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Tao Yuan

22 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2201
+1 207-725-9002
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“pork buns” (20 reviews)
“asian salad” (23 reviews)
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
22 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2201
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting concept for an Asian restaurant--all small plates intended to be shared. You order all in advance and they bring them when and in what order they feel appropriate. I'm not sure I really liked that aspect of the experience but taste impressions for the...More

Thank H2OToGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise Tao Yuan is: the food is creative and absolutely delicious, the flavors meld beautifully. The service is unobtrusive but helpful. The real difficulty here is not ordering everything on the menu. The oysters, Damariscotta of course, enhanced by a lemongrass mignonette sauce,...More

Thank Monique L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have to be in the right frame of mind and with people who like to share because you are going to want to taste EVERYTHING! Go and try it and make sure you have enough time to really enjoy it-not a meal to rush...More

Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting our friend in nearby Cundy Harbor, Maine our host Rick recommended we try Tao Yuan. Rick is a sophisticated foodie, so his recommendation carried a lot of weigh. He was not wrong. Tao Yuan was a totally unique experience, especially for such a...More

Thank KenNYC150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Showed up without a reservation and they were able to seat me at the bar. Was right outside the kitchen which was partially open so I had a show of the chef and assistants. Bar snack of peanuts and scallions in an Asian sauce was...More

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Three of us went to dinner here on July 14. Combined we ordered 10 dishes and shared all of them. For appetizers there was fried goat cheese, turmeric chicken, house dumplings and steamed shao mai. All we expertly prepared. We had two salads, Asian slaw...More

Thank ramsey48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a delightful meal. All the courses were prepared perfectly. Very different from other Asian restaurants

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We recently dined at Tao Yuan for the first time and were very happy with our experience. Cocktails were creative and the wine list complimentary to the cuisine. We ordered four small plates each - too much for the two of us as portions are...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The six of us had a terrific dinner here this week. Each couple ordered separately and a series of dishes flooded the table in a constant flow. The steamed buns, fish dishes, duck, beef, and veggies were all perfectly cooked and shared by all. No...More

Thank Zin3
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Hostess bartender very friendly and informative about menu. Great service. Awesome food. We tried a bunch of small plates all of them had great flavor and fresh.

Thank CooperThurman
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16 June 2016|
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Response from CHARLES G | Reviewed this property |
The previous commentators have it about right. One goes to Tao Yuan for an assortment of interesting flavors, not for a traditional meat-and-potatoes meal. The estimate of $120 to $140 for two is probably accurate for a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$50
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Pleasant St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2201
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-725-9002
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