5 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Honglong Alley, Honglongjing, Old Town, Dali, China
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Buddhist
一然堂素食馆, at 大理市古城红龙井红龙巷, is Buddhist vegan restaurant, health food shop, and reading/contemplation room. Moved here in 2015. All you can eat buffet for a donation. Food waste is viewed negatively, you are required to eat all food added to your plate.
Binhai Ave, Dali, China
Cuisine: Ovo, Chinese, Take-out
Modern ovo-vegetarian restaurant situated on a pedestrian-only shopping street. Some English speaking staff. Offers a buffe with hot and cold dishes, buns, rice and flower tea. Hot pot also available. December 2017 reported not fully vegan.
B2-1 Jiulongju, Fuxing Rd (at Dali Old Town), Dali, China
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Buffet, Juice bar
爱莲说素膳, at 复兴路西侧九隆居B2-1号2号, is a contemporary vegetarian food restaurant with zen ambiance. Easily recognizable shopfront signage. Located on a quiet pedestrian back St. between BoAi Rd. and Renmin Rd. Buffet available 11:30am-1:30pm & 5:40-8pm. Closed due to repairs, Spring 2018 - please let HappyCow know if/when it reopens.
293 Yin Cang Rd (at XinMin Rd), Dali, China
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Buffet
Small vegetarian restaurant tucked in a little side alley. Pay one price for personal hot pot and buffet or for just the buffet. Buffet offers veggies, mock meats, soup, and rice. Tea and juice available.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
Xue Fu Road 24 (at Dali Old Town), Dali, China
Small vegetarian food store that sells many kinds of products from faux meat and beans to peanuts, ready-to-eat food and snacks. It's near Dali XueYuan (University) on the big hill (Xue Fu Lu) that goes from the University down to the 124 Guo Dao road.
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