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First noodle under the sun
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Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
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Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
029-87286088
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  • 15
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  • 14
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and massive portions

We tried the one near the great goose pagoda and we were not disappointed! Menu in English with pictures for every dish helps a lot when you can't speak Chinese, plus one of the waiters could speak some English. Portions are massive indeed and we could not finish the four dishes we ordered between... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We tried the one near the great goose pagoda and we were not disappointed! Menu in English with pictures for every dish helps a lot when you can't speak Chinese, plus one of the waiters could speak some English. Portions are massive indeed and we could not finish the four dishes we ordered between the two of us, but food... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The place was crowded but we didn't have to wait a lot for a place in a shared table. Eating the 3-metters noodle is such an experience.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My first impression is very good Nice place, taste, and services excellent. A good price and satisfied my needs of tasting asia food and culinary cuisine

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Mexico City, Mexico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We went for dinner. The service was good, pretty clean and the food was very good. We ordered the classic noodles, 3 mts long with beef, were very good, also we had an egg soup and dumplings that were good. Portions are huge, so be prepared to share. Not expensive, good price-quality value.

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Sarasota, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

A little above a average restaurant, nothing special if you've eaten at a fair amount of Chinese restaurants. Biangbiang noodles were pretty good, and the sweet and sour pork is always a hit with other foreigners, but not any better than most places. If you're nearby it's worth a visit, but don't bother crossing the city for it as there... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Excellent dinner after the water show at the goose pagoda. We ate spinach noodles, belt noodles (must try) and dumplings. Plenty of food, good portion size and very tasty. Dumplings came with nice chilli sauce. Good value for money, efficient service and photo menu. Very helpful in showing westerners how to eat noodles! Only nag is you have to pay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This visit to the Big Goose Pagoda North plaza was an experience. Our helpful waitress spoke English. The portions were huge so we cancelled a dish when we saw the size and we still took some away neatly wrapped. Recommend the sweet and sour pork and the pork filled round flat breads but also the omelet in a wafer thin... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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138 reviews 138 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

There is more than one location and this review is for the one on Xiaozhai E Road. It was easy to find just east of the Big Goose Pagoda North plaza. It was a little difficult to communicate with the staff because no one spoke English, however the menu has pictures and a brief and literal translation to english, so... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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355 reviews 355 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

The time we visited this restaurant, the place was packed, but not a single local was in the place. In just about any place, regardless of which country, the absence of locals is always a bad sign ... in this case, the that proves to be the case too, as the noodles here are bland and fliury, the broth watery,... More 

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Friendswood, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Fare Chinese meal for someone who is not used to Chinese food. Noodles are appreciated all around the round, the way of making them changes, and Xi'an is applauded for this specialty. I have to admit, beside street noodles, this place might be one of the best I have ever tested. Very delicate in taste, subtile flavors. Cosi and interesting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: 029-87286088

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Noodle

Description

029-85398299

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