Lotus Pavilion Restaurant, B1, 153-155 Xinyi Road, Sec. 4 (entrance in alley behind Changhwa Bank. Tel:+886 2 2703-5612 ). An upscale all-you-can-eat buffet.

Heart of the Lotus Garden, 2F No. 108 Xinsheng North Road, Sec. 2 (near intersection with Jinzhou Street – Tel:          +886 2 2560-1950). This is another upscale all-you-can-eat buffet.

Om Ah Hum, No. 6, Alley 18, Lane 60, Taishun Street (off Shida Road – Tel: +886 2 2362-3919 . Located in traditional wooden building and emphasizes fresh and natural vegetarian dishes. While the red toy poodle inside the restaurant claims all the attention, don’t forget to try the casserole and the flaky crust soup which are house specialties.

veggie vendor outside No. 30, Lane 216, Zhongxiao East Road Sec. 4 (in the alleys behind the Dunhua South Road Eslite Mall and book store). The rice noodles are especially delicious and cheap and a plate of their dougan (dried tofu) makes a great side dish.

Armillydo, 13, Lane 170, Xinsheng South Road, Sec. 1 (enter from Lane 243, Xinyi Road, sec 2 – Tel:+886 2 2358-2677). Organic restaurant with Zen style decor. (only tea, no longer lunch & dinner)

King Join, No 18 Shin-Wei Rd (Tel:02-2701-3225      ). Traditional Chinese setting.

Taipei Vegetarian Restaurants