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188 Nanjing East Road, Section 5, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2761 2277
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Woodlands, null, Singapore
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76 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

This is a very popular buffet vegetarian restaurant so make sure you make reservations. There is a huge variety of food - local delights, Chinese, Japanese, Italian etc... I really love the Japanese handrolls - had 5 of them. The herbal soups were superb, maybe due to the cold weather. You can keep on tasting a bit of everything and... More 

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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 January 2017

More than 200 dishes, Asian, Western as well as Taiwanese dishes made with vegetables. This place is not just for vegetarians but also for every one who loves vegetables. Dishes taste like meats are not meat, Tofu or other veggies. Seeing is believing on food is a right expression about this restaurant. If you want alcohol, you have to stand... More 

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Bentley Park
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Being a meat eater, I had trepidations about having a dinner at a vegetarian restaurant... I needn't have worried, the food was so interesting and well presented and I couldn't resist trying most of the offering! The only reason I didn't try it all was that I was thoroughly stuffed and couldn't fit another fungus/mushroom in!

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Paris, France
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I was taken to this vegetarian buffet for my birthday and told that it was the best in Taipei. As a vegetarian, I was filled with anticipation. What a disappointment. The restaurant was very crowded and noisy at 7 p.m. on a Friday, which doesn't make for a pleasant dining experience. The layout of the place is confusing at best.... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

this restaurant is provided you more than 200 kind of food, you can eat as mush as you can in 1.5 hours, if you buy advance coupon, it is 500 NT per each but the booking seat is recommend, I must visit this restaurant every time i go taipei and I see the seats is no empty every time.

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Manila, Philippines
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70 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I'm not a big fan of buffets, as the quality is often affected by the sheer quantity of food. But at this vegetarian restaurant, it's a feast of flavors that makes you want to eschew meat altogether. Plus Haagen Dasz is part of the buffet!

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Thank MayAllBeingsBeHappy
ottawa canada
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309 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

A vegetarian dream come true.Still a great place to sample a vast array of Chinese and Western vegetarian dishes.Monday's are discount rates.The price has not changed for years.The new location is easy to get too with mrt.The dishes are tasty .They have a decent dessert section,including Hagen Daaz ice cream.Well worth the visit.

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Thank zalnikor
WashingtonDC
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810 reviews
563 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

A big group of friends and I went to Jen Dow restaurant while we were in Taipei for a week. Overall, it's a pretty good vegetarian buffet with more options than I can possibly remember. The place itself is rather large. At some point it seems like a bit of a maze because you find a new room with all... More 

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London, England
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Taken to this by vegetarian business colleague who is based in Taipei. Huge range of dishes arranged in a series of self service counters with cooks behind keeping up the stocks. Large but subdivided so that overall ambience is pleasant and not too noisy. Amazingly colourful displays and lots of glass jars like an apothecaries shop. Extremely efficient polite staff.... More 

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Thank Travellerstails
France
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Huge vegetarian restaurants in Taipei. The food is good and original. Beware as the place also hosts weddings so it is best sometimes to call before.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 188 Nanjing East Road, Section 5, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Taipei
  • Phone Number: +886 2 2761 2277

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?