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Buddha Bar

25 Little West 12th St, New York City, NY 10014-1301
+1 212-647-7314
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Horrible service & very rude!!

I've been to several "trendy" restaurants in the city, so I don't know why at Ajna they feel like... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2009
Ruby's Review

I have just recently visited Buddha Bar (Ajna Bar now named) & it was the most amazing place, the... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2009
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible22%
21 May 2017
“sushi at its best”
3 Nov 2015
“A very groovy place to dine”
25 Little West 12th St, New York City, NY 10014-1301
West Village
+1 212-647-7314
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Reviewed 7 December 2009

I've been to several "trendy" restaurants in the city, so I don't know why at Ajna they feel like they are so "special" that they can't accommodate their menu for vegetarians or make any changes whatsoever. First, I wasn't allowed into the restaurant until I...More

4  Thank veggiegal88
Reviewed 1 December 2009

I have just recently visited Buddha Bar (Ajna Bar now named) & it was the most amazing place, the food was great, loved the music so unique and beautiful to dance to & the ambiance of the place was nothing like I have seen before,...More

3  Thank Ruby93
Reviewed 5 August 2009

- Overly helpful waitress, to the point of annoyance (repeatedly interrupting conversations to ask if we'd like more water or other trivialities), but helpful nonetheless - Good food - enjoyed it very much - nice decor - looks like a posh place, IS a posh...More

Reviewed 16 March 2009

Being a regular to the Paris Buddha Bar, I thought I would try the New York one during a recent visit. My wife and I arrived for dinner and were met by friendly staff and shown to our table. The place looked great and as...More

4  Thank Gibo6
Reviewed 26 January 2009

I went to Buddha Bar for my birthday dinner on Jan 23rd and this was my first time and I definately had a great birthday. The dinner was excellent and I was comfortably full. I had the chillean sea bass on "sticky" rice, and it...More

1  Thank aquarius007
Reviewed 12 January 2009

went there for my fella's 34th birthday after he seen it on mtv and after my friend recommended it. we were extremely impressed by the interior decor, cocktails (even though we spilt them!), service, music (very funky!) and food (very tasty!). it was abit out...More

Thank nottsmaria
Reviewed 5 January 2009

don't go here! bouncers are nasty and management doesn't care. Go to a club where you don't get abused.

Thank chopperz
Reviewed 7 December 2008

I am a regular a the Buddha Bar and let me tell you how such a great place with great food looses so much with an hostess in particulat, her name is Amber, I asked her her name. She is rude, non accomodating, and with...More

Thank michaelvts
Reviewed 18 May 2008

There was a time when it was fun, and the crowd was cool, and paying 18 bucks for a drink a rude bartender was fine with me. But time has marched on, and this place is not cool any more. You wouldn't know that by...More

1  Thank likeiseeit2008
Reviewed 16 March 2008

My friend and i came upon this place with no previous knowledge. Alarm bells should have rung when admission was granted by a smartly dressed man whom demanded ID and a credit card which was whisked away with no explanation. The interior and music was...More

5  Thank furriehugo
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