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1555 SE Delaware Ave, Ste I, Ankeny, IA 50021-4011
515-965-5749
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good & fast food for a great price!

I have eaten at Lucky Bamboo for lunch many times and have never been disappointed. They deliver a great meal in a timely fashion and charge a very reasonable price. Plus, they have recently remodeled making their dining experience even better. I highly recommend Lucky Bamboo as a great place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2014
Bryan T
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Ankeny, Iowa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is quick and well priced. They have various spice levels also. One of my favorite places to eat. Only cash or check though so just fyi.

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Thank travelguy1234567
Madrid, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has great Sizzlin Rice Soup. My husband and I love going here for a quick bite to eat and not having to spend too much on our food. And the food is always good. Would recommend this to everyone.

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Thank DebMyers10
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Food is always good, service is fast, and its cheap! Only downfall is they only accept cash or checks.

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Thank Amanda B
Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Went in with 13 people per trip advisor's recommendation... Cash or check only. We all happened to have checks but we are from Omaha... So our out of town check was unacceptable as well. Boo... Starving after a long car ride and we walked out took our money elsewhere.

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Thank JoyBme01
Ankeny, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have eaten at Lucky Bamboo for lunch many times and have never been disappointed. They deliver a great meal in a timely fashion and charge a very reasonable price. Plus, they have recently remodeled making their dining experience even better. I highly recommend Lucky Bamboo as a great place to eat - dine in or carry out. Oh, one... More 

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1 Thank Bryan T
Ankeny
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had never eaten here before and felt like giving this place a try. The food here actually was decent however, I ordered carry out and the year is 2014. It should be fairly safe to assume that they would accept credit and they let me order carry out without warning me that they didn't. Fortunately, I had just barely... More 

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1 Thank Johnnythoren3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We have continued coming to Lucky Bamboo at least once a week for nearly a year. The restaurant and the food is still one of the two best in Ankeny. The December 2013 review by another reviewer is subjective and inaccurate in suggesting the buffet across the street to be better. We used to be fairly regular customers at the... More 

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1 Thank kasey305
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

This is by far the worst Chinese food I have ever had in my entire life. Major lack of flavor. Chicken and sauce taste and smells very bad and rotten. Major lack of the American Chinese food fare... this not a legit Chinese food joint. Go across the street to the buffet you might be a lot luckier and the... More 

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Thank redvln02
Des Moines, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Reasonably priced. Fast service and consistent food. I enjoy most of the dishes I have tried. I like the orange beef, and the lunch special vegetable chicken.

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Thank jno823
IOWA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We are new to ANKENY and to Lucky Bamboo but we will become regulars. The early reviews made us cautious but we decided to give it a try. We are very glad we did. The decor doesn't excite your dining experience BUT the food makes up for it. The portion was generous, flavorful and very fresh. Our Kung Bao was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1555 SE Delaware Ave, Ste I, Ankeny, IA 50021-4011
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
  • Phone Number: 515-965-5749

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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