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Pink Bamboo

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128 Penhallow St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3833
+1 603-319-8809
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2015

My wife and I went here for the first time today and we both had the Hot Pot, one chicken and one pork. They were absolutely delicious, fresh and we were able to put our own hot oil in the broth to make it even more tasty ! The staff was wonderful in helping us with OUR first time cooking... More 

Thank Hearth2016
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Wanted Asian food delivered. Came on time,despite that for some reason the driver was given the wrong address. Fortunately, he had the brains to call and we got it straightened out with no trouble. The food? Excessively salty hot and sour soup; pan fried dumplings that were ok, not too greasy but had very thick dough. The tipping point was... More 

Thank Ann H
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here together with mother in law and her husband. Everything we ordered was good! Appetizer: Crab Rangoon is my favorite; Chicken Finger, Beef Teriyaki, Boneless Spareribs are my husbands favorite. For the entree, I love their Fried Rice and the Triple Green. Delicious!

Thank Di P
Newland, North Carolina
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We made reservations because the Hot Pot tables are just a few, and not at every table. The quality and quantity of food was excellent. Lots of fresh and clean veggies, varying from baby bok choy to taro root. The meat was very tender and sliced very thin. Every thing comes to the table fresh and uncooked. You cook your... More 

1 Thank chasgene
Nottingham, New Hampshire
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2015

My wife and I live about 40 minutes Northwest of Portsmouth. We have tried several Chinese Restaurants around our area and were greatly disappointed. THEN I searched around for something in the Portsmouth area and found the Pink Bamboo. I will tell you that we LOVE this place. We have been there about 4 times now, and everything is always... More 

Thank RickLo
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Have only been there once or twice since it has been under new ownership. We dined there frequently in the past, in the restaurant and take out. Fresh ingredients, clean restaurant, good food.

1 Thank Beach4Me2000
McPherson, Kansas
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267 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

We ordered Pad Thai; Crunchy noodles w/shrimp; and Hot & Sour soup. None of these should be bland, but all were. The hot & sour soup wasn't too bad compared to the others though. The Pad Thai was white and flavorless. The Crunchy noodles were marked as hot/spicy but were anything but. Chinese take-out is everywhere and these are common... More 

Thank mike h
Kittery, Maine
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

One more time a restaurant slides in. This time, id guess for the long haul. They softened up the previous cold,fluorescent decor, making this a way more cozy spot to enjoy some of the most delicious fresh tasting thai/szechuan/asian fare around,

1 Thank thefitchboi
Osterville, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

The food was... Not very good. Not what I was expecting. When you order seseme chicken, you are expecting seseme chicken. What I got was not. It was small stripps of soggy chicken in a tangy, sour sauce with some seseme seeds On top. The broccoli was sour. I have tried this place a number of times, and different things... More 

Thank AliRowe22
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60 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The wonton soup may be the best I have ever had. Set us up for being disappointed. My entree was good, but my wife's was bland and mostly celery. Pleasant atmosphere. Good prices. But won't be hurrying back.

Thank SomeAdo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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