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De Fa Chang Restaurant

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28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
Name/address in local language
+86 29 8767 6615
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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hong kong
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565 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

i think that has many many type of dumping was one of their selling point but actually that wasn't too tasty and seem expensive. just so so and i love to eat at street stall/shop more than it IMO

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Thank iamface
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a mix comment on Trip advisors about this place, but we decided to try it anyway. Sadly, We found their dumplings are far from being good and also expensive. We went for restaurant section on the 2nd floor and took their dumping set at about ¥120. From the set, there are about 14 dumplings with different filling. All... More 

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Thank Ajatura
Hong Kong, China
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377 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok place to grab some dumplings, but nothing to really write home about. Reasonable price for ok meal.

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Thank SteveParryHK
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for a table in upper second floor to have round tables - and enjoy chinese dishes. Well staffed restaurant for a safe dining experience after much walking as tourist in Xi'An. A light dinner for four would end up less than 300 Rmb in the nice dining hall.

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Thank Kaja S
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It's quite interesting to taste Xi'an traditional food, dumplings, in style. We had banquet dumplings (18 different dumplings) accompanied with some pickles. Each shape of dumpling represents the filling. Appreciated the waiters' effort trying to explain each dumpling in English. Price is not cheap, ¥132 per person but it's Xi'an food experience that you pay.

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Thank Ira P
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The prices are high for what you get. They have a variety of dumplings but they are mostly just so so. They had a set menu which included 18 dumplings. We ordered two of them for 3 people and it was plenty of food. It comes with an additional soup at the end. The view of the bell tower from... More 

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Thank Laurie L
England, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Dumplings aren't really my thing, but I can't help but praise the extraordinary number of different dumplings available at this restaurant. There were black squid ink dumplings, miniature dumplings in soup (the number you received inside the soup was special as well, like a little prophecy) and dumplings shaped like monkeys and ducks. Each dumpling was announced by our polite... More 

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1 Thank Lady_Snowhawk
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of the highlights in my Xian trip. I was really excited to know that I will be dining in this rich historical restaurant. I was not disappointed! The dumplings were flavourful and beautifully made. I had attached some pictures below. I strongly recommend the duck flavoured and pork dumpling. The small pearl sized chrysanthemum dumplings are also... More 

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1 Thank V8515FXamandat
Shanghai, China
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Actually in China, espcially in recent 20years, the longer history local-folk snacks- restaurant has, the more inferior taste it will be...which is a very very regretful fact our chinese people has to confess... In order to try ture worthy snacks you'd better to have a local friend who could guide you go into some nowhere alleies where our local guys... More 

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Thank sevenlang
Beijing, China
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I like this restaurant as they serve different types of dumplings. It is possible to take different type of menu or one type of dumplings. Some of the dumplings looks like duck, so very special look also very tasty. I recommend! Moer you can find on jolifestyle .ocm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8767 6615

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