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Shanghai Jazz

24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
+1 973-822-2899
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (17 reviews)
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
15:30 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Chinese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We held our rehersal dinner in their private room. The evening was a perfect 10. It is no wonder Shanghai Jazz is in the top tier of places recommended by a host of bridal sites. Martha & Dave were so easy to work with &...More

Thank Merry M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with another couple to celebrate our anniversary. The draw for us, more than the restaurant, was seeing John Pizzarelli in an intimate atmosphere. And he was fabulous. But this review has to concentrate on the restaurant and everyone there is simply top-notch and committed...More

1  Thank stevens397
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Thursday evening. The host and servers were exceptional. Outstanding job. The food was good. We were a larger group, so it is a challenge to get everything served hot and fresh. Some of the dishes were cool when they hit the table....More

Thank Keith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy going to this restaurant when we go to Madison NJ. We go before heading to Drew University for the theatre. Most times even though it is early evening they generally have live music

Thank nancy688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard of this restaurant for years! Why did it take yrs to go? We were truly surprised--my wife said best sesseme chichen shes ever had--my Beking duck was outstanding as i had read in reviews on this site--jazz at 7 pm every nite...More

Thank troutner
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

What can I say that hasn't already been said? Grammy award winning artists and dumplings. This place impresses on every level. If you haven't been, you're really missing out.

Thank Robudhubs
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

The meal; din sum, firecracker beef, chicken, desserts and great music. Couldn't have had a nicer day. The owners and staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Visiting area universities with my son and read some good reviews of this place. The owner Dave was there to greet us and the food was amazing. Super fast - super fresh- super good! The entertainment was A+. A four piece jazz group that sounded...More

Thank GatorD39
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem: fantastic service, delicious food and great entertainment all under the command of the insightful owner and chief of floor. I was taken here by close friends who live in this upscale genteel and classic NJ town. We had bang bang...More

Thank Duncan F
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The owners are incredibly friendly. The food is fantastic and beautifully presented. The flavors are wonderful. And I always love the music there. Whenever we come in town we go there!

Thank Elizabeth M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi! Do you all take reservations? We're coming up for a game at Drew and will be looking for lunch for 3 around 1; can I book or just show up? Many thanks! Tony Pryor
28 April 2017|
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Response from kaitlynmolino | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and you should make one. They usually seat 2 times per night. Contact information is on their website.
Do they take reservations?
28 April 2017|
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Response from Lupita G | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, and it's HIGHLY recommended that you do get reservations. :)
What is the dress code?
9 February 2017|
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Response from nancy688 | Reviewed this property |
Anything goes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$45
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
15:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
04:30 - 11:30
15:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 973-822-2899
  • E-mail
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