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Authentic Local Food Tour in Central Shanghai

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From US$67.00
Receive a complimentary ice cream treats when you book from now to August 31, 2018
  • 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
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Morning Tour - 9AM
A 3-hour Shanghai foodie Tour. Please meet your tour guide at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) on time.
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.
Night tour - 6:30PM
A 3-hour Shanghai foodie Tour. Please meet your tour guide at Exit 2 of South Huangpi Road Metro Station (Line 1) on time.
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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. 

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Reviewed yesterday
A Must Do!

I was born in Shanghai but sadly have missed the food there since leaving the country at 8 years old. Jim's tour really brought back all my favourite childhood food memories and my mouth still waters to this day thinking back to all that we...More

Thank Ting Z
Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Phenomenal Tour!

What an extraordinary experience it was to tour Shanghai with such a skilled and knowledgeable tour guide. Jim, you’re amazing!!! All of the food we sampled was exquisite only made better by the fact that we were supporting local small businesses. Jim is a Shanghai...More

Thank laylavision
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Really awesome tour and guide

Had 8 hours in Shanghai, so I booked this tour. Can’t speak highly enough — Stephanie was an awesome guide, super friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this tour as essential for anyone spending any time in Shanghai, really can’t be beaten for a real...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Authentic Shanghai

Jim was congenial, welcoming, and passionate about sharing his city. We ate at places we would have never visited otherwise and felt like we lived as locals for an afternoon. Without reserve or pretense, Jim acquainted us with his neighborhood and daily life for the...More

1  Thank marfMilwaukee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jian(Jim) was an excellent host for this tour, his passion for Shanghai and for food is as infectious as it was welcoming! He has an engaging manner and excellent communication skills (in English and Chinese). We are very happy we got him as our guide,...More

1  Thank Jake T
Jim W, Owner at Shanghai Foodie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You're welcome, Jake. Fantastic description and very accurate details! Your motivation is the reason we'll keep discovering best local joints. Hope to see you in the future. We'd like to impress you again:)

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Bret R
24 June 2018|
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Response from aztoma2009 | Reviewed this property |
I agree. E-mail Jim directly through their website.
Alexandra C
5 June 2018|
Response from Jennifer G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think Jim (the owner/operator) speaks Russian.