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Shu Restaurant

156 Shield St, West Hartford, CT 06110-1940
+1 860-519-1740
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lo mein” (6 reviews)
“intestines” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (10 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 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have been to Shu twice based on good reviews. The first visit was ok but the dining room is very noisy. The second time the food was cold and the service was very poor. We had to continually ask for water and when we...More

Thank Mar122
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The first time we tried to go to Shu, we couldn't get in (on a Sunday.) So we knew it was very popular. We were excited to try again so we went on a Wednesday around 5pm. We've been to Chengdu in China so we...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The restaurant in a shopping strip center serves wonderful, reasonably priced Chinese food. The service is very good. The servers are helpful in explaining the menu.

Thank Joseph N
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Yes if you like Chinese food I would recommend this restaurant. However choose carefully. The hot and spicy dishes of northern china are very good. Spicy cured beef, Wong ton in chilli oil are very good. The usual dishes of chow mien and boiled rice...More

Thank Nicksswilson
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is a gem of a place, beautifully-appointed inside and with a large menu of Chinese food (largely Sichuan, I believe). I have not seen a variety like this since I last visited Chinatown in NYC. The food was so flavorful that I wondered what...More

Thank CCB2017
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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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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