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Bei Jing Dou Yi Chu Shao Mai Guan (Qian Men)

38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
+86 10 6702 1555
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
4 Dec 2016
“280 years old shao mai recipes in Beijing”
4 weeks ago
“Busy because of history but underwhelmed”
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Watched all of the Chinese around us get food, unfortunately forgotten us and had to wait 45mins to get food. Dumplings were ok...

Thank Rachel O
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I am having Shao Mai seafood and pork, taste is not good as expected from its price. I had it in very local restaurant yesterday, taste is better with only 10 CNY, while here is 56 CNY. Pork has strange smell like not fresh, skin...More

Thank Nantanat K
Reviewed 8 May 2017

One of the best dinners we had in Beijing. Strongly recommend their shao mai. We have not tasted anything else but other dishes served in nearby tables looked also very good. They close quite early so make sure you do not arrive after 21h00 (this...More

Thank M K
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

read about this restaurant from my Beijing guidebook, claim to be a famous restaurant which have to wait outside to be seated. suprisingly there were not much customers when we went for dinner. serving was ok, but food preparation was taking too long time. i...More

1  Thank arwen n
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Originated in the 3rd Year of Emperor Qianlong or 1738 AD, this is one of place to taste the original recipe of shao mai.

Thank Ronald_Simanjuntak
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was taken by my Chinese hosts to this restaurant for a late lunch on a Tuesday. The restaurant is claimed to have a history going back 600 years. Downstairs was packed but upstairs was much quieter. Part of the menu, the part listing the...More

1  Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant claims to have had the Emperor eat here but that was I think at least in part because nothing else was open and it was a fair while ago. There was no English menu and we gathered that diners had to supply their...More

Thank Dave_of_Perth
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Had lunch there, had to wait outside for a bit, it is a big place, but was really crowded over lunch. The Shao Mai looks pretty, and taste delicious. Our whole family loved the meal. This is the best place for having Shao Mai. Beat...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Decided to try this place out after reading about it in my Beijing guide book. It was definitely worth it and I returned on my last day to eat here again. Really great vegetarian dumplings.

Thank PrinceAlan
Reviewed 19 May 2015

Visited this place after the long wandering in Temple of Heaven (Tiantan park). Do not expect a shiny and tidy place, but you should come here for the food they serve instead of sightseeing. Waited for a couple of minutes to get a table, as...More

Thank Darkusso D
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Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Qianmen Dajie, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Chongwenmen
  • Neighbourhood: Chongwenmen
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6702 1555
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