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Chia Te Bakery

No. 88, SEc 5, Nanjing East Rd,, Taipei, Taiwan
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Ranked #16 of 8,935 restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Chinese
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  • English first
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We visited Chia Te as it was highly recommended by friends and locals alike. The shop was crowded with a perpetual queue, but it did not disappoint. Selection of cakes/biscuits and payment were quite systematic and orderly. The variety of cakes/biscuits was vast, although the pineapple cakes are a favourite with many. I ended up with a few boxes of... More

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27 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Nice. Went there last Nov and April this year. Their pineapple tart with egg york, from 5 days expiry become 15 days expiry date. Think they extending the shelf life of those tarts. Went there 6.30pm, need to queue up very long, hence went there next morning 9.30am. Around 10am, the store have many people queuing up, around 15 people... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Chia Te has a very large selection of tarts including a whole lot of other flavors other than the traditional pineapple. The usual pineapple tart is still the better selling tart and I like that it does not have the usual tangy-ness of pineapples. Chia Te's packaging is one of the best I've seen. To be honest, in terms of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I've already try 7 brands of Pineapple pastry in Taiwan however cranberry taste was the best !!! way far better than pineapple !!! you must try it and give it back to your friend !!!

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San Diego, California
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

While visiting the in laws in Taipei, they wanted to send back a taste of Taiwan, back to the states. They insisted that Chia Te was "the best" bakery in Taipei, frankly, I was not disappointed. There was a line out the door, with an employee controlling the flow of people that were inside at any given time. After about... More

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manila
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

must try is their pineapple pastry (NT $28/pc). it was very busy even late at night. there were other pastries as well but just got the pineapple one since they said it was what it was known for

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

it is quite far from Dandy Hotel but worth the journey. The pineapple tarts melts in your mouth. Savour every bit of it. I bought pineapple tarts from a few bakeries to try and this Bakery came out Number 1. My advise this place is a must to buy gifts for families and friends. Don't go anywhere else.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Until I taste better pineapple cakes, Chia Te's are number 1 on my list. The crust is light, buttery, and crumbly and the filling is soft and not over-powering sweet. Unfortunately I didn't buy much because I didn't buy into the hype yet. This would have been a situation where samples would have got me to purchase more. The pineapple... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Known to be the best Pineapple cake store in Taiwan. However do beware of large crowds that can leave you having to wait to enter the shop or move around, especially when tourist buses stop by. For those wanting to purchase the pineapple cakes in bulk-please ignore the loose pineapple cakes and the empty boxes that says how many pieces.... More

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singapore
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152 reviews 152 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Location kinda far from XMD Alight at SYS Memoiral hall, walk 3 bus stops, or take 204 for three stops. Went there during 8+ still open, nt much people :) Pineapple tarts is 27twd can keep 40 days, with egg is 32 twd, can keep only 15 days. Other flavours include prune, pecans, melon, strawberry, longan, cherry. Sun biscuit is... More

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