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“Smooth coffee and service”
Review of Citizen Cafe & Bar

Citizen Cafe & Bar
Ranked #11 of 432 Coffee & Tea in Shanghai
Price range: $25 - $69
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Former French Concession
Reviewed May 3, 2013

The coffee at Citizen is excellent and the service is flawless. The interior is plush and almost out of place in the very Chinese street it is located on; it reminded us of one of the cafes in Argentina or Italy. If anything, it is a little hard to relax as you feel it is too formal. Definitely worth visiting for the coffee.

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Thank tombillinge
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

While the food is ok, it is the atmosphere that draws people here. A mix of locals and foreigners in an inviting space. Good coffee.

Thank Milton781
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Reviewed January 17, 2013

I have been here at least a half a dozen times with different people and the food is always good. The set menu for lunch is a good value for the caliber of food and service. They only accept cash. The seating is comfortable and the coffees are nice.

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Thank Shanghaisus
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Reviewed December 2, 2012

Food is consistent,..same menu... never get tired of their chicken wings, thai salad and spicy nachos... they have martinis for 45rmb... try the basil martini or ginger martini.... just off changle and Shanxi rd...in a cute little one block street full of antiques and boutiques

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Reviewed October 17, 2012

This is a great atmospheric cafe...I can spend hours writing or reading here (until the three o'clock crowd comes in and makes it too noisy!) They have wonderful specials and the deals between 3-5pm are really great so the cafe gets especially crowded then. Also great shopping in the hole-in-the-wall stores surrounding this cafe :-)

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Thank HappyDesiNomad
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