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Din Tai Fung (Xinyi)

) #22 of 11,455 Restaurants in Taipei ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 111-0021, Taiwan
+886 2 2321 8928
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“xiaolongbao” (96 reviews)
“dumplings” (346 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (203 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 111-0021, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It may look intimidating as you approach this restaurant, but the line moves fast and it is worth it. Order the original Xiao Long Bao (pork). Cash only. Hands down best soup dumplings you will ever eat in your life.

Thank Kaarina M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have tried Din Tai Fung in Hong Kong and Seoul and trust me, the one in Taipei is the BEST we've been to. the dumplings are superb, and the customer service is too notch. The staff there speak multinational languages. we queued for 15...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the original store and despite visiting ding tai fungs in singapore, hk, sydney, melbourne, this one is by far the best tasting. The xia long baos are better than shanghai ones. Even their fried rice tastes amazing.

Thank melbgirl123
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is akin to the original Starbucks by the Market in Seattle. It is always clogged with people outside. You can't reserve here; strictly first come, first served only. The wait is worth your while. Apart from its world renowned dumplings, it is known...More

Thank wiredfrog
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good eats at this original Xiaolongbao establishment. I was lucky enough that I didn't have to wait in line.

Thank Tetsuro T
Reviewed 1 week ago

there's always a line up for this place but may be worth the wait....food is pretty good, service is excellent!

Thank deedee1234567890
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The line was extremely long! We were lucky we got in within 5min.. Not sure how that happened! The xiao long bao was delicious! I loved it so much! Wish I could have ordered more

Thank Krissey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this branch the second time! The waiting time is different depending on the group size. 1-2, 3-5, or above 5 pax. We (8 pax) waited 15 mins and was given a room to enjoy our food!Price wise I think is comparable to Singapore's.

Thank GandH82015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No surprise the Din Tai Fung has good dumplings or Xiao Long Bao as you well is excellent here. Probably the best in the world as they are now a billion dollar company

Thank daikin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the original Din Tai Fung. I'm from Seattle, where we now have three locations and so I was very excited to visit the original location of this famous dumpling house. You should also know that I am Chinese and grew up making and...More

Thank Vickie W
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Marlene J
How can we reserve for 8 persons on Xmas day ? Is it possible?
20 December 2015|
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Please advise opening hours as it's shown as 9am here but shows 11am at your own website. Thank you.
17 October 2015|
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Response from yeosc1973 | Reviewed this property |
Thank you members for all replies. Finally reached Taipei n called them with local phone. They're opened @ 10am for d outlet @ Xinyi. Cheers... Happy eating...
Jim O
I have eaten in 3 of their restaurants, the main one in Taipei and the 2 in Arcadia California, just outside of Los Angeles, and I still prefer Taipei over the other 2 that are ALMOST as good, but the Taipei restaurant taste just a little bit better. Its probably the Taiwanese homeland ingredients thats not available in the USA. Is this possible?
17 December 2014|
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Response from EJay09 | Reviewed this property |
I was told by our tour guide that Taipei locations use fresh not frozen ingredients hence better tasting XLBs. Crab XLBs are absolutely phenomenal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Second Section NO. 194 Xinyi Rd., Sec. 5, Taipei 111-0021, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2321 8928
  • E-mail