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ShangHai DiShuiDong (MaoMing South Road)

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
2/F, No.56 Maoming South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6253 2689
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (112 reviews)
“spicy hunan” (10 reviews)
“fried banana” (9 reviews)
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2/F, No.56 Maoming South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

You need to like and be able to handle a bit of spice to enjoy this Yunan establishment. The food is really flavorful and hot, the Cumin Ribs are a must. We also ordered the vermicelli hotpot which was a standout as well. Incredibly affordable...More

Thank Vivian C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very good. Service is a bit slow, though not exceedingly so given the high volume of customers they serve. Did not require a reservation to get immediate seating at dinner time on a weeknight. Worth a go if you are in the area.

Thank RunAround8765
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the reviews were spot on. The Cumin Ribs are an absolute must!!! A truly unique and compelling blend of not only cumin but other haunting spices. The Mapo tofu (doufo) was outstanding as well. Nice a warm without being off-putting and over-hot. I was...More

Thank BTortella
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Having read about how popular this place could be, we made a reservation online a week earlier. The restaurant, on the 2nd floor, is easily accessible from Shaanxi South Station via Huaihai Zhong Lu. We ordered the famed cumin ribs, shredded beans with minced pork,...More

Thank Ale C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place was bustling with both locals and tourists, a good sign. Menu had plenty of pictures and English translation. Service was attentive (noticed I was sweating with one of the spicier dishes and asked if I wanted an order of rice). Tried the ribs,...More

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

DSD remains on the top spot of Shanghai Hunan restaurants. Food standards remain high, but prices sure did go up a lot. Common theme in Shanghai though. The main staff remain the same since decades which ensures the standard.

Thank hitman_1967
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I love this Place. You have to order the ribs and the shrimps in the stick, the mapo dofu, the shredded beans with the minced meat and.... Afterwards: the Fried banana.... The place is Always packed, so do not miss to make a reservation. Toilets...More

Thank Hannoveraner96
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We come to DiShuidong every visit to Shanghai. They cumin spicy spare ribs are heaven. All of the food is spicy and delicious. Service is very friendly. All in all, we really like to come here.. Order the jellyfish- super spicy and delicious!!

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I noticed that I am not good at to have spicy foods, when I came in China. Hahaha! There are all spicy food in this restaurant. However, it's very tasty and I could not stop to eat it! I recommend all that 酸豆炒肉末! Please show...More

Thank avocadjack
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Went here recently for a supper. Of note, this restaurant is up a narrow stairway on the 2nd floor on Maoming road, just north of Changle. Very casual environment greets the diner on arrival.kind of looks like a Baltimore Crab Shack restaurant. We had no...More

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Nearby
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
...More
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 25
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/F, No.56 Maoming South Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6253 2689
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