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La Piola Cucina Italiana

No. 45, Lane 308, Guangfu South Road, Daan District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
+886 2 2740 6638
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Dec 8, 2017
“A tiny restaurant with a great chef”
Jul 19, 2017
“Sometime high class quality makes BIG difference even on simple things”
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CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
No. 45, Lane 308, Guangfu South Road, Daan District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

I was there on friday evening and only one table by 2 was free: Cristian , the chef, used this table to fillet a fish for another customer.A chef who is making a good job, with his short team in La Piola.He found the time...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

It was a great pleasure the discovery of this place, actually let me correct my statement, to enjoy the work of the chef Cristian. The class he puts realizing even the simplest of the recipe brings the art of the cuisine to your palate with...More

1  Thank Michele P
Management response:Responded July 21, 2017

Ciao Michele, "grazie mille" for your positive review on La Piola! We will notify Cristian of your great words on him and his creations - we are sure he would be very happy to hear it! Thank you again Michele - we are looking forward...More

Reviewed May 14, 2017

I have been to this restaurant 2 times already and can't wait for my next...beside the cozy, homy atmosphere at the Piola you can really eat some of the Italian delicacies prepared by Cristian the chief. He loves to cook and entertain guests and friends...More

Thank Dddeb
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Thanks to new Chef, La Piola is back on track!! Bravo! We had a wonderful evening with friends sharing delightful dishes, drinking great wines and being friendly advised by the Chef. Relaxing atmosphere, everything was smooth and just perfect. We loved it and will be...More

Thank ABM707
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Great Italian food from my region in Taipei ! Carne salada, home made cured salmon, lobster fresh pasta, lamb shank and dessert all fantastic. Highly recommended. I particularly appreciated the Ritratti Lavis Wine (a wine that I know well from my hometown)

1  Thank Rob6983
Management response:Responded March 15, 2017

Dear Rob, thank you for your positive review. We are so glad to know that you enjoyed food & wine here at La Piola and we hope you would enjoy your stay in Taipei. Looking forward to seeing you again in the future! Thank you!

Reviewed February 20, 2017

Some Italian friends of ours recommended La Piola during our recent visit to Taipei. Shortly after sitting down at this small restaurant we were greeted by the chef who personally took us through the menu and his specials. My wife and I ordered an antipasti...More

1  Thank Chris L
Management response:Responded February 22, 2017

Dear Chris, thank you for your great comment about La Piola! We will forward your message to our Executive Chef Cristian - he will be very happy to hear about it! Hope to see you again soon at La Piola. Grazie!

Reviewed February 20, 2017

This was a great night out. We were looking for a place for a bunch of friends to gather, enjoy a meal and wine together and spend the evening catching up. This was the perfect choice. Wei is an excellent host, not intrusive but always...More

Thank Jonathan K
Management response:Responded February 22, 2017

Dear Jonathan, thank you for your positive review on La Piola! We will forward your message to Wei, who will definitely be overjoyed to hear such a nice comment about her! We're looking forward to seeing you again at La Piola in the near future....More

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, good wines and, of course, real authentic Italian food. I went to La Piola with friends we had Vitello tonnato, Carne Salada carpaccio, real Burrata cheese, gnocchi, lasagna, crespelle, chicken and pork all cooked in a perfect way. The food is...More

Thank Mirko G
Management response:Responded January 9, 2017

Grazie 1000 Mirko for your positive review on La Piola! We'll work much harder to make it THE Italian restaurant that you can't miss in Taiwan! We're looking forward to seeing you again at La Piola. GRAZIE!

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Excellent atmosphere, excellent food, professional waitresses and perfect chef. Appetizer, main dishes and cakes, no matters what u order it will be nice!

Thank Anna L
Management response:Responded January 8, 2017

GRAZIE MILLE for your positive comment, Anna! We would work harder to make La Piola an even better restaurant.

Reviewed August 30, 2016

Best Gnocchi so far I have tasted in Taipei! This is a relatively new restaurant but I think they have good chance to survive and grow. Slow cooked lamb rack was perfectly prepared and certainly should not be missed. Personally I think the potato portion...More

Thank jenncherngshia
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$20
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Buffet, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 45, Lane 308, Guangfu South Road, Daan District, Taipei 106, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei  >  Da'an
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2740 6638
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Description
La Piola’s Italian Executive Chef Cristian Parolini has more than 25 years of experience in the culinary arts field with notable achievements as an Executive Chef in VIP Hospitality Restaurants for MotoGP & Formula 1, and as an Executive Sous Chef in the 1-Michelin-Starred Ristorante L’Orsa Maggiore by Giancarlo Morelli. At La Piola Taipei, Cristian will host his guests with piemontese & mediterranean specialties which everyone would appreciate from the bottom of their heart. Besides, holding certificates of Italian Association of Sommelier and HACCP, Cristian can guarantee you — what you eat at La Piola is always fresh, sane and safe and your wine will be served in the right manner.
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