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Yang's Fried Dumplings

97 Huanghe Road, Shanghai, China (People's Square)
021-53751793
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Ranked #18 of 12,498 restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Fast Food
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: People's Square
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: People's Square
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Milan / London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

I never tire of these dumplings whenever I come to Shanghai. Forget the restaurants themselves, the service (both below average), and the long queues, the dumplings are some of the tastiest street food I have ever tried. They are large balls of happiness: crunchy dumpling skin on one side, soft and sprinkled with sesame seeds on the other. Smother it... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We visited the Yangs in Pudong, which is right next to the Aquarium...... Read good reviews about this place, and I must say the dumplings are delicious. They seem to churn our thousands of them, and there is good reason that this place is so popular. Definitely a must try if you are in Shanghai.... Tip : wait a little... More

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Geelong, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

OMG these are delicious! Still thinking about them! We worked out how to eat them at the end. For beginners use your soup spoon and chop sticks! You won't be disappointed.

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Shanghai, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Excellent spot on the bustling side street Huanghe next to People's Square! Very authentic dumplings and you can watch the assembly line of workers cooking hard! My boyfriend lives around the corner from this place, so we go several times every week. 4 big soup dumplings for 6RMB - that's hard to beat. We bring all of our visitors here.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

You're going here for the chinese style fried pork dumplings!! They are really good, and until now the taste of it is still unforgettable. The meat is really juicy, and filled with soup and wrapped with a cripsy dough outside. I will never know how to find this restaurant until my friends highly recommended me to go. They have many... More

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Pasig, Philippines
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

On our 2013 Christmas vacation in Shanghai we accidentaly came accross this place on our way back to our hotel Fish Inn Bund. We were hesistant to try their dumplings because of the very cheap price. We might regret the taste, that was on our mind. But when we tasted the first dumpling a warm tasty broth burst into our... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is recommended not only by fellow Tripadvisor reviewers but by Lonely Planet also, so we decided to check it out. Just a hundred meters from People Square it was easy to find. Right after spending first half of the day exploring Oriental Pearl Tower and Shanghai History Museum we got there by metro line 2 (second stop) and... More

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Göteborg
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105 reviews 105 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

I accidentally ended up at Yang's Fried Dumplings, only realizing now they are so highly rated on TripAdvisor. 4 dumplings for ¥6, best deal around! I had 8 of them and a soup: total price ¥22 And it was way too much food for me to it. The dumplings were juicy with warm broth, the bottom crispy and the meat... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This now has to be my most frequented restaurant which says it all. Cheap (6 Yuan for 4 fried dumplings, 10 for mung bean noodles) and always busy. Definitely worth trying if you're in shanghai!

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Shanghai
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Yang's is a chain with many locations around town. The fried pork dumplings are the same at each location - delicious!! Forget about any soup; just go for the pork dumplings. An order and a half (6 dumplings) is the perfect size for a meal.

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