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Din Tai Fun

B2,No.105, Sec. 2, Zhonggang Rd., Xitun Dist., Taichung, Taiwan
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Ranked #6 of 3,152 restaurants in Taichung
Cuisines: Taiwanese
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

worldwide is always long queue for Din Tai Fung, food was nice, dumplings was freshly served! worth the wait! advised to go before lunch hours.

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Taichung, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I took my foreign friends and clients to there every time, and they all gave high evaluation of this restaurant. They can see the steamer chef how to make Steamed dumpling, and enjoy the friendly service there. Also they prepare the English and Japanese vision menu for foreigners!

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Taichung, Taiwan
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Is it a branch of a famous chain ? Yes..and its Ok. Is there a huge wait...of course..its one of the few clean, well staffed, and quality Chinese eateries in a town of hundreds of "all you can eat" hot pots, endless noodle stands, and other palate numbing volume establishments. I have been here many times and have always had... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I first went to Din Tai Fung in July 2013 and have probably been to din tai fung about 10 times now. It is a michelin 1 star restaurant and at the price with that in mind, it is very cheap. The soup dumplings compliment a meal very well but my favorite is the spicy dumplings and the sauce is... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We had our dinner during our last day at Tai Chung. It was an unforgettable experience (we have been queued for about 30 minutes, but no worries, the staffs are very efficient!). The specially recommended long xu cai taste great. Other food recommended are: Xiaolongbao, Guotie (Potstickers), Jiaozi (Steamed Dumplings)! I personally like the Jasmine tea.

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Vancouver
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Over priced but did keep their standard. I have tried branches in Taipei, Singapore and Hong Kong and found their standard much better than the Taichung branch. The stemmed dumpling was hard and try. Tast was bland.

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Taichung, Taiwan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

You come all the way to the home of soup dumplings (Taiwan) and you go to the branch that is everywhere. You can find dumplings as good or better all throughout the city in little mom and pop places. Not to mention for a fraction of the price and wait time.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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10 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

famous for its dripping shiao long bao. after you bite into it, there is liquid inside. nice soup. it seems that everywhere i turn. there is another din tai fun

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Huntsville, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012 via mobile

Ironic system of ordering but the process is more streamlined to get customers in and out quickly. Put your name on the list. Grab a menu with pictures and fill out your order sheet while you wait for your table. I don't speak or read Chinese so the pictures on the menu correspond to the numbers on the order form.... More

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Taichung, Taiwan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Best time to go is mid afternoon to avoid waiting, you just want to eat everything on the menu and take home some of their chilli oil, its to die for

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