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“The best chicken I ever had”

Grandma's Home (City Joy)
Ranked #13 of 1,563 Restaurants in Shenyang
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Nice location , the food is really delicious . In Shenyang there are many good Chinese restaurant, but in my opinion this one is the best one . They serve a chicken cooked in a oven for a long time ( feed hours), but u need to wait only fees minutes because they prepare already during the day. It’s really tender and flavor . Also the fish and vegetables were really good . The price it’s really not expensive .

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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Are you kidding me guys? This is a "cheap and average" place? This is one of the best restaurants I've eaten ok?! Located in Joy City near Shen He district, it was certainly one of my favourite places with all of the great classic Dong Bei meals I've had! Da Xia, Shui Zhu Yu, Niu, and Guo Bao Rou are all common things you can order and eat!

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Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

It is a chain from Xi hu, Hangzhou (If I am not wrong.). There're 2 branches in Shenyang. The 1st one at Joy City, 大悦城 and the 2nd one was just opened a few months ago. Both places have nice ambience, suit all occasions.

It may be a bit difficult for non-Chinese speakers as the normal menu is in Chinese. If you neither can't speak nor read Chinese, ask for a big menu, English with photos. Names of the foods here are unique and a bit different from other restaurants, you just choose them from the photos.

The foods are relatively cheap, decent taste though.

Marinated vegetable with fish is quite spicy and sour (酸菜鱼).

Deep-fried bean curd skin is a must try for anyone who likes crispy food or vegetarian.

Braised bean curd skin is nice for vegetarian too (the name is 素烧鹅).

Steamed prawn with vermicelli is a bit oily but fresh.

Stir-fried chicken with green pepper is a bit hot & spicy, nice for spice lovers. Grilled pork belly (想吃烤肉) is nice too. Stir-fried string bean is good. Wings is also OK.

Baked chicken with tea (茶香鸡) is always the 1st of 2 recommended dishes. Another one is braised pork belly with salty salmon (外婆红烧肉) which I ordered them once at the 1st time only. Mapodoufu (麻婆豆腐) here is incredibly cheap.

Baked eggplant has a bit strange scent for me, not sure for Chinese and other foreigners

Shuizhuyu (oil-boiled fish) and shuizhuroupain (oil-boiled sliced pork) are almost the same taste, only different size (shuizhuyu is bigger.). Both of them are less spicy than other places'.

The only dish I will not recommend is duck liver, it looks good in the menu but the taste & texture are like duck liver mousse, in liver shape.

This place suits everyone who really likes Chinese food. Avoid exact meal time like 12:00-13:00 and 18:00-19:00. Otherwise, you have to wait for a long time.

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Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend and one of her friends. Service was good for a Chinese restaurant, and the prices (since I was paying for us all) was not at all expensive. The place is clean and full of people. Food is not exciting, but definitely fresh. Get the frog dish, it's nice. A great place to go to while shopping in the mall

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Reviewed 1 April 2013

Place is usually packed due to it's location. Food is average, but lots of varities. Service is ok.
Average prices, are cheap for non-locals and average for locals.

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