Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Mon - Thur: 5pm - 11pm
Fri - Sat: 5pm - 12am
Sun: 4pm - 10pm
While the magnificent, 10-foot-tall Buddha glinting by candlelight is likely the first thing to catch your eye upon entering Buddakan, regulars of this iconic Philadelphia hotspot know that taste is the most vital sense when it comes to embracing its ever-evolving Modern Asian cuisine. A fast-paced, high-energy space that rewards admirers of signature style and smart design, this is a restaurant that reaches out to greet you, whether you’re a well-traveled diner with adventurous desires or a newcomer armed with an eagerness for exotic flavors. Beloved classic dishes like edamame dumplings, char siu pork buns and Kobe beef satay share menu space with ambitious entrees that marry daring influences from East, West and beyond. The rich cooking traditions of China, Japan, Thailand and Korea come together in our kitchen, pleasing palates with the likes whole Peking duck, signature sizzling-oil sashimi, classic pad Thai and kimchee-laden beef fried rice. Whether you’re craving a cutting-edge Asian-influenced cocktail, a bento box lunch or a full dinner set at our dramatic communal table, let Buddakan help you escape halfway across the globe — if only for an evening.
A ten foot gold gilded Buddha warmly smiles down upon guests as they dine on exquisite modern Asian Cuisine. A shimmering waterfall and luminous onyx communal table enhance the atmosphere establishing Buddakan as Philadelphia's most hight sought after dining destination.