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140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012 (Greenwich Village)
(212) 260-1212
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Ranked #467 of 11,751 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Greenwich Village
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Great Neck, New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Top notch high quality vegan food. Everything was delicious, there is not a bad choice on the menu. Portions generous, entrees moderately priced, servers friendly & helpful. Restaurant is small, seating and space not ample. A must go to place for vegans looking for great tasting food - varied selection from burgers, steaks to Mac & cheese & FABULOUS dessets.... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My brother and sister-in-law invited us here and boy oh boy was the food good!! The "fried chicken" and "cheesecake" was to die for! I could not believe this food was vegan. I was in awe because it tasted like the real deal. I totally recommend! The only con of this place was the location... It's tiny and the bathroom... More 

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118 reviews 118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Very close to Washington Square, and I just stumbled across it one lunchtime. Great lunch offers and the vegan mango chicken was absolutely gorgeous - looking round the busy little restaurant all the food looked really tasty!! The waitresses were also very good - enjoyed it.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Delicious vegan comfort food! It is a must stop on our list of restaurants every time we go to NYC. Fried chicken is on the top of the list, but I have not had anything that I didn't like! I crave it all the time. Also, very affordable!!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We knew 'Red Bamboo' would be good when we saw it was packed out on a Monday night! The friendly staff promised us a ten-minute wait and they were dead on the money. The food was heavenly. As a vegetarian through ethical choice, I miss the flavour and texture of meat, and the fried 'chicken' delivered - my wife thoroughly... More 

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New York City, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love meat but red bamboos food is so good that you won't miss meat. I've been coming here for about 5-6 years now and always enjoy the food. They manage to get the food to taste very similar to meat. My favorite is the buffalo chicken which they get to look like chicken drumsticks. The cheesecakes are also very... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went there Sunday night with a group of 6. One hour of wait time to get a table (quite a small place) which was fine, we just grabbed a beer at a nearby bar while waiting. I absolutely loved the food here and all of us were shocked about how well all dishes resembled meat dishes. I mean, vegetarian BBQ... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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46 reviews 46 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The most schizophrenic meal ever. Server is nice. We order the BBQ wings and the Coconut Almond Chicken as apps. Both are incredible, like amazing. We are still eating those and another server walks up to our tiny table with two big dinner plates. I'm like what do you want us to do? We stack up our starter plates and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Being a Vegetarian it's wonderful to go a restaurant and being able to order anything that I want off the menu. My friend who is a carnivore absolutely loved it too. We shared 3 "chicken" dishes and they were all unbelievably amazing!!!!! Totally recommend a meal (or 2 if you have the time) here!!!

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Kamakura, Japan
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Some vegetarian restaurants serve a course of attitude with every meal. Not this one. It's good Asian-influenced food, prepared with non-meat alternatives that don't leave you feeling virtuous but unfulfilled. The menu is extensive, so you can eat there often and not have to repeat a dish for a long time. Bonus: on a dinner visit several years ago, I... More 

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Additional Information about Red Bamboo

Address: 140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012
Phone Number: (212) 260-1212
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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