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Big Shanghai

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6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
+351 289 585 044
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12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
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Gorey, Ireland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Recently ate here. I'm not a big fan of Chinese food but the duck in clay pot was to dye for lovely staff. Would recommend

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Thank Pennykav
Dublin, Ireland
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed in Albufeira for 5 nights and on 2 of the nights we dined in this restaurant. The restaurant always seemed busy and they were very accommodation(we never made reservations and there was 7 of us!) The menu is lovely with so much to chose from :) and reasonable prices. Staff were really nice and they even had... More 

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Thank Danielle R
ireland
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45 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a good Chinese meal while on holidays in Albufeira and we asked a Chinese girl who was working in one of the shops and despite the fact there were a few Chinese restaurants on The Strip the one she recommended was the Big Shanghai. It was excellent. It was very busy when we arrived which is... More 

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Thank ronans
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fantastic menu, lots of choice. A very clean and tidy place, lots of seating areas, and no waiting time when we went. Staff are very friendly and make you feel very welcome. The food was very nice, hot fresh and just what we wanted. Very good prices for budget and for a bit more luxurious moments. Location is ideal,... More 

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Thank Lyndsayp77
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was close to our hotel when we arrived the first night of our holiday and we were found a table for 4 people with in minutes we found the service good and food good at a very good price would use again if in this location

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Thank Gay R
Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here this evening and it was pleasant enough. Prices were reasonable. I had curry which was average. My missus had szechuan beef which was quite nice. Fried rice was nice and chips were the skinny frozen type which seems to be the norm over here. Prawn crackers were poor though. How difficult is it to make prawn crackers?... More 

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Thank barrysteele7
Albufeira, Portugal
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am a big fan and believe this is the best value Chinese restaurant in Albufeira. However just had a take away of our normal favourites king pau chicken and beef in oyster sau've. The king Pau was a bit of find the chicken amongst the carrots at least a factor of 15 pieces of carrot to chicken with no... More 

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Thank sandphands
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of Dim Sum, great staff and very good value. On this visit we had three soups three dim sum three mains and two bottles wine. All for 70E.

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Thank mcfcivo
Potton, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Visited with my hubby and sister in law, clean restaurant, staff very helpful and friendly. Food very good

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Thank Ann B
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

If I had only visited this restaurant once in our week in Albufiera, it would have got 5 stars and a fantastic review, however, as we had had such a good time, we decided to visit again, this was a mistake. On our first visit everything was spot on and really nice. On the 2nd visit, one wrong meal was... More 

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Thank Anne J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 17
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 E 7 Rua do Municipio, Albufeira, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Algarve  >  Faro District  >  Albufeira
  • Phone Number: +351 289 585 044

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