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Bamba Bistro - CLOSED

282 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1903
+1 585-244-8680
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good32%
  • Average29%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
18 Jun 2014
“Good places for a business lunch”
3 Sep 2013
“Great for a business dinner”
Restaurant Hours Closed
French, American, International
$$ - $$$
282 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1903
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

My boss took me here after a meeting we had downtown nearby. We actually got there before the place opened but were quickly seated and provided menus. We both ordered the special which was a chicken sandwich. I have to say it was pretty good....More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed September 3, 2013

I went with my company to a business dinner at Bamba Bistro. We ate in a private room which was comfortable and "cozy". Service was good and so was the food. There was a limited menu as it was a business outing. I had a...More

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed May 23, 2013

The two of us went early on a week night, so we had the dining room pretty much to ourselves. You'd assume our server would have the time to provide superb service, and you'd be right: she answered all of our menu questions, recommended an...More

1  Thank Jeff C
Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

If you visit Bamba Bistro you gotta try the duck legs, the Mac and cheese or the spring rolls. I initially attended a function and had the opportunity to try their array of appetizers and was so impressed that I returned for dinner later that...More

Thank uvarobin1
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Our small company held a holiday lunch here and enjoyed a private room mid-afternoon. The service was attentive and the food was quite good. I had a salmon plate with baby brussel sprouts. There was a nice sear on the sprouts and overall, the dish...More

Thank SailingEd
Reviewed November 20, 2012

On a Friday night, we checked by phone with multiple restaurants, each having 1-11/2 hour wait. Not only did Bamba not have a wait, we were the only diners. No one else came in except to the bar, during the 80 minutes we were there....More

Thank BossRino
Reviewed November 7, 2012

Great ambiance (beautiful old-world interior) and the food was good, but not great. And not much of it for the price you pay. I had sea bass with risotto--a tiny little filet and nothing else but the risotto, and neither was very flavorful. My friend...More

Thank AeneasAtSea
Reviewed October 30, 2012

My date and I went there for a birthday drink at around 8pm 10/26/12. We chose this place because I remembered how much I loved the bar area and laid-back atmosphere. When we sat down a server gave us a funny look, as if to...More

1  Thank LH14617
Reviewed August 16, 2012

Bamba Bistro is in the same location as the original Bamba Club--a Rochester institution. We joined another couple for dinner and it was their recommendation. Having traveled all over the world, they were 'concerned' about recommending a restaurant, but we were very impressed with the...More

Thank lutzboy
Reviewed June 15, 2012

Went in for lunch with a group of 10, service was lagging and food was terrible. The ambiance is very nice but no where worth the money.

Thank Sean K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 282 Alexander St, Rochester, NY 14607-1903
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-244-8680
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