Lunch Menu

Soups
Salads
Appetizers
Entrees
Noodles and Sides
Buddakan Bento Lunch
Specialty Cocktails
Non-Alcoholic
Beer


SOUPS

Miso Soup   $10
tofu, Asian vegetables

Egg Drop Chicken Noodle Soup   $11



SALADS

Buddakan House Salad   $12
ginger-carrot dressing

Crispy Calamari Salad   $16
sweet miso dressing

Asian Caesar Salad   $13
spicy cashews

Thai Chicken Salad   $10
napa cabbage, watercress, crispy rice noodles



APPETIZERS

Edamame Dumplings  $15
truffled sauternes-shallot broth

Shrimp Dumplings  $13
water chestnuts, ginger, scallion

General Tso Dumpling   $15
chicken, hot & sour broth

Chicken & Ginger Dumplings   $14
sesame dipping sauce

Szechuan Pork Dumplings   $12
chili-soy broth

Crab & Lobster Dumplings   $13
myoga ginger, lemongrass

Kobe Beef Sliders   $15
toasted sesame brioche, thai basil aioli

Tuna Pizza   $17
tuna carpaccio, spicy aioli, pickled jalapeño, ponzu sauce

Hoisin Glazed Pork Belly   $14
spicy shallots, cabbage, ‘steamed buns’

Tuna Tartare Spring Rolls   $16
crispy shallot, chili ponzu

Cantonese Spring Rolls   $14.5
shrimp, chicken

Buddakan Style Sashimi   $16.5
citrus-soy, sizzling oil

Kobe Beef Satay   $18
vegetable tempura

Dim Sum Sampler   $21
Two each: Chicken & Ginger, Shrimp, Pork, Edamame Dumplings
Served with a chili-soy dipping sauce



ENTREES

Wasabi Tuna Tataki   $28
ginger somen noodles

Char Grilled Dry Aged Beef   $22
szechuan fries, watercress salad

Wok Cashew Chicken   $19
plum wine sauce

Pan Seared Sea Bass   $29
haricots verts, butternut squash, maitake mushrooms, truffle jus

Barbecue Pork Tenderloin   $19
chinese broccoli, giant panko onion rings

Garlic Shrimp Stir-fry   $16
broccoli, beech mushroom, chili

Sweet & Crispy Jumbo Shrimp   $24
citrus-radish salad, candied walnuts

Five Spice Duck Breast   $19
corn & scallion spoon bread

Grilled Lamb Chops   $27
mongolian barbecue sauce, tiger salad

Tea Smoked Spare Ribs   $18
hoisin barbecue, pickled slaw

King Crab Tempura   $26
sweet and sour ponzu sauce



NOODLES AND SIDES

Pad Thai   $26
shrimp, bean sprouts

Dungeness Crab Sticky Rice   $23
x.o. sauce

Lobster Fried Rice   $24
saffron, thai basil

Vegetable Rice   $13
coconut-curry foam

Shrimp Lo Mein   $23
x.o. sauce, scallions



VEGETABLES

Chinese Eggplant   $11
garlic sauce, pine nuts

Steamed Edamame   $11



BUDDAKAN BENTO LUNCH
Choose one item from each of the three categories   $17
Choose three items from any category   $22
Add choice of three dessert to any bento box   $6

| A |
Edamame Dumplings
Cantonese Shrimp & Chicken Spring Roll
Chicken Dumplings
Hoisin Glazed Pork Bun
Kobe Slider
Shrimp Dumplings

| B |
Thai Chicken Salad
Caesar Salad
Miso Soup
Egg Drop Chicken Noodle Soup
Vegetable Rice
House Salad

| C |
Grilled Lamb Chop
Garlic Shrimp
Cashew Chicken
Wasabi Tuna Tataki
Barbecue Ribs

| D |
Passionfruit “mallomar”
Matcha tea cream
Taro mocha
Lime-coconut jelly
Mandarinsicle mousse
Seasonal Buddha cones



SPECIALTY COCKTAILS   $13

Bad Moon on the RIse
absolut, sake, kaffir lime, house-made blood orange shrub

Buddakan Bubble Tea
bacardi rum, coconut milk, chartreuse, tapioca

Flower of Macau
bluecoat gin, midori, egg white, lemon

Strength
tito’s , lillet blanc, cilantro, lime

Geaux East
bulleit bourbon, housemade 5 spice bitters, thai basil tincture

Tei Mei Tuk
mezcal, thai chili, aperol, orgeat

Joy
smirnoff orange, riesling, kiwi

Rickshaw
johnnie walker black label, triple-sec, lemon

Zen-gria – Glass   $11 / Pitcher $44
junmai sake, pinot grigio, ginger brandy, peach



NON-ALCOHOLIC   $5.5

Blood Orange Soda
house-made blood orange shrub, soda

Passion Fruit Lemonade
passion fruit, peach, lemon, sugar

Mango Lassi
yogurt, mango, cardamom



BEER

Seasonal Ask your server about this month’s selection
Lucky Buddha   Lager, Japan   $6
Kirin Light   Light Lager, Japan   $6
Yuengling   Lager, Pennsylvania   $5
Stella Artois   Lager, Belgium   $6
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale  Gose, Japan   $10
Kirin Ichiban 22oz.   Lager, Japan   $10
Sapporo 22oz.   Lager, Japan   $12
Yards Philadelphia Pale Ale   Pale Ale, Pennsylvania   $6
Dogfish Head 60 Min. IPA   Indian Pale Ale, Delaware   $7
Yards Love Stout   Dry Stout, California   $16
Estrella “Daura”   Gluten Free Lager, Spain   $7
Kaliber Non-alcoholic   Lager, Ireland   $6
Crabbie’s Ginger Beer   Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Scotland   $8