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Bamboo garden

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211 Banff Ave 2nd Floor, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C7, Canada
+1 403-985-6688
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nothing special here. Ordered pork wonton and beef n broccoli. Both seemed like your average "chinese" restaurant style dish. Next time I will look elsewhere.

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Thank Ted S
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a noodle bowl. The noodles were not properly cooked and it's was mostly bland broth. I'm not a picky eater and I don't want to say all there food was bad, but this meal defiantly was. We had deep fried ice cream for desert and it was chewy and soggy all at the same time. Very gross.

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Thank Katie C
Sylvan Lake, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Used to go hear every time we were in Banff as my friend and I love Thai food. On my latest visit, December 2016, noticed that their sign read "Chinese and Asian cuisine ' and no longer thai.. So definitely disappointed. Its not a great restaurant atmosphere wise, all staff are Asian with not the best English, but the Thai... More 

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Thank Dutchchicky85
Calgary, Canada
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The Bamboo Garden has taken over the old Silver Dragon space. The food was hit and miss and the prices were high, even by Banff standards. The minced pork and eggplant was very good. The lemongrass shrimp and the fried rice were fine. The lemon chicken was actually cool to the touch when it came out and mostly flavourless (overpowered... More 

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Thank Robert H
Perthshire
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I've visited here on a few occasions. Always had a very tasty meal and good service. Small tip, if you like pop as much as I do then you always appreciate the free refills, they don't make it clear on their menu that they do not do free refills.

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Thank Laura N
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We are not experts in Chinese food, but we enjoy it and have been to Chinese restaurants in several different countries. The restaurant looked a bit old fashioned in terms of decor, and could have done with new paint on the walls and new carpet. We were seated in the area at the front by the large window (the view... More 

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Thank Cwjwales
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

I would ask anyone coming here not to expect the luxury one would get in a fancy restaurant. If you can see past the dated decor, this place is for you. Hands down the best Chinese food I have had since moving to Alberta. Yes the portions are smaller, but I would rather pay more for quality than eat a... More 

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Thank Kipux
Red Deer, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Had dinner here the night of the Santa Claus parade. Very quiet and on the second floor. Ordered chicken, cashew, and veggies, salad rolls, wonton soup, and the house fried rice. For a small restaurant, the service was good, the staff pleasant, and the food was good. You also got a generous portion. The price was reasonable as well. We... More 

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Thank SusanG1
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Not good, dirty/gross, and a little pricey. In addition, they brought out the wrong order and argued with us about what we ordered...then brought us the really tough ginger beef we ordered....keep looking

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Thank Jonathan S
Calgary
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

While the food was average at best the decor in this restaurant was well below average. The carpet is worn & dirty, the chairs are stained and the paint on the walls is chipped off in many areas. If you can't keep the customer area clean & tidy I fear what the kitchen might look like. For the price of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 Banff Ave 2nd Floor, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1C7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-985-6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?