Guide to Taichung Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.
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Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (40 Listings)

Jhong Xing Su Shih

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
320, ZhongMei Street (at GongYi Road/ behind Sogo /West Side), Taichung, Taiwan
Open for lunch from 10:30am, dinner from 5pm, closed Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan, Taiwanese, Fast Food, Buffet

A small Lunch & dinner buffet spread (up to 30 choices). Food is brought out prior to 10:30 so only a couple dishes may be hot. Brown rice available. Pay by weight. This area is loaded with small veggie places. Explore south further down Zhongmei St and the side alleys. Inexpensive.

Kung Ping Restaurant

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113-6, Shuangshi Road, Sec. 1 (at Yucai South Street, Bei District), Taichung, 404
Open Mon-Sun 10.00-19.00.
Cuisine: Vegan, Taiwanese, Buddhist

Small corner veggie place in the Yizhong area near many universities and Zhongshan Park. Offers a buffet (by weight) and additional menu made to order. Few mock meats and no MSG used. Has been open over 30 years. Owner's sister speaks English. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Loving Hut - Hankou

  • Vegan Restaurant
4.5 stars 2 reviews
266, Sec 4, Hankou Road, North District, Taichung, 404
Open Mon-Sun lunch and dinner.
Cuisine: Vegan, Taiwanese, Take-out

Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for vegetarian living. Serving food, coffee, non-alcoholic beverages, and more. Inexpensive.

Loving Hut - Nantun - temporarily closed

  • Vegan Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
400, Sec. 11, Dadun Street, Nantun District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open daily for lunch and dinner from 11am.
Cuisine: Vegan, Taiwanese, Take-out

Part of international chain of vegan restaurants opened by followers of Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for vegetarian living. Name in Chinese 愛家國際連鎖餐飲, address 台中市南屯區大墩11街400號. Each location is individual family owned and operated. Reported temporarily closed for renovations. Please update HappyCow of changes. Inexpensive.


  • Vegan Restaurant
3.0 stars 2 reviews
365 Zhongmei Street (at GongYi Road, just behind Capitan Market), Taichung, Taiwan
Open Tue-Fri 9am-9pm, Sat-Sun 11:30-21:30.
Cuisine: Vegan, Taiwanese, Chinese

Chinese name 梅門客棧. Part of an organization promoting Pingshuai Chi Gong which offers healthy set meals. Moderate.


Chuan Xiang Yuan

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
9, Sec. 1, Darong St, Xitun District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Tue-Sun lunch and dinner, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Taiwanese, Take-out

Specialty hand-cut noodle restaurant. Also offers soups and rice dishes, small plates of appetizers. Spacious with nice dark wood furniture. Average prices. Location is in an alley of Darong Road, behind Tseun Tien (Spring) vegetarian buffet restaurant and a supermarket. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Moderate.

Fung Huang Young Sen Tsai

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.0 stars 1 review
8, Leu Chuan East Street (at a block from Taichung Train & Bus station), Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Ovo, Asian

Very small menu offers hot pots, a set meal, noodles, and fried rice. Shop is small and clean. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Directions: Walking out of the train station, go 1 block and make a left and walk 1 minute. Shop is on the left. Inexpensive.

Guan Dong Vegetarian

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
268, JhongMei Street (at GongYi Road, behind Sogo / West Side), Taichung, Taiwan
Open daily 11-2:30pm, 4pm-8:30pm.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Chinese, Take-out

Small vegetarian cafe offering typical dishes like sesame noodles, dumplings, and also soups where you choose the ingredients yourself (including beets, broccoli, yams, and more). Also, connected, is a small stand offering pancakes, and a few types of vegan pan fried buns with veggies inside (also offers cheese ones so vegans beware). Cash only. Inexpensive.

Gung De Lin

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456, Sec. 1, MeiTsuen Road (at Minsheng Rd, across from middle school, West District), Taichung, Taiwan
Open Mon-Sun 11.00-14.00, 17.00-22.00.

Chinese name 上海功德林素食餐廳, address 台中市西區美村路一段456號. Makes authentic Taiwanese and Shanghai dishes. Menu includes all kinds of dumplings, soups, stir fries, and appetizers. Inexpensive to moderate prices. Other locations in Taiwan (see website). Moderate.

Kuan Xing Yuan - Easy House Vegetarian Cuisine

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393, Sec. 4, Hankou Road, North District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Mon-Sun from 11.30am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Taiwanese, Take-out

Chinese name 寬心園, address 台中市北區漢口路四段393號. Several locations in Taiwan. Causal elegant modern Asian decor. Set meal price range around NT 370-460 each. Healthy food including fragrant hotpots, salads, rice dishes, desserts and drinks. Moderate.

Kwan Xing Yuan - Easy House Vegetarian Cuisine - Nantun District

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
287, DaYeh Road, Nantun District, Taichung, Taiwan
Ope Mon-Sun from 11.30am.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Taiwanese, Take-out

Chinese name 寬心園, address 台中市南屯區大業路287號. Several locations in Taiwan. Causal elegant modern Asian decor. Set meal price range around NT 370-460 each. Healthy food including fragrant hotpots, salads, rice dishes, desserts and drinks. Moderate.

Le Jardin du Petit Prince

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
178, ZhongPing Road, Taichung, 406
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Beer/Wine

Lacto vegetarian main dishes priced from NT$180-300. Nice atmosphere. It doesn't open everyday, so call to confirm before you go. New location as reported to happycow Nov 2010. Previous location 148-1, Sec. 2, TungSan Road. Cash only. Moderate.

Philippe - Paris Lounge

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
9, GuanQian Road, North District, Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, French, Salad bar, Wine

Upscale dining, one of 2 locations. Two floors of dining. Set menus from around NT 500 each and up, plus la carte. All-you-can-eat salad bar is included in set menus. Chinese name 斐麗, address 台中市北區館前路9號. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. Expensive.

Seng Hua Gong - Saint Lotus Vegetarian - Taichung Art Museum

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
115, Sec. 1, Wuchuan Road (at next to the art museum), Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Taiwanese, Western, International, Buffet

All-you-can-eat veggie buffet in a nice spacious setting. Many choices of foods including salad bar, stir frys, soups, desserts, and more. Pay about NT$300 per person for lunch buffet, and more for dinner. Large tables available. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Shiau Jiay Ting - Minisubs

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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27, Bo Guan East Street, North District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Mon-Sun 6am-2pm.
Cuisine: Ovo, Lacto, Italian, Western, Fast food, Take-out

Chinese name 小潛艇, address 台中市北區博館東街27號. Casual eatery offering Taiwanese interpretation of Italian and western food for breakfast and lunch. Uses egg and dairy. Prices cheap to slightly more. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Inexpensive.

Siao Kuay Tsu Su Shih

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 1 review
63, Sec. 2, XiTun Road (at Hakuo Rd), Taichung, Taiwan
Open 11am-10pm, closed Mon.
Cuisine: Western

Vegetarian steak house. Chinese only menu featuring sizzling entrees of vegetarian mock meats (with noodles & veggies), hot pots, and set meals that comes with a soup, salad, entree, and drink. Small & family-run, nice decor, friendly fast service. Expensive for the kind of food served. Moderate.


  • Vegetarian Restaurant
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2F, 88, Sec. 17, Datun 17th Street, Xituin District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Mon-Sun.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Taiwanese, Chinese, Buffet

All-you-can-eat buffet for lunch, afternoon tea/meal, and dinner. Large spread includes hot and cold food, salad bar, made-to-order soup noodles, desserts, tea and coffee, and more. Egg and dairy items are labeled (in Chinese). Chinese name 春天素食, address 台中市西屯區大墩十七街88號2樓. Moderate.

Su Shih Yuan

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
3.5 stars 2 reviews
163, Xiangshang North Road (at /near corner of Sec. 1, Meicun Road), Taichung, Taiwan
Open 11:00-14:00, 17:00-20:00, closed Thur.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Buddhist, Taiwanese

Menu offers assorted hot and cold tea drinks, herbal teas, juices, set rice meal (comes with assorted veggies), noodles, sizzling plates, and hot pots; no egg used but mayonnaise has dairy. Cheap to moderate prices. Nice decor with air conditioning when hot. Small tables seat up to 4. Inexpensive.


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2F, 1, Sec. 1, Taichung Port Road, West District, Taichung, Taiwan
Open Mon-Sun 11:30-14:30, 17:30-22:00.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Italian

High-end vegetarian cuisine chain with locations in Taiwan. Modern, upscale decor. Features a set menu for around NT$400. You choose from one of few main entrees, plus you get appetizer, bread, soup, salad, dessert, and drink. You can only order it as part of a set menu. Some dishes use eggs and dairy; server will point out which dishes are suitable for you. Chinese name is 舒果新米蘭蔬食, address 台中市台中港路一段1號2樓. Moderate.

Tsai Siang Geng - Vital Life

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
33, Sec. 2, Chung Kang Road (Taichung Port Road) (at Datun Street), Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Taiwanese, Juice bar

Healthy food vegetarian restaurant. Varied menu with some photos, includes rice, noodle, hot pots, and more. 2 floors of seating plus space for private function. Simple nice modern decor in white. Has a small retail area selling food products. Moderate.

Tsia An G

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.0 stars 2 reviews
104, Datun 18th Street (at alley location between Da Win St & Win Shin Rd), Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Chinese, Organic

Moderate size, zen-like setting. House specialty is the crispy pan fried dumplings (gyoza) known in Mandarin as "kuo tey." Uses organic vegetables. Brown rice available. Has an English menu. Daily dinner only from 5-9pm. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Vegetarian Buffet

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467, Sec. 2, Henan Road (at Taichung Port Road), Taichung, Taiwan
Open 11-14, 17-20.30.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Buffet, Taiwanese, Take-out

Buffet style restaurant offering a selection of cooked vegetables in different gravys, some fried food, mock-meats, steam buns, tofu, soups, seaweed, and desserts. Pay by weight. Rice is separate (not by weight) and with unlimited re-fills. Meal comes with a soup and a sweet mung bean soup. A few dishes have cheese on them. Inexpensive.

Yi Shiang Yuan

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398, Sec. 2, Tsung De Road (at Bei Twin Chui (North Side) /west of Win Shin Rd/next to Capitan Market), Taichung, Taiwan
Open daily for lunch and dinner.
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Taiwanese, International

Large space with very nice Asian style furniture. No egg or alcohol used. Menu offers assorted appetizers & snacks, sizzler plates, hot pots, rice bowls, noodles, hot and cold beverages. Parking available. Moderate.

Easy House

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256, Sec. 2, Gongyi Road, Taichung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Western, Beer/Wine, Non-veg

Not to be confused with the Kwan Xing Yuan Easy House, this one is Easy House 美式蔬食餐廳 at 台中市公益路二段256號. Serves American/Western style vegetarian food. Several locations in Taiwan. Dishes marked with green "A" are strict Buddhist vegetarian. Large portions. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Moderate.

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (12 Listings)

Leezen - Taichung Port Road

  • Health Food Store
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3, Sec. 2, Chung Kang Road (Taichung Port Road), Taichung,
Open Mon-Sat 11am-9:30pm, closed Sun.

Part of an all vegetarian health food chain with many locations throughout Taiwan. Founded by a Buddhist organization with emphasis on organic, natural, and vegetarian. Most items are vegan, some with dairy. This location is quite large and well stocked with a range of dried food products and snacks as well as a refrigerated case and organic underwear. Upstairs is a casual vegetarian restaurant where you can lounge and get a meal. Located across the street and down a little from the Evergreen Laurel Hotel.

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