Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese--Northern Kentucky has no shortage of Asian food offerings that are sure to tickle your taste buds. Check out our quick list of some local favorites, but don’t overlook the full listings of Asian restaurants below.
Best Asian Restaurants in Covington
Riverside Korean, Covington
Locally owned and operated since 1987, Riverside Korean features authentic dishes served in a cozy atmosphere where you can either sit on the traditional Korean-style floor or at an American-style table or booth. Dishes such as Bulgogi and Sam Gyub Sal Bo Sam, steamed pork belly accompanied with kimchee and shrimp sauce is a small sampling of menu offerings.
Kung Food Chu’s Amerasia, Covington
Kung Food Chu’s Amerasia features Taiwanese dishes and a wide selection of craft beers in a kitschy spot with kung fu posters. Offering more than 100 craft beers and affordable, delicious food to pair with it, Chef Chu makes everything from scratch and most entrees can be made with a protein of choice or vegetarian. Be careful with the spice level… their scale is off the charts!
Best Asian Restaurants in Newport & Bellevue
Siam Orchid, Bellevue
Located along beautiful, historic Fairfield Avenue in Bellevue, Siam Orchid features Thai fare such as curry, soups, pad Thai, and more. The chef's specialties include three-flavor walleye, Siam crispy duck and Tom Yum seafood. Definitely a must-eat while doing a little shopping in Bellevue.
Casual Chinese, Newport
Classic Chinese & Thai fare highlight this snug takeout destination. Don’t miss the bargain lunch deals on all of your favorite traditional Chinese dishes.
Best Asian Restaurants in Florence
Mai Thai, Florence
At Mai Thai Restaurant & Sushi Bar, you’ll never be disappointed by the excellent quality and delicious food. They pride themselves in serving their guests genuine, flavorful dishes inspired by Thai and Japanese cuisine.
Fuji Steakhouse, Florence
Fuji Steakhouse is a great place for friends to gather for drinks and enjoy the entertaining flair and fun of eating at a hibachi grill. Plus, the full sushi bar and large menu that includes tempura and teriyaki dinners, bento boxes and tempura ice cream will keep everyone satisfied.
Cathay Kitchen, Florence
At Cathay Kitchen, every meal is unique. Visit the low-key strip-mall Chinese spot serving classic noodles, stir-fries & spicy dishes plus lunch deals.
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