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1221 CanGuan

) #118 of 16,338 Restaurants in Shanghai $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
1221 West Yan'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China
+86 21 6213 2441
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“spicy beef” (6 reviews)
“string beans” (3 reviews)
“sticky rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1221 West Yan'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here for a lunchtime meal by a personal city guide who highly recommended it and we weren't disappointed. Staff are courteous, spoke English and assisted with our menu selections. All the food we tried was excellent, mix of Chinese and western eating...More

1  Thank DiMac18
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I've been to this restaurant 6 years ago and remembered it was really great. But this time I went back and it was a real disappointment. The food was very average, even the one the waitress recommend was not very good. I had three guest...More

Thank SudaVincent
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Both westerners and Chinese people come here for dinner. The food is excellent. I would especially recommend the Kung pao chicken and the aubergines. Make sure to ask that the (fried) rice is served WITH the other dishes. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff who speak English

Thank Mireille B
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We have lived 200 metres from this restaurant for almost 3 years and never noticed it. Not easy to find, but well worth the adventure! We ordered steamed fish with soy, ginger and garlic... it was not on the menu, I just felt like it....More

Thank Nicole W
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I went with two colleagues from our local office for dinner tonight. Our venue selection was primarily based on my reading of previous reviews on this site and my colleagues' search through the local foodie websites. The dishes were authentic and good but we were...More

Thank Aaron G
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

One of my favourites in Shanghai. Good service and great selection of typical Chinese food. Very recommendable

Thank helenevonhaniel
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a frequent visitor as one of the best in town for Shanghainese food. The place is a little hard to find, but once there you will be pleasantly surprised by the quality decor and hospitable staff. Most speak some english,...More

Thank worldtravlr c
Reviewed 13 October 2016

1221 is somewhat hard to find, but once there you'll be treated with very well prepared traditional Chinese food. The staff is very attentive and they also speak good English and they try to make sure that you get the best experience you can. If...More

Thank Hans O
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Noisy as allways, but I really love the chicken in lemon sauce and the very spicy beef sezuan style.

Thank Cordelia V
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Best Chinese Food for international Taste! Service excellent . Good Wine also available, the service very high quality Chinese food

Thank themarcel77
Zhongshan Park
The residential and commercial areas around the
beautiful grounds of Zhongshan Park have never been
considered particularly fashionable by a majority of
Shanghai’s foreign residents, but plenty of expats do
choose to live here. The park itself is a huge draw,
providing a pocket of serenity in the middle of the
metropolis. The area has its share of trendy shops
with wares that can’t be found elsewhere, delicious
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1221 West Yan'an Rd, Changning District, Shanghai 200050, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Zhongshan Park
  • Neighbourhood: Zhongshan Park
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6213 2441
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