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US$4 - US$8
Chinese, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great time at Emma's. It can be easily located via maps. The place has a nice contemporary decor making it stand out from rest of the Chinese looking joints (i like them too). If i go to Dali again... i will visit...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank AmitabhGupta
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

I've been here twice: simply the best food I've had in china!! (Plus the owner is super nice and speaks really good english)

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mattisof
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Emma's was a delightful surprise. The food tasted very fresh and clean, all the flavors bursting forth. The portions were very generous. The place looks very clean and the owner's pride is very evident that she wants to provide healthy delicious food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ABZ9525
Reviewed October 20, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah_B_Australia
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Eddy K
Reviewed October 11, 2018 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.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank blondislay
Reviewed September 30, 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank andrew l
Reviewed September 17, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank YenyoutubeX
Reviewed September 16, 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Richard R
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