Don't worry about dining if you are a Muslim. Shanghai has many Islamic restaurants offering delicious beef and mutton dishes. Many of the Uygur restaurants are your good choices, including Qiu Ci Gu li, Dongfang Yakexi, Ani Bayi, Ye Li Xia Li, Shanghai Xinjiang Fengwei Restaurant, and Jin Sa Dao Islamic Restaurant. Also you can go to the strict Islamic restaurants below:
Recommended Muslim Restaurants:
Qing Mei Ju
Chinese Name: 清梅居 (qīng méi jū)
Specialties: Qing Mei Ju is an old restaurant in Shanghai famous for its superb fresh mutton hot pot. The mutton tastes delicious after being boiled in the special copper pot. The big mutton and egg dumplings are also recommended.
Address: No. 131, Fengyang Road, Huangpu District (near Xinchang Road)
Operating Hours: 10:00 - 24:00
Average cost per person: CNY 50 - 80
Sai Liang Mu Restaurant
Chinese Name: 赛俩目清真餐厅 (sài liǎng mù qīng zhēn cān tīng)
Specialties: This restaurant serves mutton and beef dishes with dainty appearances and excellent taste. The shashliks, grilled mutton chop, grilled gigot and Dapan Chicken are worth trying.
Address: No. 106, East Nandan Road, Xuhui District (near Tianyaoqiao Road)
Operating Hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:30
Average cost per person: CNY 50
Hong Chang Xing Mutton Hot Pot
Chinese Name: 洪长兴羊肉馆 (hóng cháng xīng yáng ròu guǎn)
Specialties: This restaurant opened in 1891 is famous for its fresh mutton hot pot. The fresh mutton and other food materials are boiled in the plain water in a copper boiler and then dipped into the sauce before being eaten. The shashliks and mutton dumplings are also recommended.
Address: 10F, No. 288, North Guangxi Road, Huangpu District (near East Nanjing Road)
Operating Hours: 11:00 - 14:00, 17:00 - 22:00
Average cost per person: CNY 70 - 80
Yu Xiang Zhai
Chinese Name: 豫香斋牛羊肉馆 (yù xiāng zhāi niú yáng ròu guǎn)
Specialties: Yu Xiang Zhai is an old Islamic restaurant. Common beef and mutton dishes are available here such as fresh mutton hot pot and beef noodles.
Address: No. 48, South Yunnan Road, Huangpu District (near East Yan'an Road)
Operating Hours: 10:00 - 4:00 (the next day)
Average cost per person: CNY 30 - 50
A Fan Ti
Chinese Name: 阿凡提 (ā fán tí)
Specialties: It is decorated with a typical Islamic style. There is Uygur music and dance performance every night. You can try the shashliks, grilled mutton chop, mutton rice, Dapan Chicken and stir-fried Nang. If you have less than ten people, you'd better give up the idea of ordering the roasted whole sheep. You will be surprised by the huge size of the dish!
Address: B1, Tianshan Hotel, No. 775, Quyang Road, Hongkou District (near East Tiyuhui Road)
Operating Hours: 7:00 - 23:00
Average cost per person: CNY 50 - 100