List of Top 10 Suzhou Restaurants

1. Song He Lou

 Chinese name: 松鹤楼 sōng hè lóu
Song He Lou is an old brand Suzhou restaurant with more than 200 years' history since 1757. The good and authentic Suzhou cuisine here is noted worldwide. To a large extent, Song He Lou stands for Suzhou foods. The Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fish cooked here is highly recommended.
 Specialties: Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fish, Quick-fried Shrimps with Biluochun Tea, Suzhou Spicy Marinated Duck, Whitebait and Water Shield Soup, Bean Curd with Crab Roe, Fried Shredded Eel
 Opening hours: 11:00-13:30 & 17:00-20:30
 

Guanqian Branch:

 Address: No.72, Taijian Nong, Guanqian area, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 150 per person

Shantang Branch:

 Address: No.198, Shantang Street, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 150 per person

Pingjiang Road Branch:

 Address: No.62, Daru Alley, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 140 per person

Industrial Park Branch:

 Address: No.1, Guanfeng Street
 Average Cost: CNY 170 per person
 

2. De Yue Lou

 Chinese name: 得月楼 dé yuè lóu
Benefiting from four hundred years’ culinary experience, De Yue Lou serves dozens of famous and authentic Suzhou dishes to visitors both from home and abroad. There are three branches in Suzhou totally.
 Specialties: Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fish, Fried Shredded Eel, Quick-fried Shrimps with Biluochun Tea, Braised Spring Chicken, Suzhou Pastries
 Opening Hours: 10:30-14:00 & 16:30-21:00
 

Guanqian Branch:

 Address: No.43, Taijian Nong, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 150 per person

Li Gong Di Branch:

 Address: No.22, Ligongdi Road, Industrial Park
 Average cost: CNY 180 per person

Mudu Branch:

 Address: No.288, South Jinshan Road, Building 9, TV City, Wuzhong District
 Average cost: CNY 150 per person
 

3. Xiehe Restaurant

 Chinese name: 协和菜馆 xié hé cài guǎn
Xiehe Restaurant is a popular Suzhou restaurant and you can taste the most notable dishes of local cuisine. It is very traditional, serving foods with reasonable price.
 Specialties: Quick-fried Shrimps, Fried Shredded Eel, Braised Pork with Thick Sauce, Braised Tofu with Crab Roe
 Opening Hours: 10:30-14:00 & 16:30-21:00
 Address: No.15, Fenghuang Street, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 100 per person
 

4. Xiang Xue Hai (Snowy Sea Hotel)

 Chinese name: 香雪海 xiāng xuě hǎi
Xiang Xue Hai, or Snowy Sea in English, is a chain restaurant attached to Snowy Sea Hotel in Suzhou. It is quite popular that served with various Suzhou foods.
 Specialties: Braised Eggplants on Iron Pan, Goose Blood Soup, Roast Rabbit Leg, Stir-fried Shrimps
 

Xujiang Road Branch:

 Address: No.271, Xujiang Road, Gusu District
 Opening Hours: 11:00-20:30
 Average cost: CNY 140 per person

Yushan Branch:

 Address: No.69, Yushan Road, Huqiu District
 Opening Hours: 10:00-13:30 & 17:00-20:30
 Average cost: CNY 140 per person

Renmin Bridge Branch:

 Address: No.8, Dongyi Road, Ferry Wharf, Gusu District
 Opening Hours: 11:00-13:30 & 16:30-20:30
 Average cost: CNY 160 per person
 

5. Yaba Shengjian (Pan-Fried Buns)

 Chinese name: 哑巴生煎 yǎ ba shēng jiān
Yaba Shengjian is extremely hot, especially for pan-fried bun, which is the most flavored local snack. When you get to Suzhou, you cannot miss this budget Suzhou restaurant definitely.
 Specialties: Pan-Fried Bun, Wonton, Beef and Vermicelli Soup
 Average cost: CNY 20 per person
 

Lindun Road Branch:

 Address: 150 meters (165 yards) south to the crossroad of Lindun Road and Shijia Alley, Gusu District
 Opening Hours: 06:00-19:30

Su’an New Village Branch:

 Address: opposite to the Building 24, Su’an New Village, Donghuan Road, Wuzhong District
 Opening Hours: 05:30-18:00

Youlian Branch:

 Address: No.70, Yanlian Village, Panli Road, Gusu District
 Opening Hours: 07:00-19:00
 

6. Lu Gao Jian

 Chinese name: 陆稿荐 lù gǎo jiàn
Lu Gao Jian is aged with a history of more than 300 years, famous in Suzhou for the cooked meat. The seasoned pork with different flavors are the best known.
 Specialties: Braised Pork with Thick Sauce, Stewed Duck in Soy Sauce, Stewed Pork with Wine, Smoked Fish, Spiced Beef
 Opening Hours: 08:30-18:00
 Address: No.8, Guanqian Street, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 70 per person
 

7. Wumen Renjia

 Chinese name: 吴门人家 wú mén rén jiā
Wumen Renjia is regarded as a must-go out of various Suzhou restaurants. Decorated in traditional style, the dinning environment is quite original and pleasing. The local dishes here are also remarkable.
 Specialties: Fried Shredded Eel, Sweet Gruel with Red Beans, Cherry-shaped Pork, Duck Stuffed with Nuts
 Opening Hours: 06:30-09:30, 11:00-15:00 & 17:00-20:30
 Address: No.38, East Panru Alley, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 100 per person
 

8. Tong De Xing

 Chinese name: 同得兴 tóng dé xìng
Tong De Xing is the best noodles restaurants in Suzhou. It is famed throughout China with the tasty local noodles, in particular, the Fengzhen Pork Noodles with tender meat and light soup.
 Specialties: Fengzhen Pork Noodles, Shrimp Noodles, Noodles with Red Soup, Noodles with Fried Fish
 

Shiquan Street Branch:

 Address: No.624, Shiquan Street, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 50 per person
 Opening Hours: 07:00-13:00

Jiayu Fang Branch:

 Address: No.6, Jiayu Fang, Renmin Road, Gusu District
 Average cost: CNY 40 per person
 Opening Hours: 07:00-13:00

Yuanrong Times Square Branch:

 Address: 1F, Building 3, Yuanrong Times Square, No.268, Wangdun Road, Industrial Park
 Average cost: CNY 60 per person
 Opening Hours: 08:00-14:00 & 16:30-19:30
 

9. Old Suzhou Da Ke Tang

 Chinese name: 老苏州大客堂 lǎo sū zhōu dà kè táng
This Suzhou Restaurant is marked for not only toothsome local dishes and snacks, but also the old-timey decoration in wide lobby with a large number of classical lanterns. You can also listen to Suzhou Pingtan here.
 Specialties: Steamed Ribs with Rice in Lotus Leave, Fried Shredded Eel, Sweet and Sour Mandarin Fish, Crab Shell Shaped Sesame Pastry
 Opening Hours:
10:30-13:30 & 16:30-20:30 on weekdays; 10:30-14:00 & 16:30-21:00 on weekends
 Average cost: CNY 80 per person

 Shantang Street Branch: upstairs of Agricultural Bank of China, Shilu Pedestrian Street, No.407, Changxu Road, Gusu District

 Guanqian Street Branch: 4F, Korean City, No.35-45, First Nong, Bifeng Fang, Guanqian Street, Gusu District
 

10. Wu Ji Xiao Yuan Lou

 Chinese name: 小园楼 xiǎo yuán lóu
This is a fair-price chain restaurant with good service in Suzhou. Although the environment is not the best, the foods here won’t let you down. The most dishes are of light flavor and cheap.
 Specialties: Braised Yangtze Bullhead, Fried Shredded Eel, Stir-Fried Shrimps, Noodles with Scallion
 Opening Hours: 10:30-14:00 & 16:30-21:00
 Average cost: CNY 80 per person

 West Baita Road Headquarter: No.71-75, West Baita Road, Gusu District

 Xibei Street Branch: No.151, Xibei Street, Gusu District

 Panmen Scenic Area Branch: No.798, Panxu Road, Gusu District


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- Last modified on Apr. 14, 2020 -
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