Xi'an Famous Foods

(212) 555-1212 | View Website

81 St Marks Pl, New York, NY | Directions   10003

40.727787 -73.985500

Open Hours

Mon-Fri 12pm-10pm

Sat-Sun 12pm-11pm

Restaurants, $, Asian  more

More Cuisine: Chinese

Tags: Local Favorite

Payment Methods: Cash

Dress Code: Casual

Neighborhoods: Downtown, East Village

Xi'an Famous Foods
Xi'an Famous Foods
Xi'an Famous Foods
Xi'an Famous Foods
Liang Pi Cold Skin Noodles, Stir-fried Cold Skin Noodles, Buckwheat Cold Noodles, Stewed Pork Burger, Spicy Cumin Lamb Burger, Lamb Meat Soup, Lamb Offal Soup, Lamb Treasures Soup, Lamb Pao-Mo Soup, Spicy Cumin Lamb Hand-Ripped Noodles... more

Reviews for Xi'an Famous Foods


Formerly an obscure stall in a Flushing food court, this offal specialist attracted first the attention of local bloggers, then Manhattan food writers, and finally Anthony Bourdain, whose praise led to a Manhattan outpost. Which is just as good (and weird) as the original.

over a year ago

Mmm........Lamb Burgers – I've been to the Chinatown location and I'm glad I don't have to trek out there anymore cos the lamb burgers are amazing. The beef salad is great as well.The food is a little greasy but is amazing. Can't get enough of those lamb burgers.

over a year ago

Citysearch Editorial Review – Though plenty of its fans were happy to dip down to Chinatown or even trek out to Flushing, Xi'an's rightfully famous foods were often too far out of reach. With this super-central St. Marks location, the takeout spot is now convenient on top of delicious and astoundingly cheap. Juicy, stewed pork burgers are just $2 (and much better than the more famous lamb burgers), while the signature dish, cold skin noodles, a scorching, textural delight, are just $4.50 and worthy of their cult following. The rest of the western Chinese menu is equally cheap and fun to explore, and unlike the previous locations, this one's got a few seats so you can stick around for the inevitable seconds.

over a year ago

Hot Hot Hot – I came here when they were doing the special promo for a free burger per person! How could I resist a free lamb burger? I couldn't. So I stopped by and claimed my reward and it was sooooo good.

The lamb was spicy, tender and juicy and the bun was a little crunchy but chewy at the same time. It normally costs $2.5.

I have tried other items on the menu from other Xi'An locations so I know D2 is awesome. You have to try the lamb and noodles dishes here. Because noodles is their specialty and lamb is their local favorites.

So glad they opened this one 2 blocks away from me. No need to travel down to Flushing or Chinatown anymore!


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