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Dali Courtyard

#43 of 8,806 Restaurants in Beijing
Certificate of Excellence
Houhai
Asian, Yunnan
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67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
010-84041430
Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 126
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  • 65
    Very good
  • 29
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A culinary delight

I'm so happy I found out about this restaurant. While English isn't the strong suit of the wait staff service is. They are well trained. I had to help explain the way this restaurant works to a couple as the waiters couldn't. How it works. Dinner is not only prix fixe but without choices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Stephen P
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Fairfield, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I'm so happy I found out about this restaurant. While English isn't the strong suit of the wait staff service is. They are well trained. I had to help explain the way this restaurant works to a couple as the waiters couldn't. How it works. Dinner is not only prix fixe but without choices. The chef makes what's fresh. The... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

After reading the reviews I was very excited to try this restaurant as I am a lover of Yunnan cuisine. Perhaps this was an off night but I found the restaurant to be very average. The service was poor, the staff were on their phones and it was very hard to get their attention. The food was equally as poor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A bit of a challenge to find when you have no one that speaks english to help you find it. However so worth going to. Was surprised about the price... price and value is close to none. My fiancee being a chef was licking his fingers... was a delicious meal and we were so happy we went there. It is... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

When we finally found it, it was the perfect dinner and a great setting in a cosy courtyard. Excellent staff. Nice with lit candles and we sat under a nice little tree. Set menu, with many interesting and tasty dishes. A perfect way to spend the evening.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The title summarizes my experience, especially with dining in the courtyard. However, the dishes are on the greasy side, and the taste is just above average.

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Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We have heard a lot of good reviews and wanted to give it a try. My son has lived in Beijing for 4 years and used to live in this neighborhood, due to many good and reasonable places to eat in this neighborhood we never had a chance to eat here. At one time both my kids lived around this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Spent the evening here and the set menu is perfect. Excellent service in the quiet courtyard and food of very authentic quality. The area is certainly the best in Beijing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Tucked away in a hutong that didn't feature on my map, this was worth searching for. Set menu of fresh produce, it was tasty and vibrant. Delicious mushrooms, the chicken was also excellent but the hero was the whole fried flounder. One of the few places around town selling wine by the glass which is also handy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

It's set meal everyday. Just tell them how many person and they will serve what they cook for the day. The food is good and certainly not those dishes from big restaurants. More like family dishes. Service is good. Which I think is hard to come by in Beijing. One of the reasons people eat there is to get the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

like many other reviewers we decided to go to this restaurant after it has been recommended by our hotel , our guide and reading the reviews on tripadvisor. The restaurant is located in a narrow alley off one of the main restaurant streets in Beijing close to the Bell Tower. Again we had not booked but when we arrived at... More 

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Additional Information about Dali Courtyard

Address: 67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
Phone Number: 010-84041430
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Asian, Yunnan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 Xiaojingchang Hutong, Dongcheng, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing Region  >  Beijing>  > Houhai
  • Neighborhood: Houhai
  • Phone Number: 010-84041430

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Yunnan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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