Beijing’s dinnertime cuisine is so much more than the crowded tourist markets featuring bugs and mystery meat on sticks! Join our small group food tour as we explore delicious, traditional dishes shoulder-to-shoulder with Beijingers in a traditional Hutong neighborhood. You’ll meet your bilingual guide and small group at a convenient location, then head out to try traditional dishes that Chinese chefs have been perfecting for thousands of years.
Sample Classic Beijing Dishes
From “sauced meat” to “jarred yogurt”, Beijing’s snack scene is unrivalled. And you can’t leave Beijing without trying donkey burger – trust us, it’s so much better than you think!
Start Time: 7pm
Finish Time: 10pm
Meeting Place: Tour meeting point instructions emailed upon booking - tour starts near Beixinqiao Subway stop
Price: Adults 440 RMB / Children (6-12) 220 RMB
Inclusions: More than 15 tastings at 3 seated stops, bottled water, soft drinks & local alcohol, bilingual guide, post-tour Beijing Welcome Pack with helpful restaurant recommendations, local travel tips & so much more to help make your stay in Beijing easy & fun
Important Note: We DO NOT visit the Wangfujing or Donghuamen Night Markets on this route. We believe China’s food is found where locals eat on a regular basis, not at places where eating pre-cooked food at over-inflated tourist prices is the norm
Cook your own meats and veggies in a traditional Mongolian-style hotpot, while learning about the influence these fierce warriors had on China’s history and culinary culture.
Chow down on a variety of the original dumplings. First folded in the frigid northeast 2,000 years ago, they are now a Chinese New Year’s tradition that’s just as delicious any time of year.
Try Beijing’s famed ‘sauced meat’ – a delectable local snack passed down through the ages.
Watch a Chinese-style crepe, known as jianbing made before your eyes – one of Beijing’s classic must-try dishes.
Sample the traditional jarred yogurt that Beijing’s can’t get enough of.
Find out why the name of the country’s most delicious noodles are impossible to type on a computer – and then sample them!
Taste Beijing’s most memorable, family-run, late-night spicy chicken wing joint.
Try one of the city’s most famous donkey burgers – trust us, it’s more delicious than you think.
Get sauced on the local beers and the world’s most popular liquor – you’ve never had anything quite like this before.
Vegetarians – Non-meat eaters are more than welcome and will find plenty to eat. We will make substitutions where possible.
Vegans – This tour offers a limited selection of dishes, but we are able to make some substitutions and add in excellent veg & tofu options at some stops.
Celiac Disease – We are not able to make substitutions for those with celiacs disease as soy sauce is very prevalent in our tour stops.
Nut/Shellfish Allergies – These allergies have not been a problem in the past, however we cannot guarantee that the utensils and other cooking tools have not touched any of the food tour ingredients. Please bring your epi pen or other meds to the tour if you choose to participate.