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“Great food.......”

Shanghai Chinese Bistro
Ranked #2,246 of 3,811 Restaurants in Vancouver
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Downtown
Naples, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
157 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great food.......”
Reviewed 12 July 2011

What a fantastic experience! Great food, nice quiet well lit place and the nicest waitress! This food has quality written all over it.Not your typical cheapo Chinese place. Though I amsure there are plenty of them here in the city. Moderately priced and well worth it. Sizzling filet and sizzling prawns were great, very tasty and the vegetable fried rice was light and well mixed with miniscule bits of veggies....very tasty without feeling totally full and bloated..the oyster sauce and peppercorn sauces were just right for the dishes.....and they give you the lightest little cookie after dinner. It is so light it's likely to float an inch off your table., vanilla, almond and so tasty.....

  • Visited July 2011
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plano, tx
Level 3 Contributor
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome Chinese Food”
Reviewed 1 July 2011

When we arrived at our hotel it was rather late but I was craving for some authentic Chinese food so I asked the concierge for his recommendation. He recommended this place and I was a bit reluctant because being that I am Vietnamese, my idea of "authentic" is much different than those of the western palate. The restaurant is very small but don't let that fool you. The menu is extensive and very authentic. We ordered filet mignon on sizzling plate and it was awesome! The meat was succulent and very flavorful. It came out sizzling loudly on the iron plate and was so mouth watering that the couple next to us, who had finished their Peking duck, ordered the same thing. We ordered it in the black pepper sauce which as fantastic. We also ordered crispy salted prawns. They had a special that night on fresh prawns (those swimming in the tank as you walk in) so we had those served up. They were so sweet and juicy that you can definitely tell that they were swimming not too long before we ordered them.

This place was so good that we came back once more before we left Vancouver.

  • Visited June 2011
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445 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
“Great service tasty food”
Reviewed 24 June 2011

Visited recently table booked and seemed busy, but it was a Saturday evening. Excellent tasty food and waiter helpful as to what to order. Food tasty with good portions.
This bistro specializes in sea food but we didnot take any as we do not like it, but lots more on menu. Upstairs so not suitable for all.

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank Heather M
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Anchorage, ak
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Went there 10 years ago for the first time.....have been going back ever since.”
Reviewed 16 June 2011

This is not the cheapest Chinese restaurant in town....but we love it...It is consistently good and I have to say, almost every time we have been there, we are the only non Asian people there. Our waitress just came over from Hong Kong...Everyone speaks English. We think the food is great....and the portions are huge...pretty surroundings.....nice menu......good service....and excellent food. It is very similar to the food that we have had in China....

  • Visited June 2011
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Bend, OR
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Wow!!”
Reviewed 4 April 2011

I can't speak to if this is the best Chinese in Vancouver because it is the only one I have been to but it would be very difficult to surpass. Every dish we had, we had a number of them, was simply amazing. Great depth to the flavors and high quality in the raw material. A must visit.

  • Visited April 2011
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Thank yreme
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