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Chikan Peddler's Noodle

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No.118, Section 2 Minzu Road, Tainan, Taiwan
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+886 6 220 5336
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Tel Aviv District, Israel
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441 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We let our guide order for us as the names really didn't mean anything to us. We got a table full of different dishes and most were very good. The traditional noodles in a broth were excellent, so were the pickles, sausage pork with bamboo shoots . I liked very much the green vegetables, and the radish in tofu and... More 

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Thank Amnon F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very tasty food, friendly and fast service, English menu with food showcase. Long story short: I really enjoyed my dinner.

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Montreal, Canada
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Not notable at all, I don't know why this has so many recommendations because the food was completely forgettable. The staff was also kind of unpleasant, pushy when ordering but icy when leaving. Wasn't even cheap (by Taiwan/Tainan standards), the extra cost looks like it goes towards trying to be fancy.

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Thank divinecomedy1320
Paris, France
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice little restaurant with lots of small dishes of traditional food to choose from, all delicious and cheap (from 30 to 80NTD each). Service is nice and fast, and speak good English (menu translated into English). Definitely recommended

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Thank SB_French1986
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Cheap, traditional, good atmosphere. Staff is friendly and polite. Set menu is great. Owner speaks English well.

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Thank Mor D
Taipei, Taiwan
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

This place has a great atmosphere, you can watch the noodles being made, its very cheap and the building is over 100 years old, recommend the peddlers noodles and the oyster omelette

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Thank yoginidee
Brighton
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

A great place in a really old shop/house with good food and very friendly and efficient staff. It struggled to find this but it is about 100 yards from the temple.

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Thank thetravelleraaa
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

I was told the building that houses the restaurant used to be a school, and it is certainly a very charming place. We ordered a set selection of local dishes. Most were delicious, and all were interesting. Service was friendly and efficient.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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440 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 306 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant is a one stop shop for all of the local Tainan dishes such as peddlers noodles and coffin bread. However the food is not quite as good for dishes sucks as peddlers noodles as some of the other restaurants in Tainan.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

First, the Trip Advisor listing has the wrong address; it is Number 180, not Number 118. The decor is traditional (as illustrated in some of the other reviewer's photos) and the food is traditional -- most of these dishes are not found in Taipei or Shanghai (I have lived in both places). The menu is trilingual (Chinese, Japanese, English). The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.118, Section 2 Minzu Road, Tainan, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Tainan
  • Phone Number: +886 6 220 5336

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?