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XiAn FanZhuang (Dong Main Street)

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Beilin District Dongdajie 298, Xi'an, China
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+86 29 8653 8688
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Melbourne, Australia
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146 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

I know the other reviewers said this was hard to find, but I really don't think this restaurant exists at the current location anymore. We were there this week and the Xian Hotel that it is meant to be on the 2nd floor of has its doors all chained up, there is lots of rubbish around and the hotel isn't... More 

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Thank Ano444
Washington, DC
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

On the second floor of the Xi'an hotel, there's a restaurant known as the Xi'an Fan Zhuang. While the hotel itself is rundown, the restaurant itself is quite well maintained and managed. It's a hidden gem where real locals go to eat delicious Chinese food. My two friends and I managed to fill ourselves to the brim all for 181... More 

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Thank Edward W
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2015

read all the review, went there with high expectation, but theni was a bit disappointed. For me the food is just average chinese food, i believe there is other better Chinese restaurant, the staff was so lazy to move. we went there pretty late though, so we walked to the table that the staff pointed for us, but when we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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270 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015

My second visit to Xi'an in 12 mths. Came here for dinner and felt the food was good. This restaurant is located at a local hotel called Xi'an Hotel. It serves local Xi'an specialities like the "local hamburger", grilled lamb etc. The food are pretty good. The"hamburger" is pretty heavy, but is tasty. The lamb in particular was delicious. The... More 

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Thank DNLs_mum
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This is a huge restaurant that is good for big groups. The location wise, it is hard to find and is located within a run down hotel called "Xi'an Hotel". Once you locate this hotel, just be brave and take the lift to the restaurant though it don't look like one. Once inside, don't worry, the restaurant is professional managed... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

We read the earlier reviews, so went in with lowered expectations. Note- the restaurant is closed from 2pm to 5pm. We found out the hard way. We asked a local cab driver to take us to the best local food place. He dropped us off here, but it was only 4pm and they did not open until 5pm for dinner... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

this restaurant recomanded by a taxi driver saying serve good xian food. the main dish on the menu not all xian food, some xichun, jejiang....all mixed. the noodle is very nice and there serve small potion that you can try all (5to 6 type). compare to main dish recomand to try their noodle. their main dish taste is just ok... More 

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Thank Rabbit2013
Canberra, Australia
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132 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Can't fault the food here, super tasty local food at very reasonable price. We ordered the Bo Bo chicken, some soup and a couple of other snack type of dishes, all very nice. The chicken was a big hit for the family. Before I ordered, hubby said one chicken would be too much for us but as soon as we... More 

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Thank Qipao
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2014

decided to try this place after reading reviews on TA. we were aware that there was no english menu but there were pictures to guide us. getting a table was difficult because no one wanted to stop & help us. it is a busy restaurant and they don't really have a host to seat you. this is a locals only... More 

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Thank gorillagirl
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014 via mobile

Truly a favourite place for locals. We reached late (about 8:30pm) just in time before their last order at 9pm. We ordered their award-winning chicken dish (gourd chicken - its on their first page), melt-in-your-mouth pork belly and dumplings (minimum order 3pcs). Taste authentic.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
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Cuisine
Asian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beilin District Dongdajie 298, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8653 8688

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?