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De Fa Chang Restaurant

#33 of 1,570 Restaurants in Xi'an}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian
28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
+86 29 8767 6615
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
“dumpling soup” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've had much better dumplings in China and at home than here. It's a massive popular restaurant but the dumpling banquet was disappointing. The variety is huge but they are dried out and lacking in any special flavours. The lady who served us was lovely...More

Thank Cally87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant services different type of dumplings, good quality and decent price. The environment is good too.

Thank yaqiongc2016
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant twice in a week. You get an excellent variety and quantity of dumplings with the cheapest menu!

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We first went to De Fa Chang in 1993 and loved the experience. We went back last week after a gap of 24 years and loved it even more. I can see how some people give this a disappointing review in Trip Advisor, but the...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to experience some of Xian's reputed dumplings but received awful service and very average food for a rather pricey meal (restaurant floor upstairs). The dumplings were dry (actually not better than the mall food court ones we had the previous day!), the...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Our waitress was very understanding that we knew no Mandarin. We opted for the upgraded dumpling banquet. There was too much food! All the dumplings were very pretty but only some were taste distinctive to me; interestingly, among the four of us, we all had...More

Thank AlwaysUpForGoodFood
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

After a week of travelling across China we begged our guide for mercy as we needed a break from local Chinese cuisine and he took it to this restaurant for lunch. It was different from other local places as there was a large variety of...More

1  Thank inlimako
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Not sure what all the fuss was about. Dumplings were below average, really poor experience. Service also poor, would not recommend.

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Dont bother to eat at this place. The quality of the food has certainly dropped since I last visited the place in 2009. There are much better food especially dumpling at other joints. Left the place after eating 3 baskets between the 4 of us...More

Thank mel7155
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Defachang is one of our favorite restaurants for dumplings (jiaozi) in Xi'an. The location near Bell Tower makes it a quiet heaven a few steps from busy Hui area and crowded Bei YuanMen street.

Thank Vicente8
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16 March 2017|
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Response from V8515FXamandat | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think it is halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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