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First Noodle Under The Sun

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Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
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+86 29 8728 6088
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

I missed dining at the First Noodle Under the Sun on my previous trips to Xi'an, but this time, I made it a point to get here. Walked from my hotel, in the drizzle and humidity to make have their popular noodle dish - which comes with three bowls, 1 with 3.8 meters of noodles, another abalone base and the... More 

Thank Ran C
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209 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a good meal here. All the dishes came out pretty tasty. Not too spicy. Service is good. Only speak Chinese, So be prepared. Chicken feet were OK. But the main event was the noodle dishes which were all excellent. I recommend trying a variety of the noodle dishes. There is a dish that has like little sampler's of... More 

Thank Billy_Whimwa
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted noodles for lunch so went here, a short walk from big wild goose pagoda and Westin hotel. When we got there we actually ordered dumplings, vegetables and some chicken skewers. All of which were good. Staff have little to no English but we're very helpful. This is a cheaper restaurant and so affordable for families or for those... More 

1 Thank Guesty2009
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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191 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to the big wild goose pagoda, the fountain show or the shaanxi history museum this is a good place to eat. The menu is also in English and they take good care of you. When I was sitting there for a while two different supervising ladies came to my table to check my order and took action... More 

Thank henrivantilburg
Mahomet, IL
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel the Westin. Both the hotel and the restaurant are off a nice park. We picked it because of the distance from our hotel and its ratings. We were seated quickly. The place is nicely decorated and you can't miss the sign on out front. No one spoke English well enough to communicate... More 

2 Thank gdstech
Sulphur Springs, TX
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Not at all what I was hoping. We were sent here by our hotel as THE place to get dumplings. No one understood English. Only one picture showed dumplings. Could not tell what kind they were. We ordered them and I still could not figure out what they were. Not very good. We could not even finish them. Disappointing.

Thank Aggielu
Shanghai, China
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

First Noodle Under the Sun has a few locations in Xi'An and are famous for their signature 3.8m noodles folded up in a big bowl. The noodles were a little oily but delicious. The spicy chicken was also a great choice. You can find their English menu on Spoonhunt App at Spoonhunt.com so you can order when you're there.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The noodles are amazing, best I've ever had. All the food was fantastic and at a great price. The staff were wonderful & service was quick.

1 Thank PJC1102
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768 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Famous for its 3.8m noodle called the biang biang noodle. Very good although slightly over hyped. They did have a very good spicy chicken dish. The noodles bowl is quite massive and be prepared with an empty stomach. For the price paid it's well worth a visit. Don't get me wrong the noodles are very good but just not as... More 

Thank varun_mukthi
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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209 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I always enjoy a bowl of noodle, dry, mixed, soup...all kinds, the menu seems little bit funny with their "English", could be more accurate...I always eat garlic with my noodle when i'm eating outside, it adds flavor and also helps kill any "germs" that cause my running stomach...however about 10mins after I had the noodle I need to find a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanguang Road (South Section), Yanta,, Xi'an, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shaanxi  >  Xi'an
  • Phone Number: +86 29 8728 6088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?