Little Shanghai (Capitol Hill)

1416 Harvard Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 328-3889

Categories: Restaurant

Restaurant Details

  • An unassuming, down-market-looking Chinese restaurant in a row of stores above a QFC, this place does all the standards pretty well. The wonton soup is very cheap and delicious. But if you want atmosphere, get your food and take it elsewhere.
  • Features: Cheap Eats and To Go
  • Cuisine: Chinese
  • Serving Hours: Mon-Sat 11 am-10:30pm, Sun 11 am-10 pm
  • Price Range: $

Average Rating:
  • 4.20000/5 Stars.
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Real New York style Won Ton soup

This is the only place I've found in Seattle that has won ton soup that tastes like what I grew up eating from neighborhood take-out joints in New York City. Don't know how "authentic" that makes it, but for me it's great comfort food. It's what I crave whenever I have a cold or feel like I'm coming down with something. The large size, with a generous amount of pork-filled won tons, is pretty filling. But if I'm really hungry sometimes I get another dish to go with it. The rest of the food is also pretty much like New York take-out. Which means nothing special, but cheap and reasonably tasty. The added bonus for this place is that rarest of commodities in Capitol Hill, free parking. And you can nip downstars to pick up a few things at QFC while waiting for your food. (I always get it to go).
Posted by Blue Piano on November 3, 2012 at 2:31 PM · Report this

Flourescent and Fabulous!

Huge hilarious placemat-sized paper menu -- the fried dumplings and spring rolls are thick and amazing. General Tso's is reliably good and starchy with not-overcooked broccoli. Other items appear to also be perfect good-bad chinese food. The owner lady is no-nonsense and on it.
Posted by Judith on May 16, 2010 at 9:55 PM · Report this

Best Greasy Chinese Food in Town

I love this little place. For starters the potstickers and wonton soup is to die for. My favorite chinese food is Woo Hop in Manhattan China Town, this place is a very close second. Fast, cheap, and good, exactly how I like it. Try it, you won't be disappointed.
Posted by Stacey M. DOTW 05 on January 25, 2008 at 6:01 PM · Report this

Love the food

I've never been disappointed with the food at Little Shanghai and the it's cheap too. They have a great menu with lots of different choices. Take it home or somewhere else to eat it, though, as the tables are dirty and sticky and there is no atmosphere. Proprietess is always yacking on her cell phone when she waits on you, too.
Posted by Liz on October 12, 2007 at 11:42 AM · Report this

Great junky Chinese food

Gloppy and salty and delicious, LIttle Shanghai reminds me of Chicago Chinese food. I rarely see Egg Fu Yung in this city and they do it up right. Also their egg rolls are thick and hearty. The lunch special is enormous and if you order right, you'll be happy. You don't come here for the pictures on the wall.
Posted by Jimmy on June 13, 2007 at 10:24 AM · Report this

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