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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

#15 of 11,349 Restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
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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
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very Good and professional, although is not high class as it look like but is quite good. Have tried the dumpling and is very good.

Thank Jacky H
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The original Din Tai Fung and the best. Much cheaper than you will find in the overseas franchises. The Xao Long Bao is sensational, and to be honest really shines over everything else on the menu. The wait can be 15-30 minutes so pick your visit time wisely and push through the crowd right to the counter to get a... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good but did not meet the expectations. Do not take reservation .I did not enjoy the food, after long time (One and a half hours ) waiting for table and spent an Half hour eating in the very crowded and noisy restaurant.

Thank Jennifer C
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to taste the famous xiao long bao you will have to wake up and go camp in line in order to eat the xiao long bao which I personally think is slightly overrated, people all around the world say that you have to try it but I say that it is just mediocre and over hyped

Thank Mathew H
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The xialongbao, the shuimai..... it never disappoints. Big branch int eh basement of 101. Be aware that it is crowded and there are often lines. If you are a party of 1 or 2 you'll be in good shape...Groups, check in and take a walk. For as busy as it is, the DTF staff always delivers quality and pleasant service.

Thank RK O
New Delhi, India
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126 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food but expect long waiting time. Try to not to go during meal times. Must eat baos and dumplings.

Thank soodprashant
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to take a number and wait some 45 minutes to get a table. It is worth the wait. The food was well prepared, quality was maintained. Service was good. Not to worry, they have an English menu. You can tick your orders while waiting in queue. Excellent place for a meal.

Thank Juliana_Goh
New York
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service! Incredible food and much choice for vegetarians. Great multilingual staff and very nice. A little bit pricy but definitely worth every penny! Best food place in taipei!!

Thank daveW7280JV
Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent but the only problem is the long waiting times. The first time we were told it would be an 80 minute wait and so we gave up. The next time we went very late in the afternoon after 3 pm and then only had a 10 minute wait.

Thank MAK400
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To start on a positive note, I think the service was great and although I knew based on customer turnover that the staff were keeping an eye on the clock to get us out ASAP (as it was so busy), I never felt like they were trying to force us out. I must give them a lot of credit for... More 

Thank Sean A

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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, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
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?