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Review of Shanghai Jazz

Shanghai Jazz
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Ranked #1 of 75 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 45
Cuisines: American, Asian, Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Seems like there are so few good places to go out in the 'burbs, but Shanghai Jazz is the wonderful exception. Cozy club in the nice town of Madison with excellent Asian cuisine and good music. The owners and staff are very engaged and friendly. There is no music charge, but there is a table minimum which varies depending on the night of the week. There are 2 seatings on weekends. Go for date night or a fun outing with friends.

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Thank nancynj
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Reviewed 19 November 2014

Had a lovely evening here on a Friday night for an 8:30pm seating. We arrived early but were able to be seated and enjoy last bit of first set. A very talented Brazilian Jazz Trio. Enjoyed a decent house Cabernet and the house brew. Dumpling appetizer and the sliced filet meal and the firecracker beef. And a very tasty side of lo mien. Very cozy seating (if you are just 2, the tables on the side are a bit close together but not bad). Service was attentive.

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Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 10 November 2014

My wife had a date night at Shanghai Jazz. We had an 8:30 reservation and we're promptly seated for the 8:30 set. The setting is intimate but there is plenty of room for comfort and moving around in the dining area. My wife and I enjoyed our meals. We attended Friday November 7, 2014 and Blues Soul featuring Herb Woodson performed and they were outstanding. We were seated in the front and the volume levels were great. We'll definitely go back.

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Thank techdude221
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

David and the team surpassed themselves on our most recent visit. Our meal (seaweed salad followed by duck and beef entrees) was the best we've had at SJ, and the Latin Jazz set was excellent. I especially appreciated David keeping us informed of changes to the calendar, with was reshuffled close to our reservation date.

Thank BigBlueBloggerMW
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Reviewed 8 October 2014

A great jazz venue in NJ. Our last visit was to see Catherine Russell. The menu is prix fix at $95 for programs featuring special artists. Worth the cost if you know and like the artist. Most times it is a la carte with no cover. The food was very good and they make every effort to accommodate dietary restrictions. We enjoyed the evening.

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