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Former French Concession
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Room 106, 47 Yong Fu Road near Fuxing Road, Shanghai 200042, China
+86 21 6418 5055
11:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Small restaurant but with very authentic and homely atmosphere, you feel like if you were at home. The food is very delicious with real italian taste and there is a great choice of wines. Luca, the manager of the restaurant, is always very warmly welcoming guests and professional, and all the staff and the service are very good and professional... More 

Thank Veronica M
Shanghai, China
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653 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Good Italian food in a cozy atmosphere. A bit expensive and noisy in case of many customers. Good service.

Thank Francesco P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Wow, this place is fantastic. Authentic Italian with great providence - you need this after a day in the city. The atmosphere is relaxed in this quiet suburban tree lined street. It's a great find.

Thank simeonp
Gold Coast, Australia
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265 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

We called in here for lunch only to find this place was closed. It is only open for lunch on the weekends but this shows differently on the app. The reviews look fantastic but just wanted others to be aware of this. Will try it for dinner next time.

1 Thank Argy39
Shanghai, China
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Every visit and every person I am with says the same thing "wow, great find". The food is always good, service even better which in Shanghai is not easy to say. Unpretentiously good food in a great environment that makes you want to make a reservation for your next visit as you leave. I am currently obsessed with the squid... More 

Thank Leavingonajetplane15
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I only started doing reviews on Trip Advisor this month so never had the chance to do one in the city of my current residence. But since I have started, need to put out this review for Nene where we have been going to almost every week for our family lunches for the past 4 years. The environment is casual,... More 

Thank Ludwig T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Relaxed restaurant with delicious fresh proper Italian food. One of if not the most enjoyable meals in Shanghai. Would recommend the fresh homemade pasta dishes and cantucci e vin santo. Good selection of wines and beer.

1 Thank Angus B
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Our favorite restaurant in the four years we lived in Shanghai. Small intimate locale, with the owner present and available at all times. The service always relaxed and attentive, but not overbearing. The food always excellent, (portion size are moderate, not as large as in many american restaurants, but definitely adequate). The price reflects a reasonable price for the quality... More 

2 Thank Susanne O
Istanbul, Turkey
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38 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

NENE is the best Italian restaurant which i've never seen in Italy... The owner, the personnels, the athmosphere and all the foods are perfect👏🏼 When im at shangai, my first place...

2 Thank KAREN N
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Every time I go to Nene I try to order something dfferent but my favorite is the sea food risotto. I tried this dish in many restaurant but this one is the best. The place is small, busy in the weekend. Staff is serious, alwys taking care of my needs. Best italian in town!

1 Thank carlbia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$60
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Room 106, 47 Yong Fu Road near Fuxing Road, Shanghai 200042, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6418 5055
This restaurant is quite new, street level on Young Fu Road near Fuxin Road

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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.
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