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Tai Pan

Chinese Restaurant$$$$
University South, Palo Alto
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8.2/10
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  • Ranked #2 for Chinese restaurants in Palo Alto
  • Jessica C.
    "Gai lan, Peking duck, fried rice, ribs... all delicious."(5 Tips)
    Josh R.
    "Really good dim sum! Try the shrimp balls."(7 Tips)
    Mike W.
    "har gow shrimp dumplings"(3 Tips)
    Alice F.
    "Nice but very expensive dimsum."(3 Tips)
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  • Katie T.
    Katie TSeptember 19
    This for $10 dollars??? Oh no. I believe they charge a whole roast duck for $18.
  • Jiexi C.
    Jiexi CaoOctober 6, 2015
    Really yummy foiled wrapped chicken
  • Olga S.
    Olga SteidlAugust 23, 2015
    Dim sum is the best. Menu cane be confusing, so pick randomly. Everything is delicious
  • Larry C.
    Larry ChenAugust 18, 2015
    The most expensive Chinese food around.
  • Alice F.
    Alice FangJuly 3, 2015
    Nice but very expensive dimsum.
  • Angela W.
    Angela WenApril 29, 2015
    Fancy but delicious dim sum
  • Marissa C.
    Marissa CuiNovember 23, 2014
    Durian rolls!
  • Mike W.
    Mike WinstonSeptember 11, 2014
    Looking for solid Chinese food or Dim Sum in Palo Alto? Tai Pan has great peking duck, har gow shrimp dumplings, and the salt & pepper sea bass was delicious. Read about it on WinstonWanders below!! Read more
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Josh R.
    Josh RockMay 7, 2014
    Really good dim sum! Try the shrimp balls.
  • Jen P.
    Jen Park ChanNovember 24, 2013
    The glorious rice puff is a MUST!
  • Gina
    GinaNovember 22, 2013
    Half off bar menu during HH!
  • eileen b.
    eileen bNovember 1, 2013
    Great pork buns and Peking duck. Go for two orders ... Per person ;)
  • Laura B.
    Laura BergerolSeptember 26, 2013
    Just delicious! Peking Duck was fabulous, spicy string beans rocked, and the shrimp dumplings were amazing. Mushroom dumplings not my fave, that's ok.
  • Herbert Y.
    Herbert YangMay 27, 2013
    The best Chinese restaurant in Palo Alto area... always reliable for business occasions or VIP dinners with its first-class professional service.
  • Gina
    GinaMay 26, 2013
    Peking duck. Like this place better than their sister restaurant Steam.
  • Angela C.
    Angela ChouMay 26, 2013
    Overpriced
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica ChanJuly 14, 2012
    Amazing (but expensive) Chinese food. Gai lan, Peking duck, fried rice, ribs... all delicious.
  • David
    DavidMay 22, 2012
    The dim sum is amazing. As good as what I can get in Malaysia.
  • Liz B.
    Liz BugarinMay 13, 2012
    Dim sum every day from 11-3
  • Babur O.
    Babur OzdenJanuary 8, 2012
    One of the Best Asian food in Bay Area
  • Matt H.
    Matt HerrmannJune 20, 2011
    Try the salt and pepper calamari! Read more
  • Julian R.
    Julian RichardsonJune 19, 2011
    Steamed egg custard buns. Yum!
  • Aki K.
    Aki KotoMarch 21, 2011
    Spinach dumplings, shrimp dumpling, vegi fried rice, mango pudding were awesome at dinner
  • Aki K.
    Aki KotoMarch 21, 2011
    Very calm and great atmosphere for dating at night. All dishes are amazing!
  • Nancy S.
    Nancy ShyyJuly 18, 2010
    Everything is delicious!!!
  • Stefania P.
    Stefania PomponiJanuary 9, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Love the pea shoots, shanghai crab two ways, jade basil chicken.
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