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Shanghai River

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7831 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 4J4, Canada
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“dumplings” (36 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (21 reviews)
“pork” (16 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7831 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had originally come here for dim sum, but it had a small dim sum menu, so we had soup dumplings instead and OMG...there was so much soup in them! And super delicious. We actually ordered THREE orders! They were amazing. We also had the...More

Thank Jamie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked out reviews for somewhere close to where we were staying and found this place and glad we tried it out. Spring rolls, sweet honey and spicy beef beautiful and tender, and prawns. Delicious, fresh, hot with excellent service to match. Basically right opposite the...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This upscale restaurant in the center of Richmond offers authentic Shanghai style food. The meals we ordered were all fresh, tasty and beautifully presented. The steamed dumpling called Xiao long bao, which is a signature dish for Shanghai, was delicious. The service was nice and...More

Thank Ena G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a wonderful B&B in Richmond and learned from the owners that Richmond is now about 70% Chinese! This seemed like a great opportunity to sample some authentic Chinese cuisine, so we visited the SHANGHA RIVER restaurant and were very impressed by their extensive...More

2  Thank Dale H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We layed over in Vancouver for a night and the restaurant is near a few of the airport hotels The dinner was fantastic Authentic flavorful and very Very good Were going back tonigbt for a swcond trip on our way back through town

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

In Richmond, outside of Vancouver BC. Highly recommended . Shanghai dumplings with the soup inside was very good. Sesame paste dessert balls were yummy. Beef - green onion stir fry was so tender . And the tea was perfect. A must go to place if...More

Thank Cheryl R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

I ate so many delicious XBL here as a first time patron. Fast, efficient service for a party of 9 people. Very busy place but we didn't wait for anything. if you want a different experience from Din Tai Fung I would recommend this place...More

Thank RJ C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

One of the best tasting Shanghainese restaurants. The food is well executed and the flavours delicious. Really good xiao long bao. Wait staff were very efficient and helpful. This restaurant is very busy.

Thank 1Skibunny
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Shanghai River never disappoints. On our recent trip to Vancouver, we've decided to have Shanghai cuisine for dinner with some friends. Immediately Shanghai River pops to mind. Top Shanghai was also another place that serves authentic Shanghai cuisine, but service is horrendous. So it was...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We went to the Shanghai River restaurant last night for dinner and reserved for 6 o'clock. The restaurant was packed and we waited a good 15 to 20 minutes before being shown to a table. The wait was worth it… We had spring rolls, hot...More

Thank Peterprev
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Response from medi470 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7831 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, British Columbia V6X 4J4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Richmond>  > City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre
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