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Red Bamboo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Greenwich Village
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140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012
+1 212-260-1212
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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199 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place rated highly for veggie places in NY. They basically mimic good old fashioned meals with veggie alternatives. We came here for lunch and I'm so glad we did! It's quite a small place down some steps. We didn't book but had no issues getting in for lunch. I'm not sure if this would be the same for dinner?... More 

Thank Jess M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had a very difficult time finding vegan options during our stay in NYC; luckily Red Bamboo was there for us. We sat down for a much needed pick me up on a late Sunday afternoon, and were almost immediately seated despite a pretty packed house. Food was very tasty, especially the decadent chocolate cake we had... More 

Thank Willow M
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not far from Washington sq. We discovered this delicious restaurant. Great choice, some with shrimp or chicken for non vegan. Our lunch was delicious ; fresh product, hot, well presented, well seasoned & tasty. Don't be fool by the outside look of the street level half basement location. One of my best lunch of the year! We'll try to come... More 

Thank GuyDeMont
New York
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196 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met some friends at Red Bamboo for a birthday celebration. The food was pretty tasty (4*). I enjoyed the "chicken" bbq wings, some veggie dumplings, sweet and sour chickn and curry chikn. 3* for the waiters/staff. They were pretty rude and acted too busy to give us recommendations or take our order. We were rushed out very shortly after desert.... More 

Thank Taylor G
Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this is legit the best vegan place in all of NYC/Brooklyn. if my sightseeing/exploring plans allowed it, I would eat there 3 times a day. the buffalo wings transport me straight into heaven, I wish I could talk about other meals too but the wings were so good I have to eat them every single time I go there. I... More 

Thank larapoulain
Temecula, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

This visit was a delicious surprise! Our daughter was the only vegan in a group of decided meat eaters. With some effort, she convinced us to try her favorite vegan restaurants in NYC. Our group of six ordered the coconut chicken, curry chicken, ribs, steak and potatoes; we all thought the dishes were fantastic! Even if you normally avoid vegan... More 

Thank AKRM
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. The Wings are the best things ever!!! I've been a veggie for 22 years now and never had wings, Philly Cheese steak etc so to get all this as a veggie option is fantastic! I go to this place every time I'm in New York :)

Thank Amy K
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

I am a vegetarian and was exited at the prospect of finding a vegetarian restaurant. Having visited many before it's amazing what you can do with so many ingredients in the world to create meat imitation - this is not one of those restaurants. They have created meat dishes using one ingredient only - quorn. Quorn cooked in different ways.... More 

Thank Sheena L
Bethesda, Maryland
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145 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Despite the very long wait (because this place is VERY small...and they did a very poor job of estimating the length of the wait), we thoroughly enjoyed the food. The chicken wings are a great appetizer and the sesame was a hit for the entrees (just like a place near home). The Peanut Butter Heaven pie was truly heavenly. Hard... More 

Thank skormama
Newark, New Jersey
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

This is the best Vegan restaurant I've been to. I love this place. The chicken parmigiana and the eggplant parmigiana is my favorite dishes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighborhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-1212

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Greenwich Village

Neighborhood Profile
Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighborhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighborhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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