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Shing Yee Restaurant

) #116 of 165 Restaurants in Newton $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
1255 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2128
+1 617-332-0888
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good39%
  • Average37%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“spare ribs” (2 reviews)
“chinese food” (3 reviews)
“serving” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1255 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2128
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must a local favorite after reading the reviews however I wasn't thoroughly impressed. Not sure about a parking lot or anything because we walked here. I came here for lunch. Walking in I found the carpet to be stained and old. The restaurant definitely...More

Thank wendywaterman
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Pretty standard Chinese restaurant menu but better prepared than most, with less oiliness, and responsive to requests to make a dish milder that they have listed as spicy. No matter how long they say a takeout order will be to prepare, it's invariably ready in...More

Thank Joel U
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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I have been getting Lunch take out at this restaurant for many years. They have recently changed their take out menu to spring tools instead of egg tools. Also they seem to be giving you more rice and less entree. But for the price, you...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Always a good choice for Take Out. Our food is hot, not salty, good quality of ingredients. Consistency, keeps us coming back. Good job!

Thank Bean18
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Three 'of us ate here after going to the movies across the street. We all have different tastes with Chinese food' however, we all do like spicy. The ordering was left up to me and my friends were very pleased with the selections I made...More

Thank Voyager2480
Reviewed 8 May 2016

First taken there by local Chinese food maven and have been returning there as our local preference.

Thank James B
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Friends ordered take out from Shing Yee. None of us were very hungry so we stuck to appetizers. Two orders of chicken wings, an egg drop soup (which I thought would be a quart for the price, but was a pint) and - as they...More

Thank sullific
Reviewed 14 October 2015

This restaurant has been a standby for us -- for lunch specials and the occasional takeout dinner. The staff is wonderful. Unfortunately, our recent experiences have been disappointing, in the quality of the food and the overall value. New chef, perhaps?

Thank eye-of-newton
Reviewed 2 September 2015

The atmosphere is quite and calming it is a smaller restaurant the wait staff are very attentive and the service is very fast. The food is fantastic, they have so many options to choose from they can make it in many different ways to suit...More

Thank liagherardi
Reviewed 20 June 2015

LOVED the scallion pancakes!!! SO GOOD. All the food here was great! What I liked the most, it was greasy, which is a big problem with lots of chinese food. The crab rangoon were perfectly crisp. We ordered the chicken wings well done, but they...More

Thank MiNena77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1255 Washington St, Newton, MA 02465-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-332-0888
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