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“Not expensive or fancy, but GREAT food!”
Review of Little Shin Shin

Little Shin Shin
Ranked #375 of 1,304 Restaurants in Oakland
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

We were recommended to try this restaurant by a neighbor who hadn't been there in a couple of years, but LOVED it when she lived nearby. They were a highly rated Chinese restaurant for 2012 & the overall menu sounded good, with plenty for everyone (we had a group of 7) to find something they would enjoy. The only down-side is finding a parking spot -- try the public lot that is a few blocks away or chance finding a spot on the street (parking is metered). We ordered a family meal and added the Walnut Prawns. All I can say is every dish was WONDERFUL - from the very good Hot & Sour Soup to the Duck. There was very little for leftovers to take home, but they were very good too. The staff was attentive and took care of us promptly. If you are in the area, I highly recommend you give Little Shin Shin a try. As an added bonus, they are located just doors away from Fenton's Ice Creamery!

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Thank Leslie S
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Reviewed April 3, 2013

This is a popular restaurant but every time I go here I am underwhelmed with dishes that are overlooked and bland. There are many better Asian restaurants in Oakland including Burma Star, Soi 4 and Xyclo.

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Thank Yabolo
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Reviewed December 20, 2012

Little Shin Shin has some fabulous Chinese comfort food. Get the War Won Ton soup, as it has shrimp, beef, and chicken amidst the pot stickers. I have a hard time choosing between the Shin Shin Prawns' fabulous sauce, the thick eggplant, the crisp green beans and the Mongolian Beef. It will never be the most amazingly inventive food you ever eat, but it's amazing value and great taste for the price.

Thank aussiefinn
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Reviewed March 1, 2012

Always enjoy coming to this restaurant, especially with our granddaughter who loves their Won Ton Soup and friend Won Ton. It's kid friendly and the staff are always accommodating. The lunch menu is a great value and more than enough to eat!

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Thank GlobalGoodTimes
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Reviewed December 22, 2011

They don't have many dishes that are not worth the trip to the restaurant. A good sign is that they are always crowded.

Thank carlytee
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