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325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
+1 215-574-9440
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bento box” (32 reviews)
“tuna pizza” (18 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
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Reviewed yesterday

I wasn’t enthusiastic about going to this restaurant suggested by the friends we were with, but the food turned out to be very good. The restaurant is visually pleasing but very, very noisy which took away from the experience of spending time with friends.

Thank NancyProvidence_RI
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always delicious food. Separate gluten free menu. Great for lunch and dinner. Bento Box lunch is great value and many choices of some best items on menu.

Thank themimmer
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a party of seven and spent over $800. The food was very good. The lobster egg rolls, chow fun, sticky fried rice, and rock shrimp buns were really good. The wasabi mashed potatoes were really good. But the beef filet was ok, but...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Started with calamari salad that was quite good. Downhill after that. Edamame dumplings were mushy and tasteless, mushroom potstickers were exceedingly salty, chinese eggplant and lobster fried rice were fine, chocolate mousse dessert was served still partially frozen (a big disappointment). For the price I...More

Thank mreconomist
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Buddakhan in NYC and absolutely loved it. Thought we would try the Philadelphia restaurant. Although the restaurant was not as large as the NYC location, it was every bit as wonderful! The ambience is so lovely, comfortable and relaxing. The Wok...More

Thank BeauCoop
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have wanted to try this restaurant in our past few visits to Philadelphia. Definitely glad we finally ate there. Great service! Wonderful selection! My daughter who is a vegetarian had plenty to choose from on the menu.

Thank 53debrak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was amazing, delicious Asian cuisine. Tried mostly from the Dim Sum items - all were great.

Thank Mmarzouca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at Budakkan and it has been a delight. Amazing vegetarian options for appetizers (try the cauliflower and eggplant appetizer) and really good vegan pad thai (tofu in place of shrimp). Donuts are to die for and so is the ambience....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told by a friend to go here for dinner when in Philly. Oh yes!! The BEST Asian fusion ever. Spicy rock shrimp bao buns could be the best flavor combination in the world. We were told to have the doughnuts with dipping sauce...More

Thank Carleen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is located on the historical old town section of Philadelphia. I like the asian decor...beautiful and classy. Ambiance was great. The service at the bar was friendly and very profedsional. They did not have happy hour though. Dinner was very good. The edmame...More

Thank yfess2
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Questions & Answers
21 April 2017|
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Response from brooklynbayridge | Reviewed this property |
They do not use msg in there food.
29 October 2016|
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
if you can find something for them to eat, although, I've never seen children in there.
Sheila E
17 January 2016|
Response from kindguy98 | Reviewed this property |
The menu can be found at centercityphila.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2614
    (Between 3rd & 4th on Chestnut)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-574-9440
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