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Nan Zhou Hand Drawn Noodle House


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Chinese, Asian, Soups
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Scallion Pancake
Fried Mini Bun (6)
Spring Roll (2)
Fried Chinese Wonton (6)
Fried Chicken Wings (6)
Cold Jellyfish with Sauce
Saliva Chicken*
Diced Cucumber in Sauce
Shredded Kelp in Sauce*
Gong Vegetable in Sauce*
$6.95; Choice any two
Diced Cucumber Sauce
Shredded Kelp in Sauce*
Gong Vegetable Sauce*
Peanut w. Preserved Plums
Brittle Turnip*
Cold Shredded Potatoes*
Fried $6.95
Steamed $6.25
Pork & Chives Dumpling (8)
Fried $6.95
Steamed $6.25
Coconut Chicken Curry Dumpling* (8)
Fried $6.95
Steamed $6.25
Mushroom Chicken Dumpling (8)
Fried $6.95
Steamed $6.25
Mix Vegetable Dumpling (8)
Fried $7.95
Steamed $6.95
Satay Beef Dumpling* (8)
House Special Meat Ball Soup
Wonton Soup
Meat Ball Soup
Fish Ball Soup
Lamb Soup
Ox Tail Soup
Egg, Onion, Bean Sprout, Scallion, Green Beans, & Carrot
House Special Fried Rice
Roast Pork Fried Rice
Chicken Fried Rice
Beef Fried Rice
Shrimp Fried Rice
Mixed Vegetables Fried Rice
Hand Drawn Noodle Soup or Shaved Noodle Soup. Spinach, Cilantro, Scallion & Soup Pickle. Rice Noodle or Thick Noodle (Marinated Egg or fried Egg extra $1 each)
House Special Noodle Soup
comes with beef, beef brisket, meatball and ground pork sauce
House Special Meat Ball Soup
Braised Sliced Beef Noodle Soup*
comes with white Raddish
Sliced Beef Noodle Soup
Beef Brisket Noodle Soup
Beef Tendon Noodle Soup
Beef Ball Noodle Soup
Ox Tail Noodle Soup
Lamb Noodle Soup
Beef Tripe Noodle Soup
Hand Drawn or Shaved. Comes with cabbage, carrot, onions, scallion & bean sprout
Fresh Seafood Stir Fried Noodles
Shrimp, scallop, crab meat, & clam
Chicken Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Mixed Vegetables Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Celery, broccoli, cabbage, onions, radish, & bean sprout
Clam Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Shrimp Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Shredded Pork Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Fresh Beef Stir Fried Noodles
Roast Pork Stir Fried Fresh Noodles
Choice of Hand Drawn or Shaved Noodles
Noodle w. Peanut Sauce
Comes w. Green Scallion Peanut Sauce
Sesame Cold Noodles
Comes w. Lettuce & Scallion
Tomato w. Egg on Noodle*
Comes w. Lettuce & Scallion
Ma Po Tofu Noodle*
w. pork (Comes w. Lettuce & Scallion)
Spicy & Sour Chicken Noodle
Comes w. Diced Peanut Lettuce & Scallion
Szechuan Cold Noodle*
Comes w. Diced Peanut, Lettuce & Scallion
Noodle w. Pork Soy Sauce
Comes w. Lettuce & Scallion
House Special Meatball Rice
Beef Brisket Over Rice
Pork Chop Over Rice
Chicken Chop Over Rice
Ma Po Tofu Over Rice*
Tomato w. Egg Over Rice
Snow Pea Tips w. Fresh Garlic
U Toy with Oyster Sauce
Steamed Broccoli w. Oyster Sauce
Spinach w. Fresh Garlic
Sauteed Egg w. Tomato
Snow Peas w. Fresh Garlic
Chinese Watercress w. Fresh Garlic
Mapo Tofu*
with pork
Stir Fried Shredded Potato*
comes with shredded carrot, green hot peppers
Bok Choy w. Fresh Garlic
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious winner here! Wish I could give a deserved 4.5 rating rather than the 4.0 rating but it’s not possible to give half ratings. (Let me point out that Nan Zhou ONLY accepts cash.) Nan Zhou is located in the Chinatown area of Philadelphia. The...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TheIdealCouple
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food was very good. Atmosphere was very casual. It appears it can get very busy. The location is close to the convention center and reading terminal market. It is worth stopping by for a quick bite of you are in the area. This will definitely...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FrankandJenn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Authentic Noodles, great find! A large variety available of hand made noodles. Large portions. Delicious soups. Cash only.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank macarena2730
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sunday lunch must be the single busiest time in Chinatown to eat. This place was jumping! The short line when we entered only grew, as folks lined up for fresh Chinese noodle dishes. We really enjoyed our meal, enlivened by some fried vegetarian dumplings. But...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 508EllenCee
Reviewed January 23, 2019 via mobile

Located in Chinatown. It's very close to Reading Terminal Market and the Convention Center. We stopped in for lunch and it was exactly what we were looking for. The spicy pig ear appetizer was large enough to share with a couple people. It had a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kristina C
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Long standing staple Nan Zhou has long been one of our favorites in Philly's legit Chinatown neighborhood. A decade ago they were a tiny restaurant with a limited menu a block from where they are now. The new location and expanded menu however still feature...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndrewBowers
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We went and really enjoyed the noodle duck soup. Very reasonably priced. So reasonable we also ordered smoothies. All was delicious. Place was clean with friendly staff. We will be back.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Joncab5
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

I really don’t advise this restaurant . First the servers were absolutely unfriendly, when we asked for something they seemed really bored . Then , the food , the worst Chinese restaurant I have ever eaten ! No taste . Really disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alexandrelc84
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Each member of the family got a different dish. Everyone of them was very tasty. Service was quick and the menu was reasonably priced.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ClarkCast360
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Great noodles! Tried noodle soup 🍜 and stir fry noodles 🍝 Love them both! Also tried their dumplings 🥟 - Hungry Fox 🦊

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Owee N
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