Food and Snacks in Beijing (Beijing Travel guide)

If you are planning your trip to Beijing, this can be a very helpful travel guide because you can experience the real beijinger’s life in this article’s recommended places. You will feel bored if you just go to some famous places and take some pictures, right? The real attraction of a city is the traditional culture of this city.

Do you like Chinese food?

You can have some real Chinese food here (It is not easy to find real Chinese food in the U.S, because they can only be called “American Chinese food”). Beijing has a lot of famous snacks and you can find some cool places in the following paragraphs. (From a beijinger’s point of view)

1. Xiao Chang Chen

It is famous of its Lu Zhu, a traditional Beijing Snack with a long history. The address is: Men Kuang Hu Tong Er Tiao. (Near the Ma Ji Yue Sheng Zhai)
Xiao Chang Chen’s Lu Zhu is pretty delicious and it is not expensive.

2. Chen Ji Lu Zhu

Another good place to eat Lu Zhu. The address is: Tao Ran Ting Tai Ping Jie Ding Zi Lu Kou Bei.

3. Li Qun Beijing Duck

This is a very famous place to eat Beijng Duck. A lot of peole went here although it is not easy to find. It is located in a Hu Tong and you will need to spend a lot of time finding this restaurant. The boss of this restaurant is a senior chef from Qun Ju De Beijing Duck. The address is : Qian Men Dong Da Jie Xiang Feng Hu Tong 11 Hao, Tel: +86 10 67055578, +86 10 67025681. The price is : 65 RMB for one Beijing Duck.

4. Da Zhai Men

It is in a traditional Chinese building.The decoration is cool. Some people don’t like it because it is a little bit noisy. The Da Bang Gu, Chou Dou Fu and noodels are not bad. It is locaced in Da Yun Cun and tel is : +86 10 68715710

5. Ding Ding Xiang

Traditional Beijing Shuan Yang Rou. You’ll need to wait for the seats because it is in very good business. The disadvantage is the noise. The food here is not expensive but very delicious. You can make a reservation by calling : +86 10 64172546. The address is : Dong Zhi Men and Gan Jie Kou.

6. Kong Yi Ji

It is famous of its environment and decoration. It is located in Hou Hai.

7. Xi An Shi Tang

A good place to eat Pang Mo(A traditional Chinese food). Mao Ze Dong,the first president of China went here. The address is : Xin Jie Kou Lu Kou.


By Shane Lee