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112 E 6th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6129
850-224-9099
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
good food for a great price

Bamboo House was the closest restaurant to the home we rented for our stay in Tallahassee. The dinner buffet had about 8 different choices in addition to the dessert bar. Honestly I read the reviews and went anyway. There were many Asians eating there, which I think is a great endorsement. We... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Roxanne W
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English first
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bamboo House was the closest restaurant to the home we rented for our stay in Tallahassee. The dinner buffet had about 8 different choices in addition to the dessert bar. Honestly I read the reviews and went anyway. There were many Asians eating there, which I think is a great endorsement. We were very happy with the food quality and... More 

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Tallahassee
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is a small buffet that that does a good job on a small number of dishes rather than attempting a huge variety. They have three soups, hot and sour and miso, both of which I recommend, and egg drop, which I do not. This is an unusual egg drop soup because it has a good bit of corn in... More 

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Bradenton
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Very good food. Most folks were there for the buffet but we ordered off the menu and it was great. The gentleman in charge told us they were the oldest restaurant in Tallahassee. I have to say the building and furnishings looked it. Another downfall no alcohol.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

When this restaurant opened we went every week. Over time it's become absolutely nasty. They've tried to paint over the mold on the ceilings and wall, the carpet is absolutely solid grease, and even the parking lot has more pot holes than asphalt. Too bad the food is great, but just can't eat there any more.

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Mouth watering mouth quenching!!! Best reruns tin tallahassee!!!! Will be going here again! The severs were nice and were very efficient and the owner was there we meet her name was Lucy. She was actually cooking! And I give this place 5 thumbs up!!!! DELICIOUS

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Tallahassee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Being a buffet I expected a larger variety of choices of entrees. This place is one the oldest Chinese restaurants in Tallahassee and it shows. The place is dirty and the walls and bathrooms are filthy. There needs to be a total renovation of the facilities and maybe I would return.

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Lexington, SC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The selection was good, but the hot and sour soup was not very good. Boiled shrimp was mushy, I am a vegetarian and didn't see as many options as I would have liked. Even the pea pods were greasy. We would definitely not go back.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Bamboo House is my favorite Chinese buffet restaurant in town. I learned to eat Chinese food there way back in the early 90s! I grew up in a town with NO Chinese restauratns, so it was great to be able to pick and choose from the buffet until I figured out what I like and don't like! I go there... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I love it, and I think most people do. The dining room is old and hasn't been updated in a long while, but it is clean and the food is good (I suspect people saying it was "disgusting," "dirty," etc were not expecting a small local place when they thought "Chinese food buffet"). There are 12 or so main course... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Same woman has been running the show there for years. Friendly staff. Goof variety. Many vegetarian options. Very tasty. I eat there once a month. Used to eat there weekly, but I always stuff myself silly.

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Additional Information about Bamboo House Chinese Restaurant

Address: 112 E 6th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6129
Phone Number: 850-224-9099
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Chinese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 112 E 6th Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32303-6129
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Tallahassee
  • Phone Number: 850-224-9099

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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