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.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Sweet soy, lemongrass broth
Lobster Fried Rice
Saffron, thai basil
Son visiting took him for Peking duck. Delicious. We’ve been there quite a few times. Always delicious
One of the best fusion Asian food in New York and maybe all over.
Great food good stuff
Everything was great! The service and the food! I highly recommend this place! Five star restaurant for sure.
Wow, honestly everything was fantastic. My partner and I were blown away by the amazing food, service and overall ambiance of the Buddakan restaurant. We will certainly be visiting again in the future. Thank you for an amazing experience!
My wife and I celebrated my 45th birthday and it was great.
Delicious meal and our server who was in training was amazing. Peking duck was delicious as was the dumplings and pork buns.
Always a fantastic time here with delicious food
Food was great, the server was really nice the only thing that I would change is the seating.. For 4 times in a row the hostess team didn’t put us in the downstairs floor even when we saw empty tables, We asked to the manager and she said el can’t changed your table next time I would really appreciate it if you guys try to accommodate us downstairs thanks!!
I've been a hugely supportive fan of Buddakan since it opened and go often. I held a party there just 2 weeks agoinside! Last night was one the worst outdoor dining experiences I have ever had in NYC. Chaos in every direction, not very clean, the noise was horrific, the food was first rate but the waitress accidentally dumped a bowl of salad directly on my dining partner - staining her sweater and blouse and purse ...all of which will have to be dry cleaned - and did not even offer to compensate her in any way and nor did the manager who was present. I was amazed at the sloppiness and lack of protocols at a restaurant of Buddakhan's stature
Overall it was good, not great as I expected. I didnt like the Peking duck for two, it was dry. I’m not a chef, I once followed a recipe for a Peking duck and it was waaaaay better. I’ve tried Peking duck all over the world and this is the worst one (for $70 usd I thought it would be good at least). I really liked the mixed dumplings appetizers for two. I would not come back since I don’t think the cost is worth the experience. Place is too loud. Service is really nice.
All the food came out in 15 minutes—dirty plates still on the table and no place to actually put the food. Foot itself was mediocre.
Servicio muy bueno, buen ambiente, buena comida China, bueno para compartir!
Josh was a great server
went to this restaurant with friends and the food was amazing
Loved the service, food and ambience was amazing!
Dinner with friends.
It was my first time. Everyone from the door all the way to the table was very professional, organized and nice. The food was delicious. Interior was great, it was a good romantic dinner, in terms of value it wasn’t bad at all, I was expecting it to be more expensive than it was. It’s a great experience and I’m definitely going to come again to try other things on the menu I haven’t tried. Thing that stood out the most is their service, very on point
Noisy, substandard food (fish almost inedible, duck salad bad). Service intrusive. Very noisy.
I never write reviews, but this time is totally worth it:
We enjoyed the night so much from beginning to end!!! The food superb as always, the service impeccable, ambience as nice as it can get! After all these years, Buddakan NY remains fabulous and continues to be one of my favorite restaurants in NY.
100/100 highly recommended!
Everything was great. We had an issue with the say sauce, it was uggly and and need to change the whole dish. That's a quite bit dangerous.
Great food great service!
The music was so loud, it was difficult to have a conversation. Energetic is the wrong word; annoying is Meroe like it. The service was mediocre. The food, however was delicious. The Peking duck was fabulous and portion was generous. I have been before and will come again, BUT lower the volume
Goodness, I could barely hear anyone at my table talking. The noise level was deafening.
Excellent as always!
My party was stuck in traffic and would be late in arriving on time for our reservation. The front desk (I think her name was Nada??) was understanding and so very nice in accommodating us a little bit later.
Brian, our waiter, was amazing! We were a party of vegetarians so he was very knowledgeable at making suggestions and offering substitutions. Also, he was great at going along with our party's antics on who would pay the check!
Only disadvantage was being seated outdoors but looking forward to coming back when we can enjoy the restaurant's ambiance/interior.
Oh, since Brian was terrific - how about giving him a raise!?
Amazing food. Outstanding service and great atmosphere
Great place to host special occasions. Food was good; staff was excellent. Great ambiance.
Not good communication amongst the waiters…
Food was great. We made a late reservations so the service felt rushed. However we had a great time. Little disappointed that our appetizers and main course came out at the same time. If you can’t accommodate us for a certain time please don’t make it an option.
The cuisine was, as always, excellent. Oxtail dumplings, carrot dumplings, short rib and scallion pancakes, roast chicken congee, tai shan cauliflower, vegetable rice, and a nice glass of the cab were all excellent, delicious, and I would highly recommend them all, knowing you can trust anything on the menu. Our waiter was also excellent, informative, responsive and personable. The only issue was on our arrival and this is a note to anyone over 55 (maybe even 45): the phalanx of skinny girls at the reception desk looking past you with soulless eyes will try to seat you in the bar area or hide you in the corner of the back room of the back room based on your age. So be prepared to ask for what you want.
Very energetic and happening! Service was ok but they were friendly probably because it was so busy. Food was good. Nice size portions.
General Tso dumpling are a must. Also try their vegetable fried rice with pineapple
Great food, great service, always a nice experience. Loved that it was not too crowded.
A very nice dinner served in exquisite surroundings... Very special place to enjoy a fun evening.
The Oxtail Dumplings are TDF
There is always something for everybody here, even me as a celiac. For those wondering, the chef will mark up a menu and let you know if there are any substitutions needed to accommodate me. I had the pea shoot salad, vegetable fried rice, and the sweet and crispy shrimp. Since all food is served family style I had left overs to take home! While I could not eat it, whenever we go to Buddhakan the family orders their Peking Duck. Great as always.
Buddakan NY offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 989-2245.
Buddakan NY is rated 4.6 stars by 14276 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.