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P. Burgos Street, San Fernando La Union, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Who needs Chowking when you have Taipan

Our favorite as locals of San Fernando, La Union Affordable, delicious, quality Chinese food at the price of Chowking. yes you got that right. The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes and cold cuts. Our favorites- their pansit, chicken feet and braised pork. I usually order their... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Dianne O
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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our favorite as locals of San Fernando, La Union Affordable, delicious, quality Chinese food at the price of Chowking. yes you got that right. The restaurant offers a wide variety of dishes and cold cuts. Our favorites- their pansit, chicken feet and braised pork. I usually order their dishes too for special occasions at home. Restaurant is spacious and always... More 

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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46 reviews 46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I don't find their food tasty enough but they look visually appetising and inexpensive compared to other chinese restaurant. Ambience is great but can get very crowded at times. Parking is a problem as there are limited spaces. All in all, just ok for me.

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I have been to taipan many times and although i enjoy the food i find the staff are undertrained, forgetful and at times show no interest. many times there are too many staff so they are standing around chatting or day dreaming and are inattentive as they have so little to do. sometimes you have to ask several times for... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I visited Taipan Garden Restaurant during my 6-day Post Graduate Training on San Fernando. The place is nice, modern design and could be compared to Chinese Cuisine Restaurant in Manila. What I like most with this Restaurant is their value for money. Me and my friends count 4. So we ordered 4 dishes. When the orders arrive. You could see... More 

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Some of the servers are somewhat sulky. The food is delicious though and the place is nice. The servers should be more nice and helpful.

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Berlin, Germany
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

If you like to enjoy free air-conditioning, you are probably at the right place. Because until you will getting served it takes time. We have been here several times. The waiters/ waitresses are not attentive at all. Food is good.

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Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The service is very slow and poor. I think most of those employees der are new and they need more training on how to deal with customers. You must check the food before u serve, it must be clean, presentable and taste good. Tell ur employees to avoid chatting with each other while on duty, concentrate to customers needs.

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Taif, Saudi Arabia
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19 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The food served was average at best. The service staff was slow and looked depressed. This brought the ambience factor to an unsatisfactory level. We ordered dimsum and some soups which took nearly 45 minutes to arrive. There were also too many flies. We will not be revisiting.

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Manila
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69 restaurant reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Decor is not Chinese and some of the seats are stools. I always start but ordering China Tea and was told by the waitress that they did not have it in the menu.I tok a chance and ordered Hot ea at P12 and a pot of tea and 3 cups were served. Unfortunately, the tea was Liptons yellow label My... More 

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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Favorite place namin for family night pag chinese food. Friendly staff and reasonable prices pa. See you again soon Taipan!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: P. Burgos Street, San Fernando La Union, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Ilocos Region  >  La Union Province  >  San Fernando La Union

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese

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