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Bamboo Restaurant

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1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
+1 415-775-3679
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“order rice” (2 reviews)
“polk” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
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Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing we decided on getting a referral from the concierge. Food was good, reasonable and delivered quickly.

2  Thank Terry N
Reviewed January 27, 2016

Located right behind Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. It looks like a traditional Chinese Restaurant. The food is really good and authentic.Also, the owner is super nice. I would recommend this restaurant. I also recommend their Pecking Duck! So Yum!

1  Thank Valerie S
Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a shot and try bamboo while we were in SF. It took us about 20 minutes to walk from our hotel in union square. It was worth it. Food was good and reasonably priced. I would not order the spare ribs...More

2  Thank mikes970
Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

Tight, traditional chinese. Though away from chinatown, delivers great quality over affordable prices. Surely recommend!

Thank Ricardo Z
Reviewed January 14, 2016

We chose this restaurant at the recommendation of our concierge. We wanted authentic San Francisco Chinatown food. It took about 50 minutes to deliver to our hotel room. We ordered sweet and sour chicken, sesame chicken and fried rice,and two types of soup. Chicken was...More

Thank Reba W
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Not in Chinatown but decent food, nevertheless. Located on busy Polk Street near the Cable Car. Good menu of appetizers and mains. But not that many of soups. It's a small restuarnat so try to get here on the slack hours for a table. Mostly...More

Thank Zoom_Gotti
Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Staying at nearby holiday inn and wanted a change from fast food! Very welcoming , fast service , super food and excellent value. Probably the tastiest meal we has in San Francisco. Not far from California line cable car terminus , well worth the trio...More

Thank Waterheating
Reviewed October 8, 2015

We visited Bamboo on a Wednesday evening. It's a fair cable car ride from Union Square but well worth it. It's small and obviously family run and the 6 of us were welcomed warmly. We had some tasty starters and had a variety of dishes...More

Thank STFC69
Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were looked after by the owner and his wife, who both had an easy-going, friendly manner. The service was very good, our food arrived promptly and it was very tasty. Bamboo also delivers value-for-money.

Thank GordonBlue99
Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice little Chinese restaurant in the Nob Hill area. The staff was very friendly and the service was great. The food was delicious and the pork wontons were awesome!

Thank willman80027
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
city and is home to amazing architecture and views.
The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighborhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-3679
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