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BaoLuo Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Table Service

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

A group of us had a dinner there. We ordered a number of dishes - all were very good - decent Shanghai local food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank sun20
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Located in a beautiful old mansion in what was the French Concession in Shanghai, this 3-storey restaurant offers a terrific introduction to Shanghai cuisine. Lots of seafood. A great seafood platter with shrimp, scallops, clams and tons of garlic. Shanghainese food is not deep fried...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank I4574KZthomasg
Reviewed December 5, 2017

We came here recently, we ordered many dishes including prawns, pork, chicken and eggplant dishes. We found all of them were saturated in thick sweet sauce. Can't taste the actual meats or vegetables flavours. Even the prawns were tasting like honey, too sweet. The Eggplant...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank ambamb90
Reviewed April 20, 2017

One of the best Chinese restaurants in Shanghai. For European standard it is very big and noisy like all good Chinese restaurants. I visit with local friends and we had one of the best meals in Shanghai. The food is great and served with professionalism...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank JoseSM
Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

The bios is a native Shanghai ESR, and she rates it. What more do you need to know? I thoroughly enjoyed the food. Good quality, reasonably priced and delicious. The portions are huge by western standards, so beware when ordering. Not a problem if you...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank LondonR10
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Shanghainese food with very reasonable price! The restaurant is not very close to the train station though, but the value of the food totally worth the effort.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Monkey_H_BUNNY
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Actually it was my driver who was a Shanghai native who recommended this restaurant since few years ago. Ever since then, whenever I came here, I always visited this restaurant first. I recommend Shengjianbao and shanghai vegetables as one of my top list. For tea,...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Saputrav
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Nice interior, the service was great and caring. The food was delicious shanghainese food. I would definitly recommend it.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

I visited this restaurant many times years ago. But even until now, if I were to recommend any restaurant in Shanghai, this will definitely be in the list! The food is actually relatively cheap, considering that it is by now a well known restaurant in...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank oyj79
Reviewed December 4, 2015

Big, bright (maybe over-bright, if you're looking for 'romantic') proper Restaurant. Amazing array of live fish & seafood in tanks for the chef to select from. plent of 'wierd & wonderful' if that's your thing - I ventured no further than Eel & River Prawns....More

Date of visit: November 2015
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Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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