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Shen Hua

2914 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
+1 510-883-1777
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“dim sum” (4 reviews)
“dumplings” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
2914 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I ordered take out; delivered by Door Dash. Not one of the three dishes I got looked as though it was freshly prepared. The Tan-Tan Noodles: I don't believe there was any of the promised spicy peanut sauce (I mixed the noodles around and noticed...More

Thank edith243
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Neighborhood restaurant with friendly service and hearty servings. A tad greasy, but everything is tasty. Diverse yet compact menu provides good choices.

Thank i-witness30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went in with kids and grandbaby......food (dim sum and mains) was excellent as was the service.....only surprise was a woman at a table several feet away bitterly complaining about my granddaughter's happy squeaks....thought Berkeley was more mellow than that!

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a big group and I was concerned that it would be a fiasco. The servers were very patient and efficient and the food was very good. It turned out to be a very nice meal. I would happily go back.

Thank rjbouch
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are originally from New York and so have had our fair share of excellent Chinese cuisine. Shen Hua is as good as anything we have anything we have had anywhere, and , in, many cases, better! Located on Colege Ave in Berkeley, the restaurant...More

Thank Meg M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

i like the quiet understated atmosphere and the menu is awesome! we decided to order appetizers first, so here is my advice: try all of the dumplings. seriously all of them! they are all awesome. and then try the two kinds of pot stickers: also...More

Thank ritabee27
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had a large family gathering and had a special dinner at this eatery with the Chinese food being very good and authentic served in very traditional styles. Our 8 or so course dinner was numerous traditional Cantonese style dishes served family style. Our group...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We chose seafood, and got a mix of everything in a Very tasty sauce. The shrimps were also very good.

Thank jippi j
Reviewed 11 July 2017

For four people, we ordered five dishes. "Hot Braised Fish" (rock cod) was excellent. "Garlic Buo Tsai Noodles" (spinich noodles) was overcooked, bland and mediocre. The other three, "Shen Hea Beef", "Gai Lan", and "Hunan Hot Pepper Pork" were adequate but not unusual. The large...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a very popular Chinese style restaurant among the college crowd around Cal Berkeley. Taking family there on a week night turned out to be a test of patience and more patience. Our group of three was seated, and then ignored for twenty minutes....More

Thank John F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2914 College Ave, Berkeley, CA 94705-2204
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
  • Phone Number: +1 510-883-1777
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