Although Shanghai is a modern metropolis, it still has its own local snacks with distinctive flavor. If you want to eat the authentic Shanghai Snack, the best place to go is the Snack Streets, where you can have one-stop experience of gourmet. The most famous and popular snacks are Nanxiang Steamed Stuffed Bun, Won Ton, Crab-Yellow Pastry, Fried Stuffed Bun, Chop Rice Cake, Vegetable Stuffed Bun and Leisha Dumpling.
Old Town God Temple Snack Street(老城隍庙小吃街)
Here is “Shanghai Snack Kingdom”. If you want to eat Shanghai Snack and can only choose only one Snack Street, then choose this one. Here is not only 10 minutes’ walk from the South Bund Area, but also the largest sanck street, which possesses of the most famous restaurants, with the architecture following style of Ming and Qing Dynasties.
Recommend Nanxiang Mantou Restaurant( 南翔馒头店 ) in this street.
Location: No. 85, Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District
Specialties: Nanxiang Steamed Stuffed Bun.
Located at the southeast of Jing’an District, one of the most prosperous business district of Shanghai, Wujiang Road is the second most popular sanck street. Because its unmatchable location, it’s a very good dining place after your shopping in Nanjing Road. There are many old restaurants here, offering authentic and delicious Shanghai Snacks.
Recommend Yang’s Fry Dumpling(小杨生煎馆) in this street.
Location: No. 54 and No. 60, Wujiang Road, Jing’an District
Specialties: the most famous and delicious Fried Stuffed Buns of Shanghai. All most everyone live in Shanghai knows Yang’s Fry Dumpling.
South Yunnan Road(云南南路)
Located at the intersection of Yan’an Road and Xizang Road, only ten minutes’ walk from the People’s Square, South Yunann Road is also very convenient. Besides, many authentic Shanghai Snacks can be found here. Here offers the most famous Chop Rice Cake in Shanghai.
Recommend Xian De Lai(鲜得来) in this street.
Location: No. 69, South Yunnan Road, Huangpu District
Specialties: Chop Rice Cake.