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De Fa Chang Restaurant

28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
+86 29 8767 6615
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“duck” (17 reviews)
“dumpling soup” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
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28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an experience! I would recommend you go big and get the buffet! You get to try 12 different types of dumplings! It reminded me of a box of chocolates. You don't know what you are going to get until you take a bite....More

Thank Sondra W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here as part of a 16 day China tour.....it was one of the best meals we had! Great variety of dumplings all shaped to the animal (or plant) the filling contained....although delicious, we felt a lot of them tasted the same (like...More

Thank RichardF38
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a chance to taste many types of dumplings at this restaurant as our last dinner before departing Xian to our sweet home. A good meal besides dumplings, we had other dishes too, one to remember was the smoked duck. Good and friendly service.

Thank sy3717
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not like we have ever had we had dumplings can out all the time the only thing was they didn't tell us what they were you would bite into them not knowing sometimes with a bad shock

Thank cats22014
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had the dumpling banquet and they were quite tasty - unusual fillings which we liked a lot. The 'mini dumplings' they brought were largely tasteless, but the pickles we had at the beginning were very good. Don't be confused by the 'cafeteria' style restaurant...More

Thank HetherPhil
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

The dumpling banquet provides an excellent range of dumplings. The beef and mutton dumplings are complemented with more exotic offerings such as seafood and walnut.

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 30 May 2018

David P and I agree. Wonderful array of dumplings where they deal with the selection as an art form. The dough is very thin and blends well with the specific fillings. They also do some fun shapes which could please children or the kid in...More

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Tried dumplings several times in other restaurants in Xi’an, and found that you can get similar or even better dumplings at most of the others, which were also cheaper. So unless you want to eat the culture behind the food or get a VIP feeling...More

Thank Sunny W
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Wonderful dumpling restaurant centrally located near Bell Tower and Drum Tower, with great views from 1st floor. The food was stunning and service excellent. Best dumplings in Xi'an. Thank you

Thank David P
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Again this is quite a funs restaurant to visit with good views. Our kids enjoyed all the different dumlimgs - and there were a lot! However, not top quality and I have had much better. Bit of a tourist trap but would probably recommend going...More

1  Thank Rachel W
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Response from V8515FXamandat | Reviewed this property |
No I don't think it is halal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Pingan Market, Bell Tower Square, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8767 6615
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