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128 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 319-8809
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not...
Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Food

The food here is excellent. The fried rice is not the usual greasy variety and the wonton soup is perfect on a chilly day. The only issue is the timing of the food delivery to the table; it arrived one dish at a time, and I had to ask about my final item well after everything else was on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
seacoasttchr
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The wonton soup may be the best I have ever had. Set us up for being disappointed. My entree was good, but my wife's was bland and mostly celery. Pleasant atmosphere. Good prices. But won't be hurrying back.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

The food here is excellent. The fried rice is not the usual greasy variety and the wonton soup is perfect on a chilly day. The only issue is the timing of the food delivery to the table; it arrived one dish at a time, and I had to ask about my final item well after everything else was on the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We recently stayed at the Wentworth and decided we wanted some delivery for dinner instead of going out or getting room service. The reviews for this place were good so we decided to try it. They delivered to our hotel in the time that they said that they would; the food was fresh and hot. We ordered chicken udon noodles,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Always fresh vegetables, still crunchy, not soggy when they reach you! Clean place with super friendly staff. I order delivery often and it's always hot and delicious!

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love the dumpling and Salted triple green here,It Is so yummy...They do have full bar diner..Drink here is awesome...

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NH
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This is by far the best Asian food in town hands down. Not only is there food great but they work very clean too. Having food allergies eating Chinese is always a bit risky. Usually if I can find something that won't make me Ill it has lost all flavor. However I have never had that problem here. All the... More 

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Although there are several fine Chinese restaurants in the Portsmouth area, this little spot on Penhallow Street truly stands out. It was lunchtime when I visited and many places can be noisy and rushed at this time. Not so here. Service was prompt and my selection was fresh and tasty. There are about two dozen lunch specials offered and each... More 

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the best Chinese food around. It is fresh, they don't us MSG they offer delivery in town....

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

Delicious food, great service with Wonton soup to die for. Try the thin noodles, yum. First Chinese restaurant I've tried in the area and I'd go back.

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Growing up as a Yorker, I had been a Greenleaves loyal customer but haven't been satisfied for a while now. We are always out and about in Portsmouth, and love trying new places to eat. Finally poped into Pink Bamboo today and I am SO happy I did. Great food, not the artificial chinese taste. Hot, tasty and good. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 128 Penhallow Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: (603) 319-8809

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
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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