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Shanghai Cafe

#1,159 of 2,674 Restaurants in Boston
#1,302 of 2,887 Places to Eat in Boston
Chinese, Coffee Shop, Shanghai
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232 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-4706
(617) 338-8686
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not really Chinese

Chinese oriented, but is a giant mish mash of oriental food from Thai to Chinese to Sushi. Still good food though

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Humphrey K
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Batavia, Illinois, United States
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Batavia, Illinois, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Chinese oriented, but is a giant mish mash of oriental food from Thai to Chinese to Sushi. Still good food though

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

The food is great.. I lived in Shanghai for 3 years so i know what i'm talking about.. :) My favorite dishes, the fried rice cakes and the clear noodles with peanut sauce are my favorites.. cheap, and very friendly, i love this place!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2011

I'm no Chinese food expert but I really enjoyed this place. My opinion is that the food was good and reasonably priced.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2011

Went to Shanghai Cafe for some Chinese on New Year's Eve. I wanted to go to a restaurant in Chinatown and had some good reviews from here but for convenience sake walked down the street to SC. The scorpion bowl was on the weak side but ok. Fried shrimp with some hot sauce was good as was the beef with... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2007

average chineese food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-4706
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: (617) 338-8686

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Coffee Shop, Shanghai

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