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Little Shanghai - Closed

456 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80209


  • Daily 11am-9pm
  • $$
  • Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Recommended
The Rolling Stones ate at this Denver institution decades ago, and faithful fans continue to find satisfaction at Little Shanghai. From classics such as lo mein and sesame chicken to more exotic fare like the Rich Man Fried Rice and Szechuan green beans with pork, everything coming out of this kitchen features fresh, well-handled ingredients. And the family that runs the place is so friendly you might find yourself staying for course after course, starting with the pu-pu platter and ending with candied bananas.

Related Stories (3)

  • Reader: Little Shanghai was the first restaurant my parents took me to as a newborn
    Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 6:45 a.m. by Patricia Calhoun

    The new spread fast yesterday: Little Shanghai has closed, after close to forty years on South Broadway. Ching Lei and her husband, Kim, had opened the restaurant in 1974, and in its heyday it had the strong support of regulars and ...

  • Little Shanghai closes after nearly forty years on South Broadway
    Monday, October 7, 2013 at 5:12 p.m. by Lori Midson

    Years ago, when the Rolling Stones were in town to play a Denver concert, they ate at Little Shanghai, a South Broadway stalwart serving authentic -- and Americanized -- Chinese food, and during the past 39 years, just about everyon...

    Wednesday, July 27, 1994 at 4 a.m. by Kyle Wagner

    Growing pains: After over two decades as a mainstay of Denver's dining scene, Little Shanghai, at 460 South Broadway, recently revamped its menu to match its expanded, updated interior. "We hired new cooks and wanted to make the men...

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