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Bei Jing Dou Yi Chu Shao Mai Guan (Qian Men)

) #136 of 12,173 Restaurants in Beijing $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
+86 10 6702 1555
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good52%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

One of the best dinners we had in Beijing. Strongly recommend their shao mai. We have not tasted anything else but other dishes served in nearby tables looked also very good. They close quite early so make sure you do not arrive after 21h00 (this...More

Thank M K
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

read about this restaurant from my Beijing guidebook, claim to be a famous restaurant which have to wait outside to be seated. suprisingly there were not much customers when we went for dinner. serving was ok, but food preparation was taking too long time. i...More

1  Thank arwen n
Reviewed December 4, 2016

Originated in the 3rd Year of Emperor Qianlong or 1738 AD, this is one of place to taste the original recipe of shao mai.

Thank Ronald_Simanjuntak
Reviewed November 4, 2016

I was taken by my Chinese hosts to this restaurant for a late lunch on a Tuesday. The restaurant is claimed to have a history going back 600 years. Downstairs was packed but upstairs was much quieter. Part of the menu, the part listing the...More

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant claims to have had the Emperor eat here but that was I think at least in part because nothing else was open and it was a fair while ago. There was no English menu and we gathered that diners had to supply their...More

Thank Dave_of_Perth
Reviewed April 13, 2016

Had lunch there, had to wait outside for a bit, it is a big place, but was really crowded over lunch. The Shao Mai looks pretty, and taste delicious. Our whole family loved the meal. This is the best place for having Shao Mai. Beat...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed January 2, 2016

Decided to try this place out after reading about it in my Beijing guide book. It was definitely worth it and I returned on my last day to eat here again. Really great vegetarian dumplings.

Thank PrinceAlan
Reviewed May 19, 2015

Visited this place after the long wandering in Temple of Heaven (Tiantan park). Do not expect a shiny and tidy place, but you should come here for the food they serve instead of sightseeing. Waited for a couple of minutes to get a table, as...More

Thank Darkusso D
Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

I cannot say the dumplings we had were not good, but after 15 days in china I can assure you we tried a lot of better tasting dumplings. I would say they were about average. The big problem was indeed the service, nobody speaks a...More

Thank Lallina1977
Reviewed September 19, 2014

Read quite a few China tourism websites that recommended this restaurant, but when we tried the dumplings there, we were disappointed. They tasted okay, but the dumpling skin was too thick and the filling wasn't very juicy. We had the cabbage with peanut sauce as...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Chongwenmen
  • Neighborhood: Chongwenmen
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6702 1555
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