We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 194 Lijiang Restaurants

The Blue Papaya

No.50 Guanmen Kou, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #88 of 194 Restaurants in Lijiang
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
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.
Write a Review

6 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    0
    3
    0
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Sydney
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
163 reviews 163 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed The Blue Papaya also viewed

 

Been to The Blue Papaya? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about The Blue Papaya

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

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing