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Grandmother restaurant

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People’s Square
As featured in 3 Days in Shanghai
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70 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China
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173 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hit it on way to Peace Hotel afternoon tour and found the prices right, especially in Bund area. Disappointed I could not find the Caramelized pork belly written up in trip advisor 3 days tour guide. Staff seemed clueless when I asked.

Thank OregonJerry
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got there 1/2 hour before closing. Not rushed. Ordered 2 entrees and had plenty of time to enjoy before closing. Thanks for a delicious meal.

Thank Robb S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, and there seemed to be lots of locals there; by some means a good measure of a quality establishment. Additionally, as a non-local and thus challenged in my abilities to speak mandarin, the pictures in the menu are greatly appreciated. No quite street meat prices, but certainly better quality. I went here on a layover in PVG, and... More 

Thank Jeremy H
East Sussex
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Grandmother restaurant, close to the Peace Hotel, is a great place to eat authentic and good Chinese food that is reasonably priced. The atmosphere is good and the food really is excellent. It is part of a chain of Grandmother restaurants and I would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank FrancescaWooldridge
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Stumbled upon the restaurant whilst trying to get some shelter from the rain, located at Fuzhou Road, nearby to The Bund, the restaurant has a variety of food from Shanghainese to delicacies from other parts of China. It seems to be a favourite haunt amongst tourists and the funny thing is the waiting staff don't speak English. Luckily menu is... More 

Thank phait_lee
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The braised pork and mapo tofu are terrific in flavor and execution. You'll notice that nearly every table has these two staples. Prices are fair and there's even a cctv feed of the kitchen prep room where you can watch the chefs grab the ingredients for each dish. Expansive menu, would likely go back for seconds.

Thank Phoenix_Machine
Denton, North Carolina
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52 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

They have so much food and its cheap and very good!! The menu has photos so you know what you are ordering and they have an english menu. We would go back here right now if we could! Very good!

Thank jamie b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Not spectacular but as advertised. Quick ,cheap enough and food is tasty. Went with family and played it safe and the kids were more than happy with what came out

Thank producebloke
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Was practical to head to this place from our hotel, just around the corner. The menu is pretty varied and extensive. But we stuck to mainstream offers. We had braised pork, braised chicken, garlic spinach and caramelized eggplant. It was very tasty. Table was slightly sticky though, not sure how clean the cloth used was. But the rest looked relatively... More 

Thank kizkouz
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53 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a simple good Chinese restaurant. Endless menu options. We ordered 4 plates including "3 Cup Chicken," tofu, asparagus, snow peas and Chicken & Egg soup. 2 large beers and 2 natural juices. Check was $41 USD. Very fair price in Shanghai and good quantity of food.

Thank Eric P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Fuzhou Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: 6321-6613

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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