• Pǐn Lián SùShí 品莲素食

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Vegan
Chinese
Buffet

Vegan buffet restaurant. All-you-can-eat, pay one price. Open Mon-Sun 11:30am-2:00pm, 6:00pm-8:00pm.


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6 Reviews

First Review by MissJoJo

baey

Points +133

Vegetarian
14 Dec 2023

Buddhist vegetarian restaurant

Free for those 80yrs and above.
Free for the first 10 road and other municipal cleaners as well as for anyone who can't afford.
Before the restaurant closes each night, they will pack up whatever are leftover for the homeless to collect.
They are on the same row, just a few steps away from the Paxton Vacances Hotels & Resorts-Sanya.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!


While having our lunch, a monk walked in with an alms bowl. Had not seen mahayana monks using alms bowl before. He was wearing grey robes which looked like it needed a good wash badly. He looks like he has been walking far and roughing it out. Anyway, he went on to put food, soup and everything else into his alms bowl. We offered him something from the buffet and that was when we noticed his alms bowl. It was like a pond.. filled with soup and everything else submerged. The way our great teacher, the Buddha, would have expected. If this was his practice, there is much to respect of his practice!

After he had his bowl filled he as quickly as he came, disappeared out of the restaurant. Wanted to make some dana to him, but the restaurant staff does not know who he is. They said they normally don't speak or ask the monks who come to collect food from their restaurant. Was disappointed that we can't do more for him. Nevertheless, was so inspired with what the restaurant does and even more so to see that monk.

Updated from previous review on 2023-12-14

Pros: Putting compassion & loving kindness into practice, Tasteful wooden furniture, Clean

Cons: On the 2nd floor. , Will be hard for those with disabilities

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DesmondLee

Points +67

Vegetarian
15 Nov 2023

Yummy Buffet!

Vegan buffet 😋 only 30 yuan. Lots of variety from soup to main and desert.
Beautiful rest and stop place.

Updated from previous review on 2023-11-15

JamesSpeirs

Points +17

Vegan
28 Dec 2021

RMB 28 / person

Great buffet, very popular so get there early if possible.

Pros: Lots of options, Have chilli sauce which is unusual for Buddhist

Cons: Can be tricky to get a seat as it’s very popular

LucasWeiss

Points +331

Vegan
27 Dec 2021

Excellent Chinese Vegan Buffet

Very nice selection of dishes, good quality, cheap price, very good value for the money, cosy atmosphere

Pros: Huge variety, Good quality, cheap price, Not too oily as in most other Chinese buffets

Cons: 10 km away from main tourist areas

nomhla

Points +26

Vegan
12 May 2021

Oh my goodness! what a treasure of a place. Fresh food. Delicious. Healthy.

It was like finding water in the desert. Friendly staff. Delicious vegan food that is bursting with flavor.

Updated from previous review on 2021-05-12

Pros: All vegan, Always refill everything, Flavorful

Cons: The address listed is not accurate

MissJoJo

Points +376

Vegan
04 Jan 2021

Low Cost Vegan Buffet

This lovely restaurant provides a fully vegan “all you can eat” buffet at a set price. There are plenty of hot dishes, cold dishes, soups, hot-pot, sweets and drinks to choose from ,all for 28RMB at the time of writing.
The food was varied, delicious and freshly prepared. I think this is a Buddhist restaurant, I saw a monk eating there.
This is a must-try if you are in the area.

Pros: Great value, Plenty of choice, Lots of vegan sweets




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