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“Wow!”
Review of Joe's Shanghai

Joe's Shanghai
Ranked #396 of 14,395 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$21 - US$30
Cuisines: Chinese, Seafood
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery
Neighbourhood: Chinatown
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

So, was recommended this in a guide book.

My god this is a Chinese restaurant you MUST visit if in NYC. (Definitely the Chinatown location)

There are some down sides, sitting at tables of other groups or couples was a little awkward and the decor etc was very shabby, the waiters were quite rude and abrupt, BUT....

As soon as you eat their food you don't care, it was delicious, have the Pork Steam Buns, they are AMAZING! (We even had some more after a meal in little Italy on another night)

Go there!

Thank SimonUpdraft
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Reviewed 8 May 2014 via mobile

Great food at a fair price. Always nice to engage conversation with true new yorkers sitting at the common table. Very nice meal overall - and the dumplings, they DO rock !

Thank aristochats75
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We just stumbled upon this and didn't realize how lucky we were to just walk in and sit down until after we did a little more research. Found this spur of the moment on Yelp and I'm glad we did. We sat a a round table with two other couples. The other reviews on here are pretty accurate when they mention the annoyed staff. Everyone working seemed irritated to be there. That said, still glad we went. We had pork dumplings and crab dumplings. We both thought the pork dumplings were much better and would order two batch's of those next time.

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Thank Downtown48
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Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

You can tell this place is a popular spot, it was extremely busy but worth the wait! Food was absolutely amazing. Just ignore how annoyed the staff is or it might ruin the visit. If you don't ask for water they don't bring you water & also you sit with strangers so you have to be social.

Thank Mandeenben5203
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We stopped in and got an order of the crab meat soup dumplings. They were great. I had never had anything like it before. There was a little bit of a language barrier but we worked through it.

Thank Keith S
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