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Bamboo Garden Restaurant

1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
+1 575-887-5145
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“ate here” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is basically a self-serve place. They seat you, one charge for dinner, you get up and select your own food, and take it back to your table. When done, you pay on the way out. The food was excellent, the choices were numerous,...More

Thank Mikesapp2015
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Word of mouth said this was the place to go. The place looks great inside, not very friendly staff, but the food was plentiful, hot, and tasted great. The restaurant was really hot inside, kinda humid. It was the middle of November so not sure...More

Thank ashlogo
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We found several restaurants that were not open on Saturday evening, so we decided to try Bamboo Garden. We were very pleasantly surprised. Their buffet is very good with lots of choices and it is kept fresh. They are constantly refilling it. Service was good...More

Thank mrst44
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Street “Extensive buffet” At the recommendation of our hotel desk staff, we enjoyed a tasty dinner at this restaurant. The buffet has many selections including salads and desserts. The only thing that we didn’t like---we ate too much.

Thank MarJan6861
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Went to Bamboo Garden in Carlsbad for dinner. I have found that when traveling that Chinese restaurants can sometimes be sanitarily sketchy. Not this one! The food delicious and plentiful, the décor (lacquered oriental redwood and gold) and the service was excellently attentive. We did...More

1  Thank eugene s
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Ate here in the middle of the week, Buffet dining, the food is OK, nothing special. The selection is alright but not enough to be bragging about. The service was good though. Kept my drinks refilled. Altogether a decent meal not an exceptional meal. Dinner...More

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The entire meal was inedible. The eggs roles were so undercooked they each had actual dough inside, I kid you not. The chicken was old and dry, and the wontons were greasy and smashed with 1 little drop of (what I assume was) cheese. Informed...More

2  Thank IceColdTruth
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Very fresh, food. WONDERFUL flavor. Tthey have a very large assortment of dishes on their buffet.i h I had the best shrimp and broccoli dish with added snowpeas ever. I truly enjoyed the quality and flavor of their food.

Thank Medtravelr
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We were not greeted when we walked in, and simply asked how many in our party. We were led to a small table right in the middle isle. I told the waitress immediately after seeing, I would rather be seated at another table. As I...More

3  Thank Packer1fan4life
Reviewed 28 June 2016

very friendly staff, clean restrooms , buffet was full the hole time, we loved the ice cream machine and cobbler

Thank Karla W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 S Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-6511
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-887-5145
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