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Blue Gecko Cafe

No.3 Hong Long Jing | 50m down from the Honglongjing Gate, Dali 671003, China
+86 189 8720 9662
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“waffles” (8 reviews)
“burger” (10 reviews)
“pumpkin soup” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No.3 Hong Long Jing | 50m down from the Honglongjing Gate, Dali 671003, China
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Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Living in Dali... This is a very peaceful patio kind of hidden away. The tikka masala is not really like any tikka I had living in Pakistan and India... But it is good. The burger is pretty good ... But the fries that came with...More

Thank Kernalpanx
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Very warm welcome from the owner. Pleasant location in a quiet street, beside a stream. Not a huge amount of choice, but excellent for a snack or light meal, and for watching the world go by. We'd certainly go back.

1  Thank PhilipM39
Reviewed April 20, 2015

My family and I spent Chinese New Year in DaLi and love the Sleepy Fish Lodge & restaurant. I was thrilled to find out the owners opened another place with FANTASTIC western food-The Blue Gecko. The ambience is beautiful and quiet, which is needed if...More

Date of visit: February 2015
1  Thank sychar415
Reviewed March 26, 2015

This cafe is like a little hideaway in Dali....with the sound and peacefulness of the stream that runs out front and the fact that it is outside of the main tourist traffic and noise, its a great alternative to other spots. The cafe is an...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Rachel L
Reviewed February 16, 2015

Just had a great meal at the Blue Gecko. It has a really nice atmosphere and location. My enchilada was great, and the chocolate waffle with ice cream and cream was awesome. Its a really nice place to hang out and watch the world go...More

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Davemcn
Reviewed February 15, 2015

We spent five days in Dali and this is the only place that we ate at more than once. The food was wonderful; we had hamburgers, paninis and tikka masala. Desserts were good as well! We liked it because it's off the beaten path of...More

Date of visit: January 2015
Thank TomJen87
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December 24, 2015|
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Response from hen l | Reviewed this property |
Can you find bar street? its at the top across from dali cat
Kate B
June 21, 2015|
Response from tracyasia | Property representative |
Hi Kate, sorry about that! I have just updated the tripadvisor map and added a little to our address to help make it more clear (it takes a day or two to change on the site). We are about 50m down from the Hong Long Jing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.3 Hong Long Jing | 50m down from the Honglongjing Gate, Dali 671003, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
  • Phone Number: +86 189 8720 9662
  • E-mail
Blue Gecko has new operating hours! We are now open three days a week with a new wood-fire pizza oven. Come enjoy sitting in our garden and try our fabulous pizza each Monday, Friday and Saturday. If you have a group and want us to open for an event, call us to prearrange the time and we will open just for you!
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