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Bamboo Gardens

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102 N Garrison Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-1107
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
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Carthage, Missouri
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a take out order and they were very fast and the egg rolls and fried rice were good. It was a little pricey.

Thank Ann J
Carthage, Missouri
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71 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quality food at a reasonable price. Everything on the buffet is great, but my favorite is the General Chicken!

Thank bridgesm0m
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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480 reviews
271 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant server who took the time to talk with us a while. Buffet had quite a good selection plus fruits and desserts. Plenary of parking and very clean toilets

Thank GrantHay
Pineville, Missouri
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443 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I occasionally get really hungry for Chinese. Coming home from the Lake, I bypassed Springfield,{too early}, Mt.Vernon (one low rated, the other my gps couldn't find) which brought me to Carthage at 1:00 pm and I keep getting great stories about this place. There should be a law that all Chinese Buffets should go to half price at 12:30 and... More 

Thank recorder
Carthage, Missouri
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Bamboo Gardens is the oldest Chinese restaurant and town. And it stands to be the best Chinese restaurant in town. Their buffet provides you with a variety of Chinese food to meet your Chinese food cravings.

Thank nazchic85
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great oriental food by real Korean people. Been in business for years in Carthage and there is always a crowd. I live in Carthage and ago there often.

Thank Goldenrod11411
Reeds, Missouri
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This restaurant is known for serving the original recipe for cashew chicken made famous in Springfield, Mo.

Thank arnerg
Ada, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was the only restaurant we visited in Carthage and we were disappointed. There is a small buffet, so we decided to order off the menu. We were not impressed, but it was adequate.

Thank lsmith653
Lamar, Missouri
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by here for an early dinner. I decided to have the buffet I got up to fix my plate and they didn't have any chicken. So I grabbed some fruit and other items thinking they would bring more chicken out. The only positive thing was the fruit was good the other items which were supposed to be hot... More 

Thank Nathan H
Benton City, Washington
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This restaurant has a lot of seating and a nice food bar, smorgasbord type meal. We have always enjoyed the food here and the variety provided. The lemon chicken and general Zsoa's chicken is amazing.

Thank sir18

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 N Garrison Ave, Carthage, MO 64836-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Carthage

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