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Shanghai Pine Gardens

300 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1206
+1 949-673-3802
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lo mein” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
300 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1206
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Family owned landmark in continuous operation on Balboa Island for a long long time. Good service but may have a short wait at popular lunch abd dinner hours.

Thank strapper76
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I️ tried Shanghai Pine Gardens for the first time last night. I️ have been searching for Chinese food that is not heavy on MSG, and deep fried (like PF Chang and Pick Up Sticks). I️ tried a couple others that were similar; then I️ discovered...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We ducked into Shanghai Pine Gardens for dinner one night on our way back from Corona del Mar. The service was good, the atmosphere quiet, and the food tasty. You can dine in or order take-out, and delivery is available to anywhere in Balboa Island....More

Thank ELinsky2015
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This place is located on the Balboa Island peninsula right off of the main road. We were there for a Sunday stroll and found ourselves in front of this place around lunch time. The food was very good and with generous portions for it being...More

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

An excellent choice for Chinese food and the prices are extremely reasonable. You get quite a bit of food and they have a wonderful lunch specials.

Thank Courtney F
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We have enjoyed this restaurant for years, but 2 years ago new owners took over. To their credit they renovated it. However, we had come to expect things like crispy noodles and tea upon arrival as a traditional welcome. Now you have to ask for...More

Thank RicOlsen
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is my daughter's favorite place to go for Chinese food. We had veggie Mushu, veggie Lo Mein, Garlic Green Beans, Spring Rolls, and Sizzling Rice Soup. All the vegetables were fresh and cooked crispy, just perfect!

1  Thank Sandy G
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Location is convenient, food is average and service is ok. But if you are craving Chinese food and don't want to leave the Island....here is where you go.

Thank TheEpicureanQueen
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice restaurant, staff explained the dishes on the menu we enquiried about and said they can add more/ less for us, really big portions and really tasty

Thank Dan R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We went as a family of 8 for lunch and had a great experience. We ordered several different dishes and everyone liked theirs a lot. The lunch deals are especially good as they come with a soup and rice, so it's a bit more filling...More

1  Thank CostaRicaOutsider
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: 300 Marine Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92662-1206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Newport Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 949-673-3802
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