Little Shuei Wu Cafe at Maple Garden Park
501, Taiwan Blvd, Sec 3 (Taichung Port Rd, Sec 2),
9:30 am-1 am (meal last orders 8:50 pm; drink/
snack last orders 12 am)
Paid parking lot.
Credit cards accepted.
10% service charge.
Boasting one of Taichung's most exquisite restaurant settings, this Western establishment is located inside the new Maple Garden Park, on the corner of Taichung Port and HeNan roads. An all-day range of food and drinks includes a NT$159 breakfast set (9:30-10:50 a.m.), light-entree and main-entree sets (NT$288-799), salads, and snacks. Besides juices, smoothies and other beverages, alcoholic drinks such as German beers (NT$150), whiskeys, champagne and wines can also be enjoyed here. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Angel Pu
A. The restaurant's landmark wave-shaped structure is semi-underground, built into a hillside and overlooking the park's small lake, greenery and surrounding walking trails.
An afternoon and evening Tea Time Set (NT$460 for 2 people) includes a variety of snacks and the choice of a drink up to NT$130 for each person.
Many of the Shuei Wu's 100 seats are situated on a long balcony area at shaded tables and cushioned nooks that provide wonderful, romantic daytime and evening spots for relaxation.