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Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House

Certificate of Excellence
City Center East
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1022 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In order to avoid a packed restaurant and a wait on a beautiful Saturday in October, our party of 3 decided on a mid-afternoon, 3:30PM, visit. We were seated right away and the service was prompt to place our order. We ordered spring rolls (very good-light and crisp) fried pork and chive dumplings (quite good) and the fried curried dumplings... More 

Thank ChrisY9673AG
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309 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I tried this place and I wasn't sure if I should have the noodle soup or stir fried noodles. I ended up having the noodle soup and wish I had the stir fried noodles instead. I opted for the roast pork noodle soup and specifically asked for no cilantro and shaved noodles. Unfortunately it came with the cilantro and hand... More 

Thank Bob S
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97 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Philadelphia Chinatown has many restaurant. Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodles is one to try. The bowls of noodles are generous and the broth flavorful. I tried the beef tendon bowl and while the tendon pieces were tender and tasty, I wish the amounts were as generous as the hand drawn noodles. The noodles were delicious though. I do recommend Nan... More 

Thank Audrey C
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed. The wait was not long though. And the staff was efficient. We shared the popular brisket noodle soup. And got two of noodle dishes that would remind you of pad Thai. One seafood and one pork. Delicious! The shrimp was cooked perfectly! We shared the scallion pancake (best I have ever had but small might want... More 

Thank Flygurl1996
Pittstown, New Jersey
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82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place seems to be always crowded but that's a good thing. Don't have to wait very long and the food is excellent. Brisket soup was awesome. Good service. Would certainly go back again.

Thank bporourke
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

I am a Philly local and I love this place. The food is very in expensive and never fails to be amazing. Any time I have a friend come in from out of town I take them here because it represents the best of Chinatown. I would highly recommend the pork with soy sauce noodles and the pork and chive... More 

Thank Andraparrell
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

great place for noodles! it's a no frill kind of place...ok service but great food. we ordered the beef noodle soup and beef brisket noodle soup. liked the chunky brisket more than the thin sliced beef. soup base was good, noodles was good...large portion also. scallion pancake was in the small side but very tasty.

Thank Just_Nini
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I lament that Washington DC doesn't have Chinese places like Nan Zhou. I'm in Philadelphia regularly for work and try to visit Nan Zhou whenever I get the chance. The hand drawn noodles seem better than the shaved noodles. I usually get the beef noodle soup or the pork chop noodle soup. Service is fast.

Thank rogerdc78
Chicago, Illinois
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138 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

This bustling restaurant is authentic, noisy, pushy... and delicious. The noodle dishes are excellent and the portions are huge. If you are interested in stock Chinese.. egg rolls, moo shoo, and fortune cookies, head elsewhere. If you want an authentic experience with scrumptious noodles and broths, this is your place. Cash only.

Thank JKTraveler11
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193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

They have a huge menu that includes all the standard Chinese fare but it seemed a mistake to order anything but the hand-drawn noodles. I was not disappointed. These were probably the tastiest noodles I ever had in my years of eating Chinese food. The broth was also tasty and not heavily salted like it usually is

Thank Nick C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Chinese, Asian, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1022 Race St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2306
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: 215-923-1550

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