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Bamboo Garden Restaurant

1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
+1 575-887-5145
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
May 17, 2018
“New owners”
Oct 10, 2018
“Closed for remodel ”
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

The marquee out front states they are closed for remodel. Is been that way for several months but I have yet to see any work done on the place. Never see vehicles in the parking lot to even indicate someone is there to remodel. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cnanrw
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We decided to try this place again since the owners had changed. Bad choice, the food was just not that good. And one of their soups tasted like dish soap. The staff was very nice and the restaurant was very clean.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank CandaceV114
Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Recent changes. New owners. Now open 7 days a week from 11am to 10pm. Can no longer call in an order for takeout. Buffet take out: you have to go there and get what you want. Limited to what fits in the to go container....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank cnanrw
Reviewed April 2, 2018

I relocated to Carlsbad 17 years ago. This has by far been my favorite restaurant. Sorry to see them sell the business effective 4/1/2018.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I ask for my rice to be boxed up and she threw a fit. I'll never go back!_ The buffet (husband had this) was mediocre.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Pam F
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant refused service to a paying customer because they did not shower that day. Said she would not feed a homeless person, while they were standing in front of her! So rude and disrespectful! I would never step foot in this establishment again!

Date of visit: February 2018
4  Thank Safari752473
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This restaurant is basically a self-serve place. They seat you, one charge for dinner, you get up and select your own food, and take it back to your table. When done, you pay on the way out. The food was excellent, the choices were numerous,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Mikesapp2015
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Word of mouth said this was the place to go. The place looks great inside, not very friendly staff, but the food was plentiful, hot, and tasted great. The restaurant was really hot inside, kinda humid. It was the middle of November so not sure...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank ashlogo
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We found several restaurants that were not open on Saturday evening, so we decided to try Bamboo Garden. We were very pleasantly surprised. Their buffet is very good with lots of choices and it is kept fresh. They are constantly refilling it. Service was good...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mrst44
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Street “Extensive buffet” At the recommendation of our hotel desk staff, we enjoyed a tasty dinner at this restaurant. The buffet has many selections including salads and desserts. The only thing that we didn’t like---we ate too much.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank lovetotravel1492
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-5145
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