Niujie Muslim Snack Street in Beijing

Niu Jie Muslim Snack Street occupies an area of 35.9 hectares, starting from Guang’anmen Inner Street in the north and reaching Baiguanglu street in the south. Niu Jie, located in Xicheng district of Beijing, is an ethnic cultural street with a long history. The residents here are mainly Hui people, with more than 20 ethnic groups living here. The largest and oldest mosque, Niujie mosque, is located here. Everything is full of exotic flavor of ethnic minorities. So is food. The famous Turpan restaurant serves authentic Uyghur cuisine to tourists.

Niujie (OX Street) in Beijing

Let face it, sometimes, coordinating with the destination you may find yourself into for trip may be challenging, especially with the food, that’s why we are here to help. Talking of food and snacks, it is said that “Beijing has the best snacks in China, the best snacks inBeijing are the Muslim snacks and the best Muslim snacks can be found on the Ox Street in Beijing (Niu Jie)

Niujie (Ox Street) located at Guang’anmen is outstanding for its large ethnic community and Niujie Mosque which is Beijing’s most historical and majestic mosque which attract tourist from all over the world. The Street which covers an area about 88.7 acres is made of people who are mostly Muslim and the greater part made of the Hui people.

Niujie (Ox Street) Muslim Foods and Snacks

Niujie is a truly street for Muslim food and snacks such as Sticky rice with sweet fillings (Ai Wo Wo, 艾窝窝), Stir-fried Tofu (Chao Ma Doufu, 炒麻豆腐), Pancakes with sweetened bean paste filling (Douxian Shaobing, 豆馅烧饼), Sticky rice cake with a layer of sweetened bean paste (Qiegao, 切糕), Dried fruit dish (Guozi Gan, 果子干), Boiled sheep innards (Baitang Zasui, 白汤杂碎) and a lot more which I can’t mention. 

Some Famous Restaurants on Niu Jie (Ox Street)

Niujie Muslim Supermarket Restaurant (牛街清真超市美食城)

Location: 2F,1 Niujie North End, Xuanwu District


Nan Lai Shun(南来顺饭庄)

Location: No.12, Nancaiyuan Street, Xuanwu District, Beijing

Tel: 010- 63534720

De Shun Lou(德顺楼)

Location: Near Niujie Mosque 

Tel: 010-58373366

Jubaoyuan Hot Pot(聚宝源)

Location: Niujie (Ox Street)

Tel: 010-83545602

Muslim Restaurants in Beijing

Muslim Cusine, also known as Islamic Cai and Hui Cai, is a religious cuisine wide spread among the Muslims. But now, Muslim cuisine is more and more popular among all Chinese people. The Muslim restaurants of Beijing are usually run by those from Western China, such as Uygurs.