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Bamboo Cafe

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$$ - $$$American, ,
1 S Mulberry St, Richmond, VA 23220-5124
+1 804-353-1609
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average22%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Mar 17, 2018
“The Standard and a Classic”
Mar 13, 2017
“Love the Bamboo”
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1 S Mulberry St, Richmond, VA 23220-5124
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Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

The Bamboo, as many other reviews have stated, is a timeless spot that has remained largely unchanged for decades, and that’s a very, very good thing. Slide into a comfortable booth, order a couple of beers or a classic cocktail and the weight of the...More

Thank Dave O
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Great staff, great food, pretty good music. Never fails to satisfy. I've been to this place more than a thousand times in the last 25 years and it's always been a very relaxing place to hang out and have a drink, with surprisingly good food.

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Love the boo! Food is great - service is great. Love the small intimate dive bar feel. Love it!! Still looks the same as 30 years ago.

Thank Terri L
Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We sat in the very back which is right next to the bathrooms (which wasn't the best choice of seating.) If there is other seating I would advise you to choose another booth or table. My husband and I shared a club sandwich, which was...More

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed September 21, 2016

We walked into this little bar during happy hour on a Thursday evening to a wall of noise emitted by the regulars who were clearly enjoying the ambience and the drinks. As I scanned the list of drafts on a blackboard, one of the locals...More

Thank Norman D
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Had a really nice, moderately priced dinner hear. Ample menu and great specials. Small place, great service, outstanding food. Don't let the outside or the name fool you. Try it!

Thank Brian K
Reviewed April 13, 2016

We were staying less than a block from the Cafe and went there for a late dinner (after 8:00). It was comfortable and friendly. the food was good with ample portions of food. The server (Kat) was very friendly, had lots of information and was...More

Thank Fred M
Reviewed February 25, 2016

I've been going to Bamboo since the 70's when they had a jukebox in the corner. One of the best old fan bars around. So much is original, and I love that they never change the basics. Same bar, same booths, same pictures, same set...More

Thank luv2travel0418
Reviewed December 15, 2015

Good burgers and sandwiches, specials rarely disappoint. Usually a good beer selection, service is above average for this part of town.

Thank Shayna K
Reviewed December 10, 2015

Yep, if you want to go where the "locals" go, this is your place...casual VERY GOOD food with a rustic Fan flavor!

Thank Kathleen K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 S Mulberry St, Richmond, VA 23220-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-353-1609
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