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844 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Delicious!

We got takeout from Black Bamboo for a party of 7 and got lots of things to share. The best was the moo shu pork, it was excellent but make sure to order extra pancakes. We also had the beef in black bean sauce, orange chicken, fried rice, potstickers (dough was too thick for my taste), crab... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Amanda M
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Carmel, Indiana
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Hartford, Connecticut
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I've come to black bamboo MANY times, and I'm always happy with the food and service. Delicious, fresh food. I've done take out, eaten there and catered food.

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Hartford, Connecticut, United States
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I love this place and usually go here once a month. Their eggrolls are fantastic and the service is very friendly and fast.

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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is by far some of the best Chinese food my dh and I have ever had! We are visiting the area and it was getting late and wanted a quick, budget friendly meal. We looked up places and based on the reviews decided to give it a try...so glad we did! We had the teriyaki beef sticks and the... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We got takeout from Black Bamboo for a party of 7 and got lots of things to share. The best was the moo shu pork, it was excellent but make sure to order extra pancakes. We also had the beef in black bean sauce, orange chicken, fried rice, potstickers (dough was too thick for my taste), crab Rangoon (not great)... More 

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Winter Harbor, Maine
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My stepson's home is near this restaurant and we eat at least one meal from there every visit. There are three tables, but it is really a take out place. They have all the expected Chinese dishes but also a good selection of healthier dishes. Since I am a diabetic this is of great importance to me. All the dishes... More 

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New England USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Their food is great, and you will have up to 75 minute waits for food because they are so busy. This is a family owned restaurant with great food and reasonably priced

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Pennington, New Jersey
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I have had food from Black Bamboo at least a dozen times. Some days the food is among the best I have ever had and other days, it completely lacks seasoning, and can be overcooked. I wish this restaurant were more consistent. I'll chance it occasionally for convenience, but cannot always count on their kitchen to prepare food well every... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We have had take-out many times, and General Tso's chicken is always good. Other dishes disappoint because the sauce is not good, such as black bean sauce which was sweet and lacked a garlicky, ginger, salty flavor. I believe the vegetables and meats are fresh so that's a plus, but Shrimp in Lobster Sauce had frozen carrots and peas and... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I frequent Black Bamboo simply because the quality of the food is unmatched. It tastes delicious and is always fresh. Black Bamboo is also the healthiest Chinese takeout I have found. The food isn't nearly as oily or fried as other takeout places are, and there is no MSG in the food to make your tastebuds dance. Your tastebuds dance... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Black Bamboo serves up great Chinese food. As a vegan I love it's tasty vegetarian options. My favorites are the Szechuan eggplant and the General Tso's tofu. Service is always prompt and friendly. For good reasons they do a box office take out business as well as serving in house.

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 844 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
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

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