This is an old-school Buddhist vegetarian (vegan, actually) restaurant. It's in a bleak, decaying 1970s stripmall and the location (across from a shady motel, next to a grimy South Asian grocery store) really depressed me. This is not a place to take a date, to be sure.
It's cash-only, so make sure to have plenty of money on you, as most dishes run in the $9-10 range. It seems pricey to be cash only.
I had an order of homemade pancake ($3), a side of brown rice ($1.68), a curry veggie shrimp ($10), a black pepper veggie beef ($9) and a hot and spicy veggie chicken ($10).
The pancake was great: a flaky, tender roti-paratha style bread. It makes a good accompaniment to the main dishes, so I'd order it alongside rice, actually.
The veggie shrimp was pretty tasty, though I probably wouldn't order the mock shrimp again---the texture and taste are a bit too close to the real thing for my likes. This dish was unusual in its use of potato and apple slices as well which, taken together, worked pretty nicely.
The black pepper beef looks like chicken---long, dense strips of soy protein. These old school restaurants have never been good at differentiating between their mockmeats. This dish was okay, but a bit too dry (some more sauce would have helped).
The hot and spicy veggie chicken was the best dish, in my opinion, and is truly a spicy one. The "chicken" consisted of chewy-springy curls of shaved wheat gluten which could have been firmer (they were just a tad too chewy for me), but the sauce on this dish was excellent. I wish the dish came with bell peppers instead of celery and carrots.
A couple pieces of advice:
-Expect a 15-20 minute wait for your food, as it seems understaffed.
-They use really cheap styrofoam containers that don't form seals so, if you're getting take-out, make sure that the stuff is secured properly. Sadly for me, all the containers tipped over, and liquid sauces quickly spilled out into the carrying bag, at the first stop sign on the road.
All told, this is a decent place, but not great. For my money, Garden Fresh in Palo Alto or Green Cafe in Milpitas offer better vegan/vegetarian Asian food.