12 Best Asian Restaurants In Providence, Rhode Island

asian restaurants in providence

The capital city of Rhode Island, Providence takes pride in having a thriving food culture. This is one reason why the state has become a choice destination among many for culinary adventures, and people here celebrate food as part of their daily lives. Food festivals are held throughout the year, along with walking tours to various well-known eating places, restaurant-week celebrations, and many other events that will make your tastebuds tingle with delight. With the locals’ passion for food, you can find diverse cuisines to try when you visit Providence, and those include Asian food. In this article, you will discover the best Asian restaurants in Providence, Rhode Island. This way, you’ll know where to go when you’re looking for some comfort food during your travels to this foodie state.

1. Jacky's Waterplace & Sushi Bar

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

Posted by Jacky's Waterplace Restaurant on Monday, September 30, 2013

Drop by Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar if you’re craving some Asian food. This riverside restaurant is renowned for its Pan-Asian fusion dishes that will surely satisfy your cravings. Favorites include many sushi and sashimi options, rice and noodle dishes, soup and salad platters, and luscious desserts.

These tasty dishes can perfectly be paired with any of the restaurant’s beverage options including martinis and exotic cocktails as well as a wide selection of top-notch wines, which include whites, reds, blushes, and sparklers.

Jacky's Waterplace & Sushi Bar

Address: 200 Exchange St, Providence, RI 02903, United States

Website: Jacky’s Waterplace & Sushi Bar

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 9:30pm; Fri: 11:30am - 10:30pm; Sat: 1pm - 10:30pm; Sun: 1pm - 9:30pm

2. Bee's Thai Cuisine

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If you suddenly have this desire for Thai dishes during your visit to Providence, RI, look no further than Bee’s Thai Cuisine. It’s one of the best restaurants in the city when it comes to Thai cuisine as it serves not only tasty authentic Thai dishes in huge portions but ensures a completely wonderful dining experience thanks to the reasonable prices, excellent service, and its overall relaxing casual dining area.

Some of the goodies you can enjoy here include fresh spring rolls, chicken satay, tom yum soup, green papaya salad, pad thai noodles, stir-fried veggies, sit-fried seafood, and curries. For a complete dining experience, pair your choice of food with a glass of refreshing Thai iced tea.

Bee's Thai Cuisine

Address: 167 Ives St, Providence, RI 02906, United States

Website: Bee’s Thai Cuisine

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 9:30pm (closed on Sun)

3. Apsara Asian Restaurant

Borrowing the name of a supernatural being who performs an exclusive dance to entertain the king of Cambodia, Apsara Asian Restaurant aims to treat you to the spicy and sumptuous cuisines of Cambodia, Thailand, China, and Vietnam. With its extensive menu, you will always have many options to try. The huge portions are also perfect for sharing with your friends or family. If you’re familiar with dishes from the countries mentioned, you might hesitate to order since most of them are spicy. But fear not! The staff at Apsara Asian Restaurant is more than happy to help you find a meal that you can enjoy.

Apsara Asian Restaurant

Address: 716 Public St, Providence, RI

Website: Apsara Asian Restaurant

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

4. Yama Fuji

Tuna, White Tuna, Salmon, Squid Sashimi and Uni (Sea Urchin) Sushi

Posted by Yama Fuji -providence on Thursday, 19 December 2019

Based on the name alone, you might have already guessed that Yama Fuji is a Japanese restaurant. However, you will also find on the menu several Chinese dishes. Yama Fuji’s sushi options are a favourite among returning customers, combined with the friendly service. Even though the place is considered small, its atmosphere is excellent for a quick bite with friends. When you don’t feel like going out, the place can deliver your food in under an hour.

Yama Fuji

Address: 1190 N Main St, Providence, RI

Website: Yama Fuji

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

5. Noodles 102

We serve plates full of pure joy.

Posted by Noodles 102 on Monday, 30 September 2019

This place started as a dream of the owner, Mustafa Kuscu—to create a unique dining experience in a noodle house. He opened Noodles 102 in 2007, with the concept that customers can customize their noodle bowls. Using the best ingredients and serving people with joy, Noodle 102 has quickly become one of the favorite noodle houses in Providence. The range of noodles that can be ordered here is very broad—from ramen and pho to wet and dry noodles. Also, the choices of meat and vegetables are varied. Another unique trait of this place is its BYOB (bring your own beverage) policy, so you can bring your own drink to enjoy with a delicious noodle bowl.

Noodles 102

Address: 102 Ives St, Providence, RI

Website: Noodles 102

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 9pm (closed on Sun)

6. Chong Qing House

Regulars at Chong Qing House would tell you that the dishes here are some of the most authentic Chinese food they’ve ever tasted. But even people who’ve just discovered Chong Qing are also pleased with the menu and services. With the restaurant’s extensive options and affordable prices, it’s easy to see how it has quickly become a favorite among visitors. If you’re a fan of spicy food, then a stopover at this place is a must when you’re in Providence.

Chong Qing House

Address: 388 Wickenden St, Providence, RI

Website: Chong Qing House

Opening hours: Thu - Mon: 11am - 10pm; Tue - Wed: 4:30pm - 10pm

7. Sura

Drop by Sura if you’re craving for some Korean and/or Japanese food. The place will spoil you with an extensive menu. It will make your mouth water just by looking at the pictures on the list. With the restaurant’s excellent service and great atmosphere, you will be able to better savor your food—which the staff serves with joy. The details and seasonings of each dish are perfect, not to mention the gorgeous presentation. Indeed dining at Sura will turn you into a new fan of Korean and Japanese food.


Address: 232 Westminster St, Providence, RI

Website: Sura

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat: 12pm - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

8. Gourmet House Restaurant

Posted by Gourmet House Restaurant on Monday, 14 September 2015

Enjoy a range of Southeast Asian cuisines at this place. Although it specializes in Cambodian food, it also serves several Thai, Vietnamese, and even Chinese dishes. The meals are generous in portions, and Gourmet House Restaurant is considered affordable for the size of its offerings. It’s clear to see that the owner and people who work here are passionate about creating the best and most delicious food. The chefs keep the authenticity of the tastes, and the seasonings are phenomenal. Many people who’ve tried this place ended up as regulars.

Gourmet House Restaurant

Address: 787 Hope St, Providence, RI

Website: Gourmet House Restaurant

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

9. Veggie Fun

Mango salad with mango dressing !!

Posted by Veggie Fun on Sunday, 3 November 2013

Many people these days are all about healthy food, and they will try to find places where the meals are prepared with fresh and organic ingredients. This is what Veggie Fun’s owners had in mind when they started the business. They believe in eating healthy food that is good for your body, but you don’t have to “suffer” from the bland taste. By using vegetarian substitutes for meat, Veggie Fun really lives up to the word “fun” in its name.

Veggie Fun

Address: 123 Dorrance St, Providence, RI

Website: Veggie Fun

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat: 12pm - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

10. Den Den Cafe Asiana

Drop by Den Den Cafe Asiana to experience Korean and Japanese dining at a quirky cafe. The place is uniquely designed with bricks covering the walls and huge blackboards where the menu is written. The atmosphere is comfortable for a lunch date or a group meal with friends or family. With the efficient staff, Den Den Cafe Asiana provides a cozy place for people to enjoy the food. Although, during weekends or weekdays after hours, the place can be quite crowded, so you might want to plan ahead if you’re going to visit at those times. The bibimbap at Den Den Cafe Asiana is a crowd favorite for its authenticity and taste. Of course, other options available are also worth trying, especially if you’re a fan of Korean and Japanese cuisines.

Den Den Cafe Asiana

Address: 161 Benefit St, Providence, RI

Website: Den Den Cafe Asiana

Opening hours: 10:30am - 10pm (daily)

11. Lucky Kitchen

10 Best Asian Restaurants In Providence, Rhode Island
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This Chinese fast-food place is a good choice if you’re looking for American-style Chinese cuisine. Lucky Kitchen is widely famous for takeaways and deliveries. The service is fast, and the food is always delicious even after being transported from the restaurant’s location to yours. The extensive menu boasts dishes that are authentic and taste like the original recipes from China. Make sure you try the sweet and sour chicken—it’s a bestseller and will have you hooked for sure.

Lucky Kitchen

Address: 752 Hope St, Providence, RI

Website: Lucky Kitchen

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm

12. Lamei Hot Pot

Looking to indulge in "Hot Pot" like a pro? Traditional Chinese Hot Pot is all about the incredible sauces that...

Posted by LaMei Hot Pot on Sunday, 18 December 2016

The philosophy behind the Chinese hot pot is sharing a meal with your loved ones and enjoying the moment together. Lamei Hot Pot brings this belief into the business, with fresh ingredients and a variety of broth to cook. Many customers come to enjoy the food and bond over the cooking meat and vegetables. Indeed, Lamei is a great option to have a nice family dinner, especially in winter. The food and experience will instantly warm your tummy and heart.

Lamei Hot Pot

Address: 256 Broadway, Providence, RI

Website: Lamei Hot Pot

Opening hours: Tue - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 12pm - 10pm (closed on Mon)

Enjoy Asian comfort food at these amazing places

Asian cuisine is widely celebrated for its diversity and exquisite tastes. When you order the same food at different locations, they might taste the same. However, even when the flavors are different, the deliciousness is more or less equal. An Asian restaurant is also the perfect choice when you can’t decide what to eat. You’d have a variety of Asian classics to choose from, and they’re usually reasonably priced.

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