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Shanghai Express

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900 N Austin Ave, Suite 606, Georgetown, TX 78626-4345
+1 512-864-9392
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a nice little family run restaurant. They don't have the typical buffet, just order off the menu. We had the fried rice and sweet and sour pork. Both were good.

Thank Jeff R
Georgetown, Texas
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83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very mediocre Chinese food. Moo Goo Gai Pan and Happy Family come with unusual sweet brown sauce rather than standard white sauce. Very shabby appearance for the facility, they have concrete floors and shabby old tables. Rest rooms are run down and unattractive. Location in a strip shopping center setting. Very mediocre overall.

Thank DWoerner
Georgetown, Texas
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

It's a tiny hole in the wall restaurant, but it's the best place for Chinese food in town! The food is always fresh, the atmosphere is great, and it's almost always busy. The staff are great and the business itself is locally owned and you can always catch them working or interacting with the patrons.

Thank FlairandSynch
Georgetown, Texas
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I HAVE to go here on a weekly basis to get my Chinese food fix. Almost always I go at lunch because of their very economical lunch specials. The restaurant is clean and the food is delicious. My favorite is the veggies with garlic sauce. Wait people are happy and efficient.

Thank Penny L
Georgetown, Texas
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

The Asian food here is very good. I recently visited with eleven ladies and all thought their lunch choices were tasty and we all agreed the portions are generous. Very enjoyable lunch.

Thank 79safisher
Cedar Park, Texas, Usa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Moved to Georgetown a year ago from Austin. Lucked into this restaurant. The food is wonderful! Hubby had Sesame chicken, i had Mongolian beef, so good that my mouth is watering as I write this.

Thank Carla G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

I am an ex military kid and have lived literally around the world. When I was very young I had the privilege of living on Okinawa. We used to go to this eating Establishment called "The FBIS Club". They had the best egg rolls that I had ever tasted. Crisp through and through, never soggy and the veggies always fresh... More 

Thank Lpool1955
Georgetown, Texas, United States
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237 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Typical of most Chinese restaurants. Food was well prepared and service was more than adequate. Prices were reasonable and is a good option when cooking at home is not on your agenda. Good menu selection.

Thank Don A
Georgetown, Texas
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

This popular mall-located Chinese restaurant has a broad menu, largely Cantonese, serving generous portions of generally good quality (on occasion overcooked). Typical family style setting--about a dozen formica top tables with wooden chairs and five cushioned booths. Service is good; prices are quite reasonable.

Thank FredJim
Georgetown, Texas
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I have lived in Georgetown for over 25 years, and Shanghai Express has been creating great Chinese food for all or most of that time. I just got back from lunch there with our office staff. I had the lemon chicken - very good, crisply fried, not greasy with a lemon sauce that is not overpowering. Great fried rice, too.... More 

Thank LCU-ACUMom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 N Austin Ave, Suite 606, Georgetown, TX 78626-4345
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Georgetown
  • Phone Number: +1 512-864-9392

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?