93 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
153, Xing Tian Rd, Xing Tian Village, Da Shu Township, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Buffet, Taiwanese, Buddhist
Part of the Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery located east of Kaohsiung city, at 高雄縣大樹鄉興田村興田路153號. The complex houses Waterdrop Tea House vegetarian restaurant, tea shop, museum, and art gallery.
146, Qinghua St, Sanmin Dist, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Taiwanese
愛家 is part of vegan restaurant chain inspired by Supreme Master Ching Hai, an advocate for veg living. Each location is individually operated. Serves vegan food, desserts, and non-alcoholic beverages.
366, Yangming Rd, Sanming District , Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, American, Western, Taiwanese
蔬福樂, opened Jul 2015 at 807高雄市三民區陽明路366號 , is a cafe that serves all vegan eats -- primarily American style food like burgers with fries, sandwiches, and hot dog.
147, Heping 1st Rd, Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan, Japanese, Take-out
天之御草食, at 高雄市苓雅區和平一路147號, whose name translates to "Heaven Driven Vegan Food," is a Japanese style restaurant serving vegetable takoyaki (octopus balls) and lots of delicacies grilled with soy sauce. All food is made onsite.
295, Yucheng Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, American, Pizza, Italian, Western, Take-out
異國風味蔬食 at 裕誠路295號 makes Taiwanese interpretations of western food, with pizza, quesadilla, pasta, fries, sandwiches, and omlettes. Uses mock meats, egg, and dairy in many dishes. Est. 2014.
63 Tianxiang 2nd Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Chinese, Buffet, Take-out
Pay-by-weight buffet offering 35-40 cooked dishes. Featuring 8-10 different green vegetable dishes, along with dishes of sprouts, seaweed, roots, gourds, beans, tofu, mushrooms, and noodles. A special glutinous rice with mushrooms is available, in addition to the usual white or brown rice. No MSG. Family owned and operated. Next to Love River pedestrian/bike path, in Zuoying District. Easy to spot by English sign and attractive photos outside.
153, Fuguo Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Taiwanese
慈佳素食館, located 高雄市左營區富國路153號, is a little eatery offering basic Taiwan veggie fare - from dumplings, sesame noodles, and bamboo to potato leaves (de gua) and has a salad. Relaxed bamboo style interior with Buddhist paraphernalia. No English menu, but helpful staff with pictures.
2, Alley 33, Lane 56, Zhongzheng 2nd Rd, Lingya District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Indian, Honey
廸立印度健康蔬食坊 is a gourmet style Indian vegetarian restaurant preparing dishes with emphasis on ingredients from organic and/or local farm sources. Specialties include wholewheat kiln-baked cheese pizza (dairy), and seasonal vegetables hot pot (steamboat). Menu is in Chinese, and marks every dish by the type of vegetarian diet that it is included in: egg, dairy, five pungents (onion, garlic, and other allium-family plants), or pure vegetarian (excluding egg, dairy, and "five pungents"). Vegans should inquire about honey. When English is needed, chef Dileep comes out and explains the menu.
39-4, LiuHe Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Western, Take-out, Taiwanese
得來素蔬食 at 六合一路39-4 is a part of a chain of vegetarian breakfast & brunch restaurants. Also sells frozen veggie meat and dumplings to take home.
280, 2F, ZhongShan 1st Rd, Xinxing District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Pizza, Chinese, International, Western, Buffet, Salad bar, Taiwanese
蔬食百匯, at 高雄市新興區中山一路280號2樓 since 2016, is a modern style, large buffet restaurant.
290, Chongde Rd, Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Fast food, Take-out, Taiwanese
愛客漢堡, at 高雄市左營區崇德路290號, is a vegetarian fast food and burger restaurant that opened in Aug 2015. Offers burgers, pasta, rice with side dishes like french fries, onion rings, nuggets, and hash browns. Also has vegan ice cream from Mori vegan (a vegan ice cream shop in Kaohsiung). Marks if dishes contain milk or egg. Some dishes can be made vegan but you have to say it when you order. Menu is in Chinese. 5-minute walk from Ecological District MRT station.
128, Fumin Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Buffet, Take-out, Taiwanese
馮馨素食 at 左營區富民路128號 is small vegetarian eatery. Offering around daily 10 freshly cooked dishes per lunch/dinner as well as made to order items like fried rice or noodles. Also specializes in baozi to go. Best to arrive early, at 12pm for lunch or 5pm for dinner.
1, Tongling Rd, Dashu Township, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Taiwanese
A huge complex at 高雄市大樹區統嶺里統嶺路1號 that houses four Waterdrop Tea Houses and a vegetarian buffet: Front Hall, Twin Pavilions, Camphor Grove (pay by donation), Fo Guang Waterdrop Tea House 1, and Front Hall 2F (all-you-can-eat buffet).
207-1, 3F, 1, Zhanqian North Rd, Zuoying District , Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Chinese, Take-out, Taiwanese
浣花草堂 operates several outlets in Taiwan; this one is in the Zouying Global Mall on the 3rd floor, by Kaohsiung Zuoying Station, at 高雄市左營區站前北路1號3F. Offers lots of hot dishes including hot pot and pasta. Has afternoon tea. Will give you an English menu if you need. Comfortable, fine atmosphere decorated in a traditional Taiwanese style.
628, Dashun 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Take-out, Taiwanese
活力生機園, located 鼓山區大順一路628號, offers nutritious pure food, fresh ingredients and quality. Often hosts yoga classes on the 3rd floor. Downstairs is a mini health food shop.
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