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Thai, Vietnamese and regional Chinese restaurants dot the street, which is packed with people as much as bicycle traffic. Cars are prohibited on this street between North Yunnan Road and Hunan Road, which means you can browse at your own pace. This is another epic dining destination in Nanjing where visitors can sample a wide variety of local foods for pennies. Loyal patrons rave about the Golden Harvest Thai Opera Cafe and the Shizi Lou Chinese restaurant. The nearby Matajie Night Market is another great place to people watch and soak up a vibrant evening atmosphere in the summer.
Sporting an unusual Spanish facade and Mediterranean dining room, Behind the Wall is known for its live music and noble attempt at Mexican food. The menu includes pizza and pasta, but people come here for the tacos, enchiladas and burritos to the accompaniment of sangria or a margarita. Weeknights feature acoustic Spanish guitar, but the weekend entertainment is turned over to local rock bands. Live music is scheduled from 8p-11p.
With a distinctly bohemian feel and comfortable dining room, the cozy environs of Talking are a popular spot in the university district. The kitchen has a reputation for serving up some of the best pasta creations in Nanjing. The menu includes pizza and sandwiches as well as several Chinese options. Come see what people are talking about.