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The Blue Papaya

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No.50 Guanmen Kou, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China
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Description: The Blue Papaya has 2 address. One is for their guesthouse & cultural...
The Blue Papaya has 2 address. One is for their guesthouse & cultural activities but the one I want to list is their restaurant branch in Lijiang old town.
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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Ok food, nothing special

Come here if you've got a craving for Western food, as you can get far better Chinese food elsewhere. Look it was ok, but overpriced (catering to Western tourists). Nice location

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 19, 2012
eMzdee
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Sydney, Australia
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English first
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

My families and I had a hot pot. It was really awesome. The soup is good and the waiters are really nice.

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

We ate at this restaurant with our guide and meal was average. We went back by ourselves. Everyone had not pots. We asked the table next to us which hot pot they had, and even thou they had no English and we have no mandarin they showed us on the menu which dish they had. We ordered the same hot... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

Come here if you've got a craving for Western food, as you can get far better Chinese food elsewhere. Look it was ok, but overpriced (catering to Western tourists). Nice location

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

Loved the location but I had a couple of Chinese meals there that I did not find particularly good nor cheap.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

I liked the choice of western and Chinese dishes at this centrally located restaurant, however it is certainly not cheap. The location is a plus however, great for people watching. The staff are attentive if a bit short in English, overall a reasonable place for food, if you don't mind the prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2011

We went to this restaurant, which was recommended by our tour guide. Their hot pot is excellent, and they have some good river fish. There is also some spicy cold appetizer, make with chickpeas. Also a sweet pancake. These are all traditional Naxi items.

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Address: No.50 Guanmen Kou, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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  • Address: No.50 Guanmen Kou, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Lijiang

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  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Description

The Blue Papaya has 2 address. One is for their guesthouse & cultural activities but the one I want to list is their restaurant branch in Lijiang old town.

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