The Zhapu Road is north of Shanghai's bund and full of restaurants and billboards with neon lights. You get a truly asian feeling there. It must be visited when in Shanghai, both at day and night.
This food street is located in Hongkou District, to the north of the Suzhou River and near the bustling North Sichuan Road Commercial Street.
There are a number of restaurants along the 1000-meter Zhapu road, mainly featuring Shanghai dishes and cuisines of southern provinces in China such as Sichuan, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guangdong.
Dingxiang Restaurant 丁香饭店
Location: No.78, Zhapu Road, Hongkou District
Specialties: Shanghai Benbang cuisine.
In addition, Huqingping Road in Minhang District is a good place to have seafood. Xin Tian Di in Luwan District, Heshan Road and Grand Gateway in Xuhui District are also popular among gourmands.