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10 Meters West of Great Mosque Entrance, Xi'an, China
13992822206
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea
Description: Centrally located Xian Lavazza Cafe Espresso is the number one choice for...
Centrally located Xian Lavazza Cafe Espresso is the number one choice for travelers coming to Xian for its wonderful location, great coffee and local chinese tea, and cheap tours. Whether Xian is your final destination or just a stop along the way let our fully licensed in-house travel agency guide you in your discovery of Xi'an.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A break form the mad Muslim market.

Jessica's café offers some peaceful respite from the bustling Muslim market. It's warm in winter and cool in Summer. The coffee is good. Jessica's knowledge and advice on the various Chinese teas sold there were very helpful. I would just love to see some cakes Jessica, and it would be perfect!

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Jessica's café offers some peaceful respite from the bustling Muslim market. It's warm in winter and cool in Summer. The coffee is good. Jessica's knowledge and advice on the various Chinese teas sold there were very helpful. I would just love to see some cakes Jessica, and it would be perfect!

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

As a tea drinker it was nice to find this hidden place near the Muslim mosque. The place is not fancy nor large, just simple and typical to old fashioned tea place in a hidden place.

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Makati, Philippines
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18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Next to the local mosque, a very unlikely place to find a coffee and tea shop. We went there primarily to but chinese tea .... but were surprised with the overall experience ... we had a tea tasting session and experienced how to make chinese tea the right way. Jessica (the owner) spoke very good english and was very knowledgeable... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Very nice place to relax and enjoy air conditioning. The owner, Jessica, and her colleague, Helen, will make sure you feel home whether enjoying a coffee, tea or cold water. They will make sure you are not missing an essential of Xi'an. They care about where you are from and will listen to you. Very nice discussions with them. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I as a little concerned when we arrived there, not much coffee paraphernalia in sight but they delivered very nice coffees. It's a refuge from the bustle of the Muslim quarter and very near the Mosque entrance.

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shanghai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The location near the mosque and muslim quarter is great, the coffee was good and Jessica's helpfulness with travel advice was welcomed. Also appreciated were the complimentary Chinese shortbread-like treats! If you visit in summer the air conditioning and iced coffee varieties a great tonic.

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Hong Kong
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

the good: it's just next to the mosque and the bazaar, if you want to escape the crowds. The place is quiet, clean with friendly staff who speak good english and Chinese and can give you all sorts of cultural advice (from tea to history facts). the bad: maybe it was a single case, but I got my espresso in... More 

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Robina, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We read all the good reviews so decided to give this CAFE a try. It seems to me this small coffee shop gets good ratings from westerners who enjoy the company of those who have good comprehension skills, offer local tourist advice when asked & stock good coffee's & tea. I didn't see any evidence of any real food or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The hustle and bustle of the Muslim Quarter is a must when visiting Xian, and so is a visit to Jessica Lee's Lavazza Cafe and Tea House, just left of the Mosque as you exit it. As well as quality tea, coffee and free wifi, you are in excellent and caring hands with the owner (a former tour guide)- Jessica.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

Travellers take note - If you want good service and a great cup of tea or coffee - this IS the place to go to in Xian. An amazing find in the middle of all the mayhem, totally unexpected and a pleasure to be able to rest the feet and enjoy a really good cup of tea. Jessica was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Meters West of Great Mosque Entrance, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: 13992822206

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

Description

Centrally located Xian Lavazza Cafe Espresso is the number one choice for travelers coming to Xian for its wonderful location, great coffee and local chinese tea, and cheap tours. Whether Xian is your final destination or just a stop along the way let our fully licensed in-house travel agency guide you in your discovery of Xi'an.

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