Buddakan, Atlantic City, NJ:
A Restaurant Review

Buddakan, Atlantic City, NJ
The Playground
1 Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic City, NJ
(609) 674-0100

Restaurant Highlights

Fare:  Asian Fusion

Price:  Very Expensive

Food Quality: 3 Stars

Service: 3 1/2 Stars

Decor: 4 Stars

Overall Rating: 3 1/2 Stars

Note: Four star Rating System from
1/2 Star = poor to
Four stars = Best in Class

Excellent Asian Fusion cuisine with extraordinary Decor and Ambiance

A destination restaurant for an intimate romantic occasion or to celebrate a special occasion

Value:  Good

Noise Level:   Moderate

Dress:  Upscale Casual

Recommended For:  Diners who enjoy top draw Asian fusion cuisine with extraordinary decor in a trendy, vibrant setting.

Not Recommended For: Budget conscious diners who prefer less expensive, simpler food in a more family oriented casual setting

Recommended dishes:  When available, Alaskan King Salmon; Wok Cashew Chicken; and the Wasabi Crusted Filet Mignon.

Liquor:  Full service bar with an excellent selection of specialty cocktails

Restaurant Review

Buddakan is an excellent Asian-Fusion restaurant operated by the famed Stephan Starr restaurant group with locations in NYC and Philadelphia.

This is destination restaurant that is ideal for diners looking for a memorable experience either for an intimate romantic occasion or for celebrating a special occasion.

The menu features influences from China, Japan, Thailand, and Korea that come together to provide creatively prepared, and artfully presented dishes.

The restaurant is located on the third floor of the The Playground in a spacious setting. The interior decor is extra ordinary --- posh, Hollywood style with it's dimly lit blend of Asian with a trendy NYC vibe.

The centerpiece of the main dining area is the giant gold Buddha statue on the top end of table overseeing the diners.

There are several private dining areas located around the main dining area as well as an upstairs. The booths on the sides of the main seating area are ideal for a romantic occasion or a private function with friends. They have bench seating with soft cushions and throw pillows. The booths are surrounded with gold beads and chiffon.

Buddakan is open seven days/week

(updated: December, 2018)

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