If Chinese cuisine is what you crave for then The Shanghai Express in Orissa is the place to be. Located opposite Ram Mandir; of all the restaurants in Bhubhaneshwar this is one which is unparalleled in terms of ambience and food quality. Though it’s a bit higher on the price, you can nonchalantly term it as the best place for Chinese food in Bhubhaneshwar.
The menu consists of a commendable range of vegetarian, non-vegetarian and other Chinese dishes. The highlight of this restaurant in the authenticity of the food served. You can chose from a wide range of delicacies like Cantonese, Szechwan and other Chinese delights for an unforgettable experience .The steamed Momos are a specialty of this restaurant. Shanghai Express brings you wonders in this cuisine such as Chicken wings, Chicken Clay pot and Green valley for the vegetarians. And let’s not forget the quintessential Chinese fried rice.
The unique aspect here is the non-vegetarian and vegetarian delicacies being well balanced. The fabulous crispy nuggets, salt-n-pepper chicken, cooked in peppercorns, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and soft scallion bulb has a dash of saltiness to it and tastes great. Those who are fish lovers you have golden fry fish, mandarin fish, sweet sour fish, shrimps etc. A recipe not worth missing would be the devil’s chicken, cooked with ginger, spinach and red chilli. This is sure to trigger your taste-buds.
The ambience of The Shanghai Express gives you a gist of what China is about since it complements the cuisine served. Windows are made of frosted glass and adorned with palm leaves. The dishes can also be customized. If you don’t like it hot, ask them to tone down the spices. The restaurant also accepts credit cards.
C/O New Marrion Hotel,6, Opposite Ram Mandir, Janpath, Bhubaneshwar – 751022
By – Avni Mehrotra