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Pin Chuan (Taojiang)

No.47 Taojiang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6437 9361
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“boiled beef” (2 reviews)
“mapo tofu” (2 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.47 Taojiang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful spicy Szechuan food at very affordable prices in a villa in the French Concession close to Hengshan Lu. Service is brisk and professional and the selection and the quality of the dishes excellent. Great for lunch or dinner.

Thank TobyZurich
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We came over here based on a 4.5 star review from a different site, and I will say it was every bit worth the effort to come out. We ordered the rib, duck, beef and prawn dishes and they were all excellent. Be prepared for...More

Thank travelingking23112
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

A nice restaurant with Sichuan kitchen, meaning you have spicy options and less spicy options. Restaurant looks nice, in a very nice area as well Try the hot pot, which is like a pot with oil and hot stones in, and they will prepare the...More

Thank tmstt
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant offers great spicy dishes. The staff is very helpful, although they don't speak more than two words of English. The menu is available in English, and includes pictures as well. And it doesn't matter what you order, it all tastes good. Only con:...More

Thank Jeroen112
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Nice Sichuan restaurant in an colonial building in the former French concession. The food is mostly authentic Sichuan food (I.e. very spicy) like mapo tofu and water boiled beef. One of their signature dishes and not to be missed is the beef cooked in hot...More

Thank Limecurry
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Even though smoking has been banned in Shanghai restaurants, it just isn't enforced in this place. Plus, the service is beyond horrible. We, (and I was with local Chinese speaking people), sat in this restaurant for over 30 minutes without a server coming over to...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This place is offering very good food that make us remember that Sichuan also is a cuisine in China. Shanghai has many nice restaurants with good food, but there is something special with the spicy Sichuan food. Pin Chuan serves it in a friendly tone...More

Thank Trygve S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going to Pin Chuan for many years as a family. We love their food. Very good quality and the service is good. They don't speak much English, but they are very helpful. Must try the fish with red chili, green beans and...More

Thank Sueshanghai
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The Sichuan kitchen is one of my favourite chinese kitchens. Had a wide selection of different dishes - fish, pork, veggies, frog and tofu. The spice level is clearly marked in the well illustrated menu. Which is both in English and Chinese. The food was...More

Thank Micmey70
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Good restaurant on the top floor of an upscale mall. Not bad at all - just not a very authentic Sichuan experience. Definitely a slice of modern Shanghai. It's certainly spicy so perfect for those of you seeking a chili fix. Good place to go...More

Thank MinusThirty
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
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.47 Taojiang Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6437 9361
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