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844 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1511
+1 860-236-8888
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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438 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Black Bamboo is our take-out of choice and there are many places to choose from. It always seems the portions are bigger. If there is a shrimp dish you have good sized shrimp. They will also change up an order for you, substitute vegetables if you don't want a lot of cooked onions. They are busy. Weekends could be up... More 

Thank W-Hartford_CT
West Hartford, Connecticut
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

There are several delicious vegan options here. The vegan ribs are great. We really like the vegan general tso's chicken. The service is always great!

Thank veggie-mommy
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136 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

this is a fantastic quick fresh asian type food place.The menu is extensive and good. A local kid started it and it should do well for a good while. If looking for fresh veggies and such you can't go wrong

Thank Kevin O
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great variety of Chinese vegetarian dishes and decent prices. Mostly take out. They cook to order so you get what you want.

Thank Helen S
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Sonny is the owner and you'll find him there most nights. Once he meets you, he never forgets your name and personally greets you every time he sees you. When we are in the mood for Chinese food, this is the place to go. Very clean (restaurant and food), so delicious. The chicken teriyaki appetizer is a fave. We have... More 

Thank Sarah D
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We always get take-out. I eat their once and it was outstanding. Since we live 5 minutes away, I order and drive there. Hot and sour soup, spring rolls, General Tso and lo mein. We fight over the leftovers, it is soon good Round 1 and the next day after. We also like any of the chicken and..... dishes. Their... More 

Thank AOFDawg
New York City, New York
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191 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Tried it based on Trip Advisor rating. Yikes! This is by far the worst Chinese food I have had anywhere! The veggie dumplings had disgustingly chewy, thick dough, the egg rolls were just filled with bland cabbage, and the order for curry chicken/onions only came with only carrots. The pork fried rice was dead and the chicken curry marginally acceptable.... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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268 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant remains consistent with its product. It hasn't changed its quality since the last time I reviewed it a year and a half ago. It is certainly not gourmet though some of its beef products are excellent. The white rice, though, was overcooked. Portion size is very good. Expect a wait as there is normally a line waiting to... More 

Thank Jerandnanc
Bloomfield, New Jersey
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273 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Everyone is loving this place, but I had a different experience. First of all they said it would be an hour before ready not a problem. My husband arrives fifteen minutes early with the line out the door. He actually waited awhile and then asked how much longer before the order would be ready. He said we are extremely backed... More 

Thank Denise C
Norwich, Connecticut
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

A friend , who lives nearby, recommended it. I was passing by on my way home - so, I couldn't resist. Simple menu - very good for GF( gluten-free) folks. Not really suited for dining-in unless you're by yourself and like to people watch. Expedient service. ... Passing by - DEFINITELY - Give it a try!

Thank Just G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 844 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119-1511
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-236-8888

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