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Shanghai Chinese & Dim Sum

6718 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78754
(512) 458-8088
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Ranked #581 of 3,160 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Dim Sum, Shanghai
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English first
Corpus Christi, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is better than a buffet. The food is cooked to order. A plate comes with choice of soup, egg roll, main dish with rice. The service is excellent. Never a wait.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

First and foremost, this by far is the first authentic Chinese restaurant that I've been to that doesn't assume that I speak their language. I'm Asian and most places will start speaking their language to me. They greeted me in English for once. My family and I love going to eat Dim Sum and this was our first time at... More 

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Austin, TX
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Our favorite Dim Sum Restaurant closed recently and we thought all was lost. Then we heard about Shanghai and decided to give it a try. Our first impression was that it was newer and cleaner than the other restaurant. We were seated promptly (once all our party was there) and the carts started arriving. My children were very hungry (growing... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I love this place--the food is sensational and there are even some items I haven't seen on dim sum menus before, Yes the wait is long and the service is not great--they often understand less English than they can speak so ordering off the menu during dim sum time can be an exercise in futility. But the food is really... More 

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georgetown texas usa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Excellent Dim Sum on Sunday mornings, although the wait can be as long as 45 minutes. Very nice selection of dishes and wait staff come by with their carts every few minutes. The staff are very friendly and make you feel welcome. They are all willing to explain what the dishes are if you're not sure! The food is served... More 

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Austin, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

I've tried couple different dimsum restaurants and Shanghai is best. Love it cuz they have sweet soft tofu, custard cake are my favorites. On weekend they r super busy. A lot of people. Sometimes i have to wait almost 30 mins. But it worth the wait. All the food are really tasty and good.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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84 reviews 84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Went to this place for lunch. As it was Sunday, there so many people waiting for tables. Had to wait about 40 minutes so my appetite was gone. The food was average and so was the service. Crowded and noisy, so I was not impressed.

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Austin
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Get the pork buns! The pork ramen was good, but didn't blow me away however. The oozy egg lifted it though. Great atmosphere and quick service. But getting a table is the tricky part. Be prepared to wait. Tables next to us looked like they ordered the 4-6 person fried chicken. That looked good! Worth a visit, but not sure... More 

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Austin, Texas
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81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I have had dim sum in San Francisco, D.C., and elsewhere, and think that Shanghai Chinese & Dim Sum in Austin is among the best. Their variety is good and quality is very good. Go there either at 11 a.m. on Saturday or Sunday (opening time), or 1:30 or so. In other words, the closer to noon, the more likely... More 

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

We don't get dim sun very often and were happy to find this place as we were passing through Austin. We will be back.

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Additional Information about Shanghai Chinese & Dim Sum

Address: 6718 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78754
Phone Number: (512) 458-8088
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum, Shanghai

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