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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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6.7/10
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  • Nicolas C.
    "Pork and crab steamed dumplings and soup dumpling."(13 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)
81 Tips and reviews
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  • Adrian C.
    Adrian Chan2 days ago
    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
    Go upstairs to skip the line
  • E. Levent U.
    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.
    The best steam buns & dumplings in the world!
  • Andrew C.
    Andrew ChoongFebruary 14
    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!
    Upvoted Sep 24
  • 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.
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