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Yi Pin

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The Boardwarlk Entertainment Centre | Marine Drive,, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
+27 41 583 6688
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Uitenhage, South Africa
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to take a stroll through the boardwalk on a Saturday night. We hadn't eaten supper yet so we thought we should try Yi Pin. What awesome service and friendly staff.... being our first time at this restaurant, our waitress was kind enough to explain the menu to us. We also met Joe, who was just as welcoming and... More 

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is by far the most Chinese restuarant in PE. The friendly smiles and chat Joe gives makes you feel at home and welcome, not even to mention their great food. Would reccommend this restuarant to any individual that enjoys Chinese food.

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2 Thank fursty2016
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The duck spring rolls were delicious, the sushi was fresh and different to the usual offering and my pork with sweet bean sauce was absolutely delicious - we even returned here on a Monday a week later, only to find it closed, very disappointing !!

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7 Thank jannharoldbader
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It was a first time visit, but really worthwhile. We had a friendly welcome and the service was brisk. We had a couple of different dishes and everything was well prepared and very tasty. I enjoyed the sizzling beef with black bean sauce very much. I for sure, will visit them again.

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8 Thank Retha2013
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The man and I had a lovely date night at Yi Pin last night. The atmosphere was really lovely and the food really great. The waitress happily helped us with recommendations which turned out to be scrumptious :) The only small complaint I have is that the portion sizes are so big! I would have liked to be able to... More 

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3 Thank KimmieB14
Guernsey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Arrived on a tour and even though Joe and his wife knew we were only here for one day we were treated as if we were regulars. Super friendly service with a smile. All the staff were very welcoming - pity we have to move on or we would certainly be back to try more of the menu!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

From arriving till I left I had an amazing experience. Joe is an excellent manager and his recommendation of the prawns was a winner. This man was amazing with everyone in the restaurant. Food was excellent

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3 Thank WikkieT
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had my birthday dinner at Yi Pin, and it was a great experience. It was my first visit, but the food and experience ensured many more to come. There are so many dishes to choose from, and each one we ended up trying was amazing. The staff were also very entertaining, sharing an Afrikaans word or 2 😉

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4 Thank mrs298
Port Alfred, South Africa
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28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had dinner on a Tuesday night, and the restaurant was fairly busy , which is unusual on a Tuesday night. Also nice to see that at least half the patrons were Chinese. The food and service were both of the high standard that we have experienced on every visit.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable chinese food, more on the traditional side than western style. Extensive menu. Good range of wines. The medium steamed fish with egg rice was excellent and on the large size for me. In the Boardwalk complex on Marine Parade so easy to access. Anita provided excellent prompt service! Thanks Anita

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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
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Boardwarlk Entertainment Centre | Marine Drive,, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Eastern Cape  >  Port Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +27 41 583 6688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?