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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

No. 194, Section 2, Xinyi Road, Da_an District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
+886 2 2321 8928
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“xiaolongbao” (130 reviews)
“dumplings” (437 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (213 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
No. 194, Section 2, Xinyi Road, Da_an District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

There was a long line because this was the original place where Din Tai Fung started but they have a good system so wait did not take long. The staff are all courteous, friendly and wearing a good smile. Food came fast. I tried Din...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank theresamosquito
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Even on a Saturday morning I had to wait 15 mins before entering, saw 100-150 people queues on other days. Worth waiting entirely! Awesome dumplings! Service like a machine but very friendly. I tried some of the China DTF branches before but the real thing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JasperHofman
Reviewed October 13, 2018

If you love soup dumplings, Din Tai Fung is a must. You can't go wrong with any dish. The service is fast, and the staff speaks multiple languages including Mandarin, Japanese, and English. The line can be long, but if you go during off-peak hours...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank mallory17
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Have tried many DTFs and thought the original in Taipei would be a "wow" - it's not. Be prepared for huge crowds (even at 6pm for an early dinner), if you want to wait less, go between 2 to 4 pm. Food was not fine...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dawnenator
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We have been to quite a few Din Tai Fung around the world, but it is still one of our favourites. There is always a big crowd waiting for table. Luckily, you can get on their website now and get a real-time status of approximate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SFOYYZ_Eric
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Everything here is good. We came during off-peak hour so we didn't have to wait long. Best choices are still the xiao long bao's. Their shiu mai was also really nice. The fried rice was surprisingly good as well.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DuyZ88
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We know this place is super popular so we decided to have a brunch instead of lunch. We met our friends at 11 AM, only a few minutes wait then we got seated. We ordered lots of foods since we skipped the breakfast; the original...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Shirley C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

the shop at T101 serves really really good yet affordable food. since i walk with a cane the head waitress allowed us to skip the line and gave us a table, hoe gracious.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Pioneer699197
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Food and service were fantastic. Hotel suggested and we took a quick taxi ride from the Sheraton Grande. The food was beautiful to see and delicious. There were multiple locations, the one we went to had an open kitchen. Watching these folks prepare the meal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robert s
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We know this place is super popular so we decided to have a brunch instead of lunch. We met with friends at 11 am, only a few minutes wait and we got seated. We then marked what we wanted on the order form. We had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Exploration231130
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bon v
August 29, 2017|
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Response from semanticvision | Reviewed this property |
Xinyi Branch is the closest, taking the red line can get you there, you are very close to the restaurant exiting the best exit. Taxi is not too bad, from Taipei Station is about 110-120 NT.
Marlene J
December 20, 2015|
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October 17, 2015|
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Response from yeosc1973 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you members for all replies. Finally reached Taipei n called them with local phone. They're opened @ 10am for d outlet @ Xinyi. Cheers... Happy eating...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 194, Section 2, Xinyi Road, Da_an District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei  >  Zhongzheng District
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2321 8928
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