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“An oasis to eat” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao

Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao
Ranked #3,806 of 10,374 Restaurants in Bangkok
Cuisines: Chinese, Asian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Phone 02-2507988
Singapore, Singapore
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130 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“An oasis to eat”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2013 via mobile

And rest in middle of BKK. Nice Chinese food... A break from Thai food. Location is excellent next to Grans Hyatt/Amarin and good food and value

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Kash8813
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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
Level Contributor
71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Very authentic Chinese food. Great taste, but price is a bit expensive. Service is good.

I ordered fried rice, xiao long bao (a must), Shanghai tofu with minced meat, shrimp wonton soup (my favorite) and friend shrimp with peppers.

For drinks, I had iced Chinese tea.

Most people who eat here are Chinese, Japanese and Asians in general. The taste might be too authentic for non-Asians who often complain about the taste and the service. This is a genuine Chinese restaurant, not a "fake" Americanized one, so many Caucasians won't and can't appreciate the "real" taste; hence, the complaints and low ranking. Service is typical Asian - not overly attentive like in the States. Service and VAT must be added to the bill.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank AVBKK
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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62 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

First time ever experiencing Goose Xiao Long Bao which is never found in my home country, Malaysia. The bao tasted delicious. Other than that, the overall service is very good. Liked the fact that the person serving my table smiled most of the time which is what I liked and found him to be very friendly.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank Tr1x1eNg
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Lexington, KY
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good food, expensive, just ok with kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

We liked the food here overall, the kids generally found things they liked (they are 4 and 8 and generally LOVE Chinese food.) High quality of food but just overall seemed really expensive for what you get and the service seemed a little cranky. It was a good solid meal, filled our need for something a little different, but I don't think I would go back.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank mwinfield
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Lexington, Kentucky
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56 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Good food, but overpriced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2012

We ate at this location one evening with a group of 6.

The food was good -- not the best we ate in Bangkok, but quite nice. The staff was a bit cold - not overly friendly, and the menu was quite expensive. We ate for less at some nicer restaurants (like Soul Food).

  • Visited December 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank begs
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