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855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 5030 4228
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 10:30 - 00:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many ex pats hang out here weekly. Very good Mexican food considering we're living in shanghai china. Fun vibe, usually busy place, and when it's nice outside the patio is awesome!

Thank Kristi K
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a decent Mexican place in china. By China standards it's pretty good by American standards it's ok. I usually eat the tacos.

Thank laurhf13
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Being from Southern Cal my standard for Mexican food is very high. That said it was pretty good. Tacos were legit. Salsa, good. Margaritas we're great. The beans were horrible. Whoever made them had no idea what they were doing. A solid effort overall though.

Thank jamesmatthewr
Shanghai, China
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This was our first time to Pistolera. The nachos were tasty and a half serving was perfect for two people. We also enjoyed a chimichanga. There are many other items on the menu and we hope to enjoy more in the future. The only complaints that we had: there were way too many jalapenos on the nachos and the rice... More 

Thank SoyEspo2
Shanghai, China
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went over the weekend for a dinner. The ambiance was very lively and they have a nice outdoor seating.My family mostly likes vegetarian food , and the staff was very accommodating. We had burrito, mushroom and spinach quesadilla , fajita and shrimp taco. You can choose three different tacos . They got the chicken in the side for the... More 

Thank Povmy
Shanghai, China
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

After years of bad TexMex food on Cantina Agave level, the original management team is back and quality skyrocketed. Bside normal TexMex, wonderful Arrachera Steak not known well in Europe....fantastic Guacamole and even the Salsa with the obligatory Nacho chip is fresh and tasty. Strongly recommend it.

Thank thoerge
Antwerp, Belgium
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

During my visit I went 2 times to this restaurant. Very nice people, the manager Lucy is amazing!! The Food is great, fresh, big plates, just all in one PERFECT!! Also very affordable. A very nice change in between all Chinese Food every day!! Really the location of foreigners and expats.

Thank Mike-Wildemeersh
Athens, Greece
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212 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

On a hot July Sunday, searching for a restaurant to have our lunch we found La Pistolera and our choice was proved very good. The restaurant had outdoors and indoors tables/seats but we preferred to stay inside were the temperature was much more convenient and the decoration nice. We really enjoyed our Margaritas (de la casa, Fruity, etc you name... More 

Thank ThanosFot
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

It was a great lunch with a chilli bowl some nachos and NBA basketball on the television. Atmosphere is relax and casual!

Thank Dennis B
Shanghai, China
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We have been visiting this place and they simply are the worst!! The quality level between the different pistolera's is enormous. In Jinqiao restaurant they simply don't pay attention to you, ignore you, the kitchen took over 1 hour and we had to cancel our food and leave, they didn't care, they even never gave me my receipt to sign... More 

Thank Pedrochavoya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Biyun Lu Jin Qiao, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jinqiao
  • Neighbourhood: Jinqiao
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5030 4228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?