Though the xiolongbao are no match for the famous DinTaiFung (in the same complex) Crystal Jade has a much more extensive menu and provides a very good "cheap-eats" experience in a family-friendly, clean (if a bit corporate) atmosphere. You can swing a dead cat and find great Chinese food in Shanghai, but Crystal Jade is one of few mid-market outlets ...Popular withFoodiesFamilies
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Shanghai has basically all kinds of food from all over China, even all over the world. I really don't like this one. Foods doesn't look very fresh and doesn't even taste very well. The only reason i gave 2 stars instead of 1 star is it's not very expensive... You probably can skip this restaurant.
Our Lonely Planet guide book had this place listed under "best bars with a view" and I happened to read that part while taking a break at the Bund, so off we went! They were not kidding about that view! There is an outdoor patio with a great view of Shanghai's magnificent and flashy skyline. On a Tuesday night, there ...
One of the more "popular" spots amongst locals. It's comparable to an upper end dim sum restaurant, and wait times can range anywhere from 30 minutes to over an hour, depending the time and when you go during the week. Instead of your typical dim sum style where servers stroll out carts and you pick which dishes you want, you ...Popular withLocalFoodies
Perennial expat favorite, 1221 may be a little hard to find (I wandered around in the area for 15 minutes the first time I went), but the Shanghaiese food is consistently very good across the menu, and quite affordable. There's an English menu, and the duck entrees in particular are fantastic. Current reports state that it's getting fairly tourist-saturated.Popular withFoodies