Old Jesse (Tianping Lu)

老吉士上海菜 (天平路)

Last Updated: 17/02/2020 | Posted by: bettyrichardson
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41 Tianping Lu, by Huaihai Xi Lu
天平路41号, 近淮海西路
Metro Station
Jiaotong University, Line 10
Jiaotong University, Line 11
RMB205 per person
6282 9260
Daily, 11.30am-2.30pm, 5pm-11am

Old Jesse Description

Classic home-style Shanghainese eatery widely considered to be the benchmark of the city's local cuisine. Small, unfussy interiors and delicious food. Make sure to order specialty items such as the roasted scallion codfish head (葱烤鱼头, cōng kǎo yú tóu) in advance when reserving your table. 

- Reservations in Chinese only

- English menus available

- Local cards accepted

Price: RMB150-250 per person

Who's going: Local Shanghainese, the odd expat

Good for: Shanghainese food, out of town visitors, small-medium groups

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