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Kunming Muslim Restaurants

Kunming Muslim Restaurants

Written by Sunny XieUpdated Jul. 19, 2023

West Mountain District

Yitianyuan Sinbad Flagship Restaurant

Yitianyuan Sinbad Flagship Restaurant has grand Muslim-style architecture and imaginative Arabian-style decorations, based on the stories of Sinbad's Voyages, for example seats set in mock-cabins. Moreover, it provides special Arabian singing and dancing entertainment in the evening.

This restaurant is large enough to hold wedding receptions, and is well-known for its first class service and reasonable prices.

  • Chinese name: 伊天园辛伯达旗舰店 Yitianyuan Xinboda Qijiandian
  • Recommended dishes: Yitianyuan-style roast duck (小刀鸭), mutton kebab (羊肉串), sautéed minced mutton with leeks (韭菜花剁肉), roasted whole lamb (烤全羊), vermicelli with shredded chicken (鸡丝凉米线), and lamb soup (羊杂汤).
  • Average price per person: 56 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: Xinyuan Road, West Mountain District (Opposite Deyuan Community) 西山区兴苑路 (德缘小区对面)
  • Tel: 0871-8230000, 0871-8250000
  • Transportation: Take bus k10, c65, 80, 82, 148, or 153, and get off at Deyuan Xiaoqu (Deyuan Community 德缘小区).

Yitianyuan Aladdin-themed Restaurant 伊天园阿拉丁主题餐厅

As its name implies, Yitianyuan Aladdin Restaurant is famous for its elaborate Arabian-style decorations based on Aladdin and the Magic Lamp.

  • Average price per person: 56 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: Ten-li Long Street, West Mountain District (西山区十里长街)
  • Tel: 0871-8236141
  • Transportation: Take bus 63, 78, 109, 110, 122, 129, 171, or 186, and get off at Jiahu Huayuan (Jiahu Garden Community 佳湖花园).

Yitianyuan Liangyuan Branch 伊天园梁源店

  • Average price per person: 30 yuan
  • Address: Liangyuan Community, West Mountain District (西山区梁源小区)
  • Tel: 0871-8220907
  • Transportation: Take bus c8, 62, or 175

Panlong District

Yitianyuan Dubai-themed Restaurant

Yitianyuan Dubai-themed Restaurant is a first class Muslim restaurant decorated in Middle Eastern style, with ornaments and plants from Dubai, and water curtain and cobblestones. The dishes here are simply amazing and service is fast.

Additionally, the restaurant provides some recreational areas, such as PSP area for children, and an Internet area.

  • Chinese name: 伊天园迪拜主题餐厅 Yitianyuan Dibai Zhuti Canting
  • Recommended dishes: Chinese cabbage in chicken soup (鸡汤白菜), Yitianyuan-style roast duck (小刀鸭), vermicelli with shredded chicken (鸡丝凉米线), beef seasoned with brown sauce (酱牛肉), and chicken seasoned with soy sauce (酱油鸡).
  • Average price per person: 76 yuan
  • Address: 146-148 Linyu Road, Panlong District (盘龙区霖雨路146-148号)
  • Tel: 0871-8230000, 0871-5846666
  • Transportation: Take bus 79, and get off at Yueyatang Xiaoqu (Yueyatang Community 月牙塘小区).

Da Dian Yuan Restaurant

Da Dian Yuan Restaurant is famous for its specialty: fish hot pot with pepper and chili, cooked with more than ten ingredients.

  • Chinese name: 大滇园 Da Dian Yuan
  • Recommended dishes: Modern baba/spiced salt cake (摩登粑粑), diced beef with hot pepper (麻辣牛肉丁), and soup of eight delicacies (八宝汤).
  • Average price per person: 48 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: 860 Beijing Road, Panlong District (盘龙区北京路860号)
  • Tel: 0871-5707630, 0871-5711188
  • Transportation: Take bus 3, 23, or 79, and get off at Fenghuang Xincun (Phoenix New Village 凤凰新村).

Wuhua District

Yitianyuan Restaurant Fengning Branch 伊天园丰宁店

The first, original Yitianyuan restaurant serves Muslim-style dishes. The restaurant is commonplace, but popular due to tasty and cheap dishes.

  • Average price per person: 33 yuan
  • Opening hours: 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Address: Fengning Community, Wuhua District (五华丰宁小区)
  • Tel: 0871-8136577, 0871-8230000
  • Transportation: Take bus c6, 7, 56, 58, 66, 85, or 101.

Tianyue Muslim Restaurant

Tianyue Muslim Restaurant integrates Muslim and Yunnan-style dishes and various snacks, at inexpensive prices.

The simple but elaborate decorations and warm service give the restaurant a peaceful and relaxed atmosphere.

  • Chinese name: 清真天悦餐厅 Qingzhen Tianyue Canting
  • Recommended dishes: Braised oxtail (红烧牛尾), sautéed ox tripe (爆烧牛肚), and mashed potatoes (土豆泥).
  • Average price per person: 25 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: 35 Keyi Road, New and High-tech Zone, Wuhua District (五华区高新区科医路35号)
  • Tel: 0871-8323238
  • Transportation: Take bus 56, 58, 66, or 175, and get off at Yancao Kejiyuan (Tobacco Science Park 烟草科技园).

Yi Lan Bao Restaurant

Yi Lan Bao Restaurant is convenient particularly for those who enjoy shopping as it is next to Shuncheng Shopping Center.

The restaurant is famous for exquisite Muslim-style dishes; its crispy and tender roast duck has the same reputation in Kunming as Quanjude roast duck in Beijing.

The four-story restaurant is decorated grandly in Muslim-style, and the ushers greet each guest in Arabic with a big smile.

  • Chinese name: 伊兰堡 Yi Lan Bao
  • Recommended dishes: Roast duck (小刀鸭), vermicelli with vegetables (凉米线), crispy beef filet (酥皮牛柳), and sautéed water spinach (素炒空心菜).
  • Average price per person: 30 yuan
  • Opening hours: 7 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: 16 Chongren Street, Wuhua District (五华区崇仁街16号)
  • Tel: 0871-3630158, 0871-3635591
  • Transportation: Take bus 124, and get off at Shuncheng Gouwu Zhongxin (Shuncheng Shopping Center 顺城购物中心).

Guandu District

Yitianyuan Restaurant Guanshang Middle Road Branch 伊天园关上中路店

This Yitianyuan Restaurant is Middle East-themed; the two-story restaurant looks glorious at night with its golden lights.

Like other Yitianyuan restaurants, the Guanshang Middle Road Branch serves great and cheap dishes quickly.

  • Recommended dishes: Yitianyuan-style roast duck (小刀鸭), steamed pot chicken (汽锅鸡), lamb kebab (羊肉串), roasted lamb chops (烤羊排), roasted whole lamb (烤全羊), vermicelli with shredded chicken (鸡丝凉米线), lamb sweetbread soup (羊杂汤), and steamed Chinese cabbage with vermicelli (粉蒸娃娃菜).
  • Average price per person: 43 yuan
  • Opening hours: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • Address: Guanshang Middle Road, Guandu District (官渡区关上中路)
  • Tel: 0871-6212792
  • Transportation: Take bus a9, c13, 107, or 140, and get off at Shuangfu Lukou (Intersection of Double Happiness Road 双福路口).

Hongxin Muslim-flavor Restaurant

Hongxin Muslim-flavor Restaurant serves authentic Muslim-style dishes.

With a capacity of nearly one thousand, the restaurant is a good place to hold wedding receptions. The restaurant also has some private rooms.

The restaurant decorated in delicate pastel shades shows Muslim culture through wonderful ethnic decorations.

  • Chinese name: 鸿鑫清真风味城 Hongxin Qingzhen Fengwei Cheng
  • Recommended dishes: Roast duck (烤鸭), hand-pulled noodles (拉面), lamb kebab (羊肉串), roasted lamb chops (烤羊排), and roasted whole lamb (烤全羊).
  • Average price per person: 30 yuan
  • Opening hours: 11 a.m.–10 p.m.
  • Address: 1 Cha Street, Tuo East Road, Guandu District (官渡区拓东路岔街1号)
  • Tel: 0871-3133801, 0871-3133812
  • Transportation: Take bus 46 or 109, and get of at Dongzhan Shizilukou (East Station Crossroads东站十字路口).
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