Foreign Restaurants in Shanghai

10 Best Italian Food Restaurants in Shanghai

Pasta, cheese and salami are the representatives of Italian food. It is said that pasta has the same origin as Chinese noodles. No wonder Italian food is so popular in China. There are 10 best Italian food restaurants in Shanghai, many of which are inside high-class hotels. These restaurants serve delicious food, have excellent dining environment and offer attentive service.

1. Va Bene

Chinese name: 华万意意大利餐厅 (huá wàn yì yì dà lì cān tīng)
Va Bene, located in a quiet lane in Xintiandi, is decorated in an Italian countryside style. It offers pizza, pasta, goose liver, mutton chop, salmon and Tiramisu.
Average cost per person: CNY550
Location: House 7, North Block of Xintiandi, Lane 181, Taicang Road, Luwan District (near Madang Road)

2. Cucina

Chinese name: 古奇意大利餐厅 (gǔ qí yì dà lì cān tīng)
As one of the 10 best Italian food restaurants in Shanghai, Cucina has a pleasant dining environment. Diners seated near the window can see the beautiful Huangpu River. Quality Italian dishes and drink are offered, including folding pizza, bread, goose liver, beefsteak, codfish, seafood pasta, seafood soup and Tiramisu.
Average cost per person: CNY220
Location: No. 40, Foreigner Street, No. 797, Hongxu Road

3. Giovanni's

Chinese name: 吉范尼斯意大利餐厅 (jí fàn ní sī yì dà lì cān tīng)
The restaurant is decorated in Italian and Chinese styles. Dishes served here have dainty appearances and appetizing flavors. The bread, steak, pasta, goose liver and vegetable soup are worth trying.
Average cost per person: CNY 200 – 800
Location: 27F, Sheraton Hongqiao Hotel, No. 5, South Zunyi Road, Changning District

4. Ad Domus

Chinese name: 艾迪多慕思 (aì dí duō mù sī)
This restaurant, on the list of 10 Best Italian Food Restaurants in Shanghai, is exquisitely decorated. Appetizer, soup, main course and dessert served here are all very delicious. In addition, the beefsteak attracts many diners.
Average cost per person: CNY370
Location: 1F, the new building of Literature & Art Hotel, No. 200, West Yan'an Road, Jing'an District (near North Urumqi Road)

5. Da Marco Shanghai

Chinese name: 大马可意大利餐厅 (dà mǎ kě yì dà lì cān tīng)
Da Marco is very competitive among the various restaurants in Shanghai because of its good flavor. Its pizza, bread, pasta, Tiramisu, Caesar salad and Italian dumplings are worth a try.
Average cost per person: CNY200
 Jinghua Branch
Location: 1F, Metropark Service Apartment, No. 103, Dongzhu Anbang Road, Changning District (near Zhenning Road)
 Jinqiao Biyun Branch
Location: No. 875, Biyun Road

6. Prego

Chinese name: 帕戈意大利餐厅 (pà gě yì dà lì cān tīng)
Prego offers pleasant dining atmosphere and delicious food such as pizza, Tiramisu, bread, sirloin, goose liver and seafood soup, becoming one of the 10 best Italian food restaurants in Shanghai nowadays.
Average cost per person: CNY320
Location: 2F, the Westin Bun Center Hotel, No. 88, Middle Henan Road, Huangpu District (near Guangdong Road)


Caesar salad should not be missed in this restaurant. The dumplings and spaghetti with squid’s sauce are also very delicious. A cup of water costs CNY10 here, so you’d better prepare bottled water by yourself.
Average cost per person: CNY130
Location: 1F, No. 99, Lianmin Road

8. Goodfellas Shanghai

It is one of the 10 best Italian food restaurants in Shanghai, having a pleasant dining environment. A variety of pizza and pasta are worth a try here. You are suggested to go there early, or all the seats will be taken.
Average cost per person: CNY350
Location: No. 7, East Yan'an Road

9. Mercato Shanghai

It aims to introduce the best Italian cuisine to friends all over the world. Italian food in Shanghai Bund, such as refined pizza and pasta are highly recommended.
Average cost per person: CNY620
Location: 6F, Bund Building 3, No. 3, East Zhongshan 1st Road

10. Atto Primo

It offers refined Italian dishes together with mellow wine. You are also recommended to taste the bread, Tiramisu, seafood pasta, beefsteak, seafood soup and vegetable soup in the restaurant.
Average cost per person: CNY400
Location: 1F, No. 20, Guangdong Road, No. 5, the Bund

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- Last modified on Nov. 01, 2018 -
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