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Top 10 Sichuan Restaurants in Shanghai

Sichuan dishSichuan Cuisine is one of the famous 8 Chinese Cuisines. Now you can find top 10 Sichuan restaurants in Shanghai. They mainly serve Haipai (Shanghai style) Sichuan dishes which have slightly hot and spicy sauce. Despite the fierce competition with other cuisines, nothing has undermined the popularity of the delicious and inexpensive Sichuan food.

Top 10 Sichuan Restaurants in Shanghai

1. Sichuan Court

Chinese name: 天府楼 (tiān fǔ lóu)
This is a rarely luxury Sichuan restaurant in Shanghai. The Chuan cuisine here looks good and taste delicious. Elegant performance of Chinese zither is played every night. You are recommended to taste the Anchovies fin soup, broiled lobster with chili sauce and Chengdu Zhangcha smoked duck.
Average cost per person: CNY300
Location: 39F, Hilton Hotel, No. 250, Huashan Road, Jing'an District (near West Yan'an Road)

2. South Beauty

Chinese name: 俏江南 (qiào jiāng nán)
South Beauty is decorated in both Chinese and western styles to attract domestic and international diners. It serves creative Sichuan dishes. Since its establishment in 2000, it has had many branches in China including Shanghai.
Average cost per person: CNY220
 IFC Mall Branch
Location: 4-5F, IFC Mall, No. 8, Century Avenue, Pudong New Area
 881 Club Branch
Location: No. 881, Middle Yan’an Road, Jing’an District
 Ciro’s Plaza Branch
Location: 2F, Ciro’s Plaza, No. 388, West Nanjing Road, Jing’an District
 SWFC (Shanghai World Financial Center) Branch
Location: Room no. 307, 3F, SWFC, No. 100, Century Avenue, Pudong New Area
 Henderson Metropolitan Branch
Location: 6F, Henderson Metropolitan, No. 300, East Nanjing Road, Huangpu District

3. Spicy•Joint

Chinese name: 辛香汇 (xīn xiāng huì)
A Sichuan cuisine restaurant in ShanghaiHot boiling fish, spicy duck head, Gele Mountain spicy chicken and Mao Xue Wang (vegetables and meat in duck blood) are recommended in this restaurant.
Average cost per person: CNY80
 Cross Region Plaza Branch
Location: 5F, Cross Region Plaza, No. 899, Lingling Road, Xuhui District (near North Caoxi Road)
 Dahua Branch
Location: 3F, First Workshop Dining Plaza (Di Yi Fang), No. 950, Zhenhua Road, Baoshan District (near Dahua 2nd Road)
 Middle Xizang Road Branch
Location: 4F, Yalong International Plaza, No. 500, East Jinling Road, Huangpu District (near Middle Xizang Road)

4. Yuxin Sichuan Dish

Chinese name: 渝信川菜 (yú xìn chuān cài)
The red fittings of this restaurant emphasize the hot and spicy feature of Chuan cuisine. You are recommended to taste the authentic hot boiling fish and many other home style dishes.
Average cost per person: CNY110
 Investment Promotion Bureau Branch
Location: 3F, Investment Promotion Bureau Plaza, No. 333, North Chengdu Road, Jing’an District (near Weihai Road)
 Huasheng Branch
Location: 5F, Huasheng Plaza, No. 399, Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District (near South Shanxi Road)

5. Sichuan Folk (Baguo Buyi)

Chinese name: 巴国布衣 (bā guó bù yī)
It is one of the top 10 Sichuan restaurants in Shanghai. 'Baguo Buyi' means 'the ordinary people of Sichuan', so the dining environment, dishes and service of this restaurant are targeted to meet the dining habits/customs of ordinary people. Here, you can also find delicious spicy food in Shanghai. Wonderful face changing show of the Sichuan Opera  would accompany you during dinner time.
Average cost per person: CNY150
 Shanghai Expo Branch
Location: Store no. 110, 1F, the River Mall, No. 1368, Expo Avenue, Pudong New Area
 Wuzhong Road Branch
Location: No. 1068, Wuzhong Road, Minhang District

6. Pinchuan Sichuan Cuisine

Chinese name: 品川 (pǐn chuān)
The red painted wall of Pinchuan shows that it serves Sichuan cuisine in Shanghai. However, to meet the demand of Shanghai locals’ flavor, many dishes are not very hot and spicy. If you want to taste Chuan cuisine, while prefer a relatively light flavor, this restaurant is a good choice. Rolling stone beef and Mao Xue Wang (vegetables and meat in duck blood) deserve to be tasted here.
Average cost per person: CNY130 - CNY170
Location: 2F, Changtai Square, No. 2889, Jinke Road

7. La Shang Yin

Chinese name: 辣上瘾 (là shàng yǐn) 
Most dishes in this restaurant are very spicy. Grilled fish and hot-spicy pot are the signature dishes.
Average cost per person: CNY50 - CNY100
Location: 1F, No. 51, Lane 133, Mayingdan Road, Nanhui New Town

8. Chili Pepper (Hong La Jiao)

Chinese name: 红辣椒 (hóng là jiāo)
Authentic Sichuan spicy dish and hot pot are served in this restaurant. The signature dish is Ben Ben Chicken (chicken in pottery pot)! 
Average cost per person: CNY120
 Caoyang Branch
Location: Union Place, No. 555, Caoyang Road, Putuo District
 Yangpu Branch
Location: 2F, area A, Fortune Hotel, No. 399, Handan Road, Yangpu District
 Zhangyang Road Branch
Location: 3F, Huadu Mansion, No. 828, Zhangyang Road, Pudong New Area
 Anxin Branch
Location: 3F, area F, Anderson Plaza, No. 1225, Mudanjiang Road, Baoshan District
 Yuepu Branch
Location: No. 299, Siyuan Road, Baoshan District

9. MIT Catering

Chinese name: 麻省理工 (má shěng lǐ gōng)
Named after the homophone of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), this restaurant is very popular among Shanghai locals and international diners, becoming one of the top 10 Sichuan restaurants in Shanghai. It mainly serves Sichuan cuisine in Shanghai.
Average cost per person: CNY100
 Dongfang Road Branch
Location: 2F, No. 1486, Dongfang Road, Pudong New Area
 East Nanjing Road Branch
Location: No. 258, Tianjin Road, Huangpu District
 Jiujin Square Branch
Location: 2F, Jiujin Square, intersection of Zhangyang Road and Zhonghuan Road

10. Cui Die New Concept of Sichuan Cuisine

Chinese name: 翠蝶新概念川菜 (cuì dié xīn gài niàn chuān cài)
Average cost per person: CNY110
 Chuansha Bailian Branch
Location: 2F, Chuansha Bailian Shopping Mall, No. 5398, Chuansha Road
 Vanke Branch
Location: Room 110, No. 2000, Dongming Road
 Bailian Shiji Branch
Location: 5F, Bailian Shiji Shopping Mall, No. 1217, Century Avenue

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- Last modified on Nov. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Top 10 Sichuan Restaurants in Shanghai
Asked by ROCKIT | Aug. 24, 2019 01:00Reply
Sichuan Court - 39th Floor, Jing'an Kunlun Hotel, 250 Huashan Road (formerly Hilton Jing'an Hotel)

Is the above restaurant still operating? I can find no recent online reviews nor is it listed Jing'an Kunlun Hotel dining options on their website.

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Answered by Elvin from CANADA | Aug. 27, 2019 20:15

Sorry, it has been closed.
Asked by Mr.azi from MALAYSIA | Nov. 03, 2010 23:00Reply
we stay at home inn in dingxi road changning district, where we can get the muslim food. the nearest to our hotel.
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Answered by Mr.Sam | Nov. 04, 2010 02:41

Walk about 300m towards south from your hotel, you may find a Xinjiang restaurant (新疆餐厅) which provides muslim food.
Asked by Mrs.Puji from INDONESIA | Sep. 12, 2010 07:56Reply
We will be visiting this September, since we are moslem - could you inform us any recommended moslem restaurants or vegetarian restaurant in Shanghai ? Thank you
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Answered by Ms.FAERYGIRL from AMERICAN SAMOA | Sep. 13, 2010 01:06

Hi, For Muslim reataurant, you can go to Qing Mei Ju清梅居at 131, Fengyang Road, Huangpu District (near Xinchang Road) to have a try.For vegetarian restaurant, you can go to Gongdelin at 445, Nanjing West Road, Huangpu District.
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