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Kao Chi

No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
+886 2 2341 9984
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fried pork” (13 reviews)
“xiao long bao” (29 reviews)
“crab roe” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a simple dinner there. The food is good and reasonably priced. It is certainly far less crowded than the nearby Ding Tai Fung - in my mind, a good reason to choose this. The staff are friendly and attentive.

Thank WengKeeLeong
Reviewed 1 week ago

when I mean alternative, to next door Din Tai Fung. A friend of mine loves this place and suggested it. When queried with our english guide, she said Kao Chi is lower than Din Tai Fung in overall flavors and with a much less waiting...More

Thank al22tecc
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Xiaolongbao is a real art. However, traditional Taiwanese food seems more greasy than I thought. If you want to experience a variety of dishes, I recommend you visit at least three people. Visit in the morning for dim sum. However, if you want the authentic...More

Thank Yeonho S
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

I've stayed in Shanghai for almost a year and I really miss the huangyu mian. So I thought I could try kaochi since it serves Shanghai cuisine. After I tried it, I was pretty disappointed since I didn't taste any Shanghai flavor at all. And...More

Thank carpediem6649
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This is a review for the branch at #133, Section 1, Zhongshan North. We (family of 5 adults) stayed at the Dandy Hotel on Tianjin Street, which is just a block away from the restaurant. We noticed it on our first day there, but did...More

Thank alina12
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I've always enjoyed KaoChi as a calmer alternative to DinTaiFung. However, after a bad experience last fall when they served us a truly disgusting chicken dish that was just skin and fat with no real meat and that we didn't eat, but they still made...More

Thank GaoAnTian
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Definitely the place to eat some Shanghai pork buns. They also have a large choice of dishes but we chose to have different kind of dumplings only and they were delicious.

Thank Evelyne G
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Went to eat dim sum on the recommendation of a friend. Had three different type and all tasted average with too thick paste. Soaked also in MSG :(( The sesame bun was so dry and taste less. Very average food. The service was however very...More

Thank Didier K
Reviewed January 30, 2018

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 January 28, 2018 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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.1 Yongkang Street, Taipei 106, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei  >  Da'an
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2341 9984
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