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Ippudo

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Lujiazui
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IFC building, 8 Century Ave., Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I have tried Ippudo everywhere I have travelled... and when your away from home, a hot bowl of noodle is a must, always check for Ippudo! And the 2x Spicy Ippudo Karaka, and a side kick of Squid Tentacles, perfection. Its in the IFC building so, so much to explore around the mall and area... the wait can be annoying,... More 

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Thank Arthur L
Binningen, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Enjoyed a nice dinner at Ippudo. The food is good, service was fast and friendly (helpful as I don't speak mandarin). Tasted a good udon spicy beef soup! Try it out.... it's really spicy but very tasty

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I came here for the ramen, hoping that it would taste good as Ippudo is from Japan. Turned out the ramen tasted like 3-min instant noodles you can get from the supermarket.

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Thank estherl405
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you are craving for good quality and inexpensive Ramen in a restaurant while in Shanghai, this franchise is the place to be. Its a simple restaurant specializing mainly Ramen and the thick pork stock makes it very flavorful. We tried the salmon sushi starter which was good and also the green tea ice-cream at the end was a great... More 

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Thank Gnnairda
Charlottenlund, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

Ippudo I know from Japan and despite the Chinese leg of the business is not matching the quality or menu of it's parent business I very much enjoy eating there. It's among the very best Japanese ramen in China and I highly recommend it t anybody hungry fr good ramen.

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Thank Ittaikan
Long Grove, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

I couldn't wait for the lines in New York so I had the opportunity to have it here. I was able to come during an off hour so I didn't have to wait for a table and it was made relatively quickly. I enjoyed the miso and garlic oil from the tonkatsu broth along with the classic noodles. It was... More 

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Thank cuyler3329
Wuhan, China
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

I have been to many Ippudo outlets in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore so I know what I'm comparing and talking about.a good ramen comes from a good soup base and for this case it's pork bone tonkatsu soup.this outlet in jing an Kerry Mall was close to disgusting and the broth was so diluted.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Ramen is simply a must. Excellent meat and soup. Other dishes are also fine but nothing comparable with the ramen offered.

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Thank EstebanPa
Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

I go here nearly every week for a ramen fix. The price is very reasonable and the food quality is good. The bang bang chicken salad is a good starter (not sure how japanese it is though!) The ramen is extremely tasty and well flavoured. I'm not sure of the dish I always choose but it's got a little spicy... More 

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Thank Beth M
Union City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Ippudo is a very Japanese Ramen chain. We went to there to have a lunch. We ordered the famous "white broth" ramen with some appetizers. The broth tastes good but it is a bit too greasy since it was made from pig bone and pork. Somehow, my friend thinks Taipei Ippudo's noodle tastes better. The fried octopus tentacle was juicy,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: IFC building, 8 Century Ave., Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Lujiazui
  • Neighbourhood: Lujiazui

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Lujiazui
When people speak of Shanghai’s futuristic skyline, it’s the financial district of Luiazui they are speaking of. Shanghai’s most iconic buildings are located in close proximity to Lujiazui’s elevated ring road and swanky eateries. Sky-high shopping and chic bars fill the highrises around the area. As is characteristic of a world-class financial business district, some of Shanghai’s best malls and hotels can be found in the neighborhood. While everyone on the famous Bund side of the river gazes in awe at these amazing structures, all the buildings here, as well as Lujiazui’s riverside promenade, offer great views of the historic buildings all along the Puxi side. The Lujiazui park often hosts music festivals throughout the year, and park goers can party and stroll in the shadow of some of the world’s tallest buildings.
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