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Din Tai Fung (Xintiandi)

123 Xing Ye Road, Shanghai 200021, China (Xintiandi)
021-63858378
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Ranked #5 of 12,461 restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Chinese, Fast Food
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Xintiandi
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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Din Tai Fung is a famous dumpling house in China,there is so many Din Tai Fungs in Shanghai .Well knowen featured steamed buns and stuffed with soup,and the juicy steamed shrimp dumplings very popular too, which can fill our appetite. but the price is a little expensive and the service is poor,don want 2 go their twice for their surly... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Tried the branch at Xin tian di area, 2nd flr of a mall around 10:30am, 28th of June, no queuing, only 3 tables occupied. The ambiance and service is excellent but the siao long pao is quite bland and not as tasty as any branch in Taiwan. The skin is very thin though. Overall, not satisfied.

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The food was absolutely amazing. I went with my friend and her parents and it was one of the best meals I had in Shanghai. We went on a Sunday so it was very busy, but the service was great and the wait wasn't long.

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Ding Tai Fung is famous for its mouth watering "Xiao Lon Bao" (dumplings in bamboo steamers), prepared on site in a kitchen with glass windows/panels for all to observe. Its menu is well presented with photos and description of the ingredients used, not large, but sufficient to meet the taste and satisfy the stomach of local customers and those from... More

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Waiuku, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a divine treat, these dumplings are are to die for. The service of the friendly staff is fantastic, very educational as they assisted us to make the right choices, of how many steamers, flavours and so on.

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los angeles, ca
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Didn't even know where my friend had taken me, but one taste of the Xiaolongbao from this place and I can see why people love the chain.

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Top Contributor
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35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fantastic food from a chain restaurant. I am not much of a dim sum diner, but, the variety and quality of this venue, deserves a Michelin star.

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Shanghai, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

waw!!! this dumplings are soooooooo goooodddd…. it is always difficult to find sit at lunch time …you mostly have to wait ,,, but when you seta : quality is there and friendly service!!! don't miss it.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We know the manager Richie well and he is one of the friendliest and warmest individuals on earth. The food is uniformly tasty and the service is supremely attentive. We take all our family and friends to this wonderful gourmet Taiwanese dumpling and noodle bistro. It is the pride of Taiwan and represents its spirit of friendliness and warmth.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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77 reviews 77 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I’ve been to this chain’s restaurants in Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong. And now Shanghai. And the only question I have for the folks who run this large restaurant chain: When are you going to open some restaurants on the East Coast of the United States? The words that define the other branches of this chain I’ve visited certainly apply... More

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