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Tao Yuan Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Singaporean
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508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
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18:00 - 00:00
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Beijing, China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My local German friend recommended me this Seafood restaurant. One soup of the day, one vegetable one steam fish with rice and mango dessert. Fish Very fresh! Pork rib soup excellent! They had abalone and clams , all alive as well but I did not order, as already too much with the fish

Thank SouthSea1991
Manila, Philippines
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Since we now live in Paranaque, it is seldom we go to Malate. Now we frequent Tao Yuan in RWM and for dinner sometimes you have to wait in line due to many customers. Very good food, and responsive waiters, clean place and wash room.

Thank VReambillo
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It's a normal chinese restaurant...it's not bad it's not the best. If you want chinese food with a good price you can eat here. Good quality service.

Thank James H
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A place where you can savour decent Chinese food with your friends of family. Price is acceptable, staffs are friendly and the service is good.

Thank Concierge3725
Manila, Philippines
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

One family favourite for sure, been dining at this place for numerous time, always good food always consistent! The service is attentive and typical for a Chinese restaurant with the old guard watching the young! Great for lunch to late night meals as place is open beyond most restaurant operation hours! Save parking available right next door, which is huge... More 

Thank TheTrueOriginal
Surrey, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

This Chinese restaurant specialises in seafood, they have loads of tanks full of fish, crabs etc and almost every dish on the menu is a fish dish. We had an amazing lunch here with loads of different dishes going round on our tabletop turntable. Bibs are a must for dealing with the lovely crab in various sauces ...

Thank Dominic W
Makati, Philippines
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108 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Jenny and I went here for Lunch on Sunday after Church,,,the food was good,,and plentiful,,,served nicely and the cost reasonable,,, so, if you are in Lucky China Town Mall,, go to the Second Floor,,, enjoy,,!

1 Thank James W
Manila, Manila, Philippines
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68 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

our family always go here to celebrate special occasions. Their food is authentic Chinese! While the price is a bit expensive, you really get what you paid for. Important to call them in advance to reserve the sea foods you want. We always order Lobster sushi and the lobster head is turned into congee. Their lobster is good too (1... More 

Thank helbanes
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015 via mobile

Great food, fast service. Make sure you reserve the hainanese chicken ahead of time. Ambience isn't that great but the food will make up for that.

Thank ritchcal
Paranaque, Philippines
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210 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

The place itself isn't so great. It is a little on the bawdy side. There is parking but it is in the adjacent lot. The restaurant is busy so the staff isn't always attentive. But their dimsums, including the Xia Long Bao (XLP) are tops. They have a lot of choices on their menu and they don't stare you down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Seafood, Singaporean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?