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  • Marienbad Cafe

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      55 Wukang Lu, near Anfu Lu
      武康路55号, 近安福路
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      5404 2909

    A coffee shop that is very popular with locals and the odd expat, Marienbad Cafe is a quaint, little retreat hidden on one of the area's quieter streets. The cozy interior's ambiance is more inclined toward that of a used book store then the cold sterility of many of... Read more

  • Pier 39

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      172 Jinxian Lu, near Maoming Lu
      进贤路172号, 茂名路
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      6258 1939

    Cafe next to Mind Offices, serving simple cafe dishes, from Salads, Sandwiches, Smoothies, pasta and of course Coffee. Read more

  • Polux by Paul Pairet

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      Xintiandi North Block, No. 5, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu
      太仓路181弄5号新天地北里, 近马当路
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      6333 9897

    French café and casual bistro by Paul Pairet (Mr & Mrs Bund, Ultraviolet) serving light fare with bistro service catering... Read more

  • GREEN & SAFE (Xuhui)

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      6 Dongping Lu, near Hengshan Lu
      东平路6号, 近衡山路
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      5465 1288

    Green & Safe is a chain of specialty grocers and restaurants by the same folks who own organic hotpot chain Qimin. 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

  • RAC (Anfu Lu)

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      Bldg 14, 332 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu
      安福路322号14幢, 近武康路
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      n/a

    A few of the people behind Far West, of Farine, have set up a new creperie/wine bar called RAC Bar behind their street-front coffee stall, RAC Coffee. They're slinging a couple of throwbacks to the Far West menu, notably sweet crepes, savory galettes... Read more

  • Goodfellas

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      7 Yan'an Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
      延安东路7号, 近中山东一路
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      6323 2188

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  • Bar Centrale

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      135 Yanping Lu, near Wuding Lu
      延平路135号, 近武定路
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      6205 1068

    Bustling, buzzing neighborhood Italian restaurant and bar from the same people behind Gemma. It's designed to evoke the main eatery in every Italian train station (hence the name). It's affordable, directly... Read more

  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery

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      Taikoo Hui, 789 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Shimen Yi Lu
      南京西路789号, 近石门一路
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    Officially opened to the public on December 6, 2017 in Shanghai, the multi-story HKRI Taikoo Hui-located structure is designed to present a “coffee wonderland” to guests, conceptualized, according to the press release, to reflect the “journey of coffee — from the... Read more

  • Sober Company

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      99 Yandang Lu, near Nanchang Lu
      雁荡路99号, 近南昌路
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      5309 8261

    The blanket term referring to three separate venues by Speak Low mastermind Shingo Gokan. The first floor is occupied by Sober Cafe, which opens at 8am and does coffee, coffee-based cocktails and... Read more

  • Moka Bros (Xiangyang Bei Lu)

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      1/F, 108 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Xinle Lu
      襄阳北路108号1楼, 近新乐路
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      3669 6090

    Straight outta Sanlitun Beijing, Moka Bros is a well-honed, market-tested power (and poke and smoothie) bowls, wraps, sandwiches, smoothies, juices, coffee, wine, breakfast, brunch place, with a clear identity and personality, great design, consistent service, and... Read more

  • Kommune

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      Tianzifang, room 5, lane 7, 210 Taikang Lu, near Sinan Lu
      田子坊泰康路210弄7号5室, 近思南路
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      6473 8092

    Although difficult for the uninitiated to find among the back alley lanes of Taikang Lu, Kommune is worth searching out for not only its simple, yet tasty food and drinks, but also for its unique setting at the epicenter of Shanghai's creative quarter. Outdoor... Read more

  • RAC II (Shaanxi Nan Lu)

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      55 Shaanxi Nan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
      陕西南路55号, 近淮海中路
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      136 3659 5172

    Second branch of the popular creperie and wine bar on Anfu Lu, tucked into a leafy, renovated lanehouse. Downstairs is more of a coffee bar. Sit-down seating is upstairs. Unlike the other one, there's no outdoor seating here, except a couple counter seats on the... Read more

  • Blackbird 2.0

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      Columbia Circle, Bldg 8, 1262 Yan’an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号8栋2楼, 近番禺路
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      187 0199 0479

    From the team behind OHA Eatery and the original Blackbird, Blackbird 2.0 is a chic-looking cocktail bar and cafe on the ground-floor... Read more

  • Bread Etc (Xiangyang Nan Lu)

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      500 Xiangyang Nan Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
      襄阳南路500号, 近建国西路
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      5419 8775

    A mod-ish French Bakery opened at 500 Xiangyang Lu. They start with freshly baked bread served in bountiful piles in baskets right when you walk in the door. From there, they unfold into cafe, cocktails, pizza, and more. An ambitious project, in addition to a massive... Read more

  • Ginger

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      91 Xingguo Lu, near Hunan Lu
      兴国路91号, 近湖南路
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      3406 0599

    Once boasting three branches around town, Ginger has consolidated and regrouped on Xingguo Lu. The space is a gem. Cozy and compact, it sits perched over a small park complete with wizened old men practicing their tai chi and playing chess and stuff -- very... Read more

  • Egg

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      12 Xiangyang Bei Lu, near Julu Lu
      襄阳北路12号, 近巨鹿路
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    A bright, cheery café from Camden Hauge (organizer of events under the SOCIAL SUPPLY umbrella like Shanghai Supperclub and the FEAST food festival), with lofted seating, coffee, Strictly Cookies, baked goods, etc. They specialize in simple all-day breakfast items... Read more

  • Tacolicious

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      1 Yueyang Lu, near Dongping Lu
      岳阳路1号, 近东平路
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      137 6406 0741

    Taco venture from Saira and Thijs of BYFO, Adrian of Joe'ss Pizza and Logan of Logan's Punch. offering double-shell tacos (hard shell inside, soft shell outside) in meat/vegetarian/vegan options. The menu consist of the classics like shrimp, chicken and steak asado,... Read more

  • Tres Perros

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      No 1, 148 Fumin Lu, near Julu Lu
      富民路148弄1甲, 近巨鹿路
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      137 7438 3829

    Small, charming Spanish café on Fumin Lu selling cheap coffee, beer, and food like salads and chicken. The food isn't amazing but the place has character, the staff are friendly, and the music is solid. The place is so dog friendly that they'll hook your pooch up... Read more

  • Garden Books (Changle Lu)

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      325 Changle Lu, near Shaanxi Nan Lu
      长乐路325号, 近陕西南路
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      5404 8728

    Garden Books offers the widest selection of English-language books and literature in Shanghai. You will also find a large selection of American magazine, tour books, language aids, coffee and ice cream in the cafe. If you're looking for something they don't have in... Read more

  • TRIBE

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      291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
      富民路291号, 近长乐路
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      6093 2982

    Tribe is organic food and drinks doing all three square meals in the day plus bracing and fruity cocktails on top. Lots of healthy, fresh, leafy, crisp, rejuvenating, hydrating, detoxifying, exfoliating foods and juices -- big salads, noodle dishes, "brain bowls",... Read more