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Shu Restaurant

156 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
+1 860-519-1740
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lo mein” (6 reviews)
“dumplings” (10 reviews)
“intestines” (4 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
156 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

I will never get takeout from Shu again. Take-out dishes are the same price as eat-in dishes, but are much smaller in size and have much less meat or fish. The same dish which I eat in the restaurant has more meat, and is larger...More

2  Thank Melbourne T
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Shu was a revelation to me and my family. Best Chinese food in the area. I had shredded duck, my wife brisket stew in soy sauce, my son kung pao chicken & my daughter chicken lo main. We all loved our dinners but the kung...More

Thank Jeffrey T
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was the first time we and our friends went to Shu, supposedly an authentic and not touristy type Chinese restaurant. When we went in we did note, as we had heard, that most of the diners were Asian. We four are not. We were...More

1  Thank rodddd2
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We arrived early, before it got packed. However, it took forever to get a glass of water and our orders going. The food was good. My favorite was the crispy beef with sweet potatoes. The lobster in ginger sauce was a bit disappointing and difficult...More

Thank Paloma L
Reviewed 22 March 2018

do not expect the usual Chinese-American food. This is a teeny bit of China in Connecticut. the food is excellent and the service is great.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The chef is well trained in China, so the dishes you order from the menu are really up to the standards. My favorite is the fish filet in black pepper sauce

Thank katherinec573
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had heard good things about this restaurant so gave it a try today for lunch. Walking in we said, "This could be in Beijing." Our hopes were high. But the noodle soup that my wife ordered and the chicken with sichuan pepper I chose...More

Thank woodyhalsey
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I eat here regularly, never had a bad meal. Very authentic and quite affordable. Recommend the sautéed chicken (with 🌶 🌶 🌶), and the garlic eggplant.

1  Thank jstaines72
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had an after work dinner for 8 of us and I was invited to the Shu. Not the easiest place to find, but it was a good time. I enjoyed the beef tendon appetizer and the fish plate we ordered. Since I didn't pay,...More

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This may be my wife's favorite restaurant. They are always so friendly and willing to explain dishes we have never tried. Highly recommend

1  Thank doggpound1
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Questions & Answers
28 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from rrobert349 | Reviewed this property |
dim sum isn't on the menu. However you can find a variety of steamed items on the menu. Just look under the"Tapa" choices. Tapa means small plates.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  West Hartford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-519-1740
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