14 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
138, Shijie St (at Zhong Zheng Rd), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Thai
梵泰蔬食, at 竹市北區世界街138號, is a vegan Thai food restaurant that sources coconut cream from Vietnam not picked by monkeys. No onion or garlic used. Est. 2016.
216, Jiangong 1st Rd, East District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Fast food, Take-out, Taiwanese
愛家 HsinYue branch, at 新竹市建功一路216號, is part of an international chain of vegan restaurants. Each location is individually owned. Menu offers Taiwanese food with vegetable dishes, curry, and dumplings.
30, Wuling Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Pizza, Italian, Western, Taiwanese
Serves a range of primarily western-influenced food from soup and pizza to pasta and dessert. Uses non-gmo and organic farm produce. Nicely furnished, making for a pleasant dining experience. No Wi-Fi. Has English menu.
114, Shijie St, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Juice bar, Take-out, Taiwanese
綜也蔬食, at 新竹市北區世界街114號, is a vegan restaurant that serves Japanese style ramen and dishes without added MSG. A displays case features an assortment of tarts and desserts. Has fresh juices. Originally est. May 2015 in Zhubei City and moved here in 2016.
388, Xida Rd, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Fast food, Take-out
維珍特, at 北區西大路388號, is situated opposite FE 21 department store. Serves vegan versions of American fast food: faux meat burgers, nuggets, and fries. Originally vegetarian, turned completely vegan in 2016.
4F, Unit 229 Zhongyang Rd, East District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Beer/Wine, Taiwanese
Part of veggie restaurant chain. Menu selection coded for different types of vegetarians, with vegan and wu xin options. Walls adorned with pictures of Hollywood stars. Also a bar, with sports, beer/wine and vegetarian snacks. On the 4th floor of the mall.
Chu Kuang Road (at Zhongzheng), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Buffet, Take-out
Try the vegetable dumplings.
318, Beida Road, Hsinchu City, Hsinchu, Taiwan
聖德素食 is the restaurant name in Chinese, address 北大路318號.
13, Lane 112, Jhongyang Road, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Taiwanese
聖德素食 is the restaurant name in Chinese, address 中央路112巷13號.
136, Xin Yuan St, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Japanese, Take-out
井町, at 新竹市新源街136號, is a Japanese-influenced vegetarian restaurant offering a range of snacks, noodles, and rice dishes. Many dishes contain milk and/or egg, indicated clearly on the menu, but vegans will be able to find a few items. No onion or garlic used. English menu available.
102-3, Guanghua St, North District, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Western, Take-out, Bakery, Taiwanese
Vegan turned vegetarian, this cafe opened July 2015 at 北區光華街102-3號 near Big City shopping centre. Offers meal sets, cakes, coffee and beverages.
24, Science Park Road (at Guan Fu Road 1), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, Chinese, Buffet
如意素食园 is the name in Chinese.
45-5, 2-F Jiangong Road 1 (at Guang Fu Road 2), Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, International
生活禅 is the name in Chinese. This veggie restaurant serves pasta and baked rice. Formerly called Vegetarian Automat.
58, Shuiyuan Street, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Take-out, Taiwanese
Vegetarian food restaurant.
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Zhuoliao village, near Emei township, Hsinchu, Taiwan
A veg-friendly homestay/bed and breakfast in the countryside (峨眉鄉), accessible by train and then taxi or bus. Offers the experience of rustic countryside lifestyle and simple, healthy food along with traditional Chinese tea ceremony. Nearby is the famous Maitreya garden with the giant Buddha statue. Owner speaks Mandarin and English.
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