Kong Foo Vegetarian Restaurant

Norwich, Connecticut

Closed as of Aug 26 11

85-91 Main St
Norwich, CT 06360
860-889-8000

Vegetarian

3.9 / 2 votes

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Totally vegetarian American-style Chinese cuisine

All vegan except for a few entrees clearly labeled with egg in their names, and except for the tofu cheesecake, which contains cow milk

Added by mark mathew braunstein on Dec 31 10 (last updated Sep 3 11)

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Darn! THIS RESTAURANT CLOSED DOWN LATE AUGUST 2011, lasted just 9 months, a great loss to the (obviously small) vegetarian community of SE CT.

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This is a solid vegetarian Chinese restaurant. I'm not sure why it's located in tiny Norwich, and not in a place like New Haven, but oh well. I'm also impressed that they have some mockmeats I've never heard of---mock belly fat, anyone?

The service is extremely friendly and prompt. I appreciated all the advice on dishes that my server offered.

I had a Taro's Nest ($13.95) with brown rice. It was basically a fried shell (made of taro) filled with all sorts of mockmeats---mock beef, fish, squid and crab. I thought the sauce in the dish was good, but I didn't like the taste of some of the mockmeats, namely the mock fish and the mock crab. That said, the taro nest was excellent and offered a nice departure in flavor and texture from boring noodles or rice.

The portion size of the dish was enough for one meal, but that means that it was an expensive meal for $17 (with tax and tip).

All in all, Kong Foo is solid. If they had lower prices I'd give them another star.

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Neighborhood

downtown, 1 block from courthouse

Directions

half block past Harp & Dragon Pub, directly opposite the Main St entrance to the indoor municipal parking garage

Non-Smoking

Wheelchair Accessible

Prices

$ - inexpensive

Payment

  • MasterCard Visa

Cuisines

  • Chinese

Features

  • Delivery
  • Large Group-Friendly

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Exterior.

Exterior.

its spacious interior & beautiful mural

Hours

11am - 9pm

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