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Golden Formosa 金蓬萊遵古台菜餐廳 is a Michelin rated Taiwanese restaurant. Unlike Din Tai Fung, Golden Formosa 金蓬萊遵古台菜餐廳 specializes in more common Taiwanese food like fried dishes, vegetables and noodles.
The fried pork ribs here are amazing. After one bite, I felt like it was one of the best things I’ve ever eaten. It was crispy, juicy, sweet and a little spicy. It was a symphony of flavors that you must experience if you want to try the best Taipei food.
Golden Formosa is one of the fancier restaurants reviewed on the TaiwanEater site. We typically don’t go to super expensive places and luckily Golden Formosa fits into the budget of restaurants that cost less than $30USD per person.
The whole experience from ambiance, utensils, food was of the highest quality.
Service is fast and friendly at Golden Formosa 金蓬萊遵古台菜餐廳. The overall vibe is a higher-end restaurant but in the same price range as Din Tai Fung.
There isn’t much value at Golden Formosa. It’s pretty pricey. It’s NT$250 just for 3 of the crispy pork spareribs which can add up quick! It’s definitely a delicious treat that you should try once when in Taiwan.
It’s food, but you’re not going to enjoy it
Didn’t meet minimum meal expectations
Satisfying and an adequate meal.
So good you’ll eat here again!
You will remember this meal for the rest of your life!
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Each rating TAIWANEATER rating is comprised of Quality, Service and Value (in order of the rating’s most important points).
QUALITY: The [Quality] is based on how good the food tastes and the presentation.
SERVICE: The [Service] is based on the dining experience. This includes the ambiance of the restaurant and how the interactions with the staff.
VALUE: The [Value] is based on both the Quality and Service in relation to the price. Ratings for food with a low price are a little more generous than food with a high price.
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