China Restaurants in Shanghai

Food from Other Regions of China

Shanghai has cuisines from everywhere in China, because people living or working in the city are from different regions of China. Some cuisines may not be as popular as the famous Cantonese, Sichuan and Zhejiang flavors, but they are still alive to cater for various tastes.

Recommended Restaurants:

 East Asia Chaozhou Restaurant (Chaozhou Cuisine)
Specialties: Although Chaozhou is a city of Guangdong Province, it boasts its unique cuisine, different from Cantonese Cuisine. This restaurant serves authentic Chaozhou dishes, which have light and fresh flavor. A special show of Chaozhou Kungfu Tea is presented prior to the meal.
Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 500
New Century Plaza branch: New Century Plaza, No. 38, Xingyi Road, Changning District (near South Zunyi Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Hongqiao Friendship Shopping Center branch: 4F, Hongqiao Friendship Shopping Center, No. 6, South Zunyi Road, Changning District (near Xianxia Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00


 Shu You Seafood Restaurant (Fujian Cuisine)
Specialties: This is a restaurant chain from Xiamen of Fujian Province. Fujian Cuisine and Cantonese Cuisine form its mainstream. Fresh seafood is the major ingredient of all dishes. It has a number of branches in Shanghai.
Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 300
Zhabei branch: No. 437, East Luochuan Road, Zhabei District (near Gonghe New Road)
Operating hours: 10:00-13:00, 17:00-21:00
Changning branch: No. 2399, Hongqiao Road, Changning District (near Hongjing Road)
Operating hours: 10:30 – 14:30, 17:30 – 22:30
Hongkou branch: No. 531, Jinian Road, Hongkou District (near Yixian Road)
Operating hours: 10:30 – 14:30, 16:30 – 22:30
Xindu branch: No. 2558, Zhuanqiao Xindu Road, Minhang District (near Xinyuan Road)
Operating hours: 10:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:00
Qibao branch: No. 2409, Qixin Road, Minhang District (opposite the Shanghai Jiaotong University)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 21:30


 Classical Hubei Restaurant (Hubei Cuisine)
Specialties: Hubei Cuisine has a little in common with Hunan Cuisine for its hot and spicy flavor. This restaurant serves authentic Hubei dishes. You are recommended to taste the chop and lotus root soup.
Operating hours: 10:00 - 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 50 - 80
Address: No. 678, Shuangcheng Road, Baoshan District (near Tongji Road)



 Folk Jar Restaurant (Jiangxi Cuisine)
Specialties: Folk Jar has nine branches in Shanghai. Jiangxi authentic dishes and nutritious soups cooked in crocks are served in this restaurant. Soup with pig’s feet and soybean and soup with keel and Chinese yam are worth a try.
Average cost per person: CNY 70 – 150
Jinqiao branch: 3F, building no. 2, Life Hub @ Jinqiao, No. 3611, Zhangyang Road, Pudong New Area
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00
Guangyuan branch: No. 197, West Guangyuan Road, Xuhui District (near North Yishan Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00
Huaihai branch: 2F, No. 1008, Middle Huaihai Road, Xuhui District (near North Xiangyang Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Wujiaochang branch: 5F, Wanda Plaza First FoodMall, No. 600, Handan Road, Yangpu District (near Songhu Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Bailian Zhonghuan branch: 4F, Area A, Bailian Zhonghuan Shopping Mall, No. 1288, Zhenguang Road, Putuo District
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Bailian Xijiao branch: 2F, Bailian Xijiao Shopping Mall, No. 88, West Xianxia Road, Changning District (near Jianhe Road)
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
New World Plaza branch: 6F, New World Plaza, No. 2, West Nanjing Road, Huangpu District
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Daning branch: 5F, building no. 12, Life Hub @ Daning, No. 1878, Gonghe New Road, Zhabei District
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Xinzhuang branch: No. 15, 4F, Sky Mall, No. 5001, Dushi Road, Minhang District (near the south square of Xinzhuang subway station)
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00


 Shandong Cuisine is said to be the best of the 8 Chinese Cuisines. With a long history, it once formed an important part of the imperial cuisine and was widely promoted in northern China. However, it isn't so popular in southern China. Even Shanghai, a so-called all-embracing city, doesn't have many Shandong restaurants. Shandong Cuisine keeps various cooking techniques and seafood is especially unique. The typical menu usually includes dishes such as braised abalone, braised trepang, sweet and sour carp, Jiuzhuan Dachang and Dezhou chicken.

 Old Shandong Cuisine (Shandong Cuisine)
Specialties: This high-class restaurant offers authentic Shandong dishes and delicious seafood. Some of the dishes are modified and improved to cater for the flavor of Shanghai residents. Jellyfish with black vinegar is the signature dish!
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 250
Address: 6F, Jinsui Building, No. 379, South Pudong Road, Pudong New Area (near Pudong Avenue)

 Hua Mei Xuan (Shandong Cuisine)
Specialties: Hua Mei Xuan, inside Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai, serves great Shandong food. You can also find Shanghai, Beijing, Sichuan and Cantonese dishes here.
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 300
Address: 2F, Courtyard by Marriott Shanghai, No. 838, Dongfang Road, Pudong New Area (near Weifang Road)


 Sanjin Restaurant (Shanxi Cuisine)
Specialties: Authentic Shanxi dished, cooked by professional chefs from Shanxi, are served in this restaurant. Shanxi noodles like sliced noodles and oats Kaolao (noodles in containers made of wickers) are very delicious. Pingyao beef is also recommended to taste.
Average cost per person: CNY 40 – 100
Jingang Road branch: 2F, phase one of Yuzhou Jinqiao International, No. 333, Jingang Road, Pudong New Area
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00
Anbo Road branch: 2F, No. 497, Anbo Road, Yangpu District (near Yingkou Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00
Yangpu branch: No. 19, Hi-Shanghai Commercial Street, Lane 568, Feihong Road, Yangpu District (near Dalian Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Zhabei branch: 2F, building no. 1, Central Times Square, No. 35, Lane 299, West Jiangchang Road, Zhabei District (near Wanrong Road)
Operating hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Met Plaza branch: Store no. 06, IFood Street, B1 Floor, Met Plaza, No. 26, Tongchuan Road, Putuo District


 Xibei Restaurant (Northwest Flavor)
Specialties: Northwest flavor dishes are served in this restaurant, especially dishes made of lamb. Mutton, lamb shank and lamb spine are recommended to have a try.
Average cost per person: CNY 80 – 150
Shinmay Union Square branch: Room no. 404, 4F, Shinmay Union Square, No. 999, South Pudong Road, Pudong New Area
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:00 on weekdays; 11:00 – 14:30, 16:30 – 21:30 on weekends and during national holidays
East Nanjing Road branch: 9F, Orient Shopping Center, No. 800, East Nanjing Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Xizang Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:00 on weekdays; 11:00 – 21:00 on weekends and during national holidays
Tianshan Road branch: 5F, Hong Xin Fashion Plaza, No. 762, Tianshan Road, Changning District (near Gubei Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30 from Monday to Thursday; 11:00 – 14:00, 16:30 – 21:30 on Friday; 11:00 – 14:30, 16:30 – 21:30 on weekends and during national holidays
Wujiaochang Wanda branch: Store no. 503, 5F, Life 1 Plaza, No. 189, Zhengtong Road, Yangpu District (near Songhu Road)
Zhongshan Park branch: 6F, Longemont Shopping Mall, No. 1018, Changning Road, Changning District (near Kaixuan Road)
Hongkou Plaza branch: Room no. A05-02, Hongkou Plaza, No. 388, West Jiangwan Road, Hongkou District (near Hongkou Football Stadium)
Bailian Zhonghuan branch: 2F, area C, Bailian Zhonghuan Shopping Mall, No. 1288, Zhenguang Road, Putuo District (near Meichuan Road)
Operating hours of the branches above: 11:00 – 14:00, 17: 00 – 21:30 on weekdays, 11:00 – 21:30 on weekends and during national holidays


 Qin Xiang Ge (Shaanxi Cuisine)
Specialties: Shaanxi dishes are renowned for noodles and snacks. Qin Xiang Ge serves distinctive Shaanxi noodles and various famous snacks such as cold noodles, Crumbled Flatbread in Mutton Stew (Yangrou Paomo) and Shaanxi Sandwich (Rou Jia Mo) as well as other authentic Shaanxi dishes.
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 20 - 50
SML Central Square branch: B2 Floor, SML Central Square, No. 618, Xujiahui Road, Luwan District
Imago Plaza branch: 5F, Imago Plaza, No. 101, Wuning Road, Putuo District (near Puxiong Road)

Roast Lamb
Roast Lamb

Gumei Road branch: No. 1470, Gumei Road, Minhang District (near Caobao Road)


 Inner Mongolian Grassland Restaurant (Inner Mongolian Flavor)
Specialties: This restaurant, in the shape of a yurt, serves distinctive food of Inner Mongolian flavor. Various mutton dishes are worth a try. If you go for dining in a group, do not forget to order a roasted whole sheep. In addition, the Mongolian songs and dances are sometimes performed here.
Operating hours: 09:00 – 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 80 – 150
Address: No. 519, Chenhang Road, Pudong New District (near Shangnan Road)


 Ningxia Maji Pengpu Muslim Restaurant (Ningxia Cuisine)
Specialties: The restaurant is a good choice to taste Ningxia cuisine and Muslim food. Dishes here mainly have flavor of northwest China. Beef and mutton is the major ingredient of many dishes! The beef pan-fried dumplings and lamb shashliks should not be missed here. 
Operating hours: 05:00 – 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 20 – 100
Address: No. 753, Fenxi Road, Zhabei District (near Pingshun Road)

- Last modified on Oct. 25, 2019 -
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