What

What

Where

Where

Asian

Taxiboat

Average price $45
8.9/10
79 reviews

-30% off the "à la carte" menu!

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Restaurant menu

Average price $45 Special request

The chef recommends...

Mee goreng (G) (V)
$16.8

A hawker classic. Fried noodle with beef strips, king prawns, tofu and greens

Pad Thai (G) (V)
$17.8

The famous Thai dish. Rice noodles wok fried with chicken, garlic, chives and egg. Prawns extra.

Taxiboat special fried rice (G) (V)
$16.8

Served with king prawns, BBQ pork and snow peas

Set menu for groups of 12+ $38/$48pp
$48

TheFork offers

-30% -30% off the "à la carte" menu!

Preset menus and drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Preset menus and drinks not included.

Available on the booked timeslot.

MENU Set menu for groups of 12+ $38/$48pp 48AUD

Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous
8.9/10
based on 79 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :8.9/10
Setting :8.6/10
  1. Soo N.
    Soo N.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Taxiboat has terrific food, lovely staff and a good atmosphere. We thoroughly enjoyed our meal (Pad Thai & rockling) and would be happy to come again.

  2. Chloe W.
    Chloe W.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    We were welcomed and served by warm and friendly staff. Great variety on both the wine and food menus. The atmosphere is lovely, where the restaurant isn’t loud and the decor is just beautiful. The food was amazing. Myself and my accompanying diners thoroughly enjoyed all of our choices from the entrees of spring rolls and pork buns to our mains that consisted of Kung pao chicken, Mongolian beef, and calamari. Couldn’t fault anything. Would come back in a heartbeat!

  3. Felicia D.
    Felicia D.
    • 3 reviews
    9/10

    Delicious! Everything we had was delish, fresh, & full of flavour. Some of your usual asian dishes, curries etc but some we’d never had before like sake rockling was amazing! First time here but def not last, loved it.

  4. Andrew H.
    Andrew H.
    • 7 reviews
    8.5/10

    Perfect spot for pre movie dinner. Great food and the tight price.

  5. Frank K.
    Frank K.
    • 9 reviews
    10/10

    The food was delicious and reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and attentive.

  6. Sharon F.
    Sharon F.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Wonderful food, so tasty and very generous serves.

  7. A A.
    A A.
    • 283 reviews
    9/10

    Yum! Excellent! This was my first time to Taxi Boat and it will not be my last! The food was sensational, lovely wine and excellent service. Can't wait to go back soon and try lots of other things on the menu. Just wish they were BYO, that would be perfect :-)

  8. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews
    7.5/10

    Food was delicious. Service friendly Ambience lovely Thanks

  9. A A.
    A A.
    • 257 reviews
    8.75/10

    Beautiful food

    Taxiboat

    Thank you for review. I will pass it on to our team. See you again soon.

  10. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews
    9/10

    Great atmosphere in a nicely fitted out interior, busy and lively on a Tuesday night. Fast service from warm attentive staff. Well executed Asian classics that used lots of fresh herbs and veggies and full of complex flavours. Excellent price point absolutely loved it. All your favourite Asian dishes will be found here.

  11. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews
    9.25/10

    My booking through the fork never came through to the restaurant,so when we arrived they were fully booked and no table available in the main dining area. I had booked this over a week ago, got the confirmation and even spoke to the owner. My purpose to visit this place was to check it out as a possible venue for my birthday dinner in a few months. The food was beautiful, but the place a little bit dirty, squashy and then we got placed in the private area upstairs (you walk up a flight of stairs that are very narrow and dangerous). Understandably we got this room because thats all that was available, but it was dirty, cold, and lacked atmosphere. Thus I will not be using this place for my birthday dinner. AND IT IS NOT BYO........we got charged $10 per bottle because we had already opened it. I found this bad form, considering we didn't have a table when we arrived and we got a room that was not nice at all.

    Taxiboat

    Thank you for your positive review on food and service. Recently we had our annual health inspection carried by the Darebin City Council and we were pleased to receive an outstanding health report for the restaurant. Thank you for your feedback regarding our function room upstairs. Yes the stairs were a little steep. We have taken a action plan to address your concerns. We had a mixup with your reservation and we apologise for error.

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 249 reviews
    7.5/10

    The service can be a bit hit and miss at Taxiboat but the food is always great. It's a really nice atmosphere in the restaurant aside from the rather bright lighting in the front part of the restaurant. Great place to dine before seeing a movie at the Westgarth.

    Taxiboat

    Service is very important for a restaurant as this defines a restaurant. It was a very busy weekend (no excuses) and training a new team is alway challenging. We have a new menu board in the front, we will turn the the brightness down today. Thank you for your feedback, I will pass your review to the team.

  13. Kunal M.
    Kunal M.
    • 9 reviews
    7/10

    My second visit to this place, good food... service can be a bit better.....but on expensive side for portions served... chicken green curry lacked chicken and was overpowered by too much eggplant...

  14. Kylie U.
    Kylie U.
    • 3 reviews
    8.75/10

    Meals very enjoyable.

    Taxiboat

    Thank you Kylie for your review, I will pass it on to the team. See you again soon.

  15. Reem A.
    Reem A.
    • 21 reviews
    8.25/10

    Chicken green curry was my favourite dish, hearty, perfect for this weather.

    Taxiboat

    Thank you Rheem, I will pass on your review to the team.

  16. Mark f.
    Mark f.
    • one review
    8/10

    Enjoyable dinner with pleasant atmosphere. Would be happy to go back.

  17. Grace B.
    Grace B.
    • one review
    10/10

    The staff were lovely, so friendly and genuine. The food was beautiful, we loved the atmosphere and will definitely be coming back.

    Taxiboat

    Thank you Grace, I will pass on your review to our team. See you again.

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 267 reviews
    8.75/10

    Great food and lovely staff

    Taxiboat

    Thank you for enjoying your dining experience in Taxiboat. We look forward to seeing you again.

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 300 reviews
    7.25/10

    only save $1 by selecting the special deals on Tuesday or Wednesday nights, so not really a great deal.

  20. Annie O.
    Annie O.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Green curry was the best. Great atmosphere, great for pre movie eats

    Taxiboat

    Thank you Annie. Our green curry is one of our top favourites. I will pass on your great review to the team.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

94 High Street, 3070, Northcote, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne North East, Northcote

About the restaurant

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A cheerful and friendly face welcomes you into a cosy and dim dining room upon arrival at Taxiboat. Crisp white tablecloths drape over wooden tables creating an elegant fine dining space.

Combining the freshest produce, the chefs at this Northcote venue create exciting and tasty Asian dishes ranging from Thai red duck curry to mee goreng. Good luck deciding what to order - of course the waitstaff are more than happy to offer suggestions.

Best dish: Chicken wonton noodle soup with BBQ pork

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