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New Shanghai Restaurant

21 Hudson St, Boston, MA 02111-1903
(617) 338-6688
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Ranked #1,184 of 2,784 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Chinese, Shanghai
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery
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Waynesville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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102 reviews 102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

Went here because other better recommended places were full but so glad we did as it was brilliant! Delicious food and varied menu. Good service too.

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boston
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28 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

Hadn't been to the restaurant in many years as the restaurant had been sold. We tried it recently and the food was fabulous. Fresh seafood and vegetables. All of the dishes were excellent and we ordered a lot. Loved the spinach dumplings and the pan fried noodles with chicken and vegetables.

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Newport, RI
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35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Nice place - western style cleanliness. Staff a little slow but not unbearably so. Menu was understandable. We did not get very adventurous with the protein choices - but this is the place to do it if you are so inclined. We had spring rolls - nicely done. Sliced pork with minced garlic and chili sauce was delicious - although... More

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Boston, MA
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

The subtitle under the New Shanghai's name is "Peking-Szechwan Cuisine." In other words, this place claims to serve 3 of the 4 major types of Chinese cuisine-- eastern, northern, western-- everything except southern. Since the restaurant is in Chinatown, I guess it is trying to be different from most of the other restaurants here, which mainly serve Cantonese food. As... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

Pleasantly surprised that the food was so tasty and fresh, I never expect to get decent Chinese food anywhere but home in NYC. Really enjoyed our meal, however was dismayed to find out that we were charged an additional $3 per plate for rice, which in my experience has always been served with meals at no extra charge. I didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011 via mobile

My wife and I went to New Shanghai on a recent trip to Boston after reading a number of positive reviews. Coming from Long Island we are 20 minutes from downtown Flushing which is our go-to spot when we want something more than the typical take out fare. This seemed like the real deal. We were the only people of... More

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Tampa, FL
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37 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

When we first saw this restaurant in the Internet, Trip Advisor indicated that it was #524 of 1553 restaurants in Boston. However, and when we clicked "update property details”, the information was that "The restaurant was closed". We called the restaurant and on the contrary, we discovered that in fact it was OPEN for business! We had an exquisite dining... More

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