10 Best Asian Restaurants In Jacksonville, Florida - Updated 2021

asian restaurants in jacksonville fl

Famed for its harmonic diversity of cultures, the energy of its residents and the sandy beaches, Jacksonville is a city that attracts visitors on the regular. Some people may forget the fact that Jacksonville is also incredibly rich and diverse in the food scene, with restaurants and cuisines galore. One such variety that is on offer is Asian cuisine. The populous city invites people from all backgrounds and we can taste it through the food. With Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese and not to mention fusion, pan-Asian, modern dishes available in the city, you will be left with a lot of options for your meal. Read on to discover the best Asian restaurants in Jacksonville, Florida.

1. Hawkers Asian Street Fare

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

ICYMI: brunch is back at Hawkers Windermere! Available Saturdays & Sundays from 11am - 3pm. See you there

Posted by Hawkers Orlando on Friday, January 22, 2021

Hawker food is a staple across Asia and this nice restaurant captures its essence and brings it to Jacksonville. Hawkers Asian Street Fare serves classic hawker foods you would find on the streets or on carts in Asia at an affordable price. The cuisines that they offer are very diverse and will leave you wanting to revisit a second, and maybe a third time. Ranging from the Indian roti prata, the Thai pad thai, Singaporean mei fun and more, you’re bound to get the best taste of all of Asia!

Hawkers Asian Street Fare

Address: 1103 Mills Ave N, Orlando, FL 32803

Website: Hawkers Asian Street Fare

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

2. Rice Bowl Asian Cuisine

Posted by Rice Bowl Asian Cuisine on Thursday, 11 June 2015

Rice Bowl Asian Cuisine may look like a typical, average eatery, but it is a hidden gem among the restaurants in Jacksonville. They serve typical Asian dishes but manage to make their flavors robust and unique, keeping people coming back for more. Specializing in Chinese dishes, guests rave about the lo mein, orange chicken, egg rolls and more. Furthermore, they also serve other regional cuisines with Korean noodles being a popular menu item. Top up your meal with a side of their fluffy rice and your belly will thank you later!

Rice Bowl Asian Cuisine

Address: 13947 Beach Blvd #110, Jacksonville, FL 32224, United States

Website: Rice Bowl Asian Cuisine

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

3. Green Papaya

weekend is coming! come in and try our new special of Curry glazed Mahi Mahi

Posted by Green Papaya Thai Cuisine on Thursday, 3 April 2014

Green Papaya is a famous delicacy in Thailand and it is an apt name for this restaurant located at the back of a shopping area. Serving Asian cuisines with an emphasis on Thai foods, this restaurant will fill your palate with flavor. Popular dishes include Thai green curry, pad thai and Bangkok noodles, which will make you feel like you’re in Thailand. You can even customize your spice level, offering people with low-spice tolerance to enjoy Thai food yet also giving spice-freaks a run for their money! Whilst you’re here, don’t forget to get the green papaya salad as the restaurant is so aptly named after.

Green Papaya

Address: 13141 City Station Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32218, United States

Website: Green Papaya

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11am - 9:30pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 10:30pm

4. Blue Bamboo

It's Friday so you know what that means! Grabbing some Hip Asian Comfort Food at Blue Bamboo!

Posted by Sip & Savor Jax on Friday, 4 August 2017

Blue Bamboo is a unique name for a restaurant and it shows on their menu. The place is known for its Asian fusion dishes which feel both traditional and modern. The chef, and owner of the restaurant, had extensive culinary training before opening his restaurant and every single dish on the menu is well designed and carefully crafted. Popular dishes such as sweet and sour chicken or dragon whiskers get a modern, hip twist which makes this restaurant refreshing!

Blue Bamboo

Address: 3820 Southside Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32216, United States

Website: Blue Bamboo

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 2pm, 5pm - 9pm; Sat: 5pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

5. Indochine Downtown

Crispy rolls!

Posted by indochine downtown jax on Saturday, 24 June 2017

Serving Thai, Vietnamese as well as Japanese cuisines, Indochine Downtown is a casual restaurant with peaceful vibes, in the heart of Jacksonville. The name Indochine refers to the old French colony consisting of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and thus, the restaurant fittingly specializes in Southeast Asian cuisine, with dishes such as crab rangoon. Moreover, the place even serves sushi and other Japanese treats to diversify your taste buds. There’s even a full bar with some interesting Asian cocktails and mixes.

Indochine Downtown

Address: 21 E Adams St #200, Jacksonville, FL 32202, United States

Website: Indochine Downtown

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat: 5pm - 10pm; Sun: 5pm - 9pm

6. Peony Asian Bistro

Lo Mein and Szechuan Chicken! _ : @lital_eats_jax _ #peonyasianbistro #natedoesfood #nomnomjax #yelpjax #jacksonville #jax #904 #onlyinduval #igersjax

Posted by Peony asian bistro on Thursday, 28 March 2019

Peony Asian Bistro is a Chinese restaurant with simple decor that reminds you of restaurants in China. With the large wooden tables and circular tables for large groups, it creates a casual and comfortable atmosphere for you and your meal. For an authentic Chinese experience, be sure to try out their Peking duck, as well as beef chow fun, which receive rave reviews from guests. The restaurant is always packed with guests so be sure not to miss out!

Peony Asian Bistro

Address: 10586 Old St Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257, United States

Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Thu & Sun: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 10pm (closed on Tue)

7. BENTO Jacksonville Town Center

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Posted by BENTO asian kitchen + sushi on Friday, 10 January 2020

Who doesn’t love a bento box? For a nice, modern taste of Japanese cuisine, this restaurant is the destination for you. Located in the town center, this place is perfect for a quick lunch after a day of work or shopping. Their Japanese dishes have a sleek, modern twist which is refreshing for any palette. With a huge variety of bento boxes as well as poke bowls, you’ll have options galore as you decide which to pick. It gets even better as they serve fresh boba tea, perfect to wash down your meal!

BENTO Jacksonville Town Center

Address: 4860 Big Island Drive #1, Jacksonville, FL 32246, United States

Website: BENTO Jacksonville Town Center

Opening hours: 11am - 10pm (daily)

8. Mama Fu's Asian House

Happy Chinese New Year! 🧨 Wishing you happiness, prosperity, and allllll the crispy crab rangoons in the year of the...

Posted by Mama Fu's Asian House on Friday, 24 January 2020

Mama Fu’s Asian House is a family-friendly, cozy, inviting and welcoming Asian restaurant that will fulfill all your Asian-food cravings. The simple decor and atmosphere make this a perfect place for a quick bite or some takeout. With a variety of simple and timeless Asian dishes such as pad thai, spring rolls and shrimp fried rice, the place has it all. The dishes may be simple but they are made with heart, which is bound to satisfy even the most refined palettes.

Mama Fu's Asian House

Address: 11105 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223, United States

Website: Mama Fu’s Asian House

Opening hours: Sun - Mon: 11am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 9:30pm

9. Jimmy Fu's Asian Restaurant

Trying out new spot good and cheap

Posted by Joey Pen on Monday, 30 January 2017

Jimmy Fu’s Asian Restaurant may look unassuming on the outside, but their food is bound to have visitors coming back for seconds. The restaurant serves authentic Chinese food. Moreover, their service is quick and fast, making it a perfect destination to get a quick bite. Typical Chinese dishes such as kung pao chicken or Hunan beef are available, as well as some regional, fusion cuisines such as Thai noodles. If you’re too busy to sit and eat, the restaurant is ideal for takeout and your meal will still be ever as delicious.

Jimmy Fu's Asian Restaurant

Address: 9100-14 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32225, United States

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

10. Kaika Teppanyaki Asian Fusion

We love to hear what our guests have to say! Check out this great 5-star review from Raquel B. on Yelp: "Food is...

Posted by Kaika Teppanyaki Asian Fusion on Friday, 1 July 2016

Teppanyaki is a style of Japanese food that involves the use of an iron griddle to cook food, usually in front of patrons who are dining. This famous style of Japanese cuisine is brought to Jacksonville via Kaika Teppanyaki Asian Fusion. For something a little bit fancier than your usual meal, this place is ideal as the dishes are all of very high quality. Plus, you even get to watch your food being made via the experienced chefs as their spinning, flipping and other tricks will leave you entertained the whole night.

Kaika Teppanyaki Asian Fusion

Address: 1012-1 Margaret St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, United States

Website: Kaika Teppanyaki Asian Fusion

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10:30am - 3pm, 4:30pm - 10pm; Sat: 12pm - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

Get your Asian food fix

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What are you waiting for? Hop out and get a delicious taste of what Jacksonville’s Asian food scene has to offer. Be it Chinese hor fun, Vietnamese pho, Thai pad thai, these restaurants have a huge diversity in tastes and dishes. Use the list to find out which restaurant and which cuisine you want to try next.

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