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Taiwan Cafe

34 Oxford St. (Beach St.) Send to Phone
617-426-8181
Discover true Taiwanese cuisine deep in the heart of Chinatown.


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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late
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Taiwan Cafe, Boston, MA


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Taiwan Cafe Restaurant Review

: Boston's Chinatown may not be big, but it can still be daunting. Fruit stalls spill onto the sidewalk, neon makes a night stroll dizzying, and parking is difficult. Restaurants are everywhere --- yet somehow in hiding, away from street-level or behind opaque windows. Taiwan Café is no exception, but it's worth seeking out. The bustling second-story joint boasts an enormous menu that does Taiwanese cuisine proud in its focus on fresh seafood, simple preparations and southern Chinese seasoning. Whole fish dishes stand out, so bring a big, adventurous group and dig in; but be sure to order plenty of the biggest crowd faves --- richly savory julienned beef with longhorn peppers and aromatic braised eggplant with basil --- on the side. Less adventurous diners will also find the classic Chinatown staples (spring rolls and so forth).





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