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Din Tai Fung (101 Branch)

#8 of 11,072 Restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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B1F, No 45, Shifu Rd, Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 2 8101 7799
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had to wait for at least 90mins just to get our number called. I suggest you get your number first and if you plan to go up the observatory, do it while waiting for your table. They will give you an estimated waiting time. Other than that, we really enjoyed the food and excellent service. It made up for... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was at a different Din Tai Fung befor and heard alot of nice things about the 101 Branch, so I was surprised by the poor service we recived. We thought it was a good plan to go there for Dinner (last week), as the lines aren't as long, and since it is the 101 you could end up standing... More 

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Thank Nana L
Manila, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived at DTF 101 branch 30 minutes before opening. The staff handed us the food list for us to check our orders. We ordered dumpling and XLB. We were seated near the glass kitchen where several males where making dumplings. It was fun to watch how dumplings are being made. The XLB was delicious. The soup inside was tasty. Dip... More 

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Thank Velardy
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Din Tai Fung 3 times during our HK + Taipei trip. I like this branch a little more than the Xinyi branch, though maybe it's because we didn't have to wait too long for our reservation. We came on a weekday around 5pm whereas for the Xinyi branch, we went on a Sunday during peak lunch. I... More 

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Thank Elisa L
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great restaurant that is famous throughout the world. It is one of my childhood memories and the mouthwatering smells of xiao long bao simply makes you want to go in and grab a dozen.

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Thank Herrick T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the 101 observation deck then went down on a recommendation and glad we did. We waited about 15 minutes to get in but worth every minute. You order while in line and when seated your food starts to magically appear by an army of lovely waitresses. We ordered 2 types of dumplings, soup, green beans and some fried... More 

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Thank Chris L
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The prices comparatively are very high but michelin star rating and exceptionally hot and delicious pork dumplings worth for it. The ginger and soya sauce goes very good with all dumplings and it is very crowded restaurant because of one of the favorite restaurant of Taiwanese in iconic Taipei 101 building, one might need to wait for couple of min.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When in Taiwan, i would be remiss to not at least give Ding Tai Fung a try. After all, this restaurant is now pretty globalized and widely accepted by many countries. The question is whether the actual restaurant in Taiwan would taste the same or better then the franchises elsewhere in the world? This Taipei 101 outlet is the most... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In college, a 101 course is an introductory course but at Din Tai Fung at Taipei 101, this is a graduate level education! This was our first stop after checking in at our hotel in Taipei and it was fantastic. We missed going to the Michelin Star rated restaurant of the same name in Hong Kong, but made up for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food here was fantastic. The service was great. I would highly recommend trying these little guys.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B1F, No 45, Shifu Rd, Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 8101 7799

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