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“Without a doubt the best restaurant in Xiamen”
Review of The HOUSE 1

The HOUSE 1
Ranked #217 of 1,497 Restaurants in Xiamen
Cuisines: Fast food
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: tel. +86 (592) 204 4358
Xiamen, China
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Without a doubt the best restaurant in Xiamen”
Reviewed 3 May 2012

It is not possible to summarize all the good things about this restaurant, it is not only the best food and surrounding in Xiamen that puts the HOUSE 1 on the top of my list.

Visited April 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Florence, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“good food”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

The food is good the place is nice, the only problem is the menu which doesn't change for many years, boring.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Nice setting average food”
Reviewed 11 January 2012

Different Menu but same problem with consistency as House 2. The setting in a refurbished old Chinese house is very nice but the food sometimes leaves something to be desired, quality is very inconsistent.

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Shenyang, China
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Third-best place we have tried during a week in Xiamen.”
Reviewed 29 December 2011

38-78rmb starters
88-288rmb mains
50-170rmb pasta&rice
68-108rmb pizzas
General: Nice touches like fresh ground coffee for aroma at the tables and soothing background music.  Decently priced cocktails at 40rmb. Dine on the porch or inside the house. Service is attentive and pleasant. 
The food: Portion sizes are appropriate for one person, couples sharing a starter/salad and dessert might want to order two main dishes. The Sesame Chicken Salad was nice, and the Chicken Mushroom Risotto was creamy and flavorful.  We also tried the Seafood Rice, but, finding it a little sour taste, we preferred the risotto. Our dessert, the molten chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream, was a little small for two people and was not great (runny and semi-sweet). 
Overall: Glad we came, but also glad we have been to other places with better taste for this price. We would recommend The House restaurant to our friends as the third choice on a weekend visit, and we will probably return again ourselves. 

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San Francisco, California
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Excellent haven with delicious food”
Reviewed 25 December 2011

The staff speak decent Eenglsih and the food is wonderful. Menu is California style. Loved the Asian chicken salad, beef bacon and artichoke pizza topped off with a molten chocolate cake for dessert.

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