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Shanghai Mama's

216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
+1 513-241-7777
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible12%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Smack in the downtown scene of Cincinnati, Shanghai Mama’s is a fancy location with a fun atmosphere and flavorful dishes! Extensive menu with lots to try. Suggest doing family style with small plates to share more selections. The Moo Goo Gai Pan was the best...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gamingtildawn14
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Mama’s had the standard Chinese take-out fare with the usual Lo-mein noodles and fried rice items. The table menu did not list gluten free choices although the online one did. Portions were big. Service was fast, maybe too fast because everything came at once, drinks,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lapster2011
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Right in downtown Cincinnati while visiting this Chinese Restaurant you can have good food with reasonable rates and desirable service. We had dinner and we opted for Hunan Grilled Chicken, Brocolli, Crispy Orange Chicken, Sesame Chicken, Shrimp Tempura, Spice Wings and Sprite/ Coke. Enjoyed maximum..

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank khalid j
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Great Chinese food very close to downtown. We were seated right away and the service was excellent. Gluten-free options for my wife and a wide selection of entrees make this a returnable place.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank rblackburn85
Reviewed March 3, 2018

I've eaten here twice for lunch, at the request of colleagues. The first time I didn't enjoy at all, but agreed to give it a second chance because everyone else liked it. The second time wasn't any better. The food doesn't taste like it is...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BradS1799
Reviewed February 7, 2018

The restaurant was busy, but we got in with no wait on a Saturday evening. My wife and I both got the Szechuan Vegetables. Quick service and good food.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank BlueAshBobcat
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice lunch downtown at Shanghai Mama’s. I had crispy chicken on rice, and with a little soy sauce it was quite tasty. Other family members had spicy cashew chicken and noodles & dumplings. Pricing is not bad and food good.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed November 5, 2017

I came here for lunch with some colleagues. There's a large variety of food on the menu and it is impressively inexpensive for the quality and quantity you get. I recommend this place for lunch.

Date of visit: October 2017
Reviewed August 26, 2017

A few years ago, a friend of mine who grew up in Shanghai China introduced me to Shanghai Soup Dumplings. I fell in love instantly. Today, my work took me to downtown Cincinnati. I googled Resturants near me and checked out the Trip Advisor ratings...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Linda V
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was way too confident. He was so incredibly positive that the food was out of this world. It was just alright to me. Normal Chinese food. The chef served us and our waiter was confused as to why we didn't get really excited....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Lauren B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3204
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-7777
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