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Element Fresh Restaurant

#29 of 15,882 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Jing'an
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JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China
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+86 21 6279 8682
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Washington
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice quaint little vegetarian restaurant nestle in downtown Manette. Opened in Sept. It was raining and this was the perfect little cozy place to have a quiet meal and conversation. The service was excellent. Our server was very personable. Our food was delish! The wine that was recommended was very good as well. Everything was top notch. I... More 

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Thank cissy2015
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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180 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great healthy spot we stopped at for lunch. Loved the many choices of fresh juices and we all really enjoyed our lunches.

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Thank LeezS2
Orlando, Florida
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122 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was not easy to find American style breakfast in Shanghai. This place actually had decent bacon and eggs, pancakes and coffee and fresh squeezed Orange juice. You Will pay for it though!

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Thank Kevin H
Rupert
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often go to Element Fresh, there are several and they all give a good meal. The sandwiches are great quality and the salads are so wonderful. There juices are fresh pressed, and their cheese cake is absolutely divine. For our family we recommend it over every single other restaurant in Shanghai, that is how much we like it. The... More 

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Thank Droundy
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to have a healthy evening meal at Element Fresh, and was presently surprised about menu choices, as it had the good selection of healthy salads, pressed juices as well as main meats / fish dishes. I had the warm tuna nicoise salad and you must try the mocha pagoda on the desert menu.

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Thank Wey M
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Good food with nice outdoor table seating. It's just next to Shanggrila hotel which makes it so convenient. Will definitely go back when I'm back in Shanghai.

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Thank bbbt890
Portland, Maine
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219 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

There are several of this chain in SH. They care clean and comfortable and the service is OK. What you get though is an easy menu to read with pictures and a multiple choice of both Asian and Western dishes. The prices are reasonable for SH. Element Safe is a Fresh bet.

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Thank CS1Portland
Berlin, Germany
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant offers healthy meal options. They offer a wide variety of salads and juices. The menu is in English and personnel can communicate as well in English so it is great for tourists. I liked a lot the laffa bread salad and watermelon juice. It is very clean and the personnel is very nice. I found it also not... More 

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Thank Aitana L
Newport Beach, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Safee bet for those less adventurous about local Chinese food selections. Great salads and healthy menu.

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Thank wheelernodealer
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Very good, clean food. Safe and free from allergens. Very tasty and healthy. Plenty choice. Good quality and value for money.

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Thank Pauline K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Chinese, American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: JingAn District NanJing West Road 1376 ShangHai Shopping Mall DongFeng 112 Room | Shanghai Center, Shanghai 20040, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Jing'an
  • Neighbourhood: Jing'an
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6279 8682
Description
Element Fresh - enjoying fresh food! Most famous for great salads, sandwiches, juices and smoothies, Element Fresh also offers a variety of Asian dishes and a creative dinner menu. Every year since the first Element Fresh restaurant opened its doors in 2002, readers of popular magazines have awarded us top honors for our food and service.We are passionate about bringing you the fresh food in China to you.

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Staying in Jing'an

Neighbourhood Profile
Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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