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All 40 Houghton Restaurants

Bambu Asian Cuisine

1301 Ridge Road, Houghton, MI 49931-2800
906-482-7600
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Ranked #3 of 40 Restaurants in Houghton
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Laurium, Michigan, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Love it! The food is FRESH, not frozen or prepackage! I have sample many dishes there and they are all great! If you go early, before the evening crowd, you can get in....but if you wait until dinner time, best to call ahead and reserve a table if there is going to be more than 2 of you. Service is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great, tasty and fresh! Relaxing a atmosphere for a bite with family or friends. Service was fantastic and fast. I had the Pad Thai and I normally don't finish my plate.... Well there wasn't anything left after I was done here. It was delicious. For desert we ordered a fudge cake to share was we were reasonably full and that... More 

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Houghton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I went to this restaurant for lunch with my family and was very happy with our whole experience here! Wait staff was very friendly and definitely went the extra mile. Water glasses were kept full, and they even brought snacks to keep my baby entertained. The lunch menu has a lot of good options, and each meal comes with soup,... More 

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Moses Lake, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I really enjoyed the translated Chinese menu, as well as their Traditional Asian Potstickers. Excellent food. I haven't had Chinese food this good in a long, long time; since I was a kid and went to China Town in NY. I LOVE this restaurant!!

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Houghton, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good family restaurant. Small but decent selection of vegetarian dishes. Good atmosphere, nice booths. Good selection of wine and beer. Mixed drinks are not very good!

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Freeland, Michigan, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

A very pleasant surprise in such an out if the way area. Very clean restaurant with very contemporary decor. We were in Houghton visiting MI TECH and after a long drive and tour of the campus had a hankering for Chinese cuisine. Being a Friday night the restaurant was busy and rather than waiting 30 minutes we opted to eat... More 

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Hancock, Michigan
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81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I am not sure why, but the lunch menu has much more for the money. The food is usually good but for dinner, you have to order things separate like your soup, entree, and other stuff that comes with lunch.

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Ojai, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Maybe I expected more because of the glowing reviews...but it was well-prepared food, but nothing exciting. We were visiting for winter carnival at michigan tech and live in Southern California, so we have a lot to choose from. In Houghton, choices are limited. I found the way the served tea odd -- large individual teapots with what tasted like American... More 

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Houghton, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I guess I was a little surprised. My preconceived notion on what an asian restaurant would be in a smaller town like this was officially shattered after eating at Bambu. It was a really pleasant atmosphere, and quality food. My only complaint was not being able to get two half orders so I could try more of their food, but... More 

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Escanaba, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Bambu has excellent cuisine, terrific Asian food at reasonable prices. The restaurant is very clean and the staff is very friendly.

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Additional Information about Bambu Asian Cuisine

Address: 1301 Ridge Road, Houghton, MI 49931-2800
Phone Number: 906-482-7600
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Upper Peninsula  >  Houghton
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Asian

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