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Pistolera

855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China (Jinqiao)
021-50304228
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Ranked #169 of 12,461 restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jinqiao
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jinqiao
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Cadiz, Spain
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Menu is so big! They have a lot of authentic Mexican food and the restaurant made us feel as home. Big portions, good prices and very good quality.

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Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Service - average Food - Chipotle wins by a landslide in freshness and flavor Margaritas - way too sweet Conclusion- Avoid at all costs

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Orlando, Florida
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Who would have thought a feel-like-home Mexican restaurant in Shanghai, China? I have had dinner here at Pistolera twice now and both times have been a great experience. Walking in the door you feel like you just traveled 8,000 miles back home to the States. Both times the place has been very busy and is very popular with the expat... More

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Hudson, New Hampshire, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Absolutely love Chinese food, especially traditional Chinese food, not the American brand. But after 2 weeks in Shanghai I needed a change. I found Pistolera over on Biyun Lu Jin Qiao. The taxi drivers have an issue with this address. They try to drop you off on the wrong side of the road about 100 yards away. But once you... More

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Nanjing, China
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I went to the newly opened one in Hongqiao, on Hongmei Lu, just down the street from Pearl City, about one block and the same side of the road. Good service and food. I recommend the taco combination plate - you get to choose 3 different ones. The grill fish taco was really good.

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

This has become a regular stop for the family over our time here in Shanghai. The food is varied and good quality. My wife is quite sensitive to spicy food but the staff here always take time to ensure her dish is not too spicy....if you want good Mexican fare then you must add this to your list!

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

If you are looking for a sour cream and cheese covered Tex-Mex food, this is not the place for you. I am thrilled to have found a place in Shanghai that has fresh,homemade pico de gallo and real tamales on the menu. The only disappointment is the margaritas which are overly sweet and made with a poor mix, and not... More

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Gurgaon
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Being a vegetarian in Shanghai, I was looking for a restaurant which will appeal to my palate when I discovered this place. When I entered on a weekend night, I found the entire place to be almost full with just one small table available for me, which told me that it was certainly very popular with the expat crowed of... More

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

If you are looking for some Tex-Mex and an awesome margarita, Pistoleras is worth your time. A great place for lunch and dinner with dinner being busy, especially on Friday and Saturday nights. Reservations are accepted and recommended, especially with large parties. They also have indoor and outdoor seating.

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Calif.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I had grilled Talapia tacos that were excellent. A good serving of the filet, not pressed and formed. Chips and salsa were good, nice atmosphere and friendly servers.

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