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“Delicious Award-Winning Aromatic Crispy Chicken” 4 of 5 stars
Review of XiAn FanZhuang (Dong Main Street)

XiAn FanZhuang (Dong Main Street)
Beilin District Dongdajie 298, Xi'an, China
029-86538688
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Ranked #23 of 1,484 Restaurants in Xi'an
Cuisines: NorthWestern Chinese
Dining options: Dinner
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Delicious Award-Winning Aromatic Crispy Chicken”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Kuala Selangor, Malaysia
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“So yummy & cheap!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

The dining hall is huge & simple. Place was packed & noisy. The menu was in Chinese but fortunately had pictures to help us decide. Every dish we had was tasty & delicious. the lamb rack, salt pepper chicken & small fried fish was perfectly cooked, it was tender & so well marinated.. Stir fried veg was ok. The bun with shredded pork was tasty but bun could have been thinner. We were pleasantly surprised when the bill came for four including 4 bottles of beer was only RMB370!! Real value for money that for four of us!!!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews
“not touristy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Not touristy, this is what makes the restaurant so good. Great food, many options. Menu only in Chinese but we were surprised to find some of the waitresses speak English and understand what you want easier than the ones in many of the restaurants in Beijing. Easy to find.

Visited May 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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417 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
“Tasty food, popular with locals. ”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Picture menu with chinese only. If you dont have anyone in your group that speaks chinese, just go with whatever looks good, everything we've tried here has been tasty. If you can't decide, tell your waitress what you like and ask for recommendations. We do this all over the place, and results are generally good.

A bit more pricey that some other places nearby, but still very reasonable for this quality of food and service.

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“Delicious Food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We decided to give this restaurant a try as it was close to our hostel and had such good reviews. It's on the 2nd floor of Xian Hotel. The place was packed with locals & we had to wait for a table for 4.

They had a picture menu but NO english & NO english speaking staff. So we took a chance & just ordered what we thought looked good. The food turned out to be delicious! We tried 3 types of noodles that came in tiny little bowls. My 9 year old loved the soupy one so much he had 4 bowls! We also ordered the roast chicken, the little stuffed buns and a stir fried vege.

Although we couldnt communicate well with the staff, they were very helpful.

While we enjoyed the food at this restaurant, we loved the street food (which is plentiful especially at the muslim quarter) just as much & for a fraction of the costs. Having said that, prices were reasonable for an upmarket restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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