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Serendipity Diner

No.53 Guangwu Road, Dali Old Town, Dali 671003, China
+86 872 251 0086
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (7 reviews)
“burger” (15 reviews)
“fries” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No.53 Guangwu Road, Dali Old Town, Dali 671003, China
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you go to Dali and want Western breakfast, don't miss Serendipity! I read that all their food is great, but the breakfast is top notch. Don't get me wrong, I love Chinese food and breakfast, but I love American breakfast more, it's the only...More

Thank QingdaoAl
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The menu is very versatile and they have a lot of breakfast options. We had the tuna sandwich and the chicken sandwich, both were served with home fries and were very good. For dessert we had the apple pie with cream which was also very...More

Thank אסתר ר
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

I think we ate at this place at least once every day we were visiting Dali. Great, affordable breakfast specials with bottomless tea or coffee til 11am. The rest of the menu is good too. Nice big seating area upstairs for larger groups. Staff are...More

Thank rose_brenna
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This was a cute little place (and one of the few open in off season) that we stopped into. The restaurant itself is looking a little tired, but the staff were very nice and made a wonderful hamburger! They also have events on their second...More

Thank ally446
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

It is a good dinner style restaurant with a wide range of food available. I had a blue cheeseburger and it was delicious but it was kind of small. My fiance had a pork sandwich which was slightly bigger but small nevertheless.

Thank Uros D
Reviewed January 7, 2018

The set dinner was awesome. Didn't expect such great meal in the ancient town. Two years ago we had dinner at another restaurant at Foreigner's Street. My carbonara came in a claypot covered with cheese, so strange but still pretty tasty though. Over here is...More

Thank TJX05
Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

We had our special Christmas Eve dinner at this small restaurant. The burguers and chips wwre delicious and we had delicious lemon pie. We took with us yummy oatmeal cookies. The following day we went for breakfast. The pancakes, eggs and bacon were well prepared....More

Thank Margarita703
Reviewed December 19, 2017

This American themed diner serves outstanding coffee at a very reasonable price by Chinese standards. The desserts in the chiller cabinet are delicious and the staff are lovely. We liked it so much that we went there twice in 2 days.

Thank SuzieLee71
Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

When I typed "Western-style breakfast in Dali" into Trip Advisor's search engine I really didn't expect anything to pop up. But there was the Serendipity Diner and I'm sure glad of it. This place will put many North American diners to shame. The food was...More

Thank MahlerLives1958
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Nice place! Looks like to be in an American bar like in the movies, owner super nice person, food let's not even speak about it, was incredible nice I think is the best food in town. Cake were amazing, pancakes delicious, coffee with free refill...More

Thank nicodox
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.53 Guangwu Road, Dali Old Town, Dali 671003, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
  • Phone Number: +86 872 251 0086
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