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215-3 Sec 1, Dongda Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
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+886 3 542 9894
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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

When I go to a steak house in Taiwan, I want STEAK - and a lot of it! A place where 'medium' doesn't mean bloddy and rare. I don't care if it's "poorly decorated" or not, I just want good quality, fresh beef. I'd prefer a regular place to a high-end restaurant that charges ridiculous prices for ity-bitty portions about... More 

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1 Thank Frank777_42
Boston
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2013

Other reviews said the place is poorly decorated, and... well... maybe they are right. BUT: The place is great. Go in and get seated. Order your soup/salad, then go to the meat counter where you steak (or salmon or pork) is cut to the thickness you want. If you're not sure how you'd like it cooked they'll talk you through... More 

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1 Thank matt g
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2012

This is the absolute best steak I have ever eaten in Taiwan. The beef is flown in fresh, USDA black Angus. The soups are good as well as the sides. Good selection of beer and wine as well as soft drinks. The owner will come out and greet you at your table unless they are very busy. This place can... More 

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2 Thank Davidinhsinchu
Los Angeles, California
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91 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2012

This restaurant is on a somewhat out of the way street, but is very well run with attentive service and modern music. We were carefully instructed on the different cuts of meat and could choose our own cuts and thicknesses. This attentive service produces a dish made just for you. The fries were also delicious. Prices are fairly high compared... More 

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2 Thank SoCa1l26
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

I really enjoyed the steak here from the first day I came. The price you pay for the steak that you get is lower than what you pay at other places. I also enjoy the salmon that they serve here. Since eating here I do not eat steak anywhere else, because I do not want to be disappointed. The quality... More 

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2 Thank Jawnee57
Delft
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

I've never had a better steak than what they serve here. I've seen a lot of places in Europe, but none serves such a great steak. Whenever I get back to Taiwan, I visit this place. Even if it's only for the steak. Great owner, Asian but native American speaker, unlike most other personnel but it is sufficient.

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2 Thank PetervdK
Hsinchu, Taiwan
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2012

Meat may be good, but It is ridiculously overpriced for what it is; it's a poorly decorated average restaurant on a street in Hsinchu. Service is not the best either...

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3 Thank LeventTuter
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2012

Been to the place three times. Last one, we were invited to a Birthday Party. All three times, in three years, we left the place with the same dissapointment: For one steak and a drink we paid around 2,000$NT each. The owner (speaks very good English indeed) , is helpful only when it comes to help you to pick the... More 

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2 Thank DimFaye
Phoenix, Arizona
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2012

Food was very good, and we felt very accommodated for. Owner was an absolute delight. I read the reviews before we went about it being overpriced, but if you go to any good steak restaurant in Taiwan, you'll pay about the same, it is not cheap-eats but you get what you pay for. In this case: quality. Owner was so... More 

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2 Thank Claire G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2012

Inattentive waitstaff did not impress. The owner seemed too concerned with impressing his mates to attend to the problem we had with our order. Will never go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215-3 Sec 1, Dongda Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Hsinchu
  • Phone Number: +886 3 542 9894

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