1. An Lac vegetarian buffet
You will be able to stack up against your place with all sorts of healthy vegetarian finger food and even mains. Eat as you please — there are 50 or so dishes that are able to satisfy even the most discerning of customers. The restaurant is spacious and great for a family or a group of friends, but do make a reservation in advance because seats (and food) tend to run out.
This is an affordable vegetarian buffet restaurant with only costs VND$99,000 (USD$5.00) for each person.
2. The Veg – Organic Vego & Tea
You are vegetarian and you are looking for a place for food along with drinks, you can think about The Veg. It’s one of those places where you can spend the whole day under the cool A/C, away from the Hanoi sun. bring a book or your friends, order from the delicious menu and relax the day away. In addition to Vietnamese favorites, you can find Western must-eats such as vegetarian pizza, pasta, and even Thai curry.
3. Truc Lam Trai Restaurant
With the bamboo and wooden furniture, Truc Lam Trai brings you to the Vietnamese countryside. Every single dish in the menu is worth a mention and if you have a hard time choosing, just make time to visit on the 1st or the 15th day of the Lunar calendar every month (full moon and new moon), and you will be welcomed with a delicious vegetarian buffet feast.
4. Uu Dam vegetarian restaurant
Uu Dam provides the small percentage who follows a solely vegetarian/vegan lifestyle with a high standard vegan restaurant. Space is large, spanning over three floors, where a lot of thought has gone into the design — the aim is to make you feel at home and at ease as you dine. The menu focuses on an all-vegetable take on pan-Asian cuisine and includes a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes popular throughout the country. Prices are not too hard on your wallet, and you’ll be able to get away with paying about USD$10.00 per person, probably even less.
5. An Phuc vegetarian restaurant
You will not be able to refuse dishes harmoniously combined taste and eye-catching appearance here. The venue offers a warm interior, with a balcony on the second floor that is the perfect spot to people-watch as you dig into your delicious meal. The menu includes tofu and mock meat dishes, such as a vegan and vegetarian take on beefy pho. The staff is warm, with smiles all around, adding to the experience. The portions are also rather large and the prices extremely cheap. You will find yourself returning here time and time again during your stay.
6. Loving Hut – Vegan cuisine
It is highly recommended by Hanoi’s best-loved restaurants that specialize in fresh, seasonally inspired vegan meals, offering a variety of healthy dishes suitable for all diets. The menu is extensive, and you will find exciting dishes such as vegan chicken, vegan pork ribs and other meaty favorites with a delicious vegetarian twist. But meat lovers, beware!
After dining here you may realize how delicious mock meat can be. There are two floors of seating and from the second floor, you are able to watch the chefs create vegetable magic with their hands. A buffet twice a month (on the full moon and new moon days) for just VND$100,000 (USD$5.00) adds the cherry on top. There will be around 25 dishes to choose from.
7. Tinh Thuc Quan Vegetarian Buffet
Tinh Thuc Quan is a good choice among huge vegetarian buffet options in Hanoi. Tinh Thuc Quan has priced at a mere VND$99,000 (USD$5.00). Make sure you don’t eat prior to heading here as there are so many different treats you can eat to fill yourself up to the brim. If you have a hard time choosing, don’t worry, as the lovely staff are more than happy to recommend dishes based on your preferences. They’ll even help you come round two, three, and even four.
8. Ha Thanh Vegetarian Restaurant
Ha Thanh impresses each customer with their fantastic menu which comprises of dishes such as fried banana flowers, mock fish, sautéed gourds, fried aubergines, lemongrass tofu with tomato sauce, and maize pancakes – all cooked by practicing vegetarians. Buddhist monks also seem to congregate here on occasions, so you’re certainly getting the real deal. Be sure to have a look through their exotic snack counter that features vegan snail chips – something you can’t get your hands on in many places.
9. Aummee Vegetarian Restaurant
In mid-range vegetarian restaurants, Aummee is an elegant one serving traditional Vietnamese dishes sans meat. Located on a street off Truc Bach lake, the setting is intimate and nourishes the soul. The restaurant has an excellent reputation and is known for being creative with the presentations and preparations of the dishes. Make sure to try the square spring rolls, guaranteed to satisfy even meat lovers, and end your meal with the home-made lemongrass tea. There’s even a souvenir corner selling handicrafts made by local artisans looking to earn an honest buck. Aummee is one of those places that are worth walking hours for, and we really mean it.