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The Peng's Gourmet & Banquet - Linsen

) #1,052 of 12,073 Restaurants in Taipei ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese
2F, No.380 Linsen North Road, Da'an District, Taipei 100, Taiwan
+886 2 2551 9157
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2F, No.380 Linsen North Road, Da'an District, Taipei 100, Taiwan
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

I visited the restaurant with my Father-In-Law, we went to try the original General Tso's Chicken. The location is within walking distance of the Zhongshan Elementary School MRT station (orange line), and is located on the 2nd floor of an elevator building (although we walked...More

Thank geRockAway
Reviewed 11 November 2016

My favorite Chinese-American food is General Tso's chicken. I wanted to go to the original location and see how it was made and how it tasted. So I flew to Taipei, Taiwan and searced for the original location and the original creator, Chef Peng, established...More

Thank Spawn715
Reviewed 12 June 2016

We dined here because of a documentary on General Tso's Chicken we watched. But the GTC here tastes nothing like what you get in the US. In fact the Korean Fried Chicken we had the next day tasted more like GTC! Otherwise the food at...More

Thank Mei L
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Some friends and colleagues took us to this restaurant when we were in Taipei, so we had locals to help understand what each dish was. That certainly helped; however, I don't think it would have been entirely necessary. There are pictures and English translations in...More

1  Thank Becky C
Reviewed 22 November 2015

If you have seen the documentary about the story of General Tso chicken (Who is General Tso, 2014), you must come try the restaurants founded by the creator of General Tso chicken. This one is the very first one he founded. The food was very...More

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1  Thank coastingclouds
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We went here with a lot of excitement since we expected the restaurant of the chef who created General Tso's Chicken would be top notch, but it was a disappointing experience. Except for the General Tso Chicken, the food quality was overall subpar for a...More

1  Thank Tim_Maliyil
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My husband just returned from a 2 weeks visit to Taiwan and he insisted on visiting the Pen's Gourmet & Bnaquet resstaurant due to the recent documentary 'In Search of General Tsao' focusing on the popular Chinese American dish General Tsao's Chicken available at almost...More

1  Thank LITSBostonMA
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We enjoyed our dinner here and found the food to be very flavorful. I note that the restaurant is no longer called Peng Yuan Hunan Restaurant, which is consistent with the fact that although the original chef was of Hunan origin and invented General Tso's...More

1  Thank CC94
Reviewed 26 March 2013

This place's claim to fame is that the founder invented General Tso's Chicken. There's some debate about this, but I don't really care. It was really good. Unlike the US version, it's not heavily breaded and deep fried. You must try that here! There's also...More

1  Thank Paul C
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  • Address: 2F, No.380 Linsen North Road, Da'an District, Taipei 100, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2551 9157
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