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Top 5 Chengdu Night Markets of Street Food

Chengdu is known as the "land of abundance" and is famous for its delicious food. Except the usual and traditionally popular tourist must-go places such as Jinli Street, Kuanzhai Alley, Wenshufang and Chunxi Road, here we include some of the best and most local food streets and night markets to explore in Chengdu that are popular and known among local people. These night markets for food may not be known by travelers yet these are the authentic food and loved by local foodies.
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Recommended Time to Spend: 2-3 hours
Business Hour: 17:00-23:00

Fuqin Night Market

Location: Easy to get to by metro

Business Time: 17:00 - 23:30 Everyday

Features: Barbecued Food, Oldest Night Market of Chengdu, Authentic, Decent Prices

Fuqin Night Market is located by the northwest of 1st Ring Road of Chengdu. It is one of the oldest night markets in Chengdu with authentic feeling of the “Old Chengdu”. Using metro it is easy to get to from the station of Fuqin by metro line 5. Recommended food include Fuqin No.1 Barbecue, Zige Kababe, Old Chengdu Chuanchuan, Barbecued Sweet Potato Bread, Barbecued Fish/Squids/Toufu, Dan Hong Gao, Fried Sweet Sticky Rice Bread, Fried Chuanchuan, Antie Li’s Potato Slices...

Jianshe Alley Night Market

Location: Easy to get to by metro

Business Time: 11:00 - 23:00 Everyday

Features: Chengdu Authentic Street Food, All Kinds of Snacks, Well-Organized

Jianshe Alley Night Market is located by the northeast of Chengdu between 1st and 2nd Ring Road. It is an authentic night of market of Chengdu Taste and style. By metro it is easy to get to using line 6 and get off by metro station University of ESTC Jianshe North Road. Recommended food include Grandma Xue’s Dan Hong Gao, Bamboo Milk Tea, Banxian Rabbit Head, Small Spring Rolls, Zhang’s Hotpot Noodle, Barbecued Sweet Potato Bread, Barbecued Pig Foot, Bing Fen...

Yemaozi Night Market

Location: Center Part of City, Easy to get to by Bus

Business Time: 16:00 - 22:00 Everyday

Features: Street Food of all over China, All Kinds of Snacks, Sheltered

Yemaozi Night Market is one night market that is close to the center of City and super easy to get to. “You don’t find food stands offer the same food” is what local people say about this night market. Yemaozi Night Marlet doesn’t only have a good location but also has food from different parts of China. Recommended food include Chaoshan Chaluo, Plum Flower Cake, Barbecued grinded Shrimp&Fish, Plum Ice Sweet Dumplings......

Sanse Street Night Market

Location: South 3rd Ring Road, Easy to get to by Metro

Business Time: 18:00 - 23:00 Everyday

Features: New Food Street, Foreign Snacks/Drinks, Expensive, Young People

Sanse Street Night Market is a new food street establised due to the developement of the southern part of urban Chengdu (the newer part of Chengdu) where many young people work and live. Sanse Street is popular on social network and has the name of “Small Thailand” due to its foreign snacks and use of canopies with lights. Snack/food sellers are mainly young people. There are two parts of of the night markets: one is the barbecue and beer section and the other is mainly seats area with drinks and other snacks that are usually considered good to take social network-worthy photos. Many of the stall -owners here are doing part time and many are of styles. It is a night market of young people although some thinks food may be overpriced and this market maybe overhyped. It is good to see the other side of bustling night life of Chengdu young generation.

Liulangwan Night Market

Location: Wenjiang (western suburb of Chengdu)

Business Time: 16:00 - 24:00 Everyday

Features: Big Night Market, All kinds of Local Food, Far from City Center

Liulangwan Night Market is by some considered one of the best night market and a big night market. Its location is far from the city center of Chengdu. By metro it takes around 1h to get to. But metro line 4 gets to the night market directly from city center without transit. Liulangwan night market is usually crowded and prices are good. Some cosider it is the biggest night market of Chengdu that you can find basically all kinds of local snacks/food here.

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