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Pink Bamboo

128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
+1 603-319-8809
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“hot pot” (20 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (8 reviews)
“lo mein” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Finding good Chinese can be really hard. When I first visited Pink Bamboo the food was above average. I've been back a few times and each time the food was ave or below average. I'm guessing their volume is getting bigger and they are losing...More

Thank paul l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my 11 year old for her birthday with my college roommate Portsmouth is 1/2 way for both of us. We ordered the hot pot such a fun experience and was delicious. All 3 of our favorite was the coconut chicken!!! My 11 year...More

Thank travelmeshelle3
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My friend and I were tired of eating fried seafood and was longing for Chinese food since I am Chinese and my friend is Japanese. We were recommended by our hotel that this was a good choice and we decided to try it. We had...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The pork fried rice was bright yellow with a strange taste and had very few pieces of pork. The beef on a stick was too sweet, but my husband found it edible. The only things I liked was the egg roll and the tea. The...More

Thank Rowena H
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is one of worst . The service is bad, The food is over priced and not good. There many great places in Portsmouth, this is not one of them.

Thank rslaaliensr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We've been eating at Pink Bamboo for years now and it is some of the best Chinese there is. It is a touch more expensive than the average "fast food Chinese" but it's worth every penny. The have the best crab rangoons, hands down. In...More

Thank SeacoastSally
Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I were walking around Portsmouth, NH on a lovely summer evening when we passed Pink Bamboo. Although it was around dinner time we might have kept walking except for the wonderful fragrance of Chinese food that came from the doorway. Not knowing...More

Thank 77Zeke
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Wanted to try out Pink Bamboo's hot pot, which came close to the hot pot's enjoyed while in China. Very friendly and fast service and a nice spread for the hot pot!

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Friday night we enjoyed dinner at Pink Bamboo after having not been in for some time. Right away we noticed the staff was unfamiliar but happily the place and menu were the same. We enjoyed our usual favorites ~ eggrolls, shrimp with peach, egg drop...More

Thank Alyce M
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I had a quick meal before a meeting and ordered the Crispy Beef dish. I asked whether it came with rice (it didn't, which is unusual), but the waiter gave me a complementary side dish of it, which was nice of him. The food was...More

Thank NHjo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 603-319-8809
Near Bow St. Ma Po To Fu, 8.95, could feed 2. Silky tofu in savory - not too salty, sauce that's medium spicey with pork grounds, then topped with a sprinkle of sliced, fresh, green onions. Menu includes: Hot Pot starting @ 13.95, Hot & Sour Soup 2.95, and 21 lunch specials until 3pm starting @ 5.95. Regular menu dishes for chicken, seafood, and beef start @ 9.95, 11.95, & 10.95, respectively. Clean. Dark tables. Zen-ish. Gracious service. Ask them re: Ladies' Night. Will return for lunch or appetizers and cocktails.
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