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Shanghai Chinese Restaurant

€€ - €€€Chinese, Asian
33 NE Carefree Ln, Waukee, IA 50263-9642
+1 515-987-3111
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Chinese, Asian
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33 NE Carefree Ln, Waukee, IA 50263-9642
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The food has always been really good every time I have been here. The service is really good and polite. I would highly recommend eating here.

Thank Matt Z
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The service was top notch and the food was absolutely delicious!! We will definitely return! No wait to get a table and no wait for our food. It was a perfect experience!

Thank Brian - Steph S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We've always enjoyed the food & great service for both take out & dining in, including larger groups.

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We eat here at least once a month. The food is good, the service is excellent, and it is a nice place. Huge selection and the Hot and Sour soup is really good.

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is a well established restaurant in the Waukee area with a great reputation. I have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions mostly business, occasionally socially, always leaves pleased with the decision to come here. On my last visit I was looking forward to the...More

Thank Neil O
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Extensive menu + wonderful customer service = excellent experience. Will definitely be back. Looking forward to it.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Went here with my family after a sports event in the area. Pleasant staff, good food. Would definitely return. I had the Kung Bao Chicken. The shrimp was cooked to perfection. Tender and delicious. The egg roll wasn't your usual "processed" egg roll like you...More

Thank A S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Came here with the office for lunch. Most of my coworkers got either the sesame chicken or orange chicken and all seemed pleased. I strayed off the beaten path and got string beans with chicken. This is a pretty typical order for me at other...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We lost our favorite Chinese place in the Johnston area, and have been looking for a good replacement. While not close to our house, we happened upon this place and we really like it. Dinners come with soup, egg roll, and crab rangoon. Service is...More

Thank Jenn G
Reviewed 3 December 2016

I've been looking for a good restaurant in Des Moines since I returned months ago -- I finally found it. Shanghai is fabulous. MSN had a "Best Chinese restaurant in your state," and named the Shanghai as the best in Iowa. I'm inclined to believe...More

Thank JohnnyB33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 NE Carefree Ln, Waukee, IA 50263-9642
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Waukee
  • Phone Number: +1 515-987-3111
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