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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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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    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
General Tso's Chicken

We had the General Tso's Chicken and it was very good. Very tender pieces of chicken and not chewy or hard to tell what you are eating. We also ordered the crab Rangoon but it was okay. I think they may have been over cooked. Shrimp with lobster sauce was good too.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We had the General Tso's Chicken and it was very good. Very tender pieces of chicken and not chewy or hard to tell what you are eating. We also ordered the crab Rangoon but it was okay. I think they may have been over cooked. Shrimp with lobster sauce was good too.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I'm amused by all the glowing reviews and have to wonder if we're talking about the same Chinese take out restaurant. The food is greasy, gross and overpriced even if you get the "lunch special." Don't expect the same dish ingredients as what you find at other Chinese restaurants and don't expect the various veggies and meats to be diced/sliced/prepared... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Black Bamboo is always good, always consistent and always mobbed for dinner. We order from here often and on weekends, holidays and snowy Sundays expect at least two hours for delivery or an hour for pickup - the food is that good. The steamed shrimp & scallops with veggies or chicken with greenbeans are my favorites, but I have never... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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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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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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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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?