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A GOOD ShangHai Noodles Place

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plove53 Jan 7, 2008 11:55 AM

Does anyone know of a good ShangHai noodle place in North Jersey around Bergen County (or in NYC)?

Thanks
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    shanghaiknights RE: plove53 Jan 7, 2008 04:25 PM

    I'm not sure about a noodle shop. I highly reccomend Shanghai Cuisine in chinatown for shanghainese food. great XLB. Joe's Shanghai is also famous down there.
    good luck!

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      plove53 RE: shanghaiknights Jan 8, 2008 10:12 AM

      Thanks... I'll check it out

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      Renguin RE: plove53 Jan 9, 2008 12:42 PM

      If you're schelpping all the way to Chinatown, go to Shanghai Café. their specialty is shanghai style noodles. and the XLB is significantly better and fresher than anywhere else in chinatown.

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        shanghaiknights RE: Renguin Jan 9, 2008 01:21 PM

        hahha by shanghai cuisine i meant shanghai cafe!!! :)

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        plove53 RE: plove53 Jan 10, 2008 08:30 AM

        I think I am going to try Joe Shanghaire... Now is the Chinatown better then the one uptown? or are the all good?

        http://www.joeshanghairestaurants.com/

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          Renguin RE: plove53 Jan 10, 2008 05:11 PM

          i would strongly advise shanghai cafe over joe's shanghai. it's less crowded b/c less people know about it (joe's shanghai is like the place that everyone in the tristate area knows about, but you'll barely see any nonchinese people at shanghai cafe). the food is also markedly better. i think they pretty much have the same stuff on the menu with shanghai cafe being a bit simpler (and cheaper). the atmosphere is nothing special at either (including the midtown location) so that shouldn't come into the equation. i lived in shanghai for several years, shanghai café is much closer to the real thing.

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