MAHI MAHI TODAY is located on Gengsheng Road in Taitung City. A youthful floor-to-ceiling window dotted with blue pillars greets customers as they arrive. It is a creative restaurant, specializing in dolphinfish dishes. In particular, in addition to serving dishes, it is also a free bicycle rest stop. MAHI MAHI not only has convenient parking at the front door, but also provides free water. Combined with fast and delicious meals, it makes it easier for riders passing Provincial Highway No. 9 to stop and enjoy the food.
At the entrance, there is a fridge with a variety of local seasonal fruits and vegetables, which are delivered directly from local farmers. In addition to being used for cooking, they are also sold directly to consumers. The wooden cabinets on the side are filled with agricultural products from Taitung, such as roselle nectar, honey, scallop sauce, etc.The name of MAHI MAHI TODAY is very special. In addition to the general name of dolphinfish in Hawaiian, MAHI MAHI has another meaning:strong. What the store wants to express is that consumers who want to come here can follow MAHI MAHI to travel around the world. The store owner’s intentions can be better understood one you experience it for yourself. He hopes to bring an unforgettable experience to every customer.
The store is simple and bright with wooden tables and chairs, and a dolphinfish world map is hung on the wall. Dolphin fish is a migratory fish distributed in three major oceans. It is found in tropical, subtropical and temperate waters around the world. It often feeds on flying fish, jellyfish, and cuttlefish on the sea. Traditionally, Taiwanese fishermen have called the dolphinfish a flying black tiger. The Singang Fishery Harbor in Chenggong Township has a Kuroshio Current flowing throughout the year, bringing a large number of migrating fish. Every April and October is the fish season, and these migrating fish as they come to the east coast for food.
MAHI MAHI TODAY uses the fresh seafood caught by Chenggong Harbor, which is sealed directly with seawater and then sent directly to the store. The professional chef then handles the seafood and carefully removes the bones and slices. They use the secrets taught by the Chenggong fisherman to allow each piece of fish to be slightly pickled with white wine and salt. It is then quickly frozen to preserve the freshness of the fish. Dolphinfish has a delicate texture, whether it is eaten as sashimi, or fried and grilled. There are 11 kinds of products in the store, with prices ranging from NT$ 75 to NT$ 150 per meal. Each meal is delicious and economical for most tourists. The meals in the store are freshly prepared as ordered. While you are waiting, you can also chat with friends, or simply take a break. Next time you pass MAHI MAHI TODAY, don’t forget to come in and travel around the world with mahi mahi!