10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei

Taipei Themed CAfes

Taipei is renowned for their wide selection of night markets and interestingly themed cafes and restaurants which are pretty damn impressive. We have sieved out some Instagram-worthy destinations that you need to check out when in the popular Taiwanese city.

From Alice In Wonderland, Hello Kitty to Lego, here are 10 Best Themed Cafes and Restaurants In Taipei that you would definitely want to check out. We are not even exaggerating when we say people from all over the world flock to Taipei just to dine at these cafes!

Alice in WonderlandSource: Amandalingg


Fans of Alice In Wonderland can teleport themselves to this fantasy realm at Alice Is Coming. Enjoy a Mad Hatter Tea Party with your friends and sink your teeth into delectable sweet treat—all presented on gorgeous cake stands.

You do all these whilst sitting in life-size tea cups!

No. 111, Yanping S Rd
Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
Tel: +886 2 2311 0210
Daily: 11.30am – 8.30pm
Nearest Station: Ximen

Brickworks Waffle


BRICK Works is a cafe-cum-store in Taipei dedicated to everyone’s all-time favourite childhood toy, LEGO. These bricks have fascinated generations and even sparked inspiration.

BRICK Works allows you to play with LEGO while eating LEGO-themed food.

No. 1, Yumen St, Zhongshan District
Taipei City, Taiwan 104
Tel: +886 2 2597 9518
Mon to Thu: 12pm – 9pm
Fri: 12pm – 9.30pm
Sat: 11am – 9.30pm
Sun: 11am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Taipei Arena

Gudetama-Chef Taipei


As its name suggests, Gudetama Chef is a Gudetama-themed cafe and is a dream come true for all Gudetama fans.From the waitresses’ uniform to dishes and plates, no expenses have been spared to ensure that Gudetama Chef has a Gudetama looking at you from every possible angle.

From the waitresses’ uniform to dishes and plates, no expenses have been spared to ensure that Gudetama Chef has a Gudetama looking at you from every possible angle.

No. 12, Lane 236, Section 1, Dunhua S Rd
Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Tel: +886 2 2752 9520
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Zhongxiao Dunhua

Hello Kitty cakes


Hello Kitty cafes are aplenty across Asia and you can visit one right in Taipei City’s Da’an District.

Hello Kitty Kitchen & Dining is all decked all in pink and the desserts here are not spared from the cat’s face. The only problem? They look so cute that you might not bear to eat them.

No. 90, Section 1 Da’an Rd
Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Tel: +886 2 2711 1132
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Zhongxiao Fuxing

Kumamon CafeSource: Haruhii


Fictional character Kumamon is a Japanese mascot created in 2010 for a tourism campaign, but it has since then gained an insanely huge following. Treat yourselves to a Kumamon-themed Mucha Pancake (NT$360) whilst hugging a gigantic Kumamon toy.

Creepy or cute? You decide.

No. 42, Section 1, Nanjing E Rd
Zhongshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 104
Tel: +886 2 2541 5837
Mon to Thu: 12pm – 8.30pm
Fri and Sat: 12pm – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 7pm
Nearest Station: Zhongshan

RilakkumaSource: Rilakkuma


Japanese cartoon characters have clearly taken the world by storm and Rilakkuma is one of the kawaii creations. A direct translation indicates that Rilakkuma literally means ‘bear in relaxed mood, and it is exactly what it is!

Taipei’s Rilakkuma Cafe is very popular and reservations are necessary to avoid disappointment.

No. 3, Lane 248, Section 4, Zhongxiao E Rd
Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Tel: +886 2 2773 0303
Daily: 11.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall

Machi Doggie CafeSource: Machi Doggie


Pooch-friendly Machi Doggie Coffee is owned by Jay Chou’s wife Hannah Quinlivan. The dog-friendly cafe is dedicated to her pup Machi—where you can indulge in food presented in the most adorable presentations. Even the cups and plates are imprinted with Machi’s face.

The famous couple do make a special appearances from time to time!

No. 162, Section 1, Zhonghua Rd
Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108
Tel: +886 2 2311 2227
Daily: 10.30am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Ximen

Modern Toilet RestaurantSource: When On Earth


The Modern Toilet Restaurant will have you sitting on a toilet bowl and eating from a toilet bowl. We are not even kidding.

Must-order dishes include the Modern Toilet Chicken Curry and Chocolate Ice Cream—both are intended to mimic the idea of eating poop. Holy shit.

108, Taiwan, Taipei City
Wanhua District, Lane 50, Xining S Rd
Tel: +886 2 2311 8822
Mon to Thu: 11.30am – 10pm
Fri: 11.30am – 10.30pm
Sat: 11am – 10.30pm
Sun: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Ximen

Oia Cafe Source: Oia Cafe


Oia Cafe is home to a few free-roaming alpacas and if you have been meaning to play with one, here is your opportunity!

The cafe serves an array of Western-style dishes such as pasta and steaks. You can even feed the alpacas carrots and remember to take a selfie with them.

252, Sanzhi District
New Taipei City, Taiwan
Tel: +886 2 2636 3766
Mon to Fri: 11am – 8pm
Sat & Sun: 11am – 9pm
Nearest Station: Tamsui

Zoo CoffeeSource: Yuki Blog


Zoo Coffee is a popular South Korean chain and an outlet has finally arrived in the capital of Taiwan. The spacious coffee shop is characterised by its zoo theme; think cushions printed with zebra stripes, wooden shelves shaped after elephants and lingering monkey plush toys.

No. 337, Section 3, Nanjing E Rd
Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
Tel: +886 2 2717 7508
Daily: 11am – 10pm
Nearest Station: Taipei Arena