Xi’an is rich with Buddhist influences, so vegetarian dishes and restaurants should be available in abundance…
But, if a stroll down the average hotpot riddled street leaves you wanting more diverse and exciting vegetarian options, then this list is for you. The vegetarian restaurants below have devoted themselves to providing a myriad of tasty vegetarian options that we think will reinvigorate your lacklustre diet and prove that being a vegetarian in Xi’an can be easy and exciting．
Daxingshan Temple · Baoyan vegetarian restaurant
This is a vegetarian restaurant in the temple, which tastes more like Sichuan cuisine. The hall of the restaurant is decorated in Chinese style, and you can admire the Buddha statue. The portions are large and cost effective. Many dishes are made from bean products. The service in the restaurant is also very warm.
Address：No.55, xingshansi West Street, Xiaozhai, Yanta District, Xi’an City, Shaanxi Province
Chinese Address: 陕西省西安市雁塔区小寨兴善寺西街55号
This is a high-end vegetarian restaurant and the location is easy to find. Every set meal on the menu has a very detailed nutritional reference and the dishes are very delicate. The atmosphere was quiet and the waiters spoke softly. It’s a great place for entertaining and dating. There are partitions between each table, which provide good privacy.
Address: 2F, Hesheng Jingguang Center, Fenglin Road
Chinese Address: 枫林路禾盛京广中心2楼
Opening hours: 10:00-22:00
SUXIN 素心茶房 · 禅意素食
This is a vegetarian restaurant with dhyana on the fourth floor of China Plaza. It is a quiet and elegant teahouse, as well as a private restaurant. It has a high level of privacy. Light music is played in the store to relieve stress and fatigue. It is a good choice for business negotiation and personal relaxation.
Address: 4th Floor, Unit 2, Building 6, Zhongmao Plaza, Youyi West Road
Chinese Address: 友谊西路中茂广场6号楼二单元四楼
Opening hours: 10:00-23:00
1. SUXIN 素心茶房 素食餐厅
Address：Floor 4, Longhu Xingyue Hui, No. 888, Xinkai North Road, Yanta District, Xi ‘an, Shaanxi
Chinese Address: 陕西省西安市雁塔区新开门北路888号龙湖星悦荟四楼
2. SUXIN 素心茶房 （小寨店）
Address: Room 392, 20th Floor, Dongfang Hotel, Xiaozhai West Road, Yanta District, Xi ‘an, Shaanxi
Chinese Address: 陕西省西安市雁塔区小寨西路东方大酒店20楼392号
Opening Hours: 10:00-23:00
Tel: 029-87654330； 13571876627
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