This 3-hour non-touristy local food night tour lets you try out more than 15 kinds of authentic Xi'an local food. This tour is not just about food but also about the folk culture, traditional cooking methods and interesting drinking ceremony. Have fun with locals in a lively and colorful cultural area with dozens of workshops. Watch local chefs prepare numerous dishes such as tofu pudding, hand cut round noodles and savory meats. Learn about the local cuisine over unlimited beers and sodas, and enjoy a last local ice cream stop at the end.


  • Walk in Yongxingfang Foodie Culture Square to take a food adventrue of the traditional snacks;

  • Taste over 15 kinds of authentic Xi'an local food to satisfy your stomach;

  • Attend an interesting drinking ceremony called "Shuaiwanjiu": drink a bowl of rice wine and break the bowl on the ground!


Day 1Authentic Old Xi’an Back Street Food Private Tour

Meet your friendly tour guide in your Hotel Lobby at 6:00pm. Follow your guide take taxi (on your own cost) to Yongxingfang Foodie Culture Square where you will see lots of beautiful lanterns, dozens of restaurants, old farm ploughs, 3-wheel wooden carriers, dried wheat straw piles, bunches of red chilies and huge mask painting walls.

Attend a drinking ceremony called “Shuaiwanjiu”. This comes from countryside and it is used to wish safety for yourself. Take one bowl of rice wine (about 1 % alcohol), shout "Suisui ping an” and bottoms up, then throw it to the target wall! It also means a sort of life belief: Never Give Up!

Continue your fun night by tasting 15 kinds local food items such as vegetable skewer, mushroom skewer, sweet nut candies, sweet potato products, local burger (Rou Jia Mo), spinach belt noodle, donkey burger, thick king bread, sticky rice pies, black sesame and nuts dessert, cumin little baby potatoes, tofu or soybean products, steamed rice noodle with sesame butter, lamb BBQ, lamb soup, dim sum, and etc.. Other than eating, you also can see cooking processes through kitchen glass windows.

Then, visit sesame oil workshop, vinegar fermenting, tofu works, chili grinding stone mill, sticky rice pie kitchen and more if time allows. Your last stop is to enjoy one ice cream or local yoghourt.

In the end, your guide will assist you to get a taxi for returning back to your hotel, or you can spend more time in the area on your own.

Book Price

Group SizeAdult(Age:8-80) Price/p.pChild(Age:4-7) Price/p.pInfant(Age:0-3) Price/p.p
1 Number $ 98 $ 25 Free
2 Number $ 75 $ 25 Free
3 Number $ 65 $ 25 Free
4 Number $ 60 $ 25 Free
5 Number $ 55 $ 25 Free
6 Number $ 50 $ 25 Free
7 Number $ 45 $ 25 Free
8 Number $ 44 $ 25 Free
9 Number $ 43 $ 25 Free
10 Number $ 42 $ 25 Free


  • English-speaking tour guide service fee

  • Unlimited local beers and soft drinks

  • 1 ice cream or yoghourt

  • Plenty food enough for dinner 


  • Accommodations

  • Gratuity to the guide

  • Hotel pick up and drop-off

  • Personal costs

Trip Notes

  • The quoted price is for a 3-hour tour.

  • Additional hours are billed at 50CNY to 100CNY for the guide

  • Pls note that the itinerary is flexible and we can adjust it according to your personal interests, the weather or any unexpected conditions.

  • Our tours are complete non-forced shopping tour and we won’t take you to any factories without request to waste your valuable time.

  • Please inform guide if you have any food allergy and special personal taste.

  • This is a private tour.