Top 10 Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants
Even curious carnivores should agree that the tasty vegan options available at these restaurants would please even the most discerning palate. From breakfast to brunch, dinner to late-night snacking, and every meat-free meal in-between, we're sure that you'll find the very best veggie dining experiences using our Top 10 list as your guide.
131 DaYi St (at Sin Le St), Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Ovo, Chinese, Buffet, Salad bar, Taiwanese
千葉養生素食, at 鹽埕區大義街131號, offers buffet which includes a small salad bar and a few varieties of sushi/seaweed, noodles, vegetables, stews, dumplings, and bean curd dishes. Choice of white or brown rice. Cashier looks at your selection and calculates a price. Simple set up with seating on the 2nd floor. Look for a sign in English "Vegetarian Rice Dumplings."
274 Jhongsiao-1st Rd, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
With additional locations in downtown Pingtung, Taipei, Taichung, and Taitung this buffet chain uses no alcohol or eggs in their cooking. In addition to regular buffet items, pot-sticker dumplings, oven-baked onion cakes, salads and refreshments are available. Offers 35-50 dishes (few raw, mostly cooked) including sprouts, greens, seaweed, roots, gourds, funghi, noodles, fried rice, and soups. Priced by weight (except sushi and dumplings, by piece). Address in Chinese: 高雄市新興區忠孝一路274號.
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.
3, Hexi Rd, Yancheng District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Chinese, Taiwanese
寬心園 group of mid-scale, causal-modern restaurants in multiple cities serving vegetarian cuisine. This one is by the Love River. Menu offers set meals with fragrant clay pots plus some salads, rice dishes, desserts, and drinks.
507, Zihyou 3rd Rd, Zuoying District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Chinese, Buffet, Salad bar, Take-out, Taiwanese
蔬醒健康蔬食, at 507 自由三路, is a family-run restaurant offering set dishes, an all-you-can-eat buffet, as well bento box take-out. Emphasis is on healthy preparation. Buffet features a salad bar, soup, vegetable dishes, noodles, choice of rice, plus drinks. Dishes containing milk or egg are marked (in Chinese). Store manager speaks English and can assist with questions. Est. 2016.
30, Gunan St, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Western, Bakery, Fusion, Taiwanese
木葉粗食 at 鼓南街30號 is a farm-to-table cafe serving western-fusion menu and sources most of the organic ingredients from its own farm and other local farmers. Seasonal menu includes items such as soups, sandwiches, pita, raw and cooked desserts (chocolate pie, brownie, ice-cream), tea, single-origin coffee with macadamia/almond milk. Labels gluten-free and buddhist items. Contemporary setting. Est. 2015 previously at 57, Linquan St.
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.
6F, 777, Sec. 2, BoAi Road (at Hanshin Shopping Mall), Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Japanese, Buffet, Salad bar, Juice bar, Taiwanese
Fancy buffet restaurant with a huge range of food including salads, veggie sushi, desserts, coffees and teas, and much more. They even have a few western dishes like pizza (with cheese), and lots of Japanese-style dishes.
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