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Red Bamboo

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Greenwich Village
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140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012
+1 212-260-1212
12:30 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 12:30 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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New York City, New York
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love Red Bamboo. Lots of different dishes to choose from; different cuisines. Everything we've had has been delicious. My favorite is the Bamburger. Desserts have been yummy too.

Thank SusanNYC_12
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red Bamboo was not one of those on again off again relationships. It was a love affair. The temptation to indulge each night on the delectable delights at the Red Bamboo was impossible to ignore. The allure of comfort vegan food for the soul was undeniable. Each night I was in the Big Apple, my desire to dine with my... More 

Thank HP N
Brooklyn, New York
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red bamboo has been my favorite restaurant in NYC for the last twelve years and every single visit lives up to it. The buffalo wings are out of this world, the staff is absolutely wonderful and everything about this place exceeds all expectations. On a friday or Saturday night there might be a wait but they'll take your number and... More 

Thank carlyjgutierrez
London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

This place rated highly for veggie places in NY. They basically mimic good old fashioned meals with veggie alternatives. We came here for lunch and I'm so glad we did! It's quite a small place down some steps. We didn't book but had no issues getting in for lunch. I'm not sure if this would be the same for dinner?... More 

Thank Jess M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My partner and I had a very difficult time finding vegan options during our stay in NYC; luckily Red Bamboo was there for us. We sat down for a much needed pick me up on a late Sunday afternoon, and were almost immediately seated despite a pretty packed house. Food was very tasty, especially the decadent chocolate cake we had... More 

Thank Willow M
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66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Not far from Washington sq. We discovered this delicious restaurant. Great choice, some with shrimp or chicken for non vegan. Our lunch was delicious ; fresh product, hot, well presented, well seasoned & tasty. Don't be fool by the outside look of the street level half basement location. One of my best lunch of the year! We'll try to come... More 

Thank GuyDeMont
New York
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210 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Met some friends at Red Bamboo for a birthday celebration. The food was pretty tasty (4*). I enjoyed the "chicken" bbq wings, some veggie dumplings, sweet and sour chickn and curry chikn. 3* for the waiters/staff. They were pretty rude and acted too busy to give us recommendations or take our order. We were rushed out very shortly after desert.... More 

Thank Taylor G
Berlin, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

this is legit the best vegan place in all of NYC/Brooklyn. if my sightseeing/exploring plans allowed it, I would eat there 3 times a day. the buffalo wings transport me straight into heaven, I wish I could talk about other meals too but the wings were so good I have to eat them every single time I go there. I... More 

Thank larapoulain
Temecula, California
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This visit was a delicious surprise! Our daughter was the only vegan in a group of decided meat eaters. With some effort, she convinced us to try her favorite vegan restaurants in NYC. Our group of six ordered the coconut chicken, curry chicken, ribs, steak and potatoes; we all thought the dishes were fantastic! Even if you normally avoid vegan... More 

Thank AKRM
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love this place. The Wings are the best things ever!!! I've been a veggie for 22 years now and never had wings, Philly Cheese steak etc so to get all this as a veggie option is fantastic! I go to this place every time I'm in New York :)

Thank Amy K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 W 4th St, New York City, NY 10012
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Greenwich Village
  • Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-1212

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

Staying in Greenwich Village

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Greenwich Village
Commonly known as “the Village” to New Yorkers, it was here in Greenwich Village that both 1960’s counter culture and the LGBT movement were born. Famous for its bohemian past, head to Washington Square Park to get a feel for this diverse and energetic neighbourhood. You’ll find NYU students, street performers, skateboarders, kids frolicking in the fountain, and locals relaxing and playing chess. Stroll the streets to discover a mix of majestic town homes and hidden bars and restaurants that give this neighbourhood an old-school residential feel. When the sun goes down, check out one of the famous jazz or comedy clubs that still packs them in every night.
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