You can visit many places, so much to devour with your eyes, and so much to do in Taipei. One of these things is to see any of their instagrammable cafes! Taiwanese people take pride in their café culture and how much hard work they put for their café aesthetics. You can never go wrong about stopping by and drinking a cup of coffee or even eating what is in their bestseller menus.
Check out 10 of the most famous instagrammable cafés in Taipei.
Rilakkuma Café Taipei
If you are an avid fan of Rilakkuma, a Japanese fictional bear, this café is for you! You will enjoy their bear decoration, which spans from the inside to the outside of their café. Aside from these cute bear decors, they are also best known for their Rilakkuma Cheese Onigiri with Chicken and Cream Sauce. If you are a pescatarian, you do not need to worry because their Seafood Risotto with Tomato Sauce is a god-tier. To complete the Rilakkuma experience, some of their food and beverages have Rilakkuma designs. Taking a picture of your food before eating is a must!
Address: No. 3, Lane 248, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
This café is not just popular among tourists but also among locals! Hers Bistro has affordable prices, and you get to have aesthetic café feels with quirky-looking food and cocktails.
Hërs bistro is best known for its drinks and desserts. Bestsellers include mermaid smoothies, cloud smoothies, killer whale bite, and their mango mousse cake. Peculiar beverages to quench your fairytale dreams and musings!
Address: No. 4, Alley 22, Lane 553, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 110
Do you feel stressed about city life’s hustle and bustle and want to slow down a bit and appreciate the little things? To cleanse your body from unnecessary stress, you need the healing that comes from healthy food. Healthy food choices from Tamed Fox range from donuts that are based from dragonfruit to latte or Greek yogurt smoothies. Rest assured, you’ll be energized and feel revitalized for the coming busy week ahead.
Address: No. 56, Lane 122, Section 4, Ren’ai Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Drinking coffee while cuddling with a cat is always a good idea. This café brags about its adorable cats that come in different breeds. You cannot bring them home, but you can buy cat souvenirs like badges and collar pins so you’ll have a remembrance of the day you bonded with your feline friends.
Address: No. 154, Chaozhou Street, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
According to locals, the best cookies in Taipei are found here. You can always opt to order the freshly-baked ones to ensure they’re still warm and gooey. Cookies are best paired with their coffee. They serve espresso, americano, lattes, cold brew, cappuccino, and teas. Seasonal beverages include hot chocolate and pour over coffee imported from Kenya and Ethiopia.
Address: No. 40, Lane 77, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, 106
Breath of fresh air and relaxing views are just some of the things to expect in VVG Hideaway. This café has a sunroom with a glass roof, making it look bright because of the natural light. The food is tasty, but you should note there’s a minimum fee per customer, which is around 400NT$ (12.77US$).
Address: No. 136-1號, Jingshan Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111
Roji Monster Ice
Who would have thought that simple iced shavings can look so adorable when added with edible gooey eyes. These refreshers are perfect for humid Taipei summer season. There is a lot of flavor selection and sides that make it so much fun to devour.
Address: No. 10號, Section 4, Civic Blvd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Drunk Café welcomes you with its lovely decor and huge space where one can play in their little sand playground. It also has an outdoor area where bean bags, wooden cabins, and a projector is found. This is where customers usually screen movies and hang out with their friends. The food here is good, but their drinks and starters are a must-have!
Address: No. 9號, Lane 116, Guangfu South Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
With its rustic theme and historical aesthetics, it’s no wonder why tourists make time to visit this café. Even the take-out drink cups, exterior and décor are retro and often featured in advertisements and magazines introducing Taiwan. Don’t forget to take a picture!
It is one of the most famous shaved ice shops in Taipei. It is a must-visit shop for shaved ice lovers in Taipei. The shaved ice with plenty of seasonal fruits such as mangoes and watermelon is truly delicious. The secret to the deliciousness is the brown sugar in the shaved ice.
Address: No. 39號, Lane 51, Section 1, Da’an Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Coffee addicts, especially those who enjoy Australian coffee beans from Toby’s Estate, will have fun in Woolloomooloo. Although they import coffee from Australia, this café assures that the coffee bean’s freshness is preserved. That the aroma and the taste are there as well. One of their customers’ all-time favorite is the espresso that tastes no different from Toby’s Estate. You need not fly to Australia to have your Australian coffee fix because Woolloomooloo brought it in Taipei. Besides coffee, you can order their pesto chicken pasta, which is deemed the best-tasting pasta Taiwanese people ever tasted!
Address: No. 95, Fujin St., Songshan Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan 105