Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋

4/5

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Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 Review

First off, I’m not a fan of hot pot. I don’t like boiled beef and a diluted soup so I’m not a big fan. With that said, I really enjoyed Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 because the experience was a lot more fun that other places.

Costumes
After signing up for the waiting list, they provide you with hot tea and snacks while you wait. Additionally, they have costumes for you to wear in a little photo area for fun!

Massage Chair
There’s a really nice massage chair that you can use. If you’d like to use it, be sure to get your name on that list early!

Nail Salon
They have a nail salon for their customers at no additional cost

Magic Show
They have a classic Chinese magic show with quick changing masks. I missed this part of the show when I was here, but it is a feature. They even feature close-up magic. I think you have to ask about it.

Haagen Daazs Ice Cream Bar
Many hot pot restaurants in Taiwan have “unlimited ice cream” and Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 is no different. BUT, they provide the higher quality ice cream in the bigger bins. The same thing you’d see at a Haagen Daazs ice cream shop.

As for the dining experience, it was VERY clean and modern. You order all your food from a tablet which is available in several languages (including English).

The cooking utensils are awesome! Everything looks very refined with a good weight to it. This made the experience feel much more amazing.

When the food arrived, everything was presented beautifully and the quality was pretty good. I would come back here just to take advantage of the multiple features.

Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 is located in the popular Ximending area and as such, it gets a lot of foot traffic. While walking by, I saw this fancy restaurant with costumes and historic Chinese statues sitting outside. With my curiosity piqued, I decided to give Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 a shot for dinner.

Kids Play Area
Want to eat while having your kids locked up in a little jail? Then you can do that here. I think it’s really funny that the photo they used to exhibit their kid’s “play area” is of one kid on the floor while another kid is going for the kill shot

Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 Menu And Additional Photos

Wenting Hot Pot 問鼎 麻辣鍋 養生鍋 Location

Rating Guide

1/5

It’s food, but you’re not going to enjoy it

2/5

Didn’t meet minimum meal expectations

3/5

Satisfying and an adequate meal.

4/5

So good you’ll eat here again!

5/5

You will remember this meal for the rest of your life!

Pricing Guide

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NT$1-100 (US$0-$3.23)

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NT$100-300 (US$3.23-9.68)

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NT$300-700 (US$9-22)

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NT$700+ (US$22.60+)

TIP

Not required or expected. Some restaurants may have a 10% service charge.

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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.

Using Credit Cards in Taiwan

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Exchanging Money in Taiwan

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