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Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

(南翔馒头店)
Dumpling Restaurant, Chinese Restaurant, and Dim Sum Restaurant¥¥¥¥
Lǎo běi mén, 上海市
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6.6/10
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  • Nicolas C.
    "Pork and crab steamed dumplings and soup dumpling."(17 Tips)
    Rose M.
    "Head upstairs to avoid the line"(4 Tips)
    Matt H.
    "Sit and eat upstairs and you won't have as much of a wait."(3 Tips)
    Marcus A.
    "Get the Shrimp Ball with Crab Roe Soup together with the dumplings!!"(2 Tips)
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  • P Y
    P YMay 31
    小笼包 is really terrible now. NO soup, no crab taste and the skin is so think... Don't need to come here anymore...
  • Christine H.
    1st floor queue is for takeout, 2nd for dine-in. Go early for no wait. Fried shrimp balls & soup dumplings. Skip the giant XLB with straw.
  • Job V.
    Well...xiao long pao is average... other menu is worst...
  • Carpe D.
    Carpe DiemMarch 30
    Xiao long pao
  • luc t.
    luc tJanuary 7
    Tourist trap alert!!! Don't do it. The lowest quality xiao long bao I've had in years. Sob
  • Lea C.
    Lea ChanDecember 8, 2016
    Dumpling soup is so good! And the Xiao Long Bao is to die for
  • Adrian C.
    Adrian ChanDecember 1, 2016
    Well I guess it just a tourist spot. The dumplings just so so. Had better one at other place. Opposite steamed soup dumpling is much better.
  • Brian T.
    Brian TranJune 19, 2016
    Go upstairs to skip the line
  • E. Levent U.
    E. Levent UysalApril 24, 2016
    Eat upstairs, Because any case you will exceed 80RMB with this delicous taste. (See the bill) crab roe soup + shrimp pork dumpling + spring roll extremely recommended.
  • Ferry F.
    Ferry FirmansjahApril 13, 2016
    The best steam buns & dumplings in the world!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoongFebruary 14, 2016
    Xiao long bao!
  • Anthony W.
    Anthony WinnNovember 28, 2015
    Steamed dumplings and the black sesame buns.
  • Vian
    VianNovember 16, 2015
    Seriously nothing to shout about. Food quality is dropping year by year 👎🏻 very expensive...
  • Koay C.
    Koay Chun YeongNovember 10, 2015
    Such a disappointment! Xiao long bao is not flavourful, skin is dry n thick, does not even break. Waste of money. Dont bother coming!
  • Luis W.
    Luis W.July 11, 2015
    Different min spend amt different taste & quality. 20&50, quality is terrible. Better go for 80/150, but the dimsum still so so only. Typical commercial restaurant, recommend just for one try 😋
  • Daniel C.
    Daniel ChuJuly 3, 2015
    Felt overrated. Same quality of Xiao Long Bao can get anywhere in Shanghai
  • Gary T.
    Gary TanMay 25, 2015
    The same shop sells different version/standards of dumplings, the better tasting but much more expensive ones are upstairs.
  • Gary T.
    Gary TanMay 25, 2015
    The xiaolongbao in Nanjing Road (Jia Jia Tang Bao) is much better and cheaper. Service is just so so.
  • minzyiii
    minzyiiiMarch 16, 2015
    22yuan for 16 dumplings if you queue for takeout. 30yuan for 6 dumplings if you eat on the third level. only the dumplings are worth trying, don't bother about the rest of the items!
  • Sangho. N.
    Sangho. Na mDecember 30, 2014
    1 dish 22 yuan
  • Jason
    JasonDecember 30, 2014
    They have multiple floors and a take out station , hit the 2nd floor if you want pork dumplings only.
  • Marcus A.
    Marcus AlvesDecember 24, 2014
    Get the Shrimp Ball with Crab Roe Soup together with the dumplings!!
  • Trish
    TrishDecember 20, 2014
    2000 rmb minimum tab for a private room. try the shark fin + foie gras dumpling.
  • Bryan C.
    Bryan ChaiDecember 13, 2014
    Nice food^^
  • Pachabe L.
    Pachabe LuksanapromNovember 23, 2014
    Spend 1 hr for queue up.
  • Nicolas C.
    Nicolas ChanAugust 30, 2014
    Buy a chip at the counter and find a seat. After that just sit and the dumplings will come to you.
  • Nicolas C.
    Nicolas ChanAugust 30, 2014
    Pork and crab steamed dumplings and soup dumpling.
  • Rose M.
    Rose MentonAugust 21, 2014
    Head upstairs to avoid the line
  • Nayon N.
    Nayon NachoJune 20, 2014
    Got the chance to taste a bit of heaven. Don't burn yourself though (i burned my throat)
  • Martin
    MartinJune 8, 2014
    Min charge is rmb90 now
  • Carrie
    CarrieJune 4, 2014
    A lot pricier now, 8 xlb for 25 yuan
  • Christine
    ChristineApril 25, 2014
    If you want to take out dumplings, just stand in line at 1F, but for a seated meal, go to 2F or 3F directly. The higher the floor is, the more quiet with the better view guaranteed .
  • Koko L.
    Koko LattApril 16, 2014
    Come early for the best . Line r crazy but worth to wait .
  • Florian V.
    Florian VoßMarch 20, 2014
    Midweek no long line and good food. to go only crab + pork dumplings
  • Casey
    CaseyFebruary 23, 2014
    Not a good place for a business meal while showing guests Yunnan Garden
  • Ashley C.
    Ashley ChewDecember 21, 2013
    Super long queue! Overrated.. Though the smelly tofu didn't smell bad at all and the spicy Xiao long bao was the best! 50RMB per head at min cost :)
  • Jay O.
    Jay OoiOctober 27, 2013
    The 汤包 too hot?! Try suck directly without using the straw.. Then u got to drink the upper part which will be cooler ;-) enjoy!!
  • Roger M.
    Roger MaOctober 11, 2013
    Save yourself sometime and go straight to the 3rd floor!! Their selection of Xiao Long Baos is much more vast up there as well!!
  • jhules02
    jhules02October 4, 2013
    Xiao long bao like no other! Come during non peak hours around 2:30pm.
  • Sara L.
    Sara L.September 4, 2013
    long ass line outside always. so pony up and go upstairs to avoid queuing. bad service but the xiaolongbao is pretty damn delicious.
  • Carlos J.
    Carlos JuanAugust 22, 2013
    Long queue, but delicious!!
  • Felipe B.
    Felipe ByfieldJune 13, 2013
    Warning! Theres a charge of 80 yuan for sitting down on the third floor of the restaurant which they do not make you aware of until you make your order!
  • Jaeyun K.
    Jaeyun KimMay 19, 2013
    Depends on the floor, customer can have different type of buns. I recommend to go up to 2nd floor for much relaxed eating.
  • Rachel myoungjin j.
    Rachel myoungjin jiApril 27, 2013
    Din thai fung is much much better
  • Kristian T.
    Kristian TangApril 15, 2013
    Steamed bun with crab meat and pork stuffing tastes good. ¥ 25 per basket.
  • Christie C.
    Christie CookApril 9, 2013
    Incredible Xiao Long Bao. I'm talking amazing. Sit on the 3rd floor.
  • Matt H.
    Matt HargraveFebruary 6, 2013
    Lines for takeout are always crazy, even on a weekday morning, but well worth it. Sit and eat upstairs and you won't have as much of a wait.
  • Gill
    GillJanuary 27, 2013
    Delicious dumplings! Definitely worth going VIP but make sure your hungry!!!
  • Kelly T.
    Kelly TaiJanuary 1, 2013
    Lousy. Bad service too.
  • David S.
    David StrasserNovember 24, 2012
    Long lines. The dumpling skins are too thick. And it's expensive. Aside from that it's a fun place.
  • Vero J
    Vero JNovember 24, 2012
    Just spend 150 yuan/pp and eat on the third floor. The line is way tooo long to wait on.
  • Sam J.
    Sam JacobsJuly 6, 2012
    You are probably already queuing here and it is pretty good. Next time go local and hit up ling long fang or fuchun!
  • Kevin K.
    Kevin KwanJune 9, 2012
    Long queue for take out. Eat upstair for more comfortable experience. except there is a minimum charge of RMB 80 per head when eating in.
  • Jae C.
    Jae ChoApril 3, 2012
    Speaking of xiaolongbao, I am certain that Dintaifung is much better than Nanxiang.
  • Fuyuhiko T.
    Fuyuhiko TakayaFebruary 25, 2012
    I went to in May 2008. So many people made a line for this restaurant. Be careful ! So I recommend to arrive earlier. See the link for the photo. Read more
  • Damon L.
    Damon LamDecember 10, 2011
    Screw this restaurant the food is terrible and it's super expensive. If you really want to get good food there are plenty other places. I am Chinese and I say it's terrible.
  • Michael M.
    Michael MokOctober 23, 2011
    xiao long bao is pretty bad here, the skin is so thick
  • LA H.
    LA HOctober 18, 2011
    Don't forget to order ginger. It's separate! Read more
  • K
    KSeptember 15, 2011
    The takeout line may be long, but it moves super fast
  • Carpenter
    CarpenterAugust 21, 2011
    You must wait in queue for 40 fuckin' minutes
  • Big Roy
    Big RoyJune 27, 2011
    Crap... First and second floor equally bad... Don't bother trying!
  • Big Roy
    Big RoyJune 27, 2011
    Tried first and second floor ones... Equally bad... Don't bother to try the rest... Really.
  • Big Roy
    Big RoyJune 27, 2011
    Totally not nice at all... WTF SAID IT'S NICE IN THE FIRST PLACE??? CRAP!!!
  • Damon C.
    Damon ChuanMarch 20, 2011
    For 1 to 2 persons, better to go or the premium location with RMB60 min spend. One serve of dumplings alone is around that. Line is much shorter.
  • Paul A.
    Paul ArkFebruary 6, 2011
    Third floor menu is about 3x more expensive than second floor, but about 1/20th the wait for a table
  • Cloudie
    CloudieOctober 20, 2010
    Long line expected even on week days due to World Expo.
  • The Thirsty Pig
    The Thirsty PigSeptember 9, 2010
    Expect long lines on the weekends. Be patient, the lines move fairly smoothly.
  • Jessica H.
    Jessica HoJune 23, 2010
    More variety and higher price tags can be found on the upper levels. Be sure to hone your chopstick skillz, you don't want to lose any soup in the dumplings.
  • S T.
    S TsuiApril 9, 2010
    20 yuan for 16 xiaolongbao. Argh.
  • みんみん
    みんみんMay 26, 2016
    2階で食事をしましたがさほど待たずに入れました。美味しかったぁ♪
  • Hachikaoru
    HachikaoruNovember 23, 2015
    朝一で行くと2階も空いてるよ。
  • Tomato J.
    Tomato JiuceJanuary 11, 2015
    45元のセットがお勧め!
  • Tomato J.
    Tomato JiuceNovember 29, 2014
    豫園観光で休憩するのにお勧めのお店。二階、三階席が景色良くていいと思います。
  • Kane S.
    Kane ShaoFebruary 23, 2014
    上海特色名吃,一楼外卖,二楼堂吃,价格平民较实惠,三楼就是所谓的精品小笼了,服务环境都不错,价钱可想而知,毕竟在城隍庙这么人气旺的地段,不怕没生意
  • newsinchina
    newsinchinaOctober 14, 2013
    6个蟹黄包,48块!尝味即可,吃饱太费钱!
  • Teddy
    TeddySeptember 29, 2013
    混んでいる時は2階、3階のレストランに。値段が高くなりますが、あの列に並ぶことを思うともとが取れると思います。
  • Chic T.
    Chic TsaoJanuary 16, 2013
    泥马颠覆了我几十年来对馒头的认识!
  • Monica L.
    Monica LaiNovember 24, 2012
    小籠包為招牌小吃,店內分為3層樓,1樓為外賣區,2樓及3樓分別為當次區分的用餐區
  • YOYO P.
    YOYO PraiseOctober 13, 2012
    아, 그리고 3층은 같은 음식인데 값이 훨씬 비쌈. 최저소비가를 넘기는거 일도 아님......... ;ㅁ;
  • YOYO P.
    YOYO PraiseOctober 13, 2012
    1층 긴 줄은 테이크아웃 2층 올라가서 왼쪽은 테이블 잡기 눈치싸움 3층은 최저소비 50 & 80 두 종류, 줄은 조금 짧음.
  • Angelo C.
    Angelo CarvajalSeptember 14, 2012
    No importa la cola, a la final la vista es buena y entre semana no es mas de 15 minutos. A la final llegas con mas hambre y los panecillos saben mejor.
  • Tang S.
    Tang SitthichaiAugust 29, 2012
    ถ้าไม่อยากรอให้ขึ้นมาด้านบน จะมีสองฝั่ง ฝั่งนึงต้องจ่าย50元ขึ้น/คน อีกฝั่ง80元/คน เสี่ยวหลงเปาไส้หมูปู และหมูกุ้งอร่อย
  • Jules d.
    Jules diRestaJanuary 8, 2012
    .....'...ㅓㅏㅠ혀ㅗㅜㅐㅏㅜ Read more
  • Jules d.
    Jules diRestaJanuary 8, 2012
    过两天去吃。。。。。。
  • こうらげ
    こうらげNovember 8, 2011
    1階のテイクアウト行列が嫌なら、3階へ行ってみましょう。少し待てば座って食べられます。混雑時は待ち行列がわかりにくいので、要注意です。
  • Hai Y.
    Hai YSeptember 20, 2011
    永远要等位,千万不要去等老头老太,盯着年轻人或老外是最快的
  • Y W.
    Y WJuly 1, 2011
    记忆中小笼的味道是2快钱,去年是16 今年就是25了
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