Taipei Night Markets

Updated: Jan 21

Fast food

Here's a list of all the night markets we visited in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan is our top pick for most delicious street food, and best night markets. Also, Yelp works in Taiwan if you ever need a suggestion for where to eat or drink. To visit any of the markets, we recommend taking the public rail, MRT.

Night Markets

Shilin Night Market (士林夜市)

No. 101, Jihe Road, Shilin District, Taipei City, Taiwan 111

Open Monday through Sunday 03:00pm to 01:00am

How to get there - Take the Tamsui-xinyi (red line) 2 to Jiantan Station (劍潭), not Shilin Station. Leave exit 1.

Getting to the market early

Food and drinks

Grilled octopus arms

Shilin is one of the most popular and "touristy" night markets.

Don't forget to explore the Shilin night market food court in B1 (basement area), look for the arrows.

Popular eats here -Oyster Omelet (蚵仔煎)

Raohe Street Night Market (饒河街觀光夜市)

Raohe Street, Songshan District, Taipei City, Taiwan 105

Open Monday through Sunday 04:00pm to 12:00am

Getting there- Take the Green Line to the terminal station Songshan (松山), exit 5. The night market entrance is just to the right across the street next to the temple.

Can't miss this entrance
Can't miss the entrance

Prepare to be a sardine

One of our favorite night markets we visited. This market is not as touristy as Shilin, yet still has a good variety of street foods and goods.

Huaxi Street Night Market (華西街觀光夜市) "Snake Alley"

Huaxi Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108

Open Monday through Sunday 04:00pm to 12:00am

Getting there - Take the Blue Line 5 to Longshan Temple (龍山寺), Exit 1. The market is located just west of Longshan Temple.

Huaxi night market entrance

Huaxi night market consist of many "old shops" 老店. Stop by to visit these traditional shops and see Longshan temple which is located close by. If you are up for it, try snake soup which is what this night market is well known for. There are some other snake remedies that are offered, snake blood, snake venom drinks, and snake meat. We passed on all of them.

*Huaxi night market and Guanzhou street night market are just a 4 minute walk from each other.

Guangzhou Street Night Market (艋舺夜市)

Guangzhou Street, Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan 108

Open Monday through Sunday 06:00pm to 12:00am