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Pink Bamboo

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128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
+1 603-319-8809
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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$$ - $$$
128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Chanced upon this restaurant while driving tru town. Decent and tasty Chinese food. Had the hotpot which was comforting for a cold night. The seafood stir fry is nice. Lots of fresh seafood and veggie. Surprise to see a crowd after 10pm still.

Thank DanChoo
Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

While driving up to Maine we decided that we would stop in Portsmouth, NH for a little lunch and walking around. We decided on the Pink Bamboo for lunch. The outside looked a little worn for the wearing but the inside was new and clean....More

1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife, son, and myself often have lunch or dinner here when downtown. Kevin and Winnie always provide excellent dinners and service. Our favorites are #18, 10, & and General Tsao chicken, but enjoy everything.

Thank glengordon
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We ordered take out. First: We ordered orange chicken because the picture showed slices of chicken with a sauce. We received small thin pieces of chicken that looked deep fried, were chewy and had to spit out. Hard to explain. Second we ordered the chicken...More

1  Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed January 15, 2018

The only chinese restaurant in the market square/downtown area that we came across. Wanted some late night chinese to take out. Everything was very good. Friendly staff, quick service.

Thank Italiangirl826
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Finding good Chinese can be really hard. When I first visited Pink Bamboo the food was above average. I've been back a few times and each time the food was ave or below average. I'm guessing their volume is getting bigger and they are losing...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Went with my 11 year old for her birthday with my college roommate Portsmouth is 1/2 way for both of us. We ordered the hot pot such a fun experience and was delicious. All 3 of our favorite was the coconut chicken!!! My 11 year...More

Thank travelmeshelle3
Reviewed October 27, 2017

My friend and I were tired of eating fried seafood and was longing for Chinese food since I am Chinese and my friend is Japanese. We were recommended by our hotel that this was a good choice and we decided to try it. We had...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed August 4, 2017

The pork fried rice was bright yellow with a strange taste and had very few pieces of pork. The beef on a stick was too sweet, but my husband found it edible. The only things I liked was the egg roll and the tea. The...More

Thank Rowena H
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is one of worst . The service is bad, The food is over priced and not good. There many great places in Portsmouth, this is not one of them.

Thank rslaaliensr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8809
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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