Are you seeking the perfect spot to dine-in with your furry friend? Check out Hive Life’s guide to crowd-favourite restaurants and cafes to enjoy a wholesome pet-friendly meal in Taipei!
One of the most pet-friendly cities in the region, Taipei is home to a large animal-loving community and many young pet owners, making it the perfect place to dine out with your furry friend! Explore Taiwan’s diverse animal-friendly F&B scene, and take along your pet to the best dog-friendly restaurants and cafes Taipei has to offer.
Jack & NaNa Coffee Store
Homegrown from a passionate brewer’s desire to serve craft hand-drip quality coffee to Taipei, Jack & NaNa Coffee Store is tucked away in a little corner on Qingtian Street. The hidden gem is packed with a diverse selection of exotic blends handpicked by the owner himself, not only serving the best pour-over coffee in the neighbourhood but also hosting a beautiful Japanese-inspired veranda- the perfect spot to bring along your furry friend to!
Insider’s Tip: You can taste and try out Jack & NaNa’s different unique roasted beans and blends, which you can purchase to take home.
Address: No. 11號, Lane 157, Section 1, Heping E Rd, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
Open From: Mon-Fri 11am–7pm; Sat-Sun 1pm–7pm
Elephant Garden is a family restaurant located across the scenic Bihu Park, offering a magnificent view overlooking the lake, and an exceptional dining experience. This American-style bistro has adopted a welcoming demeanour and opened its doors to small, as well as large pets in their outdoor space.
The elephant-themed restaurant is ideal for a weekend trip with friends, family, and your beloved pet, with a retro-friendly atmosphere coupled with delightfully classic American diner food with a local twist.
Insider’s Tip: Elephant Garden’s themed desserts are a must-try, and topped with an adorable mini elephant-shaped waffle to make for an Instagram-worthy visit!
Address: No. 192, Section 2, Neihu Rd, Neihu District, Taipei City, Taiwan 114
Open From: 11am–9pm
Located in the bustling Zhongshan District, Parents FUMU was built from its founder’s vision to create a space that creates the warmth of home and serves wholesome dishes that fill up your heart and soul. From delicious brunches, to alcoholic beverages paired with delicious snacks catering to the city’s happening nightlife, the British bistro-themed bar is just the spot for you to meet your friends on a relaxing day out.
You can also enjoy an alfresco dining experience with your four-legged pal on their outdoor patio!
Insider’s Tip: Visit the bistro during the evening and try out the famous Papa’s Menu for great food, amazing beats, and a friendly atmosphere.
Address: No. 103, Xing’an Street, Taipei City
Open From: Sun-Thurs: 10–1am; Fri-Sat: 10-2am
One of the many speciality coffee houses in Datong District, PET CAFÉ stands out for its eccentric space filled with many unique delights. Despite its compact size, the cafe offers an airy and bright atmosphere with high windows and a minimalist interior for guests to feel tranquil and comfortable.
The cafe offers an animal-friendly dine-in spot for customers to enjoy their freshly hand-dripped coffees, while spending some quality time with their cats, dogs, and other smaller breeds.
Insider’s Tip: As PET CAFÉ is rather compact, this may not be the most comfortable experience for larger pets.
Address: 103, Taiwan, Taipei City, Datong District, Changji St, 1號1樓左室
Open From: Mon-Fri 10am–5pm; Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
Flux by Fancia
Situated in Wanhua District, Flux by Fancia is a beautiful colonial-style bistro, with classic wooden furniture, and an airy space with open window panes, where customers can sit and enjoy their food and coffee together with their pets.
Catering to the recent influx of health and nutritious conscious diners, the restaurant’s menu is inspired by the wholesome flavours and delightful dishes of middle-eastern cuisine, serving classics like hummus with pita bread and sandwiches, falafel rolls, lamb meatballs, and fresh salad bowls. Since their dishes have high nutritional value and light flavours, you can even offer a bite to your dog! The casual bistro also features specials regularly, offering appetising delicacies from around the world, from creamy risotto, to homemade pasta, to their popular chicken tikka!
Insider’s Tip: Visit on the weekend and take the opportunity to explore the historic neighbourhood of Wanhua District, and stop by Flux later to enjoy a good meal while relaxing with your pup!
Address: 10850, Taiwan, Taipei City, Wanhua District, Section 2, Guiyang St, 7號1樓
Open From: Mon-Sat 11am–8pm; Sun 10am-7am
This American bar-inspired eatery has earned quite the reputation for delivering quality pub-style food, and being one of the most popular hangout spots for pet owners and dog-lovers in the locality! Campus Cafe has an open door policy for pets and their signature neon signboard takes inspiration from their star bulldog visitors, Kuma and Brownie.
Campus Cafe presents delightful delicacies capturing the essence of American bistro food in their remarkably-portioned meals, available at an affordable price.
Insider’s Tip: Try the chef’s recommendation of their juicy yet firm Philadelphia cheese beef panini when you visit, or their crowd favourite Creamy Mentaiko Seafood Flat Noodles!
Address: No. 99號, Lane 11, Guangfu N Rd, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105
Open From: 11am–9pm