Buddha Garden
Buddha Garden

Buddha Garden

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.buddhagarden.com/
  • Phone: 5614507557x
  • Hours of Operation:
    ***Beginning November 25th 2013 our Happy Hour times will change***
    7 days a week from 4pm - 6pm "anywhere in the restaurant" except for our chef's table, take out and our 2nd floor private dining areas (1/2 off selected dinner and drink menus)

    Please call for availability.

    Dinner: Sunday - Tuesday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Wednesday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm (open late night 11:00pm - 1:00am)
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Dim Sum, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Robert Aroyo
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Buddha Garden offers a variety of menu options and private dining areas for all types of gatherings and celebrations. Private rooms range from 8-100 guests and if you need it we can provide it. Whether you"re planning a business meeting, reunion, spectacular shower or birthday celebration or just want to get a group of friends together for an intimate cocktail reception; Buddha Garden is ready to cater to your needs and budget. We look forward to designing a menu just for you.
  • Private Party Contact: Damian Burke 5614507557x316
  • Entertainment: Join us on Friday and Saturday nights from 11pm to 1am with our late night sushi and robata grill menu.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Railroad Ave.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Parking available just North of Bru"s room on the left. The hostess can validate your parking ticket for a $5 discount.
A word from Buddha Garden
Buddha Garden; an extension of Buddha Sky Bar located on the 1st floor of 217 East Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach; an Asian concept with design and cuisine influences rooted in Chinese and Japanese interpretations.

Asian accents complement the authenticity of the cuisine featuring Dim Sum, Sushi, & Wok selections from our "from-scratch' kitchen.

The three-part menu nods to different food preparations including an open sushi bar, dim sum, a full kitchen as well as Delray Beach's first Binchotan charcoal grill. In addition to traditional menu items like Peking Style Duck it also features a great vegetarian selection.

Buddha Garden features full dinner service at all seats. Please specify 1st floor (Buddha Garden) or 3rd floor (Buddha Sky Bar) when making your reservations.
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Buddha Garden reviews from OpenTable diners
10 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
100% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (4)neighborhood gem (3)great for outdoor dining (3)vibrant bar scene (2)hot spot (2)kid-friendly (1)romantic (1)special occasion (1)Show More
  • Always good but used to be great
    Luca
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    the sushi this time was not memorable unfortunately, and their wine list has taken an turn for the worse. we brought our own champagne as it was a special occasion but when we did have to order off the list the selection was not up to the standards you would expect from this kind of establishment. Service was good as always.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Garden vs sky bar
    navidadVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I have been to both the upstairs sky bar and garden. I actually like the gatden better. It's not as cramped with people! Food is really yummy! Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 8 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 3, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.5
    • Food4.6
    • Ambiance4.6
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 55 reviews are from the Buddha Garden reviews archive.
  • ENJOYABLE
    delray9876
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    This was my second visit and first visit for my two guests. Nice variety on the menu - food was nicely presented and very tasty. We were able to have a conversation as it was not too noisy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • EdieVIP
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    Very good good. Creative menu. Would suggest ordering appetizers and sushi over entree. Filling and good! Would recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    AFoodieFindVIP
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We LOVE Buddah Skybar- we have been there many times - but we were very disappointed tonight. The food was extremely over salted- from the black cod miso skewers to the Peking duck. The waiter forgot our Pineapple fried rice and didn't know until we told him when we got the bill because he had been pretty un-attentive. He also should have let one of our diners know that the sprite she ordered was generic BEFORE she had to send it back. The specialty sushi roll which we ordered to share - was very very small as well and was not large enough for the price asked. We will return because we are hoping this was a fluke- but we were
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is delicious
    funplace
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    We sat outdoors and it was a bit too close to intersection and noisy, however, the food is outstanding. I would go there again and again.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great neighborhood restaurant
    Pidge
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    Absolutely great appetizers, fantastic service, pretty expensive Manhattans. Beautiful presentations, especially with the Peking Duck. However, although the Peking Duck presentation was spectacular it included crepes vs pancakes and sprouts vs scallions, it ruined the entre (which was not cheap). Recommend just sticking with the original recipe.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thank you, Janet!
    RomeeVIP
    Dined on 3/22/2014
    This place is fantastic!! Outstanding food, outstanding service. Kudo's to Janet, the hostess and maestro of reservations. With my talented ithumbs, I had inadvertantly made reservations for the wrong night at Buddha Garden. We showed up at 8:30 pm on a busy Saturday night. Janet found a spot for us, managed our Open Table slot to straighten out my mistake, and seated us in a lovely spot with great atmosphere in under 5 minutes, while seating all of the appropriately scheduled people without missing a beat. The restaurant was full- so this was no small feat. The food was outstanding, sushi and appetizers delectable, service friendly with a sense of humor. Overall, a wonderful night for my husband, daughter and I- thank you, Janet!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • another amazing meal
    jferber
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    The good folks @ buddha never disappoint!! Baked Scallops, Wagyu beef skewers, sushi, the best! ps they also now have a free electric car shuttle service to pick u up and take you anywhere within a few miles of downtown delray
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • almost dud
    JGB1
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    We were 30 minutes late due to traffic conditions... The staff did seat us right away but placed us in a dark, tight upstairs area when there were plenty of open tables downstairs. We asked to be moved downstairs to a better table and they accommodated our request. The waitress stated "you need to be done by 8:30" because they had other reservations at that time. By 8:30, there were still many open tables.... In all our experience was good at best and our dinner was delicious. We will give them another try in the future. BTW, we have eaten across the street at other high end restaurants many times and got great tables without reservations and had great service...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • another great experience
    jferber
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Love Buddha Sky/Garden Bar - Great food, service and ambiance!!! try the baked scallops they are phenomenal!! also please bring back the Proscuitto and Shrimp Sushi Roll!!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, bad service
    luis
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    We were celebrating my wife's birthday with other 2 couples. Table was ready when we showed up. Food was excellent, small portions though. Food service was terribly slow. We order about 10 different things to share and they brought everything at different timing, not making a good experience.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Twisted Asian.
    MLBK
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Great Asian food with just a little twist on familiar flavors. Fabulous. Interestingly, the food is prepared in 2 different kitchens, and comes out as soon as it's ready. My salad came out with my meal, and my friends soup came out after her main course plate. Next time I'll order my main course when I get my salad.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We love Buddha Garden
    nanalois
    Dined on 2/9/2014
    We have been to Buddha Garden three times since December....each time with different friends. Everyone loved the menu, the ambience and the early bird prices. The service is fantastic. On two of our visits, Gary was our server. Not only is he knowledgeable, and polite but he bends over backwards to please and suggest different foods. We can't stop telling people about the place. Now that you have the shuttle service, parking is even better. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sushi
    TahiaVIP
    Dined on 1/20/2014
    Expensive sushi for the area. May be the best sushi on Atlantic. But unfortunately the food on Atlantic is not that good.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Wonderful!
    Grisou
    Dined on 1/5/2014
    The service was impeccable, the food was a very good experience. Thank you.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Like a Zen Painting
    PoorVIP
    Dined on 12/10/2013
    Buddah Sky Bar never disappoints. The food is consistently interesting and delicious. This time I tried the cod skewers and they were buttery soft and delicious. This is one of my most favorite restaurant located in a town filled with great food fare.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Come here for special occasions
    WonderfulVIP
    Dined on 12/2/2013
    Come here for special occasions and just because it is so good. Great happy hour
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food is great. Try the wild
    BethVIP
    Dined on 8/31/2013
    Food is great. Try the wild mushroom noodles and Korean ribs. Very happening place. High energy and loud but fun
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Never disappoints!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    This is by far one of my favorite restaurants on the Avenue. The food and service are always amazing and if you can make the outstanding happy hour (half price on practically the entire menu) you'll be hooked! I'm obsessed with their dim sum.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and ambiance!
    Naty
    Dined on 8/17/2013
    Budha Garden was excellent in every way. What a great Friday night find. I love suggestions so I'll give you two of my favorites. The Cod skewers were amazing...tasted better than any cod I've ever eaten. I had to ask the waiter if he was sure it was cod...scrumptious! The Lobster mashed potatoes were amazing too...the best mashed potatoes I've had...creamy and delightful. You can't go wrong here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Upscale food
    YNOTVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2013
    Definitely good food, but high price(70 per person) and left the restaurant a little hungry
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fantastic
    gourmet
    Dined on 7/25/2013
    Buddah Garden truly is a neighborhood gem with great food, terrific service and a delightful and varied menu. We will be back to try more dishes.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Job Again
    delraydinerVIP
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    Visited Buddha Garden after dining at the skybar about 2 months ago. The menu is the same and it was very good. We had the red dragon roll which was sushi roll with a whole lobster. It was outstanding. Also had their fried rice with shrimp and a seafood dim sum. Service was friendly and attentive. Not my favorite on the Ave, but still a great alternative.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Beautiful Buddha Gardens!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    I dined with my mother who was a first timer and she loved it! We used to sit upstairs in the Sky Bar but since the downstairs has opened its been one of my favorite spots! The outside seating is cool. We like to people watch but the inside is beautiful too! Full of asian decor and scenery. And thers a huge screen in the dining room playing gorgeous scenes from asian places! Love it! The food is always amazing and my latest craving has been the White tuna truffles sushi roll! Delish! Always the best freshest sushi! Try the happy hour its 50% off most everything except for the large dishes. Sushi included! Awesome deal!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, hot spot, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Solid all around
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    Great food, great service. Ambiance was ok, mix between nice dinner date and lively. Prices while not "cheap" substantiated the quality of the food. The signature drinks were fantastic, I can't remember the last time my wife actually finished a drink and she ordered 2! Keep up the good work!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • consistently great
    bestknown666
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    I eat at budda at least one a week. I put the quality ,creativity and taste of the food and drinks on the same level as nobu and the best sushi resturants I have ever eatin at. Gus our favorite waiter also adds a personal touch to every meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good and fun
    BabaluziVIP
    Dined on 5/4/2013
    We had a very good meal at this restaurant. Sat outside on Atlantic Avenue. We were in a high table There were 8 seats but really there was only room for 6 people. Seating was uncomfortable. Seats with no backs.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • South Beachy. Yellowtail Jalapeno
    JannVIP
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    South Beachy. Yellowtail Jalapeno Roll good but no heat. Pork dumplings-too dense and deep fried. Black Cod Miso Skewers good but pricey.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The varied offerings on the
    ChicoEats
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    The varied offerings on the menu were great. Edamame rissotto was delicious as were the green beans, bbq ribs and dim sum. Reminded me a bit of Buddhakan in Philly & NYC, albeit on a smaller scale. A delightful addition to the same old restaurant on Atlantic Ave. Finally, a new restaurant with some character.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Beautiful romantic place.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    This restaurant is unique! The food menu is excellent. Literally, we ordered every dish from starter, just to have a variety on the table and did not make a mistake.... No dinner need... We were satisfied and full. Great place to come with lover. Very romantic interior..! Thank you.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great find in Delray
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 4/15/2013
    Food is always spectacular. We have been upstairs to the Budda Sky Bar several times and recently have switched to the Budda Gardens. Both have the same food, however, the atmosphere at the Gardens is more romantic and quiet. I would not reccomend either spot for children.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fantastic!!!
    SpecialVIP
    Dined on 3/31/2013
    There were 6 of us and the food, service and cocktails were all great! We loved the fact that we could share every dish and try a variety of menu items. Our favorites were the grouper, scallops, beef skewers and all the sushi. We would recommend this restaurant highly!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Asian fusion fare.
    BuzzVIP
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    Great Asian fusion fare. Incredible Peking duck and not to be missed curry fried rice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Have a full stomach before you go!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    While the food was very good; the service was poor. It took over 1 hour to receive any food after ordering. Also everyone got their orders at different times so it was uncomfortable watching others eat while waiting for the others to be served. I can't recommend this Delray restaurant.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have dined at Buddha Garden
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/18/2013
    I have dined at Buddha Garden Restaurant three times in the past two weeks and have been very satisfied with all aspects: Food, Service and Ambience. We find the food always fresh and wonderfully presented. I also like the ease in which you can make a reservation. Lisa Allen Ontario, Canada
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Happiest hour!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/12/2013
    Our happy hour experience was just fantastic !! We reserved an outside table and it was ready the minute we showed up!! Our server Jessica was not only gorgeous but amazing at her craft .. All of our drinks and food were brought out in a timely fashion and tasted outstanding!!! The sushi and sashimi quality were beyond our expectations especially at half price !!! Definitely our new favorite happy hour spot!! Ask for Jessica she's the best!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great up or down!!!
    JoEygVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2013
    Buddah garden is every bit as good as Buddah bar!!! Great atmosphere food is the same as Buddah bar!, servers are top notch,just a very reliable,consistent Restaraunt on Atlantic!!!!!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food was great, service was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/6/2013
    Food was great, service was delightful...very nice staff. The night we were there it was a quiet evening on Atlantic Ave so can't tell what it would be like on a busy evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Appetizers were great , scallops
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Appetizers were great , scallops but sashimi/sushi was average in my opinion . Also portions were small and appetizer and main course came at the same time . I prefer waiting in between courses .
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    • Noise LevelQuiet