From spring rolls to Phở to stir fry, Richmond’s restaurants bring the best of Asian cuisines to Virginia. In fact, Richmond boasts so many mouth-watering Asian dishes that it was incredibly difficult to choose just 5 restaurants for this list. Here are the 5 best Asian restaurants in Richmond, Virginia — and some may even deliver to your Richmond apartment!
Text by Sarah Vice
Foo Dog has a mix of traditional Asian cuisine and Asian fusion recipes. Plus, the building is covered with artwork depicting the Foo Dog mascot. It’s like having a nice meal and being in an art studio all in one. Also, while you’re there, try the many different styles of ramen. You’ll question why you ever ate store-bought in the first place.
Fat Dragon Chinese Kitchen and Bar
If you’re looking for creative and traditional Cantonese style dishes, look no further than Fat Dragon. This restaurant offers a multitude of Chinese flavors and alcoholic beverages. Moreover, customer reviews describe the staff as being polite and knowledgeable about their food. Also, Wednesdays are the days to go if you’re a wine connoisseur. They have half-off bottles!
Asian and Mexican never tasted so good together. This “Mexinese” restaurant combines the two styles of cooking, but doesn’t take away from their traditions. If beef burritos and crab tacos sounds like a good fit to you, then check out Wong Gonzalez. And they even offer vegan and gluten-free options.
Mekong prides itself on having authentic Vietnamese food and being a hot spot for beer lovers. There’s no question this is the place to be on a Saturday night. Try making your own spring roll when you order a grilled platter. It’s a delicious and creative way to get involved with your dinner.
Bonchon is a multinational Korean restaurant. With chain stores in more than 87 cities in the U.S. alone, there’s no doubt how good their food tastes. The quality service and large portions keep their customers coming back for more. Try the fried chicken that made them famous. Our suggestion: hot, tangy, twice-friend Half & Half Wings.