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Shanghai Jazz

24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
+1 973-822-2899
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (17 reviews)
“dumplings” (11 reviews)
“dim sum” (6 reviews)
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 Main St, Madison, NJ 07940-1818
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The food is good although nothing to rave about. The atmosphere, on the other hand, is awesome. The music is great and it’s very relaxed. It’s a small place though so there’s a good chance that you will be right up next to the band,...More

Thank harleyglazer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please make a reservation. We didn't and ended up in the bar, which was ok, but would have enjoyed a table. Lots of appetizers and a good selection for main dishes. We all got the duck and were not disappointed. With a full bar, try...More

Thank crayonline
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a surprise!! Figure it-Asian food and jazz- it was great Food was quite varied and lots of choices Chinese,Thai or combination along with a very nice choice at bar Service was very good and the Jazz was very enjoyable A very pleasurable evening!

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This is one of our favorite restaurants anywhere, and it's conveniently located in the town where we live! Featuring live music every night, it also provides excellent Chinese food. We've never been disappointed in either music or food. The owners welcome us with enthusiasm and...More

Thank lucyp34
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is way overrated. Food was at best OK. We ordered a few dishes and the only one that was really good was the duck and apparently the hot and sour soup. Music was OK. Nothing to go crazy. The ladies room was not...More

Thank Eblim M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great evening enjoying good Chinese food and a jazz trio. Excellent bar, and more importantly, an excellent barkeep. Great drinks and a fair wine list. Large choice of entrees and appetizers. Had the dim sum appetizer platter which was enough for 4 people....More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Have been going here since they opened years ago and have never been disappointed. Music is first rate, a combination of local artists and big names from New York. Always a delightful experience - what a wonderful resource for this area. Meals are always excellent...More

Thank william c
Reviewed 24 August 2017

I've been going to this place since it opened many years ago. It recently. changed hands. I suppose they are in a shakedown cruise mode, although nothing major seems to have happened to cause a general deterioration in cuisine and the total experience. The entertainment...More

1  Thank Fenton1826
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I've been to Shanghai Jazz on many occasions, and have never been disappointed. The food is delicious and the service is top notch. They are very accommodating. I just recently visited and had the pleasure of hearing the Jay D'Amico Trio perform and that was...More

Thank Chris236D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

However, I only gave it an average rating because the service and attention we received was not up to par. David, the host, was superb and seemed to remember everyone's name but it went downhill from there after we were seated. We were never given...More

Thank Mary Rose H
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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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