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Bamboo Shoot

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138 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816-9715
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Washington State
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291 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to dinner at Bamboo Shoot. Between us we ordered the fried spring rolls w/ chicken, the Chicken Satay, and a huge bowl of Chiang Mai Noodles. The peanut sauce for the Chicken Satay was one of the better sauces we have had, and we've tried many. The Noodle dish could easily be shared between two. Perhaps a little heavy... More 

Thank busconi
Marrowstone Island, Washington
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Chelan was a surprise with how expensive eating out was but Bamboo shoots took the prize for just pain terrible food. Out of the 8 dishes we ordered for our group to share, two were good, 2 were ok and 4 were just flavorless or bad. Bummer...

Thank gemokeeffe
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118 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoy dining at the Bamboo Shoot and go often. We've tried many of their menu items over the years and find that we enjoy them all. We particular like the Pad See Ew and Panang Curry. The Bamboo Shoot is never too busy for some reason, which always puzzles us as we've had nothing but great experiences here. The... More 

Thank C W
Seattle, WA
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

After a day of swimming, we were hungry and craving Thai food. This place did the job and the price wasn't too bad either.

Thank johnny206
Newcastle, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Called into the Bamboo Shoot for dinner a couple of nights ago. Food here is okay and I think a bit expensive for what it is. The dinner was not very authentic Asian (I have tralvelled extensively throughout SE Asia many times) and has been Americanised to what they think people want. This is unfortunate as it definitely loses something... More 

Thank Ossey2282
Port Townsend, Washington
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I discovered this restaurant four years ago and make it a must do on my annual travel to a conference in Lake Chelan. The Hibachi table is ala Benihana with the excellent chef a master at cooking and theatre. My friends and I have spent many great hours there and I recommend it for diners of all ages.

Thank Jillbuhler
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Food was ok. I have had better; I have had worse. I belive they would be better to move from "Asian Fusion" and pick a cuisine and go with it.

Thank George S
Seattle, Washington
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

We were looking for a restaurant that had vegan/vegetarian options and this one did so we decided to try it. We enjoyed our meals. The service was very good. Portions were just right. The prices matched the quality. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a veg meal.

Thank Claudette B
Issaquah, Washington
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is the second time I have been to this restaurant. First time was back in 2010 so we decided to give this a try again. But nothing has changed. they are always short on staff. Atleast the food was ok the last time around. This time, it was not even worth the wait. First, there is a long wait... More 

Thank DetectiveMuffin
Washington State
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Quaint Thai-style restaurant. We had the chicken spring rolls appetizer, and the basil chicken with cashews & black Thai sauce. Both were delicious and plenty to share. We had been warned that the portions were huge and we were so glad we split the items. Service was kind and attentive! Will definitely go back.

Thank HFoodietraveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816-9715
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Chelan

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