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Ji Xiang Cao (Lucky Zen)

2F, 428 Madang Road, Luwan, Shanghai, China
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good11%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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10 Jul 2017
“Fantastic and delicious vegetarian Chinese cuisine”
30 Apr 2017
“Good food and lovely staff!”
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Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2F, 428 Madang Road, Luwan, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

We love this place. It's a destination for us every time we visit Shanghai. The dishes are lovingly prepared and plated. Each dish is tastier than the next. They give you an ipad/menu, which is a cool way to order. You flip through good pictures...More

Thank Jake2222
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I visited this restaurant after walking a good few miles and I walked out feeling satisfied. The food menu is all digital and you chose the dish on a tablet which has descriptive pictures of every dish. The chrysanthemum tea was soothing, the tempura was...More

Thank TheUniversalist
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This Buddhist-style vegetarian restaurant belongs to a new crop of trendy and small and excellent places to eat in Shanghai. The food were excellent for my two visits. The menu is on iPad but all in Chinese (with both picture and description). The best aspect...More

Thank sun20
Reviewed 1 August 2016

At first we were very impressed with this vegetarian restaurant. The menu all with pictures on an iPad but there is very limited English explanation and the staff has very limited English as well. The food is presented very well and tastes good. The food...More

Thank soffis
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Not one of the usual fake-meat type Buddhist vegetarian places in Shanghai (though those are good too). Lucky Zen has a variety of unique and interesting dishes that never disappoint. It was our favorite when we lived in Shanghai in 2010-11, and we were very...More

Thank internationaltaxguy
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

One of my all time favourites in Shanghai. Awesome vegetarian food in the most zen like environment. Bring your own personal Buddha.

Thank F C
Reviewed 8 July 2015

On a recent trip to Shanghai, I wanted to meet with a colleague for dinner. I only eat at vegetarian restaurants when in China, and am always on the lookout for good ones. My colleague suggested Ji Xiang Cao, and I was happy that he...More

1  Thank ReuvenLerner
Reviewed 18 September 2014

This venue is hidden away on the second floor but once you get upstairs the furniture is nice and the staff welcoming. There are no recreated meat style dishes just interesting and creative dishes. Lots of different mushroom plates as well as soya, potato and...More

1  Thank Caroline P
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a
carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled
with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area
below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most
fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can
afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and
shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park
provides the area with green space and is also home to
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  • Address: 2F, 428 Madang Road, Luwan, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
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