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LuoYang ZhenBuTong Restaurant (ZhongZhou East Road)

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No.369 East Zhong Zhou Road, Luoyang, China
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+86 379 6395 2609
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singapore
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39 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2015

We had one dinner in Luoyang and we had to experience the "water feast". We are aware of the negative comments both on this site and other local sites. It was a good visual experience which cost us less than RMB200 for the 3 of us. The service was unhelpful. I suppose most patrons are tourists and not expected to... More 

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Thank emster2029
Luoyang, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2014

Been travelling / working in Asia for a few years now, and this place is more trouble tha it's worth. The food may be ok - although the reviews below suggest not, but the service is so painfully awful that I left in disgust and had a very reasonable meal in the restaurant on the other side of the road.

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Thank Richard_Martin17
Shanghai, China
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

I see some reviews, where western people has been highly disappointed. If you are not used to Chinese cuisine, and are not visiting in the company of people who can guide and explain, then I can understand. Personally I have started to enjoy the true Chinese food more and more. And my dinner at Zhen Bu Tong last night was... More 

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Thank Cladieworld
Naples, Italy
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2013

The location is nice but the food is the worst that I have tested in China! I was curious about the water banquet but has been awful...I and my boyfriend have eaten nothing!

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Thank Giusy M
Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

I have the same query as Calvin 266, "how did they get those awards?" If the food is appalling then the service is even worse. The restaurant dressed their waitresses like maidens of the imperial court. However they did such a bad job that the waitresses look comical and ridiculous. The situation was made worse by the waitresses who were... More 

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1 Thank Nancy255103
Beijing
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2013

We had a late lunch there, and it was overall very pleasant. An authentic Luoyang experience! Compared to other restaurants that we went, this is way and beyond the base standard in Luoyang.

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1 Thank TheNikonGuy
Singapore
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

This restaurant has a long history in Luoyang, is unique in its own way with decor of old China and wait staff in period costume. The food is somewhat bland but one can say that's healthy, unlike most food that can be oily and high salt content. The locals do patronize this restaurant as well. We ordered the signature dish... More 

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Thank Wong1129
Singapore
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012 via mobile

We went because 1. An acquaintance from Luoyang highly recommended it 2. A local taxi driver also highly recommended it. The menu was pretty long and we didn't know what to pick. In the end, We ordered the pork belly with preserved vegetables and a pot of tea for 65¥. It wasn't bad but it wasn't delicious either. The tea... More 

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Thank EdnaEdna
Singapore, Singapore
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

The place is really nice looking with great service. The food --- I took 2 taste of each dish (once as the 1st and the second to reconfirmed) and asked to pay the bills... the food was totally awful tasting! Its a disgrace to food in Luoyang because I stayed about a week in Luoyang and ate in some really... More 

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Thank calvin266
Brussels
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2012

Based on raving reviews on the "water banquet" of this restaurant, we gave it a try, but this was the worst diner in one month China travel. Definitively overrated in the guide books.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Fast food
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.369 East Zhong Zhou Road, Luoyang, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Henan  >  Luoyang
  • Phone Number: +86 379 6395 2609

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