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Chuan Ban Restaurant

No.5 Gong Yuan Tong Tiao, Jian Guo Men nei street, Beijing, China
+86 10 6512 2277
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Really good mala foods”
13 Nov 2016
“Super Americanized but still good ”
Closed Now
All hours
Chinese, Asian
$$ - $$$
No.5 Gong Yuan Tong Tiao, Jian Guo Men nei street, Beijing, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to check out the restaurant after reading the reviews. It did not disappoint. The spicy dishes especially the chicken and beef ones were delicious. The dan dan noodles is definitely a must-do. Service was good and they do have an English menu if...More

Thank RubinaGan
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I really didn't expect much since this was reviewed on CNN. So I had to go since my husband and I were craving sichuanese food. Their dan dan noodle was my favorite!!!!!! I wish I had ordered a big bowl! The little bowl was 10...More

1  Thank Nina M
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I love scheuan food and have it every time I visit china or a Chinese restaurant. I had read a review that chuan ban is the official and most popular scheuan restaurant in Beijing. And didn't pay heed to a review right here that cooking...More

2  Thank Lakeoswegoor
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were the only English speaking visitors that evening. Nobody on staff spoke English - we had a great time! Our young waiter tried to talk us into ordering two huge fish; they actually brought them out, but we had to just limit ourselves to...More

2  Thank Tatyana F
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Really enjoyed the Sichuan at this restaurant! As westerners, we were given an English menu; however, I noticed some classic Sichuan dishes were not in that menu, or at least we couldn't find them. However, we just ordered them by name: La Zi Ji (chicken...More

Thank travelerinva801
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This restaurant is worth every ounce of aggravation to find it. Not at all easy to find, but you will be happy you got here. I was not sure I was in the right place at first, but it became clear that this is it....More

1  Thank Randall B
Reviewed 29 July 2015

some 10 yrs ago, this little restaurant has been a favorite for local spicy food lovers. traditional seasoning, authentic sichuan flavor, and quite cheap. but now it's gradually losing popularity. the dishes are no longer as tasty as they were. not sure why. guess that...More

Thank tensaisimon
Reviewed 8 June 2015

SICHUAN CHUAN BAN My lengthy sojourns in spicy food countries has taught me to appreciate not only fiery Jalapeno peppers but also ginger , galangal, lemon grass, Szechwan pepper, small fiery “bird sht” peppers, makrut leaves, etc,etc Two Chinese provinces, Sichuan and Hunan are reputed...More

Thank paulboop
Reviewed 9 February 2015

First of all, note that I said "Chengdu Cuisine" and not "Sichuan Cuisine". There are two competing schools of Sichuan cuisine, and this is Chengdu, not the spicier, saltier and oilier Chongqing cuisine. If you prefer Chongqing, there are better places to go, and some...More

1  Thank Tallyessin
Reviewed 14 November 2014

I have heard of this place for so long and finally came here for dinner. No reservation allowed but we did not really have to wait when we arrived at around 7:45pm on a Friday night. Every dish we ordered is perfect! 水煮鱼, 口水鸡 and...More

1  Thank Littlefoodmonster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.5 Gong Yuan Tong Tiao, Jian Guo Men nei street, Beijing, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Beijing>  > Beijing Railway Station / Jianguomen
  • Neighbourhood: Beijing Railway Station / Jianguomen
  • Phone Number: +86 10 6512 2277
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