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Shanghai Jazz

24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
+1 973-822-2899
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (18 reviews)
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm saddened to write this, but as a very loyal customer who had been there many times prior to the new ownership taking over, you can see a huge difference. First off the Music is great and always has been! The Food is good as...More

Thank 502DawnW
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We have been coming to Shanghai Jazz for many years and their newsletter is one to be on if you like jazz. They attract a who's who of jazz, blues, classics. I brought my jazz aficionado relative there to hear Cyrus Chestnut a few years...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We’re fairly new to the area. Anytime we have friends or family visiting from out of town we take them to this unique experience. The music is the draw - NYC entertainment in small town NJ! Some of our family are jazz musicians and aficionados...More

Thank Farmageddon
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Under new ownership these entrepreneurs are set to make your time at their restaurant as enjoyable as possible. They have great jazz musicians lined up to give nightly entertainment.

1  Thank Denise C
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Under new management, but the new owners pretty much kept the same format. I will say it needed a fresh coat of paint and so they did, the bathrooms have improved and so has the rest of the place, like a facelift... The menu is...More

1  Thank Maria O
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I am so sad to write that Shanghai Jazz is a mere shadow of its former self. Once upon a time, it was a place to grab a decent meal, have an excellent drink, and listen to world class jazz among other music lovers. On...More

Thank Kizzeface
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Such a lovely night. The satchmo martini is a great choice for a light refreshing cocktail! The summer rolls and the Shanghai shrimp rolls were a nice mix of appetizers for the two of us. I had the Korean beef lettuce wraps - tons of...More

Thank Barb D
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The appetizers we amazing, live jazz was wonderful which added to the ambiance. I was little bit disappointed with the main course. However, I would go back for a personal dinner to see the difference.

Thank sanyalawrence1
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The venue is very nice and the service is competent. The menu is limited (as you can see) but the quality isn’t as high as one would expect. As for the music, it was a little loud - particularly the drum. I like live music...More

Thank Hungryalicia
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We had lived in Madison,NJ for a short period of time and had the opportunity to meet the owners of this restaurant Shanghai Jazz. My husband became friends with Dave and his wife Martha. Shanghai was in walking distance from where we lived so we...More

Thank Rachel B
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7 October 2017|
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Response from Frank F | Reviewed this property |
No. They have a fully stocked bar and wine list.
28 April 2017|
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Response from kaitlynmolino | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations and you should make one. They usually seat 2 times per night. Contact information is on their website.
28 April 2017|
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Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
Yes they take reservations
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 am - 11:30 am
3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Morris County  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 973-822-2899
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