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Kao Chi

#156 of 12,259 Restaurants in Taipei
₱₱ - ₱₱₱Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
+886 2 2341 9984
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fried buns” (14 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (33 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The intersection of XinYi Road (信義路) and YongKang Street (永康街) is the northern end of a foodie haven, legendary in a foodie haven city. The most famous destination restaurant in this area is the original branch of Din Tai Fung, which most cite as one...More

Thank DrJimbob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is so convenient, just few steps away of subway station. We arrived the restaurant before noon time, so we could be seated right away. Our orders had been served within 15 minutes. The xiao long bao was very juicy, and stir-fried pea sprout...More

Thank ivyursula
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Food was alright. The pan fried bun wasn’t amazing even though it was their signature dish. Price were a little high compared to the typical restaurant around the area.

Thank claudiachai
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Had the Shanghai pan fried buns and the shrimp/pork sew mai. Both were very good. The tea is poured by the servers. No teapot is left on the table. Trouble is the servers don’t look to see if ur teacup needs filling. Not sure what...More

Thank Chuzee99
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

The xiao long bao here is pretty good, thin skin with flavorful fillings of pork, cabbage and water chestnut. We also tried the siew mai, glutinous rice with abalone. All dishes were not disappointing at all, we also loved the freshness of cucumber starter dish....More

Thank csh68
Reviewed December 24, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is just steps away from the 1st Din Tai Fung. We came as we read some recommendations that their xiao long bao is equally good or better and my daughters are big xiao long bao fan. Our verdict, Din Tai Fung xiao long...More

Thank Toffee12
Reviewed December 17, 2017

Kao Chi is regarded as alternative to Din- tai- feng if one doesn't want to wait in a long line. However, different from Din- tai- feng, which offers mainly the pastries, Shanghai or other Chinese dishes are also available here. Pan fried bun is the...More

Thank KoalaViaggio
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Business hours show closing at 9pm... got there 8:15pm and was told that last call is in 15 mins... we told the person that we can leave but she insisted that we can go in... split the 8 of us up into 2 tables. Then,...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed November 4, 2017

A lovely alternative to Ding Dai Fung! The service was good and most importantly, the food was wonderful. We tried three dishes: Pan-Fried Pork Dumpling, which was a must; Steamed soup dumpling with crab roe, another lovely dish, and finally a Zhongshan shop specialty -...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

Was in Yongkang planning to visit DinTai Fung. Long queue and just walked around and saw this place. Suprisingly its quite good. The xiaolongbao was great. Service was good. The patrons were mostly locals hence everyone had beer on their table. Very local feeling...hahahha. I...More

Thank Kam Loong C
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SoHee K
June 28, 2015|
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Response from zayababy | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in. Actually a lot of Taiwanese restaurants don't take reservations especially small ones. Not sure about this one though.... There are a lot of good restaurants in that neighborhood anyway... So don't worry... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2341 9984
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