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“Surprising on so many levels!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Black Bobby

Black Bobby
No. 10 Guolian 3 Road, Hualien, Taiwan
03-8312812
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Ranked #95 of 339 Restaurants in Hualien
Cuisines: Cafe
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Calgary, Canada
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“Surprising on so many levels!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Located within a couple of minutes' walk of the Hualien train station, this little gem is a delight. It's quite small and the atmosphere is friendly and engaging. Their menu offers dozens of different coffees and teas and a good selection of light meals. We had dropped in for a lunchtime snack. We had been in Taiwan for about 10 days and were hankering for some comfort food. And their club sandwich nailed it. At $100NT and free tea, it was delicious and a real bargain. BUT to top it off, a local musician sat down at the keyboard and played some of the sweetest jazz piano I've heard anywhere. It seems they have musicians rotate through on a regular basis.
If you're anywhere near the Hualien train station and have the time ( and hunger) pay the Black Bobby a visit. They've got free WiFi, too.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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