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De Fa Chang Restaurant

) #31 of 1,606 Restaurants in Xi'an $$ - $$$ Chinese, Asian
28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
+86 29 8767 6615
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
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Reviewed yesterday

Dont bother to eat at this place. The quality of the food has certainly dropped since I last visited the place in 2009. There are much better food especially dumpling at other joints. Left the place after eating 3 baskets between the 4 of us...More

Thank mel7155
Reviewed 5 days ago

Defachang is one of our favorite restaurants for dumplings (jiaozi) in Xi'an. The location near Bell Tower makes it a quiet heaven a few steps from busy Hui area and crowded Bei YuanMen street.

Thank Vicente8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with 3 total people. We decided to do the dumpling banquet to try new items. Some were good but many did not have great flavor. Wish we had stayed downstairs and ordered ala carte. Service was disinterested and made us feel unwelcome....More

Thank Celestial-Mctown
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i think that has many many type of dumping was one of their selling point but actually that wasn't too tasty and seem expensive. just so so and i love to eat at street stall/shop more than it IMO

Thank iamface
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

There is a mix comment on Trip advisors about this place, but we decided to try it anyway. Sadly, We found their dumplings are far from being good and also expensive. We went for restaurant section on the 2nd floor and took their dumping set...More

1  Thank Ajatura
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Ok place to grab some dumplings, but nothing to really write home about. Reasonable price for ok meal.

Thank SteveParryHK
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Ask for a table in upper second floor to have round tables - and enjoy chinese dishes. Well staffed restaurant for a safe dining experience after much walking as tourist in Xi'An. A light dinner for four would end up less than 300 Rmb in...More

Thank Kaja S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

It's quite interesting to taste Xi'an traditional food, dumplings, in style. We had banquet dumplings (18 different dumplings) accompanied with some pickles. Each shape of dumpling represents the filling. Appreciated the waiters' effort trying to explain each dumpling in English. Price is not cheap, ¥132...More

Thank Ira P
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The prices are high for what you get. They have a variety of dumplings but they are mostly just so so. They had a set menu which included 18 dumplings. We ordered two of them for 3 people and it was plenty of food. It...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Dumplings aren't really my thing, but I can't help but praise the extraordinary number of different dumplings available at this restaurant. There were black squid ink dumplings, miniature dumplings in soup (the number you received inside the soup was special as well, like a little...More

1  Thank Lady_Snowhawk
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is it halal?
16 March 2017|
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Response from V8515FXamandat | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think it is halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8767 6615
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