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Bamboo Garden Restaurant

1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
+1 575-887-5145
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
17 May 2018
“New owners”
3 Jun 2018
“Not very hood”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this place again since the owners had changed. Bad choice, the food was just not that good. And one of their soups tasted like dish soap. The staff was very nice and the restaurant was very clean.

Thank Candace V
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Recent changes. New owners. Now open 7 days a week from 11am to 10pm. Can no longer call in an order for takeout. Buffet take out: you have to go there and get what you want. Limited to what fits in the to go container....More

Thank cnanrw
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I relocated to Carlsbad 17 years ago. This has by far been my favorite restaurant. Sorry to see them sell the business effective 4/1/2018.

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I ask for my rice to be boxed up and she threw a fit. I'll never go back!_ The buffet (husband had this) was mediocre.

Thank Pam F
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant refused service to a paying customer because they did not shower that day. Said she would not feed a homeless person, while they were standing in front of her! So rude and disrespectful! I would never step foot in this establishment again!

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This restaurant is basically a self-serve place. They seat you, one charge for dinner, you get up and select your own food, and take it back to your table. When done, you pay on the way out. The food was excellent, the choices were numerous,...More

1  Thank Mikesapp2015
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Word of mouth said this was the place to go. The place looks great inside, not very friendly staff, but the food was plentiful, hot, and tasted great. The restaurant was really hot inside, kinda humid. It was the middle of November so not sure...More

Thank ashlogo
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We found several restaurants that were not open on Saturday evening, so we decided to try Bamboo Garden. We were very pleasantly surprised. Their buffet is very good with lots of choices and it is kept fresh. They are constantly refilling it. Service was good...More

Thank mrst44
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Street “Extensive buffet” At the recommendation of our hotel desk staff, we enjoyed a tasty dinner at this restaurant. The buffet has many selections including salads and desserts. The only thing that we didn’t like---we ate too much.

Thank lovetotravel1492
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went to Bamboo Garden in Carlsbad for dinner. I have found that when traveling that Chinese restaurants can sometimes be sanitarily sketchy. Not this one! The food delicious and plentiful, the décor (lacquered oriental redwood and gold) and the service was excellently attentive. We did...More

2  Thank eugene s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-5145
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