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1306 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3010
(408) 289-8800
Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food. Resonable prices.

It's best with two or more people. You simply MUST order the pineapple fried rice. Different. Excellent.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
jim95125
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San Jose, California
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U.S.A.
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Have heard nothing but good about this restaurant, but our first visit today and the food was just awful. The wontons in the soup, the fried wontons & the chicken salad were good. But, the main course of Chicken Chow Mein & the Lemon Chicken were far from good. The chow mein was absolutely flat. Neither of us feel that... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It's best with two or more people. You simply MUST order the pineapple fried rice. Different. Excellent.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food is very good and prices are outstanding especially in the Willow Glen area. I just discovered this gem of a restaurant and have been there 3 times in during the holiday when I was tamale and turkey'd out.

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Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We go there when we need a GREAT Chinese dinner. The value is terrific, but the food is just outstanding! Everything on the menu is great, and there is always enough to take home for another meal the following day.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Haven't been to this restaurant in 20 years. I was sad to see the transfer of license but asked the waitress and she said the son is buying it....I hope he learned his lessons from his dad as I look forward to coming back again....sooner than 20 years. My date had some dietary issues, but the patient, accommodating waitress/chef did... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

My favorite Chinese restaurant anywhere - what a delight - always look forward to dining here. The food is wonderful, the staff always cordial and the atmosphere lovely. The honey walnut scallops are my favorites - yum - and the presentation is great along with good portions.

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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

We just came back from another excellent dinner at our favorite Chinese restaurant. We were seated promptly, the service was very friendly and the food delicious. The portion size is quite generous so we had lots of left over to takehome.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

This is our favorite place to go for Chinese. Whether we dine in or take out it is always delicious and the service is outstanding. We have been going here for years. I recently went on my birthday last month and was given the best "birthday cake". Fried banana tempura with fruit and chocolate syrup, yum! The honey walnut prawns... More 

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Campbell, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

We really enjoyed our dinner there. A large selection of delicious Chinese dishes with very nice presentation. Dish sizes are good for sharing. We had some shrimp dishes and they were very delicious with plenty of shrimps to our full satisfaction. I highly recommend the Taiwan Spicy Eggplant with Chicken, Prawns and Scallops. We ordered the green tea ice cream... More 

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Adana, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

My mother's birthday: we arrived at 1130 when the Taiwan Restaurant opened and were promptly seated. Water and tea were delivered, and after perusing the menu we ordered. The waitress was charming--our food arrived within 10-12 minutes. The lunch menu was varied with enough choices to please the carnivores and herbivores in the group [this included the vegetarians!]. The choices... More 

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Additional Information about Taiwan Restaurant

Address: 1306 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3010
Phone Number: (408) 289-8800
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Chinese, Pizza, Asian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1306 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125-3010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: (408) 289-8800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Pizza, Asian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?