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City Bull Steakhouse and Bar - Hongmei
Ranked #6,978 of 17,108 Restaurants in Shanghai
Price range: $11 - $63
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Canadian
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner
Neighborhood: People’s Square
Reviewed November 11, 2012 via mobile

Came here for "Happy hour". They advertise happy hour, yet in fact it's not a happy hour. After ordering drinks during their happy hour we were faced with a full price bill. They would not budge on this as according to them, happy hour only applies by the glass. And only to a SPECIFIC beer!! This is a TOURIST TRAP!! DO NOT BE CAUGHT!!

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Reviewed October 5, 2012

I don't know how it happened, but City Bull managed to land the absolute best cover band in Shanghai. The previous reviewer did a great job of describing my favorite Filippinos: Glenn, Idess, & Maria, so I won't bore you with another man's perspective, but WOW!!! Looks, brains, AND talent!!! They must practice a lot, becuase they sound exactly like every band they are covering. I saw them initially at Jam76 where they brought the house down every night...VERY glad they made the move to City Bull.
I have brought practically every customer and co-worker to see them, and everyone is impressed with how they belt out the songs night after night... Always smiling and laughing, they LOVE American music, talking to foreigners, and having a good time. U-S-A !!!! U-S-A !!!!

Oh...almost forgot. Try the Porterhouse Steak; it's unbelievably good!!!

-Chris Mann

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

City Bull offers discounted lunch set at Rmb 68/ Rmb 78 with various choices from burger, mexican rolls and rice/noodle. I ordered their stir-fired shredded beef in black pepper sauce with rice at Rmb 68 which comes with soup, coffee and ice-cream. The tomato soup is thick and tasty but the black pepper beef is a bit bland!! Coffee and ice-cream are normal without any surprise (which may be a good thing). If you are looking for a clean and comfortable (meaning "not crowded") venue for lunch and do not have a very high standard for food, City Bull is good choice for you around Nanjing East Road area. Warning: not sure how long the discounted lunch set will be available.

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Marcel M, Owner at City Bull Steakhouse and Bar - Hongmei, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2012

Hi, this is Marcel the owner of City Bull, thank you for your review. Customer reviews help us understand what people like or dislike, and its a great reference for futur customers.

Thank you for your help...
Marcel

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Reviewed August 29, 2012

300 Nanjing Road - step out of the crowds, grab a cold beer, watch the crowds below from the second floor windows and enjoy a perfectly cooked steak. Atmosphere was good and the owner, Marcel was a real down to earth character. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed August 6, 2012

I visited the City Bull at 300 Nanjing Road near the Apple store. The food was poor and they served Stella Artois that was either fake or several months old. A horrible experience

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