Eat Like A Local: Shanghai Night Food Tour

3 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 12
Mobile ticket


Get ready for Shanghai’s most delicious food tour! As the sun sets, you’ll get off the tourist trail and into family-run restaurants serving the most authentic regional cuisines the city has to offer. You’ll wash it all down with Chinese beers and spirits (or soft drinks), as you get to know more about Shanghai’s history and culture, one bite at a time. Explore just how diverse the cuisines of China can be with more than 15 tastings on this Shanghai evening food tour!


  • Professional guide
  • Samplings of food and drink during tour
  • Post-tour welcome packet with helpful restaurant recommendations, local travel tips & so much more to help make your stay in Shanghai easy & fun

What to expect

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Stop At: Shanghai, Shanghai

As the financial capital of China, Shanghai attracts millions of migrants who bring their local culinary traditions and ingredients with them. As the sun sets, join UnTour Food Tours as we explore the best local and regional cuisines the city has to offer, paired with local beers, spirits (or soft drinks) in a centrally-located, authentic residential neighborhood. Taste local dishes from the Shanghai Jiangnan area, as well as southern and northwest China & Sichuan. Explore just how different regional Chinese foods can be on this evening Shanghai food tour!

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Nanjing Lu (Nanjing Road), Nanjing East Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000 China

Explore the neighborhood just north of the famous Nanjing Road. Known for its colonial history during the Republic of China, this area of Shanghai was home to some of the city's most famous locals and expats during the 1920s and 1930s.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Jing'an Temple, Jing'an Temple, Shanghai

End your tour a stone's throw from historic Jing'an Temple. You can hop on the subway from there, or explore the bars in the neighborhood. Your guide will be happy to give you recommendations!

Duration: 5 minutes

Additional information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking - advanced notice is required to be able to cater to any dietary restrictions
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Green health QR code required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
April 2020

The food was really great and our guide Kelvin was both engaging and informative. He was very accommodating with preferences and dietary restrictions so everyone left very full. I would definitely recommend this tour for anyone that's in China for the first time or even people who have been her...

January 2022

What a fantastic way to spend 3 hours! I've been living in Shanghai for over 10 years and I must say this tour opened my eyes to such much that I have been missing out on: the history, the preparations, the flavors, the characters, and the all the hidden gems that were unknown to me. The sad part...

September 2021

The tour was very informative, I enjoyed exploring a Bew area and also learning the history behind the types of food selected for the tour. The tour guide, Patrick was very knowledgeable and friendly. This made for a relaxing enjoyable tour.

September 2021

This tour was a great way to meet new people while sampling food from around China. Our guides Patrick and Shanshan were knowledgeable and friendly and took such great care of us. The tour was well-planned and executed. What a fun way to spend an evening! I highly recommend this tour if you’d lik...

September 2021

I was a bit nervous about doing this tour alone but it ended up being a lot of fun! The food was delicious, the people were all very friendly to talk with and the guides (Patrick and ShanShan) were very informative! Overall a great experience. I will definitely check out some of their other tours.

September 2021

I enjoyed trying a variety of regional foods. My favorite was the final restaurant, especially when the staff performed a dance! Patrick and Shanshan were friendly and knowledgeable guides, and they worked really hard to ensure that all dietary and drink preferences were provided for. I will defi...

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