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“Nice once you find it”
Review of Jambo Restaurant

Jambo Restaurant
Ranked #774 of 1,600 Restaurants in Oslo
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice food and good value. It would help if there was better signage from the street as I feel people are missing out.

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Thank colette d
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Reviewed November 8, 2013

Horrible, disgusting, repulsive, uneatable food. Everything looked and tasted like it came out of a freezer bag and was microwaved a minute before being served. The only taste I could discern was MSG. The staff is surly and unhelpful. The place looks like it fell out of a 1980 time warp. I paid 23EUR for two spoons of food I couldn't force myself to eat.

I look a the other reviews and think that these people must have been hungry and drunk when they ate there. The restaurant is above the bar district on Johans Gate. That could explain things. You are better off to go to BK or McD.

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3  Thank michael m
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Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on a Tuesday. Not an easy place to find because the entrance is around the corner from the sign on the pedestrian walkway and the place is on the second floor. The food was tasty and plentiful but with the first bite I knew it was loaded with MSG. If that's an issue in your diet, best to avoid the place. I didn't give it a second thought because my last MSG episode was more than 20 years ago. Food was good service decent and we left. Three hours later my ankles were swollen and splotched with discolored skin, a telltale sign of an allergic reaction. My guess is they use a healthy dose of MSG. If that's an issue try elsewhere but if not the food here is adequate but nothing to write home about

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1  Thank Frenchguy48
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

I came here and was looking for a set menu. Well when you are only 1 person your options are limited. but i got a set with springrolls as entra, then i had Deep fried prawns and chinese chilli steak as a one dish course. This was all very tasty and and the quality of the meat was quite nice. For dessert i had apple pie with ice cream, this was however a tad disappointing , the cake was quite soggy and soft, but then Again its not a chinese dish so i wint hold it against them :)
Overall the service was great and the chinese food top notch :)

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Thank NielsChristianMohr
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Just a 3 minute walk from Oslo central station. Service was prompt and efficient. Food was delicious and the price very reasonable.
On the whole will recommend this if you fancy some Chinese food and near Oslo central station.

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Thank varun_mukthi
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