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Bambu Restaurant

3993 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C1, Canada
+1 613-738-8800
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (20 reviews)
“sushi” (40 reviews)
“crispy beef” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Chinese, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3993 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C1, Canada
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1 - 10 of 181 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was very good especially bringing a cake for our son's birthday. Waitress evry helpful. food however had too much sauce and dis not taste as fresh as it could.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came for Dim Sum for dinner. It was good, but no Yangtze. Octopus was a little tough. Took waitress forever to bring sugar for luke warm coffee, that she never asked to refill or top off.

Thank FederalMom
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Clean, well staffed, and comfortable set up. The food was good, decent considering the price. Able to accommodate a vegan diet. Overall a good experience.

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This was just a casual visit for a dinner out with a friend. We liked the atmosphere. The waitress was very helpful and friendly. We did have an error in communicating and wound up with a dish that we didn't want. My friend pointed out...More

Thank Brigitte D
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We were a party of 6 and had ordered a number of appetizers plus several main dishes. Each of them were very good. However the service was disappointing given that we arrived at 6:30 and the place was quiet. Instead of serving the appetizers all...More

Thank hausl
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Bambu has a good atmosphere in a restaurant that serves many types of Asian food. Overall we have always enjoyed our meals. The Sunday night menu is a good value as well which allows you to try a variety of menu items for one price....More

Thank norphano
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This neighbour of the airport is an ‘Asian fusion’ place serving something that is supposed to resemble Chinese/Japanese/Thai/Vietnamese cuisine. It succeeds brilliantly in doing all with equal mediocrity. Chicken-fried rice was heavy, overly sweet & salty, & glutinous. The crispy beef Szechuan was deep-fried something-impossible...More

Thank Lewis S
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Modern pan-Asian decor with comfortable booths. The staff is very pleasant staff but the food was disappointing.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Bambu for dim sum. It was delicious. The prices are a bit high compared to other Chinese restaurants. The environment is very nice. We had noodles, steamed ginger shrimp, har gow, shrimp shui mai, salt and pepper prawns and spareribs. It was...More

Thank Golferboy18
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We have eaten several times here before and always found the food OK. We recently had lunch here during a weekday. We were greeted at the door and quickly led to a table. The menu had changed since our last visit and included some dim...More

Thank Crewze
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Response from T-Root-22 | Reviewed this property |
If you look on their website, they have a Gluten Free menu, which I copy pasted here below... It seems like they have quite a few options. Hope this helps! Gluten Free Menu These menu items are either gluten free as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3993 Riverside Dr, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-738-8800
  • This restaurant is at Ottawa Intl Airport (after security)
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