We made the mistake of not making reservations at Mala Yuanyang Hotpot 马辣. The wait was 2 hours at 9pm. Hungry. We headed across the street to Bear One Hot Pot & BBQ 熊一燒肉. This was a mistake. There was no waits and minimum patrons and we should’ve clued in to move along. The place reminded me of a old karaoke / drinking joint back in the 90’s.
Three different types of salt and pepper were presented on the table. Gimmick. France Rose Salt. Mediterranean Pepper salt. The menu was not cheap either for Taiwan standards. $399 NT only offered selective meats. To taste the whole menu an additional $100 NT was required. Where afterwards many items miraculously “ran out”. Each order you are only allowed to choose 4 items. Each plate was teeny tiny.
Squid and Clams.
Prawns. Perhaps one of the better item on the menu. 4 / dish.
2 Chicken Wings and 4 pieces of rib eye.
Some mix of mushrooms drowning in butter garlic. A mouthful of grease was not my way to end the night thank you very much.
A mini sukiyaki with greens and tofu.
The service was poor, slow and they did not offer to show us how they preferred us to cook the food. Given it is All You Can Eat. I would like to grill and boil as I please. The ice cream stations were poorly attended to. I would not recommend to fill your bowls with this. We would not recommend you to come here period.
2 Fl – No. 155, Xiníng South Rd, Wanhua District Taipei City, Taiwan 108
+886 2 2370 8468
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