Next to these Chinese delicacies, the enormous variety of typical Taiwanese snacks is unique in the world and most perfectly illustrates the important place that the food culture takes into the lives of the Taiwanese people. Famous and unique Taiwanese snacks range from oyster omelets to fried rice noodles, tempura, Tainan Danzai noodles, Taiwanese spring rolls, rice tube pudding, and braised pork rice. Food is cheap and delicious, and by no means inferior, while each specialty gives you an insight in the people of the area it originates from.
Typical Taiwanese snacks are found everywhere, but Taiwan's night markets in particular, each night market having its own traditions and characteristics, are the places where these snacks can be found in abundance. Trying out these snacks, tourists will be able to learn about different specialties, cultures and people from different areas, adding a whole new perspective to traveling.
Famous night markets in Taiwan :Keelung Night Market The cuisine in Keelung Temple street night market is very famous, for example: pot-edged pancake soup, shaved ice, Tempura, fried sandwiches, bean noodle thick soup, and shrimp Taiwanese ball.
Location: The cuisine stands on Ren 3rd Rd. near the Dianji Temple in Keelung City and on Ai 4th Rd.Shilin Night Market There are various Squid Thick Soupcuisine in the night market, including steak, hot stuffed dumplings, little cake wrapped in big cake, sliced noodles, liver soup, squid thick soup, oyster omelets…etc.
Location: Along Dadong Rd., Danan Rd., Wenlin Rd., and Jihe Rd. Raohe Street Night Market (17:00-24:00)Huaxi Night Market (16:00-24:00) This is the most famous tour night market in Taiwan, which attracts many foreigners and natives for sightseeing. The famous cuisine includes snake meal and snake wine, pot-edged pancake soup, salty rice pudding, fresh water turtle meal, seafood, etc.
Location: Between Xiyuan Rd. and Huanhe S. Rd. in Taipei CityLinjiang Street Night Market (18:00-24:00) OdenYou can go eating and shopping at the same time. There are plenty of groceries sold on Linjiang Street, the way to get there is to go on Jilong Road and turn to Linjiang Street, then pass Tonghua , which is the part with stores of clothes and quilts.
Location: Between Sec. 4, Xinyi Rd. and Sec. 2, Jilong Rd. in Taipei CityNingxia Night Market (18:00-24:00) Located by the Datong District roundabout, this traditional-style night market specializes in mouthwatering Taiwan snack foods. This is the first night market in Taipei to separate pedestrian and car traffic, making it easier for visitors to enjoy the food and shopping attractions here. Around the area of Minsheng West Road, Nanjing West Road and Chongqing North Road in Taipei City