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Banana New Paridise

Posted Date:2021/08/13 2415


Situated in North District, Banana New Paradise offers old-time Taiwanese meals, displays daily appliances in early times and introduces history. The replica of Japanese-style architectures and old streets in Taiwan offer a nostalgic narrative, inviting visitors to delve into the early memories of living in Taiwan.
Banana New Paradise is a retro restaurant featuring old street looks of the 60s and 70s in Taiwan. All stores are replicated from existing stores from the past. At the end of the street sits Le Wu Theater in which a collection of movies belonging to the owner, Wu Chuan-Chi is on display. There is also a train museum where old time daily appliances are exhibited in turns to enable visitors to reminisce the daily life of an ordinary Taiwanese in a previous era.
Banana New Paradis is now more known as a Chinese restaurant that allows gourmets to learn more about Taiwan in the past and appreciate Taiwanese architectures. 


No.111, Sec. 2, Shuangshi Rd., North Dist., Taichung City

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Traveler rating:4 79 comments Write a Review

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  3. 14 Average
  4. 37 Very Good
  5. 23 Excellent

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  1. 1 Business
  2. 13 Couples
  3. 9 Solo travel
  4. 18 Family
  5. 20 Friends getaway
  • Mi L

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    70's 80's interior restaurant

    Traveler rating:4 2018-11

    Nice place to know 70's 80's design, you may take photos inside & outside too. They display the chassic car, tools, train...... The food average.
  • dougs007

    Trip Type:

    Friends getaway

    Love retro

    Traveler rating:5 2018-05

    I couldn't make it in my last visit to Taichung. I am glad I did this time. It is a Taiwanese retro themed restaurant. Playing Taiwanese oldies music. Menu offers traditional local Taiwanese...
  • Littledingding

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    The place required a min spending of NTD100 per pax

    Traveler rating:2 2016-12

    We went there after our lunch and wanted to order just a dim sum but the waitress told us there was a min spending of NTD 100 per pax. This requirement was not stated anywhere . As we were not...
  • Cindytky

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    Retro restaurant with nice food

    Traveler rating:3 2016-10

    A day trip to Taichung and this is the place that I planes for my lunch. It didn't disappoint me as the local Taiwanese cuisine were delicious however a bit pricey. Taking photo shoot after lunch...
  • mayusmok

    Trip Type:

    OK food, interesting decor

    Traveler rating:3 2016-10

    The food is average for Taiwan but the old style decor is cool and interesting. Good with kids as there are lots of kids friendly dishes and interesting decor to entertain them throughout lunch.

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