Zhangjiajie Tujia cuisine not only reflects strong ethnic characteristics, but also combines the essence of Hunan cuisine. Spicyness, is the main characteristics of Hunan cuisine, as well as Tujia dishes. In addition to spicy food, Tujia people particularly love dried, sour, pickled food, which holds a robust flavor. Some special Zhangjiajie dishes are dried pigís head, ìfamily reunion dinnerî, blood tofu
Shan Gui Zhai
This restaurant is decorated like a mountain village. Sweet glutinous rice cake is offered after each meal.
Address: across from the Tujia Cate City in Lao Beimen Area
The main attraction is fish head soup. Chinese red pepper, pimiento, tomato, and peanuts are put into the fish head soup to increase flavor. The preserved ham in this restaurant is very fatty and sweet-smelling.
Address: in Sanjiaoping Area
Serves a variety of Zhangiajie cuisine.
Address: First floor of Tongda International Hotel
Qiannian Waguan Soup Restaurant
This soup is boiled in a jar. It is very high in nutrients, and is said to have restorative power.
Address: Daqiao Bei Road, Yongding District
Wulingyuan Hotel Restaurant
Address: No.192 Wuling Avenue, Wulingyuan District