Wangfujing Snack Street


Beijing's well-known Wangfuijing Snack Street is a venue all visitors should take advantage of for a chance to experience some traditional Chinese snacks.

The snack street stretches beside the Haoyou Emporium of Wangfujing Avenue, an old shopping center. The narrow alley has collected a variety of snacks! Visitors can taste delicious from all corners of China. Just walking along the street, you can satisfy your stomach. Wangfujing Snack Street is open all day.

Wonder what to eat? We recommend top five snacks you must taste!

Fried insect

It is one of the special street foods in Beijing and many people enjoy it, especially scorpion and pupa. It is delicious although looks horrible, which is very crunchy and tastes like dried fish.

Fried dumpling/ boiled dumpling

Dumplings, aka Jiaozi, is one of the most famous food of China whose filling is made with pork, beef or shrimp and vegetables. Many people eat the dumpling with different sauces, like vinegar, chili sauce or oil and garlic.


It is a healthy desert snack which often consists of 7-8 pieces of fruit, which may be strawberries, pineapples, grapes or Chinese hawthorn. The candy-covered fruits provide a crunchy burst of sweet heaven.

Syrup of plum

Syrup of plum, called suan mei tang in Chinese, is a kind a plum juice which is sweet and sour. It is a traditional drink in Beijing.

In addition to wonderful food, this street also collects an abundance of creative thinking and programming, as an area combined with Beijing’s traditional construction style and pop culture.

Location: South of Haoyou Emporium, Wangfujing Business Street, Dongcheng District

Bus Route: 20, 37, 41, 59, 103, 104, 120, 420, 802 (get off at Wangfujing Stop)