It is brimming with a Buddhist atmosphere including the decoration, the dresses of the waiters and waitresses, and the music, which will make you very peaceful. You can also see some monks and nuns. The restaurant is quiet and tidy. The tableware is also special: the spoons and chopsticks are wooden with the same colors, and the bowls are made from hazel glasses, as are the cups. The types of dishes are abundant with economical prices. It is convenient and free for parking.
Chinese name: 维根素食 Weigen Sushi
Recommended dishes: tofu with spicy pepper sauce (椒香开胃豆腐), fragrant and spicy seaweed (香辣海茸), Guanjie Shanyuan (广结善缘, bean products in soy sauce), sweet potato in osmanthus sugar (桂花糖红薯), hand peeled bamboo shoots (手剥笋), “burdock” soup (牛蒡汤, mushroom and fungus)
The overall layout is with a European style and is very warm and pleasant. The dishes are cooked delicately and with a high quality. The environment is quiet and you can have meals in the open air. The manager follows the guest oriented principle, so the furniture and dishes are chosen and made considerately, and the fabric sofa is quite comfortable. You can sometimes see the Lama having meals here.
Chinese name: 田园素食餐厅 Tianyuan Sushi Canting
Recommended dishes: hand peeled bamboo shoots (手剥笋), sweet and sour (糖醋香排, lotus roots with a spare rib taste), fried agarics with double pepper (双椒木耳), stewed ginkgo with fresh fungus (白果鲜菌), colorful fried corn with pine nuts (五彩松仁玉米), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹), steamed vegetable bun (菜包)
It has gained a good reputation from its customers and is strongly recommended on the internet. The lemon yellow decoration is beautiful, simple and elegant. The prices are economical and the amount of dishes is abundant. There are mainly Sichuan style vegetarian dishes which are very delicious. The ingredients are delicately picked and cooked and are quite healthy. You can surf the internet when drinking your afternoon tea or waiting for your meal.
Chinese name: 向日葵爸爸素食餐厅 Xiangrikui Baba Sushi Canting
Recommended dishes: vegetarian sandwich (三明治, coarse grain bread filled with cucumber and tomato), fried noodles with various vegetables (什锦乌冬面), Nanyang four layer fried rice (南洋四层炒饭)
It is near to Sichuan University where you can experience the university culture. The decoration is quite good. It is the best vegetarian restaurant with reasonable prices and a sound environment nearby. Some dishes are cooked to imitate meat dishes.. Its special dish is the hot pot which tastes unique, different from common hot pot dishes. Most of the dishes served here have a lighter taste.
Chinese name: 清水荷花素食餐吧 (川大店) Qingshui Hehua Sushi Canba Chuanda Dian
Recommended dishes: sizzling “beef” with black pepper (黑椒素牛肉, bean products with a beef flavor), soya bean milk (豆浆), rice paste (米浆), sweet and sour “spare ribs” (糖醋排骨, lotus roots with a spare rib taste), fried vegetarian sausage with tube bamboo shoots (筒笋烧素肠, bean products and gluten with the appearance and taste of sausage)
Mandana (缦达那) means the home of the Bodhisattva. It is one of the rare superior vegetarian restaurants in Chengdu. The decoration is elegant and of a high quality. It follows the principles of no smoking, no wine, no eggs, no meat and no monosodium glutamate. The dishes are made from fresh vegetables and bean products which are quite healthy and delicious. It also offers a free parking service and is a great place for a business dinner.
Chinese name: 幔达那素食馆 Mandana Sushi Guan
Recommended dishes: hand peeled bamboo shoots (手剥笋), sweet and sour “spare ribs” (糖醋排骨, lotus roots with a spare rib taste), stir-fried celery and lily bulbs (西芹百合), vegetarian “goose” (素鹅, a mixture of dried tofu skin, mushroom and mats to have a “goose” appearance), vegetarian “fish” (素鱼，water and gluten with the appearance and taste of fish), healthy soup (大补汤), pumpkin paste (南瓜羹)
It is decorated in an antique style. All the dishes served are vegetarian. The first floor is a teahouse and the second floor is a restaurant; the environment is simple, quiet and elegant. There are pretty ladies carrying out tea making performances. The dinnerware is made with colored glazes and is quite beautiful. The design and appearance of the dishes served are delicate, the taste is amazing and their names are creative. It is a great place for you to taste some tea and chat with your friends; you can drink tea with your friends while discussing Buddhist Taoism. Pu’er tea (produced in south-western Yunnan) is welcomed by the customers.
Chinese name: 善水阁素食茶馆 Shanshuige Sushi Chaguan
Recommended dishes: vegetarian diced “meat” (素肉丁, fried green and red peppers with bean sprouts), “bathing beauties” (出水芙蓉, mushrooms in a sweet sauce), vegetarian “sea cucumber” (素海参, fried cabbage and dried vegetables), “freedom” (自在, mashed potato mixed with various vegetables), “recycle” (轮回, vegetarian twice cooked “pork” which is specially made from bean products), Pu Zhao (普照, three fresh delicacies soup)