Eat like a local in Sanya’s most popular food streets
It’s not just the unbeatable combination of sea, beach and sunshine in the daytime that makes Sanya such a magical coastal tourist city. Sanya has a culinary scene that reflects the diversity of the city itself, and visitors to Sanya can be sure to find an exciting range of restaurants, beachfront barbecues and hotels serving everything from local minority dishes, Hainan street food, regional Chinese cuisine to Japanese, Thai and Italian food.
The compact scale of the city means that an exciting dining opportunity is never more than a short walk or taxi ride away.
Do you have a good appetite? WOS will lead you to several famous snack streets clustered with restaurants and eateries in Sanya. There you can find traditional Hainanese food as well as regional Chinese cuisines to satisfy your one-stop dining needs.
An old food street located at city center, there are a number of restaurants along the road featuring Hainan’s popular snack food, Lanzhou Hand-pulled Beef Noodles, various morsels from Northeastern China, and much more, all in one location.
This Youyi Seafood Square at the Waimao Road offers a unique dining experience where you can pick your choice of fresh seafood at the restaurant which will cook it to your liking. This is where you will find authentic Hainanese cuisine.
Waimao Road features both southern and northern snacks. If you want to taste all kinds of food from throughout the country, Waimao Road is the right place.
Here, a number of restaurants host not only local Hainanese cuisine but regional Chinese specialties as well. This snack street offers a unique dining experience where you can pick your choice of fresh seafood at the restaurant which will cook it to your liking. This is where you will find authentic Hainanese cuisine.
Shangpin Street is one of the most popular food streets in the city. It is packed with a large number of restaurants and it attracts many residents and tourists alike with its distinctive cuisines and reasonable prices. Cuisines from the Dongbei region, as well as Hunan and Sichuan provinces are the leading delicacies here.
Nanbianhai Road 南边海路
The Nanbianhai Fishing Village is the Mecca for street-food lovers where you can enjoy the traditional Sanya style BBQs and snacks.
This road is a Mecca for street-food lovers and has a bustling outdoor atmosphere with all sorts of xiaochi (small eats) delicacies, traditional Sanya snacks and a splendid variety of treats from all across China.
Traditional favorites including Fried Rice Noodles, Hainan Rice Noodle Soup and many more are also on offer along the road. Among which nothing is more popular than the BBQ at Nanbianhai Fishing Village.
Sanya No.1 Market 三亚第一市场