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Sichuan Citizen

No.30 Donghu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 5404 1235
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good50%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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No.30 Donghu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice and coosy. I would definitly come back some time. This restaurant is giving out very good food for very little amount of money. I would give this place 5/5 value for money.

Thank Oskar Arnesen D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was enjoyable and we loved the atmosphere. Great service, and very good value for money. It is also in walking distance from the metro which is convenient. We will come back!

Thank lousei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of the fine Sichuan restaurants in this area of Shanghai. You can find the crowd of people typical for the French Concession and its surrounding but you will not have those who are afraid of spicy food. Enjoy the many specialties...More

Thank Gisa J
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Lots of expats. Good food. My guests loved the place. I had the huge bowl of cocktail. It was basic. The food was not only from Sichuan, but other places too. I think that I've had better Sichuan food than this place.

Thank douglasq218
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed. We expected a very good traditional food but the food quality was below average. Some dishes were unedible. Like the chicken dish we had. Service was average. Our waitress didn't understand English. Unclear how this restaurant got such a high mark...More

Thank Doron R
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Great place in regards to food quality, and foreigner-friendliness (all food is with pictures). Reasonable prices. Great cocktails too - especially Basil Drop, being their signature.

Thank ADTraveller2015
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Basil drop is the signature cocktail to start off with Just go for it Tasty and reasonably safe ;) Great owners and staff Would return Fairly priced Wide choice to choose from Even if you are not so keen on very spicy Special kudos for...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Nice location nice food good service. I reccomend this restaurant in the french concession, cool area to hang out at night (and where restaurants do not close too early). Try the basil drop!

Thank Ciliegia87
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Sichuan Citizen is one of the most popular Chinese restaurants among foreigners in shanghai that I know, and with good reason. The food and drinks are reasonably priced and all delicious. It's famous for its yummy basil drop cocktails, but if you like ginger then...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I am a huge fan of spicy Chinese cuisine and I love Sichuan food, I visited this restaurant with my wife and the food and general hygiene standard especially what I saw in 2 floor of the restaurant is disappointment, and for the food the...More

Thank edwin s
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,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.30 Donghu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5404 1235
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