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NanJing DaPai Dang (DeJi Plaza)

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18 Zhongshan Road | exit 7 Metro Line 1/ Xinjiekou Station, Nanjing, China
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+86 25 8472 2777
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like so many mid-range recommendations in China on this site, an overly popular spot. Expect to wait at least 30 minutes for a table at lunchtime. Book ahead for dinner. Or just eat somewhere else -- it's in a mall!

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Thank warnold29
Nanjing, China
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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

As a Nanjing local,the food here is good but expensive compared to the ones you can find on street.But you can get clean food and good restaurant.I would recommend to have snacks here ,other food are average.

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Thank Jun W
Setubal, Portugal
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135 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had already been to their restaurant in Beijing and I was taken by a Chinese friend living in Nanjingto this one. No regrets. We ordered like 7 or 8 dishes and I all of them were outstanding. All at very reasonable prices. If you're going to Nanjing, don't miss this!

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Thank Nuno G
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This place is perfect for tourists and foreigners, good atmosphere and decent food, but if you really want to try some real nanjing food, trust me, thi place is not the best choice.

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Thank Jieyu-Chen
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

After hearing that this was the best rated restaurant for local food in Nanjing my family and I waited 2-1/2 hours yesterday without being seated before finally giving up and going home. Today, after only 2 hours, we got "lucky" to get a seat. After an hour they finally took our order, only to tell us about half of the... More 

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Thank RedRabbit661
Changsha, China
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55 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My Chinese friend booked online and brought me here to experience a recreation of an old Chinese restaurant, complete with traditional music and local Nanjing food such as Meiling Zhou. Maybe it was our choice of dishes, but compared to south China where I live, the food was extremely sweet for dinner time, but still very good after a day... More 

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Thank Lilijp03
Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This restaurant is on the seventh floor of a commercial buildin and shopping centre and was an unexpected find. It´s in Jin Mao Plaza. The noodle soup was excellent and plentiful,as was the main courses of chicken in a sauce(sorry,I dont know the name of the dish) but was excellent with sticky rice. The ambiance was good and the staff... More 

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Thank mpgm63
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The food is good but took forever to serve us. Too much grease and good atmosphere. Is better than other restaurants in the area.

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North Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great food, very good service (speed, cleanliness), good ambience. Can't complain. If there is anything we must complain of : noise level, and queue. We came here three times in 4 days we visited Nanjing. Particular dish : steam fish with star anise . Fragrant & soft texture ... Great dessert (walnut cake). Only dish we can't finish is veggie... More 

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Thank wisepine
Hong Kong, China
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Local Central China cuisine which should be highly attractive to tourists and locals alike. Pricing is reasonable and the food is both good in terms of quality and in quantity. A very dining experience and the service is good.

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Thank Joseph T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Zhongshan Road | exit 7 Metro Line 1/ Xinjiekou Station, Nanjing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Nanjing
  • Phone Number: +86 25 8472 2777

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