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Chia Te Bakery

#1 of 223 Bakeries in Taipei
#38 of 10,301 Places to Eat in Taipei
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No. 88, SEc 5, Nanjing East Rd,, Taipei 105, Taiwan
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7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty bakery

If you come here for sun cake 太陽餅, you may find it amazing that so many people are lining up. I think it taste good, but not great great, gve it a try though. The surprise bakery is the glutinous rice cake 麻糬Q餅.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

If you come here for sun cake 太陽餅, you may find it amazing that so many people are lining up. I think it taste good, but not great great, gve it a try though. The surprise bakery is the glutinous rice cake 麻糬Q餅.

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manila
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

yummy taiwanese pastries like pineapple cakes, wife cakes, etc. store has a lot of patrons but the staff are highly efficient and systemized. lots of varieties to choose from. we took a taxi back to the hotel because we could not carry our stuff anymore. they do have "consigned" products with a food stall at the basement of Mitsukoshi near... More 

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Westlake Village, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

I didn't go to this restaurant by colleague gave me this Pineapple pastry. This is one of the best pastry I have even eaten. I guess this place should not be missed if I ever go to Taipei. It's so awesome I want to eat more. Too bad.. I got only one :-(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This bakery has many varieties of pastry and is famous for their pineapple cakes (with egg yolk, cranberry, or other flavors). Very creative. It is constantly full of locals and tourists. Be there around 2-3pm weekdays to avoid a long line. The store is located within walking range (about five minutes) from the Exit 2 of Nanjing Sanmin MRT station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My Taiwanese colleagues recommended this place for the best pineapple cakes. I went there on a day when I was leaving Taiwan and it was raining heavily. There was a huge queue, before one could place his order but all that was worth it. Amazing cakes with different flavors like cranberry etc, which everyone in my family liked.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My Taiwanese colleagues highly recommend this bakery for the sun biscuits, milk biscuits and the wide variety of pineapple pastry. Conveniently located at NanJing SanMin station, 5 mins walk from exit 2. Walk straight ahead aft u exit from exit 2. Personal favourite! - pineapple with yolk (the combination of sweet and salty is out of the world) - cranberry... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Everyone has different tastes when it comes to pineapple cakes. If you like yours with more tart then Sunny Hills is the way to go. However, if you're looking for an all around good pineapple cake and a variety of other baked goods to choose from then Chia Te is the way to go. I went on a rainy weekday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The best pineapple pastry i ever tastet. Many different pastry in the bakery. Very nice staff to help you and very nice boxes for gift's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

delicious products!!!! a must if you are in taiwan. word of advice, go as early as you can. they open 7 or 8am in the morning and lines can be very long. pasties are simple, freshly baked and they do last for quite some time. their best seller is the pineapple shortcake and my favorite milky cake. staff can speak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

When visiting Taiwan, everyone must have a piece of pineapple tart! And where can you find the best in town? Only in CHIA TE BAKERY! Chia Te Bakery has only 1 branch. Since it's so popular, the crowd gets overwhelmed by locals and tourists alike. Don't be intimidated by the LINE you see from the outside. The line goes down... More 

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Additional Information about Chia Te Bakery

Address: No. 88, SEc 5, Nanjing East Rd,, Taipei 105, Taiwan
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Address: No. 88, SEc 5, Nanjing East Rd,, Taipei 105, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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