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The Blue Papaya

No.50 Guanmen Kou, Dayan Town, Gucheng District, Lijiang, China
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Ranked #90 of 196 Restaurants in Lijiang
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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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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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 

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Sydney, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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85 reviews 85 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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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.

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Calgary, Canada
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182 reviews 182 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 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.

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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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