Top 7 Chinese Food Restaurants in Shanghai

1 Dynasty


Dynasty is known as one of Shanghai’s top Cantonese restaurants with centuries-old history. It boasts the some high level chefs who often serve the visiting heads of stated at special banquets. For their expertise, you can enjoy delicate and a little insipidity cate. Perenial favorite include You Bao Xia (shrimp boiled in hot oil), Xia Jiao (shrimp dumpling), Suanni Bairou (garlic plain boiled pork) and so on. Meanwhile, the regular Koto play here also adds some feeling to the elegant atmosphere.

Cuisine: Cantonese, Dim Sum
Hours: 11:00-14:30; 18:00-22:30
Location: Hongqiao Development Zone
Address: 3/F, Renaissance Yangtze Shanghai Hotel, No. 2099, West Yan’an Rd., Changning District
Phone: 021-62750000 ext. 2230
Reservations: Required
Credit Cards: AMEX, Dinners Club, Master, Visa

2 Lao Tan


If you would like try some Guizhou cuisine at Shanghai, then Lao Tan is your best choice. Located at the Xingfu Road, Lao Tan has the barn-like dinning room where the modern are and broken pottery decorate the walls of eatery. Highly recommended are mouthwatering chicken and sour fish soup, especially their spicy and pepper even can rival the spiciest Sichuan cuisine.

Cuisine: Guizhou
Hours: 11:30-22:30
Location: Hongqiao Development Zone
Address: 2/F, (1 block east of Fanyu Rd.), No. 42, Xingfu Rd., Changning District
Phone: 021-62837843
Reservations: Highly Recommended
Credit Cards: Not Accepted

3 Da Jia Cun Restaurant


This elegant and award-winning restaurant in Shanghai, People on the Water, boasts of fresh seafood from Ningbo, possessing of has blue hues, flowing water, glass bridge and tanks of fresh fish. Here the menu favorite include deep fried crab with sinfully thick roe, steamed snow cabbage with yellow fish, clams on sizzling plate and shrimp with crispy seaweed. Table service is stylish and impeccable. And it is required to reserve ahead of time.

Cuisine: Ningbo, Seafood
Hours: 11:00-14:30;17:30-22:30
 Lower Lobby (basement of the Hilton Hotel), No.250, Huashan Rd.,Jing’an District
Phone: 021-62487777 ext. 1830
Transportation: Metro: Jing’an Temple
Credit Cards: AMEX, Dinners Club, Master, Visa


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