What To Eat In Xi Men Ding | Explore Taiwan

Ximending is known as the Shibuya of Taiwan. With the variety of delicious food it has to offer and the buzzling traffic all day, this place is one of the spots tourist go to when in Taiwan. Here are some eating options you can choose from when in Ximending.

1. Ah Chung Flour Rice Noodle 阿宗麵線

Address: No. 8 Emei Street | Wanhua District, Taipei

MRT: Ximen Station – Exit 6

Rice noodles (麵線) in a flavourul thick broth made from bonito flakes with generous pieces of pig intestines.

2. 鴨肉扁 (Translation: The Duck Flat)

Address: No. 98 Zhonghua Road, Section 1 | Wanhua District, Taipei

MRT: Ximen Station – Exit 6

Serving only goose meat, try their smoked goose plate and goose noodle soup.

3. Yu’s Almond Tofu 于記杏仁豆腐

Address: No. 101 Hengyang Road | Zhongzheng District, Taipei

MRT: Ximen Station – Exit 4

This is a specialised almond shop selling dessert. Try their almond shaved snow.

4. Yonghe Doujiang 永和豆漿 

Address: No. 30 Hankou Street | Zhongzheng District, Taipei

MRT: Ximen Station – Exit 6

Head over here for a Taiwanese Style Breakfast. Try the egg crepes, 豆浆 and youtiao. They serve salty bean curd (咸豆浆) too but its an acquired taste.

5. Lemon House 檸檬屋苦瓜大王

Address:No. 21 Hanzhong Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City 台北市萬華區漢中街21號

There are many shops selling bitter gourd juice but this stall has one of the best! Try their bitter gourd drink which is surprising not bitter at all! It’s not hard to find the shop with such a gigantic fake white bitter gourd hanging right in front of the shop.

6. Ji Ji Guang Xiang Xiang Ji 继光香香鸡

Address: No. 121之1號, Hanzhong St, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108 (台北市萬華區漢中街121-1號)

This is a fast food joint serving up delicious fried chicken. Other outlets available around Taiwan.

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