Have you ever wondered where the locals go for dinner in Shanghai? Shanghai has a great variety of gourmet, and the locals know the best of them. Maria, one of our students, has been in Shanghai for quite a while. She can definitely call herself a “half-local” right now. As a gourmet, she eats around Shanghai and wants to share her stories with these restaurants and recommend some of her favorite dishes.
1 Mr and Mrs Bund
6/F, 18 Zhongshan Dong Yi Lu,
near Nanjing Dong Lu
View oft he Bund from Mr. And Mrs. Bund from you.ctrip.com
The view here is incredible. You get a privileged view from the Bund. Don't get me wrong, the food is also pretty amazing. I opted for the truffle and mushroom risotto and it was so rich and yummy. It is quite pricey but, worth every yuan. When you have something to celebrate, come here!
No. 2, 838 Hengshan Lu,
near Tianping Lu
This is a Mexican restaurant in the heart of Xujiahui, two metro stops from Mandarin Inn and a very good place for you to get some comfort food. I come here quite often and I am still to trying to find something I don't like on their menu. From their tacos to their ceviches and deserts. It's way more affordable place than Mr and Mrs Bund, as are the next few options!
3 Organic Kitchen
1/F, 57 Fuxing Lu,
near Yongfu Lu
Pic from organickitchenshanghai.cn
Awesome central location and close to the Mandarin INN as well, Organic Kitchen is a great healthy option. My personal favorite is their Falafel salad plate. You definitely will be s