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“Yummy Xiao Long Bao!”
Review of Paradise Dynasty

Paradise Dynasty
Ranked #49 of 17,338 Restaurants in Shanghai
Certificate of Excellence
Neighbourhood: Lujiazui
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Neighbourhood: Lujiazui
Reviewed 26 February 2015

My friend took me to the one opened in iapm mall. although i saw this 8 colored Xiao long bao in HK advertisement awhile ago. Finally tried in Shanghai! very nice and yummy highly recommend! must try! We ordered other food as well like cold dish - spicy black mushroom. worth to try. All the food we ordered were delicious. Only one thing i have to say, in Shanghai or China, every restaurant has many waiters/waitresses. But you need to call them up then they come for service, otherwise they are just busy looking/checking their mobile phones instead of providing service to the customers!

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Reviewed 8 February 2015

Recently, I have been eating a lot of Xiao long bao. I just love the thin dough skin, the meat or shrimp mixture inside and of course the juice is the best part. As IAPM opened a year ago, I have since seen a lot of advertising about the Paradise Dynasty restaurant opening. After a long wait, It has finally happened. So naturally I had to try it! The place is modern (as IAPM is), very clean and well situated on the last floor near the IMAX cinema.
The service is … well, I don’t want to sound racist but chinese restaurant have a lot of things to do to improve their service. Paradise Dynasty is a big brand who want to sound chic/luxurous so the staff should be almost perfect. Instead of that, they were lazy, noisy (talking to each other and laughing loudly) not very active and we waited way too long for our order (30 minutes at least). Regardless, we were there to try those famous xiao long bao. The second surprise was that the prices are not that high, although of course it’s expensive compared to the local small businesses that sell the xiao long bao, baozi, etc… but It’s really affordable (200 yuan for two, being full and delighted at the end of the feast).
Now, let’s talk about the xiao long bao, 58 yuan for 8 first-of-its-kind types of xiao long bao such as the original, ginseng, foie gras, black truffles, crab roe, cheese, garlic and Szechuan. They are all really tasty and surprisingly taste as described, the ingredients are probably genuine and not ‘flavoured’. The cheesy xiao long bao and the black truffle are my favorites. For those who want to try it, it’s highly recommended. If you have family or friends visiting and they are tired of the local dirty restaurant (but delicious, we all agree), Paradise Dynasty is the perfect spot, they have most of the traditional chinese/shanghainese food for a nice price in a nice environment. Even if that local dirty shop really tastes better.

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Thank Yannick L
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Reviewed 15 January 2015

even i'm a more meat/steak lover - you get hooked by these dumplings!
i swear, i cannot eat any dumplings somewhere else; at least all get measured to these here.
Also all the other dishes are simply fantastic.
Make sure you have a reservation if you are more than 2 people; this restaurant is always crowded.

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Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 12 January 2015

You must try their colorful dumplings. Each color has a different fragrance/taste and a different filling (chicken to crab to all kind of other meat)

Heard that the place is always crowded and that speaks for itself. Must try!

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Reviewed 7 October 2014

Located in the IFC mall on the 3rd floor, this well crowded place serves great Dim Sum and Ramen.

Unfortunately none of the employees speak English, so hand gestures will get handy! however the menu is in English along with photos to make it easier to order.

Price average is 140 RMB (20 Euros) per person and you get a fair deal of food.

I recommend the sweet and sour chicken, Beef with black bean sauce, Shrimps with tomato sauce and fried rice

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