☆☆

It's a neat looking restaurant but that is where the thrill wears off. The food is underwhelming, overrated and overpriced. You do better to buy a bottle of sake and get some asian takeout from Chinatown and find a romantic place to eat it than waste your hard-earned dollar at Buddakan.

We had crispy duck salad (more like chewy duck salad), duck "tacos", dried out chicken in a way-too-salty sauce, filet which was more expensive than it should be for how tough it was. The dessert "doughnuts" with dipping sauces were good but I can get them fresher at my local chinese buffet.

Our waitress was superb but other than that, pick someplace else to fill your stomach..

Pros: atmosphere

Cons: overpriced

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Went with 13 people for a dinner after graduation. Because we were such a large group they made us eat what they wanted to feed us, and we didn't even get menus. We were pretty much taste testers with the plates they brought to the table. And when the bill came it was over $1300. $100 per person. I will never go back, they are a rip off. Especially with the economy the way it is today. Bye-bye Budda!

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★★☆☆☆

Went with 13 people for a dinner after graduation. Because we were such a large group they made us eat what they wanted to feed us, and we didn't even get menus. We were pretty much taste testers with the plates they brought to the table. And when the bill came it was over $1300. $100 per person. I will never go back, they are a rip off. Especially with the economy the way it is today. Bye-bye Budda!

Pros: food was tasty

Cons: tasty but not worth the price

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Tonight was a birthday celebration for my girlfriend. I had previously eaten at Buddakan for lunch, and it was good. Tonight, however was a different story.
First, the appetizer special, a duck confit spring roll, was not what I expected, as it was greasy and soft. Additionally, the lobster crepes were too thick and the lobster was overcooked, again, not what I expected at all. The duck entree, which I ordered medium rare, was presented at a well done temperature, and the salad that accompanied the duck was dressed with only rice wine vinegar. However, I can say that the spoon bread was the best that I have ever had.
The service was exceptional.

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★★★☆☆

Tonight was a birthday celebration for my girlfriend. I had previously eaten at Buddakan for lunch, and it was good. Tonight, however was a different story.
First, the appetizer special, a duck confit spring roll, was not what I expected, as it was greasy and soft. Additionally, the lobster crepes were too thick and the lobster was overcooked, again, not what I expected at all. The duck entree, which I ordered medium rare, was presented at a well done temperature, and the salad that accompanied the duck was dressed with only rice wine vinegar. However, I can say that the spoon bread was the best that I have ever had.
The service was exceptional.

Pros: Great Atmosphere

Cons: Food

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I used to live nearby & went here often. The food & service is always good. Although I would say it used to be even better. Still, it is probably my favorite pan asian in the city. Not to chef: put the duck fried rice back on the menu! Thanks

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★★★★☆

I used to live nearby & went here often. The food & service is always good. Although I would say it used to be even better. Still, it is probably my favorite pan asian in the city. Not to chef: put the duck fried rice back on the menu! Thanks

Pros: food service

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The food was great and service was awesome. They offered to put up the gift basket we made for a friend as we were there celebrating her pregnacy. I especially loved the lamb chops.

2
★★★★★

The food was great and service was awesome. They offered to put up the gift basket we made for a friend as we were there celebrating her pregnacy. I especially loved the lamb chops.

Pros: great food and customer service

Cons: none

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The food here is even more scrumptious than the relaxed atmosphere! I promise, you could order every course of your meal blind-folded and you'll enjoy each dish set before you (of course using judgement where allergies are concerned). One plug I must push is their Green Tea Cheesecake that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Each seperate sauce plays an important part in the experience. Indiviually, yummy but collectively it provides a delectable symphony that your tastbuds will thank you for bite after bite.

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★★★★★

The food here is even more scrumptious than the relaxed atmosphere! I promise, you could order every course of your meal blind-folded and you'll enjoy each dish set before you (of course using judgement where allergies are concerned). One plug I must push is their Green Tea Cheesecake that is OUT OF THIS WORLD! Each seperate sauce plays an important part in the experience. Indiviually, yummy but collectively it provides a delectable symphony that your tastbuds will thank you for bite after bite.

Pros: Excellent ambience, food and service

Cons: A little too noisy when the place is packed

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I have been to Buddakan 2 times so far and I plan on going back! The style/decor is awesome! The food is super fresh and the service is great. They are very personable and will help you make a decision if you don't know what to order... It's great to go for a romantic evening or with a group! The food is for sharing which is great. The desserts are awesome too! Cocktail of choice - Sangria! Steven Starr restaurants are always awesome - can never go wrong!

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★★★★★

I have been to Buddakan 2 times so far and I plan on going back! The style/decor is awesome! The food is super fresh and the service is great. They are very personable and will help you make a decision if you don't know what to order... It's great to go for a romantic evening or with a group! The food is for sharing which is great. The desserts are awesome too! Cocktail of choice - Sangria! Steven Starr restaurants are always awesome - can never go wrong!

Pros: Everything!

Cons: None!

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I have been dining at Buddakan a couple times a year since the late 90's. I have always been a great fan of the upscale yet casual (family style) mode of dining. Even after 10 years, the space is trendy and in touch without being overbearing on the trend factor. We had sat night reservations at 7 and were promptly seated upon arrival.

My girlfriend and I started off with the ceviche trio that was on special. The fish was properly sliced and the flavour and texture was spot on. Loved the fluke with halapeno and tangerine. The texture of the fluke coupled with the sweetness of the tangerine and appropriately counteracted the heat of the halapeno. For entrees we had the shrimp pad thai which was tasty yet light on heat (not what you would get at a thai restaurant) and the dry aged beef. Th portions are huge so we opted for the small portion of beef (still 8-9oz.) The Beef was accompanied with frites and caramelized onion soy sauce. I have always been a fan of this dish and it is very good for sharing as the steak is perfectly sliced (not to mention perfectly cooked.) For dessert we had the chocolate bento box. It is simply justified gluttony at this point but oh so good. Service was attentive, prompt and not overbearing.

Buddakan has been a good faithful choice for a non formal night out for ages and will contnue to.....

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★★★★★

I have been dining at Buddakan a couple times a year since the late 90's. I have always been a great fan of the upscale yet casual (family style) mode of dining. Even after 10 years, the space is trendy and in touch without being overbearing on the trend factor. We had sat night reservations at 7 and were promptly seated upon arrival.

My girlfriend and I started off with the ceviche trio that was on special. The fish was properly sliced and the flavour and texture was spot on. Loved the fluke with halapeno and tangerine. The texture of the fluke coupled with the sweetness of the tangerine and appropriately counteracted the heat of the halapeno. For entrees we had the shrimp pad thai which was tasty yet light on heat (not what you would get at a thai restaurant) and the dry aged beef. Th portions are huge so we opted for the small portion of beef (still 8-9oz.) The Beef was accompanied with frites and caramelized onion soy sauce. I have always been a fan of this dish and it is very good for sharing as the steak is perfectly sliced (not to mention perfectly cooked.) For dessert we had the chocolate bento box. It is simply justified gluttony at this point but oh so good. Service was attentive, prompt and not overbearing.

Buddakan has been a good faithful choice for a non formal night out for ages and will contnue to.....

Pros: Fun alternative to a formal fine dining restaurant

Cons: The scene is very active, so it will not afford intimacy for a special occasion

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I have been there several times and I always love the food. Great place for big parties or to go after work. I would definitely recommend if you are looking for a fun place that also has good food.

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★★★★★

I have been there several times and I always love the food. Great place for big parties or to go after work. I would definitely recommend if you are looking for a fun place that also has good food.

Pros: food

Cons: none

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I decided to take my fiance to Buddakan for a last minute Valentine's dinner . It ended up being a great decision. We had no reservations but the hostess [ Janine ?] welcomed us and assured that it would definetly be worth the wait and then directed us to the bar . The drinks were a bit expensive but the bartender couldn't have been nicer , considering it was busy . We were seated sooner then expected and we were lead to a quaint table near the bar . We devoured a calamari filled salad which our server recomended we try . It was large enough for us to share , with some to spare . It was very flavorful and fresh tasting! The salmon was incredible which was accompanied by several rolls of delicious cream cheese sushi . The desserts sounded quite original . We decided on the donuts , which came out warm and delicious , with a trio of dipping sauces to try. The price for a wonderful night out was well worth it ! We left happy and full ! I would definetly go to this restaurant again . A great place for a romantic dinner .

2
★★★★☆

I decided to take my fiance to Buddakan for a last minute Valentine's dinner . It ended up being a great decision. We had no reservations but the hostess [ Janine ?] welcomed us and assured that it would definetly be worth the wait and then directed us to the bar . The drinks were a bit expensive but the bartender couldn't have been nicer , considering it was busy . We were seated sooner then expected and we were lead to a quaint table near the bar . We devoured a calamari filled salad which our server recomended we try . It was large enough for us to share , with some to spare . It was very flavorful and fresh tasting! The salmon was incredible which was accompanied by several rolls of delicious cream cheese sushi . The desserts sounded quite original . We decided on the donuts , which came out warm and delicious , with a trio of dipping sauces to try. The price for a wonderful night out was well worth it ! We left happy and full ! I would definetly go to this restaurant again . A great place for a romantic dinner .

Cons: noisy

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I chose Buddakan for my boyfriend's birthday. Neither of us had been there before. It was a bit pricey ($225 for 2), but the sophistication and unique flavors of the food lived up to it. We started off with the kobe beef appetizer and a special-of-the-day sashimi yellowtail tuna appetizer - YUM. They were both so flavorful with great texture. Following this, we elected to share the angry lobster (taking advice from a review I had read on this website). It was plenty big enough for two - succulent, and so creatively plated. My only problem with this place (and I had also read this on this site) was that when it was time for dessert (which we would have normally passed on because we were so full), the dessert came out with no sparkler. That really let me down, as I had reminded them twice, even on that very day when they had called me to confirm the reservation, and I had sat there during dinner watching 3 other sparkler desserts being delivered. I couldn't really say anything when we arrived, obviously, as it was a surprise. I brought it up with the host as I was leaving, and he made an excuse that it had been so busy when we came in that it was his fault - he hadn't alerted the waiter . He gave me his card and told me if there was ever anything he could do for me, like a reservation on a busy night, he would do it. Sorry, but it's not the kind of place I can afford to go to regularly, and nothing can make up for the nearly perfect night that they had messed up. A coupon for a percentage off a future visit would have been more classy and made me more apt to come back. Presently, I have mixed feelings. As far as the food goes, however, 5 stars.

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★★★★☆

I chose Buddakan for my boyfriend's birthday. Neither of us had been there before. It was a bit pricey ($225 for 2), but the sophistication and unique flavors of the food lived up to it. We started off with the kobe beef appetizer and a special-of-the-day sashimi yellowtail tuna appetizer - YUM. They were both so flavorful with great texture. Following this, we elected to share the angry lobster (taking advice from a review I had read on this website). It was plenty big enough for two - succulent, and so creatively plated. My only problem with this place (and I had also read this on this site) was that when it was time for dessert (which we would have normally passed on because we were so full), the dessert came out with no sparkler. That really let me down, as I had reminded them twice, even on that very day when they had called me to confirm the reservation, and I had sat there during dinner watching 3 other sparkler desserts being delivered. I couldn't really say anything when we arrived, obviously, as it was a surprise. I brought it up with the host as I was leaving, and he made an excuse that it had been so busy when we came in that it was his fault - he hadn't alerted the waiter . He gave me his card and told me if there was ever anything he could do for me, like a reservation on a busy night, he would do it. Sorry, but it's not the kind of place I can afford to go to regularly, and nothing can make up for the nearly perfect night that they had messed up. A coupon for a percentage off a future visit would have been more classy and made me more apt to come back. Presently, I have mixed feelings. As far as the food goes, however, 5 stars.

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I went here with my boyfriend for his birthday and loved it!!! We started at the bar where I got a drink called "Geisha" which was wonderful and fruity (great for the ladies). The wait staff was extremely friendly and attentive. We ordered kobe beef satay and edamame ravioli. The kobe beef was great and came with vegetable tempura which I love. We ordered the edamame ravioli because of all the rave reviews on the website, but I didn't like those at all. I have always enjoyed edamame at japanese restaurants but the cheese was very overwhelming. We then shared the angry lobster which was pricey at $75 but completely worth it. Dont let them fool you! I asked the waitress if it was enough for two people and she said maybe - well my boyfriend and I were stuffed and still had some left to take home. It was incredible! It had huge chunks of lobster and veggies like bok choy, cauliflower, red peppers, brocolli and carrots. YUM! and on the bottom was a very generous layer of lobster mashed potatoes. We then had the chocolate bento box - which totally lived up to my expectations! They even brought it with a sparkler because it was my boyfriends birthday. The bill was $127 - 160 with tip. But I definitely think it was worth it. YOU MUST GO HERE IF YOU ARE IN PHILLY!!!

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★★★★★

I went here with my boyfriend for his birthday and loved it!!! We started at the bar where I got a drink called "Geisha" which was wonderful and fruity (great for the ladies). The wait staff was extremely friendly and attentive. We ordered kobe beef satay and edamame ravioli. The kobe beef was great and came with vegetable tempura which I love. We ordered the edamame ravioli because of all the rave reviews on the website, but I didn't like those at all. I have always enjoyed edamame at japanese restaurants but the cheese was very overwhelming. We then shared the angry lobster which was pricey at $75 but completely worth it. Dont let them fool you! I asked the waitress if it was enough for two people and she said maybe - well my boyfriend and I were stuffed and still had some left to take home. It was incredible! It had huge chunks of lobster and veggies like bok choy, cauliflower, red peppers, brocolli and carrots. YUM! and on the bottom was a very generous layer of lobster mashed potatoes. We then had the chocolate bento box - which totally lived up to my expectations! They even brought it with a sparkler because it was my boyfriends birthday. The bill was $127 - 160 with tip. But I definitely think it was worth it. YOU MUST GO HERE IF YOU ARE IN PHILLY!!!

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We went there on a Thursday evening and were seated upstairs. It was really loud - the music was a little overbearing, we could barely hear each other. The food was good, but we didn't think it was anything very special. The best parts of the meal were the drinks and the dessert. It wasn't great enough to warrant a second try for the price.

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★★★☆☆

We went there on a Thursday evening and were seated upstairs. It was really loud - the music was a little overbearing, we could barely hear each other. The food was good, but we didn't think it was anything very special. The best parts of the meal were the drinks and the dessert. It wasn't great enough to warrant a second try for the price.

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My boyfriend and I have been to Buddakan several times. It's not exactly in our price range, but we are willing to splurge every few months for the experience. I order the duck every time-- it's full of flavor and tender and absolutely delicious. I've only eaten duck at one other restaurant in my life-- Tangerine, another Starr restaurant, and I didn't like it there. Now I don't think I will ever eat duck anywhere else besides Buddakan! The rest of the food is delicious as well. The ambience is an experience in itself, with the dim lights and giant Buddha towering over a brightly lit main table. It does tend to get loud in there during peak times. It also seems to be less of a family place and more for couples and groups of friends. But we did eat at the Buddakan on the boardwalk in Atlantic City last week and there were lots of families with kids there, so I guess it just depends on where you go.

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★★★★★

My boyfriend and I have been to Buddakan several times. It's not exactly in our price range, but we are willing to splurge every few months for the experience. I order the duck every time-- it's full of flavor and tender and absolutely delicious. I've only eaten duck at one other restaurant in my life-- Tangerine, another Starr restaurant, and I didn't like it there. Now I don't think I will ever eat duck anywhere else besides Buddakan! The rest of the food is delicious as well. The ambience is an experience in itself, with the dim lights and giant Buddha towering over a brightly lit main table. It does tend to get loud in there during peak times. It also seems to be less of a family place and more for couples and groups of friends. But we did eat at the Buddakan on the boardwalk in Atlantic City last week and there were lots of families with kids there, so I guess it just depends on where you go.

Pros: Excellent food, good service, open late, good ambience

Cons: Expensive

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This was one of the best meals we had while visiting Philadelphia. (We found it on the gophila site). The decor is fabulous, and because our reservations were for an early lunch, we got a great table. Probably wouldn't have had that table if it had been a weekend evening. Everything we had was delicious, but our favorite believe it or not, was the lobster fried rice. This is not the ubiquitous fried rice in most asian restaurants. It had some really complex flavors, and was light, not oily. My husband, who generally detests most "Chinese" food, was really wowed by it. I had the big bowl of wonton soup, which I rarely order because it's usually just a bowl of salty chicken broth, but I had a feeling this might be different, and it was. Chock full of dumplings, pork and greens. My son had the miso, which is also often pretty uninteresting, but this was delicious, too. It's not a cheap lunch, but in our opinion, well worth it. It was a great experience all around, and I'm anxious to try the Buddakan in NYC now. Service was also good. Professional, and prompt.

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★★★★★

This was one of the best meals we had while visiting Philadelphia. (We found it on the gophila site). The decor is fabulous, and because our reservations were for an early lunch, we got a great table. Probably wouldn't have had that table if it had been a weekend evening. Everything we had was delicious, but our favorite believe it or not, was the lobster fried rice. This is not the ubiquitous fried rice in most asian restaurants. It had some really complex flavors, and was light, not oily. My husband, who generally detests most "Chinese" food, was really wowed by it. I had the big bowl of wonton soup, which I rarely order because it's usually just a bowl of salty chicken broth, but I had a feeling this might be different, and it was. Chock full of dumplings, pork and greens. My son had the miso, which is also often pretty uninteresting, but this was delicious, too. It's not a cheap lunch, but in our opinion, well worth it. It was a great experience all around, and I'm anxious to try the Buddakan in NYC now. Service was also good. Professional, and prompt.

Pros: Decor, Food

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My husband and I went to Buddakan last night for our first wedding anniversary. Even though there were people all around us and it was slightly loud, it was a romantic atmosphere. We started with the chicken dumplings, and then had the lamb chops and wok cashew chicken as our entrees. The portions were large, which I didn't expect at an upscale restaurant like this one. It was served family-style on large plates so we shared the entrees between the two of us. We had creme brulee for dessert which was amazing! Overall service was good, although when I called to make my reservation I told them it was my anniversary and they said they would put sparklers in our food and they didn't. I was a little disappointed in that, but it didn't affect how I feel about the restaurant.

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★★★★☆

My husband and I went to Buddakan last night for our first wedding anniversary. Even though there were people all around us and it was slightly loud, it was a romantic atmosphere. We started with the chicken dumplings, and then had the lamb chops and wok cashew chicken as our entrees. The portions were large, which I didn't expect at an upscale restaurant like this one. It was served family-style on large plates so we shared the entrees between the two of us. We had creme brulee for dessert which was amazing! Overall service was good, although when I called to make my reservation I told them it was my anniversary and they said they would put sparklers in our food and they didn't. I was a little disappointed in that, but it didn't affect how I feel about the restaurant.

Pros: food, large portions, atmosphere

Cons: forgot sparklers (although not a big deal)

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My husband and I went in to Buddakan for our 5th anniversary. I have only been in with large groups so I was a little skeptical about coming in for a romantic dinner for two. We sat on the second floor right along the glass and I would recommend that spot to any couple looking for a great night out. It was perfect. Beautiful view and much more intimate than I expected. Everyone was so nice and friendly. The service was outstanding and everything we ordered was extraordinary. The filet and the shrimp are definite must orders. For dessert we had the chocolate tart. The Big O. Seriously. I think my husband was jealous.

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★★★★★

My husband and I went in to Buddakan for our 5th anniversary. I have only been in with large groups so I was a little skeptical about coming in for a romantic dinner for two. We sat on the second floor right along the glass and I would recommend that spot to any couple looking for a great night out. It was perfect. Beautiful view and much more intimate than I expected. Everyone was so nice and friendly. The service was outstanding and everything we ordered was extraordinary. The filet and the shrimp are definite must orders. For dessert we had the chocolate tart. The Big O. Seriously. I think my husband was jealous.

Pros: Everything!

Cons: None that I can think of.... although I still might be in my food coma.

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I went there with my wife, my 3-year-son and a friend on a Saturday evening. It was 5pm and the place was not busy yet.
We wanted to sit near the Buddha statue on the first floor, but they sat us upstairs in a corner right in front of the bathroom entrance, eventhough half the tables on first floor was empty.
The dishes arrived so fast, like 5 minutes after we ordered. We wondered if it was cooked earlier before we arrived and then they just heat it up for us. Maybe someone else cancelled the order and they just passed it on to us.
Then as the food was brought in, my baby started crying and yelling. The manager had the nerve to come over and said to my wife: "Ma'am, can you take it outside."
My wife didn't even get a chance to finish her dinner and had to take our baby out. It was such a shock to me that I couldn't think straight at that time. I foolishly finished my dinner, paid the bill and left to meet my wife outside.
If I could do it all over again, I would have asked my wife to remain seated as my baby has every right to be in that place as anyone else. If they insisted that we take our baby out, then we could have just walked out without finishing our dinner and without bothering to pay the bill, since we are being kicked out.
This restaurant is not baby friendly. It's like those days when we see signs hanging out in some restaurants that says: "Colored People are not served here."
They might as well hang out a sign that says: "Babies are not welcomed here."

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★☆☆☆☆

I went there with my wife, my 3-year-son and a friend on a Saturday evening. It was 5pm and the place was not busy yet.
We wanted to sit near the Buddha statue on the first floor, but they sat us upstairs in a corner right in front of the bathroom entrance, eventhough half the tables on first floor was empty.
The dishes arrived so fast, like 5 minutes after we ordered. We wondered if it was cooked earlier before we arrived and then they just heat it up for us. Maybe someone else cancelled the order and they just passed it on to us.
Then as the food was brought in, my baby started crying and yelling. The manager had the nerve to come over and said to my wife: "Ma'am, can you take it outside."
My wife didn't even get a chance to finish her dinner and had to take our baby out. It was such a shock to me that I couldn't think straight at that time. I foolishly finished my dinner, paid the bill and left to meet my wife outside.
If I could do it all over again, I would have asked my wife to remain seated as my baby has every right to be in that place as anyone else. If they insisted that we take our baby out, then we could have just walked out without finishing our dinner and without bothering to pay the bill, since we are being kicked out.
This restaurant is not baby friendly. It's like those days when we see signs hanging out in some restaurants that says: "Colored People are not served here."
They might as well hang out a sign that says: "Babies are not welcomed here."

Pros: Food are served within 5 minutes of ordering it. Either the chefs are fast cooker or the food was kept from last night and was heated up for us.

Cons: Restaurant is not baby friendly. Babies are not welcomed. Any baby that cries or yell will be asked to leave.

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This is a nice place with fairly prompt waitstaff, bustling bar scene and the ambiance of a trendy place. Definitely nice place if I were to meet somebody. However, in their attempt to re-create the Asian dishes, things were not executed well. While my dishes were average, the black cod came out undercooked while the waitstaff claimed undercooking it is the norm. I have no problems with rare Tuna. The only problem with cod is that I ocassionally encounter parasites (large worms) when I cook them, so the chef should have enough sense to make sure if I were to eat a worm, it's at least cooked.

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★★☆☆☆

This is a nice place with fairly prompt waitstaff, bustling bar scene and the ambiance of a trendy place. Definitely nice place if I were to meet somebody. However, in their attempt to re-create the Asian dishes, things were not executed well. While my dishes were average, the black cod came out undercooked while the waitstaff claimed undercooking it is the norm. I have no problems with rare Tuna. The only problem with cod is that I ocassionally encounter parasites (large worms) when I cook them, so the chef should have enough sense to make sure if I were to eat a worm, it's at least cooked.

Pros: Nice place to meet people

Cons: Food is fair

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The service was good, atmosphere as expected. Of the four dishes we ordered, the first one--Edamame ravioli was excellent. I wish I could say the same about the rest of our dinner. Tuna pizza would have been much better on very thin bread rather than regular pita bread. Calamari salad had breaded calamari--grilled would complement the salad much better and the sauce was way too acidic. Chilean Seabass had sauce that was too strong and overpowering. I'm not the pickiest of eaters, but three of four dishes were simply unpleasant. On the plus side, the bill was very reasonable as we did not drink. Given our experience with main courses, we had little desire to stay for desert.

Be very careful as to what you are ordering as the menu is very uneven. Edamame ravioli is great, though.

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★★☆☆☆

The service was good, atmosphere as expected. Of the four dishes we ordered, the first one--Edamame ravioli was excellent. I wish I could say the same about the rest of our dinner. Tuna pizza would have been much better on very thin bread rather than regular pita bread. Calamari salad had breaded calamari--grilled would complement the salad much better and the sauce was way too acidic. Chilean Seabass had sauce that was too strong and overpowering. I'm not the pickiest of eaters, but three of four dishes were simply unpleasant. On the plus side, the bill was very reasonable as we did not drink. Given our experience with main courses, we had little desire to stay for desert.

Be very careful as to what you are ordering as the menu is very uneven. Edamame ravioli is great, though.

Pros: "Happening", good service

Cons: Food is very uneven with many bad dishes

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My girlfriend and I were looking for the perfect place to celebrate her birthday. Buddakan came highly recommended by some of our friends-- I am really glad we followed their advice. We arrived on a Sunday night, it was pretty busy but they sat us right on time. My girlfriend is a huge meat lover so we tried the filet mignon that has wasabi on it and the new shortrib Chowfun dish. They were both absolutely delicious. The place looked great, our server was superb and our experience as a whole was unforgetable. My girlfriend wants us to got every year now.

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★★★★★

My girlfriend and I were looking for the perfect place to celebrate her birthday. Buddakan came highly recommended by some of our friends-- I am really glad we followed their advice. We arrived on a Sunday night, it was pretty busy but they sat us right on time. My girlfriend is a huge meat lover so we tried the filet mignon that has wasabi on it and the new shortrib Chowfun dish. They were both absolutely delicious. The place looked great, our server was superb and our experience as a whole was unforgetable. My girlfriend wants us to got every year now.

Pros: Proffessional and friendly service, great food gorgeous restaurant.

Cons: None.

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My boyfriend and I went in there this Friday and didn't have reservations. We knew we were taking a chance but decided to go in anyways. There was a super long wait but the hostess was so helpful and offered the bar and to call another starr restaurant! I've been wanting to go to Buddakan for a while so we decided to stay and take our chances at the bar. Let me tell you... it was soo great! The upstairs bar was definitely less crowded and Jenny (the bartender) was an absolute doll. She really took care of us even though it was super busy. The food = the reason why they're so popular! Seabass and Duck were out of this world and the bento box was absolutely sinful. The mai tai's were "smashing" in more ways than one! I give the buddha an A+++ !

2
★★★★★

My boyfriend and I went in there this Friday and didn't have reservations. We knew we were taking a chance but decided to go in anyways. There was a super long wait but the hostess was so helpful and offered the bar and to call another starr restaurant! I've been wanting to go to Buddakan for a while so we decided to stay and take our chances at the bar. Let me tell you... it was soo great! The upstairs bar was definitely less crowded and Jenny (the bartender) was an absolute doll. She really took care of us even though it was super busy. The food = the reason why they're so popular! Seabass and Duck were out of this world and the bento box was absolutely sinful. The mai tai's were "smashing" in more ways than one! I give the buddha an A+++ !

Pros: EVERYTHING!

Cons: Hard to get a reservation. Call ahead!

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My best friend and I were celebrating her taking the MCATs on Saturday night. We had both been dying to try Buddakan and figured this was the best excuse to go. I made reservations late in the week (on a Thursday afternoon) and the hostess was very nice and very accomodating. She explained that the night was basically full, but she could seat us at the communal table at 6:30 (or a private table at 11:30). I agreed to the communal table with a bit of hesitation. Because of congestion caused by the gala in Center City, we ended up being about 20 min late for our reservation. Worrisome, as any of you who have been late for other high-end Center City restaurant reservations would know. But I was shocked at how nice and friendly the hosts were, and we were seated immediately. Our waiter (Eric) quickly came over to bring us water and take our drink orders. He gave my best friend a perfect recommendation that suited her taste. Admittedly, the space is a little tight, but if you're a party of 2, it's fine! (It probably helps that the people we were sitting next to were also very nice!) Since we weren't that hungry, we decided to share three courses. Our first course was the ginger infused salmon which was delicious! The salmon tasted like fresh smoked salmon (though, I forgot to get confirmation) and the seaweed chips and wasabi cream dipping sauce were perfect pairings. We had the calamari salad -- the small portion is perfect for 2 people to share. The large portion is, in fact, LARGE!! (Probably good for 4 ppl). The salad was perfectly dressed - not too sour or sweet or salty. And we had the special entree, which was a Japanese flaky fish (I can't remember which one right now). It was seared with shiitake mushrooms and asparagus -- DELICIOUS! We weren't planning on on dessert (we were stuffed!), but our waiter brought over a special dessert -- fruit sushi. It was kiwi, cantoulope and cherry wrapped in coconut rice and it was the perfect ending to our perfect meal!

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★★★★★

My best friend and I were celebrating her taking the MCATs on Saturday night. We had both been dying to try Buddakan and figured this was the best excuse to go. I made reservations late in the week (on a Thursday afternoon) and the hostess was very nice and very accomodating. She explained that the night was basically full, but she could seat us at the communal table at 6:30 (or a private table at 11:30). I agreed to the communal table with a bit of hesitation. Because of congestion caused by the gala in Center City, we ended up being about 20 min late for our reservation. Worrisome, as any of you who have been late for other high-end Center City restaurant reservations would know. But I was shocked at how nice and friendly the hosts were, and we were seated immediately. Our waiter (Eric) quickly came over to bring us water and take our drink orders. He gave my best friend a perfect recommendation that suited her taste. Admittedly, the space is a little tight, but if you're a party of 2, it's fine! (It probably helps that the people we were sitting next to were also very nice!) Since we weren't that hungry, we decided to share three courses. Our first course was the ginger infused salmon which was delicious! The salmon tasted like fresh smoked salmon (though, I forgot to get confirmation) and the seaweed chips and wasabi cream dipping sauce were perfect pairings. We had the calamari salad -- the small portion is perfect for 2 people to share. The large portion is, in fact, LARGE!! (Probably good for 4 ppl). The salad was perfectly dressed - not too sour or sweet or salty. And we had the special entree, which was a Japanese flaky fish (I can't remember which one right now). It was seared with shiitake mushrooms and asparagus -- DELICIOUS! We weren't planning on on dessert (we were stuffed!), but our waiter brought over a special dessert -- fruit sushi. It was kiwi, cantoulope and cherry wrapped in coconut rice and it was the perfect ending to our perfect meal!

Pros: Service, Food, Location

Cons: Noise

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We went there for lunch for our anniversary and we loved it.. The food was incredible. We had the best duck I ever ate, tender and delicious. The sea bass was to die for. The chocolate bento box is the best dessert ever. The restaurant is beautiful and the service was great. We had a reservation and we were seated promptly. We will definitely go there again.

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★★★★★

We went there for lunch for our anniversary and we loved it.. The food was incredible. We had the best duck I ever ate, tender and delicious. The sea bass was to die for. The chocolate bento box is the best dessert ever. The restaurant is beautiful and the service was great. We had a reservation and we were seated promptly. We will definitely go there again.

Pros: Ambience, Food, Service

Cons: Parking

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Went there on a Saturday night and the food was GREAT! We had good service and the place in general was nice!

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★★★★★

Went there on a Saturday night and the food was GREAT! We had good service and the place in general was nice!

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Buddakan is one of those places I love going on a Sunday Night.--Less crowded, no wait, great service, delicious food. I've been here twice in a month and have been going for years and it just never dissappoints! Try the filet and lamb, pad thai, scallops,--everything is fabulous!!

2
★★★★★

Buddakan is one of those places I love going on a Sunday Night.--Less crowded, no wait, great service, delicious food. I've been here twice in a month and have been going for years and it just never dissappoints! Try the filet and lamb, pad thai, scallops,--everything is fabulous!!

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Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful! Everything was wonderful! As if the food wasn't enough to bring you here.. the atmosphere is fantastic! I loved everything about this place and would highly recommend it to everyone!

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★★★★★

Wonderful! Wonderful! Wonderful! Everything was wonderful! As if the food wasn't enough to bring you here.. the atmosphere is fantastic! I loved everything about this place and would highly recommend it to everyone!

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I went to Buddakan this past weekend, and it was well worth the wait! Waitstaff is very helpful in choosing drinks and food. Food portion is just right. The atmosphere and decor is great. Definitately will eat here again.

2
★★★★★

I went to Buddakan this past weekend, and it was well worth the wait! Waitstaff is very helpful in choosing drinks and food. Food portion is just right. The atmosphere and decor is great. Definitately will eat here again.

Pros: Excellent service and food

Cons: More loud than intimate.

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I have heard so much hype about this place I decided that I had to try it for my 21st bday. I made reservations about a month ahead of time just so I could have the comfort of knowing I had a table. A group of 10 of us went and it was the BEST experience I've had. We ordered a lot of food even though everything was family style. We got crab fried rice, calamari salad, pad thai, chicken dumplings, and pizza for appetizers. For entrees everyone got things from lobster to chicken to duck and everything was great! The dessert is to die for. We got every dessert on the menu so I can personally say everything was devine!!! I would come back to Buddakan in a heartbeat. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The place is beautiful and I reccomend getting the communal table if possible, because that's where all the action happens.

2
★★★★★

I have heard so much hype about this place I decided that I had to try it for my 21st bday. I made reservations about a month ahead of time just so I could have the comfort of knowing I had a table. A group of 10 of us went and it was the BEST experience I've had. We ordered a lot of food even though everything was family style. We got crab fried rice, calamari salad, pad thai, chicken dumplings, and pizza for appetizers. For entrees everyone got things from lobster to chicken to duck and everything was great! The dessert is to die for. We got every dessert on the menu so I can personally say everything was devine!!! I would come back to Buddakan in a heartbeat. The staff was so friendly and helpful. The place is beautiful and I reccomend getting the communal table if possible, because that's where all the action happens.

Pros: Friendly staff and great food

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It was my first time going to Buddakan, and I will definately be back!The room is gorgeous and filled with beautiful people. I have been to a few of the Starr restaurants but, Buddakan byfar outshines them all. Our server was so personable yet proffessional. She was knowledgable and was helpful with the suggestions she made for us. The fodd was SUBLIME! My favorite was the tuna tartar and the aged beef dishes. The best part was the pagoda and chocolate box-- we had a birthday and the server surprised us with a sparkler for the birthday boy. I have told all my friends and family about Buddakan and I will be back soon. Keep up the good job!

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★★★★★

It was my first time going to Buddakan, and I will definately be back!The room is gorgeous and filled with beautiful people. I have been to a few of the Starr restaurants but, Buddakan byfar outshines them all. Our server was so personable yet proffessional. She was knowledgable and was helpful with the suggestions she made for us. The fodd was SUBLIME! My favorite was the tuna tartar and the aged beef dishes. The best part was the pagoda and chocolate box-- we had a birthday and the server surprised us with a sparkler for the birthday boy. I have told all my friends and family about Buddakan and I will be back soon. Keep up the good job!

Pros: service, food and food

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My Friends and i got together for a b-day party last Thursday at Buddakan, there were 8 of us, we sat on the communal table. All I can say is WOW! Our servers were helpful and knowledgeable, the food was outstanding, and the atmosphere is as hot as ever. I have been to Buddakan many times over the years, and I am happy to report that nothing has changed!

2
★★★★★

My Friends and i got together for a b-day party last Thursday at Buddakan, there were 8 of us, we sat on the communal table. All I can say is WOW! Our servers were helpful and knowledgeable, the food was outstanding, and the atmosphere is as hot as ever. I have been to Buddakan many times over the years, and I am happy to report that nothing has changed!

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I have to tell you of our wonderful dining experience at Buddakan. On Sunday, July 23rd, on my wife's insistence I took my two brothers and us to Buddakan for dinner. This was a last minute decision and from what I had heard of Buddakan (pretentious, snobby, etc.), I was not sure that is where I wanted to take my family members. But I was out voted and so we ended up at Buddakan.
We got there around 10pm and I must admit from the time we entered the restaurant I was impressed, that the restaurant was busy even that late on a Sunday night. The host was polite and when we told her that we did not have a reservation, she said that is ok and she will have us seated shortly, which she did.
Now here where the fun started, because I wanted to see how me & my family will be treated. But I must admit, our servers was so nice, knowlegdeable and accomadating that the misperceprtions that I had about Buddakan started to disappear. We ordered a lot of food, including our server, Cherry Blossom, recommendations which included the Crab Tempura (app), the steamed sole (entree) and the decadent Chocolate Bento Box, with 6 different items made from the main ingredient, CHOCOLATE. My wife was in heaven with that dessert and insisted that we come back here just for dessert any & everytime we are in the city.
You know, I also noticed something that I usually do not notice in other restaurants, that the staff here seemed happy, they were smiling while working and from the staff that brought us our food to the bus boy who cleared our table, they were all engaging and nice. Even though we came in late, they close at 11pm, no one rushed us, the server even made the point to ask us if we wanted more coffee and I think at this point it was close to 12:30am.
My perceptions of this restaurant has been shattered and I truly believe that is one of the best, if not the best restaurant in the city. My wife & I will definitely be back and not just for the dessert.

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★★★★★

I have to tell you of our wonderful dining experience at Buddakan. On Sunday, July 23rd, on my wife's insistence I took my two brothers and us to Buddakan for dinner. This was a last minute decision and from what I had heard of Buddakan (pretentious, snobby, etc.), I was not sure that is where I wanted to take my family members. But I was out voted and so we ended up at Buddakan.
We got there around 10pm and I must admit from the time we entered the restaurant I was impressed, that the restaurant was busy even that late on a Sunday night. The host was polite and when we told her that we did not have a reservation, she said that is ok and she will have us seated shortly, which she did.
Now here where the fun started, because I wanted to see how me & my family will be treated. But I must admit, our servers was so nice, knowlegdeable and accomadating that the misperceprtions that I had about Buddakan started to disappear. We ordered a lot of food, including our server, Cherry Blossom, recommendations which included the Crab Tempura (app), the steamed sole (entree) and the decadent Chocolate Bento Box, with 6 different items made from the main ingredient, CHOCOLATE. My wife was in heaven with that dessert and insisted that we come back here just for dessert any & everytime we are in the city.
You know, I also noticed something that I usually do not notice in other restaurants, that the staff here seemed happy, they were smiling while working and from the staff that brought us our food to the bus boy who cleared our table, they were all engaging and nice. Even though we came in late, they close at 11pm, no one rushed us, the server even made the point to ask us if we wanted more coffee and I think at this point it was close to 12:30am.
My perceptions of this restaurant has been shattered and I truly believe that is one of the best, if not the best restaurant in the city. My wife & I will definitely be back and not just for the dessert.

Pros: great food, great staff, beautiful decor

Cons: None, from my experience

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Just went to Buddakan for the first time last night. My friends took me there for my birthday. Being new in town I heard thast this was the place to go and it lived up to all if my expectations. We sat at a table right near the Buddha down by the big table. What a view! Our dinner was spectacular and the presentation was amazing too. Had the angry lobster ( I think that's what it was called) and it just blew me away. We shared everything and loved it! When the dessert tray came to the table I thought I would faint. It was as beautiful as the rest of our dinner and the different flavors were amazing. I loved the banana tower thing and my friends devoured everything else. All in all, great food, great service (our server knew everything!) and the place is just unbeleivable. Everyone should try this place at least once for a birthday or whatever. You'll love it!

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★★★★★

Just went to Buddakan for the first time last night. My friends took me there for my birthday. Being new in town I heard thast this was the place to go and it lived up to all if my expectations. We sat at a table right near the Buddha down by the big table. What a view! Our dinner was spectacular and the presentation was amazing too. Had the angry lobster ( I think that's what it was called) and it just blew me away. We shared everything and loved it! When the dessert tray came to the table I thought I would faint. It was as beautiful as the rest of our dinner and the different flavors were amazing. I loved the banana tower thing and my friends devoured everything else. All in all, great food, great service (our server knew everything!) and the place is just unbeleivable. Everyone should try this place at least once for a birthday or whatever. You'll love it!

Pros: Service, food, great looking spot and people

Cons: we had to book our table 4 weeks ahead. be a good planner

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Nectar is the best version of a Bellini that I have ever had. This place never stops amazing me Always on the cutting edge with new cocktails. I love sitting at the bar and enjoying great laugh and amazing food. The Crab Fried Rice is a must have.

2
★★★★★

Nectar is the best version of a Bellini that I have ever had. This place never stops amazing me Always on the cutting edge with new cocktails. I love sitting at the bar and enjoying great laugh and amazing food. The Crab Fried Rice is a must have.

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I went here on a recommendation for amazing dessert, and I was not disappointed. I ordered the creme brulee and the banana tower. Wow! Amazing!!! But it definitely lightened my pocket. I would highly recommend it, but only for very special ocassions, when a celebration is really in order.

2
★★★★☆

I went here on a recommendation for amazing dessert, and I was not disappointed. I ordered the creme brulee and the banana tower. Wow! Amazing!!! But it definitely lightened my pocket. I would highly recommend it, but only for very special ocassions, when a celebration is really in order.

Pros: Amazing food, great ambience, polite service

Cons: PRICE!!!

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Super food and wonderous desserts together with an amazing decor and a trendy crowd make this a very special Philly restaurant.
I love the bar and the great menu.

2
★★★★★

Super food and wonderous desserts together with an amazing decor and a trendy crowd make this a very special Philly restaurant.
I love the bar and the great menu.

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Buddakan is amazing. Try the Sea Bass or the Duck. The dishes were family style, so if you go as a group I would suggest order different stuff and try everything out.

Desserts are great too. Service is good. The drinks were okay but a bit overprized.

2
★★★★☆

Buddakan is amazing. Try the Sea Bass or the Duck. The dishes were family style, so if you go as a group I would suggest order different stuff and try everything out.

Desserts are great too. Service is good. The drinks were okay but a bit overprized.

Pros: Nice Food & Decor

Cons: Costly, Noisy

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Whenever I'm celebrating something, I go to Budakan. I'm not one who cares very much about ambience, but I do find it fun there. But most of all, it's the food. I have never had a dish there I haven't thought was superb. My favorites are the edamame ravioli and the chocolate bento box. I've also always had excellent service - prompt, courteous, and knowledgable. Love this place!

2
★★★★★

Whenever I'm celebrating something, I go to Budakan. I'm not one who cares very much about ambience, but I do find it fun there. But most of all, it's the food. I have never had a dish there I haven't thought was superb. My favorites are the edamame ravioli and the chocolate bento box. I've also always had excellent service - prompt, courteous, and knowledgable. Love this place!

Pros: food, ambience, service

Cons: price

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