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“Surprisingly good!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Shang-hai Chinese Restaurant

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Shang-hai Chinese Restaurant
2935 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-2748
210-658-5828
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Cuisines: Chinese
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San Antonio, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012 via mobile

I have lived and shopped in this area for many, many years, but for some reason I've never been to Shang-Hai Restaurant. My husband and I just returned from rectifying that omission.

It's a small, older (read red and gold decor) Chinese restaurant in an older strip center. Normally I wouldn't expect much from a restaurant like this but we were very pleasantly surprised. The soups were good, egg rolls and Rangoon perfectly adequate, and the entrees were fresh, flavorful, and large enough for us to each take home leftovers. The dinner specials (they come with soup, egg roll or Rangoon, and fried rice) are a superb value. Service was extremely pleasant and competent as well. We will return!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great Service for Great Value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011 via mobile

Have gone here for two decades. The food has always been great and the prices low. ($8 with tea for single dinner - soup entree rice and eggroll or Rangoon). Never a delay in getting served. If they're open another two decades I'm sure I'll be eating here.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Seguin, Texas, USA
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“Excellent choice!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2011

We've been going to Shanghai for years. The food and service are always great.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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