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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
From US$68.00
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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.
From US$78.00
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.
From US$75.00
Late Night Special - 8:30PM
A 3-hour Shanghai foodie Tour. Please meet your tour guide at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) on time.
From US$87.00
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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. 

Reviews (224)
1 - 5 of 131 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent experience

Jim was a great host taking us to delicious, authentic small locations for the best of Shanghai specialties. He is super knowledgeable and the food was excellent.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Top Experience in Shanghai

Jim is an outstanding tour guide and we really enjoyed our afternoon with him. We tasted foods and visited authentic venues that we would have never tried on our own. Amazing food and drink, culture and history lesson all rolled into one. You get to...More

1  Thank Jill N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Don’t miss out on this experience

Lu was a great guide the provided an amazing experience. The food was outstanding. I am certain I would not have been able to find or have been willing to venture in to try the food without my guide. I am so glad I choose...More

1  Thank AmbernHK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not experience proper Shanghai local cuisine unless you take this tour. Jim took us to places we would have not been otherwise. Delicious food, knowledgeable guide, helpful and passionate. Highly recommend!!

1  Thank Gallivanter-MC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wonderful introduction to Shanghai cuisine

Lu provided a fun and memorable experience. We wandered through charming, quiet streets of the old French Concession, stopped at a numerous small eateries to sample a variety of authentic and delicious food, and enjoyed a traditional tea ceremony. I am very happy that I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank amyjlilly
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Alex W
November 5, 2018|
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Response from Barbara R | Reviewed this property |
Yes all the food is included.
October 28, 2018|
Response from Vivian W | Reviewed this property |
No, they are different tour routes. Take this one and you won’t regret for sure~
October 27, 2018|
Response from MARIUS G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anita, Sorry I cannot address your question. I advise you reach out to the tour operator or the agency you bought the tour from and cancel or reschedule your tour. Good luck!