Apart from well-known attractive destinations and spectacular nature, what to know more about travelling to Taiwan? It must be the rich, diverse and outstanding cuisine! Among the delicacies here, you will not be able to ignore the famous beef noodles that has captivated many diners. If you want to explore the culinary culture of Taiwan, you should not miss the beef noodles and the following 9 beef noodles restaurants. Now, let’s explore best beef noodle in Taipei (best beef noodle soup Taipei) with our suggested 9 best beef noodle restaurants in Taipei you should come and try!
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Best beef noodle in Taipei: Regent Taipei
Regent hotel has been awarded many times at the Taiwan Beef noodle festival and it serves several different kind of beef noodles at the Azie Grand Café restaurant inside the hotel. The most delicious noodles dish here is called New Formosa (418 TWD). New Formosa dish has won a Creative award at the 2013 Noodle festival. This dish consists of Taiwanese Beef and bitter vegetables.
Opening hours: 12:00 – 22:00
Address: Azie Grand Café Restaurant, Regent Taipei Hotel: no.3, Road 39, Area 2, Zhongshan North street, Zhongshan District, Taipei.
Best beef noodle soup Taipei: Yong Kang Beef Noodles
One of the most famous Taiwanese beef noodles restaurants is probably Yongkang beef noodles in Taiwanese food street (also known as Yongkang street). It is located next to Dongmen MRT train station, after having a delicious Yongkang beef noodle bowl, you can also enjoy mango ice cream, soy-milk ice cream … and many other delicious food on this food street.
Found in 1963, this little eatery is one of the restaurants which has the best beef broth in the city. This restaurant never participates to the festival because “they wish to give the opportunity to other restaurants”. The noodles here are cooked with Australia beef and Sichuan spicy broth. Best noodles should be: ribbed noodles with chewy noodles, tender beef, lumpy ribs but not hard and rich broth.
One bowl of Yongkang beef noodles costs: 240 TWD (small bowl) and 270 TWD (large bowl), a bowl of Yongkang beef tendon noodles costs: 280 TWD (small bowl) and 310 TWD (large bowl), and a combination of 2 kinds of Yonkang beef noodles costs: 260 TWD (small bowl) and 290 TWD (large bowl). Since the bowl is big for one serve, we recommend you to just order a small size, and remember to order less spicy if you cannot eat spicy food.
Opening hour: 11:00 – 21:00
Address: Yongkang Beef noodles, no.17, road 31, area 2, Jinshan South street, Da’an District, Taipei
Best beef noodle in Taipei: Lin Dong Fang
If you go on google and search “best beef noodles restaurants in Taiwan”, you definitely will see a lot of links, posts and photos about Lin Dong Fang – one of the most famous beef noodles of Taipei.
Lin Dong Fang serves beef noodles in a traditional way that has last for 3 decades. The highlight of the restaurant is the special broth made from some of the spices found in ancient Chinese medicine. The best dish is beef tendon noodles cost about 176 TWD The broth itself is already great, but if you like, you can add a small spoon of beef fat to have a stronger flavor for the noodle bowl. At the restaurant, you can ask for more broth for free.
Lin Dong Fang serves beef noodles in two sizes, one small and one large for your preference. However, even a small size has huge amount of noodles and meat, for that reason, you can order big size if you can eat a lot, otherwise, you cannot finish such a big bowl at this restaurant.
Opening Hours: 11:00 – 03:00
Address: Lin Dong Fang Niu Rou Mian, no.274, Area 2, Bade road, Taipei, Taiwain
Best beef noodle in Taipei: Pin Chuan Lan
This restaurant located in Dai an Area with a special style of furniture, harmoniously combining both modern and traditional style. The highlight of the restaurant is a diverse menu with different kind of noodles and all dishes have clear broth. A part from noodles, Pin Chuan Lan also serves traditional Taiwanese dishes, to name a few: pork pancakes and green pepper. Special dish: American beef shoulder noodles, not at cheap price, around 458 TWD but after finishing this bowl of noodles, you will not be able to eat anything more.
This restaurant also has a branch in the Songshan Airport, Taipei. Opening hours: 8:00 – 20:00
Address: Pin Chuan Lan restaurant, no.10, Lane 11, Alley 216, Area 4, Zhong Xiao East road, Taipei
Opening hours: 11:00 – 21:30
Best beef noodle soup Taipei: W Taipei
W Taipei Beef noodles is extremely well-known in Taiwan, since the event that 600 noodle bowls were served at the wedding of star couple Chen “Blackie” Chienchou and Christine Dan at this hotel in 2011. After this event, W Taipei noodles has become a very popular room-served dish at W Taipei hotel, and was the highlight of Woo Bar’s menu on the 10th floor of the hotel, the place where Taiwan showbiz and stars gathering. The best dish: Niou Rou mian (563 TWD). This bowl of noodles has thick but tender slices of beef, vegetables and chewy noodles, submerged in a bright spicy red broth.
Address: W Taipei Hotel, no.10, area 5, Zhongxiao East road, Xinvi district, Taipei.
Opening hours: 24/7
Best beef noodle in Taipei: Mien Mien Chu Tao noodles restaurant
Beef noodles with spicy and clear broth and added tomato slides is the typical dish served in 2 restaurants of Mien Chu Tao. It is not similar to the normal broth at other beef noodles restaurants in Taipei, Mien Mien noodles with Sichuan style has a broth made from spicy beef bone. Exactly how we call it, the broth of this dish is rich in stewed bones, hot spicy and added spicy Sichuan pepper. The best dish: Sichuan noodles with beef and clam (138 TWD). You can upsize the bowl when pay extra 20 TWD.
Opening hours: 11:00 – 21:00
Address: Mien Chu Tao Tasty Noodles House restaurant, 1/F, 1-162 Fuhua street, Area 1, Shilin district, Taipei.
Taiwan Yi Pin
Located on one of the busiest food street of Taipei, this restaurant has many times appeared on the Beef Noodles Festival of Taipei. Yi Pin is well-known for broth made from beef and soybeans, a mix between Japanese and traditional Chinese noodles. The noodles are cut out from a large dough before cooking. The best dish: Tomato beef noodles (150 TWD) includes half stewed tomato, diced tender beef, all together with the ramen-style broth and Taipei’s best chewy noodles.
Opening hours: Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 14:30, 17:00 – 22:00 / Sat – Sun: 11:00 – 22:00
Address: Taiwan Yi Pin Ramen and sliced noodles Restaurant, 10-6 Yongkang street, Da’an District, Taipei.
Best beef noodle soup Taipei: Silks Palace
After exploring thousand-years of Chinese art culture at the New Palace Museum, we recommend you to drop by Silks Palace restaurant located right next to the museum and try the noodles here. Silks Palace is a restaurant that won a creative award at the Beef Noodles Festival in 2012.
The best dish at this restaurant is “Two flavor Noodles” (467 TWD/ bowl). It combines two different kinds of broth in it which are spicy broth and clear broth. The noodles is served in a Yin-yang bowl.
Opening hours: 11:30 – 16:30, 17:30 – 21:30
Address: Silks Palace restaurant, no. 221, Area 2, Zhishan road, Shillin District, Taipei, Taiwan.
C.E.O. Beef Noodles near MRT Xinyi Anhe station
We have a chance to experience another kind of beef noodles in Taipei which is the C.E.O Beef Noodles restaurant near MRT Xinyi Anhe station. The reason why we chose this restaurant is because apart from beef noodles, it also serves the traditional Taiwanese pork rice, and serveral kinds of different beef noodles such as 5-Treasures Beef Noodles, Regent President Beef Noodles,…
The flavor of this beef noodles is definitely distinguished from Yongkang Beef Noodles, the broth is not as rich, but there are many unique side dishes, increasing the flavor. In the noodle bowl, there is a half-hearted peach egg, served with vegetables, so it helps to balance those who are familiar with vegetables at the main meal. Especially, when you enter the table, you will be served vinegar wine which tastes a little bit sour like the smell of fermented apple juice. Drinking vinegar wine will increase the acidity in the intestines which causes scrapping. This increases the taste of the beef noodles ^^
As we said above, in addition to enjoying beef noodles, here you can also enjoy pork rice which is quite tasty with the special part. Remember to order the specials on Klook. 2 people for 1 serve is enough, do not buy 2 portions, you cannot finish them all ^^
Opening hours: 11:30 – 14:30, 17:30 – 21:00
Address: no. 106, Alley 53, Lane 63, Section 2, Dunhua South Road, Da’an District, Taipei city, Taiwan
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