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Recommended Shanghai Cuisine Restaurants

 Shanghai Classical Restaurant
Shanghai RestaurantsSpecialties: Formerly known as Rongshun Restaurant, it has been in operation since 1875. Being located near the Old City God Temple, it attracts many tourists. It serves authentic and traditional local food, including duck stuffed with eight treasures, Fried Prawn, and eight treasures in chili sauce.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 150
Address: No.242, Fuyou Road, Huangpu District
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 11, 26, 64, 304, 736, 801, 920, 926 or 930 (get off at Xinbeimen); subway line 10 (get off at Yuyuan Garden)


 Lv Bo Lang Restaurant
Specialties: This is an old restaurant near Yuyuan Garden. Famous for delicious Shanghai Cuisine and dim sum, it is favored by many foreign leaders and visitors. Steamed crab stuffed bun, crab bean curd and crispy fried cake in eyebrow shape are its signature dishes.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 150
Address: No. 115, Yuyuan Road, in Yuyuan Garden, Huangpu District (near Jiuqu Bridge)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 805, 932 (get off at Chenghuangmiao); subway line 10 (get off at Yuyuan Garden)


 Lao Zheng Xing
Specialties: This is one of the oldest Shanghai Cuisine restaurants, with two branches. With simple and elegant decor as well as traditional local dishes, it is popular with local senior citizens. Fried prawn, stir-fried eel and eight treasures in chili sauce are recommended.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 - 150
Fuzhou Road branch: No.556, Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Zhejiang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 805, 864, 980, Shuangchuan Special Line, Tunnel Line 3, Tunnel Line 6 (get off at Fuzhou Road Middle Zhejiang Road), subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)
Zhaojialou branch: No. 2, Pingxi Street, Zhaojialou Ancient Town, Minhang District (near Fuxing Bridge)
Bus route: Minhang Bus Line 10 (get off at Zhaojialou Ancient Town)


 Club Jinmao
Specialties: This is the highest local authentic Shanghai restaurant, located on the 86th floor. Day or night, diners get to appreciate the charming scenery of Pudong. It has a nice environment and there are many recommended dishes, such as the seafood soup.
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 350 - 800
Address: 86F, Grand Hyatt Hotel, No.88, Century Avenue, Pudong New Area (near Dongtai Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Lujiazui Financial City Line 2, Lujiazui Tourism Ring Line (get off at Dongtai Road, Century Avenue); subway line 2 (get off at Lujiazui) 


 Wang Bao He Shanghainese Restaurant
Specialties: The time-honored Wang Bao He is an ideal place to have crab banquet. It is usually crowded during the crab season in autumn (usually from Sep. to Nov.). Dazha Crab, steamed crab stuffed bun and the yellow wine are worth trying.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 13:30, 17:00 - 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 200 – 300
Address: No. 603, Fuzhou Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Zhejiang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 805, 864, 980, Shuangchuan Special Line, Tunnel Line 3, Tunnel Line 6 (get off at Fuzhou Road Middle Zhejiang Road), subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)


 Noble House
Specialties: This is a high-class restaurant with all its branches delicately decorated. It mainly serves abalone and crabs; consequently, prices are a little steep.
Operating hours: 11:30 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 500 - 700
Xuhui branch: Building no. 1, Anting Villa, No. 46, Anting Road, Xuhui District (near Yongjia Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 15, 93, 167, 198, 315, 320, 824, 830 (get off at Hengshan Road Gao’an Road); subway line 1 (get off at Hengshan Road)
Pudong branch: No. 679, Shangcheng Road, Pudong New Area (at intersection with Century Avenue)
Bus/Metro: Nos. 119, 787, 792, Lujiazui Financial City Line 2, Lujiazui Financial City Line 3 (get off at North Nanquan Road, Century Avenue); subway line 2 (get off at Dongchang Road) and subway line 9 (get off at Shangcheng Road)
Radisson branch: 3F, Radisson Hotel, No. 88, West Nanjing Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Xizang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 20, 37, 330, 921 (get off at Jiujiang Road Huanghe Road); subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)


 The Yongfoo Elite
Specialties: It is decorated in a European motif which embodies the old customs and flavor of Shanghai in the 1920s and 1930s. The old fittings and ornaments captivate many celebrities, foreign officials and visitors. The food mainly focuses on delicate authentic Shanghai cuisine.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 300 - 550
Address: the former U.K. Consulate, No. 200, Yongfu Road, Xuhui District (near Hunan Road)
Bus/metro routes: No. 548 (get off at Yongfu Road Hunan Road); No. 96 (West Fuxing Road Wukang Road); subway line 10 (get off at Shanghai Libruary)


 Whampoa ClubShanghai restaurants
Specialties: This is a famous luxury restaurant on the Bund. The chef here adds many novel ingredients to traditional cuisine to enhance the flavor. The smoked fish and the fried shrimp balls are recommended. The decor and the tableware are dainty. The service is satisfactory.
Operating hours: 11:30 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 300 - 500
Address: 5F, No. 3, the Bund, East Zhongshan 1st Road, Huangpu District (near Guangdong Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 42, 71, 311, 316, 320 (get off at East Yan’an Road East Zhongshan 1st Road)

 



 Ye Olde Station Restaurant
Specialties: This restaurant is renowned for the two special old train carriage converted to dining halls in the garden. One carriage is from the special train for Empress Dowager Cixi in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The other is from the special train for Soong Ching-ling, the wife of Mr. Sun Yat-sen. Dishes here have an authentic Shanghai flavor.
Operating hours: 11:30 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 120 – 200
Address: No. 201, North Caoxi Road, Xuhui District (near Nandan Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 42, 43, 44, 50, 167, 171, 198, 205, 303, 320, 548, 712, 732, 824, 830, 836, 855 and subway line 1, line 9 or line 11 (get off at Xu Jia Hui)


 Shanghai Min
Specialties: This restaurant is renowned for serving traditional local food. Vegetable salad, crab bean curd, and chicken stewed with yellow rice wine are highly recommended. There are a number of branches.
Average cost per person: CNY 150 – 300
Super Brand Mall branch: 9F, Super Brand Mall, No. 168, West Lujiazui Road, Pudong New Area (near West Yincheng Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 81, 313, 583, 791, 799, 870, 939, 961, 985, 993, Cailu Special Line, Lujiazui Financial City Line 1 (get off at Lujiazui Ring Road Mingshang Road); subway line 2 (get off at Lujiazui and walk around 320 meters (350 yards))
Golden Eagle branch: 7F, Golden Eagle International Shopping Mall, No. 278, North Shaanxi Road, Jing’an District (near West Nanjing Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 24, 41, 104, 301, 304, 738, 955 (get off at North Shaanxi Road West Nanjing Road); Nos. 20, 24, 37, 304, 330, 921 (get off at West Nanjing Road North Shaanxi Road); No. 206 (get off at Xikang Road West Nanjing Road)
Zhongshan Park branch: 4F, Zhaofeng Plaza, No. 999, Changning Road, Changning District
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 13, 20, 54, 73, 316, 330, 519, 737, 765, 776, 941, 947, Pudong Airport Shuttle Bus Line 6 (get off at Zhongshan Park branch: 4F, Zhaofeng Plaza, No. 999, Changning Road, Changning District
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 13, 20, 54, 73, 316, 330, 519, 737, 765, 776, 941, 947, Pudong Airport Shuttle Bus Line 6 (get off at Zhongshan Park); No. 921 (get off at Zhongshan Park (Changning Road Huichuan Road)); No. 825 (Zhongshan Park (Changning Road)); subway line 2 (get off at Zhongshan Park and take exit 6)
Operating hours of the above three: 10:00 – 22:00
Shanghai Stadium branch: 5F, Fox Town, No. 899, Lingling Road, Xuhui District (near North Caoxi Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 22:00
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 42, 43, 50, 56, 122, 167, 198, 303, 342, 712, 754, 770, 816, 824, 923, 926, 927, 931, 946, 957, 958, Tunnel Line 2, Xuchuan Special Line, Xumin Bus Line (get off at North Caoxi Road Yude Road); subway line 4 (get off at Shanghai Stadium and take exit 4)
Huamu branch: 2F, Kerry Parkside, No. 1378, Huamu Road, Pudong New Area (near Fangdian Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 22:00
Bus/Metro routes: No. 1013 (get off at Meihua Road Shinan Road); subway line 7 (get off at Huamu Road and take exit 5)


 Morning Shanghai
Specialties: The tasteful decor makes this restaurant a fine piece of artwork. Diners might feel that they are in an imperial European banquet hall as jazz music plays in the background and creative paintings and crystal lights adorn the interior. Local dishes and Haipai cuisines form its mainstream.
Average cost per person: CNY 150 - 300
The Bund branch: No. 1, Huangpu Road, Hongkou District (near Daming Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Bus routes: Nos. 19, 61, 317 (get off at Wusong Road Tiantong Road)
Metro City branch: B1F, Metro City, No. 1111, Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District (North Caoxi Road)
Operating hours: 10:00 – 22:00
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 42, 43, 44, 50, 167, 171, 198, 205, 303, 320, 548, 712, 732, 824, 830, 836, 855 and subway line 1, line 9 or line 11 (get off at Xu Jia Hui)
Yuqing Road branch: No. 80, Yuqing Road, Xuhui District
Operating hours: 11:30 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 320, 920, 926 (get off at Tianping Road Middle Huaihai Road); subway line 10 and line 11 (get off at Jiaotong University)


Yè Shanghai
Specialties: Many authentic Shanghai dishes served here are delicious, including shrimp balls, sliced duck and drunken chicken.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
Average cost per person: CNY 200 – 300
Address: Unit 1, House 6, North Block, Xin Tian Di, No. 338, South Huangpi Road, Huangpu District (near Taicang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 109, 932 (get off at Shunchang Road Hubin Road); subway line 1 (get off at South Huangpi Road)
Old Shanghai Moon Restaurant: 11-12F, the north building of Jinjiang Hotel, No. 59, South Maoming Road, Luwan District (near Changle Road)
Operating hours: 24h
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 26, 146 (get off at Changle Road South Shaanxi Road); subway line 1 and line 10 (get off at South Shaanxi Road)


 Cui Ting Xuan
Specialties: It has a Southeast Asian style decor. Dishes served here are mainly enhanced local Haipai Cuisine (Shanghai-style cuisine). Diners should try the crab bean curd and baked fish.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 150 - 300
Address: 2F, Haili Building, No. 88, Dapu Road, Huangpu District (at intersection with Xietu Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 17, 89, 96, 733, 806, 932 (get off at Xietu Road Dapu Road); subway line 9 (get off at Dapuqiao)


 Jade Garden
Specialties: It mainly serves authentic Shanghai dishes and food with Jiangsu and Zhejiang flavors. The braised fish and fried prawn are delicious. It has a number of branches.
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Average cost per person: CNY 150 - 250
Hongkou branch: No. 895, Dalian Road, Hongkou District (near Feihong Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 79, 222, 308, 746, 853, 962, 975 (get off at Dalian Road Feihong Road); No. 1219 (get off at Feihong Road Dalian Road)
Xuhui branch: 1-2F, Huatai Building, No. 388, Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District (near Taiyuan Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 42, 45, 327 (get off at Taiyuan Road West Jianguo Road); subway line 9 (get off at Jiashan Road and take exit 5)
South Maoming Road branch: No. 127, South Maoming Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Huaihai Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 146, 920, 926 (get off at Middle Huaihai Road Ruijin 2nd Road); subway line 1 (get off at South Shaanxi Road and take exit 3)
Dongfang branch: No. 877, Dongfang Road, Pudong New Area (near Weifang Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 170, 219, 583, 610, 736, 746, 779, 785, 819, 871, 970, 978, 989, Pudong Line 11, Tunnel Line 9 (get off at Dongfang Road Pudian Road)
Jing'an Temple branch: No .1121, Middle Yan'an Road, Jing'an District (near Changshu Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 45, 48, 93, 94, 113, 327, 328, 824, 830, 927 (get off at Huashan Road Middle Yan’an Road); subway line 7 (get off at Jing’an Temple and take exit 9)
Hong Kong Plaza branch: 3F, the south building of Hong Kong Plaza, No. 283, Middle HuaihaiRoad, Luwan District (near South Huangpi Road)
Bus/Metro routes: No. 109 (get off at South Huangpi Road Middle Huaihai Road); Nos. 581, 781, 932, Tunnel Line 8 (get off at Songshan Road Middle Huaihai Road); Nos. 42, 167, 320, 911, 920, 926, 932 (get off at Middle Huaihai Road Songshan Road); subway line 1 (get off at South Huangpi Road and take exit 2)


 Xian Qiang FangShanghai Xian Qiang Fang Restaurant
Specialties: It reflects the impression of 1930s Shanghai. The furnishings have the 'old' look and waiters wear old gowns of the 1930s. Dishes are mainly local specialties, including smoked duck, spicy chicken and seafood soup. Another feature is the local opera and Suzhou Pingtan performance from 20:00 to 21:00.Operating hours: 11:00 - 22:00 (last order is at 22:00)
Average cost per person: CNY 150 - 300
Hongqiao branch: No. 1468, Hongqiao Road, Changning District (near Gubei Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 320, 709, 827, 836 (get off at Hongqiao Road Gubei Road), subway line 10 (get off at Yili Road
Pudong branch: 4F, No. 660, Shangcheng Road, Pudong New Area (near North Nanquan Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 119, 630, 787, 792, Pudong Line 11 (get off at North Nanquan Road Shangcheng Road); subway line 9 (get off at Shangcheng Road)
Yong'an Hotel branch: 4-5F, Yong'an Hotel No. 600, Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Zhejiang Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 20, 37 (get off at Jiujiang Road Middle Zhejiang Road); subway line 1, line 2 and line 8 (get off at People’s Square)


Sincere Restaurant
Specialties: It serves both local and Cantonese dishes. Prawn dishes are worth trying. The dining environment is good and the Pudong branch even has outdoor seats.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 150 - 400
Pudong branch: 7F, Time Plaza, No. 500, Zhangyang Road, Pudong New Area (near South Pudong Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 130, 181, 338, 583, 783, 961, 977, Tunnel Line 3 (get off at Zhangyang Road South Pudong Road); subway line 9 (get off at Shangcheng Road)
Changning branch: 2F, Maxdo Center, No. 8, Xingyi Road, Changning District (near Zunyi Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 69, 72, 127, 309, 808, 855, 944 (get off at Xianxia Road Zunyi Road)
Hongkou branch: No. 208, Siping Road, Hongkou District (the intersection with North Linping Road)
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 47, 134, 597, 751, 875 (get off at North Linping Road Siping Road); subway line 4 and line 10 (get off at Hailun Road)
Xuhui District: 7F, No. 1726, Middle Huaihai Road, Xuhui District (near Wanping Road)
Bus/Metro routes: No. 548 (get off at Wuxing Road Middle Huaihai Road); Nos. 26, 320, 911, 920, 926 (get off at Middle Huaihai Road Gao’an Road); subway line 10 (get off at Shanghai Library)


Lynn
Specialties: Lynn has a very pleasant environment and is typically popular with foreigners. The signature dish Wuwei Rensheng is worth trying.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 14:30, 17:30 - 22:30
Average cost per person: CNY 150 – 200
Address: 1F, Jing'an Gymnasium, No. 99-1, Xikang Road, Jing'an District
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 20, 24, 37, 304, 330, 921 (get off at West Nanjing Road North Shaanxi Road); subway line 2 and line 7 (Jing’an Temple)


Lang Yi Fang
Specialties: It serves authentic Shanghai dishes at reasonable prices. The crab bean curd, smoked fish and duck with eight treasures are its signature dishes. Various snacks like Ge Dan Yuan Zi, and Rice Cake with Sweet Osmanthus are appetizing. The branch at Super Brand Plaza has an advantageous location for views of Huangpu River.
Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 200
Super Brand Mall branch: 5F, Super Brand Plaza, No. 168, West Lujiazui Road, Pudong New Area (near West Yincheng Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Bus/Metro routes: Nos. 81, 313, 583, 791, 799, 870, 939, 961, 985, 993, Cailu Special Line, Lujiazui Financial City Line 1 (get off at Lujiazui Ring Road Mingshang Road); subway line 2 (get off at Lujiazui and walk around 320 meters (350 yards))
Jinqiao branch: No. 1757, Jingao Road, Pudong New Area (near Jiajing Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 14:00, 17:00 – 21:30
Bus routes: Nos. 181, 774, 799, 843, Pudong Line 17 (get off at Jingao Road Jiajing Road)
Nanhui branch: No. 188, Chengxi Road, Huinan Town, Pudong New Area (near West Renmin Road)
Operating hours: 11:00 – 20:30
Bus routes: Huinan Line 2 and Huinan Line 3 (get off at Tingchao Wucun)


1221 Restaurant
Specialties: With the decor resembling Chinese restaurants in America, 1221 Restaurant is typically favored by foreigners. Local dishes served here cater to the taste of westerners. The crispy duck and Steamed Glutinous Rice with Eight Treasure are recommended.
Operating hours: 11:00 - 23:00
Average cost per person: CNY 100 – 180
Address: No. 1221, West Yan'an Road, Changning District (near Panyu Road)
Bus routes: Nos. 57, 71, 311, 925 (get off at West Yan’an Road Panyu Road)


Baochuan Vista Grand Hotel
Specialties: Baochuan means precious ship. It was designed by an American designer to resemble a magnificent ship. Local dishes served there have been blended with Cantonese and Southeast Asian flavors. The tasty bouillon is a must when you dine here.
Operating hours: 10:00 – 21:00
Average cost per person: CNY 120 – 170
Address: No. 336, Qingyu Road, Putuo District
Bus routes: Nos. 727, 765, 837, 876, Changzheng Line 1 and Changzheng Line 2 (get off at Qingyu Road Wanzhen Road)


Polo
Specialties: It looks dull on the outside but exquisite and exciting inside. It serves authentic Shanghai dishes. The steak, lima-bean paste and fried stuffed buns are recommended.
Operating hours: 11:00 – 00:00
Average cost per person: CNY 60 – 90
Address: No. 271, Fumin Road, Jing'an District (near Changle Road)
Bus/Metro routes: No. 26 (get off at Changle Road Fumin Road); subway line 1 and line 7 (get off at Changshu Road)