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Bamboo Cafe

1 South Mulberry Street, Richmond, VA 23220-512
(804) 353-1609
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Ranked #435 of 1,277 restaurants in Richmond
Most recent review
- Nov 25, 2013
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The food is always good, but this place is always crowded. Service can be friendly. or no descript, as "Fan" servers think since they work in "The Fan", they are the star of the business, not the food. I would not recommend families, it' more a bar.

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Richmond, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I've been going here for years. The staff is friendly and the food is always consistent. It is good and there are always some specials. If you prefer quaint establishments to the chain restaurants, this is a good choice.

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Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Small, unique spot for a drink or food. Nothing fancy, but the omelet and potatoes for brunch were really pretty good.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

great steak dinner for half the price of a fancy or chain place,inexpensive,coctails,great,friendly service,just a few steps from "the one" b and b.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

As a frequent diner at Avalon, I've walked by this place numerous times always telling my wife that we should go sometime.. So one Friday night (which is my night to do dinner) I decided to give Bamboo Cafe a try. When we arrived we were seated quickly, not being real hungry we decided to order off the sandwich portion... More

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Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2012

Found this place my first night in Richmond and can't say enough about it. Warm, friendly, nicely appointed, and the food is surprisingly excellent for what seems like a bar from the street. Highly recommended.

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Richmond, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

This place is one of my favorite bar/restaurants in Richmond. the food is good to excellent, and not to be dismissed. There's always a lot of action and activity. Usually packed, and known to have the latest last call in Richmond. Diverse clientele, from VCU hipster types to middle-aged well to dos. The bartenders are highly skilled. I recommend the... More

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Munich
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58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2011

I have been going here on and off since the late 70's. It is a great place, small (may have a problem getting a place), cozy, great food, excellent bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2008

Where the drinking pros go to train.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2008

The chef is tops and it's a great place to duck away and have drinks with friends.

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