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Shanghai Chop Suey

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610 3 Ave S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0H5, Canada
(403) 327-3552
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

always great food and service... eat-in or take-out, always a good time... one of the best views in the city, overlooking the water park / winter lights of the city's main downtown park. I have never had any reason to complain... just the opposite... often treated by the owner as a welcome guest.

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Thank Duncan L
Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is old school Chinese food such as chicken balls, sweet and sour pork, etc. They do a reasonable job with this type of food, but only if it's what you like. The restaurant itself is rather dated and in need of an upgrade. It's not the kind of place you feel like lingering. Reports that owner is very rude... More 

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Thank drmueller
yyc
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

In town for the night and craving Chinese. Should have checked Tripadvisor first as my experience was very poor. The Hot & Sour soup was just okay but the Salt & Pepper squid was horrid. I didn't realize it was deep fried (not mentioned on menu), but even still it wasn't prepared properly. It was like squid wrapped in gooey... More 

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1 Thank yyclhryyc
Canada
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I care not what all the haters have to say, Shanghai still is one of the better places to dine in Lethbridge for Chinese. One just must know what dishes are in house special. Wor tips and sizzling go ba for example.. Rarely a mishap with those two. The standard greesy dishes are just that at ANY Chinese food restaurant..... More 

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Thank surfinraw
Regina, Canada
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Awful experience. Not clean,cold half cooked food and/or over cooked food Depends on the dish I guess. save your money. Not worth your time. I would not recommend.

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1 Thank Brandyland2000
Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

The review from famished f is owner sponsered...he is supposed to be a customer who knows that's the delivery is good...thousands "love the food"....says not to believe media gossip without seeing both sides of the situation.....seems to have spent a lot of time in the restaurant considering he lives in Calgary.....by the way...I did revisit the place last week and... More 

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3 Thank amytasha
Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

The customers should call the cops on the owner. !!! This is the worst prepared and worst quality Chinese food ever tasted from San Fransico to New York toCALGARY. Swimming in oil..under cooked rice(how do they do that) poor quality old almost rotting veggies..sauces that smell horrible with no consistency....how can the health department not end this danger....staff is rude... More 

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6 Thank amytasha
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Decor is badly outdated, stinks like dirty deep fryer grease. When owner came by(long greasy hair) and asked how our meal was, he didn't like the results and a piece of his long hair was in our food. He told us this how chinesse food is suppose to taste hair and all. Not worth the air used to continue the... More 

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5 Thank Shadowmystery
Calgary, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I love this place as do thousands of others. I have many friends that will travel from out of town to get food from Shanghai. The food is very good and the service has always been great. I would not always believe everything you see on social media without witnessing this in person or knowing the whole story. The food... More 

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4 Thank Famished F
Lethbridge, Canada
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Food was more like slop for pigs! I actually woudln't feed it to pigs.... The gentleman was probably the rudest person I have ever encountered. A simple compaint about the food, asking for a discount or refund was outright refused. When we refued to pay, he threatened to call the cops. Who does that? I have been to MANY chinese... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 3 Ave S, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 0H5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Lethbridge
  • Phone Number: (403) 327-3552

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