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Element Fresh Restaurant

JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China (Jing'an Temple)
021-62798682
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Ranked #117 of 12,559 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Asian, Healthy
Neighborhood: Jing'an Temple
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Element Fresh - enjoying fresh food! Most famous for great salads, sandwiches, juices and smoothies, Element Fresh also offers a variety of Asian dishes and a creative dinner menu. Every year since the first Element Fresh restaurant opened its doors in 2002, readers of popular magazines have awarded us top honors for our food and service.We are passionate about bringing you the fresh food in China to you.
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English first
Shanghai, China
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Refreshing and varied, this is a retreat for the local expat community who has had enough of Chinese cuisines. Always very happy with their service and food which is extremely fresh, great for health freaks. Love their selection of combo juices.

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Herenow
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9 reviews 9 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Directly across from the Renaissance Hotel ( a daring road cross-over at that!) is Element and after two meals of Lamb and Chicken (tender-juicy)) it was the western palate savior we needed. Eight of us dined the first night and all were happy with savory, hot, and graciously portioned and served meals in a crisply clean, modern, environ that felt... More 

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Forest Lake, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had a variety of Asian dishes and western dishes. Everyone enjoyed their meals and really liked the smoothies. Keep an eye out for stray cats, if you eat outside at the Super Brand Mall location.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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151 reviews 151 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This review is relative to the a.m. E.F. Restaurant. Could not find the a.m. one. Food is good but not more. The South African red wine was good and not overpriced. Service was friendly, but one of us got the wrong dish! However, they were willing to replace it, which I didn't want, otherwise I had to wait again while... More 

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Shanghai, China
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

was under the false impression that at least the bread would be fresh. Wrong even the french fries tasted dusty.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

i live in Shanghai, and I am usualy a big fan of Element fresh and their healthy meal options. I just had a very bad experience in their Anyi road branch, though. The blue cheese contained in their salad was not fresh. I mean REALLY not fresh: it must have been kept in the fridge for months. The waitress tried... More 

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Qingdao, China
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I like coming to element fresh for the salads. It's a great place for quick lunches, with easy service, and a varied menu. It is perhaps a little expensive compared to other lunch/brunch venues in Shanghai. You can get a membership card and collect points to redeem which is a nice touch.

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Shanghai, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a steady choice for our family on weekends because it seems everyone can choose something they really like. My son loves the fruit smoothies and the chicken BLT. I enjoy being able to choose a good salad with protein, which for some reason, is not so easy to find in Shanghai. Their serving of salmon on salad is... More 

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Shanghai, China
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place is a bit of a misnomer. Despite the fantastic interior and upmarket location the food left a bit to be desired. It certainly wasn't fresh. Remarkable really when you realize what you are paying. Won't be back.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Service is efficient. Always full on lunch hours during the weekends, expect a bit of waiting. Increased in price in the past year but nevertheless best cobb salad in town!

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Address: JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China
Phone Number: 021-62798682
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an Temple
Cuisine: American, Asian, Healthy

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