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315 Marrett Rd, Lexington, MA 02421-7008
+1 781-862-6198
10:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 21:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Love, love, love this place. We had several excellent eat-in and take-out experiences. I love their beef noodle soup, which is really warming during cold Boston days. It contains all sort of tendons and meats and is slightly spicy. we also had the flounder in black bean sauce which is great, plus the standard fair you get from take-out places.... More 

Thank Taosmeister
Boston, Massachusetts
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

When I come here, I am often the only non-Asian person in the restaurant, and I love that! It means that the food is THAT good, and it is. The menu is extensive, and filled with items not normally seen in a Chinese restaurant, and that is due to the fact that the focus is on Taiwanese cuisine. We have... More 

Thank MuddyGurl
White Plains, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Great customer service and wonderful Taiwanese food. Pleasant greeting by the Madam is so Nice to hear, unlike your typical American Chinese take out place in New York. Will order to go again or have it delivered to the hotel next time.

Thank Yasuo M
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205 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Got some takeout. Beef Ho fun and soft tofu vegetables. Portion sizes are good and the Ho fun was done well but the tofu vegetables were almost slushy. maybe it was sitting in the box for 20 minutes on the drive but even taste wise it was just ok. Prices are decent. Maybe we need to order something else next... More 

Thank Wrx8
Lexington, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This restaurant has a counter and a few tables, but I don't think it's licensed to eat in. We use it about once a month to bring consistently good food home. Last night I ordered the hot and sour soup, pad thai and eggplant with basil. All of it was absolutely excellent. The only thing you need to know is... More 

Thank Janet P
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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1,338 reviews
842 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 339 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

A very interesting place. Sign inside asks you to take your food home because the town discourages in restaurant eaten although they have three tables and a counter with chairs. I noticed they don't have a restroom other than one all the way in back through the kitchen. Maybe that's why the place is mainly a "to go" restaurant. The... More 

Thank Frank d
Lexington, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Food is excellent and authentic, staff are lovely. Some unique choices. Mainly take-out, although they have a couple of tables.

Thank Judymbox
Elk Grove
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176 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

I first heard about this place on Trip Advisor, and gave it a go. All the reviews are spot on. Really great tasting food and huge portions. If you are ordering for yourself, one item should be plenty.

Thank Robert M
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2015

I first heard of Formosa Taipei after my long time regular Chinese restaurant closed. Formosa Taipei quickly became my new "go to" choice for Chinese take out. The prices are reasonable and the items I have tried have been consistently delicious. There is no decor, but parking is available and the service is good.

Thank Moonriser
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131 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

Wow! Expecting a hole-in-the wall with the usual greasy chinese-american food. What a pleasant surprise. Authentic ingredients and taste, hard to find better even in Boston's chinatown. Pork dumplings (pot stickers) were excellent and clearly home made, with actual ground pork. Hot and sour soup was subtle, not particularly hot, as would be expected for a Taiwanese version. It did... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Chinese, Asian, Taiwanese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Marrett Rd, Lexington, MA 02421-7008
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-862-6198

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