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BAO by Dead Famous

48 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 9686
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tofu” (8 reviews)
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“asian salad” (5 reviews)
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Fast food, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
48 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely tiny place at Botanic Ave, great Taiwanese street food in a very good price, highly recommend!

Thank 123Lilitha
Reviewed 1 week ago

BAO by dead Famous was an awesome eatery. However, this establishment has changed hands and has been re-branded to Bao Bun. The quality of the ingredients is no longer as good as before, while the prices seem to have increased. This place is now poor...More

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just popped in in and order a steamed bun. I thought I was only going to get one but you actually get two. Not bad for Belfast and very good value. Will go again and have something else on the menu

Thank Carnalbanagh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Crunchy, not crispy fries that just hadn’t been cooked long enough. Binned my alleged poutine dish which def wasn’t anything like the poutine I’ve eaten in Canada. Salty and sparse gravy was seriously disappointing. Lunch cost £10 which is a rip off for the inedible...More

Thank Gemma0403
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a snack and really enjoyed it!! I had a steamed bun with pork and chicken filling and salad. Amazing and healthy and great vfm.

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking for a light take away and I was delighted to see the tasty range of salads. I chose chicken salad with the house sauce mmm. It looked beautiful with all the colours and the taste was fantastic. Very reasonably priced for a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I hadn't been back to Bao since they revamped the place and finally decided to pop in after work the other day. Got the fries box with tofu and vegan toppings which was good! Only minor complaint was that the portion of tofu was quite...More

Thank Aoife F
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Only discovered this place at the weekend and what a find. Having travelled alot of Asia these Baos defiantly hold there own! Will be back to complete the menu..

1  Thank irishrambler0188
Reviewed May 3, 2018

really different.. go for the mild (hosin) bun it's the best, just discovered this place last week will return 10/10

Thank 309,376
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Called in to grab a quick bite after a visit to QFT. The bao was really good (as good as any I’ve had outside of Asia). Great value as well. My new favourite take away spot in Belfast.

1  Thank cfe273
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9032 9686
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