Buddakan NY

4.6
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$50 and over
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Chinese
The surreal atmosphere of this awe-inspiring restaurant in the Meatpacking district of Manhattan
combines the serenity of Asia with the flamboyance of 16th century Paris. The menu features fanciful interpretations of Chinese dishes and delights even the most discriminating palates.

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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
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4.6
service
4.7
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4.2
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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Asian fusion ever enjoyed every bite and the service was top notch

KL
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was amazing but the cocktails left a lot to be desired, especially for the cost.

KH
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great for a large party!! The food was delicious

A
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing!! The restaurant was beautiful with dark lighting and cool vibes. The food was absolutely delicious. Our service was great. They brought us out dessert for our anniversary! Definitely would go back.

KM
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great date night spot or place to bring out of town guests to! Fun vibe and fantastic food.

OT
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The ambience and decor were to die for. The food was good, nothing show stopping. The sweet and crispy jumbo shrimp was the table favorite. The lobster rice needed to be cooked a bit more and the soy sauce was sweeter than salty. The lamb was also memorable.

Glad I went once but not sure I'll go back.

TK
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Birthday celebration was very nice!

F
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food1service4ambience4

It was quite confusing, upon arriving we were told to just ”wait anywhere, they will find you”. They never offered a Valentine's menu as advertised, and the lobster fried rice was absolutely bland and so was the Kao Pang Fish and the lobster egg roll. However the tuna tartare spring rolls were a Bomb. Over all this fell flat for the food. They did offer a complimentary scope of ice cream for our Anniversary !

LS
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great ambiance, and amazing food!

BV
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Really cool elite vibe, def would recommend only can be a bit loud from time to time but tbh for the price in NYC you can’t complain about that

F
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This is my 4th time here and I simply love it. Never disappointed me. Especially because they always try their best to give me the table I ask for.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Everything was amazing, a bit expensive though. I wish they would ask to check your coats.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was great as usual! Our favorite spot!

MT
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very professional staff were attentive and a nice surprise given complimentary at the end of the meal.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had members of our party running late. The person handling the seating was very accommodating. The drinks were good, service was good and the decor was very well put together. Overall a very good dining experience.

OT
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Wonderful!!!!

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SS
Philadelphia
20 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

I’m a fan of this place but have to say I am disappointed with food most of which is sweetened with sweet sauces.

CN
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Food was excellent and so was the service! So glad to be back!

R
San Francisco
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food. Very noisy.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been to Buddakan quite a few times and it never fails to leave a memorable impression with friends and family.

JA
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My favorite restaurant in the city now. The food is so good.

HE
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was to die for, absolutely everything was spectacular.

OT
Raleigh
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great spot. The staff was attentive and friendly. The food was delicious. Everyone in my party was extremely happy.

SM
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Buddakan is very special. The ambience, decor and food create a complete experience. I plan to recommend yo my west coast friends as a special spot in nyc.

OT
Miami
16 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Came here to celebrate our anniversary but food was lacking flavour and variety. Ordered the starter platter and duck and pancakes. Food was average and was over priced. Would not recommend and would not come here again.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!! If I could rate 10 stars I would!!!!

OT
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service1ambience5

Amazing food as always.... but horrible service, had to go to bar and have them bring us drinks because every round was taking so long- always try to be understand of waitresses but it was apparent to others how long it took and especially when it’s a $400 meal, would go back but hope for better service like it has been in the past

OT
Des Moines
1 review
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a beautiful anniversary dinner at Buddakan! Everything was perfect down to the nice anniversary dessert that was presented!

OT
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

This place isn't cheap. So one would expect to receive ur apps b4 the entree. All 3 entrees arrived, then the appetizer showed up few mins later. The waitress said Oh it's the beginning of the night so out timing is off. WHAT?!!!

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food at Buddakan is amazing! You will taste flavors that you haven't tasted in a while or ever! Service is also amazing. You will never be disappointed with this restaurant.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service.

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved everything!!

J
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Buddakan is our favorite special occasion restaurant in NYC. The food is always fantastic. The staff is knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. We particularly recommend the tasting menus to get the full experience.

b
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

food was great, service was really poor. main dishes came was not served at the same time, than we waited for the silvers (they forget to bring them before main dish) and service plate(because my friend's main dish was missing and we wanted to share mine) than the other main dish finally served, than our waitress and 2 runners constantly tried to pick up our plates but we were nearly finished the half of our dishes, they insisted on taking our plates out so many times so i had to ask if they needed the table or not, i did not get the rush. we were interrupted at all times so we did not want to stay there anymore because we can not chat for 5 minutes without interruption. than we could't see our waitress and asked two other runners for the check. perfect food served by amateurs.

M
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and ambiance was phenomenal! I was with a party of 8 and they tailored the tasting menu so each plate had enough food to feed the party. Every plate was delicious and well prepared. Cozy yet energetic atmosphere. Would highly recommend.

CZ
Dallas
19 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Buddakan is one of our favorites!!!! The service was excellent! The food was fabulous! The drinks are good!! This is a do not miss when we go to NYC!!!

IP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great - had a team dinner for 10 in the main dining room. Ordered the tasting menu (no 4) and the food was excellent. The waiting team were great, and the head guy was very accommodating on all requests

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing!!! Can’t wait to return!!!

JW
1 review
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s just so good - food, service and atmosphere. I come back every time I’m in NY. And it’s just by the high line which is a bonus

LL
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was amazing! I dined here to entertain clients and they loved it. Will definitely come back