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Shanghai Terrace

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

SIGNATURE COCKTAIL
$19.0
Ox
Hendricks Gin, Green Chartreuse, Lime, Pineapple Cordial, Luxardo Maraschino
$19.0
Monkey
Plantation Pineapple Rum, Plum Brandy, St. George Spiced Pear, Lemon, Apple Cider, Peychaud's Bitters
$19.0
Tiger
Suntory Toki Whisky, Bulleit Bourbon, Choya Yuzu Liquor, Pimento Dram, Lemon, Honey, Orange Bitters
$24.0
Dragon
Duck Fat washed Templeton Rye, 5 Spices, Luxardo Cherry, Cherrywood Smoke
$19.0
Rabbit
Ketel One Citroen, Solerno Blood Orange liquor, Aperol, Lemon Cordial, Dassai Sparkling Sake
$19.0
Horse
Pear-Vanilla Puree, Lemon Cordial, St. Germain, Prosecco
CLASSIC COCKTAIL
$18.0
Lost in Shanghai
Tito's vodka, lychee, grapefruit, drop of cassis
$21.0
Rising Dragon
Sparkling wine, orange blossom water, crème de peche, ginger shrub
$16.0
The Ning Sling
Absolut mandarin, lychee, lime, fresh mint, passion fruit, sprite
$17.0
Sour Cherry Old Fashioned
Woodford reserve, ginger beer, griottine cherries, orange, Peychauds
$16.0
Cucumber "Haze"
Don Julio blanco, cilantro, ginger shrub, cucumber, lime
$18.0
Lychee
Plantation pineapple rum, lychee & lime shrub, mint, lime
NON ALCOHOL DRINK
$9.0
Celebration Iced Tea
Orange infused
$9.0
Virgin Ning Sling
orange, lychee, fresh mint, lime, passion fruit, sprite
$9.0
Virgin Lychee Mojito
Lychee and lime shrub, lemonade, mint
$9.0
Cucumber Cooler "Agua Fresca"
lime, cucumber, cucumber soda, mint, ginger shrub
WINES BY THE GLASS
SPARKLING
Gls $16.0
Btl $64.0
Luca Paretti Lovo Prosecco
Gls $22.0
Btl $100.0
Taittinger, Brut
Gls $26.0
Btl $105.0
Laurent-Perrier, Brut
SPARKLING ROSÉ
Gls $18.0
Btl $72.0
Simonnet Fevre Brut, Rosé
Gls $29.0
Btl $116.0
Canard-Duchene Cuvee, Rosé
Gls $42.0
Btl $180.0
Laurent-Perrier, Rosé
ROSÉ
Gls $13.0
Btl $52.0
Chapoutier Belleruche, Rosé
Gls $14.0
Btl $56.0
Fleur de Mer, Rosé
Gls $16.0
Btl $64.0
Vie Vite, Rosé
WHITE
Gls $13.0
Btl $52.0
Terra D'Oro, Amador County, Moscato, USA
Gls $15.0
Btl $56.0
Whitehaven, Marlborough, Sauvignon Blanc, NZ
Gls $15.0
Btl $56.0
Bottega Vinaia, Trentino, Pinot Grigio, IT
Gls $15.0
Btl $56.0
Selbach Incline, Mosel, Riesling, Kabinett, GER
Gls $16.0
Btl $64.0
Domaine de la Villaudierro Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, Sancerre, FR
Gls $21.0
Btl $84.0
Freemark Abbey, Napa Valley, Chardonnay, USA
Gls $29.0
Btl $116.0
Dutton Goldfield, Russian River, Chardonnay, USA
RED
Gls $15.0
Btl $56.0
Salentein Reserve, Uco Valley, Malbec, ARG
Gls $15.0
Btl $56.0
Fontanafredda Briccotondo, Barbera, Piedmont, IT
Gls $19.0
Btl $76.0
Vieilles Vignes, Burgundy, Pinot Noir, FR
Gls $21.0
Btl $84.0
Four Graces, Willamette Valley, Pinot Noir, USA
Gls $23.0
Btl $88.0
Hall Vineyards, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, USA
Gls $28.0
Btl $112.0
Ch. Rahoul, Bordeaux, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, FR
Gls $36.0
Btl $144.0
Groth, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, USA
RECOMMENDED WINES BY THE BOTTLE
About
Recently ranked the number one "Chinese Restaurant in Chicago" by Zagat, the exquisite Asian decor enhances the intimate atmosphere of this venue, which is unique to the city of Chicago. Seating capacity fits 75 guests with additional seating on the Terrace during temperate weather. Also features an intimate Private Dining Room for up to 30 guests. The Shanghai Terrace offers Eastern skyline views over Chicago, serving Chinese cuisine with an emphasis on Cantonese and Shanghainese specialties.
PRICE RANGE
US$25 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Private Dining
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a quick lunch there: I took a Pekin duck. the duck itself was tasty, sides were disappointing. Services is perfect: attentive, efficient and discreet. Room is very stylishly decorated which was a plus. Prices are on the upper side. I would come back...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig) at Shanghai Terrace and enjoyed our Prix Fix menu of 8 courses with wines and found this to be one of the best experiences ever at a Chicago Chinese restaurant. The creativity of each course, along with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Chciagocritic, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace for Chinese New Year. We are delighted to hear that you were impressed with the Chinese New Year prix fixe menu, and thank you for your kind comments about the ambience and service. We hope for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just fall in love with the decoration of the Restaurant. very clean and nice atmosphere. the food color was so gorgeous seems its used authentic and fresh ingredients. it was my birthday and my wife brought me in here. we ordered so many dishes...The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LateAsUsualLatonjaa
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear LateAsUsualLatonjaa, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your kind review. We are thrilled to hear that you and your wife enjoyed a special dining experience for your birthday. We hope to welcome both of you back again soon! Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

Food and service were excellent. Wait staff is efficient without being intrusive, informative on menu choices and eager to please the customer. Menu offers Dim Sung and many other Oriental specialties. Food is creative and combines many different flavors to produce outstanding dishes. Highly recommend...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jacy2
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2019

Dear jacy2, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your kind review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the service and cuisine. We hope to welcome you back again soon! Warm regards, Richard Hummell Assistant Director, Food and Beverage

Reviewed 12 December 2018

Last year on my wife's birthday we had dinner here and it was GREAT! Not cheap, but well worth it. We would definitely go back.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Bill S
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Dear Bill S, Thank you for choosing Shanghai Terrace for your wife's birthday. We are always honored to be a part of special celebrations and look forward to welcoming you both back soon. Warm regards, Martin Rahn Assistant Executive Manager, Food and Beverage

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

This is probably the best Chinese restaurant in Chicago. It is upscale and the prices are higher than what you would expect for a typical Chinese restaurant, but you have to keep in mind that it’s inside of one of the best hotels in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Clevlander
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

Dear Clevlander, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind review. We are delighted to hear that the weather was nice enough for you to enjoy The Terrace during your visit. We appreciate your kind comments on the dishes you tried,...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Sometimes other reviews make you think the restaurant is tops at their cuisine and that’s what I expected. Unfortunately we apparently had an off night or off experience or maybe we’re just too picky or ordered the wrong items. But honestly when you see the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Laura C
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2018

Dear Laura C, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your review with us. While we are pleased to hear that you were pleased with the host, we are certainly disappointed to hear you were not pleased with the tofu, eggplant or...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

An extraordinary place. We had been there 3 times in a week. Perfect service, great ambiance and really outstanding food. Original and creative, not the usual Chinese stuff. A place to return!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank savelletri
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2018

Dear savelletri, Thank you for dining at Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your gracious review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experiences on multiple occasions. We appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon. Warm regards, Martin Rahn...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018

The Shanghai Terrace is the best Chinese restaurant in Chicago. I am a big Peking Duck fan. I have had it all over the world, and theirs is one of the best. It is nice that you can have it without the usual ordering it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Heagy1
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Dear Heagy1, Thank you for visiting Shanghai Terrace and for sharing your kind review. We are absolutely thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Peking Duck, Dim Sum, and soups. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you, your wife and your friends again soon....More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Some of the best Chinese food I have ever tasted. Everything was well prepared and presentation was outstanding! Spectacular would be an understatement!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank briancK1597JQ
Peninsula_CH, Manager at Shanghai Terrace, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear Brian C, Thank you for visiting Shanghai Terrace and for posting your kind review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed the food and presentation. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back again soon! Warm regards, Martin Rahn Assistant Executive Manager,...More

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jorodrig1
26 July 2018|
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Response from V7533OBstephenc | Reviewed this property |
Funny that you ask that but we went straight from watching a soccer match and were pretty casual, but the majority of people had dressed up a little bit. No formal code and normally I would say that business casual would do... More
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Hello jorodrig1! Please note that while there are no dress requirements at Shanghai Terrace, the attire is "smart casual." We look forward to seeing you soon!
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