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Red Bamboo

140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012 (Greenwich Village)
(212) 260-1212
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Ranked #702 of 11,659 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
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Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I came here with a vegetarian friend and didn't expect to like it. Wow did they change my mind! We had the most outstanding buffalo wings and chicken strips. The pork chops are fabulous as well. Everything was amazing. I can't say enough that this is a crazy-good restaurant. Give it a try!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited Red Bamboo on a weekday afternoon, ravenous after spending several hours up on the High Line. The restaurant was very clean ( including the toilets ) with a pleasant ambience. Staff were friendly & helpful and service was prompt. Our vegan meals were absolutely delicious but we were defeated by the enormous portions! The menu is imaginative and... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Red Bamboo is a place that every vegetarian needs to visit if he or she is in NYC: the staff is helpful and kind, the food is amazing and the prices are fair (comparing to the city in general). I think even non-vegetarian people would like it, since they have a lot of options that REALLY look like meat:... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We visit the Red Bamboo every time we are in NYC, which serves the best vegan food we have ever experienced. The decor is unpretentious; the menu is creative and the food is superb. What could be better than a great meal in Greenwich Village? Even non-vegans should enjoy the experience (speaking as one myself).

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Forest Hill, Maryland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Almost 10 years ago I first went to Red Bamboo upon the recommendation of someone at Moo Shoes, the vegetarian shoe store. I enjoyed their BBQ vegan drumsticks so much that I eventually found a store in Queens to get the vegan drumsticks in bulk and make my own. Red Bamboo has vegan everything - soups, salads, appetizers, mock chicken,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My wife is vegan, so occasionally I will go out and eat at vegan/vegetarian restaurants with here since I feel it's good to be open-minded in a relationship. She introduced me to Red Bamboo from a mutual friend and each time we go to New York now, it is our go-to restaurant that has the most authentic mock meat based... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Tasty food and EXCELLENT desserts! I am a meat eater with vegetarian friends and I come here even when I am not with them. It is just good food!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Even if you are not vegetarian or vegan you must visit this small awesome restaurant. You won't believe you are not eating chicken or meat. The service is great and I cant stop saying how delicious is the food and wait until you try the desserts.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

There is a vegan in our extended family and she insisted that we go to this place. Because I am a light meat eater, eating meat or fish at maybe 25% of all meals, a vegan place is fine by me. And New York has plenty of vegan choices among Asian places and Middle Eastern places just for starters. Many,... More

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The ambience is good and it has variety of good Soya prepation with your choce of spice and oil One must enjoy the superb soya preparations once in NY city with family or friends specially when you are looking for good vegetarian food joint .

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