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Shanghai Slim's

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Former French Concession
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House 26d, Sinan Mansions, No.523 Middle Fuxing Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200031 , China
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+86 21 6426 0162
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San Diego, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

When I travel from the United States to Shanghai often, I always enjoy high-quality steaks -- I like the bone-in ribeye -- and delicious other foods together with a nice selection of wines and cocktails at Shanghai Slim's. You can custom order the size of several different steaks to make your meal just right. Located in Sinan Mansions, Shanghai Slim's... More 

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Thank LordWarfin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Classy place in the beautiful French Concession. Great bourbon options and a healthy bar selection. I had the 12 oz 14day aged rib-eye medium rare. It was slightly on the rare side but not enough for me to complain. It was fun finding this place because once you get to the 500 block of Fuxing Road, you sorta got to... More 

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Escazu, Costa Rica
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

In a country with such magnificent food as China, it's hard to stand out. This restaurant does! And for quality of food, ambiance and service as well. The only true aged, US meats I found in China. And the fresh, French oysters will make you think your in a sidewalk brasserie on the Left Bank!

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1 Thank Michael R
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

It was nice weather so we decided to dine outside. We were seated by a very polite English speaking waitress. We were given two menus one drink one food. We both had great cocktails that were priced very competitive. We started with soup my friend with lobster and I had the tomato basil both were rich and creamy . We... More 

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Redditch
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139 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant for steak lovers, although other food is also available here. We had the 26 ounce 'Cowboy Steak' for two to share and it was delicious. Friendly staff and a good wine list too.

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Thank Aldersbarnboy
Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Took my wife here for her birthday on a friend's recommendation, this place doesn't disappoint. While a bit pricey (>1000RMB for two) it wasn't outrageous. We had a few aps, shared the 24oz ribeye and had a nice bottle of Pinot Noir. The ribeye wasn't cooked they way we liked it at first but they quickly rectified that. The steak... More 

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Thank hot_suitcase
Shanghai, China
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Went last night with friends. Drinks were good (an amazing Old Fashioned) and food was too. Steaks were to die for except my husband's which was clearly a bad cut full of tendons. What a pity when you pay 250 rmb for your piece of meat! This place is expensive and quality should be 100%, not 75%. Service is typical... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Stumbled upon this cosy island of a restaurant in the French Concession section of Shanghai and it was a relief to find it since could not find very many places open during CNY 2015. Good ambiance, great decor .. rustic American and the manager was a sweetheart. Food was tasteful .. steaks and seafood, pricey but worth it. The manager... More 

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Thank Faisal B
Las Vegas, Nevada
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124 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

If you had visited Shanghai Xintiandi before, you might want to come to this place as the setup is more or less the same but lesser eateries and bars. This restaurant is serving good food but the service is bad! We had to call the servers a few times even though it was 2:45 pm for lunch. The food is... More 

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Clermont, Florida
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2015

We found Shanghai Slims by mistake. The place we wanted to visit had moved and we ended up here. The food was great. There were four people in our party and everyone of raved about the food. The drinks were good and it was a nice atmosphere for a business dinner. The drinks were also good and the beer was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: House 26d, Sinan Mansions, No.523 Middle Fuxing Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200031, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6426 0162
Description
From the creators of New York Style Steak & Burger, comes their new high end prime steak, lobster and seafood concept, called Shanghai Slims, featuring an oyster champagne bar, martini bar, and open kitchen, located in the new Sinan Mansion’s development. It is now open to the public.

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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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