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Eastern & Northern Dumpling Restaurant

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Joo Chiat
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220 East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
+65 6344 7002
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Can sit in side aircon, clean place, good variety of dumplings and other dishes, good service but hard to get a smile (as usual in Singapore)... allow you to BYO wine which is great.

Thank luckyphil008
Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

You will get here Chinese dishes from northern China, pretty rare in Singapore. We had different variations of noodle dishes. My absolute favorite was the oxtail soup. The celery and cashew nuts dish was excellent. We also had pork as well as vegetable dumplings. These are less refined than those found in Din Tai Fung. But they are authentic, exactly... More 

Thank Michael_Paris
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Don't let the title put you off, the food is worth it and the service is that bad you will laugh. If you speak Chinese you are probably fine, but if not be prepared to be ignored and given a good dose of spite and resentment (exactly how my wife cooks). That said you will eventually get served and the... More 

Thank Wander919
Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Most Chinese restaurants in Singapore serve cuisine from the south of China and usually modified to southeast Asian tastes. This place serves relatively authentic north-east Chinese cuisine, although admittedly not as spicy was you would find in mainland China itself. They've recently rebranded themselves "Tall Girl Cuisine" on some of their signage (owing to the height of the owner who... More 

Thank FrequentTravellerPW
Singapore, Singapore
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260 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Eastern & Northern Dumpling Restaurant does has good Northern Chinese food. Price is reasonable but parking is difficult along the road

Thank PToh55
Northern California
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106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Everything ordered was delicious and very authentic tasting. Oxtail noodle soup was tasty and the few pieces of oxtail were meaty but not mushy. The pork "pizza pie" was hot and greasy, but ain't complaining. We knew what we were getting into ordering something fried. The xiao long bao dumplings had a thicker skin than I prefer but the filling... More 

Thank ikodikomi
Singapore, Singapore
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241 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

premise - simple and nothing to shout about but full AC so that's good location - along East Coast Road, carpark can be a pain staff - crap service, non attentive (thank God food is awesome) food - very good and very affordable. forget Din Tai Fung!!!! the Xiao Long Bao is WAY better here!!! crowd - we were early... More 

1 Thank Gee_P_75
Singapore, Singapore
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

We have been going to dong bei for almost 7 years since coming to Singapore. Our favorite dish is the fish meat boiled in chili soup. You should also try their dumpling. The restaurant staff are friendly. Not sure if they understand English. But it is a hole in the wall place. Some people may say it is not Shi-Chuan... More 

Thank kervingo
Shoham, Israel
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84 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2013

This small dumpling\Chinese restaurant is by far the best one I have ever eaten at. There are only around 10 tables that give you a feeling of an intimate feeling, although you are not sitting in a private booth. The food is very good and a you have a great variety of dishes to choose from. The small Chinese pizza... More 

2 Thank Danny972
Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Allow me to say that I love dong bei style chinese cuisine and as far as chinese comfort food goes, there is no better choice in my world. As such I have been on the constant lookout for such a restaurant in Singapore for many years on end. Practically all the places I've been to in singapore have fallen short... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 East Coast Road, Singapore, Singapore
  • Location: Asia  >  Singapore  >  Singapore>  > Joo Chiat
  • Neighbourhood: Joo Chiat
  • Phone Number: +65 6344 7002

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is packed with colourful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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