We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

shin shin's

$$ - $$$
University
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
978 University Ave W, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-252-1449
Website
Today
11:30 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 39: English reviews
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Its old, tired and not fancy. But the food is mostly good and if you get the right server its a great experience. Unfortunately a few new servers are doing this place no favors. An older lady thats been there recently is incredibly rude. However there is a male waiter that's been there forever who is magnificent and a brand... More 

Helpful?
Thank lashing
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
51 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Not sure how this place has the kind of reviews it does. I ordered 25$ worth of food. The container of chicken was less than half full and in addition half of was onions. Called the establishment and the guy was casual with his response. I've had amazing Chinese food all over but this was a huge disappointment. Didn't taste... More 

Helpful?
Thank AdnanHamOnt
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Quick friendly service. Good food. Reasonable prices. Would go back again. Since I am Asian , I know good authentic food just like food from Chinatown in Toronto.

Helpful?
1 Thank jmah2016
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
162 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I came here because of the reviews and will go back at some point. The food was quick and service was attentive. Despite the tired interior and complete lack of ambiance, i think this place deserves another try:)

Helpful?
Thank boomgraham
Level Contributor
60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Chinese restaurant. The waiter knows me and my boyfriends order because we go there so much. Spicy green beans are the BEST. Everything I've had there has been nothing short of delicious!! Highly recommend. So happy I was introduced to it.

Helpful?
1 Thank Sarah E
Canada
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

On of the best Chinese restaurants in Windsor. This is the only place I eat Chinese in the City!!! My Family has been going here for over 15 years 👏. The dishes are plentiful they substitute to a point for you. Flavourful and colourful dishes. Service is quick and to the point no needless chatter or interruptions during your meal.... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Tor416
Guelph
Level Contributor
48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and found it enjoyable. Hot and sour soup was tasty, spring roll was too. I had rice and sweet and sour chicken and it was fine. Hot tea, hot soup , hot fresh dinner..all good :)

Helpful?
1 Thank gregg2717
Tecumseh
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I live in Tecumseh and I will drive 20 minutes each way for takeout from shin shin. I love the crispy beef and spicy green beans! Recently ate at a restaurant in China Town in Toronto and shin shin was better! I highly recommend it.

Helpful?
1 Thank Jenny B
Keswick, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
163 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Decent fare but like all Windsor joints, not even close to GTA caliber. Salt & pepper dishes are Westernized but some of the shrimp dishes are quasi-authentic, especially if one asks for them off the menu. Portions are small relative to other local joint, especially compared to north of the river/border.

Helpful?
Thank CulturedBacillis
Windsor, Canada
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Been eating here for years with family and friends. The food is always good. Prices are good. Service is great . One of our family favourites!

Helpful?
1 Thank Dave C

Travellers who viewed shin shin's also viewed

 
Windsor, Ontario
Windsor, Ontario
 

Been to shin shin's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 978 University Ave W, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor>  > University
  • Neighbourhood: University
  • Phone Number: +1 519-252-1449

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of shin shin's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from shin shin's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?