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ZaoZiShu (JiangNing)

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258 Fengxian Rd, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6215 7566
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

As title suggests, an pure vegetarian can without worrying can order anything from the menu. It was my first vegetarian restaurant visit during my earlier visit to Shanghai in 2013, and after trying variety dishes few times now recommend to vegetarian fellows to visit at least once while in Shanghai. All meat (look wise) stuffs are made up of tofu... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015

Neither eggs nor meat are used as ingredients on this green-friendly menu. Imitation meat products are made with vegan ingredients, including mushrooms and soy. Good service. Considered to be one of the vegetarian fine dining hotels and prices are high. Basic english speaking staff. English menu so easy to select.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2015 via mobile

We're both not vegetarian but have been here now three times. The food is excellent and we're every time again astonished at how good and meat- or fishlike the dishes taste without containing any meat or fish. The service was attentive and quick, too. Good alternative every once in a while or if you're actually vegetarian, I guess a really... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2015

It's a shame for bring oversea firends who was the first timer and would like to be impressed by Chinese food. Similar taste to the street food with up marked price, not hygienic and presentable plus my friend got sick the day after. The noodle is even tasteless than some shops selling at 10 rmb. Service too slow and no... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

we had been here many years ago when we just discovered vegetarian food, and it was great. however, returning was a disappointment. Great service, nice presentation but overpriced as spent about 320¥ for 2 pax with a pot of tea. more for those who like mock stuff as the flavour of the vegetables were masked rather than showcased.

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Woodmere, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014

Our tour guide took us here for lunch and what a great choice. The vegetarian dishes all were excellent tasting. They looked and tasted great. You know it had to be good as we waited about 15 minutes for a table.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

The menu had several interesting food with great combinations and excellent quality. Price is reasonable for Shanghai. I would definitely come back !

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2014

We are vegetarian Indians (no meat, no fish - ok with dairy) and I was looking for a different kind of vegetarian meal with different flavours when in Shanghai. I picked this off tripadvisor with a certificate of excellence! We went hungry with anticipation and were very disappointed with the flavours that came with the food. I would clarify that... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant (West Nanjing Road) for almost 4 years now - they kept the quality great, ambient cozy and kept changing items all the time. Highly recommended if you are vegetarian and like to try different style of cuisine

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2014

Wow. This restaurant could make me a vegetarian for life. Every dish was incredible. It's not a fancy restaurant, but there's a reason it's one of the highest rates in TripAdvisor of all restaurants, not just vegetarian. It was better than Wujie on the Bund -- which is much fancier. In retrospect, I wish we had just gone back to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 258 Fengxian Rd, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighbourhood: Jing'an
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6215 7566

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Jing'an

Neighbourhood Profile
Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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