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  • 100 Century Avenue

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Japanese
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    • Address
      Park Hyatt Shanghai, 91-93/F, 100 Shiji Dadao, near Dongtai Lu
      上海柏悦酒店, 世纪大道100号91-93楼, 近东泰路
    • Phone
      3855 1428

    Spanning floors 91 through 93, 100 Century Avenue is the world's highest bar, restaurant and private dining room. Serving Western, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the multiple show kitchens include a charcuterie; a western kitchen with four dramatic wood-fired ovens; a... Read more

  • Sushi Oyama

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Sushi
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    • Address
      2/F, 20 Donghu Lu, near Huaihai Lu
      东湖路20号2楼, 近淮海路
    • Phone
      5404 7705

    Sushi Oyama is an exquisite Japanese sushi restaurant that offers a multi-course "omakase," or chef's choice, menu that changes nightly for reservation-only guests. All their seafood is imported directly from Tokyo and Nagasaki. Read more

  • Sushi'O (Yongkang Lu)

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    • Japanese
    • Sushi
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    • Address
      21 Yongkang Lu, near Jiashan Lu
      永康路21号, 近嘉善路
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      150 0082 0420

    The popular Sushi restaurant and delivery service has move operations from their Yanqing Lu location to a much larger Yongkang Lu location, this time with indoor seating and a larger menu. Specializes in California-style rolls, with a few pages of sushi and sashimi,... Read more

  • IZKY

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Hotel Restaurant
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      Guoman Hotel, 1/F, Block 1, 388 Daduhe Lu, near Yungling Dong Lu
      大渡河路388号国盛中心1号座1楼, 近云岭东路
    • Phone
      6095 8888

    Izakaya and sake bar concept in the Guoman Hotel. Read more

  • Gokohai

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Shabu Shabu
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    • Address
      1720 Huaihai Lu, near Wuxing Lu
      淮海中路1720号, 近吴兴路
    • Phone
      6471 7657

    Gokohai is a shabu shabu spot, the Japanese hot pot. It's mostly popular for its all-you-can-eat deal, but ordering dish by dish to dip into the simmering broth is also an option. Cheap draft Asahi, too. Read more

  • Toriyasu (Zhongshan Park)

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • BBQ & Steaks
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    • Address
      172 Huichuan Lu, near Changning Lu
      汇川路172号, 近长宁路
    • Phone
      5241 1677

    Toriyasu is a superb Japanese yakitori restaurant that elevates grilled chicken skewers to a study in detail and perfection. Packed with salarymen and the occasional couple on a date. It's tough to find. Walk north on Huichuan Lu and look for a slatted wood facade... Read more

  • Bankura (Changle Lu)

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Yakitori
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    • Address
      344 Changle Lu, near Ruijin Lu
      长乐路344号, 近瑞金路
    • Phone
      6215 0373

    Bankura is a tiny Japanese restaurant situated just shy of street level. Menu offerings are standard izakaya fare--small plates of grilled seafood and meats, etc.--with a focus on soba noodles. A 39rmb lunch deal makes it a popular mid-day haunt. Read more

  • Shari

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Sushi
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    • Address
      630 Yongjia Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
      永嘉路630号, 近乌鲁木齐路
    • Phone
      5466 0320

    Situated in a majestic villa, Shari does contemporary Japanese cuisine, presented in the "capo" or "kaiseki" fine-dining style, that's a multi-course Japanese meal that incorporates sashimi, meat and fish dishes, miso soup and rice. The villa is peaceful and calm,... Read more

  • GL Japan Plaza

    • Shopping
    • Japanese
    • Supermarket
    • Address
      B/F, 222 Madang Lu, near Xingye Lu
      马当路222号B1楼, 近兴业路
    • Phone
      5382 8802

    Sprawling basement-level Japanese plaza centered a grocery store with specialty meats, fish, organic produce, and Japanese imports. Also sells a variety of prepared Japanese foods. Read more

  • Most

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Sushi
    • Address
      1712 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wuxing Lu
      淮海中路1712号, 近吴兴路
    • Phone
      6426 0911

    Most is a Japanese restaurant, bar and cafe concept. The menu focuses primarily on sushi and sashimi, but also features Japanese noodle dishes and donburi bowls. It's a small but comfortable space and the decor skews heavily toward the trendy post-industrial look —... Read more

  • Shintori

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    • Japanese
    • Sushi
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    • Address
      803 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
      巨鹿路803号, 近富民路
    • Phone
      5404 5252

    This massive, minimalist warehouse of a Japanese restaurant is easy to miss; look for an unmarked doorway in the gray wall and follow the bamboo-lined path beyond. Shintori has remained immensely popular since opening in 2002, more for its hip decor and vibe -- lofty... 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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  • SUN with AQUA

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Sushi
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    • Address
      2/F, 6 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu, near Guangdong Lu
      中山东一路6号, 外滩六号2楼, 近广东路
    • Phone
      6339 2779

    Upscale restaurant serving traditional Japanese food on the Bund. You're paying more for the address than the food at this place, though. Read more

  • Bar Constellation (Xinle Lu)

    • Nightlife
    • Japanese
    • Bars
    • Address
      86 Xinle Lu, near Xiangyang Bei Lu
      新乐路86号, 近襄阳北路
    • Phone
      5404 0970

    Constellation was a "hidden gem," prized among expats for its finely conceived and exhaustive selection of cocktails -- but now everybody "knows about it" and it has "lost its charm" apparently. Take that for what you will. Basically everything ever mixed since the... Read more

  • Shook!

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Thai
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    • Address
      The Swatch Art Peace Hotel, 5-6/F, 23 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu
      南京东路23号5-6楼, 近中山东一路
    • Phone
      2329 8522

    Shook! is the Shanghai outpost of an upscale Kuala Lumpur-based restaurant. On offer is a selection of hallmarks of Asian cuisine like tam yum kung, temaki, sashimi, and kuay teow as well as steaks and chops. Upstairs is an enormous rooftop terrace overlooking the... Read more

  • Nadaman

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Pudong
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      Pudong Shangri-La, 2/F, Grand Tower, 33 Fucheng Lu, near Lujiazui Huan Lu
      富城路33号, 浦东香格里拉主楼2楼, 近陆家嘴环路
    • Phone
      6882 8888 ext 6888

    Nadaman is a renowned upscale Japanese restaurant chain in the Pudong Shangri-La Hotel. The food is decidedly traditional -- sushi and sashimi imported fresh from Japan, tempura, etc -- served a la carte or kaiseki style. Read more

  • Epicure on 45

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      Radisson Hotel Shanghai New World, 45/F, 88 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Xizang Lu
      南京西路88号, 上海新世界丽笙大酒店45楼, 近西藏路
    • Phone
      6359 9999 ext. 4210/4212

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  • Dozo / JA Tasting Lounge

    • Dining
    • Japanese
    • Izakaya
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      Wheelock Plaza, 2/F, South Annex 1717 Nanjing Xi Lu, near Huashan Lu
      南京西路1717号2楼, 近华山路
    • Phone
      3127 8558

    Baller “Modern Izakaya” restaurant Dozo original comes to us from Taiwan, sharing a name with a venue there, via the same company that was behind erstwhile Xintiandi live jazz staple Brown Sugar back in 2012. They’ve stepped away from the chic and lux and serious... Read more

  • Sushi'O (Yanping Lu)

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    • Japanese
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      155 Yanping Lu, near Wuding Lu
      延平路155号, 近武定路
    • Phone
      6236 2619

    The popular Sushi restaurant and delivery service has opened its second store. Specializes in California-style rolls, with a few pages of sushi and sashimi, plus some tonkatsu and rice dishes, all at very reasonable prices. Huge bottles of saki go from about 300rmb. Read more

  • Kuta's Kitchen (Huaihai Lu)

    • Nightlife
    • Dining
    • Japanese
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      1333 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Baoqing Lu
      淮海中路1333号, 近宝庆路
    • Phone
      6252 1717

    Kuta's Kitchen is a Beatles-themed yakitori bar. The place is decked out in Fab Four paraphernalia and the soundtrack is classic tunes sung by the band itself or cheeky genre-crossing adaptations. The menu features Japanese-style grilled fare, like grilled avocado,... Read more