The décor is modern and stylish and the menu offers a mix of traditional and innovative Shanghainese cuisine that is very tasty. Try the 'la la ji ding' or spicy cold chicken noodles or any other of their fabulous cold appetizers. An unique dish is the stir fried beef with deep fried dough sticks, a mix of crispy and soft textures. Service is friendly and attentive.
1931 Cafe & Bar
112 Maoming Nan Road
Classic Shanghai cigarette poster girls smile down as you dine on Shanghai and Asian delicacies. Great homestyle noodles - try the soup noodles containing fired sauce of 8 delicious ingredients. The Yuyuan Garden fried dumplings are also juicy and delicious.
12 Waning Road
271 Fu Min Road
Perfect for late nights feasts of local favorites.
8 Xinle Road
Modern Shanghainese restaurant in a stylish and comfortable setting.
41 Tianping Road
2 story eatery that is popular with expats.
1 Shuicheng Nan Road
Fresh seafood. Popular with young Shanghainese.
Mei Long Zhen
22 Nanjing Road
Traditional Shanghai food in an authentic Shanghainese restaurant founded back in the 30s. Service with a scowl but very efficient. A good place to try lots of local specialities - shi zi tou (lionhead meatballs) and of course Shanghai dumplings (they even have crabmeat filling!). Prepare to be amazed by the guys who fill your teapot and sit back and enjoy a little old world Chinese style.
The Gap Salon
127 Maoming Nan Road
6 locations for this popular hangout.
55 Xinle Road
Affordable home-style Shanghainese food. Popular with expats.
Xi Jia Hua Yuan
1 Dongping Road
Great Shanghainese food set in a charming old villa.