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10 Best Taiwanese Food in Manila [2024]

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Taiwan Food Manila

Best Taiwan Food Manila
Best Taiwan Food Manila

If you are looking for the best Taiwan food Manila, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will list 10 of the best Taiwanese restaurants in Manila. These restaurants serve some of the most delicious and authentic Taiwan food Manila. So if you are craving some delicious Taiwan cuisine, be sure to check out one of these restaurants!

1) Mien San Noodle House

Key ServiceClassic Taiwan food
Address40 Granada, Quezon City, Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/miensan168gilmore/
Phone(02) 8721 5794
Emailmiensannoodlehouse@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 10:30AM–7:30PM

If you’re ever in the mood for Taiwanese cuisine, be sure to visit Mien San. Their menu offers authentic dishes such as Taiwan beef noodles, fried siopao, and spicy wantons. You’ll enjoy the perfect mixture of a rich umami broth with springy noodles and tender meat. And if you find yourself wanting more later on, they also sell dumplings and siopao that are ready-to-eat–simply pop them in the microwave!

Key Differentiators:

  • Specializes in Taiwanese noodles
  • Serves full-flavored broth
  • Serves springy noodles

Customer’s Review:

Authentic Taiwanese food. Spareribs are a must-try! And spicy tendon beef noodle soup!

Roxanne

2) Shuin: The Smoked Chicken Food House

Key ServiceSpecializes in Taiwan food flavors
Address100b Maria Clara st., Quezon City, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/shuinkitchen/
Phone(02) 354 1166
Emailshuinkitchen@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Taiwanese-style fried chicken, smoked chicken, and dumplings are among Shuin’s most popular dishes. Other specialties include Taiwan sausage and more. It’s a great place to try classic Taiwanese flavors without breaking the bank. And if you’re looking for something a bit more unique, be sure to try the taro ball served in the sweet ginger sauce–it’s an absolute must-try!

Key Differentiators:

  • Popular smoked chicken & fried chicken chop
  • Affordable prices
  • Unique taro ball in sweet ginger sauce

3) Braises N’ Stews

Key ServiceSpecializes in Taiwanese braises & stews
AddressG&L building J. Abad Santos st. corner V. Cruz st. , San Juan, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/braisesNstews
Phone(02) 298 2519
Operating HoursDaily 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM

This Taiwanese restaurant is quickly becoming popular for its delicious and affordable braised dishes. As the name suggests, they specialize in stews, with menu items including taro stews, Taiwanese-style oxtail stew, oyster omelets, and taro balls.

Key Differentiators:

  • Serves Taiwanese-style oxtail stew
  • Affordable prices
  • Serves taro stew & taro balls

Customer’s Review:

Food idea came from Taiwan as shown on the screen inside the place. Choose your veggies and meats on the counter and they will “braise/stew” them for you. Food is good and inexpensive. Vegetarians can survive here.

Teng

4) Tien Ma’s

Key ServiceServes authentic Taiwanese specialties
Address1 Constellation St., Brgy. Bel-Air, Makati Avenue, Makati City
Websitehttps://www.tienmas.com/
Phone(02) 810 9706
Operating HoursMonday to Thursday
8:00 AM to 2:00 AM
Friday to Sunday
8:00 AM to 3:00 AM

If you’re looking for an authentic Taiwanese dining experience, look no further than Tien Ma’s. This unassuming late-night spot serves up delicious dishes like xiao long bao, beef brisket noodles, 3-cup chicken and more. Feeling adventurous? Give the Deep Fried Stinky Tofu a try – it might just surprise you! Not feeling brave enough for that? No problem – there are plenty of other equally tasty dim sum and meals to choose from at Tien Ma’s.

Key Differentiators:

  • Late-night joint
  • Affordable xiao long bao
  • Deep fried stinky tofu
  • Pineapple fried rice with pork floss

Customer’s Review:

The place is small but the food is really authentic taiwanese. The beef noodle soup, stinky tofu, and xiao long bao are all delicious! Highly recommend this place for some late night taiwan food cravings.

Joanne

5) Fat Fook Taiwanese Kitchen

Key ServiceServes Taiwanese street food
AddressAyala Center, Level 2, Glorietta 1, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/FatFookManila/
Emailfatfook.manila.ph@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–9PM

If you’re looking for an authentic Taiwanese dining experience, look no further than Fat Fook. From xiao long bao to specialty chicken chop to crispy fried intestines, we have all your favorite traditional dishes. And of course, no trip to Fat Fook would be complete without trying our famous caramelized skewered Taiwanese sausages or Fried Intestines!

Key Differentiators:

  • Specialty Fat Fook Chicken Chop
  • Caramelized Taiwan sausage skewers
  • Crispy Fried Intestines

Customer’s Review:

Authentic Taiwan food Manila. Highly recommend the xiao long bao, fat fook chicken chop and Taiwan sausage skewers. All were delicious!

Christine

6) Din Tai Fung

Key ServiceMichelin-starred Taiwan food
AddressDin Tai Fung SM Megamall, Metro Manila
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/dintaifungph/
Phone+63 2 8997 1935
+63 919 084 5702
Operating HoursDaily 10 AM-10 PM

If you mention Din Tai Fung to almost anyone, they’ll think of xiao long bao–and people are willing to wait in an extremely long line just to have some of their dumplings. The Michelin-starred restaurant offers a great variety of savory and sweet dumplings, but some of their most alluring variants are the Truffle and Pork XLB and the Chocolate Lava that oozes with sweetness. While at Din Tai Fung, you can even watch the chefs prepare these small masterpieces through their signature open kitchen.

Key Differentiators:

  • Signature open kitchen
  • Serves a mix of savory and sweet dumplings
  • Wide range of tasty Taiwan food

Customer’s Review:

The XLB was just as delicious as expected. The chocolate lava dumplings were to die for! Definitely worth the wait.

Aila

7) Uniku 

Key ServiceAffordable Taiwan food
Address1125 banawe st. barangay manresa, Quezon City, Philippines
Websitehttps://unikutw.com/
Phone277382201
Emailunikutw@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

At Uniku, you can enjoy Taiwanese classics like dumplings and rice toppings without having to break the bank. Most of our dishes are under $200! If you’re feeling a bit adventurous, try the Fried Spicy Chicken Burger. It comes with taro fries and an egg!

Key Differentiators:

  • Fried spicy chicken burger
  • Taro fries
  • Offers Taiwanese frozen food

Customer’s Review:

Great Taiwan food Manila! The fried spicy chicken burger is a must-try, comes with taro fries and egg. The beef cubes were also great! Highly recommend this place for some Taiwan food Manila cravings.

Renee

8) Pao Pao Xiao Chi

Key ServiceTaiwanese milk tea and snacks
Address17 Gen. De Jesus Street, Corner Gen. Lim Street, Barangay Little Baguio, San Juan City, San Juan, Philippines
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/paopao.xiaochi
Phone289948554
Emailpaopao.xiaochi@gmail.com
Operating HoursMon to Sat 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Pao Pao Xiao Chi is a small Taiwanese diner that serves delicious, authentic Taiwanese cuisine. Their rice meals and noodles are mouth-watering, and their snacks and milk tea are to die for. But aside from their xiao long bao, they’re also well known for their taro balls and taro fries. Be sure to try the taro beef cubes and sweet taro bun too! You won’t regret it.

Key Differentiators

  • Offers authentic Taiwanese food
  • Tasty Taro Balls and Fries
  • Tasty taro beef cubes

9) Ersao

Key ServiceAffordable Taiwan food
Address213 Banawe Street, Brgy. Manresa, Corner Mauban, Quezon City
Websitehttps://ersao.com.ph/
Phone(02) 8-921-8603 / 0917 106 0363
Operating HoursMon-Sun 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM

If you’re looking for a delicious and affordable meal, look no further than Ersao. This Taiwanese restaurant offers mouth-watering dishes like dumplings, noodles, and rice bowls. In addition to their main courses, they have an impressive selection of sides, desserts, and drinks that won’t leave your wallet empty. But their specialty is taro-based dishes. From taro balls to taro chicken nuggets to taro ice cream–they’ve got it all!

Key Differentiators:

  • Extensive selection of taro dishes
  • Wide selection of sides, desserts, and drinks

Customer’s Review:

Dumplings are a must-try in this place. The serving size is also good enough. 

Harmony

10) Mazendo

Key ServiceFreshly made Taiwanese noodles
AddressGround Floor, Frabelle Corporate Plaza, Salcedo Village, Makati City, Metro Manila
Websitehttps://mazendo.com.ph/
Phone+63 956 453 9090
Operating HoursDaily 10AM–9PM

Looking for a delicious and hearty beef noodle soup? Look no further than Mazendo, where you’ll find freshly made noodles, flavorful beef slices, and a truly spicy soup. And don’t forget to try their signature soup, which is made with the same recipe as their original branch in Taiwan. The Mala Vermicelli Noodle with Pork Mala sauce is one of the most popular dishes; it comes with either tender beef or pork. If you enjoy spicy food, this dish is for you as it Szechuan peppers give it a bit of heat. However, if spice isn’t your thing, don’t worry! You can always ask the waiters to adjust the spice level according to your preference.

Key Differentiators:

  • Signature soup from Taiwan
  • Adjustable spice level
  • Tender beef and pork slices

Customer’s Review:

The Mala Vermicelli Noodle with Pork Mala sauce was really good! The waiters were very accommodating and adjusted the spice level according to my preference. Highly recommend this place.

Mary

Taiwan Food Manila

If you’re looking for some delicious Taiwan food Manila, look no further than these 10 restaurants. From dumplings to noodles to rice bowls, they’ve got it all! And don’t forget to try their signature soup, which is made with the same recipe as their original branch in Taiwan.

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