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“Chinese food close to The Empire State Building”
Review of Shanghai Mong

Shanghai Mong
Ranked #3,631 of 14,125 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed January 9, 2013 via mobile

Very nice small restaurant by the Empire State Building. On 32 nod Street there are a few Chinese restaurant. We had a delicious seafood noodle soup. Good and reasonable place to eat.

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Reviewed December 25, 2012 via mobile

Very few words describe this place. Great food, large plates (easily 'splitable') and good ambiance with clean restrooms and pleasant service. I am pick and I loved it. Went with the family and we were all very pleased. Worth moving a little further than 34th and surely away from the weird/interesting korean food from the other reataurants around.

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Reviewed July 7, 2012

Yes, this is Asian fusion but if you know what's best you're coming here for jjajangmyeon - delightful and insanely popular South Korean noodle dish with black bean and meat sauce. They also have a great jjampong - spicy seafood noodle soup. Some items on the menu are a bit pricey, but these two dishes are very reasonable. The service is always super quick and friendly, and they're open 24 hours. Definitely a go-to when I'm in Koreatown.

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Thank travel0781
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

I visit Shanghai Mong whenever I miss their Mapa tofu rice and lemon cream sauce dumpling. I know most of the customers only know about jjajangmyun or jjambbong which are Shanghai Mong's well-known main dishes. But I want to recommend you other menus like rice dishes or seafood/shrimp dishes because they are also really great.
If you want some soup which is not spicy (and okay with seafood), Nurengi tang (scorched rice with seafood soup in hot pot) would be a good choice for you. It's tasteful and has a bunch of seafood! Feel healthy. For shrimp dishes, I love chili shrimp!!! so delicious!
You can also enjoy lunch special under $10 which is a good deal in manhattan.
Volume is huge and the taste is decent. Side dishes are very nice, staffs are caring and friendly.

Tip: If you check-in, you can get free spring rolls!
They open for 24 hours, so if your groups are lost in the middle of night in manhattan, go to Shanghai Mong and enjoy their late night special which starts from 9:30pm and lasts all night!

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Thank Anna L
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Reviewed May 25, 2012

Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean based restaurant. Short walk from Macy's. The soup that comes with the lunch is way too salty for me. The dishes are spicy, which I like. I guess you can ask for mild. Service is good. Recommended for a quick lunch.

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Thank FlipViet
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