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Big Shanghai

6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
+351 289 585 044
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“crispy duck” (12 reviews)
“kung pao” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 15:00All hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
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1 - 10 of 468 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a very big & busy restaurant. Food was served quickly & is tasty. There are lots of staff. Always seems to have a queue of diners at the door but has a quick turnaround.

Thank Fi26_10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We're Norwegians and we've been here four times now. This is a crowded place in the evenings so you should probably make a reservation, at least in the weekends. Anyway- we've been 4-9 people together here, and they've always managed to get us a table!...More

Thank Ann Kathleen H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came here twice, the food is of the highest quality and the price is very reasonable. I strongly recommend this restaurant, get in early as you'll have to queue, that is how good this place is. 5 star!

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big restaurant, good service, flavoursome food, we tried the Mongolian beef, the volcano shrimps, and the orange chicken, all nice but not amazing, the Singapore style noodles wasn't great, quite oily. Still, it was overall ok. Julio was a good and attention waiter .

Thank brightstar777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to go to the Chinese for a change one night during our weeks holidays in Albufeira. Oh my god did I make the wrong choice that night. The service is not great at all, It felt like '' Get you seated, Get your order,...More

Thank 1974martin1974
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend visited the Big Shanghai after he discovered it whilst out on a walk - just a few minutes from the Albufeira strip. We felt quite optimistic after reading recent reviews, but decided to give it a go anyway. I am really...More

Thank leahjadewardx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was looking forward to visit this restaurant as it looks nice from outside and the menu is promising . I ordered fried squid which were tasteless, the batter was undercooked and vermicelli noodles with prawns were ok - a bit oily and far too much...More

Thank MonLiv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Starter - Crispy duck pancakes with hoi sin. Not particularly warm, seemed to have been reheated and not done thoroughly. Pancakes were nice and the veg were very fresh tasting. The hoi sun sauce was tasty. Main - beef in black bean sauce. The fried...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant twice during a 10 night stay it very busy but the service was excellent. The food was great the second visit we had a set meal and were able to change one of the dishes, the beef in oyster sauce was...More

Thank bax23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the chicken and sweetcorn soup was like dish water the chicken in it made me gag , the duck was really greasy , didnt enjoy any of the food there

Thank Nicola N
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Questions & Answers
Marjorie W
14 January 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
the edan resort is out of town a bit. you will need a taxi. should only be about 5€ you can't walk to much from eden.
Clare B
23 July 2016|
Response from Anonymous1457 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve takeaway but it has to be collected
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 585 044
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