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Taxiboat

9.3/10
96 reviews

Average price $45

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $45 Special request
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Golden crispy chicken
$19.8

A stir fry of golden crispy chicken with creamy butter sauce and herbs

Thai green curry chicken (G) (V)
$19.8

Chicken breast, grilled eggplant, mushroom, coconut cream, basil & mint. Prawns extra.

Thai basil king prawn
$24.8

King Prawns cooked in Thai basil, lemongrass, chili & palm sugar. Price

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Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.3/10
based on 96 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :9.4/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :9.1/10
  1. SCOTT W.
    SCOTT W.
    • one review
    10/10

    What a great restaurant. The service, food and atmosphere was amazing. This is now my favourite local restaurant. Thank you

    Taxiboat

    So glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner here, Treesha! Thanks for checking us out and taking the time to share. See you again sorry on.

  2. Steven K.
    Steven K.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Great food and Service. Well done.

    Taxiboat

    So glad to hear you enjoyed your dinner here, Steven! Thanks for checking us out and taking the time to share. Hope to see you again.

  3. Brian G.
    Brian G.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great Food and wonderful attentive and pleasant crew. Highly recommend!

  4. Lee C.
    Lee C.
    • 6 reviews
    10/10

    Food was excellent. Great sized meals. Service was very friendly and attentive. We definitely be back. Really lovely setting for a group dinner. Thank you

  5. Amanda C.
    Amanda C.
    • one review
    10/10

    My friend and I went there for a catch up on the recommendation from another friend. This is a licenced Asian inspired eatery with lots of options for both meat eaters and vegetarians, it is reasonably priced and IT IS DELICIOUS!! The staff were friendly, helpful and attentive and it felt like they could not do enough for us. We stayed until they were closing, but we didn't feel hurried out and they offered us the choice of a glass container (about $5) or a plastic container ($1) to take the leftover food. The glass container you can bring back to use if you are getting take away. I cannot rate this place highly enough.

  6. Filicia L.
    Filicia L.
    • 32 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent dishes! Will be back for sure

  7. Rita R.
    Rita R.
    • one review
    10/10

    We dined at Taxiboat and it was amazing. The ambiance and energy was relaxing and cosy. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was delicious. The green curry was hearty and full of flavour.

  8. Matthew B.
    Matthew B.
    • one review
    5.5/10

    The food was ok, the venue was quite loud and just had constant noise. We never received our 30% discount from fork either. Overall it was a little disappointing

  9. Irene A.
    Irene A.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Such a wonderful experience. Friendly staff, thoughtful service, tasty food in a pleasing ambience. A gem of a find. Definitely will revisit.

  10. 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.

  11. 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!

  12. 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.

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

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

  14. Frank K.
    Frank K.
    • 17 reviews
    10/10

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

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

    Wonderful food, so tasty and very generous serves.

  16. 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 :-)

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

    Food was delicious. Service friendly Ambience lovely Thanks

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

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How to get to the restaurant

94 High Street, 3070, Northcote (VIC), 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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