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Pistolera

Jinqiao
Mexican
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855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
021-50304228
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 35
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  • 31
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Place to go when in need of Non-Chinese Food

Went here while on business because it was recommended for Mexican and we were in need of something other than Chinese Food. We had some Shrimp Tacos which were outstanding, the Burrito is good and the Chicken Tacos are great. The price is pretty good as well. Very nice change of pace area which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
Sjwiden
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Went here while on business because it was recommended for Mexican and we were in need of something other than Chinese Food. We had some Shrimp Tacos which were outstanding, the Burrito is good and the Chicken Tacos are great. The price is pretty good as well. Very nice change of pace area which the locals call Foreigner Street.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had the prawn stuffed peppers (sppiiccccyyy!) the tuna salad and the pork burrito, followed by churros. We don't usually eat so much for two of us, so that says the food was delicious. Only minor comments that the waitress, while attentive, was a bit pushy for our tastes.... had barely finished my drink before she's outright asking me if... More 

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Kunming, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stopped into Pistolera on a recent trip to Shanghai and was not disappointed. The chips and salsa were delicious and the Carne Asada tacos I got had a great authentic flavor. The food came out super fast, which was helpful since I was on a tight schedule. All told I spent 100 RMB for me meal, largely due to... More 

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Asia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is by far one of the best spots to hit, in the area. The team are very engaging and can be seen floating arouund the restaurant talking with the guests. The food is very consistant in both its preparationand delivery. What is nice is the endless supply of chips that one can gorge them selfs on, but be warned... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This restaurant attracts the expat and local crowd living in the environs of Pudong. The service was friendly and efficient, and we thought it was the best Mexican food (in Asia) that we have had for quite some time. It was an excellent (and convenient) choice to catch up with friends over margaritas rather than deal with the Puxi-bound traffic.

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Shanghai, China
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133 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a chain restaurant, off spring from Big Bamboo. The new one has been recently opened next door to Park Tavern. It is excellent, job well done. Margaritas top shelf. HH makes drinking much less expensive until 7.30pm. Really good Tx Mx as in enchiladas, tacos, burittos and cheese stuff. Hot poppers. Chips good enough and sauces/dips hot and... More 

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Shanghai, China
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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We have been here now several times. The restaurant is a really good solid one with authentic food, good cocktails and pretty good "free" nachos with salsa. The staff really seems to care without beeing really outstanding. They are better than average but by far not outstanding. The food varity and quality is allright and goes with the price. I... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is by far the best and most authentic Mexican food in Shanghai and is even better now that there is a new branch on Hengshan rd. in Xuhui district.

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I'm from Texas and I have been here for almost two years so obviously I was missing my TexMex but unfortunately I never found a good place to eat it here in Shanghai. I tried a few places but gave up looking. A friend suggested that we have a dinner get together with some other friends and she recommended Pistolera... More 

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Shanghai, China
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Really cosy place, perfect for autumn and winter. Great selection of drinks, especially love the margaritas. The vege nachos are really, really good and different to the norm. A new favourite hang out!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jinqiao
  • Neighborhood: Jinqiao
  • Phone Number: 021-50304228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am

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