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Din Tai Fung (Shanghai New World)

#10 of 15,998 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Xintiandi
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Unit 11A, 2/F, New World Plaza South Section, Lane 123 Xingye Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
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+86 21 6385 8378
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very efficient yet clinical. The food was good, fresh and pleasing in a pedestrian environment that needs loosening up if they want to attract more people who enjoy their food. The staff were technical and unfriendly though, to be fair, it may be a language barrier .

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Herzliya, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Truffle and chicken dim sum is recommended. Not only dim sum, but all other dishes are very tasty. Shrimps and crab meet could be skipped. Good and fast service.

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Huntington Beach, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

They have several Din Tai Fung restaurants in Los Angeles. But none are as good as coming to the mother ship. Not a fancy place. Just damned good dumplings.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It is a chain yes, however the quality and diversity of the dumplings is great. Realy enjoyed having dinner here, even though interior of the restaurant is not so nice.

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166 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is still my favorite place for dumplings in Shanghai. The quality of food and service is on an excellent level over all the years since its opening. The sweet and sour soup as a starter, the hairy crab dumlings.. just great. Try the standard pork dunplings to start, go for black truffle dumplings next.. Easy to order with all... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place has an amiable atmosphere, lovely food, conveniently located, however it's a bit pricey though.

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San Diego
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129 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I came for lunch with a work colleague. Naturally we ordered the Shanghai soup dumplings along with a beef soup. Both were simple yet tasty and delivered to our table in short order. I've naturally had better dumplings in HK but this place is decent to get your fix. I find it humorous that in SoCal, one has to wait... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Everything we tried here was delicious! The dumplings were fabulous and the menu is all in pictures.

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Herning, Denmark
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This center is simply too pricey even for quality brand goods. You can bargain the price and get discounts but still you have to pay much more than elsewhere in Shanghai. If you anyway find something you would like to purchase and have negotiated a resonable price, be lucky if they accept a credit card. They did not take Visa... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a sunday night wanna get a table amd taste the famous siu long bao. Waited a bit and got seated outside the door ( still inside shopping mall though). Ordered siu long bao, a vege dish and plain rice. Food was fast. Siu long bao was ok (cannot compare with those u got in a local store). Only... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Chinese, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 11A, 2/F, New World Plaza South Section, Lane 123 Xingye Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6385 8378

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Xintiandi

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Xintiandi
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park provides the area with green space and is also home to Shanghai Fashion Week twice a year. It’s not all glitter and glamour, though, as the rise of Danshui Road has given the Xintiandi area a shot of toned-down character. Small bars and cafes, mostly owned by locals, have people hanging out in a formerly quiet, unassuming part of the neighborhood.
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