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Changning District

1. Yershari

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To some extent, the success of a restaurant can be proven by the number of its branches. Yershari, established in 2001, can be found in almost all districts of Shanghai.

The authentic Muslim style taste of its dishes contributes greatly to its runaway success, as well as serving various seasonal fresh fruits from Xinjiang for free.

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
  • Recommended dishes: Lamb shashlik (羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), milk tea (奶茶), and roasted lamb chops (烤羊排).
  • Average price per person: 70 yuan
  • Address: Floor 2, West Hongxin Fashion Square, 762 Tianshan Road, Changning District (长宁区天山路762号泓鑫时尚广场西区2楼)
  • Tel: 021-6274 8367
  • Transportation: Take subway line 2, and get off at Loushanguan Road (娄山关路), or take bus 54, 71, 72, 74, 88, 141, 737, 808, 825 or 941.

2. Tahaer Xinjiang Restaurant, Jianhe Road Branch (塔哈尔-新疆盛宴剑河路店)

  • Chinese Name: 塔哈尔-新疆盛宴 Taha’er Xinjiang Xingyan
  • Average price per person: 63 yuan
  • Address: 520 Jianhe Road, Changning District (长宁区剑河路520号)
  • Tel: 021-5219 9997
  • Transportation: Take subway line 2, or bus 91, 54, 855, 88, or 836.

Hongkou District

1. Yini Xinjiang Flavor

This long-standing restaurant has high quality food; a large bowl of braised chicken and tender lamb shashlik is enough attraction for customers.

The TV outside the restaurant displays typical dishes, which inevitably catches the attention of people passing by.

  • Chinese name: 怡妮新疆风味 Yini Xinjiang Fengwei
  • Recommended dishes: Barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), and toasted buns (烤包子).
  • Average price per person: 43 yuan
  • Address: 98 Dongjiangwan Road, Hongkou District (虹口区东江湾路98号)
  • Tel: 021-5666 6057
  • Transportation: Take bus 18, and get off at Hongxing Road (鸿兴路).

2. A Fan Ti Restaurant

As it is next to the Xinjiang Office in Shanghai, food of A Fan Ti Restaurant has been tested by many people from Xinjiang, so undoubtedly the taste is authentic.

Although the space is not very large, most kinds of halal food are served here.

  • Chinese name: 阿凡提美食娱乐城 Afanti Meishi Yulecheng
  • Recommended dishes: Barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), yoghurt (酸奶), and toasted buns (烤包子).
  • Average price per person: 72 yuan
  • Address: Floor 1, Tianshan Hotel, 775 Quyang Road, Hongkou District (虹口区曲阳路755号天山宾馆B1楼)
  • Tel: 021- 6555 9604, 6553 2387-4504
  • Transportation: Take bus 829.

Huangpu District

1. GGJ

With egusi as a starter, ramen with beef (牛肉拉面) in the GGJ restaurant makes your mouth water. The noodles are authentically chewy, and the beef and the soup are tasty and hot. After ramen noodles you’ll be served a free cup of red date tea (红枣茶), to ease the feel of greasiness.

The lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), barbecued in front of the restaurant, is also worthy of a taste.

  • Chinese name: 贯贯吉拉面 Guanguanji Lamian
  • Average price per person: 24 yuan
  • Address: Building A, 70 Zhenjiang Middle Road, Huangpu District (黄浦区浙江中路70号A座)
  • Tel: 021-6322 0039
  • Transportation: Take bus 49, 71, or 127.

2. Xinjiang Pamir Restaurant

Located in a bustling street, both the position and the tasty food, especially barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), attracts many Xinjiang people every day.

  • Chinese name: 帕米尔餐厅 Pami’er Canting
  • Recommended dishes: Barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), stewed mutton with naan(馕包肉), and Xinjiang rice (手抓饭).
  • Average price per person: 50 yuan
  • Address: 205 Zhejiang Middle Road, Huangpu District (黄浦区浙江中路205号)
  • Tel: 021-6322 5664
  • Transportation: Take bus 980.

Jing’an District

1. Xibo Restaurant

Xibo Restaurant’s specialty is food made with badam, a unique sweet, nutritious dried fruit; for example parfait with badam (巴达木冻糕) and spinach with badam (巴达木菠菜).

It also has traditional Muslim food, like barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串) and braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡).

Moreover, the other feature of the restaurant is its environment. The surrounding bamboos together with the wooden tables and chairs form an elegant atmosphere.

  • Chinese name: 锡伯新疆餐厅 Xibo Xinjiang Canting
  • Average price per person: 97 yuan
  • Address: Floor 3, 83 Changshu Road, Jing’an District (静安区常熟路83号3楼)
  • Tel: 021-5403 8330
  • Transportation: Take subway line 1 or 7, and get off at Changshu Road (常熟路站), or take bus 15, 45, 49, 93, or 824.

2. Tahar Xinjiang Restaurant Caojiaodu Branch (塔哈尔-新疆盛宴曹家渡店)

  • Chinese Name: .塔哈尔-新疆盛宴 Taha’er Xinjiang Xingyan
  • Average price per person: 56 yuan
  • Address: 61 to 63 Changning Road, Jing’an District (静安区长宁路61-63号)
  • Tel: 021-5239 1779
  • Transportation: Take subway line 2, and get off at Jiangsu Road (江苏路), or take bus 13, 54, 765, 922, or 941.

Luwan District

1. LeLe Xinjiang Restaurant

The restaurant serves almost all halal specialties in spite of its comparatively small size. It also does takeaway food.

Besides the authentic food, the decoration in Xinjiang style and the considerate service and friendly attitude of waiters also characterize the restaurant.

  • Chinese name: 乐乐新疆风味餐厅 Lele Xinjiang Fengwei Canting
  • Recommended dishes: Lamb shashlik (羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), and Xinjiang rice (手抓饭).
  • Average price per person: 37 yuan
  • Address: 272 Dongtai Road, Luwan District (卢湾区东台路272号)
  • Tel: 021-6384 9071
  • Transportation: Take subway line 10, and get off at Old West Gate (老西门站), or take bus 17 or 864, and get off at Dongtai Road (东台路).

2. Full Hat

The name refers to a kind of a hat in black and white, giving the color scheme for the restaurant’s decoration, simple but elegant. The food on the white plates looks tasty and exquisite.

  • Chinese name: 朵巴创意西域料理 Duoba Chuangyi Xiyu Liaoli
  • Recommended dishes: Braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), lamb shashlik (羊肉串), and beef rolls (牛肉卷).
  • Average price per person: 65 yuan
  • Address: Room 104, Huaihai National Mansion, 49 East Huaihai Road, Luwan District (卢湾区淮海东路49号东淮海国际大厦104室)
  • Tel: 021- 6155 7424
  • Transportation: Take subway line 8, and get off at Big World (大世界站), or take bus 451, 581, 911, 920, 926, 969, or 980.

Putuo District

Tahar Xinjiang Restaurant Meichuan Branch (塔哈尔-新疆盛宴梅川店)

  • Chinese Name: 塔哈尔-新疆盛宴 Taha’er Xinjiang Xingyan
  • Average price per person: 63 yuan
  • Address: 1275 Meichuan Road, Putuo District (普陀区梅川路1275号)
  • Tel: 021-5162 1555
  • Transportation: Take bus 727, 807, 837, 827, 947 or 948, and get off of Zhenbei Road (真北路).

Zhabei District

Aiziha’er Musical Restaurant

Besides serving traditional halal dishes, such as barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串) and braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), the restaurant has its unique dish, stewed chicken with yam and carrots (山药煲), which attracts lots of diners.

The other unique feature is the melodious songs and beautiful dances by professional performers in the evenings, which bring the lifestyle of nomads alive.

  • Chinese name: 爱姿哈尔音乐餐厅 Aiziha’er Yinyue Canting
  • Average price per person: 60 yuan
  • Address: 8 Liuying Road, Zhabei District (闸北区柳营路8号)
  • Tel: 021-5690 1338
  • Transportation: Take subway line 3, and get off at Hongkou Football Playground (虹口足球场).

Yangpu District

1. Yi Xin Zhai

Yi Xin Zhai offers breakfast; the specialties, mainly buns, rice and noodles, are different from other similar restaurants. This is a small but popular restaurant, but it doesn’t seem noisy or crowded owing to its open seating.

  • Chinese name: 一心斋 Yi Xin Zhai
  • Recommended dishes: Fried buns stuffed with beef (牛肉煎包), tender chicken (三黄鸡), cold noodles (冷面), and stewed rice with meat and vegetables (盖浇饭).
  • Average price per person: 29 yuan
  • Address: 1503 Pingliang Road, Yangpu District (杨浦区平凉路1503号)
  • Tel: 021-6543 2351
  • Transportation: Take bus 25, 155, 8, 538, 813, or 842.

2. Yershari Zhengtong Road Branch (耶里夏丽政通店)

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
  • Average price per person: 72 yuan
  • Address: Floor 4, 218 Zhengtong Road, Yangpu District (杨浦区政通路218号4楼)
  • Tel: 021-5566 1057
  • Transportation: Take subway line 10, or take bus 8, 55, 59, 61, 68, 90, 99, 102, 139, 405, 406, 537, 538, 559, 713, 749, 812, 817, 819, 842, 850, 954, 910, 937, 942, or 991.

Xuhui District

1. Camel Spring


Camel Spring is named after a sacred spring of Islam, and serves mainly Muslim food. Uniquely, the piquancy of the dishes can be altered.

In addition, the decoration of the restaurant is also unique and impressive: French windows, white arches, and neat tables and chairs, combine simplicity with exquisiteness. The environment is complimented by the considerate service.

  • Chinese name: 骆驼泉Luotuo Quan
  • Recommended dishes: Barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), braised chicken with potatoes and green peppers (大盘鸡), yoghurt (满口香酸奶) and stewed mutton pastries (羊肉焖饼).
  • Average price per person: 62 yuan
  • Address: Floor 1, No. 2 Building, 700 Yishan Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区宜山路700号2号楼1楼)
  • Tel: 021-64702366, 64702365
  • Transportation: Take subway line 9, get off at Guilin Road (桂林路) and get out from Exit 4, or take bus 171,205, 224, 809, 909, 927, or 931.

2. Tahar Xinjiang Restaurant

The restaurant is most famous for different kinds of meat, including barbecued lamb shashlik (烤羊肉串), lamb chops (羊排), and chicken wings (鸡翅).

In addition, vegetarian dishes like fried sweet potatoes with syrup(土豆拔丝), and drinks such as yogurt(酸奶)and milk tea(奶茶)are also tasty. Moreover, the simple decoration of the restaurant and the performances in Xinjiang style form an authentic atmosphere.

  • Chinese Name: .塔哈尔-新疆盛宴 Taha’er Xinjiang Xingyan
  • Average price per person: 66 yuan
  • Address: Room 102, 2701 Xietu Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区斜土路2701号102室)
    Tel: 021-6111 5977
  • Transportation: Take subway line 1 or 4, or take bus 15, 43, tunnel line 2, 92B, or 157.

3. Yershari Zhaojiabang Road Branch (耶里夏丽肇嘉浜店)

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
  • Average price per person: 89 yuan
  • Address: No.2 Building, Jingzhong Mansion, 680 Zhaojiabang Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区肇嘉浜路680号金钟大厦2号楼)
  • Tel: 021-6466 8388
  • Transportation: Take subway line 7 or 9, and get off at Zhaojiabang Road (肇嘉浜路), or take bus 43, 171, 205, or 927.

4. Yershari Nandan Road Branch (耶里夏丽南丹店)

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
  • Average price per person: 71 yuan
  • Address: 106 East Nandan Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区南丹东路106号)
  • Tel: 021-6468 6079
  • Transportation: Take subway line 1 or 4, or take bus 15, 44, 56, 89, 167, 178, 205, 218, 733, 770, 864, or 932.

5. Yershari Tianlin Road Branch (耶里夏丽田林店)

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
  • Average price per person: 64 yuan
  • Address: 411 East Tianlin Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区田林东路411号)
  • Tel: 021- 6451 9797
  • Transportation: Take bus 120, 712, 764, 927, or 946

6. Yershari Fenglin Road Branch (耶里夏丽枫林店)

  • Chinese name: 耶里夏丽新疆餐厅 Yelixiali Xinjiang Canting
    Average price per person: 61 yuan
  • Address: 147 Fenglin Road, Xuhui District (徐汇区枫林路147号)
  • Tel: 021-6403 8882
  • Transportation: Take subway line 7 or line 9, and get off at Zhaojiabang Road (肇嘉浜路), or take bus 49, 89, 171, 733, or 932, and get off at Fenglin Road (枫林路站).

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