Nothing beats the taste and smell of that first coffee in the morning (right?!) Y’all know Liesl and I both LOOOVE lattes, and that is one of the reasons we’ve been hunting down all the best coffee shops in Taipei. Luckily for us the coffee scene in Taipei has been booming and new coffee shops keep popping up on every corner, spoiling us for choice!
We've rounded up our 5 favorite coffee shops in Taipei, the ones we highly recommend that serve some of the best coffee in town and has gorgeous interiors as well. To see more pictures and read our full reviews of these places, you can click on the links provided.
Ever since stepping into FOMO COFFEE and trying one of their AH-mazing lattes, it’s been at the top of our list of best coffee shops in Taipei. The all-white and minimal interior, together with their black ampersand logo, create a cool and relaxing ambiance, the perfect spot to enjoy a morning latte before hitting the shops on Daan Road. They make some of the best (and most affordable) lattes in Taipei. Read our full review about FOMO COFFEE here.
The Normal has become quite Insta-famous over the past year, and I’m not surprised! Their simple yet modern, navy blue and wood interior, creates a gorgeous space to enjoy a quick coffee on the go. They offer a range of specialty coffees, and also have a quaint little patio outside where you can sit and enjoy the morning sun. Feast your eyes on this gorgeous little coffee shop here.
Elephant Machine is a retro-styled cafe located in an alley right by the famous Yong Kang street, making it the ideal spot for a quick coffee before exploring this interesting neighborhood. They offer a quiet space with WiFi and electrical ports, which also makes it ideal for working or studying. They specialize in cold brewed coffees and also offer a range of teas and sweet treats. Click here to see more pics and find out more about Elephant Machine.
Coffee DPT is located in the bustling Huashan 1914 Creative Park, where people flock to over weekends to explore the unique shops, cafes, expos and watch live entertainment. Coffee DPT is tucked away from the crowds, and offers a relaxing and spacious outdoor area, surrounded by greenery, where you can enjoy your coffee and light meal. They’re known for their mouthwatering caramel and chocolate cookies, and rich and creamy hot chocolate. If you haven’t been there, you’re missing out! Read our full review here.
The Antipodean is an Australian-inspired, third wave coffee shop located in Neihu district that offers outdoor seating (Yass!), a range of speciality coffees, and also THE best breakfast options in town. If you love avocado, this coffee shop will be a dream come true as you will be spoiled for choice with a range of breakfasts including avocado, such as the Avocado Baked Egg, Avocado Big Breakfast, Avocado & Salmon Bagel, and the list goes on! They also have a large geometric print and kangaroo covered wall outside where you can take a one of a kind, Aussie-inspired photo. Read more here.
We hope you enjoyed reading about our favorite coffee shops in Taipei, and that we've convinced you to go try at least one of them out! Below you can find the links to each of these places, where you can read our full reviews, including information such as menus, contact information and locations.