Ding Hao Shanghai

2711 S. Alma School Road #2
Mesa, AZ 85201
480-897-9458
Ding Hao Shanghai

Lauren Saria

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  • Daily, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
  • Lunch, Dinner
  • Delivery, Kid Friendly, Order Online, Takeout
This relatively new Chinese restaurant in Mesa offers two separate menus, both offering an array of hard-to-find Shanghainese dishes. Specialties of the house include sheng jian bao, a magical pan-fried dumpling that will, according to legend, “make you forget about every other dumpling.” It features a delicate, doughy skin that holds pork filling and a mouthful of hot broth. This eatery’s version is pan-fried with a layer of caramelized sesame seeds on the crisp bottom and a layer of dough around pork filling. Other favorites include a cooked beef hot pot, a spicy cabbage terrine, and delicious, spongy tofu with peanuts.

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