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A Taste of Shanghai Restaurant

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3907 Prince St, Flushing, NY 11354
(718) 888-1636
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8:30 am - 11:59 pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open late and always full of people.

Not only does the A rating in cleanliness/sanitation attract people but the food is really great also. Prices are a little higher than other restaurants but worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
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Garden City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A taste of Shanghai Restaurant is what there name is... a taste. If you want to really eat Shanghai food- go to Joe Shanghai a few blocks away. Their soup dumplings aka Xia Long Bao's are not even as good as Joe's. I really wished that there's were good but sorry...Joe's better. The service here is very lacking and on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Not only does the A rating in cleanliness/sanitation attract people but the food is really great also. Prices are a little higher than other restaurants but worth it.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I ended up at A Taste of Shanghai when another local dumpling house had people lined up outside. I was told these Xiao Long Bao were as good as Joe's and Nanjiang. I beg to differ. First, the place was very dirty from floor to ceiling. I'm not one for poorly maintained hanging plants overhead dropping spores and mites on... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The Chow Mein was very good but we really enjoyed the Shrimp Fried Rice. The Corn Soup was also very good.

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Buena Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Hsiao long bao with pork are only $2 for a basket this summer! There's also a crab version for a little more. Both were fresh and delicious!

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Finger Lakes, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

On the same block as the Sheraton, where we were attending travel agent seminars, the Taste of Shanghai restaurant was recommended to us by a colleague for a quick lunch. We were running behind schedule and the heavens were threatening showers, so it was a no-brainer to eat there, regardless. We were VERY pleasantly surprised at the vast lunch menu... More 

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South Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2009

When I used to live in Flushing, I would walk by this tiny restaurant a lot and every time it would be packed full. This piqued my curiosity. So I was really glad when I finally gave it a try on my last trip to NY. If you want authentic, really authentic Chinese, this is the place to go. I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3907 Prince St, Flushing, NY 11354
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Queens  >  Flushing
  • Phone Number: (718) 888-1636

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Asian, Taiwanese
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:59 pm

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