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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 good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chilli crab” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
Closes in 20 min
11:00 am - 2:30 pm Hours
Chinese, Asian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
508-512 General Malvar St, Corner A, Mabini St. | Malate, Manila, Luzon, Philippines
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I know it is a Chinese restaurant but I just feel strange about this place. Food is ok and staff is very friendly and helpful. All other Chinese restaurant I went have a little bit of Filipino in them but not this one. The menu...More

Thank mousehunt
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Found this restaurant on tripadviser and yelp, because of good reviews. When i went there, i saw they had shark finn soup on there menu :( I immediately left! It's disgusting that restaurants still serve it! DONT go there and DONT support shark fin soup!

Thank Mads S
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

It was a post-Birthday celebration with family during lunch and the place was almost empty with only few tables taken. Service was friendly and efficient. The food was delicious and tasty. Towards the end of our meal, diners started arriving and the place got crowded....More

Thank Edgar I
Reviewed 25 October 2017

10/22/2017, i went to tao yuan for their 1/2 hainanese chicken for 650.00 on their menu & on their website. i was billed 750.00 for the same chicken & asked lida cheng(manager) why? she said price increase & accused me of ripping the new price...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I had the chance to first dine here back in November 2016 when my parents and I decided to patch things ups after months of separation. I would say it was pretty memorable as the food gave us good comfort and cheer that we ended...More

Thank Jessie M
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
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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 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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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