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Buddakan NY

4.6
10713 reviews
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$50 and over
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Chinese
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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.

Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Chinese, Asian
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Hours of operation
Monday & Tuesday 5:30pm - 11:00pm
Wednesday & Thursday 5:30pm - 12:00am
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 1:00am
Sunday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 989-2245
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Yang Huang & Brian Ray
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Private party facilities
Private dining with bar for 45 seated guests, 60 standing.
Private dining for 60 seated guests, 100 standing.
Exclusive private dining for 300 seated guests, 550 standing.
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Private party contact
Kimberly Cook: (212) 989-4180
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Cross street
16th Street
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Public transit
A,C,E to 14th Street. L to 8th Ave.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 10713 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.2
value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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3.0Dined a day ago

The food at Buddakan is outstanding and we go there 3-4 times a year for the edamame dumplings which are one of the most delicious things I have ever eaten.

but the past 4 times we have gone, including last night, we have been seated at least 30 minutes after our reservation time. It was annoying at first but now given how often it happens feels unwelcoming.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Exceptional Dinner. Deserts not that great!!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Outstanding food and the service was incredible. A must go to for Business or Personal.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Overwhelmed from the beautiful design of the place, food definitely delicious, great professional service and will definitely return for more

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Visiting NYC from Ireland and was recommended to visit Buddakhan ... I’m so glad we did! Enjoyed the whole experience thoroughly

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great restaurant, menu was fabulous and the options plentiful. Our waitress was excellent and very patient and knowledgeable about the food and vegan options for my friend.

Love the whole experience 5 stars and more.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Loved it. Food was delicious, the lobster fried rice and the black cod I am dreaming about eating again. Great atmosphere, cocktails, wine and service.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great experience! Awesome service and ambiance.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Amazing atmosphere and fantastic food. Something very special. We had a great dinner.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

FANTASTIC food in a very stylish and well done setting. It's one of our favorite places in NYC and should not be missed.

A+

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Our Servers One gent who wore glasses and another blond haired gent were amazing. Did not take dinning so serious and we were able to joke a bit with them. Everyone was on top of it and although the food is great, I would come back for the service.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Our dinner was absolutely fantastic. There were three of us for dinner which allowed us to order 10+ dishes. Each dish was superb. The king crab and lobster Shumai was very flavorful and the tea smoked spare ribs were outstanding. The singleness crab sticky rice and the wok charred broccoli were terrific as side dishes.

This restaurant has made it into my top 15 in NYC.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Very nice place. Amazing service. But the food is high priced corned Chinese.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Amazing from start to finish with excellent service

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Best dinner I've ever had, food was very good. Beef dishes are my favourite

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The atmosphere is loud and energetic. The food is good and the deserts are delicious and beautifully designed.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Amazing food and service. Food was just delicious.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Birthday dinner

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Ambiance is great, gets really crowded too.. It has a rustic vintage type of feeling. If you're not a fan of bright restaurants, then this is the place for you. I love that each meal is meant to be shared; I loved their Lobster Fried Rice!!
My waitress was super nice and friendly !!

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Too high noise level and really cold inside the restaurang. Rest rooms weren’t properly cleaned and food quality didn’t match the prices.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

I went here as part of a bachelorette party I was he MOH in- we did a tasting menu that allowed us to taste a wide variety of the dishes they serve, and almost everything was delicious. The server was great and took pictures of us, and the dining room area is beautiful. The price was also a good value for the amount of food you get. I’ll definitely be going back!

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

Enjoyed one of the chef’s tasting menus. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Always a great time at Buddakan. The staff is very professional and friendly. The food is absolutely outstanding. Will be back soon!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The food was fantastic... Great for sharing. You get to try a variety of dishes.. The waiter was exceptional.. Very attentive. They kept our watee bottle filled and immediately removed any dish were complete with... Service was exceptional. A must visit.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Awesome place, food was amazing , service was incredible. Would recommend highly

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Awesome place to go with friends so you can split lots of apps and dim sum! Definitely get the pork buns :)

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4.0Dined 7 days ago

The service at table was great - it was the hostesses who greet you at the reception that were rude and unqualified.
They asked us to sit in the lounge till another member of our party joined but when he did join they had no clue where to send him - so he had to call us. 2. After he joined us they did not come to take us to our table but beckoned me with a finger gesture to come to the reception and ask to be seated!! Needless to say I was furious at their unprofessional and unacceptable manner.
Someone pls give them classes on greeting and service standards!

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

The time waiting for your booked table is too long (20 mins), plus they had decided to cram our party of 11 into a space normally for maybe 8 people, in the middle of the long family table, after we had specifically asked when we called in earlier in the day, for a separate table for our group. We had been told it was all in hand. Clearly not. The manager informed me he had no other option for us.

Our food order was not taken until an hour after we had been seated - the manager sent out some edamame dumplings to appease us for the wait. We were given extra desserts later on for the same reason.

The person serving us tried hard to manage things for us but it all felt far too ‘stack ‘em high and keep ‘em waiting’ - there are only so many complementary offerings you be sent. Buddakan need to get their house in order. Telling us George Clooney had sat at the very spot we were offered and that he loved it does not make things much better for us.

If you can cope with waiting, being v cramped and at the wrong table, then you’ll be pleased to learn the food is excellent. Thank goodness there was this saving grace.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

It is surprisingly good food. Drinks are excellent and inventive. It’s all worth the $$

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

The food was outstanding!!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Excellent service
Excellent food
Great atmosphere

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Buddakan is a lovely bar/restaurant. Amazing service and food in a fantastic ambience. Would def go back. Cosmopolitans are a must!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Amazing the food was great I would definitely go back

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Hostess at the entrance were very impolite , waitresses really kind and professional

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Servers were too eager to take out plates when I said I’m still working on. Can’t I just finish my plate on my own pace?

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Loved our server and service , food is spectacular

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Love the style and the grandeur of Buddakan. Menu is fantastic. great for groups.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Always return to this place when in NYC. Delicious food, great service, fun environment and ambience. Highly recommend!

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Food and service were great. Only downside was they were 35 minutes behind on reservations h

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Fantastic food and tasty cocktails! Staff happy to offer advice on the menu. Would highly recommend if visiting the area but book in advance.

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