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Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants, Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

An increasing number of vegetarian restaurants blossom in Guangzhou in recent years. People nowadays not only related vegetarianism to religion but more to a healthier way of living. Foodies love the city for its authentic Cantonese cuisine, and vegetarians or anybody who enjoys the odd meat-free meal can certainly enjoy one of the cities veg-focused dining establishments. We recommend the following 7 basic Chinese vegetarian restaurants:

Yi Xin SuShi Vegetarian Restaurant (ZhongTai Plaza 怡新素食中泰广场店)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

This vegetarian restaurant is located right next to Guangzhou Guangzhou East railway station. It's very convenient and easy to find. You will first meet the Lord Buddha's statue when you come up using the escalator. There are many Buddhist books in the collection and it looks like a library. This vegetarian restaurant is really busy and sometimes may not able to find a table and may have to wait.
Add: LinHe West Road 161, ZhongTai International Plaza 4 Floor, Guangzhou


Dafo Temple Sushige Vegetarian Restaurant (大佛寺素食阁)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

This vegetarian restaurant is located right next to Beijing Lu Pedestrian Street. DaFo Vegetarian offers traditional Chinese staples like Mapo Tofu, braised eggplant, and rice dishes. They even have vegan sushi and desserts! The buffet is a combination of Western and Eastern dishes. There’s also a sit down vegetarian restaurant on a separate floor so you can choose how you want to dine. Portion sizes are huge. The menu is in Chinese, but there're pictures for every dish.
Add: 27 Xihu Rd, Beijing Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou

Fo You Yuan Vegetarian Restaurant (佛有缘素食馆)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

This vegetarian restaurant is located close to Chen Clan Academy, it's down a little alley, there is a nice little vegetable market in that alley as well. A basic Chinese vegetarian restaurant has a menu in English with photos! With lots of dishes to chose between. It's a big place but gets packed quite often. The staff speaks just enough English.
Add: 1 Fu'er Rd, Zhong Shan Qi Ba Lu, Liwan District, Guangzhou

Lian Chi Hui Vegetarian House (莲池会素食自助餐厅)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

This vegetarian restaurant is located close to Guangxiao Temple. The menu is in English and Chinese with pictures of food.  Generous portions, a lot of vegan options, the owner spoke a little English and is very friendly!
Add: 76 Jinghui Rd, Zhongshan 6th Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou

Yan Yan SuShi Vegetarian Restaurant (缘缘素食)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

A small Buddhist eatery and popular with the locals as its next to Guangxiao Temple. Buffet for a fixed price per person to eat at the restaurant or for takeaway. The vegetarian restaurant has 2 small floors and the ground floor has many places to sit. It's a simple typically Chinese Buddist buffet, with very fresh and tasty food all for the great price of RMB¥10. The buffet consists of about 8 different vegetables, mostly are stewed vegetables (zucchini, zucchini, lotus root, Tomato), and rice and 2 soups.
Add: 48 Jing Hui Rd, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou

Hong Shan Sushi Vegetarian Restaurant (弘善素食)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

Also known as "Between Heaven and Earth." Vegetarian restaurant with a small retail area inside. Mostly vegan, a few things with milk. Reasonable price, RMB¥22 per person. You will be issued a plate, a bowl, chopsticks, and a spoon. Buffet style, they offer a variety of dishes about 50 items including sliced (mini) pizza. The food was relatively hot and pretty fresh.
Add: 2F 180 Fuhua E Rd, Shiqiao, Panyu District, Guangzhou

Wen Xing SuShi Vegetarian Restaurant (文星素食)

Guangzhou Vegetarian Restaurants | Guangzhou Vegan Restaurants

The restaurant is inside Wen Xin Hotel, it is a vegetarian buffet restaurant that's located inside the Wen Xing Hotel. Food is a Buddhist style and reported without any garlic, ginger, egg or dairy. Excellent food for 20 varieties at RMB¥15. Directions: come out metro line 6 Tianpingjia station exit B and turn 90 degrees right. The hotel is the building then facing you approx 100 meters across the intersection with a moon and star logo.
Add: Wen Xing Hotel, Shatai S Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou