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Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

  • 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
Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai
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Night tour - 6:30PMMost Popular
A 3-hour Shanghai foodie Tour. Please meet your tour guide at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) on time.
Afternoon Tour - 1PM
A 3-hour Shanghai foodie Tour. Please meet your tour guide at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) on time.
Late Night Special - 8:30PM
Meet up at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station.
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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.
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, you’ll sample 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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Reviewed 3 days ago
Fun Night

I had a great tour with Lu. The food was very good, and the company was great. I was surprised at how many different foods and drinks we sampled. I was stuffed. Do not eat before this tour.

1  Thank Bman_traveler
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
First night in Shanghai

We decided to start our China trip with a food tour in Shanghai. Our guide was young lady, she met us at the metro station entrance, it happened to be only us two, like a private tour. From the conversation we understood that she and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Delightful food tour with Jim

My husband and I did the Authentic Shanghai Food tour with Jim and what a delight it was!! Apart from the fact that he is great company and told us a lot about the Chinese way of life, we also had an excellent food experience....More

1  Thank onaviljoen
Reviewed 1 week ago
Impressive local food tour

I was born and raised in Shanghai but I moved to the United States ten years ago. Although I went back to Shanghai every two years, over the few years Shanghai has developed so fast and it’s really hard for me to find authentic and...More

1  Thank jieli54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Jim is the beat

I’m Chinese and have to say the dumpling is the best I have ever had. Also the noodle in the small shop that we never thought about trying. Thanks

1  Thank Road818636
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15 October 2018|
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Response from onaviljoen | Reviewed this property |
We did the lunch-time tour and started off by sampling some crafted beer at a restaurant in the former French concession.
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27 September 2018|
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Response from aztoma2009 | Reviewed this property |
The tour lasts about 4 hours but remember during that time you are sitting at restaurants and eating the local food. I didn't find the walk hard so you should be ok.