The historical city of Malacca is home to many good local foods and desserts. This includes everything from the robust Baba Nyonya cuisine to a slurpy cendol with Gula Melaka syrup and refreshing coconut shake. Health-conscious eaters, in the meantime, can find plenty of vegetarian food available in restaurants and cafes as well. So, if you are looking for the latter, check out our list of Top 10 Places For Vegetarian Food in Malacca.
1) Best Vegie Restaurant 慈園素食館
Operating since 2012, Best Vegie Restaurant is where you can taste home-style vegetarian dishes at a reasonable price. They serve like an economy mixed-rice concept, where they lay out multiple trays of different dishes to choose from. Other than vegetarian foods, they sell traditional pastries as well. Do keep in mind they are only open on weekdays from morning till the afternoon at 2.30 pm.
2) Man Yuan Fang Vegetarian Restaurant
Beyond its contemporary-looking interior lies a restaurant that specialises in the fusion mix of Asian and Western-style vegetarian dishes. Some of the recommended options include soya-based Spare Rib A la Peking and Buttermilk Abalone Mushroom, just to name a few. They also offer value-for-money set lunch menus, which come with a bowl of soup. You can locate Man Yuan Fang Vegetarian Restaurant in just a few stone’s throw away from Plaza Mahkota.
3) Botanist Cafe
Eat clean and above all, healthily at Botanist Cafe. They commit themselves to using only natural ingredients and fresh vegetables for their dishes without garlic and onions. Choices are aplenty here, covering the likes of Brown Rice Nasi Lemak, Five Grain Fried Rice, Braised Ramen Soup and delicious side dishes like Butter Cream Mushroom and the cafe’s Homemade Tofu. Also, don’t forget to wash it down with their signature Homemade Soya Milk served with a side of Gula Melaka syrup.
4) Lutan 21
Lutan 21 doesn’t just offer vegetarian foods. They also cooked their foods with no added MSG, preservatives or artificial colouring whatsoever. Just purely good and healthy foods and not to mention quality natural ingredients that go into the cooking. Some of the dishes available at Lutan 21 include Quinoa Long Bean Brown Rice, Veggie Fried Vermicelli and Vegetarian Nasi Lemak.
5) LVC Vege Restaurant 创意林镇藩料理坊
Tired of the same old vegetarian dishes? Well, LVC Vege Restaurant has plenty of creative fusion dishes worth trying here. This includes signature dishes like Memory Pumpkin with Tofu & Egg and Nesting Sichuan Five Flavours Mushroom Shred. Alternatively, try some of their other interesting vegetarian foods such as Mongolian Style Fried Abalone Mushroom, Soybean Tofu with Pumpkin Sauce & Vege Mince and Frying Vegetable with Nuts & Olive’s Green.
6) Vege Good Vegetarian Restaurant
Vege Good Restaurant lives up to its name when comes to serving quality vegetarian foods. And best of all, they prepare all their dishes with no added MSG. Nothing but just 100% vegetarian dishes and what’s more, they do not use onions and garlic as well. Their menu consists of mainly rice and noodle dishes such as Curry Mixed Vege Rice, Bitter Gourd Mushroom Rice and Tom Yam Soup Noodle.
7) Anthony Vegetarian Restaurant
Enjoy good food in the comfort of a cosy interior at Anthony Vegetarian Restaurant in Jalan Laksamana Cheng Ho. Their menu serves a mix of Asian and Western choices, offering the likes of Homemade Tofu Rice and Braised Meat with Taro (served with ramen or rice). If you prefer vegan-friendly burgers, go for the Creamy Mushroom Burger, Handmade Patty Burger or the appetising Sweet Chili Fish Burger.
8) Chin Hua Vegetarian Food
Located at Taman Kota Laksamana, this humble-looking restaurant of Chin Hua Vegetarian Food serves reasonably-priced dishes in a mixed-rice style. In other words, you get to scoop different types of vegetarian dishes from the trays neatly arranged on the long counter. You can also look into their menu, where they offer vegetarian rice/noodles and a la carte options like Seaweed Fried Rice, Fried Soya Mee and mock-style Teochew Steam Fish.
9) Soulgreen 心灵 舒适坊
Words like “varieties” are best described for the cosy Soulgreen at Kompleks Perniagaan Kota Shahbandar. Some of their must-order popular vegetarian dishes include Oyster Mushroom Fried Egg and Sweet & Sour Fillet Rice. They also serve hearty mock-style Western dishes like Mushroom Steak, Chicken Burger and Fish Fillet Burger. Prefer some light snacks instead? Dig in the likes of Fried Yam Ball and Crispy Yam.
10) Kafe SHITOYA
Reasonable prices and generous portions are what made the customers love to dine at Kafe SHITOYA. They serve various healthy vegetarian foods, where they incorporate ingredients like mushrooms, soybeans and pumpkins. Not to forget, you can also sit back and relax with a cup of in-house coffee and latte options.
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The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.
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