QQ Noodle is oodles of fun

A delicious noodle parlor that is affordable and family-friendly


Holly Chen

QQ Noodle is a quaint Chinese restaurant with great food.

Holly Chen, Staff Writer

Are you looking for authentic Chinese food, but don’t want to fly all the way to China? Then look no further.

This small noodle parlor is located in Miltpitas Square on 416 Barber Lane, and is affordable and unique. Their famous dish, Shan Xi Liang Pi, is advertised at the front of their store.

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The delicious Liang Pi slurps into your mouth.

Once you eat it, all divine mysteries will become clear to you. The succulent flavor and the cool clear noodles will slide into your throat and warm you up from the inside out. The crunchy cucumber will add a slight pop to this soft dish, and the porous tofu chunks are seeping with sauce. Smiles are guaranteed, and asking for a second bowl is a MUST. (Sadly they do not offer take out for this dish, due to popular demand and the inability to make enough.)

Another one of their famous dishes from Northern China is Yang Rou Pao Muo, which is lamb meat soaked in pita bread.

It is said that this dish is like a childhood friend, bringing old memories and nostalgia to the table. One sip, and one is transported to a busy Chinese street, with people scrambling and running around, and the diner sitting at a street stall, taking a sip of this warm soup.

The pita bread is soft and juicy, and the lamb spreads and leaks with flavor at the push of a tongue. A masterpiece of Chinese ingenuity, all in one bowl.

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Yang Rou Pao Muo is a specialty of Northern China.

The service is customary of a busy restaurant, but the staff manages to be quick. They are also nice, and they will accommodate groups with younger guests by offering little animal bowls and lollipops. Also there is free Wrigley’s gum at the front to help yourself with. You might have some difficulty ordering if you do not speak Chinese, so you should tell them the number of your dish (thanks to the wonderfully numbered menu).

All in all, if you are in a rush and want to sit down for some traditional Chinese cuisine, and not the cardboard kind from Panda Express, come to QQ Noodle and you will never regret it.

Open everyday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

five slurpy bowls of noodles out of five hungry mouths