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“Very cool place”

Xiang Jiao Xin Le Yuan
Ranked #39 of 361 things to do in Taichung
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I went here not knowing what to expect but was gladly surprised by the charming interior and effort it must've taken to put all this together. It's basically a replica of a Taiwanese food court/street from the 50's and 60's. It is a working restaurant but I only tried the beer and some snacks.

On top of this they have a museum on the second floor where they show off old original movie posters of both Taiwanese and international genre movies. There's also a toy room and some random but cool old Japanese stuff. Worth visiting if you're in town!

Thank Projectionist76
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I've been twice now and it's a great place to get together for a meal with friends and sample lots of different dishes as it's easy to please most everyone, however do note that vegetarian options are very limited with only 1-2 choices.
Fun vintage decor makes for a unique experience all around.

Thank k_thomas_07
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

The restaurant is decorated to look like old Taiwan. It is not only a restaurant, but also an old Taiwan theme Park. There we can see replicates of old shops, clinics, cinema, barbershop, classroom, bicycles, …….. Those things bring old memories of the ancient times.

People could relate many things in display back to their experience in the period around 1940s-1970s. Even the food menu resembles old primary school textbook.

It is suitable for local tourists, and tourists from Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, and even Mainland China. Because those people have some common memories.

This restaurant serves Taiwanese and Southern Chinese cuisine. English menu is available. Food is average, atmosphere is exceptional and fascinating.

2  Thank liucy752
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

only visitors having meal there are eligible to take photos
so we have a breakfast there with traditional Chinese meal.

the price range is average, not really expensive.

the restaurant is not big as we thought we would travel for more than 2 hour.
in reality, only the dining area is worthwhile to take photos

the location is an advantage, as all other spots in Taichung are far from central station.
it is near one of the famous food market and easy to access there by bus.

1  Thank Agnes Y
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Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

At planning to had a dinner at here. After visited the place we change our mind, since the style looking too old. We prefer to have something special and delicious.

1  Thank MandyC86
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