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Bamboo Garden

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625 W Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-7031
+1 512-444-6022
11:00 - 21:30
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Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:30
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Austin, Texas
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

My usual go to Chinese restaurant was super busy and I didn't want to wait. Bamboo Garden is near my house so I dropped in. I'd eaten here before a few years back. Its kind of nondescript tucked back into the corner of a shopping strip that's kind of blocked from view. I seemed to remember the food being 'ok'.... More 

Thank Orion G
Dublin, Georgia
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487 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

First time here. Friendly, prompt service. Food service almost immediately. Piping hot and very good. Our group was in and out in less than 30 minutes.

Thank CobaltConnection
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced, old school, Chinese food. This isn't your corporate variety of cuisine. This family run business serves up many of the classics and some signature dishes. We had the pan fried noodles, Kung pao beef, soups, and eggrolls(actually spring rolls which we prefer). All were excellent and full of complex "in country" flavors. This isn't fine dining so don't... More 

Thank Martin F
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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

Bamboo Gardens, Austin, TX, rated awesome by our hotel, Hampton Inn, it was anything but. First it took my wife what seemed like 10 minutes to get them to understand her cell number and order. Then they called her back butchering her name so bad she thought it was a wrong number. Then we thought it might be them confirming... More 

Thank ytram1949
Brownwood, Texas
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2014

This Chinese restaurant in South Austin reliably serves up traditional dishes that are both tasty and large. Christine, the owner, and her son Clement will greet you with a friendly smile. If you have a large party they will show you to a semi-private table where most of the normal restaurant noises will be filtered out. My mother has a... More 

Thank Texaggie68
Arlington, Texas
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2014

After driving all day we were too tired to go out and look for food. Our hotel told us this restaurant delivered to our room so we went for it. The Following Items were in our opinion Very Good: Fried Calamari appetizer, Mandarin Hot Beef entree, sweet and sour pork entree (small pieces and not too much batter, good sauce),... More 

Thank LegacyCare
San Antonio, Texas
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Bamboo Garden has been an South Austin tradition for 30+ years. That says a lot because very few restaurants in Austin stay around that long. The location is in a small strip center but it is well-lit and safe. The restaurant is always spotless and the staff are always friendly. This place has a lot of regular diners who the... More 

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Reviewed 2 September 2009

It's not the best, but pretty decent. Also, the price is OK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian
Restaurant features
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 W Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704-7031
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-444-6022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?