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Eating Adventures Shanghai Food Tours

Shanghai, China
About Eating Adventures Shanghai Food Tours
Eating Adventures offers foodie tours of Old Shanghai. Immerse yourself in local neighbourhoods whilst tasting authentic and traditional Shanghainese cuisine. The tour includes 6 - 8 tastings including popular shanghai favourites Xiao Long Bao and Sheng Jian Bao. All guides are fully licensed local Chinese guides - no expat guides! Tours can be conducted in English or Mandarin.
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Dive deep into Shanghai's culture during this 3-hour food tour. Stroll through the off-the-beaten-path areas of the city to taste local favorite dishes during eight tastings. Visit street vendors and traditional restaurants to taste dishes such as frog stir-fry, crab shell pastry and 'sheng jian bao' (pan-fried dumplings). Learn about the fast-paced Chinese city's culinary history and culture through your guide's informative commentary. All tastings included.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just back from a wonderful 3 hour tour and feeling pretty full! Our guide was Ting and she was the most pleasant and nice guide I have met in 6 years in China. I took some clients on the tour who thoroughly enjoyed. Dumplings, pancakes,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank expatdub
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Our 6.5 year rated this tour second on her list after Disneyland, It was a blast. Our host was informative , engaged and gave us an indepth background around the dishes and the "real" Shanghai. We cannot recommend enough.

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EatingAdventures88, Manager at Eating Adventures Shanghai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 16, 2019

Thanks for the great review. What can we say, we will take second place to Disneyland any day! Ting is a great guide, and a true Shanghai local. Thanks for your recommendation. regards Wai

Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic 3 hour private (there were only 2 of us) walk around the old town with Ting. She was extremely friendly and knowledgable about the local food and Shanghai life. We got to try the famous steamed/fried dumplings, frog based rice, Muslim lamb kebabs, local...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ArunN6
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

I have been on many food tours in different countries and this was my favorite so far. Our guide, Scarlett, was so friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the delicious food, it was infectious. My girls and I sampled several kinds of dumplings and noodles along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roving37021
Reviewed April 21, 2018

We had a really nice evening on our Eating Adventures food tour of Shanghai, trying everything from bullfrog to rice wine to dumplings to scallion pancakes. I'm still stuffed the next morning! Scarlett was a terrific tour-guide… she explained all kinds of things about the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank greenbutton86
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were just in Shanghai for a couple days and we were very underwhelmed with the food we were able to find on our own. We booked the food tour late, the morning of the day we took it. They were very...More

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

Scarlet was our Tour Guide and she was fabulous! The food was interesting and very tasty. I've been in shanghai for 4 months & I haven't been able to go and try really authentic chinese cuisines. A friend cam to visit in November and we...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Great few hours wondering around the back streets in Shanghai, tasting and finding out more about street eats from all over China. Our guide Scarlet was a lot of fun! Good food Good company!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank AnnMacChina
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Our guide Abby took us to the designated places and provided the food. BUT it could have been so much better. Beyond informing us of what we were eating there was not much else. She answered our questions about the dishes, but why not give...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NZNance
EatingAdventures88, Manager at Eating Adventures Shanghai Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Hi Nancy, We are sorry to hear that Abby did not provide you with supporting commentary during the tour, as you quite rightly expect. A great food tour needs to be more than just good food, you need to hear the stories behind the dishes...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

Lily was our food tour guide, and she was lovely! Great English, great personality, and a great knowledge about the differences in our cultures. It was easy to talk with her and the actual food tour was so interesting! We both really enjoyed the different...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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