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Muslim Food in Shanghai

Don't worry about dining if you are a Muslim. Shanghai has many Islamic restaurants offering delicious beef and mutton dishes. Many of the Uygur restaurants are good choices, including Dongfang Yakexi, Ani Bayi, Ye Li Xia Li, Full Hat, Shanghai Xinjiang Fengwei Restaurant, and Jin Sa Dao Islamic Restaurant. Hand-pulled Noodles with Beef restaurants can also be easily found in the city. As well as that, you can go to the pure Islamic restaurants below:

 Recommended Muslim Restaurants:

 
Qing Mei Ju
Chinese Name: 清梅居 (qīng méi jū)
Specialties: Qing Mei Ju is an old restaurant famous for its superb fresh mutton hot pot. The mutton tastes delicious after being boiled in a special copper pot. The big mutton and egg dumplings are also recommended.
Operating hours: 09:30 - 24:00
Average cost per person: CNY 60 – 100
Address: No. 313, Fengyang Road, Huangpu District (near Xinchang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 20, 37, 330, 454, 921 (get off at West Nanjing Road Huanghe Road); subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)

 Hong Chang Xing Mutton Hot Pot
Chinese Name: 洪长兴羊肉馆 (hóng cháng xīng yáng ròu guǎn)
Specialties: Opened in 1891, it is famous for fresh mutton hot pot. The fresh mutton and other ingredients are boiled in plain water in a copper boiler and then dipped into a sauce before being eaten. The shashliks and mutton dumplings are also recommended.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 70 - 110
North Guangxi Road branch: 10F, No. 288, North Guangxi Road, Huangpu District (near East Nanjing Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 20, 37, 49, 167, 330, 805, 921 (get off at Jiujiang Road Middle Zhejiang Road); subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)
South Yunnan Road branch: No. 1, South Yunnan Road, Huangpu District (near the end of East Yan’an Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 1, 71, 127, 311, 455, 934, 983, Xinchuan Special Line (get off at East Yan’an Road Middle Zhejiang Road); subway line 8 (get off at Dashijie)

 Xing Qing Hong
Chinese name: 兴庆红 (xīng qìng hòng)
Specialties: Established in 2005, this restaurant has become very popular. You can taste the roasted whole sheep, desert roasted mutton leg and crumbled unleavened bread in mutton stew here.
Operating hours: 11:00 – 21:30
Average cost per person: CNY 80 - 100
Address: No. 280, Jianzhong Road, Pudong New Area (near Gaosi Road)
Bus routes: Pudong Bus Line 12 (get off at Gaosi Road Jianzhong Road); Nos. 615, 636, 961, 977, Jiangnan Special Line, Shenchuan Special Line, Sunqiao Bus Line 1, Xinchuan Special Line (get off at Zhangjiang Road Ziwei Road)

 A Fan Ti
Chinese Name: 阿凡提 (ā fán tí)
Specialties: It is decorated in a typical Islamic style. There is Uygur music and dance performance every night. You can try the shashliks, grilled mutton chop, mutton rice, Dapan Chicken and stir-fried Nang. If you have fewer than ten people, you'd better give up the idea of ordering the roasted whole sheep. You will be surprised by the huge size of the dish!
Operating hours: 09:00 - 23:00
Average cost per person: CNY 50 - 80
Address: B1 Floor, Tianshan Hotel, No. 775, Quyang Road, Hongkou District (near East Tiyuhui Road)
Bus/Metro routes: No. 829 (get off at East Tiyuhui Road Ganhe Road); subway line 3 (get off at Dabaishu)

 Yu Ji Zhai
Chinese name: 清真豫纪斋 (qīng zhēn yù jì zhāi)
Specialties: It is an old restaurant serving barbecue beef and mutton and Islam hot pot. The price is reasonable and portions are satisfactory, hence it is very popular!
Operating hours: 10:00 – 03:00 (in the next day)
Average cost per person: CNY 40 – 60
Address: Lane 403, North Tongtai Road, Baoshan District (near Qinggang Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 116, 116B, 508, 728, 952, Baoshan Bus Line 1, Baoshan Bus Line 8 (get off at Haibin Eighth Village)

 Aladdin Halal Restaurant
Chinese name: 阿拉丁清真餐厅 (ā lā dīng qīng zhēn cān tīng)
Specialties: Xinjiang dishes with great taste are served here. Besides, you cannot miss the Nang Kend roasted sheep leg and shashlik.
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Average cost per person: CNY 40 - 70
Address: 1F, Karamay Hotel, No. 21, West Jiaotong Road, Zhabei District
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 78, 117, 744, 859 (get off at Jiaotong Road West Jiaotong Road); subway line 4 (get off at Zhongtan Road)

 Id Kah Halal Restaurant
Chinese name: 艾提尕尔清真馆 (ài tígǎ ér qīng zhēn guǎn)
Specialties: Barbecue is very popular here. The roasted mutton, chicken kebabs and roasted chicken heart are worth a try! You can also find cold and hot dishes and instant-boiled pot in the restaurant. Besides, the Xinjiang pasta noodles deserve to be tasted.
Operating hours: 09:00 – 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 30 – 50
Address: No. 665, Changping Road, Jing’an District (near Changde Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 76, 138 (get off at Changde Road Kangding Road); subway line 7 (get off at Changping Road)

 Northwestern Muslim Restaurant
Chinese name: 西北穆斯林餐厅 (xī běi mù sī lín cān tīng)
Specialties: The Hand-Pulled Noodles with Beef and big plate of chicken cannot be missed in this restaurant. It also provides delivery service!
Operating hours: 10:30 – 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 20 – 30
Huamu Road branch: No. 38, Lane 788, Huamu Road, Pudong New Area (near Haitong Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Huamu Line 1 and Jiangnan Special Line (get off at Meihua Road Haitong Road); subway line 2 (get off at Century Park)
West Yingao Road branch: Store no. 115, Jingrui Life Plaza, No. 588, West Yingao Road, Baoshan District (near Gaoyue Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 160, 760, 912 (get off at West Yingao Road South Jiangyang Road)
Wenxi Road branch: No. 860, Wenxi Road, Zhabei District (near Gonghexin Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 46, 110, 151, 206, 253, 312, 322, 705, 722, 741, 862, 912, 916 (get off at Gonghexin Road Wenxi Road); subway line 1 (get off at Pengpu Xincun)
Meihua Road branch: Lane 788, Meihua Road, Pudong New Area (Haitong Road)
Bus routes: No. 1013 and Huamu Line 1 (get off at Meihua Road Baiyang Road); Nos. 746, 798, 969, 975, Jiangnan Special Line (get off at Baiyang Road Yinghua Road)

 Qing Xiang Zhai
Chinese name: 清香斋 (qīng xiāng zhāi)
Specialties: This is a time-honored restaurant in Shanghai. The Huang Men Niu Rou (Yellow Braised Beef) is the representative dish.
Operating hours: 09: 00 - 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 20 – 40
Address: No. 326, Haining Road, Hongkou District (near Zhapu Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 6, 13, 25, 52, 100, 220, 308, 319, 510, 573, 854, 939, Shenchuan Special Line (get off at Haining Road Wusong Road); subway line 10 (get off at North Sichuan Road)

 Qing Xiang Yuan Hand-pulled Noodles with Beef
Chinese name: 清香园牛肉拉面 (qīng xiāng yuán niú ròu lā miàn)
Specialties: The Hand-Pulled Noodles with Beef is the specialty. Besides, there are many flavors of fried rice.
Operating hours: 09:00 – 23:00
Average cost per person: CNY 10 – 15
Address: No. 324, Wuyi Road, Changning District (near Dingxi Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 57, 71, 127, 311, 925, 936 (get off at West Yan’an Road Dingxi Road); subway line 3 and line 4 (get off at West Yan’an Road)