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Shanghai Garden - Seattle

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International District
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian, Chilean
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524 Sixth Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 625-1688
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Food and Helpful Waitress

I stopped in on a hot afternoon for a drink and an appetizer. I asked the waitress to recommend something spicy and chose the Spicy Beef Tendon appetizer and a Tsing Tao beer. It was very good! The restaurant is not large, but the decor is nice and the waitress was very helpful. I don't think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2014
Christopher J
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Rochester, New York
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  • Families with children
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Portland, Oregon, United States
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

For value and friendliness, I recommend Seoul Tofu House two doors down on 6th Ave. They serve a decent portion of rice with each meal and don't charge extra like Shanghai does.

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Seattle, Washington
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We arrived in the ID hungry for Japanese food but couldn't get a table for several hours on a Saturday night. After looking around the neighborhood we settled on the Shanghai Garden to feed the two hungry teenagers with us who were starting to get a little testy. They devoured an order of potstickers, broccoli beef and fried rice and... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I stopped in on a hot afternoon for a drink and an appetizer. I asked the waitress to recommend something spicy and chose the Spicy Beef Tendon appetizer and a Tsing Tao beer. It was very good! The restaurant is not large, but the decor is nice and the waitress was very helpful. I don't think they have a parking... More 

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is one of our favorite Asian restaurants anywhere. Highly recommend Green Handshaven Noodles and Pea Vines with Oyster a Sauce. Also try their Orange Beef, Outstanding. Great service and consistent good food for reasonable prices.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were excited to experience the food and flavours of the International District and decided to go for Chinese. It was past lunch and we were hungry so decided to stop in. The decor was nice, but our first indication to get out was when we asked and was told that they didn't serve Chinese brocolli. No Chinese brocolli in... More 

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New York
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

Based on others' reviews and the fact that it was across the street from the Kinokuniya bookstore, we had dinner there around 5 pm on a Wednesday evening. Maybe because it was early but the restaurant was not very crowded at all. We ordered the shaved noodles - both regular and green barley and in soup and stir-fried. The noodles... More 

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Spokane
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We enjoyed our meal; the restaurant was crowded. I'm picky (not quality - just enjoy limited types of food), and I enjoyed every dish we ordered (beef/green onion with sweet bun, honey almond shrimp, shaved noodles, moo shu pork) although I couldn't make myself eat the shrimp which looked to be wrapped in green jello. The rest of my group... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

So i have walked by this restaurant for the longest time before trying it, and unfortunately i have to leave the country and relocate, i will def miss this restaurant that has the most delicious barley green hand shaven noodles, healthy and tasty!! I really recommend trying it! The soup and their stir fried dishes arent as greasy as most... More 

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I just started a new job and my new colleagues love Shanghai Garden. The hand shaved noodles are super delicious - the texture is just right, the seasoning is spot on. I highly recommend the pumpkin hand shaved noodles. The service Is efficient and friendly. It is now a "go to" place for me!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We ate at the Shanghai Garden twice during September, each time the food was delicious. I loved the hotplates especially the prawn one, they certainly don't stint on the quantity, at first I wondered if I'd be able to eat it all but it was so tasty that it proved not to be a problem! The restaurant is comfortable and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 524 Sixth Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > International District
  • Neighborhood: International District
  • Phone Number: (206) 625-1688

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 35
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian, Chilean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?