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  • Din Tai Fung (Xintiandi)

    • Dining
    • Shanghainese
    • Xiao Long Bao
    • $
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    • Address
      Xintiandi, South Block Plaza, 2/F, Lane 123 Xingye Lu, near Madang Lu
      新天地南里广场2楼, 兴业路123弄, 近马当路
    • Phone
      6385 8378

    Din Tai Fung is a Taiwanese chain, but don't hold it against them. Their versions of Chinese snack food -- dumplings, noodles, steamed buns, and simple vegetable dishes -- are impeccable, as is their highly-trained service. You pay for the luxury of all of this, of... Read more

  • Di Shui Dong (Maoming Lu)

    • Dining
    • Hunan
    • Jinxian Lu
    • $
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    • Address
      2/F, 56 Maoming Nan Lu, near Changle Lu
      茂名路56号2楼, 近长乐路口
    • Phone
      6253 2689

    One of the most popular Chinese joints for locals and foreigners alike, this Hunan-style restaurant is always packed despite a cafeteria-sized main dining area and at least a dozen "private" rooms. Food is high on flavor and will leave your eyes watering. Read more

  • Roosevelt Sky Restaurant

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Fine Dining
    • $
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    • Address
      The House of Roosevelt, 8/F, 27 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
      中山东一路27号8楼, 近北京东路
    • Phone
      2322 0800

    The House of Roosevelt is the most recent incarnation of the Bund 27 building. In the past, it's been the HQ of British trading firm/opium sellers Jardine Matheson, the offices of the Japanese Navy intelligence, and the Shanghai Foreign Trade Commission. Now,... Read more

  • New York Style Steak and Burger

    • Dining
    • BBQ & Steaks
    • American
    • $
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    • Address
      Tianzifang, No. 22, 155 Jianguo Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu
      建国中路155弄22号 近瑞金路
    • Phone
      6473 6070

    This tucked away Tianzifang grill is brought to you by the makers of the ever popular New York Style Pizza. On offer, USDA Prime beef in all its glorious permutations, namely heaping half-pound burgers and slabs of steak. Read more

  • Dr Wine (Fumin Lu)

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Bars
    • Address
      177 Fumin Lu, near Julu Lu
      富民路177号, 近巨鹿路
    • Phone
      5403 5717

    Two-floor wine bar/lounge on prime Fumin Lu real estate. Decor is refurbed Shanghai, with salvaged, re-milled housing beams as floors, grey brick walls, and masculine leather furniture. Bottle prices start low and go to outer space, but owing to direct imports, a la... Read more

  • Kebabs on the Grille (Cool Docks)

    • Dining
    • Indian
    • Kebab
    • $
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    • Address
      The Cool Docks, 505 Zhongshan Nan Lu, near Maojiayuan Lu
      中山南路505号, 近毛家园路路
    • Phone
      6152 6567

    Indian cuisine at The Cool Docks: this 80-seat restaurant's tables are inset with grills to finish their eponymous skewers. The menu is primarily North Indian and the kebabs, obviously, are the draw. Read more

  • Masala Art (Dagu Lu)

    • Dining
    • Indian
    • Dagu Lu
    • $
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    • Address
      397 Dagu Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
      大沽路397号, 近石门一路
    • Phone
      6327 3571

    An Indian restaurant serving not only well-known masala dishes, but also other favorites such as Tandoori Chicken, a must-try for lovers of Indian cuisine and a good place to dine with a group of friends. Read more

  • Xibo (Changshu Lu)

    • Dining
    • Xinjiang
    • Outdoor Seating
    • $
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    • Address
      3/F, 83 Changshu Lu, near Julu Lu
      常熟路83号3楼, 近巨鹿路
    • Phone
      5403 8330

    Smart Xinjiang. Yes, it exists. It's Xibo -- an ethnic minority from the hills of NW Xinjiang, and a restaurant on Changshu Lu. Gone are the dancers and gold leaf, in are the concrete walls, picture windows, smart lighting, funk & disco soundtrack, and the region's... Read more

  • Crystal Jade (Xintiandi)

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • South-East Asian
    • $
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    • Address
      Xintiandi, South Block Plaza, 2/F, 123 Xingye Lu, near Madang Lu
      新天地南里广场, 兴业路123弄2楼, 近马当路
    • Phone
      6385 8752

    Crystal Jade is a chain from Singapore that's consistently packed for its combination of stylish decor and Cantonese cooking. Dim sum, in particular, is wildly popular. Most people go for the crispy pork belly, the roast pork, shrimp dumplings, mango pudding, and... Read more

  • 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Bars
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    • Address
      Rockbund, Associate Mission Building, 6-7/F, 169 Yuanmingyuan Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu
      圆明园路169号6-7楼, 近北京东路
    • Phone
      6087 2890

    Umberto Bombana is an oft-dropped name in Hong Kong's food scene and his restaurant 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana is one of only five restaurants with three Michelin stars in that city. This branch is their attempt to double down on those accolades when Michelin finally... Read more

  • Bistro Burger

    • Dining
    • American
    • Burger
    • $
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    • Address
      A Mansion, 1/F, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
      富民路291号1楼, 近长乐路
    • Phone
      6170 1315

    Bistro Burger is a gourmet burger concept, with a range of Craft beers, spiked milkshakes, and burgers of all persuasions. They have different deals on most weeknights, including a free milkshake with any burger purchase on Wednesdays. Read more

  • Simply Thai (Xintiandi)

    • Dining
    • Thai
    • South-East Asian
    • $
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    • Address
      Xintiandi, North Block, 59 Madang Lu, corner of Xingye Lu
      马当路159号, 新天地北里, 兴业路路口,
    • Phone
      400 880 7729

    The general agreement is that Simply Thai is just okay. Slightly pricey, the food tastes average, looks average, and is sized average. Service is slow and not particularly helpful. Admittedly, the good experiences at Simply Thai outnumber the bad, so it is worth a... Read more

  • el Willy (Bund 22)

    • Dining
    • Spanish
    • Design Standout
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    • Address
      South Bund 22, 5/F, 22 Zhongshan Dong Er Lu, near Xinyong'an Lu
      中山东二路22号5楼, 近新永安路
    • Phone
      5404 5757

    This is the newly-relocated mid-range Spanish restaurant by "Willy" Trullas Moreno. Willy's cooking is more contemporary than traditional Spanish--he does "juicy rice", not traditional paella -- but stops well short of molecular fine dining. In a nod to the local... Read more

  • Cuivre

    • Dining
    • French
    • Fine Dining
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    • Address
      1502 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
      淮海中路1502号, 近乌鲁木齐路
    • Phone
      6437 4219

    Simple country-style southern French bistro with a modern take which speaks through both its decor and menu, dishes are pared down and straightforward, yet generously portioned. Read more

  • Blue Frog (SWFC)

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Bars
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    • Address
      Shanghai World Financial Center, B/F, 100 Century Avenue, near Dongtai Lu
      世纪大道100号, 上海环球金融中心B楼, 近东泰路
    • Phone
      6877 8668

    The Blue Frog pub/restaurant chain has been around in Shanghai for over ten years. The menu is basically unfussy American-style food -- burgers, pastas, salads, sandwiches. To drink is a reasonable selection of beers (both bottled and tap). Its daily four-hour happy... Read more

  • Element Fresh (Kwah Centre)

    • Dining
    • Good View
    • Outdoor Seating
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    • Address
      Kwah Centre, 4-5/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, entrance on Donghu Lu
      淮海中路1028号嘉华坊4/5楼, 近东湖路
    • Phone
      5403 8865

    Chain of restaurants and one of the longest running with quality ingredients and good service. One of the mainstays in Shanghai. And why not, it's a little bit pricy but you get good, healthy food with decent ingredients in a clean, bright, well designed setting.... Read more

  • Green & Safe (Xuhui)

    • Dining
    • Shopping
    • Cafes
    • $
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    • Address
      6 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu
      东平路6号, 近衡山路
    • Phone
      5465 1288

    Green & Safe is a specialty grocer by the same folks who own Qimin, that organic hotpot restaurant on Shanxi Bei Lu. The retail side of the operation sells produce and meats grown and raised at the company's organic farm in nearby Kunshan as well as specialty items... Read more

  • Itsuki

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Teppanyaki
    • $
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    • Address
      Donghu Hotel, 2/F, 7 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
      东湖路7号东湖宾馆2楼, 近淮海中路
    • Phone
      5404 4146

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  • Din Tai Fung (Shanghai Centre)

    • Dining
    • Shanghainese
    • Xiao Long Bao
    • $
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    • Address
      Shanghai Center, 1/F, 1376 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xikang Lu
      南京西路1376号 上海商城1楼, 近西康路
    • Phone
      6289 9182

    Din Tai Fung is a Taiwanese chain, but don't hold it against them. Their versions of Chinese snack food -- dumplings, noodles, steamed buns, and simple vegetable dishes -- are impeccable, as is their highly-trained service. You pay for the luxury of all of this, of... Read more

  • Liquid Laundry

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Bars
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    • Address
      KWah Centre, 2/F, 1028 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Donghu Lu
      淮海中路1028号, 嘉华坊2楼, 近东湖路
    • Phone
      6445 9589

    Popular gastro-pub / lounge by serial restauranteur Kelly Lee, the woman behind Sproutworks, iiiiit, Boxing Cat, and Cantina Agave. This one has a fully-functional brewery and they usually have a dozen of their brews on tap, which change constantly and can get quite... Read more