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Emma

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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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
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Chinese, Asian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
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Reviewed today via mobile

Emma’s is a delightful, small but bright and cheerful Chinese restaurant serving food made to order (yes, they’ll adjust spiciness whenever possible, give good advice on best food combinations and add or subtract ingredients, within reason, to adjust to your taste buds. It’s open kitchen...More

Thank Reginald W
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner at Emma's last week and we really enjoyed the food and the place. Emma, the owner, is kind and helpful and she speaks English very well. Even if there is only eastern food, the majority of the customers are foreigners; it's a...More

Thank chiara688
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear C, Thank you very much for such wonderful review for Emma's . First of all, I am very appreciate for your advise about the lights. I. will think about it. It means a lot to me to hear from my guests. It helps us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Emma restaurant is the best chainese food in dali. Quiet place , realy nice design .. abd the food is so awsome. Thank you emma!More

Thank Ori D
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear O, Thank you so much for such highly recommendation. I'm really glad you enjoyed the food in Emma's. Nothing makes me happier than hearing such glowing review . We're a bit hidden from the main road, but still centered in the old town. Every...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All the reviews here are more then correct. The food at Emma's is exceptional, easily the best we had during our trip through China. After reading the reviews here I first was afraid the food would be westernalised to much but this was not the...More

Thank Daan C
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear D , Thank you so much for such stunning review for Emma's. Every time I see " the best " from our wonderful guests' review, I'd be happy for a while, not just it's such a big strive for us to make it better...More

Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Not your average Chinese restaurant! An excellent take on classic ingredients, we really enjoyed the change of pace and felt right at home!More

Thank Stefje R
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review , and I am very happy that you liked the food . To be honest, I am very appreciate that you two came for dinner though it was rainy so heavy . Again, thank you for...More

Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

location at quite path Yingcang in ancient,delicious Chinese food and nice atmosphere ,friendly staff,the boss Shy speaking fluently english,always offer more help about Dali ,I 'll be back.More

Thank Jorge A
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2018

Dear J Thank you very much for such lovely review. I am speechless to tell my gratitude for your coming, also for your compliments of our hospitality. It means a lot to me. And I wanna say thank you for bringing me such nice conversation...More

Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

Chinese food, at his healthy version. Emma and her parents cook everything fresh using best ingredients. The taste is wonderful and the prices are very comfortable. Also Emma speaks fluent English and happy to help with anything she can. Highly recommended! Enjoy!More

Thank Or A
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Dear Or Thank you very much for such glowing review ! I'm very grateful to meet you in Emma's . Sometimes I wonder what makes the good connection ? The food, or the universe ? I have no idea ,but very grateful with that ....More

Reviewed May 6, 2018

We had a nice brunch at emma's. She speaks fluent English. The restaurant is Chinese restaurant but with a twist ;) the dishes are a very good version of the Chinese food. We liked it.

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Dear guest, Thank you very much for coming. I'm very glad that you liked the food here. Wish you had a good trip in Yunnan. Emma

Reviewed April 16, 2018

Emma was a nice discovery. Open kitchen, impeccable cleanliness and a smiling Emma who suggested and recommended typical Dali dishes. A modern service for authentic cuisine with local and seasonal products.More

Thank giuliettafrank
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Dear Giuliettafrank , Ciao 😊 Thank you so much for such sweet review , I am very glad you and your family did enjoy the food in Emma's . I have to say thank you for coming and bringing such good energy , which making...More

Reviewed April 14, 2018

Emma is a lovely place to eat food if you are visting Dali ancient town. The owner herself speaks such fluent English and gives you very useful advise on Dali including recommnedations for other places you could try to eat. She gives some good suggestions...More

Thank Kitu18
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Dear K, Thank you so much for such lovely recommendation on TA for us . And what I could ask more when my dear customers come twice during such short stay . To be honest, I was really appreciate that you two came to Emma's...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
10:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
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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Description
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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