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Banana New Paradise (Shuangshi)

No.111 Second Section of Shuangshi Road, Taichung, Taiwan
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Ranked #18 of 3,152 restaurants in Taichung
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84% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 reviews 14 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

After traveling for almost 10hours (overnight flight + waited for Airport Telco to open + 2 hours bus ride from TaoYuan Airport to TaiChung + check-in hotel), it was so nice to finally sit down for a nice cosy lunch at 香蕉新樂園茶飯館. We loved the old train cabin that was parked just outside the restaurant. Our kids were quite thrilled... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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111 reviews 111 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

This is one of my favorite restaurants in Taichung. The whole place is decorated to look like old Taichung, completed with an old train and theater posters. Awesome for picture taking. Food is good and cheap. Gets pretty busy on weekends so call ahead and reserve a table for your party.

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Chiayi, Taiwan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

Almost all of the furniture are from old Taichung around 50-80 years ago, reflecting the old era of Taichung. Can have drink, food, coffee here-taking pictures here are most interesting. Can have a look of the old movie theater in Taichung-all of the stones are replaced to here.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Dainties of traditional Taiwanese food, reasonable price, relaxing atmosphere..

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