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Meilongzhen Jiujia

No.22, Lane 1081 Nanjing West Raod, Shanghai, China (People's Square)
021-62535353
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Ranked #2,331 of 12,596 Restaurants in Shanghai
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Jiangsu
Neighborhood: People's Square
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: A classic Shanghainese restaurant in a lovely old house on Nanjing Road (formerly the 1930s headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party). Staff are rather brusque and the dining rooms lack natural light, but the decor is grand and the food excellent. All credit cards accepted.
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Hong Kong, China
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64 reviews 64 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

years of restaurant at the city centre, the restauant provides traditional Shanghai food. The little meat bun and the noodle is a must to try. If you go at autumn, lake crab should be the core of your order. Pls book before go, always busy and full. Services is average but this is what traditional food is!

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Shanghai, China
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The food on the picture resembles something I saw when a guy emptied his stomach on the Shanghai no 1 metro line

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Shanghai, China
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This place is very average. The food is nothing special and very generic Chinese. The prices though are fairly reasonable. The best thing about the place is the decor. There are plenty of much better Chinese choices.

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Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Very nice mandarin fish with noodles, very tasty (pork and crab) meatballs and terrific hot and sour soup. The green beans also were very nice.

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shanghai
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

good place for non-picky eaters. The one in Pudong Zhangyang Lu is good enough to take a try. Melongzheng is specialized in the local shanghaiese food

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Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Don't bother coming to this restaurant because it was mentioned in some travelers guide or what so ever, environment and ambience is bad, food is so so, perhaps their glorious days were long gone. Me n my husband went to this restaurant for dinner tonight because I was fancied by its fame, however I had the biggest disappointment, food we... More 

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New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

The first view across a courtyard of this restaurant is a comically grand floodlit façade built into the corner of the building. We opened the menu to find a set of house rules-- no outside alcohol, a list of nuisance charges for a small towel, a preprandial refreshment plate, and plain rice (2, 4, and 3 yuan respectively), and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012 via mobile

Well, shanghaiese cuisine is famous for it's strong flavors. This place just does not measure up. The braised fish was overly oily, The smoked duck was lackluster and dry, and the soup dumplings were flat and little soggy. The location and decor suggests traditional Chinese style, but the glaring lights and the gaudy bright color make its feel like a... More 

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Kawasaki, Japan
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110 reviews 110 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Famous sichuan restaurant near Nanjing west road subway station.Opposite of Isetan Department Store.Service was poor and food taste was not so good and price is high. Maybe only toursits would go. A waitress refused to take order of tea at 9 p.m. I gouss she wanted to go home early.I recommend that you go there and take picture of front... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

Biggest disappointment in Shanghai. Over priced and definitely not worth it. Waaaay past its prime. Spring rolls were the worst I've ever had, in or outside of China. Hairy crab was quite good. Staff was all about standing around, talking and staring at the diners. No one here cares about the customer. Though it was clear I spoke no Chinese,... More 

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Additional Information about Meilongzhen Jiujia

Address: No.22, Lane 1081 Nanjing West Raod, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-62535353
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People's Square
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Jiangsu

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