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Ya Rou Bian

$$ - $$$
Wanhua District
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No.98-2 Yi Section,Zhonghua Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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+886 2 2371 3981
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Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The simplest menu ever! Half duck, quarter duck or duck thigh. Oh I am wrong, she served rice noodles as well 😝 In fact the taste was not too bad, but just too much MSG had been added. Both my wife and I had to take a lot of water afterward. In terms of the price of duck, its price... More 

Thank lllttt123
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256 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

It is a shock to find that this famous restaurant known for goose meat offers so few choices on the menu: two types of noodle, two sizes of cut for goose meat and one kind of drink (coke)! And the service is next to nothing. The only saving grace is the goose meat. Still decent after all these years.

Thank Warren H
Hong Kong
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Our last visit was over 3 years ago. Newly renovated, cleaner and more organised. We ordered half a goose (there are five of us) and each one of us ordered a rice noodle. The quality of the rice noodle was not as good as before and a bit oily but taste good. Price gone up and taste not as good... More 

1 Thank Lunasolhk
Bellingham, Washington
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228 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

First of all, when you come to this eatery, please be warned it is not a full-menu and full-service establishment; this place is about plates of duck and goose and small accompanying bowls of noodles or mifen (and I recommend the latter), and that's it. The menu is about four lines on wood boards hanging on the wall. If you... More 

1 Thank Kenpasha
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138 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

As terrible as the first experience. Come back this place because of a friend insisted to visit.... Well, and she is now totally agree with my opinion on the food quality after the one n the only experience (second for me) she will ever have. Wonder why so many customers? Bad taste?

Thank Yean Yean L
Yokohama, Japan
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Special food at Xiemenden. This resttaulant serves only duck and twe kinds of noodle. But it is firsttime for us to have such dericious duck. It seems chicken as singapole chickenrice but more salty and good fat. Price is a bit expensive. Leg 200TWD 1/4 600-700TWD 1/2 1200TWD For couple 1/4 and twe noodles are enough. Usually long queue but... More 

1 Thank Hiroshi317
Singapore, Singapore
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

A goose restaurant even though it's brand proclaims it is a duck restaurant. Given the family's penchant for goose (seeing how we can't consume them in singapore) we held high hopes for a good meal. Alas, our expectations were too high and we were left disappointed by the fatty and rubbery goose meat we ate. Unfortunately our threshold is measured... More 

Thank aiklim
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

The duck was just okay, nothing exciting about it. Staffs were rude, they looked like they were frustrated with their job or they did not get paid enough. This was one of the most expensive duck I've ever tried, it's like you pay Mercedes price for a Volkswagen, definitely not worth it. Not going back and definitely not recommending it... More 

Thank Chao M
Singapore, Singapore
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69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The stew goose is nothing to shout about. The servings are over proportionate, 1/4 goose, half goose or 1 whole goose. They never consider small groups of 2 or 3 people and its not cheap for a quarter goose. The waiter serving has no patience despite my turning up way after lunch and there is no crowd, they just seems... More 

Thank Ong T
Los Angeles, California
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943 reviews
504 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I really like the taste of their goose and vermicelli even though I'm sure there are some amount of MSG in there. There's no menu but a couple choices written on the wall including your choice of noodle or vermicelli and amount you want to spend for goose.

Thank daikin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Fusion
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.98-2 Yi Section,Zhonghua Road, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei>  > Wanhua District
  • Neighbourhood: Wanhua District
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2371 3981

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