Top 10 Xinjiang Restaurants in Beijing

The Uygurs are a Muslim ethnic group from Xinjiang Autonomous Region in the Northwest. There are Uygurs all over the city selling lamb shish kebob, but there are two places where they are fairly concentrated together, one is tempted to call them ghettos. These two locations, Weigongcun and Ganjiakou, abound with Uygur restaurants. If you are walking by around dinner time, prepare yourself to get accosted by 'grabbers', sort of like 'greeters' at other restaurants, except these guys tugs on your sleeve and try to drag you into their place.

Nothing hostile, just very persistent. The best thing at these top 10 Xinjiang restaurants in Beijing is the roast fried spicy mutton (chao kao rou), square noodles in tomato sauce (chao pian'r), and the round nang bing, a type of bread which is scrumptious when piping hot, and hard as a rock when cool. There is also a smaller, fatter type of round bread which can satisfy a bagel-craving. The roadside shishkabob can be delicious, too, but is not always the paramount of sanitary foodstuffs.
 

Top 10 Xinjiang Restaurants in Beijing

1. Turpan Restaurant

Chinese name: 吐鲁番餐厅(tǔ lǔ fān cān tīng)
It is a time honored restaurant offering best Uygur food. The dishes here have been improved to include some Beijing flavor. The restaurant is decorated with dense Uygur feature.
Average Cost per Person: CNY80
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs, Fried Sheep Fillet Slice, Saute Spicy Chicken with Potato, Roast Gigot
Location: No.6, Niujie Beikou, Xicheng District
 

2. Muslim Gourmet

Chinese name: 汗腾格里清真餐厅(hàn téng gē lǐ qīng zhēn cān tīng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY100
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs, Saute Spicy Chicken with Potato
Location: inside Xinjiang Mansion, No.7, Sanlihe Road, Xicheng District
 

3. Jin Jiang Xi Yu Shi Fu

Chinese name: 金疆西域食府(jīn jiāng xī yù shí fǔ)
It is one of the top 10 Xinjiang restaurants in Beijing. Except for the Uygur table delicacies, there are Uygur Singing and Dancing Shows waiting for you.
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs, Roast Gigot
Location: No.411, Section 4, Beichen East Road, Chaoyang District
 

4. Xiao Lou Restaurant

Chinese name: 小楼饭店(xiǎo lóu fàn diàn)
Average Cost per Person: CNY50
Recommended Dishes: Fried Catfish, Jingdong Meat Pie
Location: No.12, Xinhuan South Street, Tongzhou District
 

5. Silk Road Xinjiang Restaurant

Chinese name: 丝路驿站(sī lù yì zhàn)
The Uygur performances here are very attractive, especially the bellydance by the beautiful Uygur girls.
Average Cost per Person: CNY140
Recommended Dishes: Saute Spicy Chicken with Potato, Kebabs
Location: No.6 , Fangyuan West Road, Chaoyang District
 

6. Kao Rou Wan Restaurant

Chinese name: 烤肉宛饭庄(kǎo ròu wǎn fàn zhuāng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY120
Recommended Dishes: Fried Beef, Stir-fried Shrimp Meat with Chilli and Peanuts
 Beixinqiao Branch
Location: No. 185, Yonghegong Street, Dongcheng District
 Nanlishi Road Branch
Location: No. 58, Nanlishi Road, Xicheng Distirct
 Wanquanhe Branch
Location: No.69, Wanquanhe Road, Haidian District
 

7. Dashuntang Restaurant

Chinese name: 大顺堂食府(dà shùn táng shí fǔ)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Recommended Dishes: Special Mutton Chop
Location: 1/F, No. 4-A, Building 5, Fayuansi West Road, Xicheng District
 

8. A Da Xi Xinjing Restaurant

Chinese name: 阿达西新疆菜(ā dá xī xīn jiāng cài)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs
 Jintai Road Branch
Location: No. 21A, Jintai Road, Chaoyang District
 Tianshuiyuan Branch
Location: Building 7, Tianshuiyuan Community, No. 12, Tianshuiyuan East Street, Chaoyang District
 Baiqiao Branch
Location: No. 22, Baiqiao Street, Dongcheng District
 

9. Xinjiang Flavor Restaurant

Chinese name: 新疆风味(xīn jiāng fēng wèi)
Average Cost per Person: CNY40
Recommended Dishes: Kebabs, Saute Spicy Chicken with Potato
Location: No. 120, East Gulou Street
 

10. Lao Ba Lang Restaurant

Chinese name: 老巴郎 (lǎo bā láng)
Average Cost per Person: CNY70
Location: No. 713, South Jinsong Road
- Last modified on May. 24, 2018 -
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