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Banana New Paradise (Shuangshi)

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No.111 Second Section of Shuangshi Road, Taichung, Taiwan
04-22345402
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  • 13
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Waste of time!!!

Thought this would be a nice & fun place to visit after reading done reviews else where! It's a total waste of time! And the food was pretty expensive according to taiwan's standard! The restaurant was pretty deserted & staff also looks sleepy!

2 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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25 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Thought this would be a nice & fun place to visit after reading done reviews else where! It's a total waste of time! And the food was pretty expensive according to taiwan's standard! The restaurant was pretty deserted & staff also looks sleepy!

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The restaurant was recommended by our hotel. We went with family of 8. It was so good we came back twice! The authentic decoration were scenes from our childhood -- the cinema ticketing office, the school classroom, the staircase, street scenes. We had great time exploring and reminiscing. The 4 year-old had a fabulous time behind the ticket counter, on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

Very nice ambiance and food is delicious. Only set back, you need to queue up before seated. A long wait to good food. For those wanting to go , be prepared to wait, but its worth it.

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Auckland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This restaurant presents the past street view of Taiwan, letting people recall and feel like they are back in old days, the decorations are cool and the atmosphere is really great, they also serves the original Taiwanese cuisine, you can either share the plates with friends or just have the set meal for yourself. If you got some foreign friends,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Visited on March. Must bring your camera! Took lots of photos. Food not bad but quite pricey. The coffee was nice though.

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Manila, Philippines
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant has an old feel of what Taiwan was before. You should bring a camera and take lots of pictures. The food was so so but definitely worth the trip.

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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Went there during weekday, not crowded. Nothing special about the food. A restaurant with old days (70's,80's) decoration. Really bring back memories of my childhood. A good place to take photos.

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singapore
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Went there for dinner after seeing reviews from TA. The place is not crowded at all somehow and mainly tourists. Food are a bit pricey and is like home cooked food. We ordered two dishes only as just both of us and the fried chai pu egg is quite oily. The plus point is really for photo taking as we... More 

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bandung
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114 reviews 114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This restaurant serves chinese food with standard taste (good taste, but not very special). But it completes your dining experience by bringing old days' theme in. On the outside there's an old bus displaying old school..(hey, even Super Junior took a photo there!). In the inside, there's an old car, old motorbike, mock-up of 1960's dentist room, barbershop, cigarette stall,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I visited this restaurant recently. It has a very old-school 80's concept to it. It was nice to be dining here soaking up the atmosphere taking photos here and there. Found the food a bit pricey though. During the early part hours 11 am -2pm , they sell stir fry dishes around NT$150-$200 There are also dim sum items but... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: No.111 Second Section of Shuangshi Road, Taichung, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taichung
  • Phone Number: 04-22345402

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