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3682 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR 97239-4568
+1 503-206-6330
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11:00 - 21:00
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Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I have traveled pretty extensively and have found that airports are pretty poor with their food offerings. You have the chains of fast food, chain coffee places, and over priced sit down restaurants. PDX is a bit different and I found some tasty Asian noodles that are under $10! At an airport! I ordered a spring roll bowl which consisted... More 

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Thank Mrsteacherlady
Portland, Oregon
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386 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had the Saigon Bowl, which was a mix of meats over noodles with a salad and spring roll. The spring roll was served too hot to eat and the meat and noodles were barely warm. It took quite a long while for the order to be brought to the table, so I wonder whether the bowl was created and... More 

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Thank Eugene F
Bend, Oregon
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Excellent food, reasonably priced and a fun atmosphere. My wife and I live in Oregon and visit Portland a few times each year. To date, our dining experiences have been rather uneven in this city, so I did a bit of online research to improve our choices. We were very pleased to find Bambuza. This Vietnamese restaurant has become successful... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bambuza is certainly different. The tables are catch as catch can, and after the food is ordered at the counter it is brought out to the table. We had two different noodle dishes, and both were tasty and nicely presented. I might not drive a long way to eat here, but staying in the vicinity makes it a fine place... More 

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Thank Martin M
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Do not be fooled by the lack of queues forming in front of the stall. I had Chicken Rice Bowl (9.95) when I was at Portland International Airport. It is filling, delicious and the service I received was satisfactory!

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Thank Enhan
Wahiawa, Hawaii
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I was stuck in Portland's Airport for a couple of hours. After a rough turn with another of the restaurants in the food court I decided to give it another try. The cashier was pleasant and very helpful. The food was also great. I would definitely return.

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Houston, Texas
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476 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I was excited to try this place but it was a bit of a let down. The food was just average and it wasn't hot. It was lukewarm at opening. I had the noodles with chicken and a spring roll. I'm not sure I'll give it another try.

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Thank KendraDawnRN
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Bambuza was great a few years ago but has gone steadily downhill since. The food just isn't as good as it used to be. My family ordered take out from Bambuza today, hoping it had improved since our last visit, and were greatly disappointed. Pho was super bland (and didn't come with the usual sauces) and the dishes weren't labeled... More 

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Thank Zoe F
Arizona
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809 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Super tasty food and many options. Their food has a wonderful blend of flavors and the value is excellent. Fresh quality and healthy food.

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Thank Deanne A
Portland, Oregon
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97 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

There's not many mid-range prices (i.e. each dish is ~$10) in the area. Even the food trucks cost $10 for things, so to get a hot meal, a nice place to sit down is a great deal. Its a pay at the counter and they bring you the food sort of place. I would say they're flavors are a bit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3682 SW Bond Ave, Portland, OR 97239-4568
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-206-6330

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