Whether you’re in the mood for fiery curry or delicate noodles, these Asian restaurants are guaranteed to satisfy your craving. Want to win prizes for simply chowing down on some delicious grub? Check out some of these and plenty of other dining spots in our International Restaurants Passport.
In West Park, Himalayan Restaurant’s rich curries, bright yellow spicy daal soup, and rosy tandoori chicken will delight your eyes as well as your tastebuds. Make sure to come back for their weekend lunch buffet.
Located in the foodie’s mecca of East 4th Street in downtown Cleveland, Saigon offers traditional Vietnamese dishes with a side of elegance. Come on a chilly autumn day and dig into a bowl of hearty pho or any of their other noodle soups. Come on a sunny summer day and enjoy some summer rolls and one of their incredible stir-fries. While you’re at it, grab a fried banana for dessert.
Singapore has one of the liveliest street food scenes on the planet. And Dang Good Foods recreates that energy in Lakewood. Everything on its small menu is a winner, from the Deconstructed Crab Rangoon to crispy chicken wings. And the spam musubi (teriyaki spam sandwiched between sushi-grade rice) will make you a Spam fan.
Every dish is beautifully presented, but not fussy. The soups are savory, without being overpowering. The noodles are just the right level of chewiness. And you can create your own curry, choosing from five different kinds of curry, four different spice levels, and various protein options.
This Parma restaurant was one of the first Korean restaurants in the Cleveland area and is still a favorite. Your table will be crowded with all the different kinds of banchan. Try a hot stew, like kimchee jji gae, with a teriyaki dish to balance out the spice.
If we’re talking about Asian restaurants, we’ve got to talk about some Asiatown Staples. One of the best places to get dumplings, either steamed, fried, or in soups. Period.
This food truck serving up authentic Filipino dishes has developed a devoted following since it started three years ago. Try their popular chicken tocino or beef skewers. Follow them on Facebook to see where their next stop is.
Located in the hip Tremont neighborhood, Ty Fun has been serving up authentic Thai food for over a decade. Their experience shows in their soups, curries, and noodle dishes. And try one of their unique cocktails too.
This small, family-run restaurant offering Bangkok street food has a big following. Hit them up for tasty vegan options and great bubble tea that will keep you coming back for more.
Long an Ohio City favorite for their exceptional service and their amazing Thai dishes. You can design your own curry. And their extensive menu will satisfy everyone’s spice level.
This small, family-run restaurant offers a wide selection of Cambodian and Vietnamese dishes. The perfect place both for those who like their noodles soups spicy and for those who prefer something tamer.
A great place to come if you’re looking for the Korean BBQ experience. Find excellent cuts of beef and pork for you to grill at your table. And you can wash it all down with Korean soju.
Pacific East, in Coventry, is one of those rare restaurants that successfully pays homage to two very different cuisines. You can find fresh sushi and sashimi, as well as savory teriyaki and tempura dishes that are hallmarks of Japanese cuisine. But you can’t go wrong with their Nasi Goreng (Malaysian shrimp fried rice) or one of their sizzling platters (beef; seafood; chicken and tofu; or shrimp) from their Malaysian menu.