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ShangHai Xin Ji Shi Restaurant (TaiCang Road)

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Building 9, Xintiandi beili, No.2, Alley 181 Taichang Road, Shanghai, China
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021-63364746
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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178 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A good restaurant for dining after few hours of hanging out in The Bund and Nanjing Road. The ambiance is good and service is nice. Me and two Chinese friends were there. The fried noodles with beef and pork was good. Outside you can see old Shanghai photos and and old carriage, which gives a nostalgic feel of old Shanghai..

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Hong Kong, China
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We are Hongkongers and we often have Shanghai cuisine in Hong Kong. We thought we could have "more genuine" Shanghai cuisine in Shanghai. We wrongly believed a well-known food critic, and we went to this restaurant. To be fair, there were two restaurants in Shanghai bearing the name Jishi (吉士), one is Xinjishi (新吉士) (meaning "New" Jishi) and the other... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Terrible food, terrible service & too expensive considering the poor quality. We ordered a few expensive dishes of beef fillet & seafood & they were a total let down. Shanghainese food I'm Melbourne costs half of this and 10 times better!! Please don't waste your holiday experience on this awful place

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I came at 16.30 and they not open yet they told me to wait outside at 3 degrees cold weather, and noone even bother to tell us when they're ready, then when I enter they said I only have 1hour to eat coz restaurant fully booked, I waited for long and have no choice, my 10yo kid starved, then theu... More 

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Singapore
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Husband and I came here for lunch during our Shanghai stay, location is very conveniently situated in the posh xintiandi area, decor is nostalgic old Shanghai feel, waiters mainly are young guys of average service, non-friendly and expressionless on their faces, food is good but far from excellent, we had some basic Shanghainese dishes, such as steam eggs with clams,... More 

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Annecy, France
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108 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This was the best Chinese food I had in Shanghai. The food is outstanding and serve efiiciently by young Shanghainese waiter. The service is efficient and serve family style.I would recomend the Grand mother pork, the fish head deep fried with green onion, the prawn and the chicken fried with red Chili, the red date filled with sticki rice. the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I have been invited to this place by some Client and I was hoping to enjoy another good meal. I was wrong. the place is located is a very posh area of the city yet it seems to be made to rob the customers. Service is really poor and the food is also among the worst I ever had in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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118 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Local Shanghainese friends brought us to this restaurant, which we enjoyed a great variety of dishes, starting with the cold appetizers, then hot appetizers then other main dishes. Even the roasted peanuts in seaweed dust was amazing. Love the beancurd in crabmeat sauce, the smoked fish (a specialty dish in Shanghai), abalone in soup, lotus root stuffed with sweet sticky... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Our hotel staff recommended this restaurant which we would never have found otherwise and we were lucky he got us a reservation. It is busy busy and loads of fun, authentic Shanghai food so be warned, lots of chilli (we had a cold chicken in chilli 'soup' dish which was too die for) and as it was crab season we... More 

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New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is for the Xuhui District branch (No.28 Taojiang Rd.) Located in a trendy section of the French Concession (near the American Embassy), this is more than just a pretty face. The food is exceptional. We loved the Scallion Pancakes, Crabmeat Dumplings, Grandma's Braised Pork in Brown Sauce, Shrimp & Crab entree, and Bok Choy with Mushrooms. The service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Building 9, Xintiandi beili, No.2, Alley 181 Taichang Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai
  • Phone Number: 021-63364746

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