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Dongcheng District

Jingsi Vegetarian Restaurant Big Buddha Temple Branch

It is located in Hutong where you can experience the old Beijing culture. The hygienic condition is of a great standard and it’s tidy. The restaurant features special decorations and a quiet environment. The price is quite economical. The dishes are elegantly named with unique flavors, and the waiters and waitress are quite enthusiastic and considerate. Many a customer speaks highly of this restaurant.

Chinese name: 静思素食坊 (大佛寺店) Jingsi Sushi Fang Dafosi Dian

Recommended dishes: Er Zhi Chan (二指禅, fried gluten and bean products with the appearance and taste of sausage), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹), shredded “pork” in a sweet bean sauce (京酱肉丝, fried mushrooms with a pork taste), Zi Qi Dong Lai (紫气东来, agar-agar and bean products with a meat flavor), sweet and sour “fish” (糖醋鱼, bean products with the appearance and taste of fish), vegetarian “fish” (素鱼, water gluten with the appearance and taste of fish), spicy “kebabs” (羊肉串, roasted gluten with a kebab taste), braised bamboo shoots (油焖鲜笋), vegetarian noodles (罗汉面)

  • Average price per person: 51 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
  • Address: A18, Big Buddha Temple East Street, Art Gallery, Dongcheng District (东城区美术馆北大佛寺东街甲18号), the west exit of Yuqun Hutong (育群胡同)
  • Tel: 010-64008941
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take Bus 104 or 108 and get off at Big Buddha Temple station (大佛寺)
  • 2. Take Bus 103, 109, 111 or 846 and get off at Art Gallery station (美术馆)

Lily Vegetarian Restaurant Caoyuan Hutong Branch

baihe vegetarian restaurantLily Vegetarian Restaurant

There are two main kinds of dishes: one is pure vegetarian cuisine and the other is meat-like vegetarian cuisine. It is in a quadrangle dwelling at Caoyuan Hutong which is full of old Beijing culture. The restaurant is decorated elegantly with book pictures stuck on the walls and is brimming with an intense cultural background. The service here is also quite considerate and gentle. There is also free parking and a credit card facility. The delicious dishes and great service have earned a high reputation from the customers.

Chinese name: 百合素食 (草园胡同店) Baihe Sushi Caoyuan Hutong Dian

Recommended dishes: pumpkin paste (南瓜羹), multi-layered steamed bread (千层饼), vegetarian “sausage” (素肠, gluten and bean products with a sausage taste), yam paste (山药羹), vegetarian “chicken drumstick” (素鸡腿, bean products with a chicken taste), boiled “fish” (水煮鱼, bean products and vegetables with a fish taste), sweet and sour “spare ribs” (糖醋排骨, lotus roots with a spare rib taste), vanilla multi-layered bread (香草千层饼), fried soybeans with a “sausage” (甜豆炒腊肠, gluten and cucumber with a sausage taste)

  • Average price per person: 78 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm
  • Address: A23 Caoyuan Hutong, Dongzhimen North Street, Dongcheng District (东城区东直门北小街草园胡同甲23号)
  • Tel: 010-64052082, 010-64054282
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take Bus 406, 612 or 674 and get off at the southern exit of Dongzhimen Northern Street (东直门北小街)
  • 2. Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Dongzhimen Exit A (东直门站A口) to the west
  • 3. Take Subway Line 5 and get off at Beixinqiao Exit B (北新桥站B口) to the east
  • 4. Take Subway Line 13 and get off at Dongzhimen Exit A (东直门站A口) to the west

Xuxiangzhai Vegetarian Restaurant

It is decorated in an antique style and is very special and elegant. The dishes are cooked with a meat-like style by using vegetarian ingredients. The appearance is quite vivid and the taste is great. There is a buffet service and a direct ordering service for the dishes. The ingredients are all fresh, organic and very healthy. The environment is quiet and is very suitable for friends gathering, dating, family parties or other events. There is also free parking and a credit card facility is provided.

Chinese name: 叙香斋素食 Xuxiangzhai Sushi

Recommended dishes: wrapped rice with medicago (苜蓿手卷), spicy “kebabs” (羊肉串, roasted gluten with a kebab taste), boiled “fish” (水煮鱼, bean products and vegetables with a fish taste), desserts (甜点), “pastel de nata” (葡式蛋挞), sushi (寿司), twice-cooked “pork” (回锅肉, eggplants cooked in sauce with a pork taste), steamed gluten (烤麸), roasted “duck” with a crispy skin (脆皮烤鸭, bean curd skin wrapped around mushroom with the appearance and taste of duck)

  • Average price per person: 77 yuan
  • Opening hours: buffet lunch: 11.30am – 2pm, buffet dinner: 5.30 pm – 9pm, ordinary cuisine order: 10am – 9pm
  • Address: A 26-1, Guozijian Street, Dongcheng District (东城区国子监大街甲26-1号), opposite to the Confucian Temple (孔庙)
  • Tel: 010-64046568
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take Bus 612 or 635 and get off at Beixinqiao Exit West (北新桥路口西)
  • 2. Take Bus 13, 116, 117 or 684 and get off at the Lama Temple station (雍和宫), and then go through the Guojijian west gate (国子监西门) for 100 meters to the west
  • 3. Take Bus 104, 108, 113, 124, 201, 758 or 850 and get off at Andingmen (安定门), and then go through the west exit of Guojijian Street (国子监西口) for about 550 meters to the east

Chaoyang District

Jingsi Vegetarian Restaurant Hepingli Branch

  • Chinese name: 静思素食坊 (和平里店) Jingsi Sushi Fang Hepingli Dian
  • Average price per person: 57 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 9.30pm
  • Address: Huagong Dayuan, Heping West Street, Chaoyang District (朝阳区和平西街化工大院社区内), exit of Heping North Street (和平北街口)
  • Tel: 010-64206839
  • Transportation: 75, 104 (express bus), 119, 123, 125, or Subway Line 5

Tianchu Miaoxiang Vegetarian Restaurant Chaowai Branch

The environment is good and quiet, with few people. It is simply and elegantly decorated. The vegetarian dishes are made with organic, fresh and healthy ingredients. The meat-like dishes, made from vegetarian ingredients, are very delicious in taste and are vivid in appearance. The prices are relatively reasonable. The waiters and waitresses are quite considerate and enthusiastic. There are also Buddhist books provided for you to read while you are waiting for your meal. The restaurant has earned a high reputation from the customers.

Chinese name: 天厨妙香素食 (朝外店) Tianchu Miaoxiang Sushi Chaowai Dian

Recommended dishes: Suiyuan Jiechan (随缘解馋, a sausage-like dish made from gluten and bean products), Hongyan Zhiji (红颜知己, sweet and sour soup boiled with hawthorn), sautéed tender leaves of Chinese toon (美味香椿芽), Wentao Wulue (文韬武略, cold cucumber and dried tofu in a sauce), “steak” in a mushroom sauce (蘑菇汁牛排, specially made bean products with a steak flavor), West Lake Water Shield soup (西湖素菜汤), crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), red bean soup (红豆汤)

  • Average price per person: 56 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm, 2pm – 5pm afternoon tea time
  • Address: No. 0260 Floor 2, Chaowai SOHO Dasha, B6 Chaowai Street, Chaoyang District (朝阳区朝外大街乙6号朝外SOHO大厦D座2楼0260号), west of the Jingguang Bridge (京广桥西)
  • Tel: 010-59001288
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take trolley Bus 101, 112, or 118 and get off at Guandong Dian (关东店)
  • 2. Take Bus 202 (night line), 420, 440, 615 or 619 and get off at Guandong Dian (关东店)

Boweitang Natural Vegetarian Lohas

It is well-known for its quiet, elegant and clean environment which is highly spoken of by the customers. The dishes have a great look and taste. Er Zhi Chan (二指禅, fried gluten and bean products with the appearance and taste of sausage) is quite delicious and strongly recommended by a great many customers. The fire tofu (火焰豆腐) is tasty and saturated from the surface to the inside, it’s quite mouth-watering.

Chinese name: 博味堂自然素食 Boweitang Ziran Sushi

Recommended dishes: sizzling “beef” in black pepper (铁板黑椒牛柳, bean products with a beef taste), tomato soup (番茄浓汤), wrapped rice with fresh vegetables (蔬菜手卷), twice-cooked “pork” (回锅肉, eggplants with a pork taste), stewed lily, taro and pumpkin (百合香芋南瓜), eggplant noodles (茄子面), crispy durian cake (榴莲酥), crispy papaya cake (木瓜酥), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹)

  • Average price per person: 78 yuan
  • Opening hours: 11.15am – 9.30pm
  • Address: 14-9 Anhuili 1st Area, Beiyuan Road, Chaoyang District (朝阳区北苑路安慧里一区14-9号), west of Jiali Dasha (加利大厦西)
  • Tel: 010-57127280, 010-64927559
  • Transportation:
  • 1. Take Bus 1, 386, 419, 479, 656 or 696 and get off at the east side of Anhui Bridge (安慧桥东)
  • 2. Take Bus 2, 387 or 464 and get off at Huizhong Road east exit (慧中路东口)
  • 3. Take Bus 108, 124, 426 or 849 and get off at Beichen Shopping Center (北辰购物中心)

Haidian District

Tianchu Miaoxiang Vegetarian Restaurant Wudaokou Branch

  • Chinese name: 天厨妙香素食馆 (五道口店) Tianchu Miaoxiang Sushi Guan Wudaokou Dian
  • Average price per person: 54 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 10pm, 2pm – 5pm afternoon tea time
  • Address: Room 110, Floor 1, Chuangye Dasha, Tsinghua East Door, Haidian District (海淀区清华东门创业大厦1楼110室), in the Tsinghua Science Development Park (清华科技园内)
  • Tel: 010-62797078
  • Transportation: Take the Yuntong Bus 110, 307, 319, 331, 355, 375, 466, 628, 630 or 655

Jingsi Vegetarian Restaurant Xizhimen Branch

  • Chinese name: 静思素食坊 (西直门店) Jingsi Sushi Fang Xizhimen Dian
  • Average price per person: 57 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 9.30pm
  • Address: Floors 1 and 2, Meiyuan Hotel, A30 Gaoliangqiao Xie Street, Haidian District (海淀区高粱桥斜街甲30号梅苑饭店1-2楼), near to the south gate of the Beijing Jiao Tong University (北京交通大学)
  • Tel: 010-62255792
  • Transportation: Bus 26, Yuntong Bus 16, 103 or 105