As soon as you enter Budatai you are enthralled by the charm of its exotic, lavish atmosphere. A remarkable place, the two-story restaurant sits above high end shops the likes of Salvatore Ferragamo and Cartier, and embodies the essence of traditional and contemporary modern Asian inspired interiors with a touch of the luxury of the most extravagant of jewel boxes.
A collection of Buddha statues and oriental colors help create the special atmosphere that go well beyond your expectations to ensure a relaxing yet exciting experience. An incredible energy and unique ambiance – a must-see and be-seen trendy 3-in-1 (restaurant, bar, terrace) venue is an exceptional restaurant concept.
The bar mezzanine, looks out over the dining area where the most beautiful view of San Juan’s “La Ventana al Mar” frames swinging palm trees and ocean waves. The soft-lighting, rich dark furniture, silk lined walls, lush reds and golds, luxurious fabrics and mother of pearl columns all come together to create an opulent and refined décor.
A glass and brass staircase with serenely enthroned Buddha heads take guests to the second floor and terrace. A communal high table for fun dining serves to mingle with the relaxing crowd at the bar. Additional seating surrounds the sushi bar while at the terrace the most pleasurable of tropical experiences awaits you.
Chef Roberto Treviño has successfully merged in his menu oriental inspired delicacies with traditional elements of Puerto Rican cookery. Your taste buds travel to far away lands and inventiveness nests in your plate. Chef Treviño calls upon his charms and endless creativity to create a culinary art score that skillfully combines exotic delicacies with high-class cuisine.