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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

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Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 11080, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food and services were very good despite having to wait for available table to be seated. It's worth the wait. Long queue even at odd hours. The staff were efficient and manages the waiting time very well by informing customers expected time to be seated.

Thank 197mhlim
Ottawa, Ontario
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had researched restaurants before our trip and Din Tai Fung was highly rated.  It is a chain, with restaurants throughout Asia.  Its Hong Kong branch has been awarded one Michelin star, the chain ranks high on lists of the best restaurants in Asia.    It specializes in xiaolongbao, soup dumplings filled with a variety of ingredients.  We expected there... More 

1 Thank kkddm
Hyderabad, India
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit when in town. I love the steaming hot dumplings. Tastes pretty good with a decent pricing

Thank VSMitra
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The queue was long but moved along pretty fast. The food is good, as with all Din Tai Fung outlets every where. The service was good. My friend's mom had difficulty going up the stairs, so the staff moved us down one level.

Thank ng_meixin
San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long lines but the estimated wait time they provide is pretty accurate. Our wait was about 70 minutes so we just walked around the neighborhood for a while and came back when it was time. Food was good and the service is excellent. This place is so clean, I don't even wipe off the utensils prior to use. Expensive but... More 

Thank smcp415
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have read about the long queues at this renown restaurant so I have decided to drop by on a weekday at 3pm. There were minimal crowd at that hour which made our dining experience very comfortable. Food served was great, but what made the experience greater was the positive and warm hospitality provided by the staffs. Big ups to... More 

Thank ralphariel
Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to wait 40 mins to go in but it was worth every minute. Food best of all din tai fungs I'd been to, service fantastic and the chocolate xiao long bau a surprising treat!

Thank Monica B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to wait in a long queue if you are going for this flagship restaurant all over the world, however also its lousy food. The xiaolongbao taste is lousier than average food stall anywhere in Shanghai. The service of waiters, however, is up to standard by Taiwanese level.

1 Thank 248clementy
Kyoto, Japan
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am usually skeptical towards mainstream tourist destinations, "must-try" restaurants, etc., but in this case I have to say that I am happy that I decide to go. The food is really remarkable. Not only the dumplings, which are their specialty, but also the soups and all the side dishes that I tried were very good. Expect to queue for... More 

Thank loteoc
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for lunch at noon on a Sunday. There was already a large crowd outside but the waiting was surprisingly much shorter than expected: about 20-25min, from the time we got a queue number and started filling in our order. The form comes in English only for non-mandarin speakers. We were seated with other diners on their third level... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $25
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 11080, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: 02-23218928

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?