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Yangzhou Restaurants

1. Shi Wei Tian Hotel Western District Branch

The hotel enjoys an ideal geographical position which is convenient for traffic. It’s a comprehensive hotel that offers accommodation, catering and recreation. Being 7 stories high, the hotel has 95 guest rooms. Many dishes are great delicacies, although the price may be a bit high. Also, wedding parties can be held there.

  • Chinese name: 食为天酒店(西区店) Shi Wei Tian Jiudian
  • Recommended dishes: flippers cooked with chili sauce (麻辣鸭掌), large crabmeat balls (蟹粉狮子头), braised shredded chicken with ham and dried tofu (大煮干丝), Yangzhou fried rice (扬州炒饭), braised chub heads (红烧鲢鱼头), fried shrimp meat (清炒虾仁), duck cooked in saline (盐水鸭), animal belly and lungs cooked in bamboo tubes (竹筒肚肺), braised eels (淮安软兜), crabmeat cooked with tofu (蟹粉豆腐), large meatballs (狮子头), and bean curd noodles & celery salad (拌干丝)
  • Average price per person: 83 yuan
  • Address: 785 Yangzijiangzhong Road, Hanjiang District 邗江区扬子江中路785号
  • Tel: 0514-87702366, 0514-87702377
  • Special services: Parking is free, a swiping card facility is available and wireless Internet is accessible.

Shi Wei Tian Hotel Donghe Branch

  • Average price per person: 73 yuan
  • Address: 2 Chengdong Road, Guangling District 广陵区城东路2号
  • Tel: 0514-87227111, 0514-87900762
  • Opening hours: 11am – 1:30pm; 5pm – 8:30pm
  • Transportation: Take Bus 2, 4, 19, 25, 26 or 66 and get off at the East of Yuejin Bridge (跃进桥东站).
  • Special services: Parking is free, a swiping card facility is available and banquets can be held.

2. Banana Leaf

Both the dishes and the environment can satisfy you and cheer you up. Many Thai servers can be seen there, who will receive guests with great enthusiasm. Also, there are performances every evening from 6.30pm to 9.30pm, and at noon every Saturday and Sunday.

  • Chinese name: 香江蕉叶 Xingjiang Jiaoye
  • Recommended dishes: crab fried with curry (咖喱皇炒蟹), charcoal mixed plate (炭烧拼盘), pineapple rice (菠萝饭), eggplants cooked on iron plates (铁板茄子), beef cooked with curry (咖喱牛肉), mixed beans cooked with coconut juice (马来喳喳), crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), and Hainan chicken (海南鸡)
  • Average price per person: 102 yuan
  • Address: Floor 4, the Living Mall, 168 Jinghuacheng Road, Hanjiang District 邗江区京华城路168号京华城4楼
  • Tel: 0514-87957555, 0514-82961567
  • Opening hours: 10am – 9:30pm
  • Transportation: Take Bus 13 and get off at the South Gate of the Living Mall (京华城南门).
  • Special services: Parking is free and a swiping card facility is available.

3. Grand Banquet

Don’t be frightened by the name of the restaurant. Many dishes there are sold at fair prices. With a clean and bright environment,  everyone entering there will be delighted. Even the beautiful restrooms will astound you. All in all, the dishes and the services there won’t disappoint you.

  • Recommended dishes: steamed large meatballs in clear soup (清蒸狮子头), shelled fresh shrimps cooked with dragon well tea (龙井虾仁), beef cooked in a cask (木桶牛肉), chub heads cooked with chopped peppers (剁椒鲢鱼头), goose cooked in saline (盐水鹅), bouilli (红烧肉), Yangzhou fried rice (扬州炒饭), meat cooked in abalone sauce with a bouquet garni (鲍汁酒香肉), and beef ribs in black pepper sauce (黑椒牛仔骨)
  • Chinese name: 盛宴 Shengyan
  • Average price per person: 70 yuan
  • Address: 45 Wangting Road, Hanjiang District 邗江区四望亭路45号
  • Tel: 0514-87734567
  • Transportation: Take Bus 1, 7 (special line), 12, 17, 26, 27, 30, 33, 40, 66, 103, 107 or 216 and get off at the Shita Temple (石塔寺), and then walk about 120 meters.
  • Special services: Parking is free, a swiping card facility is available and wireless Internet is accessible.

Top Muslim Restaurants in Yangzhou

1. Islamic Hong Xing National Restaurant

Famous for the dishes made of beef, such as pan-fried beef dumplings (牛肉锅贴), beef soup (牛肉汤), beef dumplings (牛肉饺子), and beef wontons (牛肉云吞), the restaurantmainly serves Muslim snacks. In addition, the environment in it, which is tidy and clean, also contributes to the popularity of the restaurant.

  • Chinese name: 清真鸿兴民族饭店 Qingzhen Hongxing Minzu Fandian
  • Average price per person: 10 yuan
  • Address: 292 Guoqing Road, Guangling District (广陵区国庆路292号)
  • Tel: 0514-87341728, 87353669
  • Bus routes: 8, 12, 26, 32, 33, or 66, get off at Centurymart (世纪联华)

2. Good Mood Islamic Restaurant

Beside a historical site, Tombyard of Puhanding that attracts much attention, the restaurant is as popular as the site. It serves either typical Muslim dishes or food in Yangzhou style. The comparatively reasonable price helps it catch visitors’ attention.

  • Chinese name: 好心情清真馆 Haoxinqing Qingzhenguan
  • Recommended dishes: pan-fried beef dumplings (牛肉锅贴), beef buns (牛肉包),fried rice in Yangzhou style (扬州炒饭)
  • Average price per person: 20 yuan
  • Address: 27 to 29 South Jiefang Road, Guangling District (广陵区解放南路27-29号)
  • Tel: 0514-87114799
  • Bus routes: 2, 12, 32, 33,44, 45, or 210, get off at Jiefang Bridge (解放桥)
  • 3. Xinjiang Pamir Restaurant

    The restaurant mainly serves classic Muslim food, such as lamb shashlik (羊肉串) and braised chicken with potato and green pepper (大盘鸡), but the most attractive food of it is different kinds of barbecue. Besides, the restaurant also offers pomegranate juice (石榴汁), which is good for health and distinguished from drinks of other similar restaurants.

    • Chinese name: 新疆帕米尔餐厅 Xinjiang Pami’er Canting
    • Average price per person: 30 yuan
    • Address: 97 Beimenwai Street, Guangling District (广陵区北门外大街97号)
    • Tel: 0514-85070307
    • Bus routes: 20, 45, 56, or 210, get off at Fenghuang Bridge Street (凤凰桥街)

    4. Old Xinjiang

    As a typical Muslim restaurant, it primarily serves traditional halal food in Xinjiang style. Moreover, the ornaments in the restaurant are also full of ethnic feeling. National clothes, musical instruments and hats on the wall will create an exotic atmosphere.

    • Chinese name: 老新疆 Lao Xingjiang
    • Recommended dishes: lamb shashlik (羊肉串), braised chicken with potato and green pepper (大盘鸡), lasagna (皮带面),Xinjiang-style braised lamb chops with Nan-bread (馕包肉)
    • Average price per person: 40 yuan
    • Address: 66 East Xingcheng Road, Hanjiang District (邗江区兴城东路66号)
    • Tel: 0514-85202777
    • Bus routes: 21, 29, 30, 33, or 61, get off at Nanbaodai Community (南宝带小区)

    5. Northwest Flavor Source Characteristics Kitchen

    As a time-honored shop, the restaurant serves many kinds of halal food. Among them, hand-pulled noodles with beef or mutton attract most customers. In addition, the environmentof it is clean and comfortable, though the restaurant is comparatively small.

    • Chinese name: 西北滋味源特色小厨 Xibei Ziweiyuan Tese Xiaochu
    • Recommended dishes: lamb shashlik (羊肉串), braised chicken with potato and green pepper (大盘鸡), hand-pulled noodles (拉面)
    • Average price per person: 20 yuan
    • Address: 8 East Qiuyu Road, Hanjiang District (邗江区秋雨东路8号)
    • Tel: 0514-84487100
    • Bus routes: 27, get off at Kangle New Village (康乐新村)

Best Vegetarian Restaurants in Yangzhou

1. Daming Temple Vegetarian Restaurant

There are not only various kinds of wheaten food and rice but also delicious vegetarian cuisines offered. It is famous for its delicious vegetarian diets with reasonable prices. There are three characteristics: firstly, there are abundant kinds of vegetarian materials in different seasons; secondly, based on Yangzhou style cuisines, all the cuisines are cooked with exquisite and special means; thirdly, many vegetarian diets are cooked with meat appearance and taste. The steamed bun wrapped by dry bean curd skin and wonton with thin skin and abundant filling are especially spoken highly by the customers. There is free soy-bean milk offered. It is free for parking.

Chinese name: 大明寺素食坊 Damingsi Sushi Fang

Recommended dishes: Dongpo “pork” (东坡肉, stewed white turnip with pork taste), steamed vegetarian bun with dry bean curd skin (豆腐皮包子), steamed green vegetables and mushroom bun (青菜香菇包), noodles serviced with soy bean (干拌面), stewed noodles with three fresh delicacies (三鲜煨面), green vegetable wonton (翡翠馄饨), steamed vegetarian three-dice bun (素三丁包)

  • Average price per person: 21 yuan
  • Opening hours: 6 am -1 pm, 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Address: Floor 1, Golden Horse Dasha, 180 Wenhui East Road, Guangling District (广陵区文汇东路180号金马大厦1层), opposite the Press Building (新闻大楼)
  • Tel: 0514-87783877
  • Transportation:
  • Take Bus 11, 17, 19, 30, 33 or 39 and get off at Xinhua Middle School (新华中学)

2. Xiaojiaolin Vegetarian Restaurant

It is a famous and old vegetarian restaurant in Yangzhou with thirty years’ history. The diets are well known for the delicious taste, abundant mount and reasonable prices. The environment is plain and simple with antique style. What is especially welcome by the customers is the fragrant and crispy fried dough twist. Besides, there are also many beautiful scenic spots nearby, really worth your visiting.

Chinese name: 小觉林素菜馆 Xiaojiaolin Sucai Guan

Recommended dishes: fried dough twist (麻花), three delicacies rice crust (三鲜锅巴), fried vegetarian “fatty intestine” (素肥肠, gluten and bean products with meat taste), shredded “pork” with garlic sauce (鱼香肉丝, frying carrots, green peppers and potatoes with mushroom made vegetarian meat slices), fried noodles with vegetables (炒面), steamed vegetarian three-dice bun (素三丁包), braised “meat” balls in brown sauce (红烧狮子头, winter melon and dry bean curd with meat taste), Yangzhou fried rice (扬州炒饭)

  • Average price per person: 19 yuan
  • Opening hours: 6 am – 9 pm
  • Address: 298 Guangling Road, Guangling District (广陵区广陵路298号), near the fire station (消防队)
  • Tel: 0514-87221179
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take Bus 26 and get off at Century Hualian station (世纪华联)
  • 2. Take Bus 19 or 61 and get off at Dujiang Bridge station (渡江桥)

3. Liuheju Vegetarian Restaurant

It is located near Daming Temple and the Buddha Mountain, so you can have a good chance to experience the Buddhism culture and then have afternoon tea here. There are pure vegetarian diets offered. The meat-like diets are cooked very delicately and deliciously with vegetarian food materials. The environment is quiet and you need not wait for a seat.

Chinese name: 六和居素菜馆 Liuheju Sucai Guan

Recommended dishes: sweet and sour “spare rips” (糖醋排骨, lotus roots with spare rib taste), braised “meat” balls in brown sauce (红烧狮子头, winter melon and dry bean curd with meat taste), Yangzhou fried rice (扬州炒饭), fried corn with shrimp (玉米虾仁, made of konjac powder with shrimp taste), vegetarian “duck” (素鸭, gluten and bean products with duck appearance and taste)

  • Average price per person: 26 yuan
  • Opening hours: 11 am - 9 pm
  • Address: 31 Pingshantang Road, Hanjiang District (邗江区平山堂路31号), near Daming Temple (大明寺)
  • Tel: 0514-87331986
  • Transportation:
  • Take Bus 2 (tourism line) or 61 and get off at Piangshantang station (平山堂停车场)

4. Daming Temple Vegetarian Restaurant Wangyue Road Branch

  • Chinese name: 大明寺素食坊 (望月路店) Damingsi Sushi Fang Wangyuelu Dian
  • Average price per person: 30 yuan
  • Opening hours: 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Address: 316 Wangyue Road, Hanjiang District (邗江区望月路316号)
  • Tel: 0514-87781821
  • Transportation:
  • Take Bus 21 or 101 and get off at the Moon Garden (月亮园)