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DeFaZhang

Anbang Street, Xi'an, China
+86 29 8727 3853
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bell tower” (7 reviews)
“first floor” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Anbang Street, Xi'an, China
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1 - 10 of 44 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Horrible overpriced food. Extremely disappointed and regret taking our guide’s advice for the experience. $128 RMB each for multi course dumpling meal; the dumplings displayed in the lobby are works of art shaped as animals, food shapes … and the ones received were sloppy and...More

2  Thank welltravelled0808
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I went to De Fa Chang while on business trip as it was recommended to me for being on of Xi'an's best local restaurant. Well it's more a tourists destination and cleanliness isn't very good. The service personnel didn't speak English and only tried to...More

Thank Dominique B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Our Hotel recommended this restaurant between the drum and bell tower. The first floor is self service. The second floor offers a banquet dinner. The food was not really special but the presentation and the service were very good. Best dish was the double boiled...More

Thank Fernlicht
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Considered one of the old time restaurants famous for the dim sum, we were disappointed. The dumplings did not come out the way presented in the samples. Don't let your tour guide talk you into going there. There are better restaurants in the Xi'an, just...More

Thank henryholly007
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We came here with their tour guide and sampled many different types of dumplings. It was really fun to try at all and we enjoyed most of it. It's really hard to come here if you are not with a Chinese speaking person. We had...More

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 27 May 2015

With a (small) view of the Bell Tower, it's a pity this restaurant looks more like a fast food canteen to me. We especially went there for dumplings, and ordered a set (32RMB) which contained funny colored dumplings. Without trying dumplings in other places in...More

Thank Alexa C
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

We read about this place in the lonely planet guide and then read reviews here on tripadvisor and thought we were in for a treat. Lonely Planet said this restaurant has been around for 100 years and I can verify that because that's about how...More

1  Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

Thanks to another reviewer we found it easily between the drum and bell tower just up the stairs from Starbucks. We ordered from the pictures as there was no English. Under 200¥ for our family of 7. I recommend the fried dumplings that are purchased...More

Thank Maj1998
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We had a small group dinner here - they brought many types of dumplings and included a good variety of vegetarian ones. This may not be the best restaurant in town but we all liked it a lot. Service was very good and the food...More

Thank Sandi0615
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

We tried this place on the recommendation of friends. It's a good value for money dumpling place and you will never be able to finish all the food in front of you. However, it isn't the best dumpling place in the world and the menu...More

1  Thank WWTraveller26
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anbang Street, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8727 3853
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