With a quiet and peaceful environment, this restaurant also excels in its dishes, many of which are made to resemble meat or fish in every respect: including appearance, aroma and taste. A common complaint, however, is that some dishes are too oily.
name: 觉园素斋 Jueyuan Suzhai
tofu pudding (豆花), rice tofu (米豆腐)，cakes cooked with sweet wine (甜酒粑), chicken roasted with Chinese chestnut (板栗烧鸡), sautéed diced chicken with peanuts (宫爆鸡丁), quickly-fried pig kidney (爆炒腰花), stewed bean curd with minced pork in pepper sauce (麻婆豆腐)
Reminder: The ‘meat’ and ‘fish’ here are all made from vegetarian ingredients
price per person: 40 yuan
Address: 11 Fushui Road, Yunyan District 云岩区富水路11号
Tel: 0851-5829609 or 0851-5841957
hours: 9 am–9 pm
Transportation: 1)Take bus 4, 5, 6, 21, 22, 25, 31 (one-way traffic), 32,
40, 42, 45, 54, 61, 64, 68 (up direction), 68 (down direction), 69, 202, 253,
303 or 304, get off at Zhongshan Dong Road (中山东路) and then walk about 30 meters; 2)
Take bus 6, 18, 24, 34, 37, 42, 44, 61, 68 (up direction), 68 (down direction),
253 or 303, get off at the East Gate (东门) and then walk about 50 meters.
This is a century-old temple. The dishes may look ordinary, but they taste delicious and the prices are moderate. If you want to reminisce about the good old days with old acquaintances, this restaurant is a wonderful choice. Vegetarian scalloped pork is especially recommended.
name: 弘福寺妙香林素餐厅 Hongfusi Miaoxianglin Sucanting
Reminder: The ‘meat’ and ‘fish’ here are all made from vegetarian ingredients.
price per person: 40 yuan
Address: 187 Lao Zaoshan Road, Yunyan District 云岩区老枣山路187号
hours: 6:30 am–6 pm
Transportation: Take bus 1 (one-way traffic), 2 (one-way traffic), 10
(one-way traffic), 12 (one-way traffic), 13, 31 (one-way traffic), 32, 33, 41,
51, 53, 68 (up direction), 68 (down direction), 72, 224, 225, 226, 227, 228,
231, 232, 248, 314 or 602 and get off at Zaoshan Road (枣山路).
1. Chanyue Sutuo Vegetarian Restaurant
The environment here, with a special kind of antique beauty, can cheer you up. There are curtains separating the tables. Besides, the tea area and the dining area are strictly separated. Food servings are generous and prices are affordable.
name: 禅悦酥陀 Chanyue Sutuo
dishes: Buddhist fried rice (佛门炒饭), mashed Chinese yam (山药泥)
price per person: 45 yuan
Address: floor 1of Fudu Mansion, Lin Street, 123
Fushuinan Road, Nanming District 南明区富水南路123号富都大厦邻街1楼
Tel: 0851-5806866 or 0851-5806966
hours: 24 hours a day
Transportation: 1) Take bus 6, 18, 24, 253, 303, 31 (one-way traffic), 34, 37, 42, 44, 61, 68 (up direction) or 68 (down direction), get off at Da’nanmen (大南门), and then walk about 90 meters; 2) Take bus 2 (night bus), 6 (night bus), 8, 9, 26, 46, 48, 63, 66, 67, 237, 307, 310 (one-way traffic), k237, get off at Zhuanshi Square (钻石广场) and then walk about 120 meters.
service: You can pay by bank card and wireless Internet is available.
2. Pure Heart Vegetarian Restaurant
Buddhism emphasizes a pure heart and advocates vegetarian food. In the world of bean products here, you can discover some unique flavors. The ‘chicken’ made from beans is especially recommended.
name: 净心素食 Jingxin Sushi
Reminder: The 'meat' and 'fish' on the menu are all made from
Address: 142, Nanchang Road, Nanming District 南明区南厂路142号
Tel: 0851-5721000 or 0851-5721111
Transportation: Take bus 38, get off at Wuyue Road (武岳路) and
then walk about 200 meters.
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