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Pistolera

855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China (Jinqiao)
021-50304228
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Ranked #160 of 12,460 Restaurants in Shanghai
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
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jinqiao
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Dining options: Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Jinqiao
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Amherst, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Was recently in Shanghai for 2 weeks on business, unfortunately my colleague and I visited Pistolera the second to last day, we would have went many times. The best Margarita I've had in a foreign country,(they were horrible in Mexico) The sign said they charge for extra chips and salsa but they didn't. You can see the pic of the... More

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Shanghai, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Pistolera is an (area) expat favorite! Located in an (international) community, many customers know each other, it is a neighborhood hang-out. The service is great and food exceptional (especially for Mexican)! Pistolera hosts Cinco De Maya party every year and other special events. The outdoor seating is fabulous on good weather day (Fall & Spring) and ideal for larger gatherings... More

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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

GOOD: Really good staff, prompt service, fair prices, in a good environment - indoor and outdoor seating options. BAD: Food is decent Mexican food but GREAT Mexican in China. (What do you expect in Shanghai, the best of Mexico?) UGLY: The can get packed on the weekends for late night dinner and drinks. Hence, getting a table can get ugly!

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Went there for an after dinner drink to check it out for a possible dinner spot. We got there at 2300 and they said they are closed. "What time do you close", I asked. They said, "Midnight". Then we have another hour. They let us sit down and order a drink but were eager to send us off. Not very... More

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Cadiz, Spain
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
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51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Additional Information about Pistolera

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

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