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Ningbo Vegetarian Restaurants

Written by Kelly Pang Updated Jan. 16, 2021

Jiangdong District

Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant

It is near to the Seven Towers Temple where you can experience the culture of Buddhism. There is takeout food available which is quite delicious and is praised a lot by the customers. The hostess is quite enthusiastic. The amount of dishes is abundant with reasonable prices and they are fresh and healthy. The meat-like vegetarian dishes are mainly made of bean products which are cooked to be like meat both in appearance and in taste. The staple dishes are special and are highly spoken of by the customers.

Chinese name: 莲花素食馆 Lianhua Sushi Guan

Recommended dishes: braised "meat" balls in brown sauce (红烧狮子头, tofu with a meat taste), vegetarian "chicken" (素鸡, bean products with a chicken taste), fried ring bell-like cake (炸响铃, fried bean curd skin with stuffed vegetables), poached egg (荷包蛋), vegetarian noodles (罗汉面), three fresh vegetable noodles (三鲜面)

  • Average price per person: 24 yuan
  • Opening hours: 9am – 10pm
  • Address: 175-1 Baizhang Road, Jiangdong District (江东区百丈路175-1号), near to the Seven Towers Temple (七塔寺)
  • Tel: 0574-87371542
  • Transportation: Take Bus 15, 102, 111, 135, 138, 202, 205 or 357 and get off at the Seven Towers Temple station (七塔寺)

Heart Ease Vegetarian Restaurant

The environment and dishes are full of Zen's meaning. The restaurant is famous for its considerate service and good sanitary condition. Besides, from the perspective of the types of dishes available and their taste, it is intensively praised by the customers. The boss is going to redecorate the restaurant, so the environment will be even greater. Many vegetarians will have meals here after praying in the Buddhist temple.

Chinese name: 静心素食馆 Jingxin Sushi Guan

Recommended dishes: home-style bean curd (家常豆腐), Ningbo-style crispy cake (宁式酥饼), "silver line" soup (银丝羹, tofu and laver soup), vegetarian "chicken drumstick" (素鸡腿, bean products with a chicken taste)

  • Average price per person: 27 yuan
  • Opening hours: 8am – 8pm
  • Address: 179 Baizhang East Road, Jiangdong District (江东区百丈东路179号)
  • Tel: 0574-87332296
  • Transportation: Take Bus 15, 102, 111, 135, 138, 202, 205 or 357 and get off at the Seven Towers Temple station (七塔寺)

Haishu District

Green Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant Wenchang Branch

It also named "Fayin Vegetarian Restaurant" and is a real vegetarian restaurant. It is warmly welcomed by a lot of female customers since the dishes are perfectly suitable for them. It offers very comfortable sofa-style tables and chairs. The walls are covered with hanging potted plants which add some green elements and are very nice. The service is quite considerate and makes you feel at home. Most importantly, the spicy tasting cuisine is strongly recommended by the customers.

Chinese name: 青莲素食文昌店 Qinglian Sushi Wenchang Branch

Recommended dishes: fruit and vegetable juice (蔬果汁), spicy diced "chicken" with peanuts (宫保鸡丁, spicy fried dry-skin tofu with a chicken taste), fried yam with "mutton" (山药羊肉, mushroom and fungus with a mutton taste), pot-cooked broccoli (锅烧西兰花), jade tofu soup (翡翠豆腐羹, stewed tofu, mushrooms and green beans with a light taste), steamed brown rice (糙米饭)

  • Average price per person: 27 yuan
  • Opening hours: 8am – 10pm
  • Address: 47-1 Wenchang Street, Haishu District (海曙区文昌街47-1号)
  • Tel: 0574-87126832, 0574-87526677
  • Transportation: Take Bus 2, 9, 10, 371 or 816 and get off at Xihe Street station (西河街)

Fayin Vegetarian Restaurant Wenchang Street Branch

Its environment is quite good and elegant. The location is also good as it is near to Wenchang Garden and you can enjoy the beautiful scenery there. There are chartered rooms upstairs and several tables downstairs. The dishes are delicious and healthy with organic ingredients. The sanitary situation is extremely good.

Chinese name: 法音素食文昌街店 Fayin Sushi Wenchang Jie Dian

Recommended dishes: similar to those of the Green Lotus Vegetarian Restaurant Wenchang Branch, as above

  • Average price per person: 40 yuan
  • Opening hours: 10am – 8.30pm
  • Address: 45 Wenchang Street, Haishu District (海曙区文昌街45号), near to Wenchang Garden (文昌花园)
  • Tel: 0574-87126832, 13616575501
  • Transportation: Take Bus 2, 9, 10, 371 or 816 and get off at Xihe Street station (西河街)
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