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Hai Ya Restaurant

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No.138 New Wind Road, Sanya, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

You can not go wrong with this restaurant. Cold chicken dish, mutton, pork, and vegetable dishes are all excellent. If you don't speak Chinese you may have difficulty. Show pictures if you can not get anyone to understand you.

Thank Dawst
Planet Insectia
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381 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

We went here for the Hainan food as the restaurant is reputed to be good for the 4 main culinary attractions. However, ordering is hard as the menu is in Chinese only (as I am ethnically but am not literate and I never was able to learn mandarin) and the provided english translation (not on the menu but a separate... More 

Thank YVRcockroach
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2013 via mobile

The Wen Chang chicken is delicious! It is very tasty. However, the meat is a little tough, like free range chicken kind of meat. Omelet with bitter gourd is good too. We also had a steamed groupa which was very fresh and good. It is also not expensive. RMB 108 for the fish. We also ordered a braised hog dish... More 

Thank WanChew
New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

the food came fast and were pretty tasty, it was not special for its price. overall it is ok. I would try it again for other dishes.

Thank btf009
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2012

we came here with recommendations from trip advisor and had a wonderful meal. The food was quickly served by many people wanting to serve us. t is a huge restaurant with mainly chinese and some russians, not Australians like us!! Luckily we found a hostess that could speak english and she gave us a menu in English. We even had... More 

1 Thank kazfang
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2012

If you want a night in the real Sanya eating with the real locals real Chinese food, Hai Ya Restuarant is your place. They are very friendly and the food is super fresh. We went on a Saturday night and it was packed with families. We were lucky to have Zhuang Bo on duty because she did have some English,... More 

2 Thank BornfreeMarbella
Silver Spring, Md.
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2011

I came here with my three friends -- we told our hotel we were looking for Hainan chicken (a famous dish in Hainan) and they recommended this place. It is a big bustling restaurant with a glass front window and full of families. When you walk in, ahead and to the left is an open kind of kitchen space where... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.138 New Wind Road, Sanya, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hainan  >  Sanya
  • Phone Number: 0898-88276962

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