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US$15 - US$50
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Italian
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After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

Let's start from the most important thing, the food! I'm Italian and I have to say the taste is generally OK. Starting from appetizers, I never took any here, but I could notice from a neighbor that they are served a bit poorly... Also, I...love arancini and supplì but could not find them among the selection As to Pizza, they do the Napoli-style pizza (more thick) here, while I like the Roma's one (thinner and crispier) more. For this reason, in my opinion the pizza at Da Marco is better but this is really personal. Pasta is OK but unfortunately they don't have Cannelloni al tartufo anymore :( As to the second dishes (meat and so on), I just had the chicken and it was ok. Cocktail are also fine, just go for a Negroni with Aperol and u won't regret it... Finally, if you want a Gelato as well, the in-built "Il Buco" will be happy to serve you (but tastes are limited) ;) Location is super good, in Madang lu, which justifies the slightly high prices.... Toilet is clean and waiters are nice. What else to say: recommended, at any time of the day :)More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 29, 2019

(I am Italian) I personally believe this is the best Italian restaurant among the ones I have tried in Shanghai. Pizza is crispy and tasty, and pasta and all the other dishes are really good as well. Love the environment and atmosphere there.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

The pizza are very good although quite expensive priced considering the average price in that area of Shanghai. The drinks are fine and decently. The pasta are good and mostly handmade. The service on Sunday is not at the same level. Just as an example,...we ordered the coffee and the waiter did not remove the wooden plate of the pizza. On Sunday the manager is not there and the effect is unfortunately well visible.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

The food was good, but the 3 of us ordered 3 dishes, one of us has already finished her dish when the 2 other dishes came. And one of these 2 dishes was cold. It kind of destroyed the lunch.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Got a margarita pizza and a calzone, Calzone taste was not as expected, Dough crust was very dry,margarita pizza very simple nothing wow. They can get an italian chef maybe on the oven to make better pizzas.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Went with friends for a late night drink. The place was packed , sat at the bar , nice drinks, great anti pasti, pizza and tiramisu . Will be back soon Gemma .

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Walking by, we noticed what looked to be a nice modern Italian restaurant and bar. We decided to try and treated to a great evening of food, drink and service. A nice menu of pasta, entrees, pizza and appetizers. The pizza was outstanding with a...nice tasty crust and good quality toppings. Service was attentive and helpful sharing specials, while checking in on a timely basis.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Monday should be renamed Gemmaday!! Their deal is great, for the price you get good quality products with a comfortable portion. Plus is nice atmosphere and the girl manager is very friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Part of the Popolo Group of restaurants, this recently renovated Italian bistro on Dong Hu Rd. has arguably the best pizza in Shanghai. Their Monday RMB111 special (pizza, beer and a gelato) can NOT be beat.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Shanghai for over two years, we keep coming back to Gemma. Wonderful food in a beautiful casual environment. Recently the menu has become more diverse and interesting, so venture past the excellent pizza. Especially the salads are interesting and creative. The happy...hour wine, both red and white are very drinkable and a good deal in town. Some of the staff have been here a while and welcome us as neighbors. Nice touch. We keep coming back.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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