Shànghǎi Uncle

restaurants / Chinese

Shànghǎi Uncle information

Shànghǎi , China
Basement, 222 East Yan’an Rd, 延安东路222号
+86 6339 1977
Getting there
Metro: East Nanjing Rd
dishes ¥48-168
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This restaurant is what Shànghǎi is all about: brash, bustling and just a little tacky. The owner is the son of a New York Times food critic and the dishes mix Western and Asian influences with Shanghainese cooking to surprising and succulent effect. The seafood dishes are particularly good – a steamed Yangzi sole, gingery-sweet smoked fish – but the pine-seed pork ribs in a soy, Worcester and red wine sauce is excellent too.