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Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
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13 jordan road, Hong Kong, China
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Buffet on weekdays

They serve Dim Sum from 11, but at 12 there is a buffet with some Dim Sum, noodles, fried rice, hotpot, vegetables, spring rolls and a selection of deserts. Tip: come before 12 or reserve a table for the buffet, tables filled up very quickly! Staff spoke minimal english but were very accomodating... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was there for 6 days and my parents return each day to eat it! Love the chee cheong fun (forget how hongkong call it).. I love the taro puff.. Kind of ex though but we are on vacation!

Thank Serene H
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

They serve Dim Sum from 11, but at 12 there is a buffet with some Dim Sum, noodles, fried rice, hotpot, vegetables, spring rolls and a selection of deserts. Tip: come before 12 or reserve a table for the buffet, tables filled up very quickly! Staff spoke minimal english but were very accomodating to kids.

Thank Jbachfro
Hong Kong, China
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185 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Easily accessible by public transport such as bus or the underground, this vegetarian restaurant remains here for almost thirty years. Its appetizer namely mock roast pork and roast gooes and dessert, especially sweet glutinuous balls (red bean paste) are yummy.

Thank hktraveller328
Gosford, Australia
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stumbled across this restaurant after leaving the Jordan Street MTR and decided to give it a try. After the initial language barrier and being shown the restaurant upstairs we used our Google translate app to tell the staff we would like the downstairs buffet. We were not disappointed. A hugh variety of tasty vegetarian dishes to choose from and... More 

2 Thank EEddy
Fort Lauderdale
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278 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

walked into this restaurant and opted for all cart section upstairs. Recommend choosing buffet downstairs, as it was a better deal We were the only non Chonese patrons, which was a good sign to me. A large menu with some interesting new items, all delicious

Thank Jared F
Sarasota, Florida
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784 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Expected it to be a lot better, but just OK... noodles were good and with the pepper were quite tasty and a little bit spicy, so well worth trying... however, the dim sum and spring rolls were pretty bland/tasteless... We would not return, but veggie options in Kowloon are very limited, so if you gotta have veggie, may be worth... More 

Thank Geoff and Jenni G
Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the few buffet style vegetarian eatery in Hong Kong. The food is average but very reasonably prices. Those looking for good value with reasonable quality of vegetarian should try this place.

2 Thank Ben C
Tain, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Light Vegetarian Restaurant 7 years ago and dined upstairs, having the à la carte menu. This time we decided to try the the set price $HK120pp Buffet Dinner, we were not disappointed. All I can say about the food is that it was delicious and there was more than anyone could want to eat.... More 

Thank Highland-Birder
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I'm surprised there aren't more reviews on TripAdvisor for this restaurant. Maybe that's a good thing, as it remains off the beaten track. I regularly travel to Hong Kong and I always make it a point to have at least a meal at Light Vegetarian. While the buffet is excellent, I always enjoy ordering from their menu. No doubt you... More 

Thank simbajaj
Santander, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

We arrived early after a long flight and the vegetable dumplings and spring rolls are fantastic, we followed up with the noodles in pepper sauce. Highly recommend this resturant for high quality vegetarian.

Thank mum-travelling-again

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 jordan road, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong Region  >  Hong Kong>  > Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
  • Neighborhood: Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
  • Phone Number: 852-23842833

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Noodle, Asian, Vegetarian


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Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
The Jordan and Yau Ma Tei neighborhood is where you will find some of the more authentic areas of Hong Kong. Not as glamorous or busy as its neighbors Mong Kok to the north or Tsim Sha Tsui to the south, Yau Ma Tei is often mistakenly overlooked by visitors on their trips to Hong Kong. Exploring parts of this area makes you feel like you’ve been transported back in time. A large part of the neighborhood draws from the rich history of Temple Street, stretching from Jordan to Yau Ma Tei, where a mix of dai pai dongs (outdoor restaurants), market stalls, fortune tellers and old karaoke bars bring out the history and culture of the area. The neighborhood is a showcase of diversity – different ethnicities, cultures, and a mix of old and new.
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