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Awesome Coffee and Cafes in Taipei

My friend mentioned something a while back about me writing up a blog post about finding love in coffee in Taiwan and since I’m now living in Taipei up from Tainan I thought that I would finally get around to doing that. These coffee shops and places to buy coffee for making your own cup of joe are nearby where I’m currently living in the Da’an District of Taipei. However, since Taipei is quiet easily navigated by public transportation its easily accessible  for anyone in the general Taipei area.

10 places to have a coffee

This list is in no particular order, just some of the good places

1. Xiao Mijiu Cafe 小米酒咖啡館

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A great place to word and relax in peace, the inside of the cafe is restricted to no talking, however just outside they have a small sitting area where you can chat at quiet voice. There coffee and prices are pretty good for Taipei and the area.

Address in Mandarin: 台北市永康街41巷5號

Nearest Metro Station: Dong men station (Red Line)

Hours: Tuesday-Friday 1pm-10pm, Saturday & Sunday 12-10pm 11am-11p, Closed Monday

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2. Pica Pica Café 喜鵲咖啡

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A great place to have lunch with your friends, or to get some work done. Good coffees, but a little expensive. Their menu is good and extensive. GREAT CINNAMON ROLLS TOO!

Address in Mandarin: 106台北市大安區羅斯福路三段269巷74號

Nearest Metro Station: Taipower Station (Green Line)

Hours:Monday-Sunday 1pm-10:30pm

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3. Picnic野餐咖啡

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A great place to have lunch with your friends, or to get some work done. Good coffees, but a little expensive. Their menu is good and extensive. You can easily relax her and focus on what you want to do.

Address in Mandarin: 106台北市大安區溫州街75

Nearest Metro Station: Taipower Station (Green Line)

Hours:Monday-Friday 1pm-10:30pm, Saturday& Sunday 12pm-10:30pm

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The cheapest and best value cafe on my list, and for that reason it is my favorite cafe or coffee shop in Taipei. There small but good menu and prices keep me coming back again and again. The great staff only adds to the aura of the cafe.

Address in Mandarin: 台北市大安區潮州街154號

Nearest Metro Station: Taipower Station(Green Line) or Dongmen Station(Red Line)

Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-8:30pm, Saturday&Sunday 8am-9pm

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5.Cama Café

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You can’t travel or live in Taipei any amount of time without noticing the abundant amount of Cama Cafes darted around the city, that is for good reason. Cama has decent coffee at really love and constant prices and quality. Menus in English and constant, just as most places in Taipei and Taiwan tend to have.

Address in Mandarin: Various locations all around Taipei

Nearest Metro Station: Various locations all around Taipei

Hours: Usually Monday-Friday7am-8pm, Saturday&Sunday 9am-7pm

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6. TAMED FOX

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Freshly baked goods ranging from donuts, cakes to acai bowls. Their food is great as well as their coffee. Very instagrammable if that is what you are looking for as well. Make sure to check this great cafe out.

Address in Mandarin:  106台北市大安區仁愛路4段122巷56號No. 56

Nearest Metro Station: (Red Line) Xinyi Anhe

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 8am-5pm, Friday-Sunday 10am-6pm

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7. COFFEE LOVER’s PLANET

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If you’re really a coffee lover, then this is the place for you. The coffee is expensive, however you have an extensive list of choices from all over the world to choose from and how you want your coffee brewed. You can taste, smell and try out different coffee beans that you may want to buy.

Address in Mandarin:  台北市敦化南路一段246號B1

Nearest Metro Station: (Brown and Blue Line) Zhongxiao Fuxing and Zhongxiao Dunhua

Hours: Monday-Sunday 8am-9:30pm

Find out more: Website

8. Coffee Moon 珈琲月

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Cheap and great coffee, lots of choices and still maintains a great environment with great coffee. You can also buy their great coffee here to in whole bean form. In addition, to their great coffee they also do great latte art as well.

Address in Mandarin:  台北市中山區松江路123巷3號

Nearest Metro Station: (Green and Red Line) Songjiang Nanjing

Hours: Monday-Sunday 7:30am-7pm

Find out more: Website

9. Alpha Black

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A great coffee shop, has two locations one near Daan station and one near Nanjing Sanmin. This place has cheap and quality coffee, with lots of different choices from standard coffee to pour over single origin coffee. They even offer a geisha for only 90ntd.

Address in Mandarin: 台北市大安區信義路三段186號1樓

Nearest Metro Station: (Red & Green line) Daan Station

Hours: Monday-Sunday 7am-7pm

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10. Coffee Sweet 自家烘焙咖啡館

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A great coffee catering to the specialty coffee lover, offering lots of choices from the low end to the ultra high end of the coffee spectrum.

Address in Mandarin: 台北市中山北路一段33巷20弄3號1樓

Nearest Metro Station: (Red & Blue line) Taipei and Shandao Station

Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:30am-6:30pm, Sunday closed

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-Dashingtraveller

 

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Living in Taipei, finishing my masters' degree and travelling in my spare time.

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