It is said that, the marinade of Guilin Rice Noodles used the local herbal to treat soldiers of Qin dynasty as a medicine soup to solve the problem of endemic unacclimatized. At that time, during Emperor Qin Shi Huang period, soldiers were sent to Xing’an Guilin for digging Lingqu Canal. After years’ development and improvement, the marinade becomes a unique flavor and necessary ingredient of Guilin Rice Noodles.
Chongshan Rice Noodles
Chonngshan Rice Noodles is Guilin famous chain of rice noodle shop. The environment is clean with good service, Guilin rice noodles here is relatively authentic and the restaurant gives the full weigh, which is suitable for mass taste. For the first time visitors to Guilin, if they temporarily dare not try some small and common restaurant, they can come here to eat.
Opening Time: 10:00-22:00
Address: No.5 Yiren Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin
Transportation Information: Taking Bus No.2 to Jiefang Bridge Stop
Shi’s Time-Honored Brand Rice Noodles
One of the most popular rice noodles restaurants welcomed by tourists is Shi’s Rice Noodles Restaurant. Its location is easy to find where is across the Niko-Niko-Do Plaza. The characteristic is that its price is very reasonable, and it tastes good. After the shop assistants filling out the boiled rice noodles, people can add ingredients and soup by their own. The environmental and sanitary condition is not very good, but tourists can experience the Guilin local life here.
Opening Time: 24 hours
Address: Jiefang West Road (right in front of Niko-Niko-Do- Plaza), Xiufeng District, Guilin
Transportation Information: Taking bus to Cross Street (Jiefang West Road) stop and then you can walk there.
Qingyun Soup Base Rice Noodles (Tiexi Rice Noodles)
It is a public praised old shop in Guilin where is very close to the railway station, so it is very convenient to walk here to have breakfast.
As the name implies, this shop emphasizes the soup with rice noodles. Accustomed to eat Guilin rice noodles without soup, you can try this kind of rice noodles. Since it is soup base rice noodles, it focuses on the broth. The broth of Qingyun is fresh and fragrant. Rice flour weight is moderate, and there are quail eggs and vegetables; and you can add condiments, such as beans, chili, garlic, pickled radish, etc. If you cannot eat spicy food then you should not add too much. Particularly recommended to try bean curd stick, after deep-frying and cooking with soup, its taste is still very good.
Address: No.22 Second West Road, Xiufeng District, Guilin
Transportation Information: Taking Bus NO.1, 20, 21, 23, 36, 53, 301 to Xiangshan District Government Stop and then walk for about 300 meters can reach.
Ming’s Horsemeat Rice Noodles (Zhongshan South Road Restaurant)
Ming’s Horsemeat Rice Noodles are famous old brand which opened for many years. Horsemeat rice noodles are the characteristic here, but the meat is dried and chewy that is not suitable for everyone. But eating with collocation of acid beans and other dishes, it's worth a try.
Address: No.55 Zhongshan South Road, near Jinwan Hotel, Xiangshan District, Guilin
Transportation Information: Taking Bus No.3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 16, 19, 22, 25, 51, 88, 91, 99, 100 and NO.1 Tourism Sightseeing Bus Line to Guilin Station Stop and then walk for around 230 meters.
Wayao Shengli Rice Noodles
It is said to be the shop that famous Chinese director Zhang Yimou gave his patronage to. The price is affordable, but the shop is so small that uneasy to find. The shop owner only responsible for boiling rice noodles and cooking broth, you can add sauce according to personal taste. People who don't eat chili remember less or not to put pepper.
Address: NO.31 of Lane 2, Wayao West Road, Guilin
Transportation Information: Taking Bus No.5, 11, 19, 28, 55, 56, 86, 96, 97, 99 to Pingshan Stop and then walk for about 350 meters.