Lanzhou restaurants

Top Choice Noodles in Lanzhou

Mǎzilù Beef Noodles

In business since 1954, this place has locals flocking here for steaming bowls of the city's most well known export: spicy hand-pulled noodles (拉面; lāmiàn). Join the queue inside the door and ask for niúròu miàn (牛肉…
Market in Lanzhou

Zhengning Lu Night Market

One of Lánzhōu's best night markets, this small pedestrian street is lined with vendors on both sides cooking up all manner of Silk Road delights. The mix of Hui, Han and Uyghur stalls offer everything from goat’s h…
Hotpot in Lanzhou


At this Běijīng-style shùan yángròu (涮羊肉; traditional lamb hotpot) restaurant, the pot of broth costs ¥25, after which you can add sliced mutton (¥30), greens (¥10) and various other dishes. The restaurant is about …
Market in Lanzhou

Hezheng Lu Night Market

Not so much a market as a busy section of street extending from Tianshui Nanlu to Pingliang Lu, here you'll find all manner of open-air stalls and restaurants serving barbecue and local specialities.
Dumplings in Lanzhou

Wèijiā Shuǐjiǎo

Cheap and cheerful dumpling restaurant with a picture menu and cold beer.