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Taipan - CLOSED

239 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
+61 3 9841 9977
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible24%
23 Feb 2017
“Taipan - Re-opened”
10 Apr 2016
“Going down hill fast.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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239 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Since re-opening late last year under new management, diners are now offered the choice of mainstream Chinese a la Carte or Steam Boat cuisine at Taipan. We took the Steam Boat option, sitting at a spacious table all kitted out with state of the art...More

Thank denmother62
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

This place was one the best Chinese restaurants in Doncaster. We have been coming here for years. But i don't know what happened, the last few times we came here it was very disappointing. Some of the food was un-edible. I hope the management reads...More

Thank DaWombat
Reviewed 17 January 2016

This is the old Taipan. It is now called Don Hill Seafood restaurant. We went there on Sat on their first sessions 10:30. Decor is the same as before. Food is pretty good. I will say very close to the old Taipan. The food is...More

Thank Vince1816
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Oh Taipan, Taipan, wherefore art thou, Taipan? I know this is a miss-quote in the true context of The Bard's work, but I miss you more than I can care to admit - it was so easy before - a regular haunt, good service, excellent...More

Thank denmother62
Reviewed 25 December 2015

My family, like so many others, loves good Chinese & though the old Taipan had long waiting times & was expensive, because the food was good I put up with waiting 40 minutes for the meal to arrive. A recent visit under new ownership called...More

Thank Pen V
Reviewed 3 December 2015 via mobile

Decided to try the Yum Cha before this restaurant close down for good. Heard that the site has been sold to a developer for apartments. In my previous visits, the service has been fairly abrupt and stand offish. However, as one of my party was...More

Thank Gerald S
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

The Taipan has closed and is under new ownership as the Don Hill Seafood Restaurant. Things are currently somewhat disorganised so I will save a proper review for when things have bedded down. They currently do not have a liquor licence.

6  Thank Doug P
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Managed to squeeze in a late reservation this weekend for last yum cha before this Melbourne institution closes its doors this weekend permanently. My family have been going here for yum cha in the last 20 years, for some of the best dim sims around....More

1  Thank melbgirl123
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Went there a year ago, food was nice. Brought family there over the weekend, food taste terrible! Basic dimsum like Char Siew Pao, chu cheong fen taste badly. Service is even worse! Not gonna recommend anyone there not go back again. Truly disappointed.

1  Thank Henry L
Reviewed 2 October 2015

My friends and I went to this restaurant for Yum Cha yesterday....there was not a single parking spot available so we had to park on George St......I can't understand why the place was so full and apparently it's like that all the time. We had...More

Thank OMG283
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Blackburn Rd, Doncaster East, Manningham, Victoria 3109, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Manningham  >  Doncaster East
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9841 9977
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