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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed January 25, 2021

We had heard very good things about Shanghai so thought my wife and I would try it for a Sunday lunch. The interior of the restaurant, while plain, is spacious with all tables, no booths. Our service was good although my wife's egg fu young...came out several minutes after my almond chicken. There is an extensive luncheon menu to choose from serving reasonably priced combination plates. My almond chicken was so-so as the brown sauce was unspectacular and the almonds were merely sprinkled on top, not part of the sauce. My wife's egg fu young had a good sauce by lacked the vegetables she was use to seeing. In fact, she ended up throwing out the portion she brought home. All in all, a big disappointment. We will not be back.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed February 10, 2020 via mobile

Good Chinese food, but amazing wonton soup! I usually consider soup just an afterthought, but this one grabs the spotlight. Don’t miss out on the rich beef brothy deliciousness.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

Had lunch today and the food was good - fried rice is just yellow rice and not what was expected. But the rest of the food was hot and tasty. Service was fast and friendly.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 14, 2019

Nicely laid out restaurant with a friendly staff and quick service. The food was delicous and the menus ofered many options.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

My family and I really enjoyed our visit at this restaurant. We started off with an order of assorted appetizers called pupu platter, then the moo shu pork, mapo tofu, and five spice shrimp. Everything was fresh and absolutely delicious! The highlight of our visit...was the great service! As soon as we came in we were greeted by a young woman with a sweet smile who also took us to our table. She had this warm, welcoming and yet witty personality. She brought us our drinks (they have alcohol beverages!) and our server came by to take our order. She too was very friendly and gave us great suggestions on what to order. Our food came out promptly and the staff stopped by to check on us and refilled our glasses throughout our dinner. At that time, they were in their dinner rush with a good 10-12 tables and yet everyone was diligently taking care of customers. They all seemed to work together well. Their phones were also ringing which was an indication that their take out was also busy while we were there. When it was time to settle the bill, the same person who greeted us was also the cashier. She asked us how was our meal and I said it excellent! She sent us off with a sincere thank you and wished us good night. What a positive experience and we will definitely keep coming back!More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

A perfectly average Chinese restaurant from the food to the ambiance to the servers. I go there for the egg drop soup and wontons. Skip the meals.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018

Shang Hai has been here since I was in high school here 80’s and has been a staple. Great food fresh and tasty and good prices too.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The lunch specials are very good and good price. We had the General Ysos chicken that was excellent. You can ask them to make it soicy for an extra kick. Great service and it’s fast. Good iced tea and friendly staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We love love love this restaurant! And our favorite waitress Lisa treats us like royalty. Generous servings and always delicious.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

I love Chinese food and wanted it again tonight but the place I went to last night was closed that so we took a chance here. Im glad we did. The food was just almost good as the first place and the price was the...same. Weird how that worked out. The only thing that was not up to par was the tiny egg rolls that were bland. The pepper steak could of used a little more spice. Other than that it was good. Wait staff was very friendly and attentiveMore

Date of visit: April 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Shang Hai Chinese Restaurant

Yes, Shang Hai Chinese Restaurant offers takeout services.

Shang Hai Chinese Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5