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1221 Restaurant

1221 West Yan'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China (Zhongshan Park)
021-62132441
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Ranked #61 of 12,547 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $44
Cuisines: Shanghai
Neighborhood: Zhongshan Park
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Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Enjoyed local Shanghainese food at this restaurant tucked away down a laneway off the main YanAn Road West (Fan Yu Lu). We dined with a local and he ordered some of the signature dishes - crispy de-boned duck, sliced egg plant (the best eggplant I have ever eaten)., green beans, beef (tender) Even if you don't like egg plant, try... More

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Hong Kong
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76 reviews 76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Used to come when I was working for my ex-company that their Shanghai office was closed to this restaurant. This time, a reunion with the ex-colleague, I told him I want to come back here. The restaurant is still the same, with the waiter carrying a long-mouth teapot and poured tea from a distance as the "show". The food is... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Visited as part of Shanghai Shopping Tour. The food was delicious, excellent service - would definitely recommend Try the sweet and sour pork, chicken and peanuts, crispy duck, eggplant and the spicy beef.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

More like a tourist place but recommendable. Food and wine fulsome tasty and upmarket. Remarkable service!

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Denton, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Food is superb and the way they pour the tea water impressive. It is a version of local food that is somewhat modified to appeal to visitors but it does not mean any compromise to quality or taste. One of my favourites in Shanghai.

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Athens, Greece
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99 reviews 99 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I enjoyed this restaurant and it´s service, food was great and prices are somehow fair. I recommend late booking between 9 and 9:30 p.m as it gets very crowded at night especially between 6:00 and 8:30 I enjoyed the green tea with the red chili pepper and the way they serve it (photo attached) Make sure to try the spring... More

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Tallinn, Estonia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We had duck with plum sauce and sweet and sour pork. Both foods were very good, Excellent service, highly recommend!

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Melbourne, Australia
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169 reviews 169 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Its decor and menu are designed, and its waitresses/waiters hired/trained, specially for serving local and visiting westerners in Shanghai - at reasonable prices, and for very good value, too. My favourite (and recommended) dishes are: drunken chicken; deep-fired yellow crocker; tea smoked ducking, sweet and sour pork, crispy beef; dry stir-fired beans with minced pork; curry beef, xiao lon bao... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent (and plentiful) food, and excellent prices. A definite if you are ever in Shanghai, even just to experience the waiter pouring your tea from 6ft away.

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Vienna, Austria
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Perfect to foreigners in Shanghai because the cuisine is very local but 'westernized' meaning no bones or whatsoever in the meat. Perfect for large groups because of the round turn tables/ everything is shared. Favorite: sweet & sour pork, beef in oyster sauce and the string beans. Without consuming alcoholic beverages, about 100 yuan per person, very reasonable for what... More

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Additional Information about 1221 Restaurant

Address: 1221 West Yan'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China
Phone Number: 021-62132441
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Zhongshan Park
Average Prices: USD 15 - 44
Cuisine: Shanghai

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