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Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai provided by Shanghai Foodie

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Overview
Shanghai’s diverse food scene can be daunting for first-time visitors. Opt for an authentic taste of Shanghai on a food tour, a great cultural introduction to China’s second city. Sample a dozen traditional Shanghai dishes—noodles, buns, and soup dumplings—and receive restaurant recommendations to enjoy throughout your vacation. Morning, lunch, evening, and late-night tours allow you to fit this Chinese food experience into any travel itinerary.
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You'll start at
Huangpi South Road Subway Station
Huang Pi Nan Lu Di Tie Zhan, Huai Hai Lu Dong Duan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, ChinaPlease meet up at Exit 2, South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) Directions: Take Shanghai Metro Station Line 1, and get off at South Huangpi Road Station. Your guide will be waiting for you at Exit 2. 你好,请带我去上海地铁1号线黄陂南路站2号出口
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    Xintiandi
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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    Former French Concession
    Stop: 50 minutes -
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  • 3
    People's Square (Renmin Guang Chang)
    Stop: 50 minutes -
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You'll end at
Yunnan South Road
Yun Nan Nan Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
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Highlights
  • Guarantee a great Chinese culinary experience on a Shanghai food tour
  • Receive ample restaurant recommendations to ensure a trip full of great food
  • Sample Shanghai specialties and learn little-known facts about local culture
  • Choose from several departure times to suit every schedule
What to Expect
Greet your guide at the designated meeting point at the time you selected when you booked your tour. As you walk toward the recently restored Xintiandi food area, your guide provides an introduction to the culinary culture of Shanghai. Over the course of the tour, sample dishes like dumpling soup, spring rolls, candied lotus rice, roasted duck, and many more local specialties. See, too, the bustling Yunnan Road, and cleanse your palate with cups of green and black tea between each stop. This Shanghai food tour ends on Yunnan Road, where you can keep exploring the city on your own or call it a day. 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Huangpi South Road Subway Station, Huang Pi Nan Lu Di Tie Zhan, Huai Hai Lu Dong Duan, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Duration
3h
Return Details
Yunnan South Road, Yun Nan Nan Lu, Huangpu Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food and drink tastings (enough for breakfast, lunch or dinner)
  • Local beer or desert for late night session
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Children under 3 are free of charge
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Joseph wrote a review Apr 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We came for an evening tour and we had an amazing experience! Jim is passionate about Shanghai and local, he brought us to local little places we would have never tried while telling us a lot about Shanghai's culture and life. Food was delicious and in great quantity, a perfect
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Date of experience: April 2020
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EmHons wrote a review Jan 2020
14 contributions6 helpful votes
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We had an awesome tour with Jim during Chinese New Year. He was super friendly throughout the tour and very knowledgeable of Shanghai and China. He took us to some of the best local restaurants that we would never have found on our own. He spoke English very clearly and is a
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Victoria wrote a review Jan 2020
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I very much enjoyed this tour! Lu was a wonderful guide who spoke excellent English and patiently indulged me in answering all my questions about Shanghai. We visited so many delicious places I would never go to on my own, and I left with a full and happy stomach. I would
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Kristine wrote a review Jan 2020
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Our tour guide's name was Jim and we loved him! Very personable and gave us a lot of information about not only food but the people and neighborhoods also. Delicious food! We loved trying food in its natural state without preservatives! Our tour was so great I even managed to
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Robert N wrote a review Jan 2020
Kalmar, Sweden16 contributions2 helpful votes
Meet up with guide on time, local chinese guy, very friendly and spoke good english. Visited some 5-6 small restaurants in different styles and one bar, all in walking distance from meeting point. I was the only guest on this food tour, guide talked a lot about chineese food
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Esusannah
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Soup Dumplings and Tea!
What a wonderful way to spend the morning walking and eating our way through the french concession - our guides wer
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Mclaughlincm
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Must do!
Really enjoyed everything about this tour. Knowledgeable guides made all the difference. I suggest you start your
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jrt1027
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Looking for something unique? Look no further!
This was positively the most unique and interesting food tour I’ve taken. The guides were so welcoming, friendly an
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robintravelsforfun
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Fantastic Breakfast Walking Tour with Jim!
I cannot say enough positive comments about our walking tour with Jim. He is knowledgeable, fun and taught is a lot
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526hanschristians
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Great experience
Lu was an excellent guide! I highly recommend this trip for people interested in trying out a bunch of different lo
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MrandMrsOBrien
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Great tour, great food, great company
We did the evening tour with Jim - he arrived with some tasty crispy omelettes and it just got better from there. W
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ChrystenSM
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Great part of my trip to Shanghai
This was a wonderful experience! The food was fantastic and my guide was both knowledgeable and friendly. We even
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brettg471
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Fun and knowledgeable guide!
My partner and I had a fantastic night with Lu who introduced us to local dishes and eateries. He was very knowledg
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Min Li F
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Off the beaten path and full of experience
Lu did an excellent job curating the tour for us. We anticipated to be a part of a group but we got lucky and it be
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MattyB81
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A brilliant experience
This was a wonderful way to see the local area and try different foods that we never would of tried before, our gui
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Globaltravler2002
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2 Star Food Tour
I invited two business friends to the tour. We had beer from Xintiandi bar, sesame noodle, pomegranate juice, hotpo
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dina4
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Outstanding experience!
We had a great morning with Jim. The food was amazing and the historical and cultural aspects of the tour were wond
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EzelleNicole
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Amazing tour!!
This tour is amazing! We had so much great food! Our guide Lu was wonderful! His English was great and he was very
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pstangl
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Great Tour!
Jim, our guide, was really good. We had a great time and learned a lot about history too. I can absolutely recommen
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briancY3262IJ
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Great tour!
This was an excellent way to try different foods around Shanghai. Our group of 5 joined with 3 others and we all ha
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