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Backstreet Food Tour: Food, Culture, and Fun provided by Taipei Eats

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Backstreet Food Tour: Food, Culture, and Fun

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2 adults
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  • You'll start at
    Yongchun Station
    No. 455號, Section 5, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 110
    Exit 5, Surface level
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  • 1
    Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Songshan Cultural and Creative Park
    Stop: 30 minutes
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    Pass by
    Taipei Eats
    Songshan Ciyou Temple
    Taipei 101
  • You'll end at
    Zhongxiao Dunhua Station
    No. 182號, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
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Important Information
Departure Point
Yongchun Station, No. 455號, Section 5, Zhongxiao East Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City, Taiwan 110
Return Details
Zhongxiao Dunhua Station, No. 182號, Section 4, Zhongxiao East Road, Da’an District, Taipei City, Taiwan 106
  • English-speaking professional local guide
  • Over 10 food tastings
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking`
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved; comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Children ages 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Infants and children under 8 years of age (0-7 years old) are free of charge
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Roderick wrote a review Mar 2020
Kampong Jerudong, Brunei Darussalam5 contributions1 helpful vote
My tour guide was with Tina and we started off from the food market having a brief culture of the foods to the street foods and restaurants. The places we went weren't really well known to the foreigners (like myself) and they were surprisingly good! Each and every places we
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Date of experience: March 2020
MiriS wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
We had a fantastic time on our guided food tour. We live in Taipei since 6 months and tried a lot of Taiwanese food before, but still discovered new delicious dishes and snacks. Can highly recommend this tour. Our guide Diego was amazing! He made the tour very special and fun.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Eric & Britta wrote a review Jan 2020
8 contributions1 helpful vote
This "Iconic Food Tour" was such a great experience, we highly recommend it! Mike was a fantastic guide, it just felt like going out with a friend. We tried a lot of different food from different places: food markets, street stalls and restaurants. We were offered a large
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Date of experience: January 2020
EugienaC wrote a review Dec 2019
Hong Kong, China38 contributions35 helpful votes
We went on the Iconic food tour with Diego on Christmas Day, and it was fantastic. He was a great guide, really warm and friendly and seemed very knowledgable. Really recommend the tour and remember to come hungry, you will leave absolutely stuffed full!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Frances S wrote a review Dec 2019
Canberra, Australia28 contributions8 helpful votes
Just returned to our hotel after an epic evening with our fantastic guide Diego. We had so much fun, learned heaps and are completely full of delicious food! Diego went out of his way to help us throughout the tour and made sure we had plenty of time to enjoy the opportunity to
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Response from TaipeiEats, General Manager at Backstreet Food Tour: Food, Culture, and Fun
Responded 23 Dec 2019
Thanks for coming on our Iconic Tour and leaving such a nice review. Hope to see you again in Taipei soon.
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About the operator

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By: Taipei Eats
Great tour of an old school night market tour with knowledgeable guide
This is a fantastic introduction to the variety of foods available in a Taiwanese night market! Yansan Night Marke
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Fantastic way to spend an afternoon in Taipei!
Wow what an experience! We booked the iconic food tour and our tour was led by Michael. He was lots of fun, took us
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Iconic Food Tour with Amazingly Fun Guide
Just finished the Iconic Food Tour with Taipei Eats - we had a blast! Our tour guide Diego made our tour a real tr
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Traveling on our stomachs
Food tours are a wonderful way to explore an unfamiliar city and learn about the local culture. Taipei Eats did no
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Great way to try all the delicious food in Taipei
I spent a week in Taipei and, unfortunately due to scheduling, I took this tour at the end of the trip. If you're s
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Great tour.
We loved this tour--great food and a guide who was so knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and patient. Highly recomme
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Iconic Food Tour
Me and my friend went on this tour with our guide Diego and it was fantastic! Diego was the best, such a great pers
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Three tours, all different, all outstanding
I can highly recommend Taipei Eats. I went on three different tours with three different guides and not a single fo
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Iconic food tour
We went on the Iconic Food Tour with Diego on Christmas. It was absolutely amazing. Diego is knowledgeable and enth
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Absolutely loved it
It was great, our guide was awesome - although I can't remember the young man's name. I had a really good time and
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Delicious food and great guide
This was a last minute addition to my trip and I’m so glad that I did it. They advise you will try 12 dishes but I
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Great guide, Diego
I joined Taipei Eats few weeks ago with my 21 years old son. Our guide, Diego was such a super guide with a great s
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Diane S
Fabulous first impression of Taipei City and the Taiwanese Food culture
My goal was to stay awake the first full day in Taiwan (I arrived at 5:30 in the morning after a 24 hour trip), so
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Great food tour
Diego was an amazing guide & certainly went above & beyond. The only feedback was the 2 rounds of fruits introducti
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We did the Iconic Food Tour and it was amazing! We were able to try all sorts of traditional food, from fresh fruit
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  • Duration: 4h
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