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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

#13 of 11,085 Restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in Best Food in Taipei
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Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 111-0021, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 2 2321 8928
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open 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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Ipoh, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The xiaolongbao are very good. The bao buns were not the best. The service is extremely good and multilingual which is very nice. I will definitely be back!

Thank Jason C
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the place slightly past 10am and hence, not much of a queueing. And the place was not full yet. The food was not fantastic fantastic but tasty enough. The service, as usual, was excellent. With everyone being friendly and helpful, paying close attention to your needs.

Thank Adeline L
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Reached the place 1.30pm for lunch and there a crowd at the entrance. Even student in uniform are in the queue. Got a q number and took an hour. We went street shopping. The restaurant is narrow and we had to walk up to 4th level. Food is good and the service by the waitress is without fault. Worth the... More 

Thank ongboon18
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Location is convenient. Food quality is consistent. Food comes fast. Excellent service. highly recommend!

Thank P T
Quezon City, Philippines
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Waited for nearly an hour and a half to get into the restaurant, the original Din Tai Fung branch on Xinyi Rd. It's a good thing the restaurant is located in a busy area. While waiting for our turn, we walked around the area and inspected the shops which offered interesting trinkets for sale. We had ordered our food beforehand... More 

Thank Stephanie A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

if you're in taipei, taiwan you have to go to one of the DinTai Fung I went to the original store but any DinTai Fung is good. just like all the others they display the making of the dumplings at the entry of the restaurant. there was 10 of us and we ate like there was no amazing food. I... More 

Thank bigJohnny670
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the original restaurant where it started. It's a busy place. We went on a weekday, and had to queue to wait for a table (30mins). They are very well organized though, and had waitresses who speak various Asian languages. The place is a bit tight, but food came very fast and was as I remembered it from 20... More 

Thank rdreamer
Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Xiao Lun Bao, this is a definitely must try place or a start before hitting the street market and such. I like the atmosphere and staff there, very quick for serving food... And I would only say for 1 drawback is - CASH only; therefore, make sure you bring enough cash when you have a feast!

Thank Mochichu08
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was fantastic. The food was amazing and the staff were extremely friendly. It is busy but is absolutely worth it.

Thank Kou X
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were told that this is where Din Tai Fung started and that it is far far better than any of the branches in Singapore. We were told to expect a half to 1 hour wait and so were mentally prepared. Having got our queque number we whiled away the time by window shopping and popping into a dessert cafe.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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 111-0021, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2321 8928

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