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Shanghai Chinese & Dim Sum

6718 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78754
(512) 458-8088
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Ranked #469 of 3,177 Restaurants in Austin
Price range: $20 - $25
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
Austin, Texas
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208 reviews 208 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

So ecstatic that we in Austin finally have quality dimsum. Yes its of course not comparable to CA dimsum but this will definitely do. We've been her several years ago and it wasn't bad but came back this past June and again in the winter and wow, it wasn't bad for Austin at all. Its very crowded especially on Sunday... More 

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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
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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
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
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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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21 reviews 21 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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53 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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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
43 helpful votes 43 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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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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