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Buddha Bodai
Kosher Restaurant$$
Today 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
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5 Mott St New York, NY 10013
5 Mott StreetUSNew YorkNew York10013
$$Kosher Restaurant, Asian Restaurant
Kosher Restaurant
Asian Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Vegetarian Restaurant
Dim Sum Restaurant
Today 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmTuesday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmWednesday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmThursday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmFriday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmSaturday 10:00 am – 10:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Situated in the heart of Chinatown, Buddha Bodai has been serving magnificent vegetarian meals since its inception in 2004. Buddha Bodai is committed to achieving and maintaining the delicate flavors of China's deep culinary history.
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Kosher vegetarian mock-meat dim sum & other Chinese dishes in a casual environment.- Google
"A lot of tasty stuff that mimics the flavor of traditional non vegetarian foods."
"Kosher vegetarian dim sum!"
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Alex Ho
a month ago
My favorite Vegetarian restaurant in all of New York due to their variety. The lunch special is reasonably priced and the service is usually fast and good. Now keep in mind some of the things you order will be microwaved so don't be surprised if certain items come out rather quickly. The management tries their best to make advertise Kosher-Friendly, good news for Kosher practitioners. The only people who I think may have a problem with any of their food are either those who really think the Chicken is chicken, those who are expecting meat, those who don't like Chinese food and/or those who have a peculiar interest in food.
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Nina Monks
a month ago
I am not a big fan of vegetarian food, and when my friend suggested this place i was like "OK...". But, the food is very good, and even the things which are meat-like are delicious. It doeskin mean that i will go there again, since i will prefer a good steak over many dishes, but if you are a vegetarian, i think you are going to like it.
Benny Davidashvilly
2 weeks ago
The people there were so friendly, and the food was incredible. Perfect for our family of vegans and meat eaters
Amber G
5 months ago
I usually don't like mock meat dishes so I picked a vegetarian dim sum classic- the durian cake - to try at first. It was very well done, even better than a few places I visited in Hong Kong. In fact the entire place's atmosphere and customers give you a very authentic feeling. Def recommended!
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David Weinberger
4 months ago
Delicious. Completely vegetarian. In fact, so scrupulously that it's certified kosher. We had delectable dim sum and a great General Cho's "chicken". It's not a fancy place, but its also not an expensive place. The service was fast. The food was fresh. If you're looking for food that's veggie, kosher, Chinese, and delicious, this is definitely a five star place.
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Zak Young
in the last week
General Tsao just blew my mind. Crunchy underneath the sauce. This restaurant alone is reason enough to move here
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Ford FourD
3 months ago
I love this place. First time I went I actually got to see a Rabbi walk in and inspect the kitchen! The vegetarian boneless spare rib tips are sooooo good — even better than the "real" thing.
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D Nguyễn
8 months ago
This popular Chinese vegetarian restaurant in Chinatown is good for both herbivore and omnivores. The décor is standard issue Chinatown metal chairs and tables one step above the birthday parties rental space minus the balloons. Orders are taken quickly so no time for chatter or perusing the menu like a novel. As far as food wise I’m not sure if the sauces, salt and oil off set the ‘healthiness’ of the dishes of different tofu and vegetable. Either way it is still good and you feel like a good deed done.
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