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Shanghai Fresh


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Chinese, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The food at this place is great, but the staff is so excessively rude that it's hard too return. It's comical how mono-syllabic they were, how they wanted us out of there by 915pm (even though they close at 10pm) and how they couldn't bring...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is a great small restaurant with inventive food. We always look for something that sounds different and interesting. Everything does seem fresh and done with a light hand. So why only "very good?" It is sort of a pain to deal with... the dining...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

I used to live in Cambridge and travel back occasionally. Shanghai Fresh is the place for great Chinese. Extensive menu. Lots of varied. Lots of styles. At times it can be very difficult to get a table the place is so hopping. For what it...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank urbasilisk
Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

Food was not bad. I liked their soup - don't remember the name, but it's the only recommended soup on the menu. Service was not great and the wait for a table can be long during peak hours.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Vindik
Reviewed July 27, 2017

Had pan fried scallion pancakes, cold gluten and mushroom appetizer, Shanghainese noodles with house made pulled noodles, thick flat rice noodles, and beef with rice and coriander which is specialty. DId not find that these were too greasy. Found the noodles to be nice and...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

Very basic atmosphere; dark and a little cold in terms of decor- don't expect warmth by the owner or the waitresses- they seem to be in a hurry even when there are very few customers- that being said, the lunch specials are quite good- usually...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

We were hungry from all the walking in that area and we just walked into the nearby restaurant. I should say it was blind luck. This is one of the best Chinese restaurants I have been in this country. We have been to some good...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank HarshadMethrath
Reviewed May 14, 2017

We love this place! The food and quantities are good, and price reasonable. The staff is nice and extremely accommodating. The first time we went there we ordered by mistake a chicken soup, that we were not able to eat as we are vegetarian. We...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank terenity
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Less than a block from the Central T. Convenient for picking up hot and tasty food after work. I called in my order in and was quoted it would be ready in 30 minutes. I got there a few minutes early, paid and waited a...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Andrea T
Reviewed February 3, 2017

This is a bargain place for a good chinese meal. I spent $20 total with starter, main, rice, and one beer. Nice decorations, clean place.

Date of visit: January 2017
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April 10, 2016|
Response from Annie Z | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend the following as I grew up in Shanghai. Appetizer: Sweet and Sour Baby Ribs, Marinated Duck, Wild Veggie and Bean Curd (马兰头) Seafood: Ginger Scallion Tiapia, Fish Fillet Rice/noodles: Rice Cake with... More
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