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Lotus Eatery > Dingxi Lu

Zhongshan Park ¥200-299 for two
This second (and bigger) branch of this homey Yunnanese eatery aims to put out good, authentic fare at uber-affordable prices. They've got both spicy and non-spic...

Best Chinese Restaurants in Shanghai

Xindalu China Kitchen

Hongkou ¥400-600 for two
This is Shanghai’s premier spot for Beijing duck. Each bird is fired with red dates and green apple wood in special Beijing-style ovens, so the restaurant’s spec...
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Sichuan Court

Jing An ¥400-600 for two
The city's highest Sichuan restaurant offers an upscale dining experience. Tang Dynasty stone horses, Qing robes and quzhen melodies create a distinctively Chines...

Din Tai Fung > Xingye Lu

Xintiandi ¥200-299 for two
A favorite to expats and locals alike, this Taiwanese eatery serves simple and tasty dishes in a bright and staff-friendly environment ready to please.

Orchard CRC Restaurant and Pub

Jing An ¥100-199 for two
This Singaporean restaurant is our favorite spot for chai tow kway (savory carrot cake), hokkien mee (seafood vermicelli) and of course, chicken rice. The orange-...

Din Tai Fung > Shanghai Centre

¥200-299 for two
This restaurant's popularity and reputation for delicious Taiwanese cuisine is well deserved. The tender, juicy crab roe-filled dumplings are accompanied by a tas...

South Beauty > Yan'an Zhong Lu

Jing An ¥200-299 for two
Sleek and modern Sichuan restaurant serving fantastic, fiery food like dan dan noodles and a tongue-numbing tofu.

Xibo

Jing An ¥100-199 for two
Co-owned by a member of the Xibo ethnic minority from Yili, Xinjiang, this restaurant features the lighter, fresher vegetable-oriented recipes of the Xibo kitchen...

Ji Heng > Guyang lu

Gubei/Hongqiao Less than ¥99 for two
With hearty dishes like the half tendon, half meat noodles, this Taiwanese noodle shop offers authenticity at low prices. The gravy tofu, strongly recommended by ...

Din Tai Fung > Peace Square

Gubei/Hongqiao ¥200-299 for two
A favorite to expats and locals alike, this Taiwanese eatery serves simple and tasty dishes in a bright and staff-friendly environment ready to please.

Pin Chuan > Taojiang Lu

Former French Concession ¥100-199 for two
This pleasant restaurant offers a wide range of uniquely altered Sichuan dishes, including Chengdu-style chicken, poached beef and steamed fish, all drenched in d...