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Din Tai Fung (101 Branch)

#11 of 11,276 Restaurants in Taipei
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
As featured in 3 Days in Taipei
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B1F, No 45, Shifu Rd, Xinyi Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 2 8101 7799
11:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So far i got this siau lung pao the best I've ever tried..i took one star out because of their beef stew noodle doesn't meet my taste

Thank Siufung W
Crayford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food was really great and I got lucky with the wait - only 15 minutes. Can be much worse apparently but that for me reflects the quality of the food. Really is worth the wait - best dumplings I've eaten. Really recommended

Thank Alcbaker
Tokyo, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Din Tai Fung is a restaurant originating in Taiwan, specializing in xiaolongbao (steamed dumplings). We ordered seven Chinese foods. All were very delicious. The price of the meal was quite reasonable. Often, you have to make a reservation for a seat. Electric bulletin board displays the approximate waiting time.

Thank DrJayMic
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was my first food stop. I was lucky. I arrived and I had a table. Be prepared to wait for one to two hours. So plan your day, rock up to get your name down and go and shop while you wait. Words cannot describe both the food and the service. It is definitely worth the wait. It is... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had already visited Din Tai Fung's Zhongshan location on a prior day, but when we strolled by the 101 branch we did not resist and went back. As much as we like to explore new food, we kept coming back, it's that good. The menu classifies the dishes -- particularly their signature dumplings -- into different categories, includes a... More 

Thank Xicorea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I just love Din Tai Fung food. It's always fresh and delicious. The quality never disappointed me. All things are even suitable for western stomach. I brought there some colleague of mine, which don't have much access to Chinese food and they loved all the dishes we had. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The waiting line might be... More 

Thank Karin H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible, efficient service balanced by perfectly made soup and savoury dumplings. Pages of options. Highly recommend the string beans with pork, all of the soup dumplings and the noodles with the spicy house sauce. Arrived shortly after opening and did not wait.

Thank Critza
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Zhong shan branch. There's was a queue when we arrived at the restaurant but there was a system. W were given a number and the number being served was flashed at the entrance. We were willing to wait because my 2 girls didn't want to leave Taipei without tasting the authentic Xiao Long Bao. The restaurant is... More 

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Eilat, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great restaurant with a huge variety of foods for a great price The service was quick we hardly waited even to be seated and we got the food really quickly A huge variety of foods with a great taste and price

Thank Ateletmetayelet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All I can say is that service is 👍👍👍👍👍👍. I usually don't like the idea of 10% surcharge for service, but for this, I'd gladly pay for it It's crowded, I suggest going there for late lunch, so the wait won't be long

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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
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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?