What to eat at Feng Jia Night Market (逢甲夜市)?

Feng Jia Night Market (逢甲夜市) is one of the biggest night market in Taiwan and if you’ve been to Feng Chia Night Market, you’d realise that you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to food options. Many have asked the sacred question of “What to eat at Feng Jia Night Market?” and “What are the best foods at Feng Chia Night Market?” This post will thus source out the best food to eat in Feng Chia Night Market, just for you!

 Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市
Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市


Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市 Best Food To Eat!

大腸包小腸 (Direct translation of Big Sausage Wrap Small Sausage)

大腸包小腸 is somewhat like a novelty for us. It is actually an outer layer of “rice sausage” wrapping Taiwanese sausage and other condiments within. At the entrance of Feng Jia Night Market, there are 2 stalls selling 大腸包小腸, let’s call them “yellow” and “red” stall respectively.

 大腸包小腸 Feng Jia Night Market - Yellow Stall
大腸包小腸 Feng Jia Night Market – Yellow Stall

 Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 - Red Stall
Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 – Red Stall

On our first night there, yellow stall had a super looooooooong queue! Hence, we decided to go to the comparatively shorter queue at red stall (still had to wait 10 minutes…Zzz).

 Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 from Red Stall NT40
Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 from Red Stall NT40

When it is your turn to order at “Red Stall”, the lady will ask if you’d want normal, or “small/medium/large” spicy. We went for the small spicy (小辣)and it tasted quite good with a hint of spiciness. For Singaporeans, remember not to go for the bamboo shoots (竹笋)as part of your condiments.

On our second day at Feng Jia Night Market, as we were there relatively early (about 3pm), we tried 大腸包小腸 from the yellow stall. This time, we went for the normal version and again we requested not to have bamboo shoots added.

 Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 from Yellow Stall NT40
Feng Jia Night Market 大腸包小腸 from Yellow Stall NT40

The results of our comparison? Red stall had the better version. The outer rice sausage was fragrant and had a slight crisp on the outside while the condiments tasted better (in general) compared to the yellow stall. Somehow, the peanuts added to the yellow stall’s version didn’t taste as good. As a guide though, if you have not tried 大腸包小腸 before, just go for the shorter queue. You don’t have to die die try the yellow or red stall but if you must, the red stall for us, has that sliiight advantage.

熊手包 Bear Paw Buns

 熊手包 Bear Paw Buns Feng Jia Night Market
熊手包 Bear Paw Buns Feng Jia Night Market

 Top selling buns at 熊手包 Bear Paw Buns Feng Jia Night Market
Top selling buns at 熊手包 Bear Paw Buns Feng Jia Night Market

Honey Mustard Chicken Pumpkin Bun from 熊手包 Bear Paw Feng Jia Night Market
Honey Mustard Chicken Pumpkin Bun from 熊手包 Bear Paw Feng Jia Night Market @ NT60

How can we not try bear paw buns right? 2bearbear, bear paws? :p We went for the no.1 top selling bun, the honey mustard chicken pumpkin bun and it was so delicious! The patty was hot and juicy while the honey mustard was just a perfect dressing. Most interesting of all, the hint of pumpkin could absolutely be tasted from the buns! Yummilicious!

Deep Fried HUGE Squid / 酥炸大鱿鱼

 Deep Fried HUGE Squid / 酥炸大鱿鱼 Feng Jia Night Market
Deep Fried HUGE Squid / 酥炸大鱿鱼 Feng Jia Night Market

The deep fried HUGE Squids or 酥炸大鱿鱼 are available at many other night markets. At Feng Jia Night Market itself, there are already quite a few. But of all the deep fried squids we’ve tried, this version is still the best. The cook has a certain way of making sure that the squids are deep fried to precise perfection. Each time she sees that it requires a little more time in the oil, in it goes. By seeing the surface of the squid, she knows whether it is done within. And that takes experience. And with experience comes your yummy portion of deep fried squids!

 Feng Chia Night Market Deep Fried HUGE Squid / 酥炸大鱿鱼
Feng Chia Night Market Deep Fried HUGE Squid / 酥炸大鱿鱼 NT50

For the sizes, you can choose from NT50 (medium), NT70 (big), NT80 (bigger), NT100 (HUGE). There are also 7 tastes that you can choose from including the original (salt and pepper), lemon/pepper (which we chose), wasabi and seaweed, just to name a few.

Cheese Potato / 起司马铃薯

 Cheese Potato / 起司马铃薯 @ Feng Jia Night Market
Cheese Potato / 起司马铃薯 @ Feng Jia Night Market

Feng Chia Night Marke Deluxe cheese potato combo / 综合起司马铃薯 @ NT65
Feng Chia Night Marke Deluxe cheese potato combo / 综合起司马铃薯 @ NT65

Strongly recommended by netizens, we decided to give the cheese potato a try. Not knowing which flavour to choose, we decided to go for the deluxe (and the most expensive) as it had a little bit of everything within. Frankly speaking, it was just loads of cheese over mashed potato. The mashed potato itself did not have that “wow” factor of truffles (kidding lah…) or at the least tastes of good grade butter. To us, this was just a “filler” dish. You can give this one a miss ;)

章鱼小丸子 / Takopachi Octopus Balls

 章鱼小丸子 / Takopachi Octopus Balls @ Wen Hua Street
章鱼小丸子 / Takopachi Octopus Balls @ Wen Hua Street

 Takopachi Octopus Balls Feng Jia Night Market for NT40 章鱼小丸子
Takopachi Octopus Balls Feng Jia Night Market for NT40 章鱼小丸子

The Takopachi Octopus Balls were SHIOK!! The octopus balls were prepared only upon order (as it was early in the day) and topped off with dried fish, mayo and wasabi dressing. The cool part was that the mayo was not like the usual fatty tasting mayonnaise. Instead, it was milkilicious! With the mayo/wasabi combination, the “fresh-hot-off-the-stove” takopachi, tasted amazing!

Taro, Papaya Milk Juice / 木瓜牛奶,芋头牛奶

NT50 Taro Milk Drink from Feng Jia Night Market introduced by 2moro
NT50 Taro Milk Drink from Feng Jia Night Market introduced by 2moro

This version of the Taro milk drink still had shaved ice bits on each sip. Not the smooth and rich type of milk drink that you would normally expect. Nonetheless, the ingredients are fresh and its still worth 1 try (emphasis on the one). Don’t think we’re coming back for seconds though.

 Fruit juices 3 for NT100 @ Feng Jia Night Market
Fruit juices 3 for NT100 @ Feng Jia Night Market

If you’re travelling in a group, the deal of 3 fruit juices for NT100 is definitely worth it. Usual price of a cup is NT40 for papaya milk and NT35 for lemon with ai yu (爱玉)jelly.


Foods at Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市
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 Longest queue at Feng Jia Night Market for 炒面面包 (Fried Noodles in a Bun?!)
Longest queue at Feng Jia Night Market for 炒面面包 (Fried Noodles in a Bun?!)

 German pork knuckle at Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市
German pork knuckle at Feng Jia Night Market 逢甲夜市

There were 2 particular stalls that we would have tried (given more time and space in our tummies). There was a ridiculously long queue for 炒面面包 (Fried Noodles in a Bun?!). Seriously, can this really be good? If you’ve tried it, do let us know in the comments section below. Also, we’ve stumbled across a german pork knuckle stall in Feng Jia Night Market (and not in an upscale german restaurant). Can this pork knuckle be good? Do let us know if you’ve tried it as well!

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What to eat at Feng Jia Night Market (逢甲夜市)
What to eat at Feng Jia Night Market (逢甲夜市)

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