Thank you Ari LeVaux for awarding Budai Gourmet Chinese as your Best Chinese Restaurant in the Alibi!

Come Celebrate the Year of the Monkey!

Sunday, Feb. 7th, 2016
Guests arrive at 6pm.
Live Lion Dance Show at 6:30pm
Dinner Menu:
  • Winter Melon Shittake Ham Soup
Cold Appetizers
  • Jellyfish in rice vinegar 
  • Pork in garlic paste
 Main Courses
  • Tea Leaves Smoked Duck
  • Sea Cucumber in Oyster Sauce over Napa Cabbage
  • Crispy Flounder in Black Vinegar 
  • Salt and Pepper Prawns 
  • Beef with Chinese Gai Lan
  • Eight Treasures Sticky Rice
$43/person - Includes dinner and show. 
No substitution please.
 All reservations require a $30 deposit.


We offer you and your loved ones hand-crafted dishes influenced from Taiwan, Shanghai, and Southern China. Please don't hesitate to ask Elsa more about the menu, suggestions or dietary requests.  We can tailor a meal just for you, and of course, we also cater events large and small.

Check out at our menu, and come visit us

Bon appétit!

Press and Reviews

"It still felt like Budai had given us a taste of Taiwan, along with a good tour of what well-prepared Chinese can be." - Andrea Lin, Albuquerque Journal

"It'll rub your belly the right way." - Ari LeVaux, Alibi

"Budai Gourmet Chinese garners a well-deserved reputation as a fine destination restaurant." - Shari Taylor, Local IQ

"Budai is a very special restaurant, one which should be shared with open-minded friends who love food as much as you do." - Gil Garduno, Gil's Thrilling (and filling) Blog

"Unquestionably the Best Chinese Restaurant in ABQ. Maybe Even the state…" - Larry McGoldrick, Larry's Albuquerque Food Musings

"Budai is a seriously rewarding adventure for any foodie looking to check off outlandish things on their international cuisine bucket list." - Sam Bertken, Movato Blog

Budai Gourmet Chinese 6300 San Mateo NE H-1, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87109 | 505-797-7898

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