We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

BaoLuo Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Former French Concession
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
271 Fumin Rd | French Concession, Shanghai, China
Name/address in local language
+86 21 6279 2827
Today
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 26: English reviews
Porto
Level Contributor
509 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best Chinese restaurants in Shanghai. For European standard it is very big and noisy like all good Chinese restaurants. I visit with local friends and we had one of the best meals in Shanghai. The food is great and served with professionalism and kind staff.

Helpful?
Thank JoseSM
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bios is a native Shanghai ESR, and she rates it. What more do you need to know? I thoroughly enjoyed the food. Good quality, reasonably priced and delicious. The portions are huge by western standards, so beware when ordering. Not a problem if you are like the locals who take away the excess in doggy bags! The place is... More 

Helpful?
Thank LondonR10
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Shanghainese food with very reasonable price! The restaurant is not very close to the train station though, but the value of the food totally worth the effort.

Helpful?
Thank mingmin c
Jakarta, Indonesia
Level Contributor
65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Actually it was my driver who was a Shanghai native who recommended this restaurant since few years ago. Ever since then, whenever I came here, I always visited this restaurant first. I recommend Shengjianbao and shanghai vegetables as one of my top list. For tea, try the Xihu tea.

Helpful?
Thank Saputrav
Thailand
Level Contributor
91 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Nice interior, the service was great and caring. The food was delicious shanghainese food. I would definitly recommend it.

Helpful?
Thank balazs j
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I visited this restaurant many times years ago. But even until now, if I were to recommend any restaurant in Shanghai, this will definitely be in the list! The food is actually relatively cheap, considering that it is by now a well known restaurant in Shanghai, operated for many years already and has multiple awards. (I didn't read it in... More 

Helpful?
Thank oyj79
Midhurst, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2015

Big, bright (maybe over-bright, if you're looking for 'romantic') proper Restaurant. Amazing array of live fish & seafood in tanks for the chef to select from. plent of 'wierd & wonderful' if that's your thing - I ventured no further than Eel & River Prawns. But photographic menu allow 'safer' selection as well.

Helpful?
Thank grockle2015
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Fantastic local food. Big portion in a big old building. Yummy goodness for everyone. Food is light and delicious.

Helpful?
Thank februarychild
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
186 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

The sign in the front said "Polo". It looks like a family restaurant which gives it somewhat authentic atmosphere. Its actually pretty big inside. Most of the dishes were nice, some were too sweet. I liked the fried noodles the most.

Helpful?
Thank Kaneth25341
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

it is kind of local experience for us, a bit noisy, sometime heard people shouting around. food was very authentic. cheap and big portion. highly recommend!!!

Helpful?
Thank MALALA88

Travellers who viewed BaoLuo Restaurant also viewed

 
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
 
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
 

Been to BaoLuo Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 13:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Fumin Rd | French Concession, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6279 2827

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of BaoLuo Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from BaoLuo Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Former French Concession

Neighbourhood Profile
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
Explore this neighbourhood