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No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
+86 159 2764 4871
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“tofu” (4 reviews)
“water spinach” (2 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A group of 7 of us had a great dinner at Emma’s. The menu allowed us to cater for all tastes including both those who wanted to have local food and a vegetarian. The English menu was helpful but the food was all delicious. We...More

Thank Sarah_B_Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After few days in Yunnan, our guide tour took suggested lunch at this friendly English speaking restaurant in the heart of Old city of Dali. It was delicious. We ate egg and tomato cooked dish (shakshuka style), tofu and carrots dish and boneless chicken. I...More

Thank Eddy K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came based on tripadvisor reviews and were not disappointed. The menu was small but varied with good vegetarian options. We had potatoes with local pickles, pork with sweet peppers and spring rolls. All very tasty, great flavours and reasonably priced. Highly recommended.

Thank blondislay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On sept13 2018: Emma’s restaurant, 43 yincang Rd (really a narrow laneway); very friendly Best dishes that we tried were the matsutake with chicken @42cny and shitake mushroom & fungus@26cny, dali ham with asparagus lettuce@38cny also worthwhile. The shangrila beer is expensive @28cny but very...More

Thank andrew l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is about to close when I arrive, the owner-couple were both so nice to allow me in and prepare food, the “Dali cheese rice wine” (乳扇米酒酿) is superb, will definitely come back again

Thank YenyoutubeX
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dali, a magic place and I am here to experience a different way to live in China. I want to Thank you johnny to introduce myself in this wonderful town. I etered inside a simple but worm place, Emma's restaurant. Nice people and good environment....More

Thank corrado_proia
Reviewed September 12, 2018

A little off the beaten track, it is well worth making the effort to find Emma’s. This small and friendly restaurant offers an extensive selection of local cuisine, all cooked to order with fresh ingredients. We especially enjoyed the mushrooms with beef and the dried...More

Thank Richard R
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The food is really good unique and special taste . The service is very good and efficient. We liked specialt the Japanese pumpkin .More

Thank Excursion655919
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Dear guest , Thank you very much for such lovely review for us on TA. I am really happy that you liked the food . The more appreciation for your positive review for our service . Although we are not really professional on our serving...More

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Emma is a relatively simple Chinese restaurant with excellent local food, great service and a wide selection of international beers at much cheaper prices than other places. Menus are in English and Chinese and Emma (the owner and manager) speaks superb English. I really can't...More

Thank AndyGow
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded August 25, 2018

Dear Andy, Thank you for such highly recommendation for us. Because of all your coming , I do feel this restaurant has a heart beat . Thank you very much for bring beautiful human energy to shape the romance for Emma's . My appreciation really...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Like most, we ended up visiting Emma's twice during our time in Dali. First time as it was recommended by our guesthouse and secondly because the food was so good that we wanted to try more. It was our last night in China after 2...More

Thank AliceJW
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Dear Alice, Thank you so much for such glowing review for us . I still can't describe how appreciate I am when I see my lovely guests came twice. For me, It's a tremendous support from all of you . The feelings are subtle ,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
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Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
  • Phone Number: +86 159 2764 4871
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This is a restaurant of Chinese home-style cuisine based on the local flavor and Yunnan ingredients with less oil and less additive. We are in the center of Dali ancient town against Yu'er park back door . We serve dishes for non-vegetarian and vegetarian. Also we try to combine different ways of cooking for finding new fusion flavor . Welcome to Emma! Please enjoy your meal with your family and beloved ones !
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