It took me a few months to try this place out even though it’s located very close to my apartment in Taipei. I finally tried it when I needed to hang out somewhere for a few hours since there was loud construction in my building.
It’s pretty hip. The coffee is good but the vibe is better! It’s a great spot to hang out since they have some comfortable seating and it’s affordable! You’ll notice that more “upscale” cafes around Taipei will charge about 50% more for special coffee while trying to be as hip as Notch Cafe.
They have a pretty wide selection coffee, tea, desserts and light snacks. This is an ideal place if you want to hang out a few hours and get some work done because they have comfy seats and power outlets!
So if you’ve arrived in Taipei early in the morning and need a few hours to kill, stop by Notch Cafe. But if you’re looking to sleep for a few hours if you did arrive early, check out an Internet Cafe in Taipei.
It’s food, but you’re not going to enjoy it
Didn’t meet minimum meal expectations
Satisfying and an adequate meal.
So good you’ll eat here again!
You will remember this meal for the rest of your life!
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Each rating TAIWANEATER rating is comprised of Quality, Service and Value (in order of the rating’s most important points).
QUALITY: The [Quality] is based on how good the food tastes and the presentation.
SERVICE: The [Service] is based on the dining experience. This includes the ambiance of the restaurant and how the interactions with the staff.
VALUE: The [Value] is based on both the Quality and Service in relation to the price. Ratings for food with a low price are a little more generous than food with a high price.
The primary payment method for all transactions in Taiwan is cash. It’s very rare for small shops to take anything other than cash. It’s more common to see places accept the Taipei Metro Card as payment rather a credit card.
Supermarkets and convenience stores in Taiwan (7-Eleven, Family Mart) do not accept credit cards (at least not American credit cards). You can only make purchases by cash or by using your pre-loaded funds on your EasyCard.
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