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Tao Yuan Restaurant

508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“chilli crab” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
“abalone” (2 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for the most typical and enjoyable chinese seafood in Manila, it is hard to look past Tao Yuan. The chilli crab gravy is an impeccable combination of spiciness, sweetness and saltiness, and complementing perfectly with man tou. Absolutely tantalizing! The bak...More

Thank SK T
Reviewed 16 June 2017

wanted to try it. staff was looking very bored and had very little enthusiasm on their face contributing also to a rather unsatisfactory comment. food as usual came to quick but i certainly rate the quality eg taste just being satisfactory. i have eaten much...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I wanted to try this restaurant given how long it has been around in the Pasay area. The food is ok; but the place is incredibly old and needs an upgrade. The place also had a distinct old smell -- probably from all the seafood...More

Thank ProfRUM
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is one of the best restaurants that I have ever had a meal in, really great food and great staff also. I would urge everyone to try this place if they are looking for a good meal near Malate. Really looking forward to the...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

What more can you expect from a restaurant? We went to island hopping in remote areas of the Philippines. So coming back to Manila and eat tasty Taiwanese food was a real treat. We went twice in a week. Seafood seems speciality of this restaurant(...More

Thank globetrottingloner
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Went there with my wife for dim sum as we were staying at a nearby major world-class hotel. The food and service did not disappoint...and price was quite reasonable. Even had some items that are no longer available at North American dim sum houses. Would...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Garlic & Shrimp spring roll is heaven 👌 Yangchow rice is also perfect with the steemed shrimp ,fried chicken and the best garlic and pepper spare ribs :) Dimsums will definitely complete your awesome meal :) Price are reasonable and food are perfect at all...More

1  Thank Yvhie L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The restaurant looks a bit strange from the outside but once you come inside it is ok. Plenty of staff and not long waiting time. Plenty of good food.

Thank swedeniloilo
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We can hardly believe it,,, after enjoying Tao last year,, this year was a Bust! The food never showed up! not very busy,, and few tables filled,, ,the head waiter was just wandering around,, the waiters had no direction,, and the people did NOT get...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

My local German friend recommended me this Seafood restaurant. One soup of the day, one vegetable one steam fish with rice and mango dessert. Fish Very fresh! Pork rib soup excellent! They had abalone and clams , all alive as well but I did not...More

1  Thank SouthSea1991
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Luzon  >  Metro Manila  >  Manila
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