We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

MaZi Lu Beef Noddle (DaZhong Xiang)

Ratings and reviews



Chinese, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Reviews (46)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Lanzhou is known for beef noodles, and everyone told me this was the place to get them. It did not disappoint. This is not a fancy restaurant, at least not downstairs - it is more of a self-service open air place. But the beef noodles...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jim R
Reviewed 20 July 2017

If you want fancy style, you can go upstairs which in my opinion, lost 50% of the local taste. Just order the cheaper one down stairs follow the line like a local, enjoy the noise made from other people eating noodles.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Ming C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Yes, the restaurant is not a Michelin stared fine dining environment. It is authentic, cheap, humble and full of locals. The noodles are good, extremely cheap (7 yuan or 1 USD for a bowl). There are several add-ons available such as eggs, cucumbers, radish, etc....More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank DC-3Viator
Reviewed 11 August 2015

I love beef noodles, and I feel lucky to spend in several months in Lanzhou and have tasted dozens of noodle shops. This one is recommended by local friends as 'the old brand'. The tastes and flavors are good, classic. There're some lesser known shops...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank tensaisimon
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I expected an extraordinary meal, given other reviews. I felt the soup was good, that I'd experienced a true Lanzhou beef noodle soup in a popular restaurant. The price was incredibly reasonable--7 yuan for a large bowl--and perhaps that's why people like it so much....More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Lezghy
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I don't anything to say follow the people and get noodles . You learn the word for beef. if you ant something else just point.

Date of visit: August 2014
Thank brooney637
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Lanzhou is famous for the beef noodles, so what could be better if you have the right place to enjoy it? Here you can find the noodles with a good variety, but be careful if you can´t have spicy food, for the locals relly enjoy...More

Date of visit: October 2014
Thank Marcia20142014
Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

This place did not disappoint! I bookmarked this place are reading in a local big that it is the best beef noodle joint in all Lanzhou. Sadly the first time we went it was closed but we made the trip across town a second time...More

Date of visit: July 2014
2  Thank DawgAbroad
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We have noodle stands selling so-called Lanzhou Raman (兰州拉面) back at home, but this time I HAD THE REAL DEAL at Mazilu! When arrived in Lanzhou pretty early and this was one of the handful restaurants that open early. The dining hall was filled with...More

Date of visit: October 2013
Thank PeggieFearless
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from MaZi Lu Beef Noddle (DaZhong Xiang) staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing