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Shanghai Terrace

108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
+1 312-573-6744
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the ambiance of the restaurant, their cutlery and their servers. I had ordered a seafood noodle dish along with prawn dim sum and the whole experience was something to take home. The server were so attentive with their service and understanding of what...More

Thank Harriet11C
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Harriet11C, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind review. We are grateful to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance, service and food. We also appreciate your mention that you were impressed with the staff’s attentiveness. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing experience visiting this restaurant. After seating your server asks for your name and during your course of meal refers to you by name. Service is a very upscale and courteous, with smiles sometimes. Expect to wait a bit between appetizers and main meal. I...More

Thank FusionPhoto
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear FusionPhoto, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace and for posting your review. We appreciate your thoughtful comments on the service, dishes, desserts and wine selection. We are grateful to hear you enjoyed your experience overall and hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were nearby so dropped in. Great food out on the deck and a nice range of cocktails Nice selection of small plates

Thank thecoopersCheshireUK
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear thecoopersCheshireUK, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your comments about the food, drinks and ambiance. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Warm regards, Vincent Prioult Resident Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love rooftop views, and Shanghai Terrace is a great one. With views of the Hancock building among others, this tranquil terrace surrounded by beautiful foliage is the perfect place to relax for an hour. We got downtown early for our dinner at Joe's Seafood...More

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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear David_Morrison_1152, Thank you for visiting Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the ambiance on The Terrace, Shanghai Terrace’s outdoor dining area available during warmer months in Chicago. We hope for the opportunity to welcome you back...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had the opportunity to dine here this evening as I am staying at the Peninsula hotel. The restaurant has very good ambiance, and the decor seemed very traditional Chinese. Given that Peninsula hotel's flagship property is in Hong Kong, I expected the Chinese restaurant...More

Thank specboi
Peninsula_CH, Interim Director of Food and Beverage at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear specboi, Thank you for visiting Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed our service and ambiance; however, we are sorry to hear that the food was not to your liking. We appreciate your honest feedback and I have...More

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Chicago with my wife and my two small kids (2 and 1 years old) I thought that it would be imposible to have dinner here with baby kids. The restaurant staff gave us a table with enough space so that we could...More

Thank Carlos S
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited Shanghai Terrace while on a weekend getaway with friends. All of us enjoyed our meal. The best for me was the shrimp and chicken dumplings with truffle - absolutely amazing! The service was very attentive and personable. I will come back to Shanghai...More

Thank JCO32
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Dear JCO32, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review. We are delighted to read that you and your friends enjoyed the service and the food, especially the Shrimp and Chicken Dumplings. We are happy to hear that you would return and...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Tucked away off the main lobby of The Peninsula Hotel is a door that leads to the Shanghai Terrace restaurant. From there French Doors open to a serene patio with couches, tables, umbrellas and flowing red fabric. You forget about the crowds, noise and traffic...More

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Peninsula_CH, General Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Dear deflor, Thank you for sharing your positive comments on your experience at Shanghai terrace. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance as well as your drinks and appetizers. We appreciate your constructive feedback with regards to the napkins, and I will...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is our favorite Chinese restaurant. Its fine dining but the tastes are just delicious--5 spice duck, lavender ice cream, great alcohol selectiion. Has outdoor dining on a first come basis. Make sure to make a reservation.

1  Thank AKW52245
Peninsula_CH, General Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Dear AKW52245, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your gracious comments about the food and flavors. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Maria Zec General Manager

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is in the Four Seasons, and has a lovely outdoor terrace. We checked in on a Monday night after 9 pm and did not have a reservation. The lobby restaurant was closed so they suggested this restaurant. We almost left because all of...More

1  Thank farmgirl430
Peninsula_CH, General Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear farmgirl430, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace at The Peninsula Chicago. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food and service. We also appreciate your feedback about the menu and I will be sure to pass on your note to the team....More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 108 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2508
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Chicago; Michigan Avenue and Chicago Avenue CTA Bus Routes
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-573-6744
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Description
Recently ranked the number one "Chinese Restaurant in Chicago" by Zagat, the exquisite Asian decor enhances the intimate atmosphere of this venue, which is unique to the city of Chicago. Seating capacity fits 75 guests with additional seating on the Terrace during temperate weather. Also features an intimate Private Dining Room for up to 30 guests. The Shanghai Terrace offers Eastern skyline views over Chicago, serving Chinese cuisine with an emphasis on Cantonese and Shanghainese specialties.
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