Serves meat, veg options available. Chain modern Asian fusion restaurant. This one is located a 3-minute walk from Maastricht central station. Made to order food, mostly meats but has vegetarian dishes clearly labeled. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Asian, Fusion, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
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First Review by Gudrun
Gudrun
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Creative veggie fusion food in a non-veg place

4 Posted on 12 / 31 / 2013

When we planned our day trip to Maastricht we had some difficulties to find a vegan-friendly place for lunch - which is quite astonishing for a city which is famous for its number, quality and variety of restaurants.

"Umami" was not listed on Happy Cow yet. Eventually we found a vegan blog with a positive review of "Umami" and we decided to give it a try - also because of its convenient location right across the central station.

We arrived at noon and were the only guests at that time, maybe because having warm lunch in a restaurant is not so much a Dutch tradition.

The first pleasant surprise: the friendly waitress was a vegan!

The lunch card is not big but has 4 vegan dishes: "Chuka Wakame" (Japanese seaweed salad with cucumber), "Tropical Beetroot" (beetroot salad with tropical fruit), "Buddha Mix" (three kinds of mushrooms with celery) and "Spicy Monk" (zucchini served with tofu in a spicy tomato sauce).

The dishes are small and are supposed to be combined and shared. A combination of the four vegan dishes including white rice costs EUR 14.95 which is really not expensive.

The food was of the kind I often miss in our veggie restaurants: delicious, creative, fresh, colorful, with surprising combinations, nicely arranged in little bowels.

We did not try the dinner card, but for sure "Umami" is a good alternative when no veggie places are around - or when you just want to try something new.

Pros: delicious + creative food, friendly service
Cons: serves meat, wish they had more veg options

 

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Last updated: 2014/01/01

 

Added: 2013/12/30

 

Added by: Gudrun

 

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