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No.1039 Yu Yuan Lu, Shanghai, China (Zhongshan Park)
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Ranked #71 of 12,598 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Shanghai
Neighborhood: Zhongshan Park
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Fantastic old converted house comes with furniture adds a great historic setting to this place. Real, traditional Shanghainese food that you'll struggle to find elsewhere. Flourdough soup with yellow fish was excellent as was the jellyfish, and seaweed pastries.

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Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We were able to book a table with one day's notice. All the dishes turned out great - my favorite was youbaoxia (quick stirred fried shrimp). The sauce for this dish is quite unique. Every dish was perfectly executed and presented. My dear friend treated us so I have no idea how much this meal cost. But my understanding is... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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109 reviews 109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I enjoyed the food here but what I remember most was the environment - this is a grand old house and the restaurant area is full of Old Shanghai atmosphere and is very spacious. The building, with its garden could almost be an attraction in itself, albeit perhaps hard to find the first time. I was also most impressed with... More 

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111 reviews 111 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were taken to this restaurant by a local food writer and really enjoyed the food. The restaurant is in old villa, with an unmarked entry so you need clear directions on how to find it. We were served dish after dish delicately flavoured, interesting food including chicken in rice wine, honey red dates stuffed with glutinous rice flour, mandarin... More 

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Beijing, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The location in an old villa is great, and the private dining room at the very top one of the most romantic in all of Shanghai. The food here is more classical than at Fu1015, and things such as the 熏鱼 (smoked fish),红烧肉 (braised pork belly) are some of the best in town.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Shanghai has a growing list of popular (and celebrity) chefs. And near the top of both lists is Tony Yu, who recently created the menu for the Mandarin Oriental in Pudong. I had one of the most amazing fish dishes I’ve ever had at that restaurant and thought it would make sense to try one of chef Yu’s original restaurants.... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Located in one of the refurbished old villas in a discreet lane, it can be a little difficult to locate (not a big issue if one is equipped with Baidu Maps), food is of good portion, pricing and quality and ambience is good. It was a cool night but restaurant felt a little warm. Enjoyed the food, especially the smoked... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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181 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Fu 1039 is not easy to find, though its name helps. Located inside an alley at No.1039 on Yuyuan Road, there is no signboard or banner showing the name of the restaurant neither on Yuyuan Road or the alley. It reflects the confidence of its owner/operator to rely instead on words of mouth to promote its business. Customers would need... More 

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Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Housed in an old colonial bungalow, this wonderful restaurant is the perfect place to go for authentic shanghainese cuisine. Their specialty, smoked fish, stewed tender pork, drunken chicken is a must try. The old colonial ambience coupled with shanghainese food served in simple but elegant platings makes this outlet indeed a wonderful option. Be transported to the era of yesteryears.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This place will take you back to old Shanghai. The building itself is a genuine old house with much if the original walls, floors, and even it seems the fixtures. Food is the real deal - true Shanghainese. Wine list almost non existent so bring your own.

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Address: No.1039 Yu Yuan Lu, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-52371878
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Zhongshan Park
Cuisine: Shanghai

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