Dumplings in Yantai

Xiāngfǔ Ròudīng Shuǐjiǎo

At the south end of Fulai Lijie, this tiny restaurant draws foodies from afar with its speciality dumplings (水饺,shuǐjiǎo); the ones stuffed with tender bàyú (鲅鱼; ¥40 per jīn, more than enough for two), a locally...

Seafood in Yantai

Róngxiáng Hǎixiān

At this perpetually packed local institution, the seafood is crawling/swimming/blinking at one end of the room where you put in your order. Everything is priced, even the veggies; you just point at what you want,...

Barbecue in Yantai

No 9 Courtyard

Set back from the promenade, but still with a view of the sea, this place comes alive in the evening when the barbecue is wheeled out, and punters sit in the courtyard enjoying grilled skewers (lamb chunks,...