Address: 130 Shuangling Road, Jianggan District (江干区双菱路130号)
Transportation: Take bus 21, 40, 44, or 199, and get off at Nanxiaobu Xiaoqu (Nanxiaobu Community/南肖埠小区).
Dong Yi Shun Restaurant
Dong Yi Shun Restaurant stands out with its delicious northwest-style Muslim cuisine on Gaoyin Street, where Hangzhou-style restaurants are the norm.
The restaurant is especially popular with Muslim visitors from abroad, because it also serves salad and some western-style meals.
The restaurant is decorated simply, but looks elegant and bright, particularly because of French windows on the second floor. In addition to its tasty dishes, good service is another attraction of the restaurant.
Address: 99 Gaoyin Street, Shangcheng District (上城区高银街99号)
Transportation: Take bus 60, 195, 208, 216, or 404, and get off at Gaoyin Jie Dongkou (East Exit of Gaoyin Street/高银街东口).
Dong Yi Shun Restaurant Renhe Road Branch 东伊顺仁和路店
Average price per person: 38 yuan
Address: 46 Renhe Road, Shangcheng District (上城区仁和路46号)
Transportation: Take Travel Bus 1, 7, or 25
Mutton Soup Restaurant
It is said that the historic Mutton Soup Restaurant's steamed mutton dumplings were created for the Emperor Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty when he was visiting Hangzhou.
The mutton soup simmered with green onions and ginger is popular for its smooth taste.
In addition to tasty food, the restaurant draws people with its historic appearance but modern interior, and considerate service.
Chinese name: 羊汤饭店 Yangtang Fandian
Recommended dishes: Yangrou shaomai/steamed mutton dumplings (羊肉烧卖), lamb sweetbread soup (羊杂汤), roasted leg of lamb (烤羊腿), mutton kebab (羊肉串), sautéed slices of lamb with green onions (葱爆羊肉), noodles with shrimp and eel (虾爆鳝面), roasted lamb chops (烤羊排), and stir-fried mutton with fish (鱼羊片).
Average price per person: 22 yuan
Address: 64 Zhongshan Middle Road, Shangcheng District (上城区中山中路64号)
Transportation: Take bus 60, 195, 208, 216, or 404, and get off at Gaoyin Jie Dongkou (East Exit of Gaoyin Street 高银街东口).
Northwest People's Restaurant
Northwest People's Restaurant is famous for authentic northwest-style dishes, and other different style halal dishes, such as Sichuan-style and Cantonese-style dishes. Its specialty is tender sizzling mutton with cumin.
On the first and second floors of the three-story building are two brightly decorated large halls, with crystal chandeliers. The third floor is divided into several private rooms with expensive, elegant decorations.
The restaurant is also praised for sincere and considerate service.
Chinese name: 西北人家清真风味馆 Xibei Renjia Qingzhen Fengwei Guan
Recommended dishes: Lamb kebab (羊肉串), steamed chicken with chili sauce (口水鸡), Xinjiang-style braised chicken (大盘鸡), roasted lamb chops (烤羊排), bean jelly (凉粉), and yangrou paomo/pita bread soaked in lamb soup (羊肉泡馍).
Average price per person: 40 yuan
Address: 257 Zhongshan Middle Road, Shangcheng District (上城区中山中路257号)
Tel: 0571-87075591, 0571-87075592
Transportation: Take bus 95, 270, 274, 281, or 290, and get off at Yangbatou (羊坝头).