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Yang's Fried Dumplings

97 Huanghe Road, Shanghai, China (People's Square)
021-53751793
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Ranked #19 of 12,462 restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: People's Square
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Dining options: Late Night
Neighborhood: People's Square
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Mountain View, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went to 2 locations of Yang's dumplings. This one was located a few blocks north of Peoples Park (supposedly original shop). Ordered (menu has English descriptions under Chinese names), given receipt, walked over and got in line to pick up dumplings. Can also order other things made in the kitchen for which they will give you a number to... More

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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

You'll find it by their pink and white sign. They serve lots of stuff, but their soup dumplings are the star! Ordering was easy, service was fast and the dumplings were delicious. It's my number one rec for Shanghai XLB.

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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Small hidden local joint amidst the busy side street makes these great dumplings. Fried and cooked with shrimp or pork.... Really great value for the price. Please take into account that the place shuts down a bit after 8pm!!! Don't miss out!

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Milan / London
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61 reviews 61 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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31 reviews 31 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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
19 helpful votes 19 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
53 helpful votes 53 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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