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Ranked #135 of 12,594 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Dessert
Neighborhood: Xintiandi
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Description: Really great pastries, served still warm from oven, at little storefronts thruout the city
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Shanghai, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The reviews here are right on. I love egg tarts and wondered where to get them in Shanghai. Well, last week, we found the one described in a previous review. I bought a box of six and nearly died--they are so heavenly. Just wonderful. I just located one in the Cloud 9 mall west of Zhongshan Park and another one... More 

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293 reviews 293 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Yummy good value Portuguese egg tarts (only Y4.50) on special. All the cakes looked good too and I bought the special Year of the Horse panna cotta with a horse dish - nice souvenir to take home!

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Denpasar, Indonesia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

Available practically anywhere in the city, this cake shop offers really nice eggtarts and nice everything else. Haven't got the chance to try out the cakes but they were so mouth watering

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Shanghai, China
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Famius for their Baked egg tarts, the Portuguese type, in Shanghai. Usually always a line so it's nice and hot! Hits the spot everytime.

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Singapore, Singapore
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79 reviews 79 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

this place sells the all time no1, best-est egg tarts in Shanghai. time yourself and wait at the counter for the moment when a new batch is made before you buy, and consume immediately. (filling is HOT)

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Shanghai, China
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Lillians cake has an amazing egg tart. It was not so easy to find the quiosk at HuaiHuai Lu, it is inside a chinese food shop, but you can buy it directly from the window facing the sidewalk. It cost around RMB 4 each. Make sure you buy at least a box of 4:)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

Ive tried egg tarts from all over Asia and i gotta admit, these topped it! It was so good, i ordered another one. The price is reasonable too.

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Shanghai, China
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140 reviews 140 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

the best egg tarts i have ever had. I have also tried the other pastry and have not been let down. but remember it is only a bakery.

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New York City
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

The egg tarts are DA BEST! Nevermind that supposedly Kentucky Fried Chicken in China won the blind taste test for egg tarts. Lillian Cakes is DA BEST! (and cheaper than KFC's too). If only the cakes would survive being hand-carried back to the States, I would have.

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Los Angeles, California
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

I am not usually big on sweets. But the Portuguese egg custard tarts at Lillian's are absolutely to die for. I can't think of a better thing that I have ever tasted in my life. They are small and cheap (3.5 RMB) and sold at little storefronts right on the sidewalk. In other words, they are so easy to get... More 

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Address: thruout city, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 18601654700
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
Cuisine: Dessert

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