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Emma

No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
+86 159 2764 4871
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Travellers talk about
“water spinach” (3 reviews)
“tofu” (7 reviews)
“black beans” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not your average Chinese restaurant! An excellent take on classic ingredients, we really enjoyed the change of pace and felt right at home!More

Thank Stefje R
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear guest, Thank you so much for your review , and I am very happy that you liked the food . To be honest, I am very appreciate that you two came for dinner though it was rainy so heavy . Again, thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

location at quite path Yingcang in ancient,delicious Chinese food and nice atmosphere ,friendly staff,the boss Shy speaking fluently english,always offer more help about Dali ,I 'll be back.More

Thank Jorge A
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear J Thank you very much for such lovely review. I am speechless to tell my gratitude for your coming, also for your compliments of our hospitality. It means a lot to me. And I wanna say thank you for bringing me such nice conversation...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chinese food, at his healthy version. Emma and her parents cook everything fresh using best ingredients. The taste is wonderful and the prices are very comfortable. Also Emma speaks fluent English and happy to help with anything she can. Highly recommended! Enjoy!More

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Or Thank you very much for such glowing review ! I'm very grateful to meet you in Emma's . Sometimes I wonder what makes the good connection ? The food, or the universe ? I have no idea ,but very grateful with that ....More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a nice brunch at emma's. She speaks fluent English. The restaurant is Chinese restaurant but with a twist ;) the dishes are a very good version of the Chinese food. We liked it.

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Dear guest, Thank you very much for coming. I'm very glad that you liked the food here. Wish you had a good trip in Yunnan. Emma

Reviewed 17 April 2018

Emma was a nice discovery. Open kitchen, impeccable cleanliness and a smiling Emma who suggested and recommended typical Dali dishes. A modern service for authentic cuisine with local and seasonal products.More

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Giuliettafrank , Ciao 😊 Thank you so much for such sweet review , I am very glad you and your family did enjoy the food in Emma's . I have to say thank you for coming and bringing such good energy , which making...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Emma is a lovely place to eat food if you are visting Dali ancient town. The owner herself speaks such fluent English and gives you very useful advise on Dali including recommnedations for other places you could try to eat. She gives some good suggestions...More

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear K, Thank you so much for such lovely recommendation on TA for us . And what I could ask more when my dear customers come twice during such short stay . To be honest, I was really appreciate that you two came to Emma's...More

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We ate at Emma cafe as it had great reviews on Trip Advisor, and also because it's my name. The owner (who isn't originally called Emma but has adopted that name thanks to the restaurant!) made great recommendations for my veggie boyfriend and we had...More

Thank Emma M
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Dear Emma , Thank you so much for such beautiful review , and also thank you so much for coming . Haha, at some point I feel like I'm writing to myself :) Thanks to the beautiful name, it brings us to meet . I'm...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Brilliant food, great service, unbelievable prices... I don't know what else to say about this place. Definitely try their homemade pickles and pork with pickles as well. The plum wine is a go-to as well.More

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vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Dear R Thank for so much for taking your time to write us such lovely review. I am so glad to meet your big family in Emma's . You guys bring me such a lovely afternoon. I'm glad you enjoyed the food here. I'm very...More

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Emma’s restaurant last night and even though we were late and Emma would usually close at this time she welcomed us with her open arms and made us all welcome. The food was AMAZING and SO FRESH and very very well...More

Thank Danny T
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Dear "Australian travelling family" 🇦🇺🐨👪😊 Oh Dear, this review made my day , and it brings the beautiful memories back again for me . For me, it is such great honor to meet all of you in Emma's . I am appreciate that I got...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

As always, I referred to T.A. For advice as to where to eat. With a heap of glowing reports, I decided that we needed to find Emma’s place and boy I’m glad we did. After living in China on and off for more than a...More

Thank AussieKnight
vega s, Owner at Emma, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Dear guest, Thank you so much for such glowing review . I don't know what I could say to express my appreciation . Sometimes I feel it's beyond the words . When I look back the past eleven months of running this restaurant , I...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.43 Yincang Road, Dali Ancient Town | Opposite the back entrance of Yu'er Park, Dali 671000, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Dali
  • Phone Number: +86 159 2764 4871
  • E-mail
Description
This is a restaurant of Chinese home-style cuisine based on the local flavor and Yunnan ingredients with less oil and less additive. We are in the center of Dali ancient town against Yu'er park back door . We serve dishes for non-vegetarian and vegetarian. Also we try to combine different ways of cooking for finding new fusion flavor . Welcome to Emma! Please enjoy your meal with your family and beloved ones !
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