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1056 Cond Ashford Plz, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-6919
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11:30 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overpriced menu with overwhelming amounts of MSG are served in this centrally located restaurant. The location offers a magnificent view (if you are able to visit during sunset) but overall experience falls short of the price tag accompanied by each plate. Service is detailed and waiters are attentive but lacks creativity and is in dire need of an overall menu... More 

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Thank Franco R
Beverly Hills, California
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked out Budatai as a result of a recommendation from a friend. The restaurant is clean and nice; staff very friendly. Food was just ok--nothing special.

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Thank Jonathan F
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to Budatai twice before, once a year ago and once a year and a half ago. Both times before, the food was good- very good even. This time though, it was truly excellent. I am not sure if there is a new kitchen staff or what, but there was a marked difference in quality. We were a... More 

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Thank srdamico
Wellington, Ohio
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So close to everything And such good reviews....what was everyone thinking?!?! Let's start with the entrance....seriously felt like I was walking up the stairs in a parking garage until we came to the enter entrance. The place is quite chic and has a great view of the area. The table behind us literally got a 5 minute review of the... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your into Asian Fusion, this is your place. Service and presentation were great. Amazing cocktails as well

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Thank amarciano1965
Chester, New Jersey
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a nice meal here with a large group of work colleagues. The restaurant is in a good location, being in the center of Condado. It is on the second floor, giving it great views out to sea. Given the group size we were in a private room which was great, the downside was that we had a fixed menu,... More 

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Thank Rob B
Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here looking for thai food, but other than the pad thai, we did not see much for thai on the menu- I'd say it is more Chinese food? The pork dumplings were delicious, and the rolls were ok- but I would not say "sushi restaurant grade". Service was pretty good, and the restaurant itself has a great ambiance!

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Thank McDuff09
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Almost everything I have had here has been good, with some dishes reaching excellent. Among the latter: dumplings, duck fried rice, sliders, lo mein...solid service and a tastefully, minimalist décor add to a very enjoyable experience. Cons: valet parking can take a loooonnnngggg time when all you want to do is go home and take a nap...

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Thank Arturo D
Estado de Mexico, Mexico
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It's a good restaurant how ever their base menu does not have many Thai dishes Price, according the food Place, nice place in a second floor, a little dark for my perspective Service, very good services Food, the food tested was very good, unfortunately they don't have more Thai selections

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Thank Viajeros314
Monroeville, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

My husband had been here several times prior, but this my my first visit. We had a great meal. We ate tapas style and ordered several appetizers. The pork dumplings with truffles were amazing...everything was wonderful. The service was great, our waiter explained the foods and was very attentive. We will be back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$100
Cuisine
Sushi, Asian, Thai, Japanese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1056 Cond Ashford Plz, San Juan 00911-1102, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-6919

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?