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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk provided by Lost Plate Food Tours

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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk

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The capital of the Chinese province of Sichuan, Chengdu is a 2,400-year-old city famous for its spicy and flavorful regional food. During this one-of-a-kind guided tasting tour through the city’s picturesque backstreets, you’ll travel by tuk-tuk to discover under-the-radar eateries and family-run eateries. Unlimited beer and soda and a small group size make for an all-inclusive experience with plenty of personal attention.
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Yushuang Road
Yu Shuang Lu, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, ChinaSubway Directions (strongly recommended): Yushuang Road Subway Station services lines 4. When you get off the train, follow signs to Exit C. Your guide will be upstairs, outside of the exit waiting for you. Show Your Taxi Driver: 您好,我们想去玉双路地铁站C口。谢谢。 Chinese map:
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    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    If you want to see how local spend a night out in the city, this is the way to do it! All food, drinks and tuktuk transportation are included. Meet your English-speaking guide at an easy-to-find central location in Chengdu and get off the beaten path to discover incredible local dishes in this UNESCO city of gastronomy. You will have access to over 10 authentic dishes at a combination of sit-down restaurants and street stalls, plus a local bar. The tour will take you through the entire central area of Chengdu by tuktuk stocked with unlimited beer & soda and visit authentic eateries that only locals know about. Start by visiting a hidden residential community and be welcomed inside for some of the best homemade dumplings in China. Then we'll introduce you to try the best version of Chengdu’s most popular street snack, Sichuan stuffed pancakes which can only be found on the streets of Chengdu. You can also have a go at Sichuan’s spicy specialties, watch your noodles get sauced…plus a lot more surprises! End your night at one of our favorite bars where you can try some local rice wine or beer and sip it down with the locals.
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You'll end at
Yushuang Road
Yu Shuang Lu, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, ChinaSubway Directions (strongly recommended): Yushuang Road Subway Station services lines 4. When you get off the train, follow signs to Exit C. Your guide will be upstairs, outside of the exit waiting for you. Show Your Taxi Driver: 您好,我们想去玉双路地铁站C口。谢谢。 Chinese map:
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  • Guided food tour of Chengdu in a tuk-tuk
  • Discover under-the-radar eateries that tourists never visit
  • Sample classic Sichuan dishes at up to five different food stops
  • Watch cooking demonstrations and learn about the history of local cuisine
What to Expect
Your tour begins in a private tuk-tuk, a classic three-wheeler perfect for navigating the picturesque narrow lanes. Your guide will fill you in on the city’s famed food scene as you travel between up to five different stops, including family-run eateries and local-favorite hidden gems. Enjoy unlimited beer and soda along the way. As you hop between food stations, you’ll get a chance to watch classic Sichuan dishes being prepared in person as you discover why the local food culture is such an important part of everyday life in the city. Cover more ground than you could on your own, and venture to places that tourists rarely have the opportunity to visit. Happily fed, you'll end the evening over drinks with locals in a popular bar.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Yushuang Road, Yu Shuang Lu, Chenghua Qu, Chengdu Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private transportation
  • 4-5 food stops
  • Dinner
  • Driver and Local guide
  • Unlimited beer and soft drinks
  • Small-group tour (less than 10 people)
  • Entry/Admission - Lost Plate Food Tours
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Johannes M wrote a review Mar 2020
Stockholm, Sweden2 contributions
Olivia was such an amazing guide. She brought us to Chengdu's hidden gems, and made local food accessible in a way that would have never been possible without a local guide. We even climbed up stairs, squeezed through a window, and had dinner in the living room of a family
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Date of experience: January 2020
Marcus wrote a review Mar 2020
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Great experience, we hade a night out in Chengdu and booked a food tour which took us to cool small places with great food. The guide was very friendly and gave the whole tour an extra spice with all the stories of the city, places we went and culture. I can warmly recommend
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Date of experience: January 2020
Aine M wrote a review Jan 2020
London, United Kingdom7 contributions1 helpful vote
We really enjoyed the evening tour, lots of unusual food stops in places you would never find yourself. Our guide was really informative and interesting and his passion for the local food was infections. Couldn't recommend this tour enough!
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Date of experience: January 2020
Memphis blues wrote a review Jan 2020
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Really terrific tour! True Chengdu back alley experience! The only people we saw on the tour were locals...experienced dining as only locals would...We even went thru a window to a ‘local, back room’ dumpling experience. Our guide, Zheng Ming, was great! Spoke English like
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Date of experience: January 2020
Annie B wrote a review Jan 2020
Clanwilliam, South Africa7 contributions
Three weeks in China and South East Asia and we were not able to replicate the deliciousness of the food we enjoyed on this tour. From street stalls, a "climb-through-the-window-to-enjoy-the-best-dumplings-in-the-world" home visit to a high street noodles bar. The tour was
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Cruising the Streets of Chengdu!
This is a great way to have some fun, and try some food you might otherwise miss. My Father (72) and I signed up.
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Excellent communication, very helpful!
I emailed them regarding my wife and my food allergies and they were extremely helpful! Would highly recommend.
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Great variety of food. Stuffed after 2 of 5 stops
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Enjoyed a excellent tour of the city trying out four local cuisines. Our guide, Olivia was extremely knowledgeable
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Highlight of our xian trip
It was really a great night, filled with sense adventure, experience and full belly. We did this with our 9 & 11 ye
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Great tour - amazing food and a brilliant host
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