The Famous Guangzhou “Snack Streets”

Guangzhou snacks are very famous in China, even in the world. As you are in Guangzhou now, there is no way for you to miss all these gourmet treats made in the traditional authentic style. The three most famous snack streets are Shang Xia Jiu, Beijing Road Pedestrian Street, and the newer Huifu Snack Street.

Shang Xia Jiu Pedestrian Street (上下九步行街)

As the oldest and flirtatious place in Guangzhou, the street is full of stalls with a history of many years. You can find the most authentic local dim sum in this street, including double-skin milk with ginger flavor and wife cake. See more about shopping on Shanxiajiu Pedestrian Street.

Location: Shangjiu Road, Xiajiu Road and Dishipu Road in Liwan District.

How to get there: Metro Line1, Changshou Road Station.

Specialties: Double-Skin Milk with Ginger Flavor.




Beijing Road Pedestrian Street (北京路步行街)

Located in Yuexiu District, one of the most prosperous business area, Beijing Road Pedestrian Street is one of the most famous snack streets in Guangzhou. Here, all kinds of snacks are offered and it’s a great place to simply graze and window shop.  All the snacks here are not only cheap but also clean. The famous old store-Yinji Steamed Rice Rolls attracts many people every day. You need to give the store a try. See more about shopping on Beijing Road

Location: No. 322, Beijing Road, Yuexiu District

How to get there: Metro Line 2, Gongyuan Qian Station.

Specialties: Yinji Steamed Rice Rolls and Radish Offal.


Huifu Snack Street (惠福美食花街)

Also known as Haifu Delicacy Street, it was founded in the period of Guangzhou Asian Games, Huifu Snack Street is one of the most top-level snack streets in Guangzhou. If you love the elegant environment, here can be your best choice.

Location: Huifu East Road, Yuexiu District.

How to get there: Metro Line 2, Yuexiu Park Station.

Specialties: Egg Tart with Hong Kong flavor and Water Chestnut Cake.


Be sure to check out my list of the top 10 must-try snacks in Guangzhou