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Review for Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant

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Madame Chewy • 02 Nov 2013 • 122 Reviews • 7 Followers

Groupon deal, food is not bad!

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Brought mummy for a gourmet Chinese meal at Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant because there was a Groupon deal. In the set meal,  there was abalone, soft shell crab and lobster soup- all are mummy’s favorites. The price is reasonable at $56.80++ (2pax) for a seafood meal, so why not?   The first Nanxiang Steamed Bun Restaurant in Shanghai dates back more than a century ago. Its famed for its gigantic King Size Nanxiang Crab Roe Steamed Bun Soup, where diners slurp up the savoury broth with a straw. Most people would associate Groupon food deals with “meh”. But I have to admit I was very contented with the dished we tried. Everything was competently executed, except for the Lobster soup which was way too salty. Ambiance is cherry and service is politely brisk. I can see why this place is packed with families on weekends.

We had:
Chilled Poached Sliced Abalone on Cucumber Salad
Spicy Lobster Steamed Bun Soup
Soft Shell Crab served with wasabi vinegar sauce and a spicy cream made of chardonnay
“Lion Head” with Crab Roe
Golden Fried Rice
Chilled Double Boiled White Fungus with Red Dates  
Recommended for
Children/Family, Dinner, Large Groups, Lunch, Vibrant/Noisy
Average Spend
$62 for 2 pax
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