In mybookFood Collection (edit)
Added to your food collection.
Removed From mybook!

We took this business out of your food collection.

John's Shanghai Inc

(9)
$$
Add to mybook

This listing has been
added to mybook.

This listing has been
removed from mybook.

Business Details

Order online so your food is ready when you are!

25

years

in Business

Hours:

Regular Hours

Extra Phones:

Phone: (212) 391-0888

Phone: (917) 423-8153

Fax: (212) 382-1828

Fax Number: (212) 382-1828

Payment method:
discover
Neighborhoods:
Theater District, Midtown Manhattan
Categories:
Chinese Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Asian Restaurants, Restaurants

More »

Less »

Reviews

Click to rate
Please give the business a star rating

Thanks!
Success! Thanks for posting your review of John's Shanghai Inc. You’ve done the world some good today.

03/15/2011
Robbed@John Shanghai

I will never go back to this place again, My co-worker and I got robbed there today. We ordered our food from their lunch menu, my co-worker got General Tso’s chicken, I got chicken Lo-mein. Our food was $19.25, we gave the waiter $40.00, he came back with only 3 quarters, he must have kept the $20.00,the register lady said he only brought her $20.00,this is not right, I put $20.00 and my co-worker put $20,that mea... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
10/06/2008
Average at Best

I can almost alway tell a Chinese restuarant based on it's hot & sour soup. The hot & sour at Johns was average. The chicken wings were completely tasteless and the dumplings with hot sesame oil were bland and the sesame sauce was not thick enough. The service was decent although the place was not very busy on this Tues night. This is not even close to the best that NY has to offer as some of the previous reviews sta... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
05/21/2008
PATHETIC!!! NEVER GOING BACK!!!

I've ordered here many many times before and have never been so disappointed. Sure, restaurants have their off days, but today's food was a complete insult. I had 6 orders in total, none came close to mediocre. General Tso's chicken was just a pile of red chicken, no broccoli on the side or anything. Chicken and Brocolli was sweet. Double Sauteed Pork was sweet rather than spicy, and pork slices were too thick. Thoug... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
01/20/2008
Worst service. Sent wrong order. Had to wait 1.5 hours for replacement. Never again!

We ordered a lunch delivery from John's Shanghai. They sent the wrong order (even though we ordered by number.) We called for a replacement. After waiting an hour, we called back just to be told that ""we are very busy. We will send it out as soon as we can."" Suffice it to say, don't bother ordering unless you are prepared to starve while waiting over two hours.

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
09/14/2006
Worst food of any kind I have ever had. :(

Avoid at all costs. Went to get dinner with a friend in midtown and choose this place. Huge mistake. First off, the plates awaiting us on out table were dirty, and the plates they brought to replace them were not that great either. \r \r I ordered the chicken and hot pepper sauce, and the chicken was unrecognizable as poultry. Oily and overcooked to the point where it tasted like little rubbery chunks of some ... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
05/12/2006
Expensive and Blah

Its interesting to see how expensive Chinese food can be once you are in the midtown section of Manhattan because often times its just not worth it. John's Shanghai is one of those restaurants where the deals are non-existent and the food barely justifies the price. Don't get me wrong, the food is decent and the service is not bad, but the recent rise of prices hinder the appeal of taking this place seriously.

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
11/17/2004
Best Chinese food in midtown!

I walked in during the peak of rush hour and ordered takeout, got in it less than 10 minutes. Beef & brocolli was excellent, and great value- total inc. tax was 6.25 for entree, rice and egg roll. Believe me, this is a bargain when you're used to paying $10 for a mediocre lunch anywhere else in Manhattan. You know the food is fresh even before you order it, because the topnotch staff handles an amazing turnover. ... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
03/15/2004
BEST CHINESE FOOD IN NYC!

I have dined at well over 25 chinese restaurants within New York City and I can honestly say that this place is without a doubt the best I have yet to find. The food is flat OUT OF THIS WORLD and the service and atmosphere is very admirable. You usually will be served within 7-10 minutes after you order depending on the size of your party. I have eaten here somewhere in the neighborhood of 40-50 times and have not o... view more

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
10/13/2002
Best Chinese Place You'll Ever Eat At

This place was excelent. I'm not really big on chinese food, but this place really hit the spot. Back in Missouri, you don't get a lot of this good of food. The food was great, the service was great, and the place was really clean and well kept.

Was this review helpful?Yes No|Flag Abuse
Sponsored Links
Map & Directions
People Also Viewed
Send to Phone
John's Shanghai Inc

144 W 46th StNew YorkNY 10036

(212) 869-9183

Send this business listing as a text message to a mobile phone.

Cancel

Your text message was sent.

To opt out at anytime, send the word STOP to YP411.

To get a help message, send the word HELP to YP411.

There was an error sending your text.

Please try again.

Terms: The recipient of this text message may incur charges depending on their wireless carrier. Not all carriers are currently supported.

Add a Photo
John's Shanghai Inc

144 W 46th StNew YorkNY 10036

(212) 869-9183

  • Photos should be clear and in focus
  • Photos should be of the business, product or service, not an illustration or clip art
  • Photos should not be an advertisment or include contact information.
Add a New Collection
Oops! There was a problem saving the new custom collection.
Please try again.
Collection Name cannot be empty
Upload a Photo
(optional)

Remaining Characters: 100

Remaining Characters: 500

Cancel
Save
We just redesigned yp.com! Do you like it?
× Not a Fan

× Thank You!

Feedback