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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk

Highlights
  • 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
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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk
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Chengdu Evening Food Tour by Tuk-Tuk
From USD 59.00
Overview

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.

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.
Reviews (127)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
good tour

Patricia is excellent, tour is good if you like spicy food, the dumplings were the best. tripadviser needs to correct - the tour does not offer pick up in the hotel, you have to get to the tuk-tuks on your own

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rpttrav
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great night out!

This was organised by our school. As new teachers to Chengdu the tour was perfect and convenient. Our guide, Bo, knew hid stuff and was fun to be with. Food spots were GREAT and the ending place was nice to chill for the rest of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SilentFlam
Reviewed 1 week ago
Completely worth it!

I had heard good things about this tour from my coworkers, but was hesitant to book it because of the cost. Why would I pay $60 to eat when I can eat my fill at local places for a few dollars? But I finally gave...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank phoqueenv
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your stellar review! The Lost Plate Team tries super hard to find restaurants that would satisfy our guests, so it means a lot when people appreciate our hard work! The dumplings taste good, eh? These authentic local restaurants are indeed hard to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
FANTASTIC - Highly recommendable tour (Both for Family/Friends & Team Building Activities)

TOP Tour. I highly recommend it. I organized a trip for our team in Chengdu. A team of 14 people with colleagues from China, Indonesia, Russia, Spain & Sweden. Everyone loved it. This is a fun and great opportunity to see a part of Chengdu...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarRiPas
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this superb review, we really appreciate it! We are very happy to know that you had great fun, riding on our tuktuks, exploring the local neighborhoods and discovering where the locals eat! It was an amazing experience to even meet the cooks...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Like having a hip friend take you around

I wasn't surprised to hear that Lost Plate’s founder is from Chengdu because all the spots we went to on our tuk-tuk tour were very local and pretty well hidden, including a residential apartment that served some excellent spicy dumplings and a hole-in-the-wall joint that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jt10s
Bo L, Manager at Lost Plate Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review! Our founder was very happy to see this review! It was wonderful to try such a wide range of authentic local food in one evening isn't it? We are glad to know that you enjoyed your time with both...More

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MarRiPas
14 November 2018|
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Response from evan_stewart11 | Reviewed this property |
The Wechat ID is Lostplate Email is I've just had a message saying that "questions may not include HTML or website links." Great fun tour!
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eccy21
3 September 2018|
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We had a 9 year old in our party and he had a good time. He had been living in China for a while though and he was familiar with Chinese food. The experience can be fun for a kid i think . It all depends on their age and... More
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hsunmav
21 May 2018|
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Response from jcftw0rth | Reviewed this property |
That might prove a challenge as the group is on the move in the Tuk-Tuks about every 10-20 minutes for the first couple of stops. You would have to coordinate with the guide. If you can't start from the beginning I would... More
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