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About 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.

217 E. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Asian, Sushi, Dim Sum

Hours of Operation:
Happy Hour is 7 days a week from 4pm - 6pm in Buddha Garden Only
(1/2 off selected dinner and drink menus)
PLEASE NOTE THAT RESEVATIONS CAN NO LONGER BE TAKEN FOR HAPPY HOUR.

Please call for availability on large parties and events.

Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm (late night menu available from 11:30pm - 1:00am)

Cross Street:
Railroad Ave.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(561) 450-7557 ext. 2

Website:
http://www.buddhagarden.com/

Entertainment:
Join us on Friday and Saturday nights from 11pm to 1am with our late night sushi and robata grill menu.

Parking Details:
Parking available just North of Bru's room on the left. The hostess can validate your parking ticket for a $5 discount. Street parking is also available.

Executive Chef:
Robert Aroyo

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Buddha Garden Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

Overall Rating

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4.3

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

3.2

Noise

Moderate

87% would recommend it to a friend

Fit for Foodies (141)
Hot Spot (117)
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Good for Groups (87)
Great for Outdoor Dining (82)
Special Occasion (63)
Vibrant Bar Scene (62)
Romantic (51)
Late-night Find (31)
Kid-friendly (30)
Scenic View (27)
Notable Wine List (16)
Great for Lunch (11)
Great for Brunch (3)
Authentic (2)
People Watching (2)
Casual (1)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Good for a Date (1)
Worth the Drive (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Outstanding Value (1)
Spicy (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 24, 2017

This was a terrible experience at a restaurant we previously enjoyed. I ordered edamame and Peking duck. After placing the order the server returned to say these items were unavailable. However, a table that ordered after us was served edamame. In addition, the service was slow in bringing drinks and other items. Also, we dined outside but the music was exceptionally loud. In short, we couldn't wait to leave.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Horrible service! Sat for 20 minutes and never even got water. We were one of 5 tables full and we counted 7 servers. Had to leave and they didn't even notice. Don't waste your time! Get sushi next door at City Oyster for reals service. Never coming back

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 14, 2017

Unfortunately, it was unknown to us when making the reservation that it was a set menu (for Valentine's Day). Server said it was OpenTable's fault for not posting it online. No prob, but on top of that, food was from a new menu and so not good. Too bad, I live down the block and come often - hope they go back to the the old menu, so much better. Great service as usual though.

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 10, 2017

Jim and I had this great server, Rob. He was very personable as well as helpful. I am gluten free and a fussy eater. He guided me to the perfect solution from the grill section and the pineapple fried rice. Just perfect. This was our 1st time upstairs in the Sky Bar section. I recommend asking for a window seat if you go. The view is what makes it even more special!

Tags: People Watching, Spicy, Gluten Free Options
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on January 28, 2017

This restaurant has an early bird menu but no menu was available. The sushi we had was absolutely delicious but the price was outrageously expensive. It cost $3.33 for each piece! The shrimp shu mai was very tough and not very tasty.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 4, 2017

The food was good but the service was so horrible, it was beyond bad. I wouldn't go back for that reason..

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on December 31, 2016

New Years Eve

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 29, 2016

Forks had food from previous people . Pretty gross
We never really got all the food and drinks that we ordered.
Manager try to make it better sending us a cheese cake slice.
Not enough sugar on top for us

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2016

Good service, good food and good value. Adam was efficient and super nice.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 22, 2016

The ambience, service and food was excellent. I've been to the restaurant before, but brought two people who have never been there in the past. They could not get over how good everything was. Thank you to the hostess, server and chefs for an amazing night.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Tried Buddha Garden because it seemed like a new type of eating experience. We were a party of six, three couples . I would say it was a split decision on Buddha Garden. Two of the women did not like their main course. One item was a salad with duck. She found the duck dry and tasteless. The other women had the lettuce wrap salad. This salad had romaine lettuce for the wraps which she found hard to use. She likes an iceberg style lettuce better.
The Korean ribs were quite good . I had the Buddha Rainbow sushi roll which I found good. The men in our party were fine with the food but found the place a bit too noisy.
My husband and I may go back again, but on our own.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 4, 2016

I had heard mixed reviews about Buddah Garden so since we earned an open table award we thought it was the perfect time to try them. The prices are ridiculous. The portions are small. We got there 10 minutes prior to happy hour ending and they would not allow us to order food from the happy hour menu. They did allow us 1 glass of wine at the happy hour price so that seemed odd.
The pineapple fried rice had so much curry and the tiniest pieces of pineapple and chicken we thought we had the wrong dish. Sorry to say we will never go back nor recommend this place. The location is great and they seem to have a hot rooftop bar which might be their draw but as far as we are concerned it was a rip off!

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 (Miami)·Dined on May 5, 2016

As always, the Asian fusion cuisine is very good. I highly recommend a visit for very good food and an eclectic atmosphere. The dim sum dishes are all very good. We always get the spicy pork dumplings. They come with three sauces that add your choice of a soy, sweetness, or a little heat. The sea salt and truffled edamame is a nice, quick starter to share while you wait for your appetizers. The rock shrimp appetizer is a very nice sized portion that was plenty for two people, and can even be enough for three or four people. All the sushi dishes offer variety and are worth trying. Oh...and their craft cocktails are very creative and tasty. Enjoy your visit!

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 (Miami)·Dined on April 1, 2016

Just finished eating here and honestly it's not worth the time or hype to eat here. We were sat in an unorganized matter and where I was sat down I was hit every time someone walked by which was the entire time because I was right next to the computer to order. We were not greeted or given any attention for 15 min. Our waitress was nice, but seemed stress and uninterested in talking about the menu. I picked this place for my boyfriends birthday and we didn't enjoy a moment of it. And they must have not looked at the notes of me stating it was his birthday because not even the words happy birthday came out of anyone's mouth. Just overall not a good experience and we won't be back. Lastly food wasn't bad, the Atlantic roll, bourbon chicken and veggie tempura w/ sauce were good.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on March 23, 2016

Innovative approach to food but dishes were over-seasoned. Better if the natural flavors take center stage, not soy sauce and other accents.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on March 20, 2016

This restaurant used to be a solid choice with good sushi. Had not only the worse service I've ever had in a restaurant, but the sushi wasn't fresh and the whole night was just a disaster. Hard to believe they are still in business.

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 (Key West)·Dined on February 27, 2016

Lovely atmosphere

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 (Miami)·Dined on February 14, 2016

My boyfriend and I went here on Valentine's day. I have been searching for a place like this for so long! It was such a beautiful place. We had upper level seating with our reservation that we were unaware of on our arrival so that was a nice surprise. The ambiance is one of a kind and i love the beautiful Japanese tree in the center of all the diners. For how busy they must have been the service was excellent our waiter Matt made recommendations and we took them, I'm glad we did! We got the baked scallops as an appetizer they were perfection. However, If I did it again I would've requested our sushi(great wall) first before the rest of the food. It was all beautifully presented and my boyfriend really loved everything especially the mushroom dumplings. I wish it was more food for the price but overall it was wonderful and I'm so happy I chose it for the occasion and will definitely be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 14, 2016

We never tried Buddha Garden before and were on Open Table looking to get Valentines reservations and when it came up we decided to book it. We were happily surprised upon arrival how pretty the restaurant was. The host was very polite as was our waiter. The menu had a great selection and we sampled many items and found all to be delicious. Good thing we were not in a rush because some of our items seemed to have been forgotten about and were only delivered to us upon asking. The last plate to arrive 2 hours into our meal was my husbands main course. He ordered the Valentines day special filet of snapper. He received a tempura whole fish. Obviously not what he intended. We politely returned this dish and the waiter was kind enough to send us over a dessert and give a discount on the bill for the inconvenience. This service issue would not keep me from dining here again. The food was terrific and I'm sure it was just an oversight

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on February 6, 2016

We're not quite sure why the horrible loud, pounding music is piped all thought the building.... to both floors... so that talking to your companions or even the server requires screaming.
Obviously, they aren't interested in what the decibels will do to our or their employees' hearing! We DEFINITELY WON'T RETURN ON THE WEEKEND, AND WILL WARN ALL OUR FRIENDS AS WELL!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2016

Unrecognizable Chinese food. Really, what is this stuff? Maybe just a bad night, but wow, NG.

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 (Miami)·Dined on January 3, 2016

best sushi I have had in Florida in years! service wasn't fabulous but we weren't in a rush so it wasn't a problem.

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on December 19, 2015

The food was excellant! Great atmosphere and service!

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 12, 2015

Since this is not our first time. It makes complete sense that we completely love this place. Every thing about it. I love the cherry tree, the Chihuly in the bar. The food the service.

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 4, 2015

Very lively surrounding, noisy, but not loud enough that you can't hear what people are saying. Service was very accommodating and kind

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 9, 2015

Lovely atmosphere on trendy Atlantic Ave in Delray Beach. Attentive service and beautifully presented plates. Someone cares about the food in the kitchen and it shows. Loved the Lychee martini - generous size but awkward glass to hold. Liked the breakdown in the menu- wok, sushi, dim sum and grilled which made it easier to order. Comfortable seating, good lighting & a large enough table to hold all our choices. A bit noisy mostly from the din outside but manageable inside. We will be back soon to sample more of their offerings.

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on September 1, 2015

We were extremely disappointed with the service from our server. The food was delivered and served in a dysfunctional manner. It seemed as though he had forgotten to place the majority of out order. It took a total of 1hr and 15 min to get everything, although that's being generous since he missed two of the main dishes we had ordered and subsequently canceled after the long wait.

Tags: Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 29, 2015

Great location. Food is wonderful, service is outstanding, always try something new in menu and never disappointed.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 27, 2015

Great food and great service. I love this place. I like the upstairs Buddha Skybar and the Buddha Garden. The Skybar is more for Happy Hour and drinks with your friends and it gives you a very good view of the beautiful Delray Beach. The Garden is more of an intimate warm feeling! The food is fabulous!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 21, 2015

Poor service. Sushi is great the rest of food was dry & overcooked (Again- 2nd time in 3 months). We are local & will not go back here.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 21, 2015

Amazing. Every time it's just amazing!

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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 20, 2015

One of our favorite happy hour places. Great food. Rock shrimp tempura is a must. Pineapple fried rice delicious. So much more. Very affordable with a great selection of drinks. Always a winner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on August 7, 2015

A modern restaurant with a South Beach vibe. Our service was amazing. While our starters were okay, it was the sushi rolls that really excelled. Excellent ingredrients with beautiful presentation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on July 18, 2015

Tried Buddha Garden while visiting Del Ray. We decided to eat early at 4:45 and was pleasantly surprised to learn that there menu was 1/2 off for happy hour (4-6). Even the drinks. All the food was delicious. Sushi roll, Handsome Rob was my favorite! We order a large amount of food, there was 5 adults and the bill was only 115 w/ tip. Next time I am in Del Ray this is my first stop.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 10, 2015

A great variety of sushi and the peking duck platter is the best around. Service and ambiance and people watching on "The Avenue" is as good as it gets. Funny to watch the tourists reaction when the freight train goes right thru the center of town.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on July 3, 2015

We've been to both Buddha Garden and Buddha Sky Bar quite a few times - love the food and the atmosphere! Always bring friends who have never been - its such a change for them....great asian fusion food and super atmosphere in both locales [and so different from each other!]

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on May 30, 2015

The sushi was quite good- probably a little too expensive though. The service was excellent. The upstairs location tries too hard to be exclusive- this is Delray Beach, not South Beach.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on May 12, 2015

I absolutely LOVE everything about this place! I came for the first time on a casual date night with my boyfriend and we have become consistent customers ever since .

For a date-- its spectacular. The entire ambiance awesome and the decor is really something extraordinary. I asked if they had any private party rooms for my company meeting and wow I was amazed at all the different locations that Buddha offered on 3 different floors, it is a gem. I walked by and never acknowledged it for some time before finally deciding to go on a whim. Whether for a casual date night or just out with friends, THIS is where you need to go to impress somebody.

We always start with the edamame (the seasoning they use is delicious) and one of the Dim Sum options, then we usually order the Handsome Rob or the Dragon roll. The sushi always comes out made to perfection..

There is something heart warming and special when you walk into a restaurant and The ENTIRE STAFF is friendly and remembers your name. We definitely always will recommend this place. Oh yes you must sit outside on the Avenue (great people watching!!)

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 29, 2015

Perhaps the best attribute of Buddah Garden is the vast array of unique dishes they have, a diversified menu of sushi with a multitude of delicious options. Everything we ate was mouth-watering and there werent any quarrels about the portions or how unbelievable the presentations were. Service is surprisingly fast and efficient and this is despite the heavy traffic, popping hours when the place tended to get jam packed. I was very satisfied with not only the quality of the food but the laid back demeanor of the servers. The ambiance and flair of Atlantic Ave. Pumps through this venue.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 28, 2015

On entering we were greeted warmly by the hostess who sat us at our table without waiting. The place looked pretty busy but our service was very friendly and quick. Our server recommended some great dishes and Omg, they were so Delish! My husband isn't a sushi fan so we were very pleased with the variety and selection available. His steak was phenomenal! (It was a Hangar steak on special) And my Stuffed Salmon was so good I already want to go back for more! We also were impressed by the servers knowledge of the sake menu. We had no idea what we liked but she led us in the right direction with a Bottle I think it was called Black Gold. All around a great experience. I would recommend this place for a romantic or special event for sure!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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