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Our private and small group Food Tours will show you the best local dishes and flavors that Xian has to offer. Your Private tuk-tuk driver and English speaking guide will introduce you to Xian cuisine and culture by eating where the locals eat...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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68 Sajinqiao Street, Lianhu District, Xi'an 710000, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After fumbling through Shanghai and Suzhou restaurants we decided that we needed to eat and this tour sounded fun. Believe when I say that the food was absolutely delicious, our guide was amazing and the experience was unforgettable, so much so that we booked with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this superb review, we really appreciate it! We are very happy to know that you had great fun, riding on our tuktuks, exploring the Muslim neighborhood and discovering where the locals eat! It was an amazing experience to even meet the cooks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a small tour (party of two, and then two other individuals) on a Wednesday night. We went to four different restaurants, all in the Muslim district, and then to one more restaurant near the South Gate which was followed by a final stop...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this superb review and your shoutout to Sabrina, we really appreciate it! We are very happy to know that you had great fun, riding on our tuktuks, exploring the Muslim neighborhood and discovering where the locals eat! It was an amazing experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was the absolute highlight of our trip to Xi’an. We met our group outside of the firehouse and Rosemary led us to the tuktuk and away we went. Every single place and meal we had was delicious and Rosemary provided amazing conversation and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your stellar review, Niko! The Lost Plate Team tries super hard to find restaurants that would satisfy our guests, so it means a lot when people appreciate our hard work! We are absolutely thrilled to know that you enjoyed the food and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sabrina our guide was fun and informative... we had a amazing night. Very good foos. And lots of laughs. Never laughed so much. Highly recommend *****

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on the 1st snow day of the year, but had a great tour with Michelle. Our options were limited because we are vegetarians, but Michelle was great in helping us find food to eat and making sure our food was not made with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous review Melissa. Our guides are local experts who are enthusiastic about their food and culture! Jumping into the tuktuks to explore the Muslim neighborhood and learning about the history, food culture and livelihood of the locals was really rewarding, isn't...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Xi'an has arguably, the very best food in China. The Lost Plates Tuk Tuk Tour absolutely proves the point. Our tour with Rosemary was a highlight of our trip! The only thing outshining the fabulous food was the charming and enthusiastic Rosemary! Her love for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Lori, Your guide Rosemary was thrilled to see your review. She definitely agrees that Xian has the best food in China. Our Xian tour highlights the Muslim food and culture! It is what is unique to Xian because of the history of Silk Road...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our anniversary on a private evening tour with Rosemary. She was brilliant at giving us lots of interesting information about the food we were eating. The food was delicious, especially the first two stops. We got to try a good variety of different...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Happy anniversary, Kat! We are so happy to know that you had an amazing time with Rosemary on your anniversary celebration. We tasted many restaurants before selecting those that you visited to be on our tour! We are super glad that you enjoyed all the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lost plate is among the best (if not best) food tour operators in China. Their attention to detail is great and the tours are curated to be decently exclusive. The places will be authentic, hole in the wall places and totally local. The price of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I had a tour in Muslim quarter, north west part of the city inside the walls. We had a few local food and delights and saw a local market in the outside of “tourists’ boarder”. Our guide Michelle, born in Xian, has introduced us food...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Lost Plate Food Tour is the best way to get to know Xi’an. My friend and I took a weekend trip to Xian. We chose to give up seeing the other “touristy” things in order to do this tour and it was so worth it!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hello Rebecca, me and Michelle are both glad to know that you had a good time with us. We are thrilled to read your sweet review! It was wonderful to try such a wide range of authentic local food in one evening isn't it? We...More

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GAP-PDX
April 29, 2018|
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Response from LostPlate | Property representative |
Hey there! Yeah we would be happy to see if we can arrange that, but please contact us directly by email with your details and number of people. Thanks!
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Esther K
September 5, 2017|
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Hey Esther, thanks for your question! Our morning visits a local market within the Muslim quarter, which is quite large and more than the touristy street (which we stay away from). The tour ends about a 10 minute walk west... More
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Esther K
September 4, 2017|
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Hey Esther, thanks for your question! Our morning visits a local market within the Muslim quarter, which is quite large and more than the touristy street (which we stay away from). The tour ends about a 10 minute walk west... More
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