Green House Vegetarian

Cherry Hill Area, New Jersey

Closed as of Jun 1 12

655 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ 08108


3.9 / 2 votes

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Unusual Chinese vegetarian food

Offers dishes such as Dried Bamboo Shoot w. Chinese Celery, Potatoes and Peas w. Curry Sauce, Spiral Seaweed and Dried Bean Curd, Feather knishes stuffed with taro, and much more.

Added by conde.kedar on Apr 24 11 (last updated Jul 8 12)

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Green House is a dimly-lit, long and narrow Chinese joint filled with vinyl booths. Not exactly downscale, but not really a place to take a date, either.

On the other hand, the food is above average and has some unusual options. I had the dried bamboo shoot with fried tofu (~$10) and the sha cha potato (~$10). The dried bamboo dish came wonderfully presented, with fried tofu pockets lining the edges of the plate, and the bamboo thrown in the middle. The bamboo had a fermented taste that mixed well with the black pepper-covered tofu pockets.

The sha cha potato, which is an unusual offering, consisted of skillet-fried potatoes with a spicy, savory sauce. I liked this dish but it's a better one to share with people, alongside other dishes. This dish could be pretty boring on its own, though.

I like that they have brown rice and the service was friendly. If you're looking for a tasty, unusual Chinese meal, Green House merits a visit.

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I don't know how long this place will be here. Vegetarian Chinese in New Jersey?

Visit it while you can, because the food is excellent. I loved the Mashed BBQ Tofu on Nori. This is a thin piece of tofu cooked on top of a sheet of nori, and topped with a tangy sweet sauce. Note that this is not American BBQ sauce, though it's vaguely similar.

The fried veggie balls were also delicious. We tried a number of entries. The Sha Cha Potato was a highlight, as was the Fried Tofu with Scallion and Ginger. The Golden Rings sounded really exciting, but were a disappointment. They weren't crispy, as you'd expect from the description, and they were drowned in gloopy sweet sauce.

I hope this place sticks around, as it's the best Chinese I've had in the part of New Jersey, and I'd love to go back again.

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