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Tai Lake

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Chinese, Asian, Seafood
134 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
+1 215-922-0698
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible14%
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Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Thai
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134 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Ate here with a colleague and was impressed with the food. We had a chicken dish, a veggie dish and a lobster dish and all the dishes were great. The service moves a little from attentive to pushy but that was part of the charm....More

Thank ANP123
Reviewed 24 January 2017

My uncle took me there when I visited him in Philly. He's been eating there for years. I really like the food there. If you don't mind about too-much-oil food, this should be one of the best place to try authentic Chinese food.

Thank Son H
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

It was a miss for us dining in... Came here for a late night dinner. First time dining in and the Ambiance is ok, restaurant is clean and so are the facilities. Ordered beef and broccoli and salt and peeper squid. It was tasted bland...More

Thank Jaderey
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is heavy on pretension with a dismissive host at the door that apparently because of their past reputation, suffers from a superiority complex. Though they appear to have a loyal clientele, their average food sales to appeal to this discerning diner, and the...More

Thank LlittleEddie
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Authentic chinese. Local diners. In Chinatown. Got recommendations from server and loved everything.

Thank margieg912
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We visited for the first time with friends, whom have never dined in Chinatown. Don't be put off by the tanks, it means fresh seafood. That is the specialty here but everything we had was very delicious. I LOVED the Peking duck which is served...More

Thank JerseyOrganic
Reviewed 27 July 2015

It is ranked one of the top Chinese restaurants in the nation. While my husband and I waited in the tiny lobby, other patrons just started raving about the food. One couple drives from New Jersey once each week to dine at TAI Lake. A...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We originally made reservations at Morimoto but after a long day at a conference decided to cancel and hit Chinatown instead...am I ever thankful. When we first entered we were a bit wary with the run-down look of the place including the wet floor in...More

Thank callie1980
Reviewed 14 March 2015 via mobile

Food is good. Waiter was nice and attentive. The fried rice and snow pea leaves with garlic were delicious. My only complaint is about athmosphere We were the only customers at the restaurant around 6 pm on a friday. Nearby, there were 2 tables of...More

Thank Ladybug0365
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Literally just left Tai Lake. Our entire dinner lasted 1 hour with a bill totaling $116.00. The manager, owner, host person. . Whatever he is ..literally told us he needed our table to hurry up. Are you kidding me? Like i said we were there...More

1  Thank jclynch0509
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Average prices
US$ 20
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 N 10th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-922-0698
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