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First Noodle Under The Sun

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Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
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+86 29 8728 6088
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Mahomet, IL
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel the Westin. Both the hotel and the restaurant are off a nice park. We picked it because of the distance from our hotel and its ratings. We were seated quickly. The place is nicely decorated and you can't miss the sign on out front. No one spoke English well enough to communicate... More 

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Sulphur Springs, TX
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Not at all what I was hoping. We were sent here by our hotel as THE place to get dumplings. No one understood English. Only one picture showed dumplings. Could not tell what kind they were. We ordered them and I still could not figure out what they were. Not very good. We could not even finish them. Disappointing.

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Thank Aggielu
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

How this is in top ten is beyond me. Typical chinese restaurant made for the Western traveler in mind. Food was bland and average all around. Bit pricey compared to options right beside them Would give this one a miss, just too many good options around to spend time here.

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Shanghai, China
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

First Noodle Under the Sun has a few locations in Xi'An and are famous for their signature 3.8m noodles folded up in a big bowl. The noodles were a little oily but delicious. The spicy chicken was also a great choice. You can find their English menu on Spoonhunt App at Spoonhunt.com so you can order when you're there.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

The noodles are amazing, best I've ever had. All the food was fantastic and at a great price. The staff were wonderful & service was quick.

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London
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700 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Famous for its 3.8m noodle called the biang biang noodle. Very good although slightly over hyped. They did have a very good spicy chicken dish. The noodles bowl is quite massive and be prepared with an empty stomach. For the price paid it's well worth a visit. Don't get me wrong the noodles are very good but just not as... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

I always enjoy a bowl of noodle, dry, mixed, soup...all kinds, the menu seems little bit funny with their "English", could be more accurate...I always eat garlic with my noodle when i'm eating outside, it adds flavor and also helps kill any "germs" that cause my running stomach...however about 10mins after I had the noodle I need to find a... More 

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sac. ca
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Lots of choices for noodles and soups on English menu although that wasn't as helpful as it sounds. Good sized portions. Really enjoyed the food. I had fried noodles and a spicy dumpling soup. Came back again the next night. Great value. Had no problems being seated at 7:30 pm on a Monday although it looked crowded other times I... More 

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surabaya
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The menu offered quite varied with good taste. The famous one is wide, thin and soft noodles, served with 2 choices of soup, seafood flavor and spicy taste. Prices are quite reasonable. The waiter was very friendly and helpful.

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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

The service here is quite good for the area, and there's quite a selection of noodles to fit every taste. Unfortunately, since the place was so crowded and chaotic (if that's an excuse) the server brought the wrong bowl of noodles to our table... And how was I to know the difference? We started dating it until we were told... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8728 6088
Description
029-85398299

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