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  • 100 Century Avenue

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      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
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      3855 1428

    Spanning floors 91 through 93, 100 Century Avenue was the world's highest bar, restaurant and private dining room until Burj Khalifa beat it in 2011. Serving Western, Chinese and Japanese cuisine, the multiple show kitchens include a charcuterie; a western kitchen... Read more

  • Sushi'O (Yongkang Lu)

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      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

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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
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      6095 8888

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

  • Most

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      1712 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Wuxing Lu
      淮海中路1712号, 近吴兴路
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      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

  • Toriyasu (Zhongshan Park)

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      172 Huichuan Lu, near Changning Lu
      汇川路172号, 近长宁路
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      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

  • Shari

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      630 Yongjia Lu, near Wulumuqi Lu
      永嘉路630号, 近乌鲁木齐路
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      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

  • Bankura (Changle Lu)

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      344 Changle Lu, near Ruijin Lu
      长乐路344号, 近瑞金路
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      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

  • Shintori

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      803 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
      巨鹿路803号, 近富民路
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      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

  • Nakama

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      283 Taiyuan Lu, near Jianguo Xi Lu
      太原路283号, 近建国西路
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      5466 6260

    High-end Japanese BBQ grill focusing on dry-aged beef and steaks, in addition to a menu of creative izakaya dishes and horse sashimi. Small, 35-seater, so reservations are highly suggested. Read more

  • HIYA (The Shanghai EDITION)

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      27/F, Main Building, 199 Nanjing Dong Lu, near Henan Zhong Lu
      南京东路199号主楼27楼, 近河南中路
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      5368 9531

    The final piece in the three-piece restaurant puzzle at Shanghai EDITION, Jason Atherton's brain child HIYA might look a bit Japanese but it's more like "inspired by" Japanese izakayas. "Inspired" because, despite having a very Japanese kitchen (headed up by... Read more

  • Muji (Flagship Store)

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      755 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Ruijin Lu
      淮海中路755号, 近瑞金路
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  • Xime

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      1/F, 989 Changle Lu, near Changshu Lu
      长乐路989号1楼, 近常熟路
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      6422 5996

    Brough to us by Jun Nishio and Sam Norris (Wishbone), Xime is just well-thought out, no-pressure, Japanese comfort food and drinks. The space is divided into two, with the requisite... Read more

  • More Than Eat

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      758 Julu Lu, near Fumin Lu
      巨鹿路758号, 近富民路
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    Part of the massive Lost Heaven complex on Julu Lu (which we wrote about here), More Than Eat was shut down in 2017 and reopened in 2018 with about half a dozen F&B concepts on the first floor of... Read more

  • DoDonPa

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      1/F, 388 Shanhaiguan Lu, near Shimen Er Lu
      山海关路388号1楼, 近石门二路
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      6381 8378

    Japanese lunch set restaurant from the same people behind the Ifuku and Ifuku Isaribi izakayas. Good spot for a fulsome lunch, as the portions are pretty big. Their specialty is overnight aged dishes, but they're best known for their pork rice with soft-boiled egg.... Read more

  • C!ty'super (IAPM)

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      IAPM Mall, B/1, 999 Huaihai Zhong Lu, near Shanxi Nan Lu
      淮海中路999号5楼, 近陕西南路
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    High-end supermarket from Hong Kong that sells a lot of premium goods, fresh fish and seafood, fresh meat, imported fruit and packaged foods. You'll pay through the nose, but you'll get exceptional produce in a large, stroll-around-and-graze environment. 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
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      6359 9999 ext. 4210/4212

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  • Tokyo House

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      1106 Wuding Lu, near Yanping Lu
      武定路1106号, 近延平路
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      159 2167 8285

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  • Tentekomai (Sinan Lu)

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      3/F, 30 Sinan Lu, near Huaihai Zhong Lu
      思南路30号南楼三楼, 近淮海中路
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      5228 0650

    Wildly popular and eminently affordable, this izakaya does a brisk business in crispy gyoza, yakitori, and other snacks that make you want to guzzle down lots of beer, sake, and shochu. Their beef tongue comes highly recommended, as do the pizza gyoza. Read more

  • Hitachino Mansion

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      531 Fuxing Zhong Lu, near Sinan Lu
      复兴中路531号, 近思南路
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      5401 9296

    Japanese brewery Hitachino's first foray into the mainland, this place is a four-story mansion that's half beery gastropub, half-veep private venue. The first two floors are a cozy gastro-pub doing yakitori and other Japanese bar food fare. The third floor is a... Read more

  • Hulu Sushi

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      Columbia Circle, 1262 Yan'an Xi Lu, near Panyu Lu
      延安西路1262号, 近番禺路
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      186 2164 5159

    Hulu is a pocket-size addition to Shanghai’s downtown sushi options from Liu-san, a Jiangxi native who spent seven years working at Sushi Oyama, one of the city’s more well-known and... Read more