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First noodle under the sun

Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
029-87286088
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Fernandina Beach, FL
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

The restaurant was mentioned in our Lonely Planet guide and it turned out it was just a block from our hotel, so we gave it a try. Had two kinds of noodles, one was spinach. Both were great! Vegetables were fresh, and we tried these "pumpkin pies" which were not pumpkin pies at all, but were really good! I saw... More 

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singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013 via mobile

Was in Xi'An two days ago and decided to give this shop a try after sawing the reviews on tripadvisor. Please do not try as the noodles and pancakes that we ordered tasted terrible... Noodles were not handmade, with too much flour instead. More like a shop for tourists. Confirmed this with my tour guide the next day who shared... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Whether they were trying to be kind or hide us away, they put our little family of 4 in a private room. We had a laugh about it, being a very blonde family we stick out a bit in China. The service however, was excellent, they attended to us with great efficiency and big smiles. It was really quite a... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

We had been there on a saturday night and it was busy. Place is famous for special noodle type and it was hard to decide. There are lots of options for other than noodle dishes. We even managed to get two vegetarian options. For 6 courses with drinks we paid only 110 yuan!

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Florence, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

SOOO GOOOD that i went twice. Definately one of the best meals EVER! Good quality, selection and service. COLD BEER! good menus and excellent staff. good english and definately worth the trip.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Very convenient for our hotel (Westin) as right beside fountain end of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda. Compared to many restuarants in China the menu offered a good variety of choice even for those of us less inclined to intestines and feet. In particular the lamb pockets were very good. Portions are large so it is easy to over order... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

The easiest location to find is on the northwest corner of the Big Goose Pagoda complex by the pedestrian overpass. Their specialty is a dipping noodle but I ordered the Biang Biang noodle. The order taker didn't speak English but some of the staff did. Picture menu provided with some crazy English translations. Questions asked when ordering were how many... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

One of the best meal we had in Xian. The noodle is Good. We ordered to dishes with different type of noodle to try and they were good. However, when we ordered other dishes in the menu, we were surprised on the taste, WOW.. Yummy.. Good Taste, Good Quality Food. Our Group is so impressed and decide to go back... More 

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Xi'an, China
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122 reviews 122 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

I live opposite this place more or less, so I see it all the time, I know how busy it is and how popular with the travel guides, really for reasons best known to themselves. If you're a tourist who is close to the pagoda and really has no choice then this place will do, but I was tempted into... More 

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San Francisco, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

While the Chinese characters are insanely complicated to denote the name of this regional specialty noodle, it's quite easy to say "biang biang mian" when ordering. Or easier yet is just point to the first page of the massive picture menu which features the house 3+ meter long noodle with two sauces and various condiments, like whole raw garlic. Since... More 

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

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