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Authentic Old Xi'an Back Street Food Tour provided by Catherine Lu Tours Xi'an

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Authentic Old Xi'an Back Street Food Tour

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  • You'll start at
    Hilton Xi'an
    199 Xinjie St, Zhong Lou Shang Quan, Xincheng Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    Your guide will meet you in Hilton hotel lobby (No.199 Dongxin jie street). 新城区东新街199号(西安万达希尔顿酒店)
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    Yongxingfang
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    This 3-hour non-touristy local food night tour lets you try out more than 15 kinds of authentic Xi’an local food. This tour is not just about food but also about the folk culture, traditional cooking methods and interesting drinking ceremony. Have fun with locals in a lively and colorful cultural area with dozens of workshops. Watch local chefs prepare numerous dishes such as tofu pudding, hand cut round noodles and savory meats. Learn about the local cuisine over unlimited beers and sodas, and enjoy a last local ice cream stop at the end.
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  • You'll end at
    Hilton Xi'an
    199 Xinjie St, Zhong Lou Shang Quan, Xincheng Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
    Your guide will meet you in Hilton hotel lobby (No.199 Dongxin jie street). 新城区东新街199号(西安万达希尔顿酒店)
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Hilton Xi'an, 199 Xinjie St, Zhong Lou Shang Quan, Xincheng Qu, Xian Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • English-speaking tour guide service fee
  • Food tasting (enough for dinner)
  • Unlimited local beer
  • Unlimited local drinks
  • 1 ice cream
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Entry/Admission - Yongxingfang
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Personal expense
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
  • Meeting point is Hilton hotel lobby (Dongxinjie street) or your hotel lobby according to your booking.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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baschib2016 wrote a review Nov 2019
15 contributions5 helpful votes
This tour really left me speechless. My tour guide Sunday did the tour, also I was her only customer this day. So I had the chance to get to know a huge variety of local food and drinks. She will buy for you everything you want to try and takes a lot of time for questions and to
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Antonio L wrote a review Jul 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Sunday was an outstanding tour guide. She gave tons of history and background information about the foods and neighborhoods.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Rebecca wrote a review Jun 2019
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Sunday was wonderful guide, showing us around spots that only locals eat, introducing us to new dishes, and taking lots of pictures for us along the way (she knows all the best food spots and the most instagrammable spots!). The tour was highly personalized and it felt almost
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Date of experience: June 2019
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PannyCanberra wrote a review Mar 2019
Canberra, Australia10 contributions7 helpful votes
Our guide, Sunday, was there waiting for us at the Hilton and what a feast followed. We were taken to quite a few local eateries - some you would not have known were there. We had a dish on tiny chairs and table on the pavement with the locals. There was so much food we were
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Shanbilly wrote a review Mar 2019
Melbourne, Australia27 contributions1 helpful vote
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Sunday took myself and my friend on the most amazing private tour. She was full of so much history and local knowledge it really made our trip so special. The tour itself was only meant to have a few dishes includes and we easily ate 12-15 different local flavors proving that
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Date of experience: March 2019
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