Guiyang Cuisine Restaurant

When you come to Guiyang, in addition to appreciating the scenery, you will find that tasting the local delicacies is also a special treat. There are renowned restaurants and eateries providing good cuisine.

1. Laokaili Sour Soup Fish (Shengfu Road Branch)

Red lanterns can be seen from far away. The Miao Nationality decoration style is very distinctive. The waiters are all in beautiful Miao costumes, and the dishes look good and taste delicious. Sour soup fish is a must-have as it is the most representative specialty in Guiyang. The sour soup is appetizing, the fish is tender and the taste is unique.

Average check per person: RMB 100
Open hours: 10:30 – 22:00, Monday to Friday
Address: No. 12, Shengfu Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang (opposite Gui Mountain Grand Hotel)

2. Xiaoyisi Siwawa (veggie spring rolls, Penshuichi Branch)

Siwawa is a special treat in Guiyang. The eatery does not look that high-end, but the taste is really good. The wrap is chewy yet tender, and the sauce is made from sour taste or original taste soup with fried soybeans, chopped shallots, baked chili and the Chinese herb ‘litsea’. The crispy vegetables and the refreshing sour juice will be enjoyed at the same time on the first bite. It is favored by both tourists and locals.

Average check per person: RMB 35
Business hours: 11:00 – 21:30, Monday to Sunday
Address: 3F, Guiyang Hotel, East Yan'an Road, Penshuichi, Guiyang

3. Tufeng Doumi Hot Pot (Qianling East Road Branch)

Tufeng Doumi Hot Pot has a number of branches in Guiyang. The decoration in the branch is simple, and the service is excellent. Doumi (bean rice) is sweet and tender. The juice is thick and it goes well with the bean rice. They have many good dishes on the menu with agreeable pricing.

Average check per person: RMB 35
Open hours: 11:00 – 21:30, Monday to Sunday
Address: 67, Qianling East Road, Yunyan District, Guizhou

4. Xie’s Century Glutinous Rice Cake

People who come to Qingyan Ancient Town would go there and order a bowl of Glutinous Rice Cake, also called Gaoba. It is said that the recipe came from the Forbidden City. And it was soon highly welcomed in Guizhou. The handmade paste is made from 21 ingredients, and so there is a real knack to making it.

Average check per person: RMB 15
Open hours: 10:00 – 22:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: Opposite the ticket office at West Gate on Lao Street, Qingyan Ancient Town, Guiyang

5. Wan’s Restaurant

The restaurant has been in business for over 2 decades and mainly serves mutton hot pot. As the mutton is already well cooked when served, you can drop it into the boiling water for just a short time and then start enjoying it. The meat is tender and delicious.

Average check per person: RMB 100
Open hours: 9:00 – 22:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: Close to the crossing of Putuo Road and Youyi Road, Yunyan District, Guiyang

6. Xiaoya Home Cooking (Hunter International Plaza Branch)

The lovely, small home-style restaurant uses green and white colors. The mint green and white colors dominate the inn, and even the table ware is in those colors. So the interior looks terrific in photos. Books, shelves, bonsai and all decorations are part of the setting. All of that, along with the cute illustrations painted over the walls, make it obvious that the host put heaps of effort into developing the ambience of the inn.

Average check per person: RMB 60
Open hours: 11:00 – 21:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: 3F, Hunter International Plaza, No. 70, South Wenchang Road, Guiyang

7. Guizhou Mushroom Four Seasons Restaurant (Zhongtian Garden Branch)

The restaurant is themed with characteristics of Guizhou culture and cuisine. It has an elegant environment and the nourishing mushroom hot pot is the specialty. The delicious hot pot soup is made from chicken stock and fresh mushrooms boiled together.

Average check per person: RMB 140
Open hours: 11:00 – 21:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: 1F, Block C, Yulan, Zhongtian Mangnolia Garden, Xintian Avenue, Wudang District, Guiyang.

8. Shuchu Authentic Guizhou Cuisine (Zuozang Sanku Branch)

Authentic dishes are provided here and many branches can be found across the city. Zuozang Sanku Branch is close to Zuozang Sanku Antique Market. It has a relaxing, vintage atmosphere. There are wax printing decorations and carved wooden screens. Mom’s Dish always provides guests with delicious Guizhou dishes that are spicy and sour. In addition to dishes, the home-made liquor Shujiu is also very popular.

Average check per person: RMB 80
Open hours: 11:00 - 21:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: 1F, Zuozang Sanku Antique Market, No. 448, North Section of Huaxi Avenue (Intersection of Art School Overpass and Gui-Huang Expressway), Huaxi District, Guizhou

9. Dong Nationality Restaurant (Beijing Road Branch)

The restaurant has a genuine ethnic appearance, which helps to create a great appetite for the sour soup fish there. Pickled fish, cured meat, and Dong Sanbao (sour fish, duck and pork) are the very best dishes that the Dong Nationality offer. The tastes include sour, spicy and sweet, although not all tourists really appreciate these flavors. Fried rice and buckwheat and rice are nice choices too.

Average check per person: RMB 90
Open hours: 10:30 – 22:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: No. 2, Beijing Road (next to Beijing West Road Gas Station), Yunyan District, Guiyang

10. Gold Medal Luo’s Chang Wang Noodles

There is always a long queue at this renowned and highly popular Chang Wang noodle inn every day. Authentic Chang Wang noodles are offered here. The noodles are chewy and the blood curd is tender. The intestines are soft and the dressing from marble pork is crispy. Eggs, marinated tofu and pork chops can be added into it.

Average check per person: RMB 15
Open hours: 7:30 – 22:00, Monday to Sunday
Address: Next to the Construction Bank at the crossing of Caijia Street and Zhongshan East Road, Nanming District, Guiyang