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Lost Plate Xian Food Tours

Xi'an, China
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About Lost Plate Xian Food Tours
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. Includes unlimited food and beverages (including beer).
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Xi'an Evening Food Tour by TukTuk

Once the last stop on the fabled Silk Road, the ancient city of Xi’an is a melting-pot of cultures—with a rich culinary tradition to match. On this insider’s food tour, leave navigation to your guide, who leads you through the winding streets of the Old City. Ride in style between food stops in your own private tuk-tuk, and enjoy a morning or evening tour to best suit your schedule. 
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verolebel wrote a review Jul 6
Shanghai, China70 contributions85 helpful votes
We had a great time and great food on our (private!) tour with Michelle. The highlight for us was definitely the bowl of biangbiangmian we had at our first stop. These tasty hand pulled noodles are so typical of Xi'an! We also enjoyed our stop at Mr. Liu's BBQ joint because we got to interact with him and his wife. The third stop for us was the least enjoyable, the dumplings were ok but we have lived in China for 14 years so this kind of food is nothing new for us. We then went to a small restaurant to eat a delicious chicken but at that point we were already full. We ended the tour in a brewery for a beer tasting. In brief this is a great food tour but maybe we would have enjoyed to visit less places so we don't feel rushed to eat and to leave unfinished dishes behind. For example the dumpling place could be skipped and replaced with a dessert or some sweets from one of the stalls in the market. I think it would also be interesting to introduce a bit more of background about the history, the Muslim quarter and the special food sold in the stalls. I would recommend Michelle though as she was knowledgeable, flexible and friendly. And we loved riding the tuk-tuk!
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Date of experience: July 2021
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Joel S wrote a review Jun 2021
Sydney, Australia9 contributions1 helpful vote
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Amazing food at local, hidden restaurants that you probably wouldn't find yourself. Authentic, delicious food! Great site seeing. Stayed in an amazing cave hotel and got to see the terracotta warriors!
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Date of experience: June 2021
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Ajmy05 wrote a review Jun 2021
Whitefield, United Kingdom41 contributions49 helpful votes
This was our fifth Lost Plate Tour experience so we are clearly fans! It was a great introduction to Xian, both the local food (some of the best I’ve experienced in China) and local sites - my highlight was cycling around the city wall! LP are great at finding excellent venues and spots that you’d never find by yourself.
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Donna Travels wrote a review Jun 2021
Beijing, China6 contributions
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We thoroughly enjoyed our morning tour. Our guide, Michelle, was attentive, knowledgeable, and fun! The tuk-tuk drivers were on point. The meeting location was easy to find. All of the samplings were delicious. Michelle explained the processes for making the dishes and some history of the small family-run shops we visited. The small group size makes it fun for meeting and exploring with new friends. Our favorite dish was the savory beef pancakes...they were extraordinarily flavorful!! We even went back to have it for breakfast one more time before we departed. It was great having Michelle show us around the market too. Cricket fighting. Who knew?! If you enjoy food, you'll regret not taking this tour... don't miss it!!
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Joshua C wrote a review Apr 2021
London, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
This trip was an absolute highlight of my time in China. As a non-Chinese speaker, with a limited time to spend in Shaanxi and a strong love of food, it took away the uncertainty and difficulty that often comes with finding the best things to eat and to do off of the well-trod tourist path. The itinerary was a perfect balance of eating, sight-seeing and socialising, covering all of the best-known sights while also veering off into territory no non-local could find. And the food was THE BEST EVER, well-curated, plentiful, and expertly explained by our guide. Thanks @LostPlate.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Response from LostPlate, Owner at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours
Responded May 25, 2021
Hi Joshua, thank you so much for joining us in Xian for our 4-day trip! Your review and feedback is so valuable, and we're so happy to see you enjoyed everything. The food is soooo good right?! Thanks again, always a pleasure.
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