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844 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT
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Ranked #34 of 156 Restaurants in West Hartford
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
West Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This is a great place for Chinese food. Go there on a Friday night though and be prepared to wait about 45 minutes for a take out order. I put an hour before we went to pick it up and I was still waiting there for about 10 more minutes. When we left they did forget one order that we... More 

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Northern NJ
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85 reviews 85 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is mainly a take out restaurant but there is limited seating for eating in. The food was very well prepared and flavorful, some of the best Chinese food we have had. We ate in and the service was very attentive and pleasant. We experienced a large volume of take out customers who did not appear to have to wait... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a take out place, and it's the best Chinese around. Portion sizes are generous, and they don't skimp on the meat/fish. Everything seems fresh. Prices are good. You get what you've ordered. One caution: you may have to wait for up to an hour for your order because this place is so popular!

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Bridgeport
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107 reviews 107 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Got off the highway in search of Chinese food with the kids. The ordering was efficient and food came out fast . The ambience was different ... Reggae music playing the entire time we sat and ate. And we thought the portions were small but the food was tasty and we enjoyed it.

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Newington, Connecticut
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Stopped in around 5:30 on a Wednesday evening and was very happy with my experience. The employees were all very courteous and friendly. There was a steady stream of pick up order customers and it seemed they all knew the staff and were regulars, so I figured that was a good sign, that the food was good enough to come... More 

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Bloomfield CT. USA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

If it weren't for the fresh vegetables I would have given a poor rating. Not a comfortable place to sit and eat, so think of it as take-out only. Items like General Tso's chicken tend to steam in the take out container and lose their crispness, but that's no excuse for shrimp that is mealy. An adequate Chinese take-out restaurant,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Family run takeout place that is consistently excellent! The ingredients are fresh, the dishes are tasty and hot even after you get home. Sonny and his crew provide the goods day in and day out The pork dumplings are handmade by his dad and mom is always there to give a helping hand. Go once, you won't be disappointed!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've experienced Black bamboo twice.....once dining in, having biked from home with wine and just this evening for takeout. Neither times have we been wowed despite the hype about BB around town. Venue is small, clean and parking can be tough. Biking over and eating at the bar top facing Farmington Ave to people watch seemed like a great idea.... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We have visited several times. It's locate in a small strip mall on Farmington Ave. Parking is tight on a busy night. On street available. Service was OK, though one time we needed to wait even though our food was ready for pick-up. This is a "to go" place. They have some seats and tables but people rarely are seated,... More 

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Hartford, CT
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Living in town, I had heard a lot about this restaurant and its excellent food. Tried it tonight and was so surprised. Yes, the food was fresh, but it was completely tasteless. We are not picky, but we will not be saving our leftovers to eat later. Maybe we ordered the wrong thing. Going back to our usual chinese restaurant... More 

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Additional Information about Black Bamboo

Address: 844 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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