332, WenXin Rd, Sec 1, Nantun Dist.
Hours: 7:30 am-7:30 pm (Mon-Thu),
7:30 am-9 pm, 9 am-9 pm (Sat
English menu available.
Credit cards accepted.
No service charge.
With seating for 20, El Gusto is a good spot for enjoying famed premium, reasonably-priced Juan Valdez Columbian coffee, which it has exclusive rights to sell in Taiwan. There are nine varieties and three selections of whole beans, all offering unique, authentic flavors for enjoyment at the shop or home. --By Javier Siles, translated by Erica Lin
Juan Valdez coffee is a certified "Fair Trade" product that helps coffee growers and over 500,000 families improve education, health and living standards via a sustainable, corporate social responsibility program.
B. Pictured are the NT$120 Origin Huila coffee cup (winner of a 2012 specialty coffee award) and NT$65 Amo Latte, both only sold at El Gusto.
A current special offers a Veg Ham & Cheese or Veg Ham & Egg bagel with a latte or cappuccino for NT$99, or an Americano for NT$89. The Ice Cream Waffle (NT$130) comes with chocolate and vanilla ice cream, plus honey or syrup if desired.