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Bamboo Bistro


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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner


Asian, Chinese
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Tamarind Chicken
tender chicken breast lightly breaded and tossed in a tangy basil leaf, tamarind sauce
Honey Pineapple Delight
warm fried pineapple balls glazed with a honey sauce and sprinkled with sesame seeds
Crispy Golden Tofu
fried tofu served with a cucumber salad and honey peanut sauce
Boneless Buffalo Chicken
tender chicken breast lightly breaded and tossed in our spicy buffalo sauce. served with celery and your choice of ranch or blue cheese dressing. also available in teriyaki sauce
Golden Calamari
lightly breaded crispy calamari served with a spicy sweet and sour sriracha sauce
Tom Yum
spicy and sour soup cooked in a flaming bowl with shrimp, clams, tofu, mushrooms, lime leaves, and lemongrass. served with steamed rice
Tom Yum Salmon
a rich flavored spicy and sour soup cooked in a flaming bowl with salmon, coconut milk, mushroom, lemongrass, and lime leaves. served with steamed rice
Tofu Soup
shanghai bok choy, fresh mushrooms, and tofu cooked in a tasty broth
Wonton Soup
wontons stuffed with pork and shrimp simmered in a clear broth with shanghai bok choy and mushrooms
Tom Kah
a rich flavored spicy and sour soup with coconut milk, mushrooms, lemongrass, and lime leaves then topped with cilantro and green onions. served with steamed rice. your choice of chicken or tofu
Asian Lettuce Wrap
your choice spiced chicken breast or vegetable served with fresh cool lettuce cups
Thai Shrimp Salad
prawns in special sweet chili fish sauce dressing with red bell peppers, lime leaves, lemongrass, cilantro, and topped with crushed peanuts
Vietnamese Steak Salad
thinly sliced beef cooked into high flame served on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes
Gourmet Salad
romaine and iceberg lettuce, diced red bell pepper, red onion, pimentos, and parmesan cheese tossed in an italian dressing
Thai Chicken Salad
grilled chicken breast, lettuce, cucumber, red bell peppers, tomatoes, jalapenos, and crispy egg noodles tossed in a zesty sweet chili fish sauce dressing
Ginger Salmon
salmon baked or grilled in ginger and lemon butter served with asparagus, bell peppers, onion, and red potatoes
Vietnamese Stir-fry chili Calamari
vietnamese stir-fry calamari cooked with sweet chili paste, cucumber, tomato, pineapple, peppers, onions, lemongrass, and basil leaves
Seafood Bird’s Nest
prawns, scallop, crab meat, calamari, clams,quail egg, and vegetables sauteed with a house sauce served over a nest of crispy egg noodles
Red Curry Salmon
slow cooked salmon with carrot, celery, bamboo shoot, mushroom, onion, bell pepper, and spicy red curry then topped with lime leaves
Spicy Garlic Shrimp
prawns stir-fried in a garlic sauce and served on a bed of shredded lettuce
Bourbon Chicken
marinated chicken grilled to perfection and served over a bed of lettuce
General Tso’s Chicken
lightly breaded crispy chicken breast cooked in a special spicy and tangy sauce
Honey Ginger Chicken
lightly breaded crispy chicken cooked in a special tangy honey sauce and served on a bed of crispy rice noodles
Asparagus Beef Or Chicken
stir-fried beef or chicken with asparagus in a special sauce
Sesame Chicken
breaded chicken covered in sweet sesame sauce and topped with sesame seeds
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All reviews curry crab rangoon hot and sour soup rice seafood ate here authentic chinese food place for lunch an extensive menu close to our hotel gateway arch nice restaurant an appetizer waiter louis hilton spicy
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Reviewed April 18, 2019

This restaurant is nestled right around all the major hotels near the Gateway Arch. Hilton, Hyatt, Drury, Marriott, etc. It has a small bar that can serve 5 or 6 people. For such a prime location the food and drink prices are reasonable, lower than...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ed L
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

We happened to just walk into Bamboo Bistro, as it was close to our hotel. The service was swift and friendly. The food was superb!!! If I ever get back to St. Louis I'd make sure to eat here again.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 953ragnhildl
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in this place for lunch. It was very average chinese food. Would not go out of my way to go to this place. There is plenty of food available on the buffet but there was absolutely nothing special about this place. Probably would not...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank rooddo
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

We have eaten here many times when we visit St. Louis. It’s one of our family favorites. The staff is friendly, the restaurant is clean and the food is great! Our teenagers ask to go here every time we are in town!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jenaarlaging
Reviewed February 5, 2019

We ate here while staying in downtown Saint Louis. The Bamboo has an extensive menu. Both our meals were excellent along with the service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank dlmoore305
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I was so excited and relieved to have found this restaurant. During my week-long visit to St. Louis, I was so disappointed in the food, but when I found Bamboo Bistro, I sighed a breath of relief. Fresh veggies, plenty of choices, and many healthy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kreif148
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Visited the bamboo bistro as I have been here before and know how good the food is. I always try and come here when I am in St. Louis. I always have hot and sour soup and a seafood curry. The food was delicious and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mtcefc
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went here for a work dinner. The food was really yummy, but they were a little slow in keeping the buffet stocked. Everything was yummy though.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cheryce W
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Needed a place to eat dinner with mom and brother when in town, and this somehow popped up. I think we all were thinking buffet when we first came across it. It was early dinner hour, and there was no street parking, but we did...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bbadger187
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Walked in not expecting much. Came here because it was the closest restaurant to my hotel. Excellent, polite service. Excellent food!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ted K
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