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  • YUE 1525

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      Penta Hotel, 2/F, 1525 Dingxi Lu, near Changning Lu
      定西路1525号, 近长宁路
    • Phone
      6225 8665

    Adjacent to the New World Shanghai Hotel, this Cantonese restaurant is under the direction of executive Chef Wong from Hong Kong who is passionate about the health benefits of home-style Cantonese cuisine. The main dining room has room for 78 with traditional tables... 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

  • Lynn

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • Shanghainese
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    • Address
      99 Xikang Lu, near Nanjing Xi Lu
      西康路99号, 近南京西路
    • Phone
      6247 0101

    Lynn is a contemporary, and quite stylish, Shanghainese restaurant with Cantonese leanings. Popular with a thirtysomething crowd of locals, expats, and tourists, particularly for an 88rmb, all-you-can-eat dim sum deal on the weekends. Read more

  • Ye Shanghai

    • Dining
    • Shanghainese
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      Xintiandi, North Block, Lane 181 Taicang Lu, near Madang Lu
      太仓路181号, 新天地北里, 近马当路
    • Phone
      6311 2323

    Upscale restaurant located in the famouse Xintiandi tourist precinct serving Shanghainese and Hong Kong dishes including Yum Cha or Dim Sum. Read more

  • Wei Jing Ge

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      Waldorf Astoria, Heritage Building, 5/F, 2 Zhong Shan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
      上海外滩华尔道夫酒店 中山东一路2号5楼, 近广东路
    • Phone
      6322 9988

    Wei Jing Ge is the Waldorf Astoria's Chinese option, serving regional delicacies from Shanghai, Cantonese, Sichuan and Huai Yang cuisines. The restaurant also features a wine cellar of some 500 bottles of wine, each handpicked by the resident sommelier, in addition... Read more

  • Yuan Yuan (Xingguo Lu)

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • Shanghainese
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    • Address
      201 Xingguo Lu, near Tai'an Lu
      兴国路201号, 近泰安路
    • Phone
      6433 9123

    Upscale Shanghainese food for upscale people. They have a particularly good reputation for the red-braised pork belly -- hongshao rou -- a stone-cold Shanghainese classic. The rest is, frankly, mediocre. Read more

  • Cha's (Sinan Lu)

    • Dining
    • Cafes
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      1/F, 30 Sinan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
      思南路30号1楼, 近淮海中路
    • Phone
      6093 2062

    Cha is a faithful recreation of a Hong Kong cha canting -- basically a Cantonese diner -- from the 1950's, right down to the old-time music, the old-time Hong Kong public lavatory signs, and the green-and-white tiled floor. Food is similarly traditional. Very popular... Read more

  • Xin Hua Cheng Seafood Hot Pot

    • Dining
    • Seafood
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      58 Donghu Lu, near Xinle Lu
      东湖路58号, 近淮海中路
    • Phone
      5467 0336

    Xin Hua Cheng, or New Flower City, is a fancy Cantonese hot pot place, where the entitled dip abalone, garoupa, lobster, and other expensive kinds of seafood into mild broths. Lots of businessmen here. Read more

  • Xinwang

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Late Night Dining
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    • Address
      175 Changle Lu, near Maoming Lu
      长乐路175号, 近茂名路
    • Phone
      6415 5056

    Xinwang is a popular cha canting chain. The menu comprises mostly Hong Kong greasy spoon staples -- stir-fries, casseroles, turnip cakes and assorted dim sum, pineapple buns and milk tea. Great for late night dining. Good for late night dining. Read more

  • Hengshan Cafe (Hengshan Lu)

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Popular Chinese
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    • Address
      308 Hengshan Lu, near Wuxing Lu
      衡山路308号, 近吴兴路
    • Phone
      6471 7127

    Hong Kong style comfort food and value for money. This place is always busy particularly at dinner times. Originating on Hengshan Lu, now expanded to other areas. Open til 4am this is one of a handful of places in Shanghai to get a late night fill. Read more

  • Yisheng Yue Wei (Eason Restaurant)

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Xuhui
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    • Address
      132 Yongkang Lu, near Xiangyang Lu
      永康路132号, 近襄阳路
    • Phone
      6473 5602

    Yisheng (or in its Anglicized form "Eason") is a small, cozy, cheap and cheerful Cantonese restaurant. Rather than the extravagant exotica the cuisine of this province is better known for, Yisheng does the more rustic home-style variety. The focus is on simple... Read more

  • Bi Feng Tang (Changle Lu)

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Late Night Dining
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    • Address
      175 Changle Lu, near Maoming Nan Lu
      长乐路175号, 近茂名南路
    • Phone
      6467 0628

    Fi Feng Tang is a chain of affordable Cantonese restaurants serving food that is, at best, fair to middling in quality. But that doesn't seem to be an issue to the droves of late night revelers who stop here for a quick bite after hitting the clubs. Read more

  • Xiao Hei Hao Qing

    • Dining
    • Seafood
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      794 Dingxi Lu, near Yan'an Lu
      定西路794号, 近延安路
    • Phone
      6116 9209

    Xiao Hei Hao Qing is a small Cantonese restaurant on the Dingxi Lu strip specializing in grilled oysters, scallops, and other varieties of shellfish. Their beer chicken and black pepper noodles come highly recommended. It's immensely popular with the locals and... Read more

  • Hidden Courtyard

    • Dining
    • Fusion
    • Shanghainese
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    • Address
      3/F, 30 Sinan Lu, near Huaihai Lu
      思南路30号3楼, 近淮海路
    • Phone
      6386 0707

    Cantonese restaurant by renowned Chinese Fashion designer Jenny Ji of the La Vie brand. Read more

  • Yi Long Court

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Bund View
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    • Address
      The Peninsula, 2/F, 32 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Beijing Dong Lu. (Entrance on Beijing Dong Lu)
      中山东一路32号2楼, 近北京东路
    • Phone
      2327 6742

    Fancy, fancy, fancy Cantonese restaurant at The Pen, serving up luxury Chinese food in an opulent space. Private rooms available. Views across the river to Pudong, too. Read more

  • Hakkasan

    • Dining
    • Dim Sum
    • Cantonese
    • Address
      Bund 18, 5/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Nanjing Dong Lu
      中山东一路18号5楼, 近南京东路
    • Phone
      6321 5888

    Hakkasan is a fancy and fashionable Michelin-starred Chinese chain that comes to Shanghai via London. This is the latest branch of the international chain which also boasts branches in New York, Miami, Vegas, San Francisco, the UAE and even Mumbai. The soul of the... Read more

  • Tsui Wah (Fumin Lu)

    • Dining
    • Cantonese
    • Late Night Dining
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    • Address
      A Mansion, 291 Fumin Lu, near Changle Lu
      富民路291号, 近长乐路
    • Phone
      6170 1282

    This Hong Kong-based chain of eateries offers staple Cantonese dishes as well as a mixed bag of Italian, steak and other Western dishes. The homemade fish balls are recommended, and there's a small Cantonese-style bakery at the entrance selling coconut pastries, egg... Read more

  • The COOK

    • Dining
    • Shopping
    • Dim Sum
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    • Address
      The Kerry Hotel, 1/F, 1388 Huamu Lu, near Fangdian Lu
      花木路1388号1楼, 近芳甸路
    • Phone
      6169 8888*6321

    International a la carte all-day dining restaurant with 11 theater kitchens serving fresh sushi shipped in from Tokyo three times weekly, street-style Malaysian food, all manner of Canto-style dim sum and more. There is also a "cheese cave" and a gourmet deli boutique. Read more

  • The Chinoise Story

    • Dining
    • Shanghainese
    • Cantonese
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    • Address
      Jin Jiang Hotel Shanghai, 59 Maoming Nan Lu, near Changle Lu
      茂名南路59号锦江宾馆, 近长乐路
    • Phone
      6445 1717

    The Chinoise Story is a fine dining restaurant that specializes in contemporary interpretations of Shanghainese cuisine. Unlike traditional Chinese restaurants, food is served on individual, rather than communal, plates. Much of the menu is suffused with Western... Read more

  • Shanghai City Bistro

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • French
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    • Address
      Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre, 3/F, 555 Xizang Zhong Lu, near Fengyang Lu
      西藏中路555号3楼, 近凤阳路
    • Phone
      2312 9888

    Shanghai City Bistro is the all-day dining option in the Shanghai Marriott City Centre. Expect the usual spread of international fare like Italian pastas, Chinese dumplings, carvery stations, soups, and desserts. It's convenient food for a clientele that is largely... Read more