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BaGuo BuYi (PuDong)

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No.738 Dongfang Road, PudongXin District, Shanghai, China
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+86 21 5820 9866
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Houston, Texas
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

New name is "Sichuan Folk", the restaurant was very nice, the food was excellent and the dinner show was excellent. while sichuan style it was not to spicy. we watched the Sichuan Opera the show of masks changing was amazing. I will definitely go back on my next Shanghai trip.

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Thank Tom D
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

All dishes are not so spicy. We can enjoy Sichuan style. Vegetable, chicken, pork, bean guard... every food is OK. The staff is very kind. It is only bad point that our booking was canceled when we arrived 3 minutes delayed. Usually, it is waited for 15 minutes.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2015

Taken here by a Chinese host who did all the ordering. I'd eaten Sichuan a few times before but a couple of interesting new dishes popped up, such as the "Snake fish". Everything was very good, if not something i would usually order. Remember not to bite into the Sichuan pepper corns!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is the second restaurant I have visited from this chain in Shanghai, and the first one was in Expo area. In this case it sits on the 3rd floor of a building, with very spacious rooms for groups and even a larger one were you can dine and watch the show of masks changing. The food was delicious and... More 

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Thank JMNV
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2015 via mobile

went there with a couple of fellow travellers. i have to say it was a good cultural experience. the menu was pretty interesting. food was exceptional however was bit too spicy for me. make sure u ask for a little or no chilli for most of the dishes seemed red. but i like the whole company. must visit again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2014

Was taken here by Chinese hosts on recent visit to Shanghai. They did all the ordering but we enjoyed everything. It was 'hot' food but not mouth numbing. The highlight was the face changing performance. Lots of commotion at door, then a person heavily dressed in Chinese traditional clothes came in mobbed by 'cameras'! He then performed an amazing dance... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

Great Sichuan food - also the mask show is very fascinating - nevertheless, the overall atmosphere is a little bit disappointing as you cannot really feel that you are supposed to be in a Sichuanese environment

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

Another regular stop in my "where to entertain visiting friends" route. The "Changing Faces" performance is always a winner, and the delicious and authentic fiery Sichuan food never fail to impress.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2013

This restaurant in Pudong has changed its name to Sichuan Folk. We went there to see the famous Face Changing show. It is performed at around 7:00 pm every night. The restaurant takes reservations, so you can be sure to get a table for the show. It is the most amazing dance with the dancer miraculously changing his facial color... More 

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Massachusetts, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2012

Ba Guo Bu Yi appears to have about a dozen restaurants throughout China (most notably in Beijing), and is the place a local Chinese colleague might take a visitor to Shanghai. The feature act is the (apparently) famous "face-changer" who performs an intriguing act for about 10 minutes starting at 8PM. The food is spicy (some of it VERY spicy!)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.738 Dongfang Road, PudongXin District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai
  • Phone Number: +86 21 5820 9866

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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