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Yong Kang Beef Noodles

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No.17, Lane 31, Section 2, Jinshan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 2 2351 1051
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Decided to try this famous noodle shop so we could see what all the fuss was about. We chose to go at about 2pm on a weekday, the queue was not too bad. My husband and I shared a large bowl of half beef tendon/half meat noodles and a steamed rice/sparerib thingy in a small bamboo case. The tendon/beef chunks... More 

1 Thank Serena W
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place a few times, and each time, I find the experience to be pleasant just the same. Be ready to wait in long line for a table even on a weeknight but once you sit down, tried their famous beef noodle soup with tendons. The soup was very, very flavorful and spicy but in a good way... More 

Thank Ray H
Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty decent beef noodles. Given varying taste buds amongst different people when it comes to beef noodles, I would recommend at least a try to see if Yong Kang's matches your particular tastes. While you're there, the side dishes are also worth a try. Place is decent size, with 2 floors, but go early to avoid the long line. Like... More 

Thank KCK861
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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72 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not by any chance a fancy restaurant. Just an old establishment - small shop with small tables which you may have to share with others ( I think). Had the small serving of spicy tendon and beef noodles - for a small eater the serving is more than sufficient. The soup is only mildly spicy so it should still be... More 

Thank Just_my_views
Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 2 types of noodles and 2 appetizers. They were a bit too much for us but we had no regrets! The waiters were efficient and friendly enough given their many customers. The food was amazing! We couldn't have picked a better place for our first meal in Taipei!

Thank StefanStr
Klang, Malaysia
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

It is known to be one of the best and to us it is...the meat is so soft that you won't need much effort to chew them. The only thing we don't like is the noodle as it is on the softer side. Waiters are well manner and accommodating.

Thank yeetng
Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

The line looked long but it moved quite quickly. The staff was helpful with our questions. The food arrived quickly and it was delicious! Even the clear broth was deep and tasty! Of course the Taiwanese beef noodles is a must when you come here!

Thank 6ix_88
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Over hyped by bloggers and blind followers without the sense of taste, this place might be making excellent food many years ago which earned them the fame. I have been there twice and both time I regretted my choice. A commune style eating hall crowded with tourists, your suffering is exchanged with super salty gamy broth with mediocre braised beef.... More 

Thank joplin w
Singapore, Singapore
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Everyone has different opinion of what the best Taiwanese beef noodle should taste but I think this is the benchmark. Flavorful and tender beef with al dente noodles and plenty of side dishes to choose from definitely worth the wait.

Thank llp2266
Singapore, Singapore
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149 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Ate here on the back of various socialmedia sources which claimed this was one of the best beef noodle places in taiwan Setting is modest Prices were modest too Taste was good not sure if this is the best as din tai fung also does good beef noodles but generous portion of ingredients Long lines seem to justify its fame... More 

Thank Koreaninsingapore

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.17, Lane 31, Section 2, Jinshan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2351 1051

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