Buddha Bodai - Closed

42-96 Main St.
Flushing, NY 11367
718-939-1188

Details

  • Sun, Sat 9:30am-9:30pm, Mon-Fri 10am-9:30pm
  • $$
  • Delivery, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Parking Lot Available, No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
In Main Street's smorgasbord of Chinese restaurants, this joint is unique, offering an entirely vegetarian menu, with credible meatless renditions of congee, steamed dumplings, and bean curd Sichuan-style. Perhaps more interesting are the dishes that mimic flesh, ranging from barbecued ribs to duck to snails, with varying results (marvel at the roast pork made with rye-bread crust--it almost works). Top of the line, and most recommended, is the "whole lobster" spinach torso, asparagus legs, and a tail composed of shredded tofu textured like lobster meat, though falling short of it in flavor.

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