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Shang-hai Chinese Restaurant

2935 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-2748
+1 210-658-5828
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“egg rolls” (6 reviews)
“beef” (2 reviews)
“sesame sauce” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2935 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-2748
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

If you are from California or a Yankee the food will be okay. If you have traveled in Europe or the orient this food is like eating cardboard. It is tasteless and less than authentic.

Thank Gene M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were greeted as welcomed guests and seated quickly. Our wonton soup came quickly and was tasty. Entrees were portioned well and the down side was the fried rice which was bland and the egg rolls were not that good. If they improve the fried...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The food is very good and consistent. The waitstaff is always smiling and friendly. Definitely try one of their dinner specials or lunch specials!

Thank betty R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have been going to Shang Hi for many years - it was our daughter's favorite and even years after she moved away whenever she'd come back to visit we needed to take her there - and they always remembered and brought her what she...More

Thank MostlyTexan
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Best Chinese food I've ever eaten! I am a frequent customer and would not dream of eating Chinese food anywhere else but here.

Thank cya2020
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Great food, great selection, inexpensive, quick service. Friendly staff. Will be visiting again soon

Thank mlopez658
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has been in u..c.for a very long time ,they make a good cashew chicken and the chairs are really comfortable,my husband gets the pepper steak.they have a good lunch menu,good prices

Thank Carolina476
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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and reasonably priced! Had the beef and mushroom dinner and the almond chicken. Large portions are the norm!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 January 2017

To me, the sauce makes the dish for Chinese food. This restaurant has the greatest sauce chef ever. All there sauces are good, and the sesame sauce may be the best in the world.

Thank The_Baron_von_Gold
Reviewed 13 September 2016

At Shang-hai the service and the food would only be excellent without the sauce. It is the sauces that set this restaurant apart as the best in the San Antonio area. There sweet and sour sauce, their szechuan sauce, and the sauce on their egg...More

Thank The_Baron_von_Gold
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2935 Pat Booker Rd, Universal City, TX 78148-2748
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Universal City
  • Phone Number: +1 210-658-5828
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