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Settle down with delicious dumplings and other Chinese favorites at Lao Shanghai in Chicago. For those avoiding fat and gluten, there's still plenty of tasty items on Lao Shanghai's menu that can cater to your needs. Save a few dollars by bringing your own bottle of wine —the restaurant is BYOB. With Lao Shanghai's wide selection of refreshments available, you can tap into the drink menu early in the evening. Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at Lao Shanghai. Have a big celebration coming up? Consider the private room at Lao Shanghai, perfect for large groups of revelers.
Make a reservation to ensure your table is ready when you are. The dress code is strictly casual at Lao Shanghai, so come as you are (and as you are comfortable). Looking for something delicious to serve at your next party? Lao Shanghai also offers catering. Or, take your food to-go.
If you feel like saving gas, opt for public transportation, with a stop conveniently located at Cermak-Chinatown (Red). Guests take to street parking at Lao Shanghai's S China Pl spot.
Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Lao Shanghai's moderately priced fare. The dinner menu is a crowd pleaser at the restaurant, though breakfast and lunch are also served.