Datong District Restaurants

Dining Options in Datong District 大同區

Along the east side of the Tamsui River is Taipei’s Datong District. This narrow district is north of Taipei Main Station and runs along Line 2 of the MRT north to the Keelung River. It’s served by Beimen Station on Line 3 and Zhongshan, Shuanglian, Minquan West Rd., and Yuanshan stations on Line 2. There are smaller night markets in the area, including Ningxia Rd. and Yansan. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is also in the district.

Daqiaotou Station MRT (Line 4/Yellow)

  • Salt Peanuts Cafe (鹹花生) – No. 197, Section 1, Dihua St.;(02)2557-8679; English menu, credit cards accepted; Open 10:00-18:00  (map)
  • 知貳茶館 (teahouse) – No. 356-2, Section 1, Dihua St.; (02)2557-9935 (map)

Shuanglian Station MRT (Line 2/Red)

  • Lai’s Egg Oyster Omelet (賴記雞蛋蚵仔煎) – No. 22, Lane 198, Minsheng West Rd., Ningxia Road Night Market; (02)2558-6177 (map)
  • Miss V Bakery – No. 3, Lane 49, Chifeng St.; (02)2559-7393 (map)
  • Nagoya 名古屋台所 (Japanese) – No. 50 Chifeng St.; (02)2555-5078; Open Mon.-Sat. 17:00-23:00 (map)

Yuanshan Station MRT (Line 2/Red)

  • Is Taiwan Is Chocolate (cafe) – No. 11 Lane 10, Jiuquan St.; (02)2586-5733; Open 11:00-22:00 (map)
  • Worker House 21工房 (noodle shop) – No. 25, Lane 10, Jiuquan St.; (09)8985-2913 (map)

Zhongshan Station MRT (Line 2/Red, Line 3/Green)

  • 不二家 (Japanese) – No. 4, Alley 4, Lane 18, Nanjing West. Rd.; (02)2549-0609 (map)
  • Covent Garden (cafe) – No. 8, Lane 18, Nanjing West Rd.; (02)2559-4217 (map) (website)
  • Kanpai (Japanese, yakiniku) – No. 2-1, Lane 25, Nanjing W. Rd.; (02)2555-6110; English menu (map) (website)
  • Korea Dou Fu Chafing Dish 韩式豆腐鍋 – No. 27-1 Nanjing West Rd.; (02)25590555 (map)
  • Nancy No.6 Apt. Cafe – No. 6-1, Alley 4, Lane 18, Nanjing West Rd.; (02)2555-2046; Open Tues-Sun 11:30-21:00 (map)
  • Oldies Burger 新美式文化料理 – No. 57, Huayin St.; (02)2552-6222; Open 18:00-23:00 (map)
  • R9 Cafe (brunch, dessert) – No. 13, Lane 41 Chifeng St.; (02)2559-3159 (map) (website)

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