Factory - New Real American Restaurant in Tainan

That’s American food to me more than anything.
But hey if you want to argue about who invented junk food be my guest.

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I thought it was pretty well known that pizzas and macaroni were Italian food :wink:

Hey hey hey. I love a good Pepperoni or Haiwaiian pizza as much as the next person. But we dont call those Italian. Same with things like Kraft Dinner. That ain’t Italian.

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Fair enough, bro.

The tomahawk steak looks great value. You’d pay 1000 for that in a supermarket. You’d be looking at close to 4k in a restaurant in Taipei.

The food is fantastic. Specially developed by chef. Really nice.

And check out the Bloody Mary.


Kraft Dinner and Hawaiian pizza. Canadian much? :wink:

Well…yeah. That’s one of my countries.

I’m wholeheartedly vouching for this place, as a former chef, to anyone who craves real food and real ingredients. The brunch is authentic as it gets, and the amount of detail Chris (the chef) has put in into the menu is jaw-dropping for this price range.

The food, though advertised as American, isn’t the typical burgers and fries. He serves much more contemporary American dishes that make this restaurant just so rare.

Awesome. I’ll be near Tainan Chinese New Year. I’ll have to check this out.

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I agree. I’ve only had one meal there and the food was off-the-charts good

A recommendation in the ‘Tainan Breakfast’ thread mentioned a place called Factory, this led me to look it up. The pictures on Google maps looked good, so we went there for dinner tonight.

I can’t say enough good things about this place.
Nice ambiance, spotlessly clean with an an open kitchen, the service staff speak good English, the food is high quality, large portions and excellent value for money.

The owner/chef took the time to come out and introduce him self. It’s clear to see that he’s put his all into this, and really cares about what he’s doing.

This is my new favorite place in Tainan, no question I’ll be back soon.

If you live in Tainan or are passing through and want a decent western meal, do yourself a favor and check this place out.


What did you have? What are they good at?


Brunch is on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 2pm or something. He serves legit breakfast items such as pancakes, french toast, omelets , steak and eggs…Bloody Mary and AYCD mimosas as well.

Lately I’m there once a week to work and help out as I’m trying to build my own restaurant. Chris is true restaurantuer and has amazing experience under his belt. He doesn’t come on to the internet forums as much, though he mentioned that he should.

His place is now jumping. It’s pretty busy almost every day, so I suggest you make a reservation. He serves super legit homemade burgers(house baked buns, beef patties all freshly grounded) handmade pastas, legit tacos, big azz tomahawk steaks, roasted pig face, lamb legs…I can’t say enough how legit and honest his menu is.

Definitely one of the best place to get some grubs.

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I had the cheese burger, my wife had the steak with omelet, my kid had the child’s meal cheese burger. We shared brownies for dessert.

As Akisan said, all made in house even the buns.

Next time I’m getting the tomahawk steak, need to order 2 days in advance for that though.

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Had an awesome dinner there about a month ago…would definitely return and glad to hear they are doing well.

great place!!!

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I’m sad to report that they weren’t open at brunch today, and it’s not clear if they’re open at all anymore. Pity, I was really looking forward to American brunch and especially the Bloody Mary, and arrived to see the place dark and empty on Sunday at 1ish.

I had been wanting to check this place out since reading about it on another thread here a year or so ago. (Even back then Google Maps said they were only open evenings, but someone in the thread insisted they do brunch.)

Long holiday weekend. Maybe they are doing so well that they took some time off… hopefully.