Serves meat, veg options available. Chinese restaurant with vegan choices. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Non-veg
Yokohama Shi, Nakaku Yamashitacho 139 Ban, Nakayama Tori
Yokohama, Japan 2310023
0456639396

Mon-Sun 9:30am-11:00pm

more-less
reviews

Reviews

First Review by kaliyanei
kaliyanei
kaliyanei
  • vegan
Contributions
+14

Delicious Veggie Options, Authentic Chinese

4
Posted on 10 / 01 / 2014

Highly recommended! They have a wide array of more than 20 standard Chinese dishes like gulaorou, jiachang doufu etc. The waitress immediately asked if we were vegetarian and if we could eat eggs, fish and so on. The vegetarian menu is in Chinese and Japanese, but the staff speak enough English to describe the dishes. But it really doesn't matter, they are all very good. About one third of the dishes are based on some kind of faux meat, but the "chicken pieces" we tried had a very hearty texture without any weird aftertaste. The rest is various kinds of tofu, veggies and fried things (spring roll, noodles...) There are only 2 or three dishes that contain egg, so make sure to confirm the ingredients with the staff if you are vegan.

The restaurant is not indicated on the Motomachi guide map, so it's a little tricky to find. It's located right next to one of the temples in Chinatown a short walk from the station. The Kanji are 長城饭店 (Great Wall Restaurant, chin. Changcheng fandian).
We had the Lazijiding ("Chicken" pieces with chili) and Mapodoufu (Spicy soft tofu). Both were really good, authentic Chinese food (not touristy stuff). The mapodoufu was a little unusual due to the addition of autumnal mushrooms, but tasty. Portions were normal and pricing moderate (700 - 1600 Yen).

Pros: Authentic, reasonable price, delicious
Cons: not on Guide Map, not health oriented, no English menu
  • Umi2015 Umi2015

    English menu just added!
    As of late May 2015, vegetarian menu only is in English (including vegan options), with the rest of the menu in English soon to come. I'm actually a vegetarian and frequent this restaurant, as the food is so tasty and is one of the only places in Yokohama Chinatown that can make food without meat or fish (including flavoring, which is always a challenge in Japan). The owner is really friendly too :).

    more-less

 

This business supports the service that HappyCow provides :o)

 

If you are the Owner of a listing on this site, we invite you to join our highly successful Priority Friend program today. click for details >>

 

Close

Dear Owner and Manager of Choujouhanten:


While your business is currently a free listing on HappyCow, there is so much more we can do to further promote your business to the millions who visit this site every year.

Enjoy more...

Here's how you can take advantage of HappyCow's Internet popularity:

Your sponsorship will keep the HappyCow service strong on the Internet. Thank you.

Close

 

Last updated: 2014/05/27

 

Added: 2014/05/27

 

Added by: Guest

 

Close