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4831 Seminole Trl, Charlottesville, VA 22911-8301
+1 434-973-9211
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Englewood, Florida
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

We were six adults & two kids and had plenty of food all around. We ordered multiple apps & meals, although 3 of us got the beef bulgogi & one chicken bulgogi. Sweet and sour pork & ribs with lots of rice to go around. Not a whole lot of ambiance & kinda strange stuffed animals against a mural but... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

So, I'll preface this by stating I'm a Veteran and served for 2 years in South Korea. I've traveled that country and eaten just about every single thing it has to offer. I'm also from the Washington DC (NOVA) Area where there is plenty of nice options for Korean Food (Honey Pig) to name one, in Richmond you can go... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

One of Charlottesville's best little secrets. A few miles north of the airport but well worth the trip. Simple exterior but very nice on the inside. Clean, tastefully decorated. Now about the food - Goodness gracious! They serve Chinese & Korean dishes. I wanted to try the Korean food since I've never had it before tonight but I'll definitely be... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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91 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2015

Spouse and I returned to Bamboo House for another meal. This time, we ordered the seafood pancake, having read great reviews about it. But, we were unprepared for the huge size, having expected something about the size of personal pizzas. Instead, it came out looking like a 12-14-inch pizza. It was nicely pre-cut into bite-size servings, and it was chock... More 

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Thank Hugh B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

It's been 20 or so years since I've been here...I used to work in Staunton and drive here at least once a week for the Kimchi soup and sometimes the bulgogi. I came up to Richmond for business April 2015 and decided to visit Staunton and a few other places and wanted to see if Bamboo House was still open.... More 

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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015

As other reviewers mention, this place is not much to look up. Owner greeted me with an ample takeout order and was very friendly. Delicious Korean staples.

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Staunton, Virginia
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2014

Stopped in for lunch, based on reviews. My opinion as a chef and serious foodie is..... I THINK THIS IS THE BEST ASIAN FOOD I HAVE EATEN. Carefully prepared, beautifully presented and .seasoned to perfection. Add'l hot paste served for personal taste. Condiments add top flavors to an already wonderful dish. We enjoyed seafood pancake and Bibimpop. Outstanding! Food fit... More 

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Thank Blakdogz
Charlottesville, Virginia
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91 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Trusting as I do the other reviewers on Trip Advisor, we made it a point to trek north from Pantops (on the southeast side) to Bamboo House for lunch today. Though we arrived at noon, the place was empty. The menu was extensive, but I opted to order my favorite galbi, and that was a great choice. Tender and tasty,... More 

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Thank Hugh B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014

This is simply authentic, home Korean cooking at its finest. My wife worked in C'ville from 2007 - 2009, when we started dating and she introduced me to Korean food at Bamboo House. She told me that it reminded her of the Korean restaurants off the beaten path when she was stationed in Seoul in the early 2000's. Don't let... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2014

I live half the year in northeast Columbia, SC. By coincidence, my immediate neighborhood has numerous Korean restaurants and shops. Most of them are very good and my wife, friends and I eat in them regularly. The point is that I'm very familiar with Korean cuisine. This place, which is 34 miles from my house in the mountains and about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4831 Seminole Trl, Charlottesville, VA 22911-8301
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-973-9211

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?