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ShangHai Da Marco Italian Restaurant

#52 of 15,878 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Zhongshan Park
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103 east zhu an bang road, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6210 4495
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Italian restaurant in Shangai. Really. And I'm Italian, I know what I'm talking about. It's not cheap, but you can pay more for worse places.

Thank Alessandro M
Witham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

I happened upon Da Marco while searching for an Italian restaurant in Shanghai and thought I would take a chance. It was a hunch that paid off. The whole experience was incredible from start to finish. The food was so fresh and prepared to perfection. Our waiter was such a good laugh and he made the evening even better. Will... More 

Thank wishbonegaz
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

The chef walked in and introduced himself.. Offered to cook off the menu.. Nice atmosphere.. 10 of us .. Enjoyed!!

Thank kurula
Bordeaux, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

For living in town for years, this restaurant is a sure value. Simple and classical Italian food but really worth it for the price. The welcoming of the guest with free slice of pizza + glass of proseco is really kind&professional

Thank bendosh
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

We always come to Da Marco if we look for a nice Italian food for reasonable prices. Pizza and Pasta are very good and authentic. Location is not fancy, but no issue if you are inside the restaurant. I can fully recommend Da Marco for a casual family lunch or dinner.

Thank andreas100088
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I have been a couple of times to this place and I have always been disappointed. The place is old, the menu hasn't changed for a years. The food is always soggy and doesn't feel fresh. I think with all the new italian places in town, there is no reason to go Da Marco anymore.

Thank Tapasetcomfiture
De Meern, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Great foot and ambience😃 excellent pizzas😀 perfect quality for your money!!! The best in Shanghai so far😀!!!!!!!!

Thank interjala
Berkeley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Friends who lived in Shanghai raved about this place. Da Marco's has an extensive menu of traditional Italian dishes. The pizza and pastas were very popular with other diners, but because my husband and I are gluten free, we selected two wonderful risottos. My mushroom risotto was huge and brimming with many types of delicious mushrooms. His seafood risotto was... More 

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Clemson, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and highly recommended from a associate! Food was great and service too. Surprised at the variety of pasta, pizza, chicken, and veal dishes to choose from. Great atmosphere for western customer entertainment.

Thank ron n
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The place is hidden inside a building in a quite weird surrounding. Besides that, the ambiance is comfortable and the upside is the Italian authentic cuisine. Large portions of delicious pasta. My favorites are the 4 cheese fettuccini, carbonara or seafood tomato. Price is very cheap for Xangai standards. It is a must for foodies!!

Thank Caio Mello M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 east zhu an bang road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Zhongshan Park
  • Neighborhood: Zhongshan Park
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6210 4495

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Staying in Zhongshan Park

Neighborhood Profile
Zhongshan Park
The residential and commercial areas around the beautiful grounds of Zhongshan Park have never been considered particularly fashionable by a majority of Shanghai’s foreign residents, but plenty of expats do choose to live here. The park itself is a huge draw, providing a pocket of serenity in the middle of the metropolis. The area has its share of trendy shops with wares that can’t be found elsewhere, delicious restaurants with food ranging from fancy to affordable, and great hidden bars. Rents are also cheaper here than in other neighborhoods with the same conveniences. Aside from the obvious attractions, with its neighborhood fix-anything shops and pop-up street stalls that sell anything you need, you’ll never sacrifice Western comforts.
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