13 Beautiful and Instagram-Worthy Cafes to Visit in Taipei


Ever wanted to become friends with a cute alpaca?

Have you been to Japan before? What about Singapore, Korea, or Thailand? If you’re looking for a new place to visit, we suggest you go for Taipei. Taipei, being the capital of Taiwan, is the modern metropolis of this country. 

Aside from the iconic sights to see here, it’s also home to beautiful and Instagram-worthy cafes that should definitely become a part of your itinerary. An alpaca cafe, an Alice in Wonderland-inspired shop, Lego-themed dessert place, and many more – Taipei is the place-to-be.

Oia Cafe

Oia Cafe is home to cute, furry alpacas roaming around the cafe. Feel free to pet and feed them, because they’re actually very friendly! They also have a farm outside where you can check out some of the other alpacas that aren’t allowed inside the cafe. 

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No reservations accepted
252, Taiwan, New Taipei City, Sanzhi District, No.12-1 Beizhizi, Houcuo Road, Xinbei
+886 2 2636 3766

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Woolloomooloo

Named after the Eastern suburb in Sydney, Australia, Woolloomooloo is a European-style cafe that is all about interior aesthetics. The menu is a fusion of Taiwanese and Australian, and the coffee beans they use are from Toby’s Estate, an Australian coffee brand. 

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Photo from @woolloomooloo.coffee

Reservations are accepted
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No. 379, Section 4, Xinyi Rd, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 110

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Brick Works

Brick Works is a Lego-themed cafe that features its own dining area and a spacious area for kids to play. The menu is Lego-inspired as well, with some of their dishes and desserts shaped like nano blocks and figurines.

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Photo from @brickworkstaipei
Photo from @brickworkstaipei

No reservations accepted
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No. 1, Yumen St, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104

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Kumamon Cafe

Kumamon is a Japanese character created to attract tourists in Japan. This cafe revolves around Kumamon, from interiors, up to the dishes, drinks, and desserts.

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Reservations are accepted
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No. 7, Alley 29, Lane 205, Section 4, Zhongxiao E Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
+886 2 2541 5837

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Alice is Coming

Alice is Coming is an Alice in Wonderland-inspired cafe that takes the story seriously, with the interior design and furniture clearly patterned after the story. Even some of the food in their menu were inspired such as the Eat Me, Drink Me cookies. 

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Reservations are accepted
No. 111, Yanping S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
+886 2 2311 0210

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The Good Design Institute

Opened by an interior design firm, The Good Design Institute cafe tends to differ when it comes to your usual cafes. The interior design is beautiful and refreshing, and they serve Instagram-worthy desserts and artisan drinks. They also host events such as art workshops and talks. 

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Reservations are accepted
1F No. 22 Lane 48 Wenzhou St

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Rilakkuma Cafe

Rilakkuma is another Japanese bear character and this cafe is all about Rilakkuma from interiors, food, and merchandise. They say this cafe is so popular that you need to get reservations, just to make sure you can get a table.

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Reservations are accepted
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No. 3, Lane 248, Section 4, Zhongxiao E Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City
+886 2 2773 0303

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Fika Fika Cafe

Fika, which is Swedish for ‘coffee break’ is an award-winning cafe that serves specialty coffee, sparkling espresso, brunch plates, desserts, and more. 

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No reservations accepted
No. 33, Yitong Street, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 10491
+886 2 2507 0633

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Costumice Cafe

Costumice is an Instagram-worthy cafe by day, hipster bar by night. It serves good drip coffee, beer, pastries, and more. 

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Reservations are accepted
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No. 12, Section 1, Zhongmei Rd, Zhongli District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 320
+886 3 427 2203

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P.S. Bubu Restaurant

P.S. Bubu is a vintage car-themed restaurant where you can choose to dine inside the cars. But, the best part here for us are the cute dogs that you can pet!

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No reservations accepted
No. 1, Lane 140, Section 7, Zhongshan N Rd, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111
+886 2 2876 0698

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TankQ Cafe & Bar

TankQ is one of the popular cafes in Taipei that serves your meal inside a suitcase. The cartoon character mugs for their beverages are absolutely cute too!

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No reservations accepted
No. 3-2, Lane 90, Songjiang Road, Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104
+886 2 2521 9930

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Cafe de Riz

Cafe de Riz, which means ‘rice cafe’ is a Japanese-French minimalist cafe that fuses both cuisines in creating modern donburi bowls, sushi, and more. 

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No reservations accepted
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No. 34, Lane 78, Section 1, Anhe Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
+886 2 2755 6587

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Fujin Tree Cafe

Fujin Tree 352 is a furniture shop and a cafe in one creative space. It serves specialty coffee from places like Ethiopia, Brazil and Kenya, and artisan pastries. 

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No reservations accepted
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No. 353, Fujin Street, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
+886 2 2749 5225

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Bookmark this article for your upcoming trip to Taiwan. Don’t forget to tag us on your food adventures on Instagram @bookyapp and use the hashtag #bookymanila for a chance to get your photo featured next time!

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