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Little Shanghai Restaurant - CLOSED

1010 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3828
+1 831-458-2460
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good7%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible23%
5 Jul 2015
“Serious Tasteless so Expensive ”
12 Nov 2014
“This is our go to Chinese in Santa Cruz.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1010 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3828
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Three entrees and one rice $56 no flavor. Waitress was very nice. Think Panda Express is 100 times better value and flavor.

Thank Diana7Michigan
Reviewed 12 November 2014

so fast and so fresh. Always good Chinese food. My favorite is the Singapore street noodles, curry chicken and shrimp. The Chef even took the time to tell my husband how to make his favorite broccoli with cashew so He could do it at home....More

2  Thank cdarcey
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I read the favourable reviews on Trip Advisor but they are way out of date. Won Ton soup was tasteless - won tons barely edible (tasteless and chewy). Apparently, the owner is the chef. Shrimp was OK but prawn crackers cold and dripping with fat....More

3  Thank mark r
Reviewed 31 July 2013

I have been going to Little Shanghai since the late 1970's, They use to be in a small court yard space behind Bookshop Santa Cruz before the Earthquake of 1989, always a warm cozy affordable place.Jack and Sue the owners are really great people..Now on...More

2  Thank Ronne M
Reviewed 25 October 2012

One of my housemates worked here for a couple of years, while she went to UCSC. She told me that what kept her working there was the really high standards in the kitchen. I LOVE the food, but prefer the lunch for a really good...More

Thank Nubra_Floyd
Reviewed 11 June 2012

Owners Sue and Jack do a great job of keeping the quality high. Fresh ingredients and affordable. No msg, and they serve short grain brown rice in addition to white. Lots of local folks know this place and frequent it. Its off Pacific Ave, so...More

Thank NancyTSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Little Shanghai is consistently very good. Owners Sue and Jack use fresh ingredients, and also have brown rice on the menu. Some of my favorites: Won ton soup, Combination Chow Mein, Gan bien ( string beans & chicken) . They have specials too that are...More

Thank NancyTSantaCruz_CA
Reviewed 7 April 2010

Best Chinese food in town. Price is right and the mongolian BBQ is awsome. Pile it on for a low price!

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Reviewed 29 July 2008

Pretty good Chinese food...

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Santa Cruz, CA
Reviewed 6 March 2008

Great for lunch. Consistently good food. Patio for dining outside.

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3828
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: +1 831-458-2460
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