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Cheng Long Xing Xie WangFu

#114 of 15,961 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
People’s Square
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No.216 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 6321 2010
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Hong Kong, China
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47 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We ordered two 399 one person sets and it's very enough for three people. The crabs are a little bit small though I guess to because we ordered a set. But everything tastes so good so crabby.

Thank Angel N
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85 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Went for dinner hoping to have a great meal after seeing the reviews but ended very disappointed with the level of service provided. Have ordered the standard price set meal but was told by the staff that the hairy crab for this set was already sold out & will have to top up about Rmb $140 for a bigger size... More 

Thank Mick059
Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The variety of crab dishes doesn't disappoint. Go for the set course meals if you aren't sure what to order and upsize the mitten crab. Definitely a gem!

Thank workingholic
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Strongly advise you not to go there for the following reasons: 1. Food is mediocre but the price is disproportionately expensive. Almost $200 per a tiny crab, I'm sure you can get it somewhere else at a much lower price but with much better services and dining experience. 2. I was appalled that I had to share my table with... More 

Thank Acceberh
Hong Kong, China
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I actually visited the same restaurant at Fen Yang Road. Very classic decoration, good ambience, and attentive services. Best of all, the Crab Meat Xiao Long Bao is excellent. Even my wife, who is ultra-selective, gave very appreciative nodding after the first bite. After having tried several restaurants all over the city, I mark this one as the top of... More 

Hong Kong, China
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140 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It's a bit difficult to review this as users of Trip Advisor won't necessarily be the most likely to eat at such an establishment. It's pretty good, and famous with locals. To make it easy for you to decide whther.to.come here or not, i'll just give you the basics: Pros: -Atmosphere and layout are quite nice, despite being a bit... More 

Thank seigwailo
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Got charged $256 rmb for one hairy crab!! Need i say more when you can get 5 at other restaurants for half the price. I thought this was a reputable establishment. Very disappointed

1 Thank John V
Hong Kong, China
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458 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was told that the best hairy crab restaurant in Shanghai is Cheng Long Hang so my son and I went but without any reservation. We were ushered to two seats at a large table which was already occupied I believe by a few different groups of guests who did not know each other. As our purpose was just to... More 

1 Thank Ricky Y
New York
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

September is supposedly the season to get hairy crabs. However, we were one week too early. Our hotel booked Cheng Long in the Jin Mao building at Pudong. The original one is actually at the bund. The one at Pudong is newer and has a stage in the middle where they play traditional Chinese music. Their menu is extensive so... More 

Thank Lisa F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome crab receipts (but also meat and vegetables in the menu), nice location and very efficient service. Strongly recommended if you're around the bund area.reasonable prices.If back in town I'll be back for sure.

Thank Arturo G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.216 Jiujiang Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People’s Square
  • Neighbourhood: People’s Square
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6321 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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People’s Square
People’s Square brings with it all the excitement you would expect from the town square of one of the biggest cities in the world. The area around People’s Square and People’s Park is always a abuzz with activity. Oceans of local and foreign tourists flow in and out of the area every day to see grand museums, go shopping and eat at some of Shanghai’s most storied food centers. Shanghai residents, meanwhile, live and work in the many residential and office high-rises. While much of Shanghai stays busy late into the night, this really is an area that never sleeps with glitzy nightclubs keeping people up until the wee hours of the morning.
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