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“Jazz music and chinese food, what more can you ask for?”
Review of Shanghai Jazz

Shanghai Jazz
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Ranked #1 of 71 Restaurants in Madison
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 20 - USD 45
Cuisines: American, Asian, Chinese
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 11 December 2014

I was here last night with another couple for my birthday... the atmosphere is great with the live jazz music and intimate setting... We had a reservation and was promptly seated before the first set started... The staff is very friendly and the owners walk around to introduce themselves and get to know you...

At first I wasn't sure what to expect with the Chinese cuisine in a Jazz club, but it was executed excellently... We had the Peking Duck, Firecracker Beef, Sesame Chicken was all excellent... make sure you also try the homemade brownie... all superb... I would definitely recommend this place to my friends and will take any visitors here...

just be mindful that there is live music playing... you won't be shouting across the table to your party, but don't expect a romantic dinner where you can whisper to each other...

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Thank kamlung
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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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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.

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