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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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+86 156 9210 9030
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All reviews local cuisine evening food tour porridge noodles muslim quarter morning market tour arrive hungry beer tasting family owned businesses tuk tuk tour dumpling shop barbecued meat experience real food stops visit places from place to place would highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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
Thank Rebecca M
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, the experience riding around in a TukTuk in the Xian alleys was pretty indescribably great. This was seriously local food too. It's the type of businesses that have been around for decades serving food from the first floor of a family's home....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PatrickH3541
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Patrick, 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...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

What an outstanding evening with Rosemary. Working in show business, I find it hard to find tour guides who can live up to the "sparkle" that I see everyday. Rosemary was very knowledgeable and extremely enthusiastic. From sharing private childhood memories to her views on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mammasharwood
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your shoutout to Rosemary! She was so delighted to see your review and we are extremely happy that you had an amazing time with her! On top of all the delicious local food and tasty drinks, a great tour requires a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best thing I have done so far in Xi'an! I found Lost Plate online (through Timeout.com I think?!) and saw the good reviews and videos. Booking was quick and easy then we met Rosemary and got in our tuktuks by the fire...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine F
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Heey Catherine, Thank you for this really sweet review! We are glad that our tour gave you an authentic introduction to the "real" Xian, diving deep into those narrow alleys and eating together with the locals in small family-run restaurants. We are absolutely thrilled to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a really great tour of food in Xi'an with Rosemary as the guide. She is very enthusiastic, knowledgeable and has great positive energy and personality. The food was absolutely delicious and ripping through the narrow streets by Tuk Tuk made it easy and...More

Thank JakeDahminator
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey Jake, thank you for your review! Rosemary was so happy to see your review! We are glad that you had a great time on her tour. We take our guests to authentic and small family run places in the Hui (Chinese Muslim) neighborhood, and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great adventure on a tour of the back alleys of the Muslim Quarter etc. by TukTuk. Our tour guide Sabrina lead a fascinating tour through winding back alleys to small local eateries to taste winderful food no tourist would usually easily find. At...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meander02736423930
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your fabulous review, we really appreciate it! We are thrilled to know that you had an exceptional time with Sabrina, zipping through the alleyways on our tuktuk and discovering the best local eats in Xian. We tasted many restaurants before selecting those...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great dinner tour with Rosemary. Food was great and Rosemary was a pleasure to be with. We would do it again.

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

Thank you for your stellar review, Elaine! Rosemary wanted me to thank you for the shoutout. 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!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Mum and I flew through the city of Xi’an on TukTuk tasting the very varied and beautiful food it has to offer and wound up in a brewery smoking a shisha pipe with peach tobacco. A whole evening of firsts aided and abetted by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joe_bristol10
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Joe , we are so glad that you and your mum enjoyed our tour. It was our pleasure hosting you and we are so glad to know that you had a great time on our tour. It was an unique way to explore the alleyways...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an excellent and delicious evening with Rosemary. She took us to four restaurants and a brewery, all of which were great experiences that were off the beaten path. The biang biang noodles were probably the tastiest dish, the barbeque outside a gentleman's apartment...More

Thank Alex M
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Xian Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alex, thank you for this incredible review, we are so touched by it! These authentic local restaurants are indeed hard to find, even more so for travelers. Most of them are hidden deep in the alleys and we have tasted many restaurants before selecting...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked this review through TripAdvisor and it was an easy simple process. The meeting point was easily found. Our tour guide Sabrina was fantastic! She was enthusiastic, funny, helpful, and patient. We zoomed around to each place in a Tuk Tuk. Sabrina made sure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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GAP-PDX
29 April 2018|
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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
5 September 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
4 September 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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