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Cha's Restaurant

(查餐厅)
Hong Kong Restaurant and Chinese Restaurant
Xīntiāndì, 上海市
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8.2/10
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  • Culinary Backstreets
    "traditional Cantonese food alongside milk teas and coffee."(4 Tips)
    Nicolas C.
    "Try the fried chicken wings and the iced milk tea!"(3 Tips)
    Lisa H.
    "Fried shrimp toast is a must"(2 Tips)
    David H.
    "Lemon chicken, house curry, pineapple buns, and poached..."(3 Tips)
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  • Culinary Backstreets
    Culinary BackstreetsApril 19, 2013
    A casual Hong Kongese diner serving traditional Cantonese food alongside milk teas and coffee. Try the soy sauce chicken, deep-fried wings, dry-fried rice noodles with beef, & fried ramen with pork. Read more
  • Diego N.
    Diego NovoaJanuary 6, 2014
    Very traditional HongKong/Cantonese style restaurant. Reasonably priced and always packed, so be ready to wait for a table. The macaroni soup with fried egg and luncheon meat is simply delicious
  • Iulia F.
    Iulia FeofanovaOctober 24, 2013
    Famous Cantonese restaurant in Shanghai. VERY delicious food! Chicken in sweet lemon sauce is amazing, try French toast for desert and Cantonese milk tea of course!
  • Andrew
    AndrewJune 16, 2013
    Delicious Hong Kong cuisine. Marble beef, scrambled egg with shrimp and lemon tea (so different from European or Russian tea w lemon!) are strongly recommended
  • Martin S.
    Martin SmithOctober 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Love this place. Creamy homemade curry is great, as is the fu yung omelette, lemon chicken, shrimp toast, crispy noodles, etc, etc..... Worth the wait in line.
  • Jia L.
    Jia LiJanuary 19, 2016
    No fuss classics and busy busy. Get seated with strangers in a booth so you can stare at their food and play food critic.
  • David H.
    David HenriquesSeptember 24, 2011
    Lemon chicken, house curry, pineapple buns, and poached chicken are amazing. I love this restaurant. Small and casual. One of my favorite Chinese restaurant in town.
  • David E.
    David EllisDecember 14, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Solid & inexpensive. Open Every day until 2AM (last orders 01:30).
  • Rachel Y.
    Rachel YapJuly 8, 2014
    The lady waitress is extremely patient with two "yellow bananas" and our terrible Chinese. Thumbs up!
    Upvoted Jun 8
  • Johan Farid Khairuddin (.
    Pricey but I had the lemon chicken, kai lan in oyster sauce and rice. tasted pretty good and made my afternoon.
  • Yang F.
    Yang FanSeptember 14, 2013
    definitely worthy! classic Cantonese food, the same as what I'd enjoyed when staying in Hong Kong
  • Maggie B.
    Maggie BrennanMay 15, 2012
    Seriously try the fried shrimp on toast, orange chicken shrimp and everything else. Look at everybody's orders for inspiration
  • Icarus C.
    Icarus CrawfordAugust 29, 2015
    I like it but I don't love it? I feel like the reviews hyped it up for more than its worth. Don't get me wrong, its still great
  • MJ L.
    MJ LeeOctober 23, 2012
    The best time to avoid wait line is to come after 1:30am.
  • Gabriel J.
    Gabriel JorbyApril 27, 2012
    Be gentle and nice to the waitresses dressed in white. Some of them finish work every night at 3am.
  • Sammy6000
    Sammy6000March 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    To really feel like you are in a wong kar wai movie you should dress up like tony leung in chung king express and eat macaroni with luncheon meat.
    Upvoted Jun 8
  • Tablet
    TabletNovember 26, 2014
    Try to be more gallant to expole the unknown world, especially those new dishes in Cha's.
  • Matt
    MattFebruary 28, 2014
    Not expensive good HK food, try the eggs + shrimp!
  • Zeb L.
    Zeb LeeMay 2
    Get the soy chicken. Really tender and juicy!
  • Kat W.
    Kat WongOctober 17, 2015
    Scrambled egg, fried glutinous rice, fried chicken wing
  • Nicolas C.
    Nicolas ChanAugust 25, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the fried chicken wings and the iced milk tea!
  • Leirda
    LeirdaAugust 9, 2011
    Try the original iced milk tea - authentic!
  • Chloe
    ChloeMay 2
    Queue is long even on the midnight.
  • Dellia L.
    Dellia LimDecember 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Get the Cha's milk tea! It's awesome!
  • Lisa H.
    Lisa HanApril 10, 2016
    Fried shrimp toast is a must
  • Alex G.
    Alex GreenbergSeptember 24, 2015
    everything
  • YW W.
    YW WOctober 25, 2014
    Too busy everyday! Nice food though. Very Hongkong.
  • Betty N.
    Betty N.April 22, 2016
    Fried chicken and iced milk tea!
  • Wayne W.
    Wayne WangJanuary 4, 2013
    Always a lot of people. YES, ALWAYS
  • Alex G.
    Alex GreenbergSeptember 24, 2015
    the pineapple bun 😻
  • Ben H.
    Ben HJune 2, 2012
    Decent casual Cantonese food. The stuff i got were all kind of bland. Little overrated IMHO.
  • Sonali R.
    Sonali RanjitOctober 1, 2014
    Dry noodles with beef
  • Mike F.
    Mike FungMay 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the fried chicken
  • furkan i.
    furkan iskurtMarch 26, 2013
    bu kopek bi harika dostum
  • Bin
    BinMarch 5
    好可惜鲍汁章鱼鸡粒炒饭已经没有以前那么好吃了
  • Liu J.
    Liu JerryMay 9, 2010
    推荐菠萝古老肉和港式冻奶茶,奶茶真的很正宗~
  • Bin C.
    Bin ChenJune 5, 2010
    地道的港式茶餐厅装修风格,奶茶也和其他家不一样。
  • J O.
    J OngAugust 9, 2011
    紅豆冰。。。勁好吃!!!
  • Scott L.
    Scott LamApril 13, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't try the 菜远牛腩炒面
  • Brenda W.
    Brenda WuMarch 2, 2010
    玫瑰豉油鸡很好吃
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