Taoshi Yongdeng Tibetan Bar

A Kangding Gem

The Taoshi Yongdeng Tibetan Bar is a Tibetan restaurant in the older part of Kangding town (Sichuan province). The uniquely-structured restaurant is located up a flight of stairs and is always filled with guests—local customers and tourists from around the world. And they all have one thing in common: they recommend Taoshi Yongdeng’s exclusive yak meat. So, don’t miss their yak meat and potatoes dish (see below)! The restaurant also has a variety of other local dishes, such as momos and yak pizza, and an impressive drink menu.

Yak Meat and Potatoes

Yak Meat and Potatoes

As you step inside the restaurant, a “homey” feeling greets you. The locally-made decor and furniture in the reception area strike you as exotic and familiar. Then, a concierge staff greets you and escorts you to a table. If you need privacy, they offer private rooms for large groups or for reservation. The serving staff are specially trained by the owner, who has trained dozens of top waiters throughout her career. So, service here is terrific!

The Restaurant overlooking the streets of Kangding

The Restaurant overlooking the streets of Kangding

A Go-To Authentic Tibetan Restaurant

Next, you notice that the tourist-friendly menu is written in easy-to-read English. The waiter tells you that all their meat comes from the mountains of Luhuo and Setar – nearby areas especially known for the finest yaks. So, you trust her and decide to try that famous yak meat and potato dish. You add a few other recommended dishes to your order. She jots them down and then sends the order to the kitchen. You’ve heard about Taoshi Yongdeng’s all-Tibetan cooking team, so the promise of authentic flavors from the plateau activate your hunger as the aromas from the kitchen waft by your table.

A server at the bar, waiting for her guests

A server at the bar, waiting for her guests

Your food arrives quicker than you expected. And the flavors do not disappoint. You plan to leave Kangding in the morning and ask the owner if she has other restaurants in the places you are traveling. You keep your fingers crossed as she tells you no. Not yet, at least. She plans to but hasn’t yet found an ideal business partner. You think to yourself that if you were a local friend, you wouldn’t hesitate to invest in this promising enterprise.

Taoshi Yongdeng Tibetan Bar is open 7 days a week from 9.30 am to 11.30 pm.

An ornate entrance to the bar.

An ornate entrance to the bar.

Contact Info:

Address: 康定溜溜溜溜城108剃B幢2楼
Kangding Liu Liu Town Stairs 108 Pillar B 2nd Floor

Telephone: 0836-2863222
For further information call: 1364490007

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