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New Shanghai Restaurant

21 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111-1903
(617) 338-6688
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Ranked #957 of 2,847 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Shanghai
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery
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English first
White River Junction, Vermont
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I began going to the New Shanghai in Boston before it was the New Shanghai -- about sixty five years ago! My Grandmother took me there and I never forgot it. Years later, my boss, from Shanghai, began taking me there for weekly lunches. So to say the least, we have a history. The place is unpretentious, but warm and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have been there for lunch twice and every time the food was exceptional. You have a distinct advantage if you like spicy food. It's spicy alright, but not to the point where all you can feel is the spice. In short this place is absolutely worth a visit!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It's kind American Chinese food in Chinatown, but you always find table in busy lunch time compare with other place in Chinatown.

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Antigonish, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

During my brief visit to Boston, I feel this restaurant is the best among the ones I have tried in Boston Chinatown. First, it is very clean - they use white table-cloth and white cloth napkins. Second, it is professional - they hire two chefs from China. One chef is from Tianjin and specializes in Northern Chinese Cuisine (Beijing Cuisine... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

First I'd like to admit that the food of the restaurant is OK, just some are too spicy for me. The several problems include 1) They secretly include the tips into the check, but without informing you. So many times my friends and I have been played and paid tips TWICE! They don't do that all the time, apparently, but... More 

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Aachen
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

After two weeks of American food at a trip in New England I was in a mood for something different: - I travelled a lot in China, so I can say that the food there was typical Chinese no American style Chinese. All people eating there were Chinese or had Chinese friends with - Food was nothing fancy for a... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

So I am in Boston to visit a friend and once more we hit up New Shanghai. Party of 3. App: we had 2 wonton soups. They were very good no issues there and one egg drop soup, which my friend raved about mains: Sweet and Sour pork, which was very good but a bit on the sour side. Orange... More 

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Waynesville
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

The staff was not very attentive and service was terrible. The food was actually good but the waiter never came back to the table after our food was served or fill our water glasses. We were very disappointed!

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

So I went to visit a friend of mine in Boston, and we wanted to experience Chinatown. We parked the car and waled around and looked at different places, we finally decided to go in this restaurant. It was a Saturday night, about 9 pm and the restaurant was maybe 1/2 full, I did see a few people come in... More 

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

When we got there, there was only one couple leaving. They pointed the table we had to sit, have us the menus and left. We have baby n we had to ask them for the baby chair instead of them offering us. When we were ready we had to wave and call them because they didn't even come to offer... More 

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Additional Information about New Shanghai Restaurant

Address: 21 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111-1903
Phone Number: (617) 338-6688
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: Chinese, Shanghai

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