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YaBa ShengJian - CLOSED

No.12 Wenjiaan, Lindun Road, Suzhou, China
+86 512 6720 8077
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Fast food, Asian, Soups
No.12 Wenjiaan, Lindun Road, Suzhou, China
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Amazing dumplings. You go in the door, place your order on a Chit. Dumplings and other goodies are prepared, you get them and find a chair. High volume, high turnover. Definitely a step above street food. Plain Jane, hot pork dumplings w. a few sesames...More

Thank Matt G
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It's important to note there is 1 solid food dish (fried dumplings) and 3 soup options. The dumplings are good and this is probably one of the least expensive meals you can have but nothing to write home about. If you are a westerner, you...More

Thank jareds220
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived in Suzhou the night before and was recommended this for lunch by our hostel. After looking for the place in vain but with many friendly guidlines from a bunch of locals(who ALL (rightfully) knew where and what it was) we finally found it,...More

Thank Martha J
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We were taken here by our local customer the food was good and everybody seemed to enjoy the place , a lot of local businessman use the place .

Thank Martino B
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Some say these are better than the shengjianbing in Shanghai. I'm not a connoisseur but these were delicious. And an incredible deal with 8/10 Y. I think you're supposed to have them with soup, but because it was about 93 degrees by the time we...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

There's a reason this place is one of the top restaurants in Suzhou. It's almost worth a day trip from Shanghai just to get some of YaBa's fried dumplings. They are crispy on the bottom and filled with amazingly delicious hot pork and broth. There's...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

YaBa in Chinese means deaf, and this reference is for the elderly owner who is profoundly deaf. There are a lots of ShengJian restaurants and street food outlets in Suzhou, but this one, in my opinion, is by far the best. And it seems not...More

Thank Gavin J
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

These were the best fried dumplings (filled with tender pork and soup) we ate in all of China. $12 filled the bellies of 4 good eaters with 20 dumplings and 2 bowls of lamb soup.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Great dumplings. No English spoken, but we managed and it was fun. From exit 4 at linden lu metro, walk north (left side of the street) several blocks. This location is very convenient to the old city sights and gardens.

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Good food, pretty tasty and very very cheap. Noodles and dumplings are good and the little balls are delicious

Thank dabid0ff
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Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.12 Wenjiaan, Lindun Road, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 6720 8077
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