The 5 Best Taiwanese Restaurants in Singapore

  • The 5 Best Taiwanese Restaurants in Singapore Image: Shin Yeh Restaurant

Although Taiwanese cuisine is influenced from mid to southern provinces of China, it still has its own flavours. Native Taiwanese dishes are prepared by using common ingredients like pork, beef, chicken, seafood, rice and noodles and numerous seasonings such as soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine, fermented black beans and chilli peppers. Popular Taiwanese dishes are oyster omelette, oyster vermicelli, minced pork rice, braised pork rice, beef noodles and bubble teas.

Having Taiwanese food is like tasting new flavours yet close to yummy home-cook food. Singaporeans mostly choose Taiwanese cuisine for a family meal or friend reunions.

Despite limited number of Taiwanese restaurants in Singapore, you can still find places to have this cuisine at its best flavours. The below list introduces 5 best eating spots serving delicious Taiwanese food.

1. Din Tai Fung Restaurant @ Marina Bay Sands

  • Din Tai Fung Restaurant @ Marina Bay Sands Image: Din Tai Fung


  • Outstanding dumplings: Steamed pork dumpling, also known as Xiao Long Bao, is the main draw of Din Tai Fung. No doubt diners come to this Taiwanese style restaurant for its delicious dumplings and the restaurant is always successful in keeping dumplings lovers inspired with the freshness and harmony in each little art piece. There are several types of dumplings to choose from, each of them has its own tasteful flavors to make people unforgettable.
  • Prime location: The restaurant is located at Marina Bay Sands, a shopping and entertainment paradise in Singapore. It is a convenient and recommended place for both shoppers and hotel guests to have a yummy meal while patronizing MBS.
  • Best value dining experience: Although everything in Marina Bay Sands has high price tag,  the pricing at Din Tai Fung here is similar to other branches. It means that the dining experience you get at the restaurant is worth more than what you pay for.

2. Shin Yeh Restaurant

  • Shin Yeh Restaurant Image: Shin Yeh Restaurant


  • Excellent food: Food is definitely a main highlight of Shin Yeh. All the delicious and tasteful dishes are well prepared by its skillful chefs using freshest ingredients and authentic Taiwanese recipes. New dishes are periodically introduced to enable the restaurant’s loyal patrons to have more and more flavors from Taiwan.

3. Oasis Taiwan Porridge

  • Oasis Taiwan Porridge Image: Oasis Taiwan Porridge


  • Tasteful Food: Despite the name is Oasis Taiwan Porridge, the restaurant serves not only porridge but also a wide selection of Taiwanese dishes including meat, seafood, vegetables, rice and noodles. The food is delicious and well prepared using recipes that suit locals taste best. Having a meal at Oasis is like enjoying yummy traditional home-cook food. While preserving their signature dishes, the restaurant has also created interesting new dishes to cater to their loyal diners needs of new flavors.

4. 8 Degrees Taiwanese Bistro @ Joo Chiat

  • 8 Degrees Taiwanese Bistro @ Joo Chiat Image: 8 Degrees Taiwanese Bistro


  • Authentic Taiwanese food: 8 Degrees serves a wide variety of typical Taiwanese food. There are some popular Taiwanese dishes that could not be found anywhere in Singapore, except 8 Degrees. It is a place where authentic Taiwanese dishes and beers are offered at reasonable prices.

5. Lai Lai Casual Dining at Jurong Point

  • Lai Lai Casual Dining at Jurong Point Image: Lai Lai Casual Dining


  • Signature Beef Noodles: Beef Noodles is the main draw of Lai Lai Casual Dining. The right combination of fragrant soup, smooth and tender meat, flavorful spices and thick udon noodles makes it a delicious and tasteful dish.

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