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Pistolera

Jinqiao
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855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
021-50304228
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Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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New York
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Food is authentic, as Chinese Mex food goes. Prices are reasonable, and the location is central to the expat 'bubble' in Jinqiao. Outdoor picnic table seating is particularly enjoyable on a nice-weather evening. Very social and pleasant. Bonus - a dvd seller right outside, so grab a movie after you leave. Worth the trip if you are in Jinqiao. If... More 

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Agia Paraskevi
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are 4 restaurants one next to other with trees and nice yards in front of them at that area. Pistolera seems to be the absolute choice of the people among them. The restaurant is always alive with people usually shouting because of the music which even is not too high it creates a buzz (seems to play in bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Mexican restaurants in Shanghai, nice decorations and good service. I definitely will come back.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I have to say I've never tasted guacamole quite like this. But it was good, although not really traditional. The tacos al carbon were more like tacos ropa vieja but quite tasty anyway. The fresh salsa are excellent and the chips are housemate and warm. You can get dos Equis beer here - a major plus.

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Thank caroln3
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

A local guy at a shop close by recommended the place to me & I'm glad he did. For the mainly expat area & in comparison to other places it was quite good value for money & enjoyable food with pretty good service. I tried a different place the next day but returned as it was by far better quality... More 

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Shanghai, China
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

I have eaten Pistolera twice. Once as delivery and once in the restaurant. The restaurant has an active, but cozy vibe to it. They were extremely busy when I was there (dinner). The waitresses are friendly and speak pretty good English. I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the food that I have tried, which includes the enchiladas, and several burritos.... More 

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Changzhou, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome, specially the surroundings makes it great. Right next to a movie theater. Good service and cleanliness.... I liked a lot.

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Hamburg, Germany
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The food is your saverage Mexican that you find in Asia, but what is worth it is the out doors dining area. Even on a rainy day they have large umbrellas so you can enjoy your food outside.

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Thank NicoMaxx
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136 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Pistolera is my go to place to get Mexican food fix. I particularly enjoy chorizo nachos plate with chips and salsa.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

As a big fan of meat I tried their chicken plate and it was very tasty. The staff was very polite and the food came pretty quickly. Highly recommended. Love it here the best tortilla soup its served warm and spicy, the half order of beef nachos is perfect share for 2. Best margarita in Pudong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jinqiao
  • Neighborhood: Jinqiao
  • Phone Number: 021-50304228

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