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Pink Bamboo

128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
+1 603-319-8809
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“rangoon” (5 reviews)
“lo mein” (4 reviews)
“crispy beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

The pork fried rice was bright yellow with a strange taste and had very few pieces of pork. The beef on a stick was too sweet, but my husband found it edible. The only things I liked was the egg roll and the tea. The...More

Thank Rowena H
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is one of worst . The service is bad, The food is over priced and not good. There many great places in Portsmouth, this is not one of them.

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We've been eating at Pink Bamboo for years now and it is some of the best Chinese there is. It is a touch more expensive than the average "fast food Chinese" but it's worth every penny. The have the best crab rangoons, hands down. In...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 27 June 2017

My wife and I were walking around Portsmouth, NH on a lovely summer evening when we passed Pink Bamboo. Although it was around dinner time we might have kept walking except for the wonderful fragrance of Chinese food that came from the doorway. Not knowing...More

Thank 77Zeke
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Wanted to try out Pink Bamboo's hot pot, which came close to the hot pot's enjoyed while in China. Very friendly and fast service and a nice spread for the hot pot!

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Friday night we enjoyed dinner at Pink Bamboo after having not been in for some time. Right away we noticed the staff was unfamiliar but happily the place and menu were the same. We enjoyed our usual favorites ~ eggrolls, shrimp with peach, egg drop...More

Thank Alyce M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had a quick meal before a meeting and ordered the Crispy Beef dish. I asked whether it came with rice (it didn't, which is unusual), but the waiter gave me a complementary side dish of it, which was nice of him. The food was...More

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The staff is friendly and the service at this restaurant is outstanding. It you are looking to have Hot Pot this is THE place to enjoy it in Portsmouth.

Thank mmchampagne603
Reviewed 16 January 2017

I used TripAdvisor to find the best Chinese in Portsmouth NH and the reviews came thru for me. Pink Bamboo is on a side street off the downtown marketplace but very easy to find. I ordered take out and was surprised that it took less...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff- it was our first time ordering hot pot - which I highly recommend trying! Awesome food, good atmosphere, fair prices, and if you're up for it they have scorpion bowls.

Thank Nicole C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8809
Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
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