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Dian Xiao Er

#339 of 8,555 Restaurants in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 Harbourfront Walk Vivo City # 02 137 138, Singapore 098585, Singapore
+65 6376 9786
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Singapore, Singapore
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1,067 reviews
815 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am not sure why they say the listing at Marina Square is closed, but the dinner we had there yesterday was one of the better meals we had during our stay in Singapore. We opted for the healty set for two, which came with four dishes and a rice for SG$50 plus taxes, which we thought was quite reasonable.... More 

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Thank orator11
Metro Manila, Philippines
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once you have worked up an appetite shopping in Vivocity I suggest you find your way to Dian Xiao Er. Their roast duck is excellent! It was definitely a crowd pleaser! We also had braised mushroom in Chinese wine, a lotus flower dish with their yummy fried rice. Definitely hit the spot!!

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Thank pixim2016
Canberra
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great quick lunch at Dian Xiao Er. We had the house special herbal duck and the prawn and calamari sambal. Both were delicious. This is a tasty spot for lunch in Vivo City.

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Thank CanberraDiner
Kuala Lumpur
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178 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food aside..it's the service that stood out. From the attentiveness to how well the team worked together. It made the food experience more enjoyable.

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Thank Michael C
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered their signature duck dish and a few other dishes like veg, fried prawns and venison meat. Feels like home cooked food

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Thank Susan T
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76 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I love love love their herbal duck with very crispy skin drenched in herbal concoctions I recommend to order these dishes: - Herbal duck: any from the list is good! - Fried Ee Fu noodle

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Thank Leng N
Asia
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103 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I have been here a few times now. I have decided to write a review for this restaurant. We were a group of 7 adults, a baby and a 10 year old What I like: 1- The following food: medicine properties duck/Herbal Duck, Silver Cod Fish in Superior Soy Sauce, stir Fried Lamb Meat in Grassland Style,Xiao Er Fried Tofu,... More 

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Thank WithKidsInMind
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The food was fresh, properly prepared and a great value for the price. The food is out very fast n good...We highly recommend it.

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Thank Johnson0706
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

1 of the more reliable places to eat, and famous for their herbal ducks (3 choices). I also usually order their lotus root with macademia nuts, which is good and interesting. This time, had their mongolian spare ribs for the 1st time and it provides a kick. A fast casual restaurant in a surbuban mall

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Tried their outlet at Waterway Point. Was deciding between the 7 pax dinner set or ala carte menu for 6 adults 1 kid. Approached a service staff to enquire on the size of the set menu dishes (medium or large). Her reply "if it's not medium it will be large, if it's not large it will be medium". It's as... More 

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Management response:

Hi Karen, Thank you for your feedback. Our Training Manager has been informed of this incident and both our Training and Outlet Manager have conducted training sessions to reinforce service standards and prevent such incidences from happening. We sincerely apologise for this and we thank you for informing us of this incident. Nonetheless. we're glad to hear you enjoyed the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Harbourfront Walk Vivo City # 02 137 138, Singapore 098585, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore
  • Phone Number: +65 6376 9786
Description
Dian Xiao Er symbolizes a pit-stop for travelers (customers) to rest and replenish their energy fully before setting off to continue their hectic journeys again. Dian Xiao Er not only provides to the travelers a place of warmth, satisfaction and happiness as they indulge in the delectable dishes, it is also a place for them to interact and build relationships with one another. Dian Xiao Er also symbolizes an element of blessing and fellowship as everyone is brought together in Dian Xiao Er. The ambience at Dian Xiao Er is intentionally planned to be rustic and raw with the careful selection of materials to complement the freshness of the herbal roast ducks which are prepared and roasted in the display kitchen daily. Customers can expect to experience a choice of dining ambience varying from dining inside a traditional Chinese inn to dining inside a rustic timber shed at the foot of a stone cliff.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?