Discover a few tricks for ordering at restaurants in Shanghai.

When dining in small local restaurants, always ask the price first—with no English menu, many sellers in this area aren’t above raising the price after your first bite. To do so, say “duo shao tien?” Note, however, that if you are clearly foreign and do not speak Chinese, you will be paying the foreigner price.
Planning to go to Shanghai on your trip to China? You’ll want to check out our China Travel Guide.