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“without a doubt, most overrated tourist trap”
Review of DeFaZhang

DeFaZhang
Ranked #607 of 1,692 Restaurants in Xi'an
Cuisines: Chinese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Suggest you pass this restaurant, the quality of food they serve can not even remotely be justified by the price they charge - the Muslim quarter is just around the corner and the foods are a lot better there.

If you have to go for whatever reason, suggest you avoid the set banquet menu and order from the a la care menu instead.

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Reviewed November 21, 2012

Ate at the downstairs section. Very difficult to understand how to order. They kept directing us upstairs to dumpling buffet but we did not want that. Finally asked another western tourist how they ordered. Order dumplings at the counter and then sidecdishes come by on carts and you pay separately. After eating a lot of Asian dumplings in other cities, these were by far the worst. Price is also high considering the quality and dining experience-- charged us 40 yuan for a pot of tea which seemed outrageous. . Chose this based on trip advisor reviews, but maybe too many ratings from people who haven't had good Asian dumplings elsewhere.

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Reviewed November 8, 2012

Lunch at this classic in Xian as part of an A&K personalised tour was sensational. Topped off a fabulous morning at the Terracotta Warriors. The detail in the dumplings is something to behold - and yes they're pretty scrumptious as well.

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

An amazing dumpling banquet! My friend and I had a fun time there last weekend. This is not a new resturant nearby Small Goose Pagoda. Walking along the cultural corridor hanging with Chinese style pictures on each side, we just loved this excellent cultural atmosphere. During the whole dinner, we were treated by very friendly young waitress. Worth to mention is its tasty dumplings are made in various shapes, colors and flavors. We all feel it is a feast for the eyes, my US friend even took photos of these cute dumplings. Pity that there is no English menu here, so I have to introduce each dishes for my friend, hope next time there will be a menu for foreigners friends which might be more convenient. Possibly due to massive customers, some chairs here are sort of scraped off paint and there is some unpleasant smell in toilet. While wholly speaking it still deserves a try.

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Thank Jerry Z
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

the dumplings were very good. The atmosphere is amazing and the show that follows the dinner is magical. Music, dance and costumes from different dynasties.

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