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Shanghai Mama's

216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
+1 513-241-7777
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“noodles” (8 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was busy, but we got in with no wait on a Saturday evening. My wife and I both got the Szechuan Vegetables. Quick service and good food.

Thank BlueAshBobcat
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch downtown at Shanghai Mama’s. I had crispy chicken on rice, and with a little soy sauce it was quite tasty. Other family members had spicy cashew chicken and noodles & dumplings. Pricing is not bad and food good.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I came here for lunch with some colleagues. There's a large variety of food on the menu and it is impressively inexpensive for the quality and quantity you get. I recommend this place for lunch.

Reviewed 27 August 2017

A few years ago, a friend of mine who grew up in Shanghai China introduced me to Shanghai Soup Dumplings. I fell in love instantly. Today, my work took me to downtown Cincinnati. I googled Resturants near me and checked out the Trip Advisor ratings...More

Thank Linda V
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was way too confident. He was so incredibly positive that the food was out of this world. It was just alright to me. Normal Chinese food. The chef served us and our waiter was confused as to why we didn't get really excited....More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I had the mongolian chicken with noodles and it was great, the spices were perfectly balanced and the service was really good.

Thank M_Liebeskind
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a great place to head to for a bite after the bars close, but don't plan on continuing your good times here, the servers seemed frustrated by all the drunks and did not respond kindly to our request for a cocktail. I wasn't...More

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed 4 February 2017

From what my colleague said, it used to be an amazing place but since their last chef left, it has reduced from amazing to good. From my experience, I would still rate it in "very good" category. Food: I've been here twice and ordered some...More

Thank JAY M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you like Chinese food I highly recommend this place. The food is delicious and the service is quick. You stand in line and order your food then they bring it to your table. The egg rolls are awesome too. Great fast lunch choice for...More

Thank Denise V
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love the Friday and Saturday hours - you can get a delicious sit-down meal until 3am!! I am always satisfied here, and the service is terrific.

Thank Abby G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-7777
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