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Taipei 101

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121 E Chatham St, Ste A, Cary, NC 27511-3343
+1 919-388-5885
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 09:30
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Cary, North Carolina
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242 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Your first indication about how authentic it is should be the fact that almost everyone eating in here is Asian! Everything we have had was great, even the simple lo mein dishes. The place stays very busy either expect a wait but it is worth it!

Thank Bocain
Singapore, Singapore
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157 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not all dishes are great here - but by far this is one of the more authentic Chinese cuisine restaurant that you can find in RTP. They do have several winning dishes - the crispy lamb ribs is my favourite. The seasons beans dish is nice but not great. Service here seems rather good - the service staff do smile... More 

Thank Richard T
Cary, North Carolina
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95 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since this was our 1st visit, we tried three favorites. Peking duck, Gen Tso chicken & green beans. We had the beans spiced up and they were the star. G Tso was OK but I missed pineapple and the sauce was sparse. Lots of garlic which I liked. Probably won't order again. The duck was tasty but I missed the... More 

Thank Tom H
Midlothian, Virginia
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, this is really high quality authentic food. But will you really like it? I did like it for the experience. Seems that every table was filled , but 90 percent seemed to have Chinese ancestry. The prices are too high for me, given that it offers an authentic experience rather than food "to die for". Favorite dish is double... More 

Thank SupperLenny
North Carolina
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This restaurant is the most authentic Chinese food we have found in the Triangle. The restaurant has been filled with native Chinese locals every time we've been there. It isn't a huge space and certainly isn't fancy or particularly full of ambiance, but it has become a favorite of ours. They have a very small selection of dim sum, and... More 

Thank leighcecilia
Swansboro, North Carolina
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This restaurant has mastered the cooking and the addition of spices to the dishes to those I can recollect of the dishes in China . Would highly recommend this restaurant vegetarian or otherwise especially if you like spicy and traditional foods

Thank KrystalCoast
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Crowded, with many Chinese diners, very pleasant and attentive wait staff rushing around. Many choices on the menu. The food was terrific, the portions ample, the prices reasonable. The noise level was pretty high with lots of people enjoying dinner and it seemed they were all talking at once.

Thank Hank8Raleigh
Raleigh, North Carolina
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915 reviews
439 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

We came back here before taking in a movie across the street at the small city-owned Cary Theater. This restaurant is a favorite of the local Chinese community. They have a new menu that does not have all the dishes they can offer. For example, we did not see hot and sour soup on it, but when we asked, they... More 

Thank John M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I come here regularly with my wife or with our chinese visitors and have never been disappointed. The food is great. I like the spicy ones, like cumin lamb (with szechuan peppers), beef hot pot stew, garlic green beans, woosie pork and lots more. This is not your typical american chinese restaurant. They have "real" chinese menu which can be... More 

Thank 68Chevel
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Wait staff was very attentive. The menu is extensive with many choices that would not be on the menu at a typical Chinese restaurant, the orange chicken was really tasty and had the right amount of heat. Can't wait to go back to try other things.

Thank russ r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 E Chatham St, Ste A, Cary, NC 27511-3343
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cary
  • Phone Number: +1 919-388-5885

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