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Ultimate Eating Guide in Taipei

Taipei is a heaven for people who love food and experience nightlife, there is so much delicious food around the clock. We are going to give you some suggestions, so you don’t miss out on the amazing food when you are in Taipei. 

Beef Noodle Soup (Niu Rou Mian) 

 Beef noodle is very popular in Taiwan, it is the type of noodle with tons of beef in a bowl. One of the best beef noodle shops is Yong Kang beef, and it is very busy, and it usually takes about 10-15 minutes for a table. 

Restaurants for Beef Noodle Soup : 

  • Liao Jia Beef Noodle: No. 98, Jinhua Street, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
  • Lin Dong fang Noodle: No. 322號, Section 2, Bade Rd, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104
  • Yong Kang Beef: No. 17號, Lane 31, Section 2, Jinshan South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

Scallion and Radish Pancake

The pancake is very delicious and you can find it in Ximending, and it was every Taiwanese’ childhood. You can find it everywhere, and it has tons of toppings that you could add to your pancakes, such as egg, cheese, and ham. It is one of the best things that you could have for the cold winter. However, a decent pancake usually doesn’t have many toppings. 

Restaurants for Scallion and Radish Pancake 

  • Night markets in Taipei: Ningxia Night Market and Shida Night Market
  • Wenzhou Street Daikon Pancake: No. 186-1, Section 1, Heping East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

Taiwanese Breakfast 

The traditional Taiwanese breakfast has eggs, soy milk, bread. Youtiao is the kind of dough fritters that Taiwanese put in boil oil and fry it up. You can go to Yong He Soy Milk King near Da’an MRT. 

Restaurants for traditional Taiwanese breakfast: 

  • Yong He Soy Milk King: No. 102號, Section 2, Fuxing South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
  • Shin Taipei Dou Jiang:No. 102號, Section 2, Fuxing South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

Taiwanese Spicy Hot Pot

Taiwanese hot pot is influenced by the Chinese style of Hot Pot. It is a kind of meal that is shared with a group of people, you can put a variety of raw ingredients, such as meat, seafood, vegetable). You can also make your own dipping sauce. 

Restaurants for Hot Pot

  • Ding Wang Spicy Hot Pot: No. 89號, Guangfu North Road, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
  • Tai Ho Dien:  No. 315號, Section 4, Xinyi Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106

Hu Jiao Bing 

You can find Fuzhou Pork Pepper Bun in different night markets in Taipei, the Pork Bun with thick dough and it‘s filled with minced pork and pepper. The skin is crispy, the pork is juicy and the spring onions are very tangy, we think that you are just going to love it!

Restaurants for Fuzhou Pork Pepper Bun: 

  • Fuzhou Pepper Buns (pork pepper buns): No. 253, Raohe Street, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105

Lu Rou Fan (Braised Pork Rice) 

It’s combined with small cubes of pork with a thick and gravy sauce, and it usually comes with hot steamed rice. You know what, you should put the meat gravy sauce into the steamed hot rice, it is the best way to taste the flavor and eat this dish. 

Restaurants for Lu Rou Fan

  • Jin Feng Braised Pork Rice:No. 10, Section 1, Roosevelt Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
  • Tiantianli Restaurant: 108, Taiwan, Taipei City, Wanhua District, Taipei, Taiwan 100

Bubble Tea

Bubble Tea has become very popular and one of the must-try things if you are in Taipei.

Stores for Bubble Tea: 

  • Chen San Ding Bubble Tea:No. 2, Alley 8, Lane 316, Section 3, Roosevelt Road, Zhongzheng District, Taipei, Taiwan 100
  • Chunsui Tang:Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 
  • Night Markets: Ningxia Night Market; Shilin Night Market; 

We also listed some popular night markets to explore your own Taipei food adventure and some must-try food in Taipei Food Markets, normally they open after 5 pm until late at night. 

  • Shilin Night Market: Take the Red Line to Jiantan Station (劍潭), not Shilin Station. After leaving Exit 1, diagonally across the street to the left to enter the night market
  • Shida Night Market: Lane 39, Shida Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106



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