10 Best Asian Restaurants In Austin, Texas

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Melissa
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Texas isn’t all just deserts, pine forests, and the Rio Grande - just as you might have imagined it to be. Being the largest state in the United States, both by area and population, Texas is also home to world-renowned food and drinks. One popular town with such a reputation is the town of Austin. Those travelling to Austin will find themselves surrounded by barbecue, steak, ribs and the likes. But if you’re in for a different kind of cuisine experience, the town of Austin also has Asian restaurants on the side. Whether it’s noodles or sushi, there are plenty to choose from. Here’s our list of the best Asian restaurants in Austin, Texas, USA.

1. Pho Saigon Noodle House


Craving for some noodles in the middle of all the barbecue? Pho Saigon is ready to serve you. This Vietnamese noodle house is actually a chain with locations all over the country. Started in 1998, this husband-wife venture has a menu full of different noodle soups. Whether it’s beef or chicken, you’re sure to love their Vietnamese style cooking. It’s also healthy too!

Pho Saigon

Address: 10901 N Lamar Blvd, Ste A108, Austin, TX 78753

Price: Under 10 USD

Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 10:00 am-9:00 pm | Sat-Sun: 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Website: Pho Saigon

2. Sway

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Craving for some Thai food? Dine in Sway for a modern yet authentic Thai food adventure. This modern and elegant 4-star restaurant is known for its Tiger Cry, Jungle Curry and Som Tam. In case you aren’t really a fan of spicy food, they also offer non-spicy dishes that are just as good as their best sellers. You’ll also love the ambience as the place feels like a modern and trendy restaurant in New York.

Sway

Address: 1417 S 1st St, Austin, TX 78704-3040

Price: 11-30 USD

Opening hours: Sun-Wed: 11:00 am-10:00 pm | Thur-Sat: 11:00 am-11:00 pm

Website: Sway

3. DFG Noodles


For those with a jam-packed itinerary can waste no time when they get their food from DFG or Dang F'in Good Noodles. This food truck offers the best Thai food (voted as the best in the city) for the travelling foodie. If you’re a huge fan of noodles, you should try the Slow time Special noodles or the Scholar noodles. The staff is also quick, friendly and very accommodating. Be sure to check their website for the location updates as they aren’t always at the same place every day.

DFG Noodles

Address: 3505 N Interstate 35 Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78722

Opening hours: Tue-Fri: 11:30am - 2:00pm | Sat-Mon: Closed

Website: DFG Noodles

4. Pan Asian Restaurant


Craving for some Asian cuisine? In 888 Pan Asian Restaurant, you can choose from Vietnamese, Thai and Chinese dishes. And if you’re feeling a little adventurous, you can try mixing the dishes and experience an Asian gastronomic experience. The placed is usually packed, so arrive early if you can.

888 Pan Asian Restaurant

Address: 2400 E Oltorf St, Ste 1, Austin, TX 78741

Price: Under 10 USD

Opening hours: Mon-Sat: 11:00 am-2:00 am | Sun: 12:00 pm-11:30 pm

Website: 888 Pan Asian Restaurant

5. Saigon Le Vendeur


You don’t have to travel far to have a taste of Vietnam. Known for their unique street food, Saigon Le Vendeur is your best bet if you’re looking for go-to Vietnamese food. Try their tofu banh mi, vermicelli and spring rolls. Pair your food with Vietnamese coffee, too. Although Vietnamese themed, its ambiance and decorations scream Austin, Texas.

Saigon Le Vendeur

Address: 2404 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702

Price: Under 10 USD

Opening hours: Mon-Fri: 11:00 am-9:00 pm | Sat: 11:00 am-5:00 pm | Sun: Closed

Website: Saigon Le Vendeur

6. Sushi Zushi

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


What happens when traditional and modern Japanese food fuse together? Sushi Zushi happens! Explore the authentically creative dishes this Japanese restaurant has to offer. Dedicated to the adventurous and first-timers alike, their chef prepares only the best and fresh Japanese dishes that will satisfy your appetite beyond expectations. This charming restaurant offers local and healthy dishes.

Sushi Zushi of 5th Street

Address: 1611 W 5th St, Ste 105, Austin, TX 78703

Price: 11-30USD

Opening hours: Mon-Thurs: 11:00am-10:00pm | Fri: 11:00am-11:00pm | Sat: 11:30am-11:00pm | Sun: 11:30am-10:00pm

Website: Sushi Zushi of 5th Street

7. Uchi

Uchi Sushi
Source: Photo by Flickr user Kimberly Vardeman used under CC BY 2.0

Every traveling foodie’s Austin adventure is not complete without a bite at Uchi. Those who love Japanese food will love this refurbished South Austin bungalow that serves signature non-traditional Japanese dishes. These dishes were made by their award-winning in-house chef, Tyson Cole, and are sure not to disappoint. Explore their Japanese creations and pair it up with their special Sake (Japanese liquor). Since their opening in 2009, the place has been jam-packed with visitors from across the world and the country!

Uchi

Address: 801 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78704

Price: Above 61 USD

Opening hours: Sun-Thu: 5:00pm-10:00pm | Fri-Sat: 5:00pm-11:00pm

Website: Uchi

8. Revue


Journey to the epicurean and cultural complexities of Asia with a taste of Italian cuisine! The unique restaurant of Revue offers just that. Here at the Revue, taste the locally grown and sourced products in their creative dishes and experience the distinct culinary worlds come together. We’re also sure you’ll love the vibrant and colorful dining experience Revue has to offer. Contrary to popular belief, everything is different, but looks and tastes well together. Be sure to try the brussel sprouts, chili wontons, pizza, and poke for maximum gastronomic wonders.

Revue

Address: 101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701

Price: 11-30 USD

Opening hours: Mon-Thu & Sun: 6:30am-10:30am, 11:00am-3:00pm, 5:00pm-1:00am | Fri: 6:30am-10:30am, 5:00pm-1:00am | Sat:12:00pm-3:00pm, 5:00pm-1:00am

Website: Revue

9. Uchiko

Wagyu beef to cook on a stone
Source: Photo by Flickr user WordRidden used under CC BY 2.0

If you can’t get enough of the Japanese cuisine, you have to try it at Uchiko. This private and modern restaurant is actually the “child of Uchi (restaurant)”, which opened in 2010 in Austin. Their menu is inspired from Uchi’s innovative menu, but more known to be creative and exotic. Try Uchiko’s noteworthy mix of flavored dishes and accented sushi to round out the whole dining experience. You can also have a table or room reserved for special events.

Uchiko

Address: 4200 N Lamar Blvd, Ste 140, Austin, TX 78756

Price: Above 61 USD

Opening hours: Sun-Thu: 5:00pm-10:00pm | Fri-Sat: 5:00pm-11:00pm

Website: Uchiko

10. The Peached Tortilla

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


The Peached Tortilla is another must-visit for those travelling to Austin, Texas. Merging the old and new, the Peached Tortilla is based on Southern comfort food with a touch of Asian flavor. Boasting on their taste and quality, they’ve grown from a single food truck to a brick and mortar restaurant, to now a full-service catering company and venue space. Go in hungry and leave in happy and full!

The Peached Tortilla

Address: 5520 Burnet Rd, Ste 100, Austin, TX 78756

Price: 11-30 USD

Opening hours: Tue-Thu: 5:00pm- 10:00pm | Fri-Sat: 11:00am-2:00pm, 5:00pm- 11:00pm | Sun: 10:30am-2:30p, 5:00pm-9:00pm | Mon: Closed

Website: The Peached Tortilla

No need to travel far to experience a taste of Asia

Asian food
Source: Pixels

If you’re tired of the usual barbeques and steaks, you don’t have to travel far to experience something new. Here in Austin, there are plenty of Asian themed restaurants left and right. From Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and other modern Asian cuisine mixes, there’s plenty for the travelling foodies to explore. Try one of our picks of Asian restaurants in Austin.

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Melissa is a 20-something-year-old storyteller from Manila. She's been to Europe and Asia but still dreams of going around her home, the Philippines. When she's not traveling, you can find her in...Read more

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