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Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour provided by UnTour Shanghai Food Tours

Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour

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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Go off the beaten path in Shanghai for an authentic culinary experience during this Shanghai night food tour—perfect for first-time visitors. A guide helps you avoid tourist traps and takes you to local-favorite eateries that have been thriving for years. Sample a variety of Chinese dishes—some of the very best food the area has to offer.
You'll start at
Jiangsu Road station
Jiangsu Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, ChinaMeeting Point: Exit 6 (street level), Jiangsu Rd Metro Station (Line 2/11). Note: Jiangsu Rd Metro Exit 6 is located on the northwest corner of Yuyuan Rd near Jiangsu Rd. 江苏路地铁站6号出口,江苏路和愚园路路口西北角. Please send
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    Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road)
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll end at
Fuchun Xiaolong
650 Yuyuan Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, ChinaThe tour ends a 5-minute walk from the Jiangsu Rd. subway stop at Fu Chun restaurant, 650 Yuyuan Rd.
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  • Shanghai food tour at night featuring regional Chinese cuisines
  • Stroll around Changning & Jing’An districts while sampling local food and spirits
  • Taste local dishes, including rice and wheat-based noodles, twice-fried bamboo, Shanghai’s famous soup dumplings, classic Sichuanese dishes, and a Cantonese fruit dessert
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight guests per guide ensures a personalized experience
What to Expect
Greet your guide at a central, pre-arranged location and embark upon your exploration of Shanghai’s diverse food scene. Stroll through a residential area brimming with restaurants that are popular with locals, but hard to find on your own, including a family-run restaurant that has been in business for decades.  At each stop, sample several dishes that highlight the best of the region’s flavors, while sipping on amazing local beers, yellow wine, and spirits. As you walk, chat with new foodie friends, sip drinks, digest and learn about the area’s history and architecture.  Taste Shanghai's most famous dish, xiaolongbao (soup dumplings), at a local snack shop that has been serving up classics for decades at the evening’s culinary conclusion. Bid your guide and group farewell at a convenient location near the Jiangsu Rd metro stop.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Jiangsu Road station, Jiangsu Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
Return Details
Fuchun Xiaolong, 650 Yuyuan Rd, Jingan Qu, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Professional guide
  • Samplings of food and drink during tour
  • Post-tour welcome packet with helpful restaurant recommendations, local travel tips & so much more to help make your stay in Shanghai easy & fun
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink that is not included in tour itinerary
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking - advanced notice is required to be able to cater to any dietary restrictions
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Standard group size is 8, but in some cases groups can be up to 12 people with a second guide
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Ilaria C wrote a review Jun 2020
1 contribution
this tour was very informative and a lot of fun. i've lived in Shanghai many years but i learnt more about local food in 3 hours than in the past 6 years. it's a great way to experience different cuisines and stuff your face with delicious food without worrying about food
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Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Operations M, Guest Relations Manager at Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour
Responded 29 Jun 2020
Yay! We strive to present something new & interesting about the local food scene to ALL of our guests, where it is their first day in SH or they've lived here for years, so we're always happy to hear when a local expat discovers new dishes on our tour. We look forward to eating with you again!
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Kiashen M wrote a review May 2020
Johannesburg, South Africa3 contributions14 helpful votes
What an incredible night it was. From a welcome drink at the pick up to an absolutely stunning lamb encore!! Don't even think about other option... Book with Untours, sit back and enjoy the evening. And as Kelvin says... "pace yourself"! Delicious!
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Date of experience: April 2020
Response from Operations M, Manager at Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour
Responded 3 May 2020
Hi Kiashen - thanks so much for taking the time to review! We're so glad you enjoyed your tour with Kelvin - and took his advice to pace yourself. It is a LOT of food! We hope you'll come eat with us again soon :)
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Kristina wrote a review Apr 2020
Shanghai, China11 contributions
As an expat who lived in Shanghai for many years, I was pleasantly surprised and impressed with the food. Moreover, if you are new in China, I would still recommend this attraction as a way to try and learn the basics of various Chinese cuisines. We were a group of friends and
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Date of experience: April 2020
Response from Operations M, Manager at Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour
Responded 15 Apr 2020
Hi Kristina - many thanks for taking the time to review. We're so glad to hear you were impressed with the food (and even surprised!) since you've lived in China for so long. We work hard to create experiences that will wow visitors and long-term expats alike!
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Lisa M wrote a review Apr 2020
5 contributions
Signed up as a fun activity with friends but was pleasantly surprised at how much I learned about the local cuisine as I’ve lived in Shanghai for over 6 years. Our guide Kelvin was not only professional and helpful but also super fun and showed us a great time around a bunch of
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Date of experience: April 2020
Response from Operations M, Manager at Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour
Responded 8 Apr 2020
Thanks so much for taking the time to review! We love when local expats join us and learn about a whole new side of Shanghai they've never eaten their way through before. Hope you'll come back and eat with us again soon in SH or Beijing!
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Sohail K wrote a review Apr 2020
3 contributions
Great tour with very delicious regional Chinese food. Our guide Kelvin was very friendly and knowledgable. My favorite part of the tour was the Sichuan restaurant (Chili chill) as I love spicy food and all the dishes there were not only spicy but very flavorful. I would 100%
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Date of experience: April 2020
Response from Operations M, Manager at Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour
Responded 8 Apr 2020
Loooove Chili Chill! So glad you did too. Those wontons are ADDICTIVE! Thanks for eating with us - we hope you'll come back soon.
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