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Din Tai Fung (Shanghai New World)

#10 of 15,967 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
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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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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Best dumplings I've ever had. A sort of fast food vibe, with excellent service, amazing menu selection and really excellent food, it's no wonder these guys are opening up all over the world.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Having been our first meal in China, I thought it was good but was hard to tell given the context of being the beginning of the trip and we hadn't obviously tried any other places. A "local" who's pretty up on the scene confirmed it's a good place to try though. GREAT location in proximity to the Ritz-Carlton. Otherwise hidden... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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226 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

After visiting one of the Beijing places tried this one. Beijing one was a lot more like a restaurant and this a railway station. On TA DTF generally gets a very high score, but this restaurant gets more local traffic than the shopping mall it is established in. So the locals seems to appreciate the quality or the deal. Dim... More 

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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,039 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I came here for lunch with some colleagues. The dumplings were uniformly excellent and the service prompt and attentive. I was gratified to find a number of vegetarian options on the menu.

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Thank FactotumDellaCitta
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Ding Tai Fung has always been my favorite restaurant. Dumplings, chicken soup, and deep fried pork chop are all on my must order list. What I like the most about this restaurant chain is their consistency; no matter on foods or services.

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Thank Hwaying W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A great place to visit after having been to the Observatory in Shanghai World Financial Centre. You can watch your Dim Sung being prepared from your table as the kitchen is in full view. The food was fabulous. Service efficient and quick. Go early as very popular and queues build up quickly.

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Thank Bolton20
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The place is loved by foreigners - all super easy to order and good hygene. However as they are mostly basic dishes - it is rather over rated and a little on the higher side of the price points. But to get used to Chinese Food and for the convenience and stable performance is a recommendation.

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Shanghai
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We always stop in when in Shanghai, the fresh made dumplings are absolutely amazing!! Well worth the wait if there is a line up.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Yes, it's a chain restaurant but the food really is terrific. It's quick, and there's a lot of variety for both vegetarians and meat eaters.

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a chain but the quality is fantastic You will have best chinese food experience fresh made express for you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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