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.

Yang's Fried Dumplings

#41 of 11,691 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
People's Square
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
97 Huanghe Road, Shanghai, China
021-53751793
Website
Add hours for Yang's Fried Dumplings and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 224 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 111
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Highly recommended

Absolutely cannot be missed if you're in Shanghai. Find your nearest branch and make an effort to get there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Paul F
,
Jeju-do, South Korea
Add Photo Write a Review

224 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this restaurant
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Jeju-do, South Korea
Level Contributor
186 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Absolutely cannot be missed if you're in Shanghai. Find your nearest branch and make an effort to get there.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

When in Shanghai you must visit Yang's Fried Dumplings. You cannot argue with the lines that form with monotonous regularity.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Savyon, HaMerkaz, Israel
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The dumplings were very good, but this is very much a fast food place. nothing fancy, not a lot of choices other than dumplings and soup:)

Was this review helpful? Yes
UK
Level Contributor
58 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great dumplings, and very interesting to see them being made onsite. The crowds speak for themselves (but we hardly waited). You can also take the dumplings into other restaurants on the same street to make it a meal.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Epsom, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
172 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

THE GOOD: Very tasty dumplings Very filling THE NOT SO GOOD: Not much when I tried it I had never not had these types of dumplings, some people prefer these to Xiao Long Bao, but I still prefer XLB. These are very good, the soup was tasty and the meat was very lovely. I loved the crispy bottom, although it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Los Angeles
Level Contributor
32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We ate here after trying Jia Jia Tang Bao across the street. I've never had this thicker, fried version of a soup dumpling but I enjoyed them. We ordered 2 different dumplings and the beef curry soup. The dumplings were similar to each other and you must pick them up at the window, even if eating inside. The rest of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I was quite surprised for such a simple street food restaurant its ranking can be top 30, a very small favela which is always full. We bought take away but it's cold at home, heated if up, I guess the hot liquid was gone so nothing really special in the end.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
La Rioja, Spain
Level Contributor
18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

I spent 20 minutes around to find the shop, quite dissapointed with the quality, not as impressive as I have heard. The "hot liquid" did not come through, since it's the reason in particular people like to try, andi can't take time to stay here because the noises are challenging the heartbeat.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shanghai, China
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Years ago when I first came to shanghai, my most memorable local dumpling was Mr. Young's shop in wujiang street. However tried out again here, it wasn't as great as the first, less liquid inside and less tasty, especially the legendary queue was used to happen in wujiang is gone.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Calgary, Canada
Level Contributor
16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

DIRECTIONS: If you are walking east on Nanjing pedestrian street, take a right turn (north) on Huanghe road and go further ~2 blocks. It's on the left sidewalk and there's a pink awning. These were fantastic, super cheap, great taste and very filling. You can't go wrong with them. We went back several times.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Yang's Fried Dumplings also viewed

 
Shanghai, Shanghai Region
 

Been to Yang's Fried Dumplings? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Yang's Fried Dumplings

Address: 97 Huanghe Road, Shanghai, China
Phone Number: 021-53751793
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People's Square
Cuisine: Chinese

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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 97 Huanghe Road, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > People's Square
  • Neighborhood: People's Square
  • Phone Number: 021-53751793

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Yang's Fried Dumplings and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Yang's Fried Dumplings staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?