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Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao

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Shop 2018-2020, Level 2, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
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852-22953811
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The dumplings were very nice. In fact, addictive! The queue can be long at lunch, but the food was worth it. Will be eating here again when back in Hong Kong!

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Thank James C
Hong Kong, China
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169 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Efficient seating arrangement and allocating, we had a 20 minute wait at the end of the rush lunch hour, but having the location it has, in the IFC Mall, right on top of the Airport Express arrivals and departures, it was packed with what I assume are tourist travellers. My dish was cold when it arrived, and it got to... More 

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Thank Santiago M
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438 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 436 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whichever location you go to, and there are several, this restaurant seems to be able to always serve up the same quality of food. We had the famous Xiao long bao dumplings, some vegetables, tofu noodles and noodles in soup...delicious!

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Thank jacquelinem449
Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This is a franchise that gets it right. It became a firm favourite in Singapore with its outlets at Holland Village and Greater World City. We visited the Hong Kong Restaurant in IFC in Central. What impresses is the spotless tables and fast service. They want you in and out quick to make more money. With such curt service you... More 

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Thank Bob S
Barrie, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch there and I would go back for sure. We got there before the crowd and the service was great. The dumplings were filled with soup. Every dish we had we enjoyed. Make sure you go early for lunch as it gets very busy

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Thank traveller952016
Milan, Italy
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had great food here. If you are in Central and you love Chinese food you must visit this restaurant. Cheap price and great food. Xiao long bao are amazing.

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Thank justfabio
Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Servers will try to avoid you as much as they can. We webt there for the xiao lobg bao as my daughter is craving for one. It is not as good as the one from din tai fung. My advice - dont settle for less especially if the service is worse - or worst!

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Thank KarlRamos
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Change the manager : argueing , not serving ... what a mess for beloved Crystal Jade. I will not queue here anymore ; service in restaurant was so poor

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Thank LEIYIHK
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161 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

This is a well positioned restaurant that is very busy. Either call ahead or take a number before you check in downstairs. Good menu selection with tasty Shanghai cuisine.

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Thank 26cedrict
Paris, France
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199 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Always interesting to eat over there even though always ordered take out! Need to order quite in advance as weekdays it gets quite crowded. Food is tasty but overall I find the price a bit too high for the quality. Overall OK experience, and wouldn't come every week but once every month is good!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2018-2020, Level 2, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Central
  • Neighbourhood: Central
  • Phone Number: 852-22953811

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Central
When people think of Hong Kong, most imagine movies with famous skyscrapers dominating the skyline. The area widely known as Central is the major financial hub and entertainment district, which truly lives up to the saying, “work hard, play hard.” Bars stay open late into the night and there just happens to be a street party every weekend. Although everything seems to be operating at lightning speed, Central is full of quiet, hidden gems. Nestled between office towers are wet markets and some of the city’s oldest restaurants dating back to the 1960s. Feeling a bit overwhelmed? Retreat from the crowds by exploring beautifully restored historical buildings and even a green oasis of botanical gardens.
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