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“The one and only 小笼包 place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Din Tai Fung (Xintiandi)

Din Tai Fung (Xintiandi)
123 Xing Ye Road, Shanghai 200021, China (Xintiandi)
021-63858378
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Ranked #12 of 12,442 Restaurants in Shanghai
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
Oslo
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“The one and only 小笼包 place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

In Shanghai, there is only one place necessary to go for 小笼包 (Xiao long bao), Din Tai Fung! These soup filled dumplings are heaven sent and a must try on a visit to Shanghai. Not going to get into the fact that it is a Taiwanese restaurant and so on, this place is simply the best.

Visited October 2012
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Den Haag
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“Best Dumplings ever...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Great place to have dumplings, they are made fresh and you can see that... and taste that. The dumplings are very tasteful and it's worth the wait, because it's always busy. Also nice side dishes; like noodles...

Visited November 2012
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Perth, Australia
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“Great restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

Visited with four work colleagues on a Friday night. Service was excellent and the food was great. I think that all of the dishes that we had were enjoyed by all. Everyone enjoyed themselves.
I would certainly return on my next visit to Shanghai.

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“Excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012 via mobile

I did not make comment on this chain but simply the best and did not lose anything from taste, quality, effiency and etc. Highly recommended for everybody. Busy at all times but really deserves to wait while looking at the tasty menu and also transperent kitchen.

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“Excellent dim sum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

Very tasty soup dumplings. We often eat at the branch in California and were delighted but not surprised to find more variety here.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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