Pear Cafe (ChongDe Branch)
1, ChongDe Rd, Sec 3, Beitun Dist. (corner with
Hours: 8 am-11 pm
English menu available.
Credit cards accepted.
10% service charge.
Sharing an attractive building with Da-Yi Construction Co. and Grace Church, this is the largest of Pear Cafe's four Taichung branches with 196 inside seats and several private function rooms on two floors, 48 outdoor seats, and a cute kids' play lounge on a mezzanine level. This and a long Western menu of adults and kids' meals--plus afternoon tea, double main-entree sets, weekday lunch sets, desserts and all kinds of drinks--makes it a hit with families and a broad range of other customers. --By Douglas Habecker, translated by Erica Lin
The German Pork Knuckle & Sausage Hot Pot (NT$450) is a unique stand-out among five hot-pot choices.
The Spanish Frittata Set (NT$180) is one of six breakfast sets (plus 1 for kids) served till 10:30 a.m. Eggs Benedict and the popular Omelette are among other choices.
This attractive cafe restaurant has pleasant surroundings, including plenty of trees, a canal and signature sandbox by that kids can play in.