Fenchihu Lunchbox

Restaurant 604, Taiwan, 嘉義縣竹崎鄉,奮起湖103號 Published on: 13-11-2015

3.00 - 5.00 USD

Fenchihu Lunchbox is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Fenchihu lunchbox has been widely known for more than half a century for its well-preserved taste following the traditional recipe and carefully selected fresh ingredients.

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Why Fenchihu Lunchbox is special ?

Fenchihu lunchbox has been widely known for more than half a century for its well-preserved taste following the traditional recipe and carefully selected fresh ingredients. Welcome to Fenchihu, you are to enjoy the authentic taste of Fenchihu lunchbox from every bite. “Persistent” is the secret of success of Fenchihu lunchbox!

Fenchihu was once the refuel stop for the old Alishan trains and is now a popular Taiwan destination for travelers to take a rest and appreciate the wonderful surroundings before reaching the Alishan Forest Recreation Area. Other than exploring Fenchihu, what most of the travelers would do is to enjoy traditional lunchboxes that contain rice, pork chop, chicken leg, soy sauce-marinated egg, vegetables, as well as purchase the special lunchboxes made from different materials such as bamboo, iron, or wood as mementos.

Source: http://www.travelking.com.tw/

How to get to Fenchihu Lunchbox?

One can still eat this rice box at several outlets in the village but Fenchihu Hotel restaurant is the most popular and most tasty.

You can reach Fenchihu Hotel by:

By THSR (Taiwan High Speed Rail):

Taipei Main Station →HSR Chiayi Station → Chiayi → Fenchihu Hotel

By Alishan Forest Railway:

Alishan Forest Railway Beimen Station → Chiayi Railway Station → Fenchihu Station → Fenchihu Hotel

(Train Time: once a day at 13:30 from Chiayi and Alishan & additional train at 09:00 on holidays/weekends from Chiayi)

By Bus:

Take direct bus - Chiayi Bus to Fenchihu. Bus is available twice a day at 07:10 and 15:10 (Chiayi Bus is available on the opposite side of Alishan Railway Station.).

Take bus – Chiayi Bus (Dabang or Alishan route) to Shizuo and take our shuttle bus to the hotel (advance reservation is required for the shuttle service, and twd 100/guest will be charged on holidays & weekends.

Alishan ↔ Fenchihu shuttle service is available during weekends (Sat. & Sun.) and holidays.

11: 55 Fenchihu → Alishan Forest Recreation Area

13:10 Alishan Forest Recreation Area → Fenchihu

Drive on your own:

National Highway no. 3 → Jhongpu Interchange → Alishan Highway → Turn left at Shihchuo (63.3km on Provincial Highway no. 18) to County Highway no. 169 → Fenchihu Hotel

Source: http://www.fenchihu-hotel.com.tw/

Selling points

  • A perfect memento to all travelers
  • Very cheap lunchbox, good taste
  • Suitable for a picnic or camping
  • Tasty food in a lunchbox
  • Must try food in Fenchihu


  • Noise level Normal
  • Budget Budget
  • Alcohol NO
  • Air condition NO
  • Had kid menu NO
  • Accept credit card NO
  • Serve breakfast NO
  • Serve halal NO
  • Serve vegeterian NO
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604, Taiwan, 嘉義縣竹崎鄉,奮起湖103號

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Tips for you

  • Vendors come onto the train to sell them at Fencihu station (NTD100 a pop).
  • The rice box comes in paper box but for souvenir one has a choice of metal box to decorative wooden box to bring home after finishing up the content.
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