Nanjing Muslim Restaurants

Nanjing Muslim Restaurants

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

Xuanwu District

Frontier's People's Restaurant

Frontier's People's Restaurant, one of few Ningxia-style restaurants in Nanjing, primarily serves Muslim dishes with Ningxia-style flavor. Its specialty, plain boiled rack of lamb rack is popular because of its unique taste and fragrance.

The restaurant is adorned with beautiful antique ornaments including and paintings that show aof splendid views of western regions. The wooden tables and chairs, the wooden lamp chimneys, and the soft yellow warm lighting create a natural environment for guests to enjoy meals.

Frontier's People Restaurant Changjiang Road Branch (塞上人家长江路店)

Baixia District

Aladdin-flavorred Restaurant

Aladdin-flavored Restaurant is not only famous for authentic and tasty Xijiang-style delicacies and barbeques, but also for its Xinjiang-style decorations that show the culture and customs. primarily serves Xinjiang-style dishes and barbeques.

The restaurant is not only famous for its authentic and tasty Xijiang-style delicacies but also for its Xinjiang-style decorations that show an ethnic culture and customs that are fully embodied by thehas sheep’ head- shaped wooden carvings, Aladdin's lamp-shaped teapots, Xinjiang folk instruments, Xinjiang scenery pictures, and other ethnic ornaments.

In addition to its ethnic features, the restaurant is also praised for its warm service and clean setting. Moreover, the restaurant provides ethnic singing and dancing entertainment in the evenings.

Muslim Paradise Restaurant

Muslim Paradise Restaurant, with a history of more than 80 years, is one of the five old Muslim restaurants in Nanjing. It primarily serves Muslim dishes and various delicious, cheap snacks.

Located at the foot of Ye Mountain (冶山), covering an area of 2,000 square meters, and structured in the Ming-Qing style, the restaurant looks grand and, luxuriousy, and glorious. Its interiorner decorations isare full of rich in Muslim culture, classical or and modern, creating a pleasant dining atmosphere.

Lee's Muslim Restaurant

Lee's Muslim Restaurant is poplar famous for its specialty, fried dumplings, pot stickers especially pot-sticker stuffed with beef filling. They pot-stickers stuffed with beef are praised for theirits golden color, crispy on the outside, and being deliciously fat rich but not greasy.

The other dishes and snacks are alsogreat, fantastic, and cheap. ; tThe service is quite good, given so that sometimes the restaurant can gets crowded.

Green Willows Restaurant

Green Willows Restaurant got its name from its the original location among the willows on the Qinhui River. Now the restaurant is well-known for its special-flavored Muslim-style dishes, particularly nutritious vegetarian dishes.

The vegetarian dishes are popular for due to beingfeatures fresh, tender, hot, crisp, and fragrant. Various delicious snacks are provided on the second floor of the five-story restaurant, and guests can have dinners on floors 3-5 which are decorated brightly with its hollowed carved out windows.

Gulou District

Maxiangxing Restaurant

Founded in 1845, Maxiangxing Restaurant is the first and oldest Muslim restaurant in Nanjing. The restaurant has developed its reputation through its tasty and authentic Muslim food and snacks, great ethnic decorations, and good service.

Covering an area of nearly 3,000 square meters, the four-story restaurant looks grand because of its Muslim-style architecture that shows its ethnic features; it also looks modern because of its fantastic gourd-shaped pendent lamps and its hollowedcarved out windows. The restaurant's comfortable, neat, and tidy environment provides a pleasant and warm dining atmosphere.

Hanfuxing Restaurant

Hanfuxing Restaurant, an old Muslim restaurant, is famous for its boiled salted duck, vacuum-packed boiled salted duck, and other duck dishes.

Hanfuxing's boiled salted duck enjoy the same reputation as the Quanjude roasted duck in Beijing. The boiled salted ducks. It is are fresh and tender, fatty but not greasy.

The restaurant is clean and bright, creating a relaxed dining atmosphere.

Silk Road Xinjiang Restaurant

The restaurant is named afterhas the same name as the Silk Road, which played a significant role in trading between China and other Asian countries during ancient times. As its name implies, the restaurant primarily offers the tastey and fragrance oft food with Xinjiang special cuisine.

The restaurant is decorated in Xinjiang style, withas is shown by the pictures of Xinjiang scenery pictures and hanging folk music that bring transports you to the western region. With its unique ethnic decoration, the restaurant provides a nice, great, and quiete environment for guests.

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