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Bamboo Restaurant

1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
+1 415-775-3679
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
11 Apr 2017
“Hidden Gem, better than Chinatown ”
29 Oct 2017
“Appalling experience”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Visited Oct 2017 because it was on the Holiday Inn’s list. The food was poor and the service was appalling. I paid by credit card and didn't leave a tip. I was pursued through the restaurant by the waitress screeching that I had to leave...More

Thank ljd525
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a very small place with two very large menus -- Chinese and Japanese. There were disco lights flashing which we found annoying and very loud music that our 12 year old grandson recognized but none my husband and I knew and we found...More

Thank kurseni
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

My friends and I went to Bamboo for an unlimited meal and got so much more. Wendy is the best server in the city, interacting with the guests and really showing them a good time. Our group was so large that they literally closed the...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I ordered 2 dish combo lunch of kung pao shrimp & twice cooked pork. The sauces of both dishes was oily and very similar brown unsatisfying Tasting quality. Twice cooked pork was NOT classically cooked, lots over slightly over cooked veggies and made with fatty...More

Thank wellTravelledPapa
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We went after finding on a list provided by a local hotel. We would probably have walked past otherwise. Very hospitable and gave free tea and soup :-) before your meal. Appetisers; be selective, some were good, some not so however mains we really lovely...More

Thank Bernimol
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Ordered take out after a long travel and work day. Service was very fast and friendly. Orange chicken was hot and mildly spicy just as I ordered it. Pan fried dumplings were disappointing though as they were unexpectedly spicy and the dipping sauce wasn't what...More

Thank DebLee1035
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This would be fine for locals who have the time to figure out the good vs. not-good dishes. We had soup, apptetizers, and 2 entrees and only 1 entree of all that (the moo shoo) was any good.

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here 3 times in the last week. The food is great and well priced. Complimentary soup with our sit down meal.

Thank Byronclan
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Small, quite hidden in the Polk area, but an honest menu and price. Many clients of the hotels nearby order here their dinner, also some airlines crew members that stays at Holiday Inn. We ate soup (good), fried noodles (the best one). An eazy place...More

Thank paolobra
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best Chinese meals we have ever had ! Friendly efficient service and they also add in a couple of welcoming extras like a pot of tea to warm you when you arrive , and bowls of freshly made vegetable soup while you...More

Thank Joan G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1441 Polk St, San Francisco, CA 94109-4615
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 415-775-3679
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