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Shang Hai

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331 S Main St, Laconia, NH 03246
+1 603-524-4100
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Port Isabel, Texas
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Went in at 3pm and the buffet was very sparse. The food was obviously overcooked and warmed over for hours. Soon more people came in and they hurried to restock the buffet. The taste wasn't so bad but the first several minutes it wasn't good.

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Thank rcoffman
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

2.5 stars. Came for lunch and the buffet. The staff was nice, but the food was kind of bland and greasy. I'm not sure how this place got 4 stars.

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Thank Moira L
Pelham, New Hampshire
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

I asked my son whar he'd like to eat and said he wanted a buffet. I had driven past Shang Hair many times and decided today was the day. It is a smaller buffet than the other Chinese buffet in a neighboring town but was pleased when I saw the selections. Crab Rangoon's were Excellent. Won Ton soup flavorful. General... More 

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Thank John S
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

If you're looking for really good chinese food in the Lakes Region, look no further than the Shang Hai. They make the best Crab Rangoon and Peking Ravioli around! Their chicken wings are huge! They have a nice buffet available or you can order from their menu. This is a family owned restaurant that cares about keeping their customers coming... More 

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Thank Irene G
Gilford, New Hampshire
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Dinner off the menu instead of the buffet. Food was fresh, hot and plentiful. Brought home doggie bag and had leftovers the following evening. Food was just as tasty. They served a pot of Black Tea shortly after we sat down. I believe this is only served if you order off the menu. What a nice touch. Waitstaff very attentive.

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Thank 417foodie
New Hampshire
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I loved the fresh vegetables, clams, and shrimp that they have and the self served deserts are the best.

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Thank USMCGrunt1
Boston, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is a buffet style Asian restaurant. The were not many veggie choices but still a good place. A little on the small side but is a plus because the atmosphere was quiet and not overcrowded like a regular buffet. Prices were decent and our very attentive server offered us a pot of tea which is included. This is a... More 

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Tilton, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This is the second time in the last couple of months we have visited for lunch, and this is the second time we found the food on the buffet cold. We used to love eating here,don't know what's happened but I hope they fix it.

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Thank Roger D
Belmont, New Hampshire
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152 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

Have bed to Shang-Hai many times over the years for lunch and dinner. Quantity and selection are never a problem but the quality seems to be waning. Foods are not as warm and at times not conveniently replenished.

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Thank tom646
Concord, New Hampshire
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

My family went here while staying in Gilford. Upon entering we were immediately accosted by a completely trashed couple at the bar who were beyond lude. Staff did nothing to stop them from yelling profanities at us. We were seated at a table but noticed several booths with big rips, filthy stuffing mawing out. Our table was heavily soiled, sticky... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 331 S Main St, Laconia, NH 03246
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-524-4100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?