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Shanghai Lil Restaurant - CLOSED

8505 Keystone Xing, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2462
+1 317-205-9335
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
1 Aug 2014
“Very nice restaurant”
31 Mar 2014
“Fantastic Healthy Chinese”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
8505 Keystone Xing, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2462
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

I really enjoyed the shrimp appetizer. It was fantastic. The restaurant was just remodeled and it was beautiful.

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 1 April 2014

My wife and I heard that Juping Chi reemerged and purchased Shanghai Lil so we went there for dinner and I'm glad we did. The food was outstanding and of the highest quality. We sampled several original dishes including very fresh seafoods and were very...More

1  Thank Alex K
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

Dated looking interior, nice but not extensive menu options, bland food, and an over-the-top manager/bar tender/server who tried too hard to please (if that's even possible). Pot stickers were very good but shredded Peking duck stir fry was light on the duck and heavy on...More

1  Thank mywinetutor
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Although not a frequent diner here I always enjoyed my visits, but am not likely to return since my visit last week was so disappointing. First, the new downsized menu no longer offered the items I used to enjoy. Second, the overcooked entree and its...More

Thank ThumbsupThumbsdown
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

There are a handful of Chinese restaurants in Indianapolis which serve authentic Chinese food which is very well prepared, and I'm glad we found this place. The AC was broken when we were there, and it was quite humid, but it wasn't horrible. The food...More

1  Thank SLKtravels61
Reviewed 11 May 2013

A wonderful find. Extensive but not onerously large menu. The food was so well prepared and tasty - many steps up from your average sit down Chinese fare. I ordered off the manager's specials for the day and was not disappointed. Sapporo on tap was...More

Thank VLRees
Reviewed 26 February 2013

We were seated at a very nice round table that worked well for our group of 8. We were delighted with the multitude of vegetarian options, incluidn mushu. The service was great too.

Thank donutsfamily
Reviewed 10 January 2013

We had a delicious Christmas Eve meal at Shanghai Lil, and although we had no reservations, the restaurant was quite accomodating for our party of 7. The menu is extensive, however, not as extensive as one typically finds at a Chinese restaurant. The waitstaff is...More

Thank MEKA354
Reviewed 28 December 2012

My husband made the reservations for Christmas Day and confirmed with the person who took the reservation that they will be serving "Dim Sum". We were excited to dine there, doing something different for the holidays. When we got seated, we didn't see any dim...More

Thank rose_gHawaii
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The dim sum doesn't compare to what you will find in a major city with a china town, but it works as a stand in here in Indy. No carts, just a list to mark on, but the items mostly seemed quite good. A few...More

1  Thank Benjamin B
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8505 Keystone Xing, Indianapolis, IN 46240-2462
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-205-9335
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