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Element Fresh Restaurant

#28 of 15,910 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China
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+86 21 6279 8682
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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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121 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My date and I visited and truly enjoyed the experience. We had the Caribbean salad, a Salmon sandwich, seafood miso starter soup and fresh juices and smoothies! Every single item was delicious all the ingredients were fresh! The salad crunchy, the shrimp in the soup - yummmm - and the juices, clearly prepared following order! Would highly recommend. Prices are... More 

Thank Gwen23_12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Healthy is normally boring, however this place has a very creative menu. Good service with English speaking personnel. You want cleanse your body or just have a bite to eat, then chose from the food choices. YOLO so eat healthy this time.

Thank Marco C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy healthy western food in China- if you are vegan you can easily alter the dishes to be suitable and something for everyone. Makes a nice change to most of the restaurants you come across.

Thank holly176
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

A very nice quaint little vegetarian restaurant nestle in downtown Manette. Opened in Sept. It was raining and this was the perfect little cozy place to have a quiet meal and conversation. The service was excellent. Our server was very personable. Our food was delish! The wine that was recommended was very good as well. Everything was top notch. I... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Great healthy spot we stopped at for lunch. Loved the many choices of fresh juices and we all really enjoyed our lunches.

Thank LeezS2
Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Was not easy to find American style breakfast in Shanghai. This place actually had decent bacon and eggs, pancakes and coffee and fresh squeezed Orange juice. You Will pay for it though!

Thank Kevin H
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

We often go to Element Fresh, there are several and they all give a good meal. The sandwiches are great quality and the salads are so wonderful. There juices are fresh pressed, and their cheese cake is absolutely divine. For our family we recommend it over every single other restaurant in Shanghai, that is how much we like it. The... More 

Thank Droundy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a healthy evening meal at Element Fresh, and was presently surprised about menu choices, as it had the good selection of healthy salads, pressed juices as well as main meats / fish dishes. I had the warm tuna nicoise salad and you must try the mocha pagoda on the desert menu.

Thank Wey M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Good food with nice outdoor table seating. It's just next to Shanggrila hotel which makes it so convenient. Will definitely go back when I'm back in Shanghai.

Thank bbbt890
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

There are several of this chain in SH. They care clean and comfortable and the service is OK. What you get though is an easy menu to read with pictures and a multiple choice of both Asian and Western dishes. The prices are reasonable for SH. Element Safe is a Fresh bet.

Thank CS1Portland

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, American, Asian, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighborhood: Jing'an
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6279 8682
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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Staying in Jing'an

Neighborhood Profile
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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