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Din Tai Fung (Shanghai New World)

#10 of 15,975 Restaurants in Shanghai
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Unit 11A, 2/F, New World Plaza South Section, Lane 123 Xingye Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
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+86 21 6385 8378
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San Diego
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came for lunch with a work colleague. Naturally we ordered the Shanghai soup dumplings along with a beef soup. Both were simple yet tasty and delivered to our table in short order. I've naturally had better dumplings in HK but this place is decent to get your fix. I find it humorous that in SoCal, one has to wait... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything we tried here was delicious! The dumplings were fabulous and the menu is all in pictures.

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Herning, Denmark
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This center is simply too pricey even for quality brand goods. You can bargain the price and get discounts but still you have to pay much more than elsewhere in Shanghai. If you anyway find something you would like to purchase and have negotiated a resonable price, be lucky if they accept a credit card. They did not take Visa... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a sunday night wanna get a table amd taste the famous siu long bao. Waited a bit and got seated outside the door ( still inside shopping mall though). Ordered siu long bao, a vege dish and plain rice. Food was fast. Siu long bao was ok (cannot compare with those u got in a local store). Only... More 

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Thornhill, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We have had lunches and dinners at many Din Tai Fungs in many cities, and we all agreed the one at Xintiandi is still the best of all! Their Soup Dumplings is simply the best, and so are many if not all of their cuisines. All service staff are well trained to provide excellent service. Pick the less busy time... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I was treated to lunch here by the agency that I booked my travel plans with. The food was yummy, but comparatively expensive for the portion size against other traditional Chinese restaurants. For the price at this restaurants you would have been able to feed three pepole. Having said all that, the presentation, service and quality of the food was... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I have been in asia for years way before Din Tai Fung became famous. I dont know what they did or who they paid to get NY times to review them so high but its by far over rated and exaggerated. There are many better places to eat dumplings and Dim Sum. This place aint cheap and really the food... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

We are DTF fans. Had a quick xiao long Bao (10) and fried pork fried rice meal with son. Can't go wrong with these. It cost me 135 RMB. Tip- for tourists this is a great place as their staff always understand English/ menus are in English as well

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Almaty
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I like this brach in HK and I wanted to try it in Shanghai. Everything is the same. Only difference is that in Shanghai there is an option to have 6 or 12 pieces. I can be sure in this place. Food is always good. It's also not a cheap place.

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Rimini, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The service is great and the place is very clean. The dishes are well done, xian long bao and noodles with spicy sesame paste are my favourites. But prices are too high for a traditional dim sum meal, in others places you can eat the same things with the same quality for less. For me is too touristic and "fancy"... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Chinese, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 11A, 2/F, New World Plaza South Section, Lane 123 Xingye Road, Luwan District, Shanghai 200021, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Xintiandi
  • Neighbourhood: Xintiandi
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6385 8378

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Xintiandi
The refurbishment of a block of old shikumen into a carless entertainment center called Xintiandi, filled with restaurants, shops and bars, turned this area below South Huangpi Road into one of Shanghai’s most fashionable areas. Luxe condos house people who can afford the high-end brands that fill the malls and shops along Madang Road. The pleasant Taipinghu Park provides the area with green space and is also home to Shanghai Fashion Week twice a year. It’s not all glitter and glamour, though, as the rise of Danshui Road has given the Xintiandi area a shot of toned-down character. Small bars and cafes, mostly owned by locals, have people hanging out in a formerly quiet, unassuming part of the neighborhood.
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