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“Excellent xiolong bao”

Ding Tai Fung (Yuyuan Garden)
Ranked #213 of 17,142 Restaurants in Shanghai
Cuisines: Street Food
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We had an excellent lunch - the dumplings were incredible - especially the steamed pork and the shrimp/pork/sitcky rice. But the hot and sour soup, sticky pork buns, green beans and fried rice were all delicious as well.

Our server was incredibly friendly and professional and we found the whole experience easy, seamless and fun. So glad we went.

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Thank SeeTheWorld109
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Reviewed January 18, 2014

We went here a few days after eating at Ding Tai Fung in Xiantandi and found it presented the same outstanding quality of food and exceptional service.

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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Visited here for a last meal in china before flying home.

The two foot long hair in the broccoli should have been enough to send us on our way, but with a checkout and long cab ride to the airport ahead, we persisted. After waiting for over 30 minutes for our dumplings to come, we finally received them.

We were underwhelmed with the taste and cost but the true shock came 6 hours later as our plane levelled out somewhere over the east china sea....

what came next was 12 hours of absolute horror as our bodies tried to purge all remnants of those fateful mushroom dumplings out of whatever orifice they could.

So please trip advisor... allow zero stars or better yet negative stars as this is the only meal that cost me not only 397 RMB but 6 kg of my and my wife's body mass and made an entire Boeing 777 a very unpleasant place to be. Even typing the word mushroom still makes me want to be ill.

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

Love the service, the food and the environment. My husband is a loyal fan to this place. They have own kit for the kids which we highly appreciate. Not the cheapest but definitely amongst the most popular and best for tourists.

Thank Keiswang
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

This is one of those restaurants you feel you "sorta gotta" go to because it's famous and when are you going to be at Yuyuan Garden in Shanghai again? Also, the food really is very good. When you first come into the Yuyuan Garden area, especially at night, you're hit by the "Wow" factor because of all the dazzling lights and the crowds. Once you find your way to the restaurant, you notice the line outside is very long and you can be easily discouraged. However, those people are waiting to eat outside or take home. We chose to go inside, upstairs, where we would pay a bit more but be able to sit and relax. The service was just fair and not particularly friendly, which is a shame because the dumplings are wonderful and a nicer atmosphere would have made the visit memorable.

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Thank Travlr3210
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