Buddakan, a modern Asian Fusion restaurant located in Atlantic City at the Pier Shops at Caesars, is a sophisticated eatery and lounge. On your next vacation to Bluegreen at Atlantic Palace, get decked out to dine here, whether for a date night or for a lively night out with friends and family. The unique ambiance and the French, American, and Asian inspired food, along with the many drink options, are sure to leave you satisfied.
Walking into Buddakan is like walking into an Asian garden. The massive Golden Buddha sits in a lit up shrine overlooking the room, with a long communal dining room table at its feet. Featuring high, starry-filled ceilings surrounded by neon lighting, guests take in the special décor while dining and sipping sake or specialty cocktails.
Delicious Dishes, Drinks and Desserts
Buddakan’s perfectly plated dishes look just as good as they taste. The attentive staff recommend you share their creative cuisine with others, in a family style of dining. Buddakan’s starters include the pork pot stickers with Chinese red vinegar, tuna spring rolls with crispy shallots and chili mayonnaise, and the edamame ravioli. Noodles and rice dishes fill the menu, like chicken and shrimp pad Thai and crab fried rice. And let’s not forget about the flavor packed dinner dishes like the Pan Seared Sea Bass, served with haricots verts, butternut squash, maitake mushrooms, and a truffle jus. Buddakan’s hot entrees also include the pan roasted duck breast, grilled lamb chops with Chinese eggplant, garlic sauce, and a Thai basil pesto, and the Wasabi crusted Filet Mignon with sweet potato mash.
A long list of chilled sake selections fills the drinks list, to accompany the delicious dishes. Guests can choose to have it by the glass, carafe, or bottle. You can even order a Sake Tasting or Sake Flight, to try a few of their many types, including their fruity Eiko Fuji Ban Ryu or the smooth Seikyo.
If you’re in the mood for one of their decadent desserts, they have a few to choose from. Their Chocolate Bento Box boasts a banana tower, warm cake, chocolate pagoda, chocolate almonds, and cashew candy bars. They even have classics like cheesecake and an amazing coconut rice pudding.
On your visit to Buddakan, keep in mind they offer happy hour specials from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Buddakan also serves lunch and dinner all week long. Bluegreen at Atlantic Palace is less than one mile from Buddakan. It’s just minutes by car or a great place to walk to while on the Boardwalk.