Heilongjiang

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Top ChoiceChinese in Wudalian Chi

Wángmáolǘ Dòufu Měishí Diàn

Tofu ice cream, tofu salad, tofu burgers! This is soybean heaven, but even meat lovers will enjoy the soft delicacy at this incredible specialist restaurant. If you can't decide, take your pick from the picture...

Top ChoiceDumplings in Harbin

Orient King of Eastern Dumplings

This busy main street chain dumpling house is the pick of the three options in Harbin (if it's full, head down the road to number 51). The handmade jiǎozi (饺子, stuffed dumplings) are soft and delicious; you can't...

Top ChoiceChinese in Harbin

Old Chang’s Spring Rolls

Hungry foodies line up for Lao Chang's famous chūnbǐng, northern Chinese specialities, that are essentially DIY spring rolls. Descend the stairs to order a set of wheat roll skins (¥2 per roll ), and insist on...

Bakery in Harbin

Bomele 1931 Cafe

The 2nd-floor terrace overlooking Zhongyang Dajie is the main reason to swing by this friendly Chinese bakery. Downstairs is a self-serve takeaway where cakes and smoothies are created with precision. You can eat...

Chinese in Harbin

Lǎochújiā

The 'Old Chef's House', 2km southeast of Zhongyang Dajie, is an excellent place to sample northeastern cuisine. There can be queues on weekends for good reason: succulent, well-priced hotpots and spicy side...

Vegetarian in Harbin

Suxin Shidu Vegetarian

Elderly locals and wayward travellers line up for this health-conscious, meat-free buffet of filling dishes. All the usual pulse and tofu dishes are on offer, but try the more interesting blends of yams,...

Russian in Harbin

Russia Coffee & Food

Russia Coffee & Food

Also known as Cafe Russia, this antique-filled cafe is replete with leather-backed dining chairs, a cavernous fireplace and a grandfather clock. You can peruse the extensive collection of photographs and oil...

Russian in Harbin

Portman Restaurant

The 'Bo-te-man' is super kitsch, though not cheap by Harbin standards, and the service is less than laissez-faire, but the period-style interior and live music (everything from mild cabaret to Russian folk...

Dumplings in Mudanjiang

Shuānglóng Jiǎozi Wáng

Some of the juiciest jiǎozi (stuffed dumplings) this side of Jingpo Lake are served at this Dongbei classic. As you turn left off Taiping Jie, the restaurant is the big glass building with the red signboard on...

Food Hall in Harbin

Lóngjiāng Xiǎochī Jiē

This underground, mall-style food court is part of a large shopping mall and is well stocked with a variety of Chinese, Asian and western food outlets. In winter it makes a good refuge from the cold. You'll need...

Barbecue in Mudanjiang

Yuan Weitang Barbecue

Skewered meat in all its varieties are served at this busy barbecue restaurant on a recommended eating strip. Service won't win awards, but the chicken and pork sticks come fast and sizzling, and there are plenty...

Noodles in Wudalian Chi

Wang Shifu Lamian

A few doors down from the famous tofu shop Wángmáolǘ Dòufu Měishí Diàn is this humble noodle joint which serves slurpingly hot soups in which meat and veggies bob up and down for attention. It's very friendly,...