10 Best Taiwanese Restaurants in Melbourne CBD
Taiwanese cuisine is making its roots into the CBD area. Chances are that you may have heard a lot about their dishes and desserts but have not tried them out. If you are looking for places to eat in Melbourne then let us inspire you to try this amazing cuisine. Our research team of foodies at 10KeyThings brings you our guide of 10 of the best places to taste bud stimulating food in the Central Business District area. This food listing is not static and we keep updating it based on your comments, reviews, and suggestions. So don’t forget to leave us a comment after visiting the places here!
1. Water Flame
Cuisine: Taiwanese, Chinese
Known for its breakfast spread, Water Flame is an amazing option to satisfy your Taiwanese cravings. The Salty Pork Bones Soup is 14.80AUD, the Kurobuta Pork Rolls are 9.80AUD, the Sliced Angus Beef is 12.80AUD and Udon is 3.80AUD. You will not be disappointed with any of them. They have authentic …read more about Water Flame Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
2. Hot Star and Gong Cha
Cuisine: Fast Food, Taiwanese, Bubble Tea
The Hot Star & Gong Cha outlets are cute little takeaway joints. It seems wherever there is a Hot Star, they cut the original shop space in two and build a Gong Cha next door.The Fried Squid Tentacles from Hot Star …read more about Hot Star and Gong Cha Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
3. Dessert Story
Cuisine: Desserts, Taiwanese
Taiwanese desserts are known all over. You may want to try out a long list of Taiwanese specialties that may stimulate your taste buds. You can enjoy the coconut milk soup style, which has a refreshing flavor to it. It is a great place for when craving Asian dessert. Their shaved ice is consistently good. The tofu with red bean …read more about Dessert Story Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
4. Hot Star Large Fried Chicken
Cuisine: Fast Food, Taiwanese
When wandering along Swanston Street Mall, CBD, we came across a huge queue that kind of blocked off the footpath. Here the name Hot Star Large Fried Chicken speaks for itself because for $8.50 that is what you get. A large fried chicken. This place is good for if you are on the go and just want a quick place to eat. To keep it simple their chicken …read more about Hot Star Large Fried Chicken Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
5. Taiwan Café
The cafe is quite busy because a lot of people especially Asians come here. But the food is quite good here and you are definitely getting your money’s worth when you go here.Try ordering the Hot and Sour Soup Noodle Dish here with Pan-Fried Pork Dumplings pair it with Strawberry Milkshake or a Tsingtao Beer. The flavor of the soup is exquisite …read more about Taiwan Café Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
6. Peko Peko
Cuisine: Taiwanese, Japanese
Best Taiwanese cafe in Melbourne!! Peko Peko is a fun place in CBD. Try the crispy honey beef, it is nice and crispy. The special dish on the board- seafood scrambled eggs with fish tofu, seems quite a little. The scrambled eggs taste very good with the strong seafood flavor. It is a great little place in south Melbourne. Wonton soup …read more about Peko PekoRestaurant Melbourne, Australia…
7. Ghost Kitchen
Fried chicken pop was also crunchy and moist. The flavors are well balanced. The amazing thing about this place is that you do not know when and where you will find this place. It is a moving van and can be spotted at various stops in the area. Try some of Ghost Kitchen’s menu at the Super Market on Friday night. The Spring Onion pancake wrap with “the lot” (egg, Chinese donut, and pork floss) is $10 and worth a try. The flavor …read more about Ghost Kitchen Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
8. Mr Kitchen
Mr. Kitchen has almost the entire range of Taiwanese cuisine and drinks available on its menu. The waitresses are very patient and are happy to explain how their hotpot thing works. This place has a lot of …read more about Mr. Kitchen Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
9. Din Tai Fung
Cuisine: Taiwanese, Dumplings
Been dying to check out this place due to all the hype and was really lucky to have no waiting time and was seated straight away. The dumplings are mostly pretty good but luckily the signature dishes like the xiao long bao are really good. Service is attentive and quick and dishes come out relatively fast. The Overall …read more about Din Tai Fung Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
10. Nine Taiwanese Dessert House
Cuisine: Desserts, Taiwanese
As Taiwanese food continues to tighten its grip on Melbourne through bubble tea, frozen desserts, and deep-fried deliciousness, we look at what Nine Taiwanese Dessert House brings to the table.
Don’t be fooled by the standard decor. This place serves one of the best Taiwanese desserts in town. Two is the magic number here. Go with this number and you will hit the jackpot. Try the Snow Ice No 2 which is can be called “Death by Mango”. Mango Snow Ice …read more about Nine Taiwanese Dessert House Restaurant Melbourne, Australia…
We at 10KT hope that your taste buds have found the correct places to find the perfect Taiwanese food. If so then do go out and try some of these places we have mentioned in this listing. As always, we are happy to hear your comments and reviews of the places you visit. We will keep our list fresh and updated based on your recommendations. The upshot is that you after you’ve exhausted this list; you can come back and find a new list of 10 key Taiwanese places waiting, all ready for your tasting pleasure. Happy eating!
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