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Bamboo Garden Restaurant

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1130 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
250-871-8808
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good buffet for that club meet up.

always loads of hot food, lots of variety , also sushi and desserts.Family restaurant large and spacious wheel chair accessible.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Mike H
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Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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Nanaimo, Canada
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very friendly staff, spacious seating, fair prices. My partner and I shared the Wor Wonton and the bowl was full enough to almost bring some home. I had an egg roll and it was done perfectly. My partner tried the Goi Cuon and apparently it too was excellent. This restaurant serves Cantonese & szechaun & Vietnamese. We ordered sweet and... More 

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Thank PubSeniors
Comox, British Columbia, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

always loads of hot food, lots of variety , also sushi and desserts.Family restaurant large and spacious wheel chair accessible.

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Thank Mike H
Nanaimo, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went to this place to hopefully enjoy a good Chinese buffet. There was hardly any food in the steam table, and the little I got tasted terrible! One item I had was "crunchy coconut prawns", which was like eating a soft sponge. I did like the chicken balls, but there was no sweet and sour sauce in the little... More 

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Thank Deb S
Nanaimo, British Columbia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for the buffet and there was no food left... nothing but empty warmers. The only thing there was were won-tons, so started with that. Tried again... same thing. Thinking that the third time up would be a charm but nope!!!! There where other customers also waiting and the only food they brought out as chow mien and rice. Then... More 

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Thank madsjc
Black Creek, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this restaurant online. Looking to try something new in town. Had a 3.8 out of 5 rating so thought we'd give it a try. Well we didn't end up even trying their food the service was that bad. She didn't seat us. Didn't even ask us to seat ourselves. She got on her phone after we walked in and... More 

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Thank SMDL1984
Tofino, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

As we are not familiar with Courtenay, we decided to go to this restaurant as we are partial to Chinese food. When we went (on a Friday night) the restaurant was filled with locals: families, teenagers, and local couples. To us this was a good sign. Their buffet seemed to be the centre of attention that night. We did not... More 

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Thank KJC3004
Shawnigan Lake, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

best Chinese, close to my hotel hot and fast delivery, order from here every time i come here, they also have a great all you can eat buffet

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Thank Bill H
Courtenay, Canada
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

This is my very favorite place in the Comox Valley to get Chinese food at. The menu items are great but the buffet is even better. I like that they keep it replenished regularly.

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Thank Mark A
Courtenay, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

I got delivery from Bamboo garden. 4 dishes, $50.00. Every single dish was HORRIBLE.... Soggy, burnt, and just not edible. It left a lingering nasty taste in my mouth. No one in my family could eat it. I was offered a credit of $20.00, no thanks, never again.

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Thank Natasha B
Courtenay, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

I have ordered from there regularly but have noticed a decline in the quality of food. Not sure if they have a new chef or different suppliers but I'm at the point where I will be going elsewhere. I ordered tonight and it was horrible, there was so much grease it was not edible, we ended up taking the order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1130 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Comox Valley  >  Courtenay
  • Phone Number: 250-871-8808

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?